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"If they don't leave on their own, we'll chase them out like dogs," President Ilham Aliyev said on the eve of a new ceasefire on Sunday.

Hopes that a Russian-brokered ceasefire might hold were further dashed on Sunday with both sides accusing the other of intense shelling.

Houthis mark 2,000 days of 'resistance' in Sanaa

The New Arab Staff & Agencies

Houthis mark 2,000 days of 'resistance' in Sanaa

Piles of food donated by tribesmen were displayed at Sanaa's Al-Sabeen Square as the rebels marked 2,000 days of 'resistance'.

'No sign of life' in search for Beirut survivor

The New Arab Staff & Agencies

'No sign of life' in search for Beirut survivor

After three days' work removing piles of masonry, Chilean rescue specialist Francesco Lermanda late Saturday said there was no longer ...

Hopes of miracle fade in search for Beirut survivor

The New Arab Staff & Agencies

Hopes of miracle fade in search for Beirut survivor

Rescue teams continue to search for survivors in the rubble.

The New Arab Staff & Agencies

Search for bodies as Afghan floods kill over 160

Residents, using spades and shovels, joined in the rescue operation, clearing piles of rubble as they searched for bodies on Thursday.

The New Arab Staff & Agencies

Afghanistan flash floods kill over 100

At least 100 people have been killed in flash floods that have thrashed Afghanistan, reports confirmed.

The New Arab Staff & Agencies

Officials long warned of explosive chemicals at Beirut port

Lebanese authorities had raised the alarm on the dangerous stockpile of explosive material at Beirut's port at least 10 times prior to the ...

The New Arab Staff & Agencies

Lebanon president 'knew' of chemicals at port in July

Michel Aoun has revealed that he knew about the huge stockpile of ammonium nitrate at the port last month.

The young migrants risking everything to escape Greece

Aram Balakjian

The young migrants risking everything to escape Greece

In Patras, young Afghan migrants strive to reach western Europe. For those willing to endure an often brutal journey, the dream of building a ...

The New Arab Staff & Agencies

'Armageddon' at Beirut hospitals after blast hurt medics, patients

The deadly explosion that struck Beirut left Lebanese medical staff sustaining the same injuries as their patients.

'Living in hope': Families of Syria detainees await news

The New Arab Staff & Agencies

'Living in hope': Families of Syria detainees await news

Anguished relatives are poring over photos of torture victims from Syrian prisons, posted online by activists after the US imposed new sanctions ...

Kuwait Airways to slash 1,500 jobs amid coronavirus pressure

The New Arab

Kuwait Airways to slash 1,500 jobs amid coronavirus pressure

Kuwait Airways is laying off a quarter of its workforce as coronavirus piles pressure on the aviation industry.

Young Tunisians eat in secret despite Ramadan and lockdown

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Young Tunisians eat in secret despite Ramadan and lockdown

The generation gap in religious observance is not new but it took on a new dimension this year as the fasting month coincides with strict ...

Corruption, not coronavirus, is ravaging Lebanon

Carmen Geha

Corruption, not coronavirus, is ravaging Lebanon

Comment: Lebanon's inept government officials and violent security forces should be seen as the real virus of our times, writes Carmen Geha.

Tesbih Habbal

War-exhausted Syrians struggle to cope with coronavirus pandemic

Amid regime secrecy about the spread of Covid-19, war-weary Syrians face skyrocketing prices and food shortages as bomb-damaged health systems are unable to cope with the pandemic.

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Syrian activist returns to Damascus, vanishes under ‘mysterious circumstances’

Mazen Alhummad, who was brutally tortured by the Syrian regime for taking part in anti-government protests, lived in exile after his release in ...

The New Arab

Security forces crack down as Lebanon protests rage

Security forces on Friday fired rubber bullets and tear gas at protesters in Downtown Beirut, with Lebanese media reporting that more than 70 ...

Nabil Salih

Deadly protests engulf Iraq, but what ignited rage rage?

Chronic corruption, an endemic job inequality and an absence of improvement in public services – just a few of the factors forcing Iraqis to ...

Saudi-led coalition says unaware prisoners held at Yemen target

The New Arab & agencies

Saudi-led coalition says unaware prisoners held at Yemen target

The Saudi-led coalition has claimed to be unaware that prisoners were held at a detention centre they bombed on Monday.

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Bahrain backs Israeli airstrikes on Iranian forces as 'self-defence'

Bahrain's foreign minister on Monday appeared to back alleged Israeli airstrikes on Iranian-backed militia forces in the Middle East, defending ...

Trump's business before humanity mantra is wrecking Yemeni lives

A Yemeni journalist

Trump's business before humanity mantra is wrecking Yemeni lives

Comment: For Trump, business deals come first and humanity little more than an afterthought, writes a Yemeni journalist.

Syria Weekly: Golan Heights becomes a new propaganda battle

Paul McLoughlin

Syria Weekly: Golan Heights becomes a new propaganda battle

Syria Weekly: The end of the IS 'caliphate' was announced last week, with the final battle for Baghouz wiping out the militants' last outpost in ...

UN finds herpes killed millions of Iraqi carp

The New Arab

UN finds herpes killed millions of Iraqi carp

On Wednesday, the United Nations Environment Programme (UNEP) said a months-long international investigation had pinned down the slippery ...

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