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Fathi Bashagha's convoy was 'fired on from an armoured car' on Sunday, an official said.

Egyptian President Abdel Fattah Al-Sisi expressed support for Libya in talks with the neighbouring country's interim prime minister.

How should Turkey's military presence in Syria be assessed?

Paul Iddon

How should Turkey's military presence in Syria be assessed?

Analysis: Has Ankara's role in northern Syria made any positive impact, or will it ultimately be counterproductive?

UAE ambassador 'yelled' at US representative opposing Yemen war

The New Arab Staff

UAE ambassador 'yelled' at US representative opposing Yemen war

Ro Khanna was a leading sponsor of the war powers resolution aimed at ending Washington's support for Saudi Arabia and the UAE's war efforts in ...

Nigeria creates $2.6 billion infrastructure company

The New Arab Staff & Agencies

Nigeria creates $2.6 billion infrastructure company

Nigeria’s president has announced the creation of a multi-billion dollar company to finance infrastructure projects.

The New Arab Staff

Russia handed proposal for Joint Military Council in Syria

A Joint Military Council has been proposed to Russia by opposition figures, while a Syrian journalist and political scientist has suggested Manaf Tlass as the council's leader.

Jonathan Fenton-Harvey

Biden's pledges to 'end' involvement in Yemen 'not enough'

The new US president may have pledged to reduce support to Saudi Arabia’s war in Yemen, but many Yemeni-Americans say it is not enough, writes ...

The New Arab Staff

Qatar's FM pledges support for Lebanon during surprise visit

Qatar's foreign minister pledged support for Lebanon throughout rebuilding Beirut but said there is no initiative for reconciliation.

Federica Marsi

Seeking justice for Italy's 2013 migrant drowning tragedy

In-depth: Survivors of a 2013 shipwreck that killed 200 migrants say Italy failed to take appropriate measures to save their relatives. A new UN ...

Google launches virtual home for Mosul's 'art and soul'

The New Arab Staff

Google launches virtual home for Mosul's 'art and soul'

An art collection and a virtual tour of Mosul's old city are available on the new platform.

The New Arab Staff

US charges UK national with bribery scheme

US Attorney’s Office for the District of New Jersey has charged Shwan Al-Mulla with fraud and conspiracy to commit bribery, in relation to ...

Mosul: A wounded city trying to heal

Sylvain Mercadier

Mosul: A wounded city trying to heal

In-depth: Iraq's second largest city remains scarred by the war against the Islamic State. Although peace has returned, much of Mosul still lies ...

Azerbaijan invites allies Turkey and Pakistan to 'rebuild Nagorno-Karabakh'

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Azerbaijan invites allies Turkey and Pakistan to 'rebuild Nagorno-Karabakh'

The three countries' top diplomats discussed reconstruction efforts and an initiative to combat global Islamophobia.

Italy-Egypt oil and weapons deals undermine justice for Regeni

Sam Hamad

Italy-Egypt oil and weapons deals undermine justice for Regeni

Comment: Italy's PM Conte knows he can back the prosecution of Egyptian officials without undermining Italy's close trade and 'security' links ...

Syria approves new trade agreements with Russia

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Syria approves new trade agreements with Russia

Syria's Assad regime has approved dozens of projects with Russia under a new economic pact expected to be ratified before the end of the year.

Syed Fazl-e-Haider

How spoilers are trying to derail Afghanistan's peace process

Analysis: A surge in deadly attacks has raised fears that attempts are being made to sabotage Afghanistan's peace process following US elections.

The New Arab Staff & Agencies

Donors say Beirut's recovery will cost $2.5 billion

International donors outlined a $2.5 billion response plan to the devastating port blast in Beirut, Lebanon.

The New Arab Staff & Agencies

World bank warns of 'prolonged depression' in Lebanon

The World Bank has urged Lebanon to swiftly form a reform-minded government.

The New Arab Staff

Qatar agrees to ten percent stake in Borsa Istanbul

Qatar and Turkey have signed a number of economic agreements.

Syria's Assad: Lone survivor of Arab Spring

The New Arab Staff & Agencies

Syria's Assad: Lone survivor of Arab Spring

Ten years on Syria's Bashar Al-Assad defied the odds, surviving international isolation and temporary loss of two thirds of the national ...

Paul McLoughlin

Syria Insight: What to expect under the Biden administration

After Joe Biden's election win, Syrians are waiting for signs that he will take a more considered approach towards the country's civil war.

Qatar gives nearly $10 million to rebuild Beirut schools

The New Arab Staff

Qatar gives nearly $10 million to rebuild Beirut schools

Qatar is donating $9.8 million to rebuild schools, universities and other educational facilities in areas damaged by this year's Beirut Port ...

Nowhere to go: Iraq's camp closures leave thousands destitute

Sofia Nitti

Nowhere to go: Iraq's camp closures leave thousands destitute

In-depth: Iraq has announced the closure of IDP camps across the country. With Covid-19 raging, winter approaching and IS still active, the ...

US attack risks 'full-fledged war', says adviser to Khamenei

The New Arab Staff & Agencies

US attack risks 'full-fledged war', says adviser to Khamenei

An adviser to Iran's supreme leader has warned that any American attack on the Islamic Republic could set off a "full-fledged war" in the Middle ...

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