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British interior minister Priti Patel deplored the number of migrants crossing into the UK from France.

The tragedy in Beirut has reignited calls by Iraqis for militant factions and groups linked to the government to remove their weapons stockpiles from residential areas.

Four-year-old killed by stray bullet in east Jerusalem

The New Arab Staff

Four-year-old killed by stray bullet in east Jerusalem

The tragic death of four-year-old Hanan Yassin Zalloum from a stray bullet in east Jerusalem signals the gun violence epidemic among Palestinian communities is not abating.

Covid-19 cases in Damascus likely more than 85,000: report

The New Arab Staff

Covid-19 cases in Damascus likely more than 85,000: report

A new report claims the coronavirus outbreak in Damascus is 'out of control', giving a 'conservative' estimate of 85,000 cases, ninety times the ...

YouTuber PewDiePie donates $100,000 to Lebanon Red Cross

The New Arab Staff

YouTuber PewDiePie donates $100,000 to Lebanon Red Cross

The Swedish YouTuber also encouraged his millions of fans to donate to the Lebanese Red Crescent.

Josh Ruebner

We need to talk about Seth Rogen

Comment: Most Jewish-Americans, like Seth Rogen, are still only awakening to the moral and political ramifications of Israel's settler-colonial project, writes Josh Ruebner.

The New Arab Staff

Three-year-old girl succumbs to wounds from Lebanon blast

The toddler was reportedly struck by a door that had become unhinged during the deadly blast on Tuesday.

Jan-Peter Westad

Iyad el-Baghdadi: The pro-democracy activist taking on Arab autocrats

The New Arab Meets: Iyad el-Baghdadi, who rose to prominence during the Arab Spring as a vocal critic of anti-democratic regimes.

Michal Kranz

The terror and guilt of watching Beirut from afar

Beirut, a welcoming cosmopolitan city loved by all those who call it home, lies in ruins. Michal Kranz, a journalist until recently based in ...

Lebanese mobilise to clean up Beirut after deadly blast

Gaia Caramazza

Lebanese mobilise to clean up Beirut after deadly blast

Beirut residents are taking matters into their own hands by cleaning up the mess caused by a blast that has been compared to Hiroshima.

The New Arab Staff

Lebanese bride's photoshoot interrupted by deadly Beirut explosion

A bride was caught unawares after a photoshoot for her upcoming wedding was interrupted by the Beirut explosion at the port, forcing her to take ...

Macron visits Lebanon after deadly mega-blast

The New Arab Staff & Agencies

Macron visits Lebanon after deadly mega-blast

Macron's visit was the first by a foreign head of state since Tuesday's unprecedented tragedy.

Iraq to list hazardous materials after Beirut blast

The New Arab Staff & Agencies

Iraq to list hazardous materials after Beirut blast

An emergency committee says it will complete an inventory of all hazardous materials at ports and airports within 72 hours.

Beirut a 'wake-up call' for Israel's Haifa, warns mayor

The New Arab Staff

Beirut a 'wake-up call' for Israel's Haifa, warns mayor

The mayor of Haifa, home to Israel's largest industrial area, warned of a scenario similar to the Beirut explosion could strike the city.

Egypt's Prosecutor-General opens investigation into Cairo hotel gang rape

The New Arab Staff

Egypt's Prosecutor-General opens investigation into Cairo hotel gang rape

Egypt's public prosecution has ordered an investigation into an alleged gang rape of an 18-year-old woman at an upscale Cairo hotel following a ...

The New Arab Staff

Israeli official says Lebanon blast a 'gift from God'

In a Facebook post responding to the devastating Beirut blast, former Israeli MK Moshe Feiglin said the incident was a 'gift from God'.

Narjas Zatat

Beirut Explosion: Here are 5 organisations on the ground

A number of organisations have responded to Beirut's tragic explosion with an influx of volunteers, fundraising and support.

Austin Bodetti

Islam and eco-theology: The future of environmentalism

Eco-theology has the potential to reshape environmental protection in the Middle East.

The New Arab Staff

'Hero' Beirut migrant worker dashes to protect child

Social media users have hailed the worker as a hero and called for better treatment of migrant labourers.

Beirut Explosion: Be angry, not just sad, for Lebanon

Karim Traboulsi

Beirut Explosion: Be angry, not just sad, for Lebanon

The New Arab's Managing Editor, Karim Traboulsi, writes a scathing indictment of the Lebanese government and its negligence over the devastating ...

The New Arab Staff

Half of Beirut damaged after catastrophic blast

A massive explosion at the Beirut port on Wednesday is estimated to have caused $5 billion in damages, extending across half of Lebanon's ...

Lebanese open homes as 300,000 homeless over Beirut explosion

Narjas Zatat

Lebanese open homes as 300,000 homeless over Beirut explosion

Individuals are offering up their homes after hundreds of thousands have been rendered homeless due to an explosion that rocked Beirut.

Palestinian novelist Huzama Habayeb on literature, memory and displacement

Ramona Wadi

Palestinian novelist Huzama Habayeb on literature, memory and displacement

The New Arab Meets: Huzama Habayeb, an award-winning Palestinian novelist who explores the relationship between exile and nostalgia in her ...

#PrayForBeirut: People send messages of support after deadly explosion

Narjas Zatat

#PrayForBeirut: People send messages of support after deadly explosion

At least 100 people have died and thousands injured in the deadly explosion near a Beirut port, and people across the world are sending messages ...

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