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France's Emmanuel Macron has reportedly ended efforts to find a solution to Lebanon's financial and political crisis.

The Democratic presidential candidate has also vowed to repeal Trump's so-called 'Muslim ban' on his first day he is elected.

The Slave Yards by Najwa Bin Shatwan

Ramona Wadi

The Slave Yards by Najwa Bin Shatwan

Book Club: Najwa Bin Shatwan's unforgettable novel explores questions of race, class, and freedom in nineteenth century Libya.

Lebanon-Israel maritime dispute: Normalisation or technical talks?

Dario Sabaghi

Lebanon-Israel maritime dispute: Normalisation or technical talks?

In-depth: For the first time in 30 years, Lebanon and Israel will hold talks to resolve the disputed maritime border between the two countries.

Lebanon rules out normalisation ahead of Israel border talks

The New Arab Staff

Lebanon rules out normalisation ahead of Israel border talks

Lebanon will only discuss the maritime border dispute with Israel in indirect talks tomorrow, Aoun said, ruling out the possibility of ...

Martin Jay

Is time running out for Macron's credibility in Lebanon?

As experts point to Lebanon taking the initiative on reforms before Western aid is prepared, a new blueprint which is bolder yet more realistic than Macron's has done just that.

The New Arab Staff & Agencies

Akinci to face Erdogan-backed rival in Turkish Cypriot election

Pro-reunification moderate Mustafa Akinci will face Ankara-backed nationalist Ersin Tatar in the race for the Turkish Cypriot ...

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Claiming Covid-19 'immunity,' Trump prepares for election fight

US President Donald Trump declared himself immune from Covid-19 and ready for a fight as his White House race against surging rival Joe ...

The New Arab Staff

Taliban endorses 'wise man' Trump in US presidential race

Weeks after receiving an endorsement from the niece of former Al-Qaeda leader, Osama bin Laden, US President Trump has found support from the ...

'I am feeling great,' Trump tells supporters

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'I am feeling great,' Trump tells supporters

The maskless president told supporters the US would 'defeat this terrible China virus'.

Yasser Louati

An unpopular Macron invokes the anti-Muslim playbook

Comment: Macron's tirade against 'Islamist separatism' is nothing but a racist and malicious attempt to win votes, writes Yasser Louati.

Lebanese artists in overdrive to restore Beirut's beauty

The New Arab Staff & Agencies

Lebanese artists in overdrive to restore Beirut's beauty

Maya Husseini is one of several artists slowly starting to restore artworks devastated in the disaster.

HRW launches campaign to counter Saudi 'image laundering'

The New Arab Staff & Agencies

HRW launches campaign to counter Saudi 'image laundering'

On the second anniversary of Jamal Khashoggi's murder, Human Rights Watch launches a campaign to counter Saudi 'image laundering'.

Trump hospitalised for coronavirus treatment, campaign grounded

The New Arab Staff & Agencies

Trump hospitalised for coronavirus treatment, campaign grounded

Donald Trump announced he and his wife are self-isolating after they tested positive for covid-19

Arab countries arrested, deported exiled Uighurs to China: report

The New Arab Staff

Arab countries arrested, deported exiled Uighurs to China: report

A number of Muslim-led Middle Eastern countries have arrested exiled Uighur Muslims and deported them to China in collaboration with Beijing, ...

The New Arab Staff & Agencies

Trump, Biden head into first debate for presidency

President Donald Trump and challenger Joe Biden will meet in Cleveland on Tuesday for the first of three televised debates.

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Palestinian-Israeli doctor refused entry to flashpoint settlement

The Palestinian Israeli doctor said his denied entry into Yitzhar settlement was an 'example of the racist hatred that underlies the settlement ...

The New Arab Staff & Agencies

Trump races to appoint replacement justice before election

The race for the White House heated up with both sides galvanised by the battle to nominate a new Supreme Court justice.

The New Arab Staff & Agencies

US Supreme Court Justice Ginsburg dies at 87

Justice Ginsburg was instrumental in championing women's rights issues in the United States.

Bahrain crown prince participates in trials for coronavirus vaccine

The New Arab Staff

Bahrain crown prince participates in trials for coronavirus vaccine

The Bahraini crown prince has participated in the third phase of clinical trials for a Covid-19 vaccine.

The New Arab Staff

Kanye West praises Jared Kushner for Israel normalisation agreements

The infamous rapper and fashion mogul applauded the president's son-in-law after the US brokered normalisation agreements between Israel and ...

The Saudi-UAE axis defeats Palestinians at the Arab League

Muhammad Shehada

The Saudi-UAE axis defeats Palestinians at the Arab League

Comment: The Saudi-Emirati alliance is at the heart of attempts to delegitimise the Palestinian cause and normalise Arab ties with Israel, ...

Lil Mix singer Jade Thirlwall embraces Arab identity

The New Arab Staff

Lil Mix singer Jade Thirlwall embraces Arab identity

Jade Thirlwall says she embraces her Arab identity and wants to become more vocal about her heritage as Lil Mix continue to rise.

'Beating for Beirut': An online concert for Lebanon

Paul McLoughlin

'Beating for Beirut': An online concert for Lebanon

Musicians from across the world will take part in an online concert, with the proceeds going to First Aid Renovation to help Beirut residents ...

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