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Two decades after the second Palestinian intifada began, a new generation has grown up while hopes for a Palestinian state and freedom from Israeli occupation have failed to materialize.

A sculpture of a horse’s head which briefly appeared in Damascus has been mocked by social media users who noticed that it was an imitation of an artwork in London.

Libyan oil firm lifts force majeure on 'safe' fields

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Libyan oil firm lifts force majeure on 'safe' fields

Pro-Haftar groups had blockaded key oilfields and export terminals from January 17 to demands what they called a fair share of hydrocarbon revenues.

Haftar agrees to lift Libya oil blockade with conditions

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Haftar agrees to lift Libya oil blockade with conditions

Rogue Libyan General Khalifa Haftar said the command of his forces had 'put aside all military and political considerations' to respond to the ...

Libyan protestors torch eastern government offices

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Libyan protestors torch eastern government offices

Protests began late on Thursday in Benghazi in the east, as anger boiled at regular power cuts, cash shortages and high fuel ...

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Hundreds decry corruption in rare protest in Libya's east

Protesters accuse the eastern government affiliated with Haftar of 'embezzling funds' intended for battling the coronavirus pandemic.

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Libyans protest poor living conditions in Benghazi

After widespread demonstrations took place in Libya's capital Tripoli last month, a rare protest erupted in the eastern city of Benghazi.

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Northeast Syria families say Turkey cut their water

Repeated interruptions to Hasakeh's water supplies have put locals at greater risk of contacting the coronavirus.

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Syria blames blackout on alleged 'terrorist' pipeline attack

An attack on a gas pipeline near Damascus has been blamed for a nationwide blackout, state news agency reported on Monday.

Hundreds protest in Tripoli against dire living conditions

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Hundreds protest in Tripoli against dire living conditions

Hundreds of Libyans marched in the capital Tripoli on Sunday evening to protest deteriorating living conditions and denounce corruption in the ...

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Electric night of Lebanon protests after blast

A group led by retired army officers snuck into the foreign ministry and declared the building a "headquarters of the revolution".

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 ...

How Arabic language learning survived Covid-19

Brooke Anderson

How Arabic language learning survived Covid-19

Arabic language learning has thrived online during the pandemic, as lessons move from the classroom to the living room.

Lebanese try to storm energy ministry amid <em>power</em> <em>cuts</em>

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Lebanese try to storm energy ministry amid power cuts

Lebanese residents have been hit with severe daily power cuts since late June as an economic and political crisis spirals out ...

Often on brink, Lebanon headed toward collapse

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Often on brink, Lebanon headed toward collapse

Lebanon is hurtling toward a tipping point at an alarming speed, driven by financial ruin, collapsing institutions, hyperinflation and rapidly ...

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Lebanon faces darkness as generator owners threaten shut-off

The powerful owners of private generators in Lebanon are demanding the government let them buy fuel at a preferential rate.

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Two anti-government protesters killed by police in Baghdad

Iraqi security forces killed two protesters taking part in demonstrations on Monday, local reports confirmed.

Florence Dixon

How TikTok became Egypt's latest battleground against women

A crackdown on Egypt's 'TikTok girls' highlights who really matters in the eyes of the law. But it also shows their power, or at least, ...

Jim Muir

Lebanon: Adrift in stormy seas

Comment: With its currency in free-fall, half the population plunged into poverty, and IMF talks in disarray, Lebanon appears to be lurching ...

Saudi burning record amounts of oil during coronavirus summer

The New Arab Staff

Saudi burning record amounts of oil during coronavirus summer

Saudis are staying at home this summer, as coronavirus continues to spread.

Alessandra Bajec

A new wave of emigration looms over Lebanon

Betrayed by the ruling elite and disillusioned, many Lebanese are looking for a way out.

No investors for Lebanon's ailing <em>power</em> sector, says minister

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No investors for Lebanon's ailing power sector, says minister

Lebanon's financial crisis is making it increasingly difficult to attract investors for its suffering electricity sector, according to the ...

Lebanon looks to China to help in economic crisis

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Lebanon looks to China to help in economic crisis

Lebanon's deepening economic crisis has the country seeking help in the Far East.

Sudan ratifies law criminalising female genital mutilation

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Sudan ratifies law criminalising female genital mutilation

Anyone found guilty of performing the procedure will be sentenced to up to three years in prison, according to a copy of the new law obtained by ...

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