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Today half of Tunis' residents live on the banks of the "sebkha", or mudflat, where more than 100,000 birds of around 100 different species spend winter.

Hundreds of containers of waste illegally shipped and stored at a port in Tunisia have caused criticism from conservation groups.

US won't recognise Syria presidency vote unless UN involved

The New Arab Staff & Agencies

US won't recognise Syria presidency vote unless UN involved

The legitimacy of Syrian dictator Bashar Al-Assad's presidency will not be recognised by the US unless voting is supervised by the UN.

Red Line: The use of chemical weapons in Syria

Chris Doyle

Red Line: The use of chemical weapons in Syria

Book Club: Joby Warrick's new book takes a detailed look at the use of chemical weapons in Syria and the extraordinary efforts to rid the ...

EU nations halt AstraZeneca as WHO declares it safe

The New Arab Staff & Agencies

EU nations halt AstraZeneca as WHO declares it safe

The EU's largest countries joined a stream of states halting their rollouts of AstraZeneca jabs on over blood clot fears.

The New Arab Staff

Moroccan police accused of torching migrant shelters

Migrants in the Spanish enclave Melilla say police forces raided their camp for several consecutive nights this week.

Jessica Buxbaum

How Israeli industrial zones exploit Palestinian land and labour

In-depth: Palestinians working in settlement industrial zones often feel they have no other choice, with the Palestinian economy and labour ...

Brooke Anderson

Seeking relevance, Trump touts Middle East 'victories' at CPAC

In-depth: At this year’s CPAC, Donald Trump boasted of his policy victories in the Middle East, but his erratic legacy is probably more ...

The New Arab Staff & Agencies

Europeans to push for Iran censure at UN nuclear

The three European members of the 2015 Iran nuclear deal will put forward a resolution condemning Iran's suspension of some inspections by the ...

Verbatim transcript of Syrian Koblenz trial is a must

Mansour Omari

Verbatim transcript of Syrian Koblenz trial is a must

Comment: The Koblenz trial is of national interest to Germany. Denying that, is to also deny Syrians a valuable, formal archive of Assad's ...

Anu Shukla

Myanmar's coup: How global powers failed Rohingya Muslims

Analysis: With the veneer of Myanmar's democracy now removed, the plight of Rohingya Muslims continues to be overshadowed by geopolitical ...

$1.9 trillion Covid plan clears US House

The New Arab Staff & Agencies

$1.9 trillion Covid plan clears US House

The US House passed an enormous, $1.9 trillion coronavirus relief package early Saturday.

Secretive Israeli nuclear facility undergoes major project

The New Arab Staff & Agencies

Secretive Israeli nuclear facility undergoes major project

The construction comes as Israel — under Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu — maintains its scathing criticism of Iran’s nuclear program.

France's nuclear colonial legacy in Algeria

Malia Bouattia

France's nuclear colonial legacy in Algeria

Comment: President Macron's truth and reconciliation project will fail if it doesn't acknowledge the toxic legacy of France's nuclear projects ...

Algerian general: France must take responsibility for nuke sites

The New Arab Staff & Agencies

Algerian general: France must take responsibility for nuke sites

France must "shoulder its historic responsibilities" for 1960s nuclear test sites in Algeria, a senior Algerian military official said in the ...

The New Arab Staff & Agencies

UN ups food aid to Tigray over starvation fears

This comes as fears grow of a humanitarian catastrophe in Tigray, three months after fighting erupted between forces loyal to the regional ruling party and Prime Minister Abiy Ahmed's government.

Annelle Sheline

Biden to end US support for war in Yemen

Comment: Biden must go beyond ending US support, and require the Saudis and Emiratis to fully withdraw from Yemen, writes Annelle Sheline.

The New Arab Staff & Agencies

Amnesty slams France over weapons used against Lebanon protesters

Amnesty International has condemned French sales of law enforcement weapons to Lebanon, saying they had played a ‘shameful’ role in suppressing ...

The New Arab Staff & Agencies

New round of talks on Syria's constitution begins

A new round of UN-sponsored talks to write a constitution for war-torn Syria has begun in Geneva, amid accusations that the Assad regime is ...

Brexit 'loopholes' allow UK to dump <em>waste</em> abroad

Katia Youssef

Brexit 'loopholes' allow UK to dump waste abroad

While the European Union is putting in place regulations to stifle this approach, London relies on legal loopholes to carry on with business as ...

The New Arab Staff & Agencies

UN announces talks on new Syria constitution

Geir Pedersen has announced that the Constitutional Committee will resume talks in an effort to find a political solution to the crisis in Syria.

Trump leaves White House, skipping Biden inauguration

The New Arab Staff & Agencies

Trump leaves White House, skipping Biden inauguration

Donald Trump has left the White House, breaking with tradition as he finally leaves Washington.

Riots rock Tunisia for fourth consecutive night

The New Arab Staff

Riots rock Tunisia for fourth consecutive night

Riots continued into the early hours of Tuesday, with hundreds of protesters clashing with security forces in cities across Tunisia.

Breaking cycles of trauma and illness among Syrian refugees

Yara El Murr

Breaking cycles of trauma and illness among Syrian refugees

In-depth: Researchers are exploring the correlation between mental and physical health to provide adequate care to refugees, but with the data ...

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