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British artist and sculptor Piers Secunda has been making drawings using rust ink, paying particular attention to surroundings nearby Osama bin Laden’s compound in the vicinity of Abbottabad, Pakistan.

Film Review: In The Shadows is the third feature from Erdem Tepegoz, the Turkish filmmaker who earned acclaim for his debut at the 35th Moscow International Film Festival in 2013.

How should Turkey's military presence in Syria be assessed?

Paul Iddon

How should Turkey's military presence in Syria be assessed?

Analysis: Has Ankara's role in northern Syria made any positive impact, or will it ultimately be counterproductive?

Biden plans swift action on coronavirus

The New Arab Staff & Agencies

Biden plans swift action on coronavirus

Joe Biden has promised quick action to address the coronavirus pandemic and boost the ailing US economy once he takes office.

Biden insists he'll tackle virus as Trump pushes 'super-recovery'

The New Arab Staff & Agencies

Biden insists he'll tackle virus as Trump pushes 'super-recovery'

Joe Biden promised to tackle the coronavirus pandemic in the US if he became President as US cases continue to skyrocket.

The New Arab Staff & Agencies

French police raid Islamist groups after teacher beheading

French police have raided Islamist groups in the aftermath of the beheading of a teacher who showed his school class cartoons of the Prophet Muhammad

James Snell

Regime coronavirus numbers expose Assad's contempt for Syrian life

Comment: Deceit has characterised the Syrian regime's response to the pandemic, while the international community takes false regime numbers at ...

The New Arab Staff

The story behind Britain's $26 million Iranian coup plot

An interview with a British spy involved in the 1953 coup has been unearthed as Iran marks the 67th anniversary of the overthrow of Mohammad ...

The New Arab Staff

Lebanon ex-interior minister accuses Israel of blast involvement

Former interior minister Nohad Machnouk said Israel was 'clearly' responsible for the devastating blast at Beirut's port.

Beirut blast conspiracy theories flood social media

The New Arab Staff & Agencies

Beirut blast conspiracy theories flood social media

Within hours of the Beirut mega-blast, conspiracy theories on what caused the disaster in the Lebanese capital spread like wildfire on social ...

The New Arab Staff & Agencies

Bosnia Muslims commemorate 25 years since Srebrenica genocide

On July 11, 1995, after capturing the ill-fated town, Serb forces killed more than 8,000 Muslim men and boys in Srebrenica in a few days.

The final demise of free expression in Egypt's media

Horriya Marzouk

The final demise of free expression in Egypt's media

Egypt has censored all independent reporting on sensitive political topics, with journalists and social media users only allowed to communicate ...

Russia quits UN arrangement for protecting Syria hospitals, aid

The New Arab Staff

Russia quits UN arrangement for protecting Syria hospitals, aid

Russia has quit a UN arrangement that aims to protect hospitals and humanitarian aid from being hit in war-torn Syria.

Why art still matters in the Middle East

Gaia Caramazza

Why art still matters in the Middle East

Despite a global pandemic, artists in the Middle East are finding new ways to express themselves.

Violet Organization: The Syrian NGO battling coronavirus in Idlib

Danya Hajjaji

Violet Organization: The Syrian NGO battling coronavirus in Idlib

The New Arab's series 'Together Against Coronavirus' looks at how NGOs in the Middle East and beyond are tackling Covid-19.

Danya Hajjaji

Libya robotics team builds face shields for health workers

Despite depleting materials and wartime struggles, Tripoli-based LYBOTICS remains dedicated to building face shields for medical staff on the front lines of Libya's COVID-19 outbreak.

Paul Iddon

Baghdad's four decades of conflict and strife

In-depth: From 1980 until now, the Iraqi capital has faced a series of conflicts, instability, and violence. This year marks 40 years since this ...

The New Arab & agencies

ICC authorises probe into Afghanistan war crimes

War crimes judges have given the go-ahead for an investigation into atrocities committed by US troops and the CIA, as well as the Taliban, ...

The New Arab & agencies

Laughing three-year-old Syrian girl resettles in Turkey

Salwa, a three-year-old Syrian girl who went viral for laughing at bombs in Idlib, is given a chance at a safer childhood in Turkey.

Libyan refinery closes amid Haftar's blockade on oil facilities

The New Arab & agencies

Libyan refinery closes amid Haftar's blockade on oil facilities

Libya's National Oil Corporation announced the closure of a refinery as the oil-rich country's production continues to take a hit from the ...

The New Arab

Prince Charles arrives in Israel on first official visit

Prince Charles, the heir to the British throne, is making his first official tour of Israel and the occupied Palestinian territories.

Syria regime launching banned cluster missiles at schools: HRW

The New Arab

Syria regime launching banned cluster missiles at schools: HRW

The rights group's investigation into a deadly Syrian regime strike on an Idlib school discovered the use of banned cluster munitions, an act ...

For Iranians, the war has already begun

Elham Pourtaher

For Iranians, the war has already begun

Comment: US sanctions on Iran are producing a level of suffering comparable to that of wartime, writes Elham Pourtaher.

Iran president seeks <em>wartime</em> executive powers following US tensions

The New Arab

Iran president seeks wartime executive powers following US tensions

Iran's President Hassan Rouhani is seeking expanded wartime executive powers to manage Iran's economic situation - drastically worsened ...

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