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The Libyan parliament will discuss holding a vote of confidence on a new unified government on 8 March.

The head of Libya's parliament called the interim prime minister to form a "representative" government.

Libya's new PM to unveil team of <em>transition</em>

Libya's new PM to unveil team of transition

It faces the daunting challenge of addressing the grievances of ordinary Libyans, hit by a dire economic crisis, soaring unemployment, wretched public services and crippling inflation.

Hunger and despair wreak misery in Syria's Rukban camp

William Christou

Hunger and despair wreak misery in Syria's Rukban camp

In-depth: With humanitarian conditions deteriorating, residents face the impossible choice of returning to regime-held territory and facing ...

What Myanmar's military coup means for Rohingya Muslims

Gaia Caramazza

What Myanmar's military coup means for Rohingya Muslims

In-depth: Concerns are mounting over the fate of Rohingya Muslims following Myanmar's military coup, with refugees uncertain about repatriation ...

The New Arab Staff & Agencies

Sudan floats currency, part of measures to overhaul economy

The move was a key demand by the International Monetary Fund.

The New Arab Staff & Agencies

US urges Myanmar to 'refrain from violence'

The US urged Myanmar's military to "refrain from violence" after the first death in protests against the coup.

Elias Jahshan

Rasha Nahas' Desert pays homage to her cultural background

The New Arab Meets: Palestinian singer-songwriter and multi-instrumentalist Rasha Nahas, to talk more about the release of her highly ...

The New Arab Staff & Agencies

UK, Canada sanction Myanmar generals after coup

The UK and Canada sanctioned generals in Myanmar following the military takeover.

Syria Insight: Regime walk-out leads to new 'constitution crisis'

Paul McLoughlin

Syria Insight: Regime walk-out leads to new 'constitution crisis'

For some the constitutional talks were a last hope in ending the Syrian war peacefully. For others, it was another attempt by the regime to ...

Shashi Tharoor

After Myanmar's coup

Comment: The compromises Suu Kyi made with her uniformed political partners and defended so staunchly, have now cost Myanmar its fragile ...

New Libya PM promises a peaceful political <em>transition</em>

The New Arab Staff & Agencies

New Libya PM promises a peaceful political transition

Newly selected Prime Minister Abdul Hamid Dbeibah addressed the Libyan nation on Saturday, giving the first steps of the transition ...

Libya embarks on new <em>transition</em> phase

The New Arab Staff & Agencies

Libya embarks on new transition phase

In a potential 'turning point' move, Libya has stepped into a new phase following the selection of a new unity government.

Myanmar anti-coup protests grow as army broadens internet crackdown

The New Arab Staff & Agencies

Myanmar anti-coup protests grow as army broadens internet crackdown

The army is being criticised by human rights activists as the military coup is denounced by civilians who have taken to protesting.

Protests in Sudan border state over worsening economy

The New Arab Staff & Agencies

Protests in Sudan border state over worsening economy

Protests erupted in eastern Sudan over the rising cost of living.

The New Arab Staff & Agencies

Oil giant Shell follows rivals into huge annual loss

With coronavirus lockdowns and planes being grounded, Shell has recorded a large fall in profits.

Milica Cosic

Migration in post-Brexit Britain: How will refugees be affected?

In-depth: Britain's departure from the European Union could have serious implications for its migration policy.

The New Arab Staff & Agencies

Explainer: Myanmar, Burma and why the different names matter

Is it Myanmar or Burma and why are there two names for one country?

The New Arab Staff

Fears for Rohingya Muslims after Myanmar coup

Myanmar's sanctioned military chief, accused of directing the Rohingya 'genocide', is now the country's de-facto ruler.

How the odds were stacked against Yemen's revolution

Jonathan Fenton-Harvey

How the odds were stacked against Yemen's revolution

In-depth: A decade since the 2011 uprising, the hopes of Yemenis for freedom and an end to authoritarian rule have been shattered by war and a ...

The New Arab Staff & Agencies

Myanmar lawmakers say they're under house arrest after coup

Hundreds of lawmakers have been barricaded in their government housing complex in Myanmar's capital, a day after the military seized power in a ...

We needed a cultural revolution, not another uprising

Bahey el-Din Hassan

We needed a cultural revolution, not another uprising

The long read: Bahey el-Din Hassan explores how elites, who were unable to rise to the task of mounting organised collective action, caused the ...

Qatar emir receives Sudan General 'Hemedti' in Doha

The New Arab Staff

Qatar emir receives Sudan General 'Hemedti' in Doha

Sudan's General Mohamed Hamdan Daglo, widely known as Hemedti, briefed the emir on the latest developments in Khartoum and thanked him for ...

Libyans meet in Geneva to select transitional leaders

The New Arab Staff & Agencies

Libyans meet in Geneva to select transitional leaders

The 75 participants at the Libyan Political Dialogue Forum have until Friday to select a prime minister and a three-member presidency council ...

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