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Jordan has moved Syrian activist Hasna al-Hariri to Azraq Camp for her unspecified "illegal activities”.

Comment: A brutal regional conflict broke out last November and shows no signs of winding down, writes Alex de Waal.

Turkey holds key rate at 19 percent

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Turkey holds key rate at 19 percent

Turkey will keep its main interest rate at 19 percent, as inflations of the Turkish lira rises.

Fighting Israel's erasure of Palestinian identity in Jerusalem

Farah Daana

Fighting Israel's erasure of Palestinian identity in Jerusalem

In-depth: From Sheikh Jarrah to Damascus Gate, Palestinians face a battle to protect their presence in Jerusalem.

How Russia could capitalise on Chad's instability

Ruslan Trad

How Russia could capitalise on Chad's instability

Analysis: Uncertainty in Chad following Idriss Deby's sudden death represents an opportunity for Russia to expand its interests in West and ...

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Drought-hit Jordan 'critical' as water sources dry up

Drought in Jordan is continuing to affect the crops and livelihoods of farmers, who are hoping for rain.

The New Arab Staff & Agencies

Saudi walks diplomatic high wire on Iran, Yemen

Secret talks between Saudi Arabia and Iran are aiming to end years of hostilities, and bring the brutal war in Yemen to a peaceful conclusion.

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US envoy in Egypt for Ethiopia dam talks

US envoy Jeffrey Feltman has met Egyptian president Abdel Fattah al-Sisi in a new effort to resolve the bitter dispute over Ethiopia’s Great ...

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Saudi-Iran discussions occurred ‘more than once’ in Iraq

Recent discussions between Saudi Arabia and Iran were not the first instance of talks between the two countries in Iraq, Iraqi President Barham ...

Facebook board upholds Trump suspension

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Facebook board upholds Trump suspension

While Facebook's quasi-independent Oversight Board voted to uphold the ban, it called the social network's 'indefinite' suspension of Trump ...

Tala Ramadan

Saudi Arabia's produce ban sends Lebanon a political message

In-depth: Saudi Arabia's decision to ban Lebanese produce comes as the country is experiencing the worst economic crisis in its modern history.

Iran nuclear talks in Vienna 'not collapsing': Russian ambassador

The New Arab Staff

Iran nuclear talks in Vienna 'not collapsing': Russian ambassador

A Russian ambassador has pushed back against claims the talks in Vienna are collapsing, and instead said that good progress is being made.

Dbeibah and Draghi: A new era in Italy-Libya relations

Francesco Petronella

Dbeibah and Draghi: A new era in Italy-Libya relations

Analysis: With new leaders in both countries, the relationship between Italy and Libya could be at a decisive turning point.

The Generals' Letter: playing with fire

Malia Bouattia

The Generals' Letter: playing with fire

Comment: The dangerous far-right Islamophobic rhetoric of the so-called Generals' Letter is unfortunately nothing new, writes Malia Bouattia.

US, UK reject reports of prisoner deal with Iran

The New Arab Staff & Agencies

US, UK reject reports of prisoner deal with Iran

In a meeting ahead of the 47th G7 summit, Washington and London's top diplomats denied prospects of a breakthrough in a prisoner swap deal with ...

The New Arab Staff

Corruption complaint filed in France against Lebanese bank governor

Lebanese Central Bank Governor Riad Salameh is under scrutiny over alleged corruption and mismanagement.

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Blinken in UK as G7 FMs resume in-person talks

Britain this week hosts the first face-to-face meeting of G7 foreign ministers in two years which will be joined by Antony Blinken

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Saudi Arabia to lift travel curbs on 'immunised' citizens

Saudi Arabia will permit citizens immunised against Covid-19 to travel abroad from May 17, the interior ministry said Sunday, more than a year ...

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Khamenei says remarks by Zarif in audio leak 'mistake'

Iran's supreme leader Ayatollah Ali Khamenei Sunday slammed as a 'big mistake' remarks by his foreign minister.

Somali president asks PM to organise elections

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Somali president asks PM to organise elections

President Mohamed Abdullahi Mohamed asked for the elections to be organised as soon as possible.

The New Arab Staff & Agencies

Iran, US nuclear talks to resume in Vienna

The Vienna talks aim to achieve a concrete result 'by the end of May', according to diplomats.

Iranian conservatives call for Zarif's execution following audio-leak

The New Arab Staff

Iranian conservatives call for Zarif's execution following audio-leak

Following the leak of an audio recording in which Iranian Foreign Minister Javad Zarif criticised the power of assassinated commander Qasem ...

Syria at risk of health crisis amid Covid shortages

The New Arab Staff

Syria at risk of health crisis amid Covid shortages

The suspension of Covid tests means health officials would no longer able to track the spread of the disease.

Palestinians protest after Abbas postpones long-overdue elections

The New Arab Staff

Palestinians protest after Abbas postpones long-overdue elections

Palestinians have reacted angrily after President Mahmoud Abbas announced that long overdue elections would be delayed, with protesters taking ...

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