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Comment: Politicians promoting a Christian European renaissance do not understand the history of the Renaissance, nor the current position of Europe, writes Khaled Diab.

The US' special envoy for Yemen, Tim Lenderking, is visiting Saudi Arabia in an effort to discuss de-escalation efforts.

Turkish tales: A respite from being black in America

Lawrence Cenk Laws

Turkish tales: A respite from being black in America

Lawrence Cenk Laws explores how - like Baldwin decades earlier - being in Turkey rested his mind and heart from the divisiveness and corrosiveness of American politics.

Ramadan reading list: 20 books by Muslim authors

Sarah Shaffi

Ramadan reading list: 20 books by Muslim authors

From across the literary spectrum, Sarah Shaffi picks her favourite reads for you to delve into during the month of Ramadan.

Lost lessons from Sumayeh Attiyeh's America

Zaina Ujayli

Lost lessons from Sumayeh Attiyeh's America

Comment: How we choose to tell our story is a complex matter. This Arab American Heritage month, let's remember our ancestors who tired to do ...

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Greek FM travels to Turkey for talks

Nikos Dendias will meet with his Turkish counterpart and President Recep Tayyip Erdogan.

The New Arab Staff & Agencies

US defence chief Austin to visit Israel: report

US Secretary of Defence Lloyd Austin will visit Israel next week, marking the first visit to the country by a cabinet-level member of the Biden ...

Diana Alghoul

Exploring generational trauma with The Arsonists' City

Book club: The Arsonists' City is a gripping novel about an Arab-American family facing its trauma and demons after taking a reluctant trip to ...

The New Arab Staff & Agencies

Luxury oasis draws elite Saudis locked in by pandemic

The Riyadh Oasis, a high-end desert retreat, seeks to lure wealthy Saudis barred from their usual travels since the start of the ...

Frenchman held in Iran on spy charges 'a tourist'

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Frenchman held in Iran on spy charges 'a tourist'

The sister of Benjamin Briere, a Frenchman being held on suspicion of espionage in Iran, said he was a tourist.

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, ...

Lebanon could be next Middle East visit for Pope

The New Arab Staff & Agencies

Lebanon could be next Middle East visit for Pope

On the way back to Rome from Iraq, Pope Francis hinted at reporters on board that he might travel to Lebanon in the future

Pope urges Iraq to embrace its Christians on visit

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Pope urges Iraq to embrace its Christians on visit

Pope Francis opened his historic trip with a plea for Iraq's Muslims to embrace their Christian neighours as a precious resource.

Hundreds of refugees unbooked from resettlement flights to US

Brooke Anderson

Hundreds of refugees unbooked from resettlement flights to US

Hundreds of refugees were forced to unbook or delay their flights last week, agencies assisting with their resettlement said.

Sonia Nimr's Wondrous Journeys in Strange Lands

Ramona Wadi

Sonia Nimr's Wondrous Journeys in Strange Lands

Book Club: Sonia Nimr's fantastical story reads like a series of folktales in which the circles of life come together when the struggle is ...

Brooke Anderson

Trump's former treasury secretary to launch Gulf-backed investment fund

Steven Mnuchin is in the hiring process for the new venture, which will be backed by sovereign wealth funds from Arab Gulf states.

The New Arab Staff

Hamas says controversial Gaza travel rules will be 'reviewed'

After critics accused Hamas of attempting to roll back women's rights, the ruling authority said it would review a controversial ...

Ramona Wadi

Palestinian exile and resistance: There Where You Are Not

Book Club: There Where You Are Not offers an incredible glimpse into the experience of history as a Palestinian, and as the "other".

Taufiq Wan

UNESCO, students celebrate World Arabic Language Day

UNESCO says it will work with academics to see how Arabic can best be preserved for future generations.

Iran accuses Kylie Moore-Gilbert of spying in misinformation campaign

The New Arab Staff

Iran accuses Kylie Moore-Gilbert of spying in misinformation campaign

A report aired on Iranian state-run television claimed that the British-Australian academic was a spy for Israel.

The New Arab Staff

Israel warns citizens not to talk politics with Emiratis

Israel has warned its citizens not to discuss democracy, the royal family, or other taboo issues with Emiratis during their trips to the UAE.

Trump casts early ballot in presidential election

The New Arab Staff & Agencies

Trump casts early ballot in presidential election

President Donald Trump has officially became one of nearly 55 million Americans to cast early ballots in a year when the coronavirus has made ...

Turkey seeks aggravated life sentence for American scholar

The New Arab Staff

Turkey seeks aggravated life sentence for American scholar

US academic Henri Barkey and Turkish civil society figure Osman Kavala are accused of involvement in a 2016 coup attempt against the government ...

NATO chief tells Turkey to help calm Karabakh conflict

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NATO chief tells Turkey to help calm Karabakh conflict

The head of NATO said he expected Turkey - a key ally of Azerbaijan - to use its "considerable" influence to calm the conflict in the region of ...

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