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Filipino women and girls have made an appeal for help from the Philippine's embassy in Damascus.

Billionaire Republican donor Sheldon Adelson was buried in Jerusalem.

Iraq arrests IS 'administrative chief' at Baghdad airport

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Iraq arrests IS 'administrative chief' at Baghdad airport

The man, known as Abu Naba, was detained in October as he was 'getting into a taxi, just after landing in Baghdad'.

Frantic search after medicines vanish from Lebanon shelves

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Frantic search after medicines vanish from Lebanon shelves

Medicine in Lebanon is going missing, as the country struggles under the weight of covid-19.

Hariri's return: the fruit of a counterrevolution

Nizar Hassan

Hariri's return: the fruit of a counterrevolution

Comment: By returning Hariri to the premiership, Lebanon's ruling class has completed a counterrevolutionary cycle that started with his ...

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2015 Mali attack was 'revenge' for Charlie Hebdo cartoons

A Mauritanian jihadist told a trial that he had attacked a club in the capital Bamako in 2015, killing five people.

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Relatives of IS 'Beatles' victims relieved as trial nears

The relatives of two Britons killed by the Islamic State group welcomed a UK high court's decision permitting the UK to share evidence about two ...

Sam Hamad

For dissidents, Egypt has crossed a chilling new threshold

Comment: Sisi's heavy-handed persecution of Hassan instils fear and paranoia that will ultimately cause Egyptians at home and abroad to think ...

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'Gas explosion' at UAE restaurants causes injuries

Authorities said a 'gas explosion' caused the injuries in Abu Dhabi.

Trump congratulates 'proud Islamophobe' on Republican primary victory

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Trump congratulates 'proud Islamophobe' on Republican primary victory

The US president wished good luck to Laura Loomer, a far-right congressional candidate in his home district.

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Afghan truce begins ahead of possible talks

A three-day ceasefire between Taliban and government forces has begun as Muslims across the world celebrate Eid al-Adha.

Foreign workers struggle to return to UAE amid virus

The New Arab Staff & Agencies

Foreign workers struggle to return to UAE amid virus

Despite plans to return an estimated 200,000 people to the UAE, the rules remain unclear, and many have had their applications rejected.

Jerusalem hit hard by coronavirus resurgence

The New Arab Staff & Agencies

Jerusalem hit hard by coronavirus resurgence

A new outbreak of coronavirus is threatening to decimate Jerusalem's tourism-centric economy, as Israel and the Palestinian Authority impose ...

Coronavirus tracking projects renew questions about UAE's mass surveillance

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Coronavirus tracking projects renew questions about UAE's mass surveillance

The UAE has started using its 'Oyoon' surveillance system to monitor coronavirus en masse, but many believe the technology created and data ...

Netanyahu turns to rich friend to fund trial fees

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Netanyahu turns to rich friend to fund trial fees

The Israeli premier has sought financial aid from a US-based supporter who is also a witness in his corruption trial.

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Freed Taliban prisoners eye return to the battlefield

Security concerns are mounting as several of the newly liberated fighters say they are ready to resume their holy war.

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Thousands face homelessness in Greek refugee relocation push

Thousands of recognised refugees are set to lose their homes in Greece this week.

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Somalia blast kills at least 10 on bus

A passenger bus carrying more than 20 people to a funeral exploded on Sunday, killing dozens on board.

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US father-son duo accused of masterminding Ghosn's escape

Michael Taylor, a 59-year-old former Green Beret and private security specialist, and Peter Taylor, 27, are wanted by Japan on charges they ...

Somali governor killed in Al-Shabaab suicide blast

The New Arab

Somali governor killed in Al-Shabaab suicide blast

Ahmed Muse Nur, the governor of Somalia's north-central Mudug province, was killed in a Al-Shabaab attack on Sunday.

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Three former Syrian rebels killed in Daraa province

Three former rebels have been killed by unknown assailants in the past 24 hours in Syria’s restive Daraa province.

Coronavirus takes a toll in Sweden's immigrant community

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Coronavirus takes a toll in Sweden's immigrant community

Sweden's immigrant communities have been hit harder than most by the outbreak of Covid-19.

The Middle East at war with coronavirus

The New Arab

The Middle East at war with coronavirus

Jordan reports no new cases in a week, Houthi authorities in Sanaa report their first Covid-19 case and Lebanon extends lockdown measures in ...

Careem cuts nearly a third of jobs over coronavirus

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Careem cuts nearly a third of jobs over coronavirus

Ride-hailing firm Careem has announced that 536 of its workers will be let go amid ongoing strain from the Covid-19 pandemic.

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