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Turkish traders are reportedly shipping products to third countries before they are exported to Saudi Arabia.

Analysis: In the last decade, Turkey has moved from being a peripheral country with little presence in the Horn of Africa to one of the region's most indispensable partners.

'Republic of Queues': Syria is a hungry nation

The New Arab Staff & Agencies

'Republic of Queues': Syria is a hungry nation

As Syria passes the 10th year anniversary mark of the start of the popular uprising against its leader, civilians are hungry and impoverished

Israeli delegation travels to Egypt for 'historic' visit

The New Arab Staff

Israeli delegation travels to Egypt for 'historic' visit

Israeli Intelligence Minister Eli Cohen has led what he called the largest Israeli delegation to Cairo for over 20 years to discuss security, ...

Tigray official slams damage by troops from 'neighbouring' country

The New Arab Staff & Agencies

Tigray official slams damage by troops from 'neighbouring' country

The presence of soldiers from neighbouring Eritrea has been widely documented, but repeatedly denied by Addis Ababa and Asmara.

The New Arab Staff & Agencies

Morocco faces questions over factory drownings

At least 28 people died when heavy rain flooded a basement factory in the port city of Tangiers, prompting calls for justice in Morocco.

Peace in troubled Libya brings back traditional weavers

For some, the ancient tradition of weaving offers a way to earn an income - as well as resuming a way of life that the war had stopped.

The New Arab Staff & Agencies

Turkey bolsters influence across North Africa's Maghreb

Turkish imports to the Maghreb region have risen sharply, especially "Made in Turkey" textiles.

The New Arab Staff

Saudi chain replaces Turkish burger with discounted 'Greek' patty

As Saudi businesses move to boycott Turkish products, one Saudi fast food chain has decided to get petty over a patty.

Fashion brands panic after Saudi 'Made In Turkey' ban

The New Arab Staff

Fashion brands panic after Saudi 'Made In Turkey' ban

Brands such as Mango might switch suppliers after a Saudi boycott of Turkish goods.

The New Arab Staff

Saudi Arabia to ban all Turkish imports: report

The Turkish newspaper Cumhuriyet has reported that Saudi Arabia will ban all imports of Turkish goods from 1 October, amid worsening political ...

US moves to block cotton made in Xinjiang

The New Arab Staff

US moves to block cotton made in Xinjiang

America's decision to exert more pressure on China over its treatment of Uighur Muslims comes as human rights groups are calling for an end to ...

Algeria chafes against EU trade deal as deadline looms

The New Arab Staff & Agencies

Algeria chafes against EU trade deal as deadline looms

As a deadline for a trade deal between Algeria and the European Union looms, concerns have been raised over its impact on the country's economic ...

Algeria wants to 'reassess' EU trade deal

The New Arab Staff & Agencies

Algeria wants to 'reassess' EU trade deal

Algeria's president has requested the country's trade minister reassess a deal with the European Union, ahead of a free trade agreement.

Tunisian economy to contract 6 percent in 2020: premier

The New Arab Staff & Agencies

Tunisian economy to contract 6 percent in 2020: premier

Tunisia's Prime Minister told parliament that the country's GDP will far worse than it did during the 2011 revolution that toppled dictator Zine ...

The New Arab

Morocco NGO delivers supplies to single mums in lockdown

Each year, INSAF helps over 500 young women who have fallen pregnant out of wedlock - viewed as a "sin" by a society marked by religious conservatism.

The New Arab & agencies

Gaza factories pivot to masks in homemade corona response

The suits, masks and gloves are being made initially for the local market, with the potential to later export to Israel.

The New Arab & agencies

Coronavirus containment leaves Damascus 'completely paralysed'

With the regime now enforcing containment measures, the likes are unheard of during country's 10-year conflict, Damascenes are bracing ...

Georgia Beeston

New Waves: A tribute to pioneer of Moroccan modernism

Mohamed Melehi's first UK solo show celebrates his life's achievement as both an artist and forerunner of the cultural scene in post-colonial ...

Sudan lifts Egypt produce ban as Sisi visits Khartoum

The New Arab & agencies

Sudan lifts Egypt produce ban as Sisi visits Khartoum

Relations between the countries deteriorated last year but the two leaders are now aiming to improve trade ties.

Raya al-Jadir

Watanili: Helping Syrian children reclaim their childhood

Society: Through art, film and education, Watanili is a grassroots initiative working to give traumatised Syrian children a dose of normal ...

British teacher named world's best, wins $1 million prize

The New Arab & agencies

British teacher named world's best, wins $1 million prize

A London teacher has been named the world's "best teacher" and was awarded the $1 million prize in the UAE.

Srinagar: The city of craftsmen

Umer Beigh and Hilal Ahmad

Srinagar: The city of craftsmen

Photoblog: Introducing the artwork of Srinagar city.

Jordan opens job centre in Syrian refugee camp

The New Arab & agencies

Jordan opens job centre in Syrian refugee camp

Under a 2016 deal with donor countries Jordan promised to provide 200,000 work permits for Syrians over three years.

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