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The New Arab Staff

The New Arab Staff

The New Arab Staff

The New Arab Staff

After five inmates broke out of a notorious detention centre in Derna, militias loyal to Libyan warlord Khalifa Haftar arrested dozens of their family members in retribution

21 January, 2022

The meeting appears to mark a new step towards rapprochement between Ankara and eastern Libyan officials after years of hositility.

21 January, 2022

Anti-coup protests continued in Sudan for the third day running after security forces killed at least seven people on Monday.

20 January, 2022

The case of Abdullah al-Saei has sparked a national conversation in Lebanon over strict limits on withdrawing US dollars from banks, with some calling the depositor a 'national hero'.

20 January, 2022

Algeria will postpone this year's Arab League summit from March to next summer, on a date that will be confirmed after a meeting with Arab foreign ministers.

20 January, 2022

The Doha-based humanitarian NGO Qatar Charity sent ten trucks loaded with food and heating materials to refugee camps near the Lebanon-Syria border.

20 January, 2022

The Saudi-led coalition launched airstrikes on parts of Hodeidah and Sanaa, while the Houthi militia reportedly killed at least five people in shelling in Shabwa province.

20 January, 2022

The social media company signed a partnership agreement with the Saudi First Division to display clips of goals and matches on its platform, Saudi media reported.

20 January, 2022

Benjamin Briere, who was accused of spying after flying a camera drone in the Iranian desert, is among dozens of dual nationals and foreigners arrested by Iran in recent years.

20 January, 2022

Palestinian foreign minister Riyad Al-Maliki blasted the international community for its 'bias' towards Israel as it demolished a family home in the Sheikh Jarrah area of East Jerusalem.

20 January, 2022