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Book Club: Susan Abulhawa's award-winning third novel is a compelling and emotive contemplation of the Palestinian struggle.

Yemen's internationally recognised government is seeking to issue arrest warrants for Houthi leaders, the ministry of foreign affairs said on Friday.

Trump fires defence chief Esper

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Trump fires defence chief Esper

Trump is also believed to be considering dismissing FBI Director Chris Wray and CIA Director Gina Haspel, angered that they did not support his battle for reelection.

Did Donald Trump unfollow Israel's Netanyahu for congratulating Biden?

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Did Donald Trump unfollow Israel's Netanyahu for congratulating Biden?

Concerns have been raised over the virtual relationship between staunch allies Donald Trump and Benjamin Netanyahu after rumours ...

Trump ally Netanyahu congratulates Biden on US election win

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Trump ally Netanyahu congratulates Biden on US election win

Hours after Joe Biden's victory was announced, staunch Trump ally Benjamin Netanyahu sent a congratulatory message to the incoming Democrat ...

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Trump scrambles to sanction former Lebanese foreign minister Bassil

Trump’s administration is likely to place sanctions on Gebran Bassil, one of Lebanon's top Christian politicians, in an effort to weaken the Iranian-backed movement Hezbollah.

Gaia Caramazza

Trump imposes sanctions on former Lebanese foreign minister Bassil

Trump’s administration has placed sanctions on Gebran Bassil, one of Lebanon's top Christian politicians, in an effort to weaken the ...

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Iranian fuel proceeds to aid terror victims, US says

A 'great portion' of the $40 million gained from the sale of seized Iranian fuel will go to a special fund for victims of ...

Narjas Zatat

Blair Imani: 'Donald Trump is a danger to Muslims'

The New Arab Meets: Blair Imani, the 26-year-old powerhouse balancing authorship and activism in a heavily divided, election-heavy America.

Blair Imani: 'Trump is a danger to Muslims'

Narjas Zatat

Blair Imani: 'Trump is a danger to Muslims'

The New Arab Meets: Blair Imani, the 26-year-old powerhouse balancing authorship and activism in a heavily divided, election-heavy America.

Sana Uqba

Yemen in Focus: New Houthi ambassador signals Iran's intentions

This week we focus on Iran's new ambassador to the Houthis in the rebel-held capital.

Islam in the Eastern African Novel

Aisha Yusuff

Islam in the Eastern African Novel

Book Club: Emad Mirmotahari's comprehensive study of Islam in Eastern African fiction reimagines the region's multi-ethnic and multi-religious ...

US prosecutors investigated suspected links between Trump and Egypt

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US prosecutors investigated suspected links between Trump and Egypt

Former Special Counsel Robert Mueller and his team investigated suspected ties between Egypt and a last-minute campaign finance ...

The Slave Yards by Najwa Bin Shatwan

Ramona Wadi

The Slave Yards by Najwa Bin Shatwan

Book Club: Najwa Bin Shatwan's unforgettable novel explores questions of race, class, and freedom in nineteenth century Libya.

We will not stay in Syria 'forever': Erdogan

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We will not stay in Syria 'forever': Erdogan

President Recep Tayyip Erdogan said Turkish troops will leave Syria when the crisis in the war-torn country is resolved.

Abdelkader Cheref

Normalisation with Israel: The view from the Arab Maghreb

In-depth: Despite UAE-Bahrain's normalisation agreement with Israel, and their unofficial relations with Tel Aviv, North African countries are likely to resist pressures and inducements to follow suit, writes Abdelkader Cheref

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Trump 'retreated' from supporting Qatar blockade: defence minister

Qatar's Defence Minister Khalid Al-Attiyah said that Donald Trump has abandoned his support for blockading countries.

Eva Thiebaud

What's powering France's amoral alliance with UAE?

Comment: Paris has kept its extensive collaboration with the Emiratis curiously quiet. The 2019 revelations on UAE's shadowy behaviour in Yemeni ...

The New Arab Staff & Agencies

Mulan movie boycott calls grow over Xinjiang scenes

Mulan's remake is facing fresh boycott calls after some scenes were filmed in Xinjiang, where Uighur Muslims have been oppressed.

Iraq's Jews fled long ago, heritage struggles on

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Iraq's Jews fled long ago, heritage struggles on

With Jewish schools, shops and synagogues crumbling from a lack of maintenance, heritage experts fear there will soon be left little more than ...

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Kushner visits US air base during Israel-Emirates trip

Jared Kushner, Senior Advisor to US President Donald Trump visited the Al-Dhafra Air Base during the delegation's visit following the UAE-Israel ...

Asylum for Sale: The intersection of capitalism and migration

Sophia Akram

Asylum for Sale: The intersection of capitalism and migration

Book Club: Through essays, artwork, and photographs, this explosive new book documents the global asylum regime as an industry characterised by ...

Black Muslims and America's fight for racial justice

Brooke Anderson

Black Muslims and America's fight for racial justice

Black Muslims are part of the backbone of America's civil rights movement.

Could Saudi Arabia be parting ways with Pakistan?

Sabena Siddiqui

Could Saudi Arabia be parting ways with Pakistan?

Riyadh's passive stance on Kashmir has caused a rift with Pakistan as changing regional alliances threaten their strategic relationship.

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