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Comment: If Biden does not acknowledge the failures of the past, and tasks his team with reinstating the status quo, a better result can hardly be expected, writes James Snell.

HRW has accused the Cypriot coast guard of beating migrants and trying to flood their vessels in an attempt to summarily expel asylum seekers from the country's shores

Death toll rises in Karabakh clashes

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Death toll rises in Karabakh clashes

Yerevan and Baku have been locked in a territorial dispute over the ethnic Armenian region of Nagorny Karabakh for decades, with deadly fighting flaring up last July and in 2016.

Exiles <em>return</em> to rebuild post-Bashir Sudan

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Exiles return to rebuild post-Bashir Sudan

Sudanese exiles from the US, Britain and the Gulf have returned to fill government posts and succeed figures in Bashir's Islamist regime.

Qatar refuses to assume Arab League presidency

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Qatar refuses to assume Arab League presidency

The position of Arab League president became vacant after Palestinian Foreign Minister Riyad al-Maliki resigned from the role.

Josh Ruebner

The Hundred Years' War on Palestine

Book Club: Rashid Khalidi's masterful book traces a hundred years of colonial war against Palestinians, waged first by the Zionist movement and Israel but backed by Britain and the US.

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World powers dismiss US sanctions against Iran

Iran said its arch-foe the United States is facing "maximum isolation" after major powers dismissed a unilateral US declaration that UN ...

Austin Bodetti

Will Sudan's historic deal with rebels finally bring peace?

The peace agreement to end devastating wars in Darfur, South Kordofan and Blue Nile could be a key turning point in Sudan's democratic ...

UK's Trade Union Congress describes Israeli practices as 'apartheid'

Diana Alghoul

UK's Trade Union Congress describes Israeli practices as 'apartheid'

The UK's Trade Union Congress has described Israel as participating in 'apartheid practices' and has urged for a just solution.

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BDS calls to boycott Nas Daily citing 'normalisation agenda'

Arab influencers and content creators should boycott the Next Nas Daily training program offered by the famous Arab-Israeli vlogger, BDS said in ...

Palestinians 'need to help themselves', says UAE deputy minister

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Palestinians 'need to help themselves', says UAE deputy minister

Palestinians have been outraged by the UAE's normalisation deal with Israel.

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 ...

PSG chief Al-Khelaifi and ex-FIFA official Valcke trial starts

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PSG chief Al-Khelaifi and ex-FIFA official Valcke trial starts

The trial of Paris Saint-Germain president Nasser Al-Khelaifi and FIFA's former secretary general Jerome Valcke began on Monday.

Presidential elections: US wildfires ignite climate change row

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Presidential elections: US wildfires ignite climate change row

Trump was due to visit California for a briefing on record wildfires that have killed 35 people, as political opponents accused him of ...

The New Arab Staff & Agencies

Afghan women negotiators face hardline Taliban in peace talks

With the Taliban only offering vague comments about women's rights so far, the Afghan government's women negotiators know they are facing an uphill battle.

Eva J. Koulouriotis

Aegean angst: Greece and Turkey's dangerous Eastern Mediterranean game

Tensions between Greece and Turkey have ignited a geopolitical storm in the Eastern Mediterranean.

Suraya Dadoo

Normalisation with Israel would betray Sudan's refugees

Comment: As Sudan seeks to appease Washington through normalising ties with Israel, any such deal would be betray its own people as well as ...

Courtney Freer

Under anti-corruption guise, Saudi crown prince targets royal rivals

Comment: The arrest of two Saudi princes reflects Mohammed bin Salman's power to increase central control over the defence sector, ...

Haniyeh makes historic trip to Lebanon's largest Palestinian camp

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Haniyeh makes historic trip to Lebanon's largest Palestinian camp

Hamas Chief Ismail Haniyeh was warmly received by Palestinian refugees in the Ein El-Hilweh refugee camp.

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Half of the world's refugee children out of school

Half of all refugee children are out of school, notes the UNHCR's latest report.

International solidarity with Gaza must begin at home

Malia Bouattia

International solidarity with Gaza must begin at home

Comment: As Israel confidently strikes Gaza with little international coverage or outrage, our responsibility is to apply pressure on complicit ...

Four Palestinian fighters killed in Gaza explosion

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Four Palestinian fighters killed in Gaza explosion

An explosion in the besieged Gaza Strip has killed four fighters from the Islamic Jihad movement.

Hamas urges leaders to press Israel over Gaza blockade

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Hamas urges leaders to press Israel over Gaza blockade

Hamas in a statement called on the international community and "decision-makers in the region" to "break their silence to bring an end" to the ...

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