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The Gaza bloodshed has shown most Gulf Arab citizens still support the Palestinians despite normalisation deals between their leaders and Israel.

Comment: This is not the first time that Abbas's blind quest to stay in power is costing Palestinians their sovereignty, writes Dalal Yassine.

How Abu Dhabi uses its influence in the US

Eva Thiebaud

How Abu Dhabi uses its influence in the US

Comment: Long before the 'Abraham Accords', Abu Dhabi was investing in the US and developing an intensive lobbying strategy in Washington. Eva Thiebaud discusses a new report by Colin Powers.

Abbas's Palestinian election theatre

Dalal Yassine

Abbas's Palestinian election theatre

Comment: Abbas, Israel and the US all stand to gain from a postponed or cancelled election. Meanwhile Palestinian self-determination is left ...

Biden confirms $23 billion arms sales to UAE

The New Arab Staff

Biden confirms $23 billion arms sales to UAE

Joe Biden’s administration confirmed that it will follow through on a $23 billion weapons sales to the UAE.

Emad Moussa

Mansour Abbas: The Islamist politician reshaping Israel's political landscape

Analysis: When elected to the Knesset two years ago, few Israelis knew who Mansour Abbas was. Now the Islamist leader could shape the fate of Israeli politics.

The New Arab Staff & Agencies

Saudi-Israeli ties would bring region 'tremendous benefit': FM

Saudi Foreign Minister Prince Faisal bin Farhan said normalisation with Israel would depend on 'progress with the peace process'.

The New Arab Staff & Agencies

UAE shuns Israel electioneering: Emirati official

The UAE does not want to get involved in the upcoming Israeli elections according to officials, amid reports that Netanyahu will visit soon.

The New Arab Staff & Agencies

UAE announces $10 billion Israel investment fund

A $10 billion investment fund has been set up by the United Arab Emirates to bolster ties with its new Israeli ally, despite widespread ...

Kushner to detail Israel-Arab normalisation agreements in new book

The New Arab Staff

Kushner to detail Israel-Arab normalisation agreements in new book

The former senior presidential adviser is set to detail his experiences in negotiating the normalisation agreements between Israel and Arab ...

The New Arab Staff

UAE and Israel partner to establish 'advanced anti-drone system'

Israel Aerospace Industries and EDGE will develop systems to counter drone threats.

Sudanese parties reject normalisation with Israel before elections

The New Arab Staff

Sudanese parties reject normalisation with Israel before elections

A number of political parties in Sudan have signed a statement saying that the current transitional power does not have the authority to ...

Palestinians veto UAE's EMGF membership bid: reports

The New Arab Staff

Palestinians veto UAE's EMGF membership bid: reports

The UAE's bid for observer status was reportedly rejected after after it was quashed by the Palestinian Authority's representative.

Netanyahu to make first official trip to UAE Thursday

The New Arab Staff & Agencies

Netanyahu to make first official trip to UAE Thursday

Benjamin Netanyahu is to make his first official visit to the UAE on Thursday.

Seeking relevance, Trump touts Middle East 'victories' at CPAC

Brooke Anderson

Seeking relevance, Trump touts Middle East 'victories' at CPAC

In-depth: At this year’s CPAC, Donald Trump boasted of his policy victories in the Middle East, but his erratic legacy is probably more ...

The New Arab Staff

US pressed to enforce Al Jazeera foreign agent ruling

The pro-Israel Lawfare Project has called on the Department of Justice to force AJ+ to register as a foreign agent.

Brooke Anderson

Trump's former treasury secretary to launch Gulf-backed investment fund

Steven Mnuchin is in the hiring process for the new venture, which will be backed by sovereign wealth funds from Arab Gulf states.

The New Arab Staff & Agencies

Pompeo claims 'many' in Saudi want normalisation with Israel

Pompeo, who served as Trump's CIA director and top diplomat, made the comments in a recorded video address to the Combat Anti-Semitism Movement.

The New Arab Staff

Rabbi for GCC Jewish community prays for MbS

"We are pleased to join our wishes for these prayers, calling for his full health and wellness," the Israel in Arabic account tweeted.

Normalisation with Kosovo: Israel's expansion through the Balkan corridor

Alex Kassidiaris

Normalisation with Kosovo: Israel's expansion through the Balkan corridor

Analysis: Israel had long rejected ties with Kosovo, but amid shifting diplomatic alliances mutual recognition could extend Tel Aviv's ...

The New Arab Staff & Agencies

Israel ambassador demands apology over 'anti-Semitic' SNL vaccination joke

Critics have accused Saturday Night Live and comedian Michael Che of anti-Semitism over the reference to Israel's inoculation campaign.

As peace deal drifts, South Sudan risks fresh crisis

The New Arab Staff & Agencies

As peace deal drifts, South Sudan risks fresh crisis

South Sudan's unity government and its fragile peace process in doubt, and war may be looming on the horizon.

Palestinian elections 2021: Reconciling competing motives

Khalil E. Jahshan

Palestinian elections 2021: Reconciling competing motives

Comment: These elections finally present Abbas with the ultimate challenge: Balancing his standing with the US, while delivering Palestinians ...

Biden calls Netanyahu, ending four week snub

The New Arab Staff & Agencies

Biden calls Netanyahu, ending four week snub

Joe Biden has made a long awaited phone call to Benjamin Netanyahu, ending four weeks of silence that seemed to signal a cooler approach to ...

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