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Social media users took aim at Gal Gadot once again this week after she announced her new role as Egyptian Queen Cleopatra.

Save the Children said the new figures mean that in the last six months, the total number of food-insecure children across the country has risen to more than 4.6 million.

US hits 200,000 virus deaths, weeks before election

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US hits 200,000 virus deaths, weeks before election

The United States edged close to registering 200,000 Covid-19 deaths, the latest grim milestone for the country just weeks before voters decide if President Donald Trump will stay in office.

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.

Habibi Collective: Collating films made by Arab women

Sarah Khalil

Habibi Collective: Collating films made by Arab women

The New Arab speaks to Roisin Tapponi, the founder of the Habibi Collective project, about the digital archiving of films made by women from the ...

The New Arab Staff & Agencies

Israel, UAE discuss 'deeper cooperation' against Covid-19

Israeli and Emirati officials discussed plans to cooperate in the fight against the novel coronavirus on Monday, state media reported, days after a controversial announcement to normalise ties.

Sahar Esfandiari

Inside Iraq's first independent film festival

Iraq's first independent film festival aims to take back control of tired narratives of the country and showcase emerging and established talent ...

The New Arab Staff & Agencies

Israel-UAE announce first trade deal after 'shameful' peace deal

The UAE and Israel have signed agreement to develop research on coronavirus in their first trade deal after normalisation.

Fawzi Bakeer

Tania Palaiologou and 'Landscape in the Mist'

More than thirty years on, Greek actress Tania Palaiologou reflects on filming 'Landscape in the Mist' with legendary filmmaker Theo ...

Trim for Eid: Qatar barbers and salons re-open

The New Arab Staff & Agencies

Trim for Eid: Qatar barbers and salons re-open

After being closed for four months, salons in Qatar have finally re-opened just in time for Eid al-Adha.

The New Arab Staff

Afghan doctor in Iran helps refugees fight coronavirus

A refugee doctor in Iran is working hard to treat other refugees with coronavirus.

Deadly virus spreading in Egypt prisons: rights group

The New Arab Staff & Agencies

Deadly virus spreading in Egypt prisons: rights group

"Prisons had insufficient medical care and virtually no access to testing for the virus or symptom screening."

Jaddoland: An intergenerational portrait of love (land) and loss

Nazli Tarzi

Jaddoland: An intergenerational portrait of love (land) and loss

Nadia Shihab's Jaddoland is an intimate exploration of identity and belonging across three generations of an Iraqi family in Texas.

Thailand halts flights after Egyptian breaks quarantine with virus

The New Arab Staff & Agencies

Thailand halts flights after Egyptian breaks quarantine with virus

A group of Egyptian soldiers who entered via a military-controlled airport without any screening went to a nearby shopping mall. A ...

Qatar reports first coronavirus death among World Cup workers

The New Arab Staff & Agencies

Qatar reports first coronavirus death among World Cup workers

1,102 cases of Covid-19 have been confirmed among the World Cup workforce, according to a source.

The New Arab Staff & Agencies

Morocco reports record spike in coronavirus infections

A record outbreak of coronavirus in Morocco has been traced to a strawberry packing plant near Rabat.

The New Arab Staff

Thousands of refugees leave social housing under Greek law

Many refugees in Greece face homelessness as evictions mean they're desperate for accommodation.

The New Arab Staff

Abu Dhabi to continue coronavirus lockdown for another week

The UAE capital will remain cut off from the rest of the country due to the threat of coronavirus.

The New Arab Staff & Agencies

Greece extends migrant camp lockdown

Overcrowded migrant camps in Greece were placed on an additional two-week lockdown, while the country moves to revamp its tourism.

Fifteen Syrian refugees in Lebanon test positive for coronavirus

The New Arab & agencies

Fifteen Syrian refugees in Lebanon test positive for coronavirus

Fifteen cases of Covid-19 have been confirmed among Syrian refugees living in the same building in Majdal Anjar, in eastern Lebanon.

The New Arab & agencies

Greece extends migrant camp lockdown

Greece announced it has extended a coronavirus lockdown on migrant camps until June 7.

Saudi Ramadan TV drama criticised for pro-Israel content

The New Arab & agencies

Saudi Ramadan TV drama criticised for pro-Israel content

Another Ramadan TV drama from Saudi Arabia has invited scrutiny

Khashoggi fiancee slams Saudi takeover of Newcastle United

The New Arab

Khashoggi fiancee slams Saudi takeover of Newcastle United

Jamal Khashoggi's fiancee Hatice Cengiz said the Saudi acquisition of Newcastle United would make English football complicit in the journalist's ...

Tunisia hopes novel methods will aid virus fight

The New Arab & agencies

Tunisia hopes novel methods will aid virus fight

The government has turned to students for help, asking the engineering school in Sousse to task its students with designing a locally made ...

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