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Analysis: While European economies appear to have weathered the storm, dark forecasts for the Arab world persist, writes Jean-Pierre Sereni.

Tunisia's Prime Minister Youssef Chahed has pushed through tax raises and job cuts in a bid to cut the country's deficit, despite opposition from unions and business leaders.

Arab fashion world devastated at loss of French-Tunisian designer Azzedine Alaia

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Arab fashion world devastated at loss of French-Tunisian designer Azzedine Alaia

French-Tunisian designer Azzedine Alaia has died aged 77, leading to deep sadness in the Arab world at the loss of a fashion legend.

Family of assassinated Tunisian Hamas member demands 'justice'

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Family of assassinated Tunisian Hamas member demands 'justice'

The family of slain Tunisian drone expert and member of Hamas movement Mohamed Zouari call on authorities to release details of the ...

More than 250 migrants rescued off Spain's coast

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More than 250 migrants rescued off Spain's coast

Spanish authorities said over 250 migrants making the dangerous crossing to Europe were rescued off the coast of Spain on Friday, with several ...

Marta Bellingreri

Choufthounna: The feminist art festival in Tunisia

The New Arab went to a feminist art festival in Tunisia, with performances, classes and demonstations from all over the world,

Uri Levy

Russia 2018: The most Arab World Cup ever?

With five nations from across the Middle East confirmed for the 2018 World Cup,

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This Kuwaiti man tried 'selling' his wife for $650

In a shocking case reported to Kuwaiti authorities, a man appears to have tried selling his wife to his friend for 200 KD

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IS corpses in Libya await fate in Misrata containers

Around 700 bodies have been housed at the improvised morgue ever since IS militants were expelled in December 2016 from the coastal city of ...

UN begins evacuating refugees from Libya to Niger

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UN begins evacuating refugees from Libya to Niger

The UN refugee agency said the evacuation of 25 "extremely vulnerable refugees" from Libya on Saturday marked the first of its kind.

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Morocco and Tunisia qualify for World Cup 2018

Victory for Morocco ends almost two decades of absence from the World Cup, while a draw for Tunisia sees the North African side just ...

<em>Tunisia</em> extends state of emergency

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Tunisia extends state of emergency

President Beji Caid Essebsi announces that the 2015 emergency law will be extended by three months from November 12.

Libya's deputy interior minister 'declares war' on Haftar

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Libya's deputy interior minister 'declares war' on Haftar

A Benghazi-based minister has threatened war against Khalifa Haftar's LNA if they do not leave the eastern city within 48 hours.

Queer refugees on Lesvos are crying out for help

Matt Broomfield

Queer refugees on Lesvos are crying out for help

In-depth: The New Arab has spoken with LGBTQI+ refugees on the Greek island of Lesvos to learn of their experience in the Moria refugee camp.

Tunisia's migrants and the man who digs their graves

Marta Bellingreri

Tunisia's migrants and the man who digs their graves

In-depth: Chamseddine, a former fisherman, finds the corpses along the coast and arranges their burial, reports Marta Bellingreri.

Guma El-Gamaty

Can Haftar be indicted for war crimes?

Comment: With the international community continuing to ignore allegations of Haftar's ongoing war crimes, will he ever see the inside of a court room? writes Guma El-Gamaty.

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Libya rivals divided over Haftar's role in transitional government

Libyan factions taking part in UN-backed talks are split over the future role of controversial general Khalifa Haftar, the head of the ...

The New Arab & agencies

Tunisian policeman dies after knife attack outside parliament

Commander Riadh Barrouta has died after being knifed in the neck the day before outside parliament in a bustling part of the capital Tunis.

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Two policemen stabbed outside Tunisian parliament

The early morning attack by the man in his mid-20s left bloodstains spattered on the ground outside an entrance to parliament.

Islamic State attack kills two Haftar fighters in Libya

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Islamic State attack kills two Haftar fighters in Libya

The Islamic State killed two fighters from forces commanded by Libyan strongman Khalifa Haftar on Wednesday.

Uri Levy

Hola, Saudi Arabia: This week in Middle East football

Blog: Saudi Arabia is hoping a stint for its national players in Spanish teams will help its World Cup chances, writes Uri Levy.

‘Racist and illegal’ fast-track deportations target refugees in Greece

Matt Broomfield

‘Racist and illegal’ fast-track deportations target refugees in Greece

In-depth: The Greek authorities are deporting migrants on the Greek islands to Turkey in an expedited process - raising concerns over ...

UN ends month-long Libya talks with little progress

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UN ends month-long Libya talks with little progress

A month of UN-backed Libya peace talks held in Tunisia have ended with little progress towards stabilising the country or holding ...

What happens next if the UN fails in Libya?

Guma El-Gamaty

What happens next if the UN fails in Libya?

Comment: The alternative outcomes, should the UN's sixth envoy to Libya fail to bring about a political solution, are not enviable, writes Guma ...

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