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Joe Biden has promised quick action to address the coronavirus pandemic and boost the ailing US economy once he takes office.

Germany has attracted criticism for its decision to continue to deport Afghan refugees in the midst of a pandemic.

Where are the cronies <em>of</em> Tunisia's Ben Ali today?

The New Arab Staff & Agencies

Where are the cronies of Tunisia's Ben Ali today?

Ten years after the Tunisian revolution toppled Tunisian dictator Zine El Abidine Ben Ali, few of his relatives have faced justice.

Trumpism and the political future <em>of</em> America

Brooke Anderson

Trumpism and the political future of America

In-depth: A common observation of Trumpism is that it is unprecedented, an aberration or un-American. History shows that none ...

Yemen's Houthis defiant as US labels rebels 'terrorists'

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Yemen's Houthis defiant as US labels rebels 'terrorists'

Yemen's Houthis were defiant after Washington said it will designate the Iran-backed rebels as terrorists, a last-ditch move under President ...

The New Arab Staff & Agencies

EU supports US returning to Iran deal under Biden

The EU said it looks forward to working soon with US President-elect Joe Biden on resurrecting the Iran nuclear deal, and rejected Tehran's accusations it had aligned with Washington's sanctions.

The New Arab Staff & Agencies

Algeria president returns to Germany for post-Covid-19 treatment

Algerian President Abdelmadjid Tebboune has returned to Germany for treatment of post-Covid-19 complications in his foot.

Jessica Buxbaum

Palestinians in Jerusalem face a struggle for survival

In-depth: Settler groups are engaged in a house-by-house struggle for Jerusalem, using Israel's legal system to take over Palestinian homes.

The New Arab Staff & Agencies

House foreign affairs chief eyes resuming aid to Palestinians

The new chairman of the House Foreign Affairs Committee is looking to resume US humanitarian aid to the Palestinians.

Syria's regime auctions off land <em>of</em> the displaced

The New Arab Staff & Agencies

Syria's regime auctions off land of the displaced

Rights groups and legal experts say local authorities in parts of northwest Syria recaptured by government forces have staged auctions ...

Fuad Shahbazov

Turkey's rise and Iran's decline in the South Caucasus

Analysis: With Turkey asserting its influence in the South Caucasus region during the conflict in Nagorno-Karabakh, Iran must now adapt to a new ...

Uighur activists alarmed by China-Turkey extradition treaty

The New Arab Staff

Uighur activists alarmed by China-Turkey extradition treaty

Uighur activists have sounded the alarm that members of the community in Turkey could be forcibly returned to China, where they face ...

Trump, under pressure, signs $900 bn Covid relief bill

The New Arab Staff & Agencies

Trump, under pressure, signs $900 bn Covid relief bill

The turnaround came after a day marked by calls from all sides of the political spectrum for action to avert an economic and social ...

With Biden, Britain's Brexiteers lose cheerleader

The New Arab Staff & Agencies

With Biden, Britain's Brexiteers lose cheerleader

Brexiteers will be waving goodbye to a US led by Donald Trump, as Joe Biden is set to take over.

Israel open to German efforts to expand Iran deal

The New Arab Staff & Agencies

Israel open to German efforts to expand Iran deal

Israel's ambassador to Berlin, Jeremy Issacharoff, said he welcomed more active involvement of Germany in Middle East diplomacy.

Nour Odeh

Israel and the UAE capitalise as Trump era ends

Analysis: Fearing a reversal of policies under the Biden administration, Israel and the UAE are exploiting the last days of Trump's presidency to shore up a new geopolitical reality.

The New Arab Staff & Agencies

Iraqi refugee family is home at last

From a first date that ended in bloody carnage in Baghdad, to finally entering their new home in The Netherlands, this is an epic tale ...

Paul McLoughlin

Will Biden's presidency affect Iran's influence in Latin America?

In-depth: The Biden administration could reset caustic ties with Iran, but how will that affect Tehran's budding relations with socialist Latin ...

Paul Iddon

How Putin's Russia helped crush the Arab Spring

Analysis: Putin has always endorsed authoritarian rule in the Middle East and Russia has profited significantly from the brutal subversion ...

Palestinian teen's murder underscores the joint struggle with BLM

Hiba Rahim

Palestinian teen's murder underscores the joint struggle with BLM

Comment: For Palestinians and US communities of colour, racism is the enabler of violence and oppression. We must unite in our ...

The New Arab Staff

Moroccan Islamist movements condemn normalisation of ties with Israel

Moroccan Islamist groups, including the ruling PJD party’s educational and charitable arm, have condemned a recent deal under which Morocco will ...

BDS renews calls to boycott Arab-Israeli vlogger Nas Daily

The New Arab Staff

BDS renews calls to boycott Arab-Israeli vlogger Nas Daily

The Jordan and Kuwait accounts of the the Palestinian Boycott, Divestment, Sanctions (BDS) movement renewed calls to boycott Nas Daily.

Israeli football fans clash over UAE investment

The New Arab Staff & Agencies

Israeli football fans clash over UAE investment

The UAE's investment in Israeli football team Beitar Jerusalem led to divisions among the team's notoriously anti-Arab fanbase.

Germany lifts ban on deportations to war-torn Syria

The New Arab Staff

Germany lifts ban on deportations to war-torn Syria

Only 'serious' offenders will be considered for deportation, officials say.

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