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Restaurants in Dubai have begun to offer a controversial discount to customers who show proof that they are vaccinated against coronavirus

The Dubai Health Authority said it will scale back on vaccinations after Pfizer announced in mid-January shipment delays for up to a month

UAE scrambles to allay Danish concerns over Covid-19 tests

The New Arab Staff & Agencies

UAE scrambles to allay Danish concerns over Covid-19 tests

The United Arab Emirates is in contact with Denmark to "clarify the details" after the latter suspended flights over coronavirus concerns, Abu Dhabi said.

Egypt buries a decade of hope and tyranny

Sam Hamad

Egypt buries a decade of hope and tyranny

Comment: Sisi has all but extinguished Egyptian dissent. Whether a new US president can force him into reforms he doesn't want to make remains ...

Why designating Yemen's Houthis as terrorists is a mistake

Stasa Salacanin

Why designating Yemen's Houthis as terrorists is a mistake

Analysis: Designating the Houthis as a foreign terrorist organisation could choke humanitarian supplies to Yemen and torpedo diplomatic efforts ...

The New Arab Staff & Agencies

Dubai halts live entertainment amid surge in virus cases

Dubai has announced that entertainment venues are to close amid a sharp rise in coronavirus cases, which is pushing healthcare services to their limits.

The New Arab Staff & Agencies

US declares China committing 'genocide' against Uighurs

The US declared that China is carrying out genocide against Uighurs and other mostly Muslim groups.

Rabyaah Althaibani and Nicholas Chanko

'Unity' in Yemen is the only path to survival

Comment: The success of Yemen's new government will rest on building trust between factions, as well as the actions of the incoming US ...

The New Arab Staff

Air pollution in Iranian cities reaches 'hazardous' levels

This year's contamination of air has been worse than previous, putting further strain on the country’s health infrastructure which has already ...

Tunisia's revolutionary demand for economic justice remains unmet

Alessandra Bajec

Tunisia's revolutionary demand for economic justice remains unmet

In-depth: The political freedoms of Tunisia's revolution have not brought economic equality, with wealth still concentrated in the hands of a ...

Yara El Murr

Breaking cycles of trauma and illness among Syrian refugees

In-depth: Researchers are exploring the correlation between mental and physical health to provide adequate care to refugees, but with the data ...

WHO rules out Covid herd immunity this year

The New Arab Staff & Agencies

WHO rules out Covid herd immunity this year

Scientists at the World Health Organization warned that mass vaccinations would not bring about herd immunity to the coronavirus this year, even ...

Yemen's Houthis defiant as US labels rebels 'terrorists'

The New Arab Staff & Agencies

Yemen's Houthis defiant as US labels rebels 'terrorists'

Yemen's Houthis were defiant after Washington said it will designate the Iran-backed rebels as terrorists, a last-ditch move under President ...

Syria temporarily cuts supplies of fuel to meet shortages

The New Arab Staff & Agencies

Syria temporarily cuts supplies of fuel to meet shortages

Long lines have formed outside of gas stations and bakeries as the government rationed what it has, further deepening the crunch felt by Syrians.

Twitter removes 'dehumanising' Chinese embassy tweet on Uighur women

The New Arab Staff

Twitter removes 'dehumanising' Chinese embassy tweet on Uighur women

The tweet, posted on Thursday, drew widespread condemnation for claiming that Uighur women have had their minds "emancipated" and are no longer ...

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US voices slams China boast of Uighur population control

A US official voiced disgust after China's embassy boasted about Uighur women "no longer" being "baby-making machines"

The New Arab Staff

China boasts of 'liberating baby-machine Uighur women' in Xinjiang

Beijing has touted its 'liberation' of Uighur women amid reports of widespread forced birth control and sterilisation.

The New Arab Staff & Agencies

Amnesty calls on Israel to give Palestinians coronavirus vaccine

Amnesty International urged Israel to provide the coronavirus vaccine to Palestinians in the occupied West Bank and besieged Gaza Strip.

The New Arab Staff

Syrians forced into extortionate bribes to contact imprisoned relatives

Families of imprisoned Syrians are forced to pay huge amounts to contact their imprisoned relatives, according to the Association of Detainees ...

Israeli settlers carry out widespread attacks in West Bank

The New Arab Staff

Israeli settlers carry out widespread attacks in West Bank

Israeli settlers have carried out widespread attacks on Palestinian homes, vehicles, farmland and hospitals across the occupied West Bank.

The New Arab Staff & Agencies

Jordan secures 3 million doses of Covid-19 vaccine

Jordan saw a dramatic rise in Covid-19 cases late last year.

Struggling artists bring smiles in war-weary Yemen

The New Arab Staff & Agencies

Struggling artists bring smiles in war-weary Yemen

The conflict affected everyone and everything in Yemen, and the art scene is no exception.

Amnesty urges Algeria not to deport Yemen refugees

The New Arab Staff

Amnesty urges Algeria not to deport Yemen refugees

Amnesty International has called on Algeria to immediately halt the deportation of seven Yemeni immigrants who could face death in their home ...

Israel carries out Christmas Eve raids, arrests Palestinians

The New Arab Staff

Israel carries out Christmas Eve raids, arrests Palestinians

Three Palestinians were detained on the dawn of Christmas Eve during Israeli raids across the West Bank.

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