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Sarah Khalil

Sarah Khalil

Sarah is a news editor and journalist at The New Arab. She holds an MA in Applied Linguistics focusing on journalism in translation from Arabic. She has over 12 years experience in TV and online journalism, including six years at The New Arab.

Areas of focus: Lebanese politics, women’s issues and culture in the MENA region.

Follow her on Twitter: @skhalil1984

A recap of the Olympic athletes from the MENA region who returned home with medals from Tokyo 2020.

09 August, 2021

Dr Milad Hilli speaks to The New Arab to answer some of the most commonly asked questions about the effects of fasting during Ramadan amid the coronavirus pandemic.

27 April, 2021

The MENA films selected by this year's Berlinale brimmed with ambition and artistic audacity.

17 March, 2021

The New Arab profiles the life of the 26-year-old Tunisian street vendor, ten years after his self-immolation sparked a revolution in Tunisia that would transform the Middle East.

17 December, 2020

On the first anniversary of Lebanon's October uprising, The New Arab speaks to the artists who used their talent to amplify voices on the ground.

16 October, 2020

In-depth: Lebanon's new labour agreement gives foreign domestic workers their basic rights, but activists remain cynical over its implementation.

06 October, 2020

The New Arab speaks to Roisin Tapponi, the founder of the Habibi Collective project, about the digital archiving of films made by women from the Middle East.

09 September, 2020

In partnership with UNHCR, Goal Click Refugees is an initiative that helps people understand one another through their love of football.

02 July, 2020

The Caesar Act comes into force on Wednesday and may see the Assad regime come under further isolation and economic coercion.

17 June, 2020

A 'protest guide' created by Lebanese activists has been shared online, detailing ways in which demonstrators in the US can adequately equip themselves while safely protesting against police brutality.

01 June, 2020