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Outgoing Lebanon Prime Minister Saad Hariri is expected to retain his post, as the country forms a new government.

The Syrian Network for Human Rights has released a report documenting the most egregious Russian crimes in the Syrian war, ahead of the World Cup hosted by Moscow in June.

Scandal-struck former Malaysia PM barred from travel

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Scandal-struck former Malaysia PM barred from travel

Malaysia bars Najib Razak from travel after the former prime minister announced he would be leaving the country for a 'break'.

Iraq elections: Meet the contenders

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Iraq elections: Meet the contenders

With Iraqis expected to vote in some new faces and unusual alliances, who exactly are the main contenders for Baghdad's 329 parliamentary seats?

Boycott Russia's 'War Cup', say Syria activists

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Boycott Russia's 'War Cup', say Syria activists

A group of Syria activists have picketed English Premiership football matches, asking football fans to boycott the upcoming World Cup ...

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Mo Salah 'to be rewarded with land in Mecca'

Mecca's council have announced they will award the fast-becoming Liverpool legend with land or a mosque in Islam's holy city, calling Salah 'a wonderful representative of Islam in Britain'.

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Egyptian star Mo Salah edges closer to Liverpool record

Mo Salah scored two goals for Liverpool and made two assists, as the English team managed a surprise 5-2 win against Italian side Roma.

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Mo Salah first Egyptian to win English player's award

Liverpool's Mo Salah has won the English Premiership's players' player of the year award, becoming the first Egyptian to pick up the prize.

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Egyptian star Mo Salah hits another record at Liverpool

Egyptian football star Mo Salah has scored his 40th goal of the season, equaling a record of Liverpool legend Ian Rush.

The Iraq Report: 15 years of failure

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The Iraq Report: 15 years of failure

Far from spreading seeds of democracy, the US-led invasion of Iraq, 15 years ago, allowed dangerous forces to supplant the previous Baathist ...

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Liverpool fans' new Mo Salah song goes viral

The Anfield faithful have already created two chants in honour of Salah, with the latest addition - a reworking of Dodgy's 1996 tune 'Good ...

63 Israeli teenagers publicly refuse to serve in army

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63 Israeli teenagers publicly refuse to serve in army

"We have decided not to take part in the occupation and oppression of the Palestinian people," Israeli teenagers stated in open letter to ...

The Iraq Report: Kurdistan in turmoil

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The Iraq Report: Kurdistan in turmoil

This week in Iraq: Kurdish politicians are being blamed for an ongoing and deep economic crisis, leading to deadly protests and the resignations ...

Egypt's Salah voted BBC African Footballer of the Year

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Egypt's Salah voted BBC African Footballer of the Year

Egypt's Mohamed Salah was named the BBC's African footballer of the year on Monday following a record number of votes.

Liverpool star Mohamed Salah makes history with goal-scoring record

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Liverpool star Mohamed Salah makes history with goal-scoring record

Liverpool's Egyptian superstar Mohamed Salah netted two goals in Saturday's 3-0 victory over Southampton making him the Premiership's top scorer ...

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Lebanon's Hizballah accuses Saudi Arabia of holding Hariri hostage

Chief of Lebanon's Hizballah movement Hassan Nasrallah has accused of Saudi Arabia of detaining Saad Hariri since his resignation, and asking Israel to launch strikes on Lebanon.

Paul Iddon

Mr Sadr goes to Saudi Arabia

Analysis: Sadr may yet be able to use his clout to build bridges with Sunni communities, while urging Riyadh to end its crackdown on Saudi Shia ...

Michael Duffy

Iraq's political turmoil will ensure Islamic State's survival

Comment: While the military victory against IS in Mosul is complete, the conditions that facilitated their return are still firmly in place, ...

Paul Iddon

Kurds have little motivation remaining to 'rebuild Iraq'

Analysis: With growing disillusionment, Kurdish eyes are turning to an independence referendum, notes Paul Iddon.

The Iraq Report: Political deadlock threatens post-IS peace hopes

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The Iraq Report: Political deadlock threatens post-IS peace hopes

Analysis: Welcome to The New Arab's weekly digest of events in Iraq

Mona Alami

As Mosul falls, a new threat to peace looms

Comment: The war on IS has partially suppressed disagreements among the different Shia blocs in Iraq, but as victory draws closer, tensions are ...

Persona non grata: Potential Sisi Tunisia visit sparks anger

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Persona non grata: Potential Sisi Tunisia visit sparks anger

Sisi is seen as a controversial figure in Tunisia where many object to his role in the military coup that saw democratically elected Muslim ...

Israel parliament to vote on legalising 'wildcat outposts'

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Israel parliament to vote on legalising 'wildcat outposts'

Israeli lawmakers will vote on a bill that could authorities hundreds of illegal settlers' homes in the occupied West Bank, with adoption being ...

Aoun's agenda spells surprising new alliances in Lebanon

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Aoun's agenda spells surprising new alliances in Lebanon

Comment: Lebanon's new president may have come to power with backing from former rival Hariri, but balancing the interests of new and old allies ...

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