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Florence Dixon


Florence is a Middle-East focused journalist and staff writer at The New Arab.

Community organisations who contributed to the UK government’s report on Covid-19 disparities for BAME populations have condemned the removal of a section on the effects of racism and discrimination.

04 June, 2020

Egyptians have taken to Twitter to mock the president's lavish spending plans for a new administrative capital city, while the regime's response to the Covid-19 crisis remains 'shaky'.

04 June, 2020

A number of Palestinian detainees are set to launch a hunger strike, saying they have been deprived of any contact with their families since the coronavirus outbreak.

04 June, 2020

With annexation on the horizon, Mahmoud Abbas has issued a familiar threat. But with an ill-prepared PA and so much at stake, will he really go through with it?

22 May, 2020

In-depth: From Amo to Habibi, Bernie Sanders has become the first presidential candidate in US history to embrace the Arab community, and they're feeling the Bern like never before.

02 March, 2020

A sleepy Danish town is now the centre of an international spying operation. Does this make the smallest Scandinavian country the new flashpoint for Iran and Saudi Arabia’s spy wars?

12 February, 2020

Feature: How the killing of a Syrian refugee in alleged 'self-defence' at a celebrity couple's home brought Lebanon’s most burning issues to the doorstep of its national treasure.

24 January, 2020

Mohamed Ali, diaspora activism and social media: As Cairo goes into lockdown for the ninth anniversary of its revolution, what are the chances of a follow-up to September's protest spurt?

24 January, 2020

Bahrain has upheld the death sentences given to Mohammed Ramadan and Hussain Moosa, but have used holidays and the media frenzy over Iran to evade the world's attention, activists say.

08 January, 2020

The New Arab Meets: Adonis, the four-piece Lebanese band taking their fusion of old Arabic classics and pop-rock anthems from humble village beginnings to a European tour via Lebanon’s protests.

06 November, 2019