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The UN agency for Palestinian refugees is facing a funding crisis after Trump cancelled $350m in annual aid.

Iran identifies the perpetrators of the deadly parade attack as "jihadist separatists", announcing a series of arrests and appearing to tie the Islamic State group to the bloodshed.

UK resettles 'brave' White Helmets rescuers evacuated from Syria

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UK resettles 'brave' White Helmets rescuers evacuated from Syria

The United Kingdom has said it is resettling members of Syria's White Helmets and their families, as the regime moves to crack down on the group's humanitarian work.

Irreversible war and humanitarian catastrophe grip Yemen's Hodeida

A Yemeni journalist

Irreversible war and humanitarian catastrophe grip Yemen's Hodeida

Hodeida is undergoing a state of horror and hunger as a lack of access to food, water and medicine threatens thousands of lives and forces ...

Iran video 'threatens missile strikes' on UAE, Saudi Arabia

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Iran video 'threatens missile strikes' on UAE, Saudi Arabia

The video shows a graphic of a sniper rifle scope homing in on UAE’s capital, Abu Dhabi, and also on Riyadh, Saudi Arabia.

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Iran supreme leader says Saudi, UAE funded Ahvaz attackers

Iran's supreme leader has directly accused Gulf rivals Saudi Arabia and the United Arab Emirates of funding the attackers who killed 24 people at a weekend military parade.

Ali Adam

Will Israel accept Trump's peace deal?

Comment: If a 'peace plan' does in fact exist, it will be rejected if it calls on Israel to make even the tiniest of concessions, writes Ali Adam

The New Arab & agencies

UNRWA staff strike over cutbacks after US ends funding

The one-day protest closed more than 250 schools as well as medical centres and food aid distribution sites.

The New Arab & agencies

Flash floods hit Tunisia, leaving at least 4 dead

The flooding was caused by heavy rainfall that caused water levels to rise by as much as 1.7 metres in some areas.

US, allied forces attacked in Somalia: Pentagon

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US, allied forces attacked in Somalia: Pentagon

Al-Shabaab militants attacked US and allied forces in Somalia on Saturday.

Pramod Acharya

Inside the Nepal-Gulf human trafficking nexus

Investigation: The slave trade for Nepalese women being trafficked to the Gulf has overtaken trafficking for India's sex trade, finds Pramod ...

Restating Orientalism: A welcome critique of Said's classic

Usman Butt

Restating Orientalism: A welcome critique of Said's classic

Book review: Edward Said revolutionised they we way think about representations of the Middle East, but he had little background in the study of ...

Afghan journalists reporting war dying in record numbers

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Afghan journalists reporting war dying in record numbers

The record number of journalists dying in Afghanistan is making media outlets question whether going out to cover a dangerous scene is really ...

Geologist who fought IS helps save Mosul city's antiquities

Gaja Pellegrini-Bettoli

Geologist who fought IS helps save Mosul city's antiquities

The New Arab Meets: Faisal Jeber to discuss the current state of the museum in Mosul, what he saw when it was first liberated and the ...

Riyadh investigates woman who 'forced housemaid to drink bleach'

Diana Alghoul

Riyadh investigates woman who 'forced housemaid to drink bleach'

Agnes Mancilla was subjected to numerous forms of abuse by her employer, doctors found, after she was hospitalised forcefully drinking bleach.

Muhammad Shehada

Hamas forced to adapt as Arab solidarity fades

Comment: After Hamas' 2006 election victory, its leaders discovered Arab support was not as forthcoming as they'd expected, writes Muhammad Shehada.

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Israel's planned Bedouin village demolition 'a war crime'

EU lawmakers expressed their commitment to opposing the demolition of Khan al-Ahmar, stressing that Israel's destruction of the Palestinian ...

Stasa Salacanin

China-US trade war impact on the Middle East

High tensions and ongoing trade war between US and China has shaken the global economy. The Middle East could become one of the main ...

The New Arab & agencies

EU eyes Egypt in latest efforts to curb migrants

Austria's Chancellor Sebastian Kurz said EU leaders have agreed to open talks with Egypt and other north African countries to curb migration to ...

Barack Obama, 'lackey' of Egypt's Muslim Brotherhood

Alain Gresh

Barack Obama, 'lackey' of Egypt's Muslim Brotherhood

Book review: NYT correspondent David Kirkpatrick's book is a revealing look at an ill-informed and bitterly divided Obama administration in the ...

The New Arab & agencies

UN gives cautious backing to Turkey-Russia deal on Idlib

While the UN's Syria envoy saw the deal as "crisis averted", the UN aid chief warned it could simply postpone military action.

America must end its weapons deliveries to Saudi Arabia

Imad K. Harb

America must end its weapons deliveries to Saudi Arabia

Comment: The Saudi-led coalition's intervention in Yemen has only brought death and calamity, writes Imad K. Harb.

OPEC calls for unity as US sanctions hit Iran

The New Arab & agencies

OPEC calls for unity as US sanctions hit Iran

Oil cartel OPEC has called on producers to show unity, amid US sanctions on Iran.

Italy urges Egypt's Sisi to solve Regeni case

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Italy urges Egypt's Sisi to solve Regeni case

Regeni, a graduate Cambridge University student who researched trade unions in Egypt, was 28 when he disappeared in Cairo on 25 January, 2016.

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