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Amr Salahi is a New Arab staff writer

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Syria: How Russia uses 'de-escalation agreements' to destroy cities

31 December, 2019

The city of Maaret al-Numan has been destroyed by Russia, a few days after negotiations over Syria in Astana concluded. There appears to be a link between the two events.

Ethiopia's Great Renaissance Dam: A catastrophe for Egypt?

03 December, 2019

Ethiopia is building a dam on the Nile which it says is vital to its future development but Egyptians fear that it could cause famine and drought in their country.

Egyptian contractor Ali reveals his plan to topple Sisi

20 November, 2019

Egyptian contractor Mohamed Ali, who has previously published videos detailing corruption by the government of President Abdel Fattah al-Sisi, has announced a new programme to overthrow the autocratic leader.

Egyptian killed after inspector forces him off moving train

29 October, 2019

A young man has been killed after being forced to jump off a moving train by a ticket inspector, in a case that has generated great public anger in Egypt.

Turkey, the Kurds and the demographic re-engineering of Syria

16 October, 2019

The start of Turkey's Operation Peace Spring in Syria brings with it fears of demographic change. Both Turkey and its Syrian Kurdish opponents have a history of forcibly displacing people.

Gaddafi and Libya today: A tyrant's unique legacy

05 September, 2019

Fifty years after his coup against King Idris I of Libya, Gaddafi’s legacy, his erratic theories, and his destruction of the Libyan state institutions still haunt Libya.

Human rights group documents forced disappearance of 98,000 Syrians

04 September, 2019

The Syrian Network for Human Rights has reported that more than 98,000 Syrians have been forcibly disappeared since the Syrian conflict broke out in 2011.

Tulsi loves Assad: Syria and the 2020 US elections

22 August, 2019

Syria is no longer a major news story in the US, but one Democratic Party presidential hopeful’s record on Syria may come back to haunt her.

Refugees flee to Greece after clampdown in Turkey

08 August, 2019

A monitoring organisation has reported a dramatic rise in the number of people arriving by boat in Greece, as refugees in Turkey face growing racism and the threat of deportation.

No Food Until Crimes End: Syrians on hunger strike

19 July, 2019

Global Syrian activists and their supporters, frustrated by the international community's silence over the fierce regime assault on Idlib, are taking part in an open-ended hunger strike.

Egypt's history of erasing presidents from Naguib to Morsi

03 July, 2019

In-depth: After Morsi's death last month, Egyptian media has tried to minimise his legacy and erase his memory – but he's not the first Egyptian president to suffer this treatment.

The 1967 war and today's Middle East

12 June, 2019

In-depth: The 1967 Arab-Israeli war ended 52 years ago but still continues to shape the Arab world; forcing the Palestinians and the Arab states to reduce their goals vis-a-vis Israel.

Amr Salahi
Amr Salahi

Amr Salahi is a New Arab staff writer

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