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Migrant cat: A small Tunisian kitten is in good health after accidentally sailing across the Mediterranean in a container.

UN's Secretary-General Antonio Guterres is 'shocked' at the recent discovery of mass graves in Haftar-controlled territory.

US puts the brakes on burgeoning Israel-China ties

Sabena Siddiqui

US puts the brakes on burgeoning Israel-China ties

Israel's blossoming ties with China are being scrutinised by the US as tensions grow between Washington and Beijing.

Armed men seize and release tanker off Iranian coast

The New Arab & agencies

Armed men seize and release tanker off Iranian coast

Armed men seized a Hong-Kong flagged tanker near the coast of Iran before releasing it, amid a rise in tensions between the US and Iran

Egypt jails ex-minister's brother for smuggling antiquities

The New Arab & agencies

Egypt jails ex-minister's brother for smuggling antiquities

Raouf Ghali has received 30 years in prison and a six million pound fine for his role in smuggling ancient artefacts from Egypt to Italy.

The New Arab & agencies

Egypt court jails ex- Italian diplomat for smuggling artefacts

A former honorary Italian consul was sentenced to 15 years in jail in absentia on Tuesday, according to an Egyptian judicial source.

Elias Jahshan

The Bearded Bakers putting Palestine culture on the map

The New Arab Meets: The Bearded Bakers, a group of hirsute Arab-Australians, aiming to break down the stereotypes of Palestinians through ...

The New Arab & agencies

UAE revises Qatar shipping ban after Doha's WTO complaint

The UAE has eased a ban on the shipping of goods between it and Qatar implemented as part of the 2017 boycott.

The New Arab & agencies

Libya migrants refuse to disembark fearing life on land

A group of migrants caught off the Libya have refused to disembark fearing for their lives.

Dubai port operator to sue Djibouti

The New Arab

Dubai port operator to sue Djibouti

DP World has said it will pursue legal action against the Djibouti government after the part nationalisation of a port part-owned by the ...

The New Arab & agencies

Bodies of six children discovered in Libya shipping container

Libyan authorities have transferred a number of migrants said to be in 'critical' conditions to hospital after the discovery of around 100 ...

French <em>shipping</em> firm drops Iran over US sanctions threat

The New Arab

French shipping firm drops Iran over US sanctions threat

A French-owned shipping container group said it will pull out from Iran over the threat of US sanctions.

Oman prepares for big clean up after Cyclone Mekunu

The New Arab

Oman prepares for big clean up after Cyclone Mekunu

Floods that hit southern Oman on Friday are subsiding, but there is still much to do to make houses habitable again.

UAE expats' hopes sink after <em>container</em> ship collision

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UAE expats' hopes sink after container ship collision

A number of expatriates in the UAE have been told their belongings have been lost when their container ship collided with another ...

Saudi Arabia threatens to make Qatar 'an island'

The New Arab

Saudi Arabia threatens to make Qatar 'an island'

Saudi Arabia is planning to build a canal along its land border with Qatar to make the emirate an island, a Saudi newspaper has claimed.

The New Arab & agencies

Yemen's Hodeidah port still stifled by 'de facto blockade'

Yemen's lifeline port - essential for receiving much-needed aid - is still under a 'de facto blockade' from Saudi coalition warships, three months after they claimed it was lifted.

The New Arab

Dubai accuses Djibouti of seizing DP World port

Dubai is seeking international arbitration after the Djibouti government ended a long-term concession for a UAE-company operating the ...

The New Arab & agencies

Iranian oil tanker ablaze off China, crew still missing

An Iranian oil tanker that caught fire after colliding with a freighter off China's east coast is at risk of exploding and sinking, as 32 crew ...

Robert Cusack

Qatar breaks food blockade with two new shipping routes

Qatar's national shipping company announced that six ships loaded with food would dock in Doha each week, after a regional diplomatic ...

Sufficient stocks, Hamad Port, a lifeline for 'besieged' Qatar

The New Arab

Sufficient stocks, Hamad Port, a lifeline for 'besieged' Qatar

Doha has moved to reassure citizens and residents over the availability of sufficient stocks of food and various consumer goods, as a de facto ...

Kostis Ntantamis

Photoblog: A tale of two refugee camps

Conditions for refugees vary dramatically between Greece's Elliniko and Skaramagas camps.

Abandoned refugees will eventually leave Greece, legally or illegally

Katja Lihtenvalner

Abandoned refugees will eventually leave Greece, legally or illegally

A tale of two camps: Refugees in Greece face dramatically different experiences, depending on which camp they end up in, reports Katja ...

Europe-bound migrants suffocate in <em>shipping</em> <em>container</em>

The New Arab & agencies

Europe-bound migrants suffocate in shipping container

Rescue teams have recovered in Libya the bodies of 13 migrants who died of suffocation in a Europe-bound shipping container.

Calais: 'No shelter' for unregistered children in fire-ravaged camp

Shams Al-Shakarchi

Calais: 'No shelter' for unregistered children in fire-ravaged camp

Aid agencies have told The New Arab that dozens of children who could not register must go back to the 'jungle camp' which has been destroyed by ...

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