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Jared Kushner and Jason Greenblatt continued their Middle East tour in Cairo with President Sisi.

Saudi Arabia says it will host a meeting among several Gulf Arab countries to offer support to Jordan after it faced mass protests over the kingdom’s economic problems

Jordan king calls for tax review as protests continue

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Jordan king calls for tax review as protests continue

The Jordanian monarch called for a review of tax laws as anti-austerity protests continued even after the resignation of the prime minister.

Entire generation of Gaza children traumatised by war, blockade Entire generation of Gaza children traumatised by war, blockade

Charlie Hoyle

Entire generation of Gaza children traumatised by war, blockade

With up to 45 percent of Gaza's population under the age of 14, children are disproportionately impacted by war and the Israeli blockade.

Bodies of 11 migrants recovered off Tunisian coast

The New Arab

Bodies of 11 migrants recovered off Tunisian coast

Eleven migrants were recovered and 67 others rescued after their boat began sinking off Tunisia's southern coast on Sunday, according to the ...

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Thousands protest in Jordan over IMF-backed austerity measures

Angry protests rocked cities across Jordan overnight against IMF-backed austerity measures, hours after the government and unions failed to reach an agreement to end the standoff.

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Jordan price hike protests intensify with clashes breaking out

Protests have gripped Jordan since Wednesday, when hundreds flooded the streets of Amman and demonstrated in other cities - some demanding the ...

The New Arab

Jordan king backtracks on price hikes after mass protests

Jordan's Abdullah has backtracked on a decision to increase fuel prices after mass protests over subsidy reforms broke out in the kingdom.

The New Arab & agencies

Gaza's healthcare structure deteriorating, warns Red Cross

The besieged Palestinian enclave is finding it harder to cope in the midst of a brutal siege and recent attacks on civilians and infrastructure ...

Mental health in conflict: 'Occupation therapy' needed for Palestinians

Anastasia Kyriacou

Mental health in conflict: 'Occupation therapy' needed for Palestinians

Comment: Seventy years of conflict mean that for Palestinians, trauma is not a post-event - it is growing up in a continued traumatic ...

The New Arab & agencies

Iranian students offer sharp criticism to supreme leader

Ayatollah Ali Khamenei met with Iranian students who shared shared criticism of the country's direction with the supreme leader.

Oman: Neutrality under pressure

Camille Lons

Oman: Neutrality under pressure

Comment: After Trump's withdrawal from the nuclear deal, Oman's relationship with Iran and its regional neighbours is coming under mounting ...

Unemployed Libyan youths threaten to shutdown eastern oilfields

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Unemployed Libyan youths threaten to shutdown eastern oilfields

The group complained about the lack of healthcare and other services, such as roads linking the town to other communities.

Tunisia sentences ousted leader Ben Ali to life

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Tunisia sentences ousted leader Ben Ali to life

A Tunisian court has sentenced ousted President Zine El Abidine Ben Ali to life in prison over the killing and wounding of protesters during the ...

Nakba Day: Seventy years on, Israel's settler-colonialism continues unabated

The New Arab

Nakba Day: Seventy years on, Israel's settler-colonialism continues unabated

Data from the Palestinian Central Bureau of Statistics show Israel's ethnic cleansing to create a Jewish state has long continued since 1948.

Roshan De Stone and David Suber

Return to Syria? Refugees draft grassroots proposal

A group of Syrian refugees in Lebanon is working to buid international support for 'safe return zones' in Syria amid ever-worsening living conditions, report Roshan De Stone and David Suber.

Austin Bodetti

Iran's international drug dealing risks destabilising Iraq

In-depth: Baghdad's corrupt political system, heavily influenced by Tehran, can do little to stop Iranian narcotrafficking in Iraqi cities, ...

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Children killed by Egypt army shelling in Sinai

Two child casualties are the latest show of civilian suffering in the Sinai as Egypt's military continue their forceful campaign to oust IS ...

Florence Dixon

What will sanctions mean for Iranians and their economy?

Having staked their hopes for a better future on the nuclear deal, Iranians will now bear the brunt of Trump's new embargo as a fragile economy ...

Oman: Between Iran and a hard place

Camille Lons

Oman: Between Iran and a hard place

Comment: Oman has maintained good relations with Iran, and stands to lose a lot from the US' likely withdrawal from the nuclear deal, writes ...

The New Arab & agencies

Iraq's Shia militias take 'jihad' to the ballot boxes

Not long ago they were battling against the Islamic State group - now members of Iraqi paramilitary units have swapped bullets for the ballots ...

Tunisian elections: capital gets its first ever female mayor

The New Arab

Tunisian elections: capital gets its first ever female mayor

Head of Ennahda's Tunis list Souad Abderrahim is set to be elected the first female mayor of the capital in historic local elections.

Tunisia votes in first local elections since revolution

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Tunisia votes in first local elections since revolution

The municipal elections, enshrined in the new constitution and one of the demands of the revolution, mark the first tangible step of ...

Why women in Kashmir are struggling with marriage

Sana Fazili

Why women in Kashmir are struggling with marriage

Society: From dowry demands to 'physical appearance requests', Sana Fazili speaks to women in Kashmir battling with maintaining their values ...

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