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Protests denouncing Trump's Jerusalem announcement near the US embassy complex in Lebanon turned violent on Sunday as police fired tear gas and clashed with activists trying to reach the compound.

Yemen's Houthi rebels have been disrupting internet access nationwide as they consolidate their grip of the capital.

Four years, four words: Remembering the Douma4

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Four years, four words: Remembering the Douma4

Marking four years since the abduction of the four human rights activists in Syria, Amnesty International launches a campaign calling for answers.

Christmas tree so ugly its makers had to apologise

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Christmas tree so ugly its makers had to apologise

A bizarre looking Christmas tree at Beirut's airport was removed on Tuesday after its strange appearance sparked outrage on social media.

Lebanese PM Hariri revokes resignation after consensus deal

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Lebanese PM Hariri revokes resignation after consensus deal

Lebanese Prime Minister Saad al-Hariri has formally rescinded his resignation following a consensus deal reached with rival political parties.

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Lebanon garbage burning is serious risk to health: report

HRW said the Lebanese government's failure to bring under control the country's garbage crisis has led to open burning of waste which threatens to seriously damage residents' health.

Mona Alami

Lebanon's political class must capitalise on Hariri's popularity

Comment: Rather than exacerbate sectarian rifts, the drama surrounding Lebanese PM Hariri's resignation has actually served to boost national ...

The New Arab

Hariri signals he may withdraw resignation 'next week'

Lebanese Prime Minister Saad al-Hariri signalled on Wednesday night that he may withdraw his resignation next week, saying matters were ...

Robert Springborg

Iran: The beauty in the eye of American beholders

Comment: Iran has been viewed by both Republican and Democratic decision-makers as the more beautiful prize, writes Robert Springborg.

Egypt's 'Morality Police' get on Grindr

Jo Schietti

Egypt's 'Morality Police' get on Grindr

In-depth: The proposed bill is expected to be discussed in parliament amid fear and paranoia in Egypt's LGBT community.

The New Arab & agencies

Clean-up dives, recycling: Lebanese respond to garbage crisis

Lebanese divers carry out a clean-up below the waves, one of many initiatives emerging from Lebanon's civil society in response to the ...

Hariri accuses Lebanon's Hizballah of regional interference

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Hariri accuses Lebanon's Hizballah of regional interference

Days after returning back to Lebanon, Prime Minister Saad Hariri has accused Hizballah of interfering in neighbouring states, as veteran ...

Lebanese actor Ziad Itani arrested over 'collaboration' with Israel

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Lebanese actor Ziad Itani arrested over 'collaboration' with Israel

Lebanese authorities have arrested and accused a prominent actor of monitoring political figures on behalf of Israel.

Beautifying <em>Beirut</em>: Making art out of garbage

Gaja Pellegrini-Bettoli

Beautifying Beirut: Making art out of garbage

Q&A: The once-neglected neighbourhood of Ouzai in Beirut has been transformed into a colourful artists' canvas by native Ayad Nasser, ...

MbS: Iran leader is 'Hitler of the Middle East'

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MbS: Iran leader is 'Hitler of the Middle East'

Saudi Arabia's powerful Crown Prince Mohammad bin Salman has given his first interview since the arrest of dozens of high-profile businessmen ...

Gaja Pellegrini-Bettoli

Former Saudi spy: Lebanon’s crisis stems from Yemen

Indepth: The New Arab discussed with a former MI5 agent the reasons behind Saudi's reasons for pressuring Lebanon's delicate institutional balance.

The New Arab

American University of Beirut 'attacks students' after revoking scholarships

AUB revoked scholarships for a group of postgraduate students in May, leaving them unable to finish their studies as they could no longer afford ...

The New Arab & agencies

Lebanon PM says resignation on hold pending further negotiations

Lebanese Prime Minister Saad Hariri said he has discussed his resignation with President Michel Aoun, who he said has asked him to wait before ...

The New Arab

Hariri makes anticipated return home to Lebanon

Saad Hariri, who resigned as prime minister earlier this month, has returned home to Lebanon, making brief visits to Egypt and Cyprus on Tuesday.

Arab League: Egypt 'blocked' Saudi bid to expel Lebanon

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Arab League: Egypt 'blocked' Saudi bid to expel Lebanon

A Saudi bid to suspend Lebanon's membership in the Arab League during Sunday's emergency meeting in Cairo was blocked by Egypt, according to ...

The New Arab

Hariri 'to travel to Egypt' before Lebanon visit

Lebanon Prime Minister Saad Hariri who resigned in Saudi Arabia under mysterious conditions, will fly out to Cairo before a visit to ...

Hariri will return to Lebanon for Independence Day: president Hariri will return to Lebanon for Independence Day: president

The New Arab

Hariri will return to Lebanon for Independence Day: president

Lebanese Prime Minister Saad Hariri, who has not returned to Beirut since his surprise resignation two weeks ago, will return home for ...

Saudi FM: Hariri free to leave 'whenever he wants' Saudi FM: Hariri free to leave 'whenever he wants'

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Saudi FM: Hariri free to leave 'whenever he wants'

Saudi's foreign minister Adel al-Jubeir insisted that Hariri, who is a dual Saudi-Lebanese citizen "moves freely as a Saudi citizen and is able ...

Hariri's brother breaks silence on shock resignation

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Hariri's brother breaks silence on shock resignation

Prime Minister Saad Hariri's older brother has broken his silence over the premier's mysterious resignation, saying he supports his brother's ...

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