South Sudan Monday declared famine in some parts of the country, with more than three years of war leaving nearly five million hungry.
Canada is expected to settle a $100-million lawsuit launched by three Canadians who were tortured in Syria in the early 2000s.
Meet David Friedman, Trump’s 'unfit' pick for Israel ambassadorship
Bad habits die hard in Tunisia's security services
Habibulah Mohamed Lamin
Trump victory sparks optimism in Western Sahara
Some Sahrawis are hopeful that the long-running dispute surrounding the Western Sahara may be tackled by President Trump.
The New Arab
Israeli minister proposes rebuilding Syria in exchange for Golan
Yoav Galant, Israel's minister of construction, reportedly unveiled a plan to rebuild Syria in return for sovereignty over the Golan Heights and ...
'The smell of blood' haunts Homs neighbourhood al-Waer
A renewed regime onslaught on the besieged neighbourhood of al-Waer is quickly ...
Syrians find refuge at edge of Arctic Circle
The weather in Iceland may be freezing, but the welcome has warmed the hearts of these Syrian refugees, writes Natasha Bowler.
The New Arab & agencies
What changes under Turkey's new constitution plan
A referendum on constitutional changes expanding Erdogan's powers will take place in April. But what exactly will change under the proposed 18-article draft constitution for the nation of 79 million?
Will Trump close America's skies to Arab Gulf carriers?
In-depth: Trump's ambitious plan to make American aviation great again may be bad news for Gulf-based carriers, which have expanded their popular US routes dramatically over the past few years.
Radio wars: The battle for minds on Kurdistan's airwaves
A radio station in Iraq's Kurdistan region is tackling social and political issues and ruffling a few feathers along the way. Reporter Tanya ...
Trump vs Tehran: Sanctions threat boosts Tehran's anti-American hardliners
Analysis: How will Trump's recently imposed sanctions impact the nuclear deal, US relations with Iran, and domestic politics for Rouhani? asks ...
Amnesty accuses Tunisian security forces of 'brutal abuses'
Tunisian security forces are using methods in their war against Islamist militants associated with overthrown leader Zine El Abidine Ben Ali, including torture, arbitrary arrests and detentions, Amnesty says.
Will Assad and Turkey clash or cooperate in al-Bab?
Analysis: Turkish soldiers have spent months trying to wrest the northern Syrian city from the clutches of the Islamic State group. Now Assad's troops are marching their way.
America first puts Tunisia last
Analysis: The Donald Trump administration's inward-looking policies may mean that Tunisia misses out.
An Iraqi-Kurdish precedent for proposed Syrian 'safe zones'?
Analysis: As the proposal of safe zones inside Syria gains traction, Iraq's Kurdistan may provide one such model - though likely to be opposed by Assad and the opposition alike.
Russia seeks greater influence in Libya under Trump's nose
Analysis: Russia is gambling that the new US administration will fail to notice ...
Namir Shabibi, Nasser al-Sane, Jack Serle, Jessica Purkiss
Revealed: Nine children killed in botched US Yemen raid
Investigation: The full scale of Donald Trump's disastrous first military action have been revealed by the Bureau of Investigative Journalism.
Is Trump heading to war with Iran?
A senior Arab official tells The New Arab that a US military is possible against Iran, as relations deteriorate sharply under Donald Trump's administration.
Somalia to elect president amid security, drought concerns
Somalia is to hold presidential elections on Wednesday after numerous delays, with ongoing security concerns and warnings of famine topping the agenda for the new administration.
Hammams in Morocco: A tradition damaging the environment
Heating the steam-baths with wood-burning stoves accelerates deforestation - but there are new alternatives, reports Timothée Vinchon./
Analysis: After being deprived of much of its former territory in Iraq, and facing pressure in its Syrian stronghold of Raqqa, IS is attempting to gain new ground.
Thousands of people attended a public funeral service in Quebec City on Friday for three of the victims who died in an attack on a mosque Sunday night.
All the latest developments as the world reacts with a mixture of concern, applause and outright defiance to Donald Trump's authoritarian use of executive power.
In-depth: As east Mosul is cleared of Islamic State group fighters, Iraqi troops survey the shoreline with crucial vigilance, writes Gareth Browne.
Round-up: The top developments related to the US president's controversial ban on nationals of seven Muslim-majority nations from entering the US, including permanent residents.
Donald Trump's orders to suspend the US refugee programme closes the door on thousands of Muslim refugees seeking asylum from conflict and looking to reunite with family in the US.
Analysis: In the wake of heavy defeats and the loss of much of its so-called 'caliphate', the Islamic State group will likely shift tactics to target Europe, reports Stasa Salacanin.
While seven Muslim-majority nations were placed on Trump's banned list citing 'terror concerns', some nations that have battled with terrorism, were excluded from the list.
Algeria has arrested and charged four bloggers and journalists who were critical of the government in recent months, possibly in relation to an outbreak of civil disobedience across the country.
Analysis: The Golden Division has spearheaded the fight to retake Mosul, but many fear it may burn itself out in the process, reports Paul Iddon.
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