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The New Arab Staff

Robert Cusack


Bilingual staff journalist based in London.

The former minister was convicted twice on embezzlement charges but absconded from court in April, allegedly with help from his former colleagues at the interior ministry.

05 December, 2017

The US president reportedly told the president of his intention during a phone call on Tuesday morning.

05 December, 2017

The UN reports that half of all Somalis will require humanitarian assistance’ in 2018, as long-term forecasts suggest another failed rainy season in April.

01 December, 2017

Large crowds formed outside the Arish hospital after the local Health Directorate declared a state of 'maximum emergency'.

24 November, 2017

A doctor told West London's Coroner's Court he feared his father's death was due to negligence and the circumstances had been covered up by the hospital trust.

14 November, 2017

Investigation: Makhlouf - labelled Syria's 'poster boy for corruption' - was able to trade in Polish real estate, international telecomms and Romanian timber, all through shady offshore front companies.

06 November, 2017

Young people who arrived in the UK as child refugees are being deported to countries they hold no links to once they reach 18, with many held in immigration limbo.

03 November, 2017

Hundreds of unaccompanied child refugees will sleep rough this winter in Europe after a UK High Court ruling rejected a charity's bid challenging the government's cap on the Dubs scheme.

02 November, 2017

Following a recent warning from Washington over conditions for future investment in both countries, senior ministers met in Khartoum to discuss oil exports, border issues and other disputes.

02 November, 2017

A spokesperson for the police said that no disciplinary action was being considered after an officer threatened to break the arrested man's arm while he was in handcuffs.

01 November, 2017