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Indian workers, who are unable to fly to the UAE, are struggling to leave India due to the growing number of infections.

The first emergency medical supplies arrived in India on Tuesday as part of a global campaign to staunch a catastrophic wave in the latest pandemic hotspot.

British Muslims forge digital pathways to family during Ramadan

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British Muslims forge digital pathways to family during Ramadan

Muslims across the UK are observing the month of Ramadan in the absence of familial traditions due to Covid-19 restrictions, but they're using technology to bridge the gap.

UAE could stay on UK's travel red list 'indefinitely'

The New Arab Staff

UAE could stay on UK's travel red list 'indefinitely'

The UAE might stay on the UK’s red list due to its status as an international transit hub.

Gaza's hospitals pushed to limit as Covid cases soar

The New Arab Staff & Agencies

Gaza's hospitals pushed to limit as Covid cases soar

Gaza's main coronavirus treatment facility, located in Khan Yunis, cautions that oxygen supplies are being depleted fast.

The New Arab Staff & Agencies

Bahrain, Israel to recognise each other's Covid vaccinations

The move will allow citizens of the two countries to travel without quarantining.

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District Terminal: A dystopic tale of nihilism and hopelessness

Film Review: Bardia Yadegari and Ehsan Mirhosseini's psychological sci-fi recounts a poet living with his mother in a desolated Tehran, trapped ...

The New Arab Staff & Agencies

UK adds India to Covid travel 'red list'

Britain on Monday imposed its strictest travel curbs on India after an explosion of coronavirus cases there, hours after Prime Minister Boris ...

Roshan De Stone and David Suber

Behind the wave of arson attacks targeting refugee camps

In-depth: The hardships of life in refugee camps during the pandemic have exacerbated tensions between residents, local populations and the ...

UAE's Etihad airlines launches direct flights to Israel

The New Arab Staff

UAE's Etihad airlines launches direct flights to Israel

The Abu Dhabi-based airline is the latest to provide direct flights between the two countries, which normalised ties last year.

The New Arab Staff & Agencies

Tunisia tightens anti-Covid measures

Tunisia announced additional restrictions to curb Covid-19 amid a rise in infections.

UK's Johnson confirms return to pubs but sounds caution

The New Arab Staff & Agencies

UK's Johnson confirms return to pubs but sounds caution

Boris Johnson confirmed pubs and restaurants could reopen to serve outdoors in a week's time, as Covid restrictions are lifted, but sounded a ...

UK to announce new international travel rules

The New Arab Staff & Agencies

UK to announce new international travel rules

Britain will set out plans to restart international travel, using a "traffic-light" system as the country cautiously emerges from lockdown.

Expats struggle to get vaccines in Kuwait

The New Arab Staff & Agencies

Expats struggle to get vaccines in Kuwait

Despite composing 70% of the population, foreigners in Kuwait struggle to get considered for vaccination.

The New Arab Staff & Agencies

Christians mark Good Friday as some holy sites reopen

Limited numbers of worshippers are able to celebrate Good Friday this year.

The New Arab Staff

Mo Salah under 'tight security' ahead of Egypt-Kenya showdown

Salah has a security team accompanying him during his stay in Kenya.

The New Arab Staff & Agencies

AstraZeneca hails US trials as EU rows with UK

Pharmaceutical giant AstraZeneca said that trials showed its Covid-19 vaccine was 100 percent effective in preventing severe disease, as a row ...

The New Arab Staff & Agencies

Israeli election seen as referendum on divisive Netanyahu

Israelis are to vote on Tuesday for a fourth parliamentary election in two years and the race has turned into a referendum on Netanyahu.

Bashar and Asma Al-Assad test positive for Covid-19

The New Arab Staff

Bashar and Asma Al-Assad test positive for Covid-19

Syria's president and his wife have confirmed that they tested positive for the coronavirus and will quarantine.

The New Arab Staff

Taliban weighs in on Afghan peace talks

In an interview, a Taliban spokesman accused the Afghan government of being behind the recent violence, but offered no evidence.

2 US Navy warships in Mideast affected by coronavirus

The New Arab Staff & Agencies

2 US Navy warships in Mideast affected by coronavirus

“All positive cases have been isolated on board, and the ship remains in a restricted COVID bubble.”

Dubai airport sees passenger traffic drop 70% amid pandemic

The New Arab Staff & Agencies

Dubai airport sees passenger traffic drop 70% amid pandemic

As the travel industry collapsed worlwide, Dubai International Airport, which saw 86.4 million passengers in 2019, became a ghost-town of ...

Israel, Cyprus agree travel deal for vaccinated citizens

The New Arab Staff & Agencies

Israel, Cyprus agree travel deal for vaccinated citizens

Israel and Cyprus have agreed in principle a deal allowing coronavirus-vaccinated citizens of the two countries to travel between them without ...

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