The New Arab Logo

Breaking News

A new naval ballistic missile with a potential range of over 700 kilometres (430 miles) was unveiled by Iran's Revolutionary Guards on Sunday.

In the 17 years since the US-led invasion of Iraq, Iran's ancient allies have cycled through Iraq's corridors of power.

Yemen calls for emergency UN Security Council session

The New Arab Staff

Yemen calls for emergency UN Security Council session

Yemen has called for an emergency UN Security Council session to discuss the Houthi rebels' ongoing Marib offensive, where more than 3 million are in imminent danger.

Saudi-led coalition launches airstrikes on Yemen's capital Sanaa

The New Arab Staff

Saudi-led coalition launches airstrikes on Yemen's capital Sanaa

The strikes come during a week of escalation between the warring sides, with the Houthis on Thursday claiming it had struck an "important ...

Houthis claim drone, missile attack on 'important Riyadh target'

The New Arab Staff

Houthis claim drone, missile attack on 'important Riyadh target'

The Houthis claimed to have attacked an 'important target' in Riyadh with a missile and drones, hours after the Saudi-led coalition said it ...

The New Arab Staff & Agencies

Iran says holding UAE boat after fishermen deaths

Iran seized a UAE boat after an incident in which two Iranian fsherman died.

The New Arab Staff & Agencies

US faces opposition to demand to 'snap back' sanctions

A US diplomat called on the UN to restore all sanctions against Iran.

The New Arab Staff & Agencies

Iran says 2 convicted of spying for Israel, UK

Two people have been convicted in Iran for allegedly spying on behalf Israel, the UK and Germany.

The New Arab Staff

Khan claims Pakistan helped ease Iran-Saudi tensions

Imran Khan has claimed that Pakistan's mediation efforts prevented a fall-out between Saudi Arabia and Iran from escalating.

Iran moves 'fake US aircraft carrier' to sea

The New Arab Staff & Agencies

Iran moves 'fake US aircraft carrier' to sea

Satellite images released on Monday showed a mock Iranian aircraft carrier was moved to the strategic Strait of Hormuz.

The New Arab Staff & Agencies

Iran executes man convicted of spying for CIA, Mossad

"Mahmoud Mousavi Majd's sentence was carried out on Monday morning over the charge of espionage so that the case of his betrayal to his country ...

Five children among dozen killed in Yemen air strike

The New Arab Staff & Agencies

Five children among dozen killed in Yemen air strike

At least 12 people were killed in an airstrike blamed by rebels on the Saudi-led coalition.

Back to square one, as the JCPOA turns five

Adnan Tabatabai

Back to square one, as the JCPOA turns five

Comment: Trump's unilateral withdrawal from the nuclear deal has done huge damage to the prospect of any similar future agreement. It's vital we ...

Iran executes man convicted of spying for CIA: judiciary

The New Arab Staff & Agencies

Iran executes man convicted of spying for CIA: judiciary

Reza Asgari, an Iranian citizen who had formerly worked at the defence ministry's aerospace division, was executed last week, according the ...

7 children, 2 women killed in Yemen air strike

The New Arab Staff & Agencies

7 children, 2 women killed in Yemen air strike

Seven children and two women were killed in an air raid in northwest Yemen, a UN agency said Monday, as Riyadh said it intercepted ...

The New Arab Staff

Yemen Houthis threaten to attack 'Saudi royal palaces'

A Houthi spokesman has said that 'sensitive sites' within the kingdom are now in the group's radar.

The New Arab Staff & Agencies

Iran to bolster Syria air defences, counter US 'pressure'

Iran announced it will strengthen war-torn Syria's air defence systems as part of a military agreement between the allies.

The New Arab Staff

Houthis threaten to target Saudi military sites following strikes

The spokesman for Yemen’s Houthi rebels has threatened to target military and government strikes in Saudi Arabia after the Saudi-led coalition ...

The New Arab Staff & Agencies

Saudi-led coalition launches operation against Yemen rebels

The coalition strike effectively ends a unilateral ceasefire it declared in April, announced as part of efforts to combat the coronavirus ...

Russia, China seek foothold in Middle East arms market

Paul Iddon

Russia, China seek foothold in Middle East arms market

The US dominates arms exports to the Middle East, but Russia and China are vying for influence in the lucrative market.

The New Arab Staff

Saudi Arabia thwarts missiles fired by Yemen's Houthis

Houthis in Yemen said they had launched a 'large-scale' attack on Saudi Arabia, which reportedly intercepted at least one missile targeting ...

Saudi-led coalition denies targeting civilians in Yemen raid

The New Arab Staff & Agencies

Saudi-led coalition denies targeting civilians in Yemen raid

The coalition rejected the allegation that civilians, including children, were killed insisting that it targeted armed Houthi combatants.

Energy politics cripple Iraq's hopes for economic recovery

The New Arab

Energy politics cripple Iraq's hopes for economic recovery

Iraq is heavily reliant on the goodwill of its neighbours for both energy and investments, meaning Baghdad has very little leverage to stand up ...

Israel says 'successfully' tested <em>ballistic</em> <em>missiles</em>

The New Arab

Israel says 'successfully' tested ballistic missiles

The state-run Israel Aerospace Industries (IAI) confirmed the country had carried out two ballistic missiles tests in the ...

Most Popular

Most Popular