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Donald Trump, his wife Melania and their teenage son Barron all tested positive for Covid-19 earlier this month.

Lebanon is on the verge of a mental health emergency after the trauma of the devastating Beirut explosion.

Former sailor details misconduct by SEALs pulled from Iraq

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Former sailor details misconduct by SEALs pulled from Iraq

A female ex-sailor revealed horrible misconduct committed by Navy SEALS in Iraq.

Beirut Explosion: Here are 5 organisations on the ground

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.

Review: Once Upon a Time in Iraq

Nazli Tarzi

Review: Once Upon a Time in Iraq

Once Upon a Time in Iraq is a gripping but fragmented portrayal of a nation torn apart by war.

The New Arab Staff

Russia 'tested' military-trained dolphins in Syria: report

Satellite images appear to show pens for marine mammals at a Russian naval base in Syria.

Narjas Zatat

How Egypt's sexual harassment problem could usher in #MeToo

With sexual assault cases increasing, and a growing body of voices online refusing to back down, some critics argue there could be a reckoning ...

Sarah Khalil

#GoalClickRefugees: Football storytelling unites refugees around the world

In partnership with UNHCR, Goal Click Refugees is an initiative that helps people understand one another through their love of football.

The New Arab

Lebanon’s coronavirus response endangers lives by ignoring disabled community

Human Rights Watch has criticised Lebanon's government for having 'completely ignored' disabled people from its Covid-19 response, preventing ...

Top Egyptian actor breaks taboo by revealing transgender son

The New Arab

Top Egyptian actor breaks taboo by revealing transgender son

Hesham Salim said he was not 'confused or surprised' when his son Nour came out as transgender.

Emily Lewis

Coronavirus: Lebanon's LGBT+ community is locked down and unprotected

LGBT+ people in Lebanon, whose mere existence is already criminalised, often depend on community centres, tight social networks and dedicated ...

Turkey adds coronavirus to country's 'urgent situations' list

The New Arab

Turkey adds coronavirus to country's 'urgent situations' list

Turkey is struggling under the strain of growing coronavirus cases.

Moroccan #MeToo helps women to break silence

Alessandra Bajec

Moroccan #MeToo helps women to break silence

Morocco's Masaktach movement gives voice to victims of sexual abuse to speak up and share their experiences.

Indonesian woman spared jail for bringing dog into mosque

The New Arab & agencies

Indonesian woman spared jail for bringing dog into mosque

An Indonesian court decided to waive a nine month jail term for a woman who brought a dog into a mosque, breaking the country’s strict blasphemy ...

Hundreds mourn 24-year-old Bahraini ex-prisoner 'killed by medical negligence'

The New Arab

Hundreds mourn 24-year-old Bahraini ex-prisoner 'killed by medical negligence'

Sayed Kadhem Abbas, 24, died on Monday from brain cancer which human rights groups say went untreated for years during his three-year stint in ...

Tahmina Begum

The UK-based grassroots charity taking on the Rohingya crisis

The New Arab Meets: Rahima Begum whose international human rights organisation from East London is contributing proof to the case on the Rohingya people at the highest United Nations court.

Judit Neurink

Foreign children who lived under IS must be repatriated

Comment: The death of Islamic State leader al-Baghdadi has not removed the urgent need to resettle the children of Islamic State fighters, ...

Nicholas Frakes

Lebanon: Greater focus on mental health following multiple suicides

Several people have taken their own lives due to the economic hardships that have continued to grow as Lebanon's economic crisis worsens.

The New Arab & agencies

Saudi Arabia convicts 18 of 'bribery, fraud, abusing position'

Saudi authorities have jailed 18 people found guilty of corruption charges involving the bribing of government officials.

Lebanon students skip class to join protest movement

Nicholas Frakes

Lebanon students skip class to join protest movement

Students in Lebanon are rising up against the elite for a better opportunities, an end to unemployment and a brighter future.

Karim Safieddine

Fakhoury return to Lebanon sparks memory of leftist resistance

The arrest of the former member of pro-Israel South Lebanon Army militia and senior warden in the notorious SLA-run Khiyam prison sparked anger ...

Supporting LGBTQ+ Palestinians shouldn't mean pinkwashing the occupation

Nick McAlpin

Supporting LGBTQ+ Palestinians shouldn't mean pinkwashing the occupation

Comment: To be a good ally means listening, and Palestine's LGBTQ+ community is telling you they don't want your solidarity if it involves ...

Israeli ministers to attend ceremony honouring racist rabbi

The New Arab

Israeli ministers to attend ceremony honouring racist rabbi

The Israeli transport and education ministers will attend a ceremony honouring Rabbi Yitzhak Ginsburg, who previously praised an Israeli settler ...

Mashrou' Leila affair highlights Lebanon's battle for free speech

Nicholas Frakes

Mashrou' Leila affair highlights Lebanon's battle for free speech

Although its gig was cancelled under pressure from Christian groups, Mashrou' Leila have become a symbol in a country where activists say ...

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