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Al Jazeera broadcast the destruction of the building live on air, with an anchorwoman promising the channel would 'not be silenced' by the Israeli airstrikes.

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

Can Somalia's prime minister end the country's election crisis?

Faisal Ali

Can Somalia's prime minister end the country's election crisis?

Analysis: After tensions in Mogadishu spilled over into violence, Somalia's political players want to give the prime minister the benefit of the doubt, but he faces multiple challenges.

Saudi anti-corruption agency launches new crackdown on ministry officials

The New Arab Staff

Saudi anti-corruption agency launches new crackdown on ministry officials

New cases mentioned by Nazaha involve staff employed by the several government ministries and regional directorates.

Shadow of murderous brothers hangs over Libyan town

The New Arab Staff & Agencies

Shadow of murderous brothers hangs over Libyan town

More than 100 bodies have been exhumed from mass graves in Tarhuna, with dozens more missing and presumed dead.

Hannah Wallace

Will Biden's Afghanistan peace plan succeed?

Analysis: The US president's Afghanistan peace deal may alienate the very people it aims to bring together, the Afghan government and Taliban leaders.

The New Arab Staff & Agencies

Myanmar declares martial law in Yangon townships

Martial law was imposed in two Yangon townships after Myanmar's junta repressed violently demonstrations, leading to the death of at least 18 ...

The New Arab Staff & Agencies

Myanmar 'shadow' parliament urges united opposition to coup

A shadow opposition "parliament" called the Committee for Representing Pyidaungsu Hluttaw (CRPH) urged protestors to continue fighting to end ...

The New Arab Staff & Agencies

Suu Kyi lawyer rejects military graft claims as 'groundless'

Aung San Suu Kyi's lawyer rejected junta allegations of corruption

UK, Canada sanction Myanmar generals after coup

The New Arab Staff & Agencies

UK, Canada sanction Myanmar generals after coup

The UK and Canada sanctioned generals in Myanmar following the military takeover.

The New Arab Staff & Agencies

Myanmar general warns anti-coup protesters to return to work

Myanmar's ruling general ordered demonstrators against the military coup to return to work or face "effective actions".

Myanmar aerobics instructor dances through military coup

The New Arab Staff & Agencies

Myanmar aerobics instructor dances through military coup

A viral video shows Khing Hnin Wai waving and gyrating her arms to a dance track, oblivious to the coup unfolding right behind her.

Myanmar's military stages coup, detains Aung San Suu Kyi

The New Arab Staff & Agencies

Myanmar's military stages coup, detains Aung San Suu Kyi

The coup sparked global condemnation, with the United States leading calls for democracy to be immediately restored.

Saudi anti-corruption authority arrests 32 over $3 billion transfer

The New Arab Staff

Saudi anti-corruption authority arrests 32 over $3 billion transfer

Saudi Arabia's anti-graft authority and Central Bank reportedly uncovered a multi-billion-dollar money laundering scheme.

Saudi businessmen, ex-officials arrested in anti-corruption sweep

The New Arab Staff

Saudi businessmen, ex-officials arrested in anti-corruption sweep

The kingdom's anti-corruption watchdog said the arrests were made in connection to cases involving bribes and financial irregularities.

The New Arab Staff

Egyptian officials to face Italy trial over Regeni murder

Italian PhD student was murdered in Egypt in 2016.

The New Arab Staff

US senators urge Egypt to release detained Coptic activist

Senators Thom Tills and Chris Coons have called on Egypt to release Ramy Kamel or give him a free and fair trial.

Gaia Caramazza

Why you should care about the arrests in Egypt

More than 60,000 political prisoners have been incarcerated since Fattah al-Sisi’s power grab in 2013.

The New Arab Staff & Agencies

Suu Kyi forecast to triumph in virus-hit Myanmar election

The election is just the second since the Southeast Asian nation emerged from nearly half a century of junta rule in 2011.

Trump erupts as Biden closes in on US presidency

The New Arab Staff & Agencies

Trump erupts as Biden closes in on US presidency

US President Donald Trump renewed his unfounded claims that Democrats are trying to “steal” the election from him as Joe Biden inches closer to ...

The New Arab Staff & Agencies

Biden on cusp of White House victory

Democrat Joe Biden has gained significant ground in the nail-biting US election, as all eyes remain on the upcoming results of battleground ...

Palestinians losing hope two decades on from second intifada

The New Arab Staff & Agencies

Palestinians losing hope two decades on from second intifada

Two decades after the second Palestinian intifada began, a new generation has grown up while hopes for a Palestinian state and freedom from ...

Erdogan: Greece must enter talks or 'face the consequences'

The New Arab Staff

Erdogan: Greece must enter talks or 'face the consequences'

The Turkish president had strong words to say to Greece as the situation in the Mediterranean heats up.

Stop normalising apartheid: Lessons from South Africa's liberation struggle

Suraya Dadoo

Stop normalising apartheid: Lessons from South Africa's liberation struggle

Comment: Africa's Frontline States showed what real solidarity looks like, but the Arab world is ignoring the lessons of history, writes Suraya ...

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