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Anas Ambri


Anas is a researcher at The New Arab Investigative Unit.
Areas of focus: FOIs, migration, MENA

Pro-Kremlin disinformation has been raging online since the Russian invasion of Ukraine. MENA-focused fact-checker outlets are now caught in the crosshairs.

16 February, 2024

Since Hamas’ October 7 attack, and throughout the Israeli onslaught on Gaza, US President Biden has been spreading false or unverified claims about the war.

02 February, 2024

In-depth: The New Arab looks into the deal currently in negotiation between the EU and Egypt - and explains why it will fail to prevent migrant deaths at sea.

31 January, 2024

Standoff between hired "provocateurs" and protestors against controversial Armenian Patriarchate deal not an Arab-Armenian brawl as claimed.

29 January, 2024

Pro-Russia disinformation network is behind fabricated killing of “journalist” who broke fictitious story on Zelensky villa purchase in Egypt.

12 January, 2024

Architecture firm tasked with designing hotel in Jerusalem's Old City is suspending its work on the project due to settler links revealed by TNA investigations

27 December, 2023

Armed US citizen spotted in confrontations between Jewish settlers and Armenians has ties to Jerusalem’s Deputy Mayor Arieh King and the Israel Land Fund, a group whose mission is to settle Jews in occupied East Jerusalem.

08 December, 2023

In 2015 leaked emails revealed Lebanon's likely purchase of spyware that could be used in illicit surveillance. The New Arab raises questions about ongoing risks to citizens' privacy rights in the lack of institutional oversight and accountability.

21 November, 2023

After the Armenian Patriarchate requested to cancel a land lease, Danny Rothman, the man behind the deal, was seen next to armed settlers in Jerusalem’s Armenian Quarter. A settler linked to Israel’s minister of national security was also there.

15 November, 2023

Experts have expressed doubt after Israel released a recording allegedly featuring two Hamas operatives discussing Palestinian Islamic Jihad's potential responsibility for the al-Ahli Arab Baptist Hospital massacre.

20 October, 2023