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Israel's Sheba Medical Center will ink a deal with UAE's APEX National Investment to develop a range of health technology, and said more deals with Gulf states are underway

Comment: Establishing the truth behind Hariri's killing and a string of other assassinations is an important step towards reconciliation, as Lebanon grapples with its past and present, writes Kareem Shaheen.

Israel, UAE discuss 'deeper cooperation' against Covid-19

The New Arab Staff & Agencies

Israel, UAE discuss 'deeper cooperation' against Covid-19

Israeli and Emirati officials discussed plans to cooperate in the fight against the novel coronavirus on Monday, state media reported, days after a controversial announcement to normalise ties.

Israel scouting for UAE embassy building

The New Arab Staff

Israel scouting for UAE embassy building

Israeli authorities are reportedly searching for a suitable building to stand as the official embassy in Abu Dhabi, as reports suggest the two ...

Israel-UAE announce first trade deal after 'shameful' peace deal

The New Arab Staff & Agencies

Israel-UAE announce first trade deal after 'shameful' peace deal

The UAE and Israel have signed agreement to develop research on coronavirus in their first trade deal after normalisation.

The New Arab

Donald Trump 'authorised Qasem Soleimani’s killing seven months ago'

As the crisis between Iran and the United States deepens, officials claim Qasem Soleimani was on the national security's radar two years before he was killed.

Emile Nakhleh

American-Saudi strategic partnership: Time to reset

Comment: Are Washington's regional interests served by the rash and deadly actions of the Saudi crown prince? asks Emile Nakhleh.

Nael M. Shama

Neither amnesia not amnesty for criminal Assad

Comment: Assad's victory will be a harbinger of more violence across the region unless he faces justice, writes Nael Shama

Maysam Behravesh

What the Ahvaz attack means for Iran's politics

Comment: The deadliest attack in Iran in nearly a decade has fuelled nationalist sentiments among Iranians and will tilt the country's politics ...

The betrayal of India's human rights organisations

Haroon Lone

The betrayal of India's human rights organisations

Tied down with bureaucracy and regulations, once powerful human rights groups in India are now 'toothless tigers', leaving the military's power ...

Khadija Mohsen-Finan

A return to authoritarianism in Tunisia: (Part II)

Comment: Essebsi is thwarting the fight against corruption, stalling transitional justice and postponing municipal elections. The 2018 protests ...

Timeline: How new is the new Hamas charter?

Gehad Quisay

Timeline: How new is the new Hamas charter?

Explore with our interactive timeline: We take a look back on the Hamas charter to see how much has really changed.

Starving lion, bear discovered amid IS battle in Mosul

The New Arab

Starving lion, bear discovered amid IS battle in Mosul

A starving lion and bear have been rescued from an area recently recaptured from the Islamic State group in the flashpoint city of Mosul.

Western companies flock to Egypt for oil exploration bids

The New Arab & agencies

Western companies flock to Egypt for oil exploration bids

Cairo is on a drive to draw foreign investors back to its energy sector in an effort to boost squeezed public finances at a time of domestic ...

Syria's other battle: Women fighting militarised machismo

Otman Aitlkaboud

Syria's other battle: Women fighting militarised machismo

Kurdish women in northern Syria are fighting both the fundamentalist tyranny of the Islamic State group and the violent authoritarianism of ...

The New Arab & agencies

UN warns of 'catastrophe' in Aleppo without truce agreement

The UN's aid chief on Monday expressed his anger at the inability of world powers to reach a humanitarian truce agreement in Aleppo, warning of an unparalleled "catastrophe".

Nabeel Amr

Crocs in Cairo: 'Man-eater' Nile crocodiles terrorising residents

In-depth: Residents of Cairo's Mostorod suburb were horrified to discover that their newest neighbour was a Nile crocodile that could grow to ...

Thaer Ghandour

Sabra and Shatila: Impunity and the things to come

Analysis: An investigation of the Sabra and Shatila massacre is urgently needed to establish a modicum of justice in the region and stop ...

Zak Brophy

Obama can't deliver nuclear deal, US senators warn Iran

A group of Republican senators have told Iran's leaders that President Obama can't guarantee a deal that will last. The letter also warns the ...

Iran and the sick man of the Middle East

Azmi Bishara

Iran and the sick man of the Middle East

Any way you look at it, Iran's increasingly bold interventions in the Arab region cannot be regarded positively.

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