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Karim Traboulsi is a staff writer and translator for The New Arab

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Iran wants to make Lebanon's military 'the region's strongest'

11 February, 2019

Iran has dispatched its top diplomat to Beirut to woo the newly formed Lebanese government with military and civilian aid, a move meant to encounter US and Saudi resistance.

West 'should cut ties with Riyadh' over torture scandal

05 February, 2019

British broadcaster Mehdi Hasan and Saudi-British Professor Madawi al-Rasheed were among prominent names calling for a boycott of the Saudi regime during a heated debate in London on Monday.

Egyptian 'Rafale pilot' killed in crash

29 January, 2019

The Egyptian pilot was named as Major Mohtady al-Shazly. He was laid to rest in the town of El-Bagour in the north Egypt governorate of Manoufia on Monday night.

Sudan's Bashir offers 'ceasefire' to contain swelling anti-government protests

28 January, 2019

Sudanese President Omar al-Bashir has declared open-ended ceasefires in two conflict-hit states in what appears to be a move intended to contain protests against his three-decade rule.

Saudi columnist Siham al-Qahtani mocks boycott of Israel

28 January, 2019

A Saudi columnist has mocked supporters of the BDS movement targeting Israeli occupation, saying it is time for Arabs to have 'normal relations' with the Jewish state.

Dissident student acquitted of murder as protests rock Sudan

22 January, 2019

A Sudanese court has acquitted a dissident student who was facing a death sentence linked to a 2016 sit-in, amid widespread protests against the regime of Omar al-Bashir.

#GrindrLebBan: Lebanon restricts online gay dating app

22 January, 2019

Lebanon appears to be imposing a partial ban on gay dating app Grindr, one of the few safe spaces for the country's LTBT+ community, activists and press reports have said.

Lebanese police 'chase Syrian child refugee to his death'

21 January, 2019

A Beirut police patrol chased a Syrian child refugee who fell to his death, his family and activists have claimed, while the police denied any wrong-doing.

Revolutionary 'Sudanese NHS' healthcare plan unveiled by protest-leading medics

21 January, 2019

Planning for a post-Bashir society, Sudanese doctors have unveiled their vision for a reformed healthcare system if an uprising against the president is successful.

Qatar boost bonds with Lebanon with $500 million investment

21 January, 2019

Qatar is making a comeback in the Levant, with the emir visiting Beirut for an Arab summit boycotted by most regional leaders, and investing $500 million investment in Lebanon's bonds.

Lebanon's economy is not collapsing...but it is a 'zombie'

20 January, 2019

Analysis: Reports of Lebanon's financial collapse are greatly exaggerated, according to Lebanese economist. But that could be somewhat bad news for Lebanon.

Palestinian President Mahmoud Abbas 'to visit Assad soon'

15 January, 2019

Palestinian Authority President Mahmoud Abbas will join the queue of Arab authoritarian leaders rushing to rehabilitate Syrian President Bashar al-Assad and visit Damascus soon

Karim Traboulsi
Karim Traboulsi

Karim Traboulsi is a staff writer and translator for The New Arab

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