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Iran said it has sanctioned an ex-aide to a former US national security adviser who is a senior member of the Washington-based Foundation for Defense of Democracies.

Trump's former national security adviser John Bolton said in his recently published book that Trump "despised" both Bush and Bush's father.

China, US in new spat over Uighur crackdown

The New Arab Staff & Agencies

China, US in new spat over Uighur crackdown

The latest Chinese response followed a US announcement of visa bans and an assets freeze on three officials, including the architect of Beijing's hardline policies against minorities.

Trump 'bullying' blamed as key impeachment witness quits army

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Trump 'bullying' blamed as key impeachment witness quits army

Alexander Vindman, who was fired by Trump after giving evidence to the impeachment inquiry, has retired from the army, saying the president ...

Top Turkish official denounces <em>Bolton</em> memoir

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Top Turkish official denounces Bolton memoir

John Bolton's claimed in his memoir that Donald Trump sought to interfere in an investigation into a Turkish state-owned bank.

Paul Iddon

Bolton's book and why Trump betrayed the Kurds

Comment: Bolton's book shines a light on President Trump's crass dismissal of Kurdish sacrifices, writes Paul Iddon.

The New Arab Staff

Trump prepared to 'support Israeli attack on Iran': Bolton

Bolton was fired by Trump as National Security Adviser almost a year ago.

The New Arab Staff

Netanyahu doubted Kushner’s ability to lead peace plan: Bolton

John Bolton claims PM Benjamin Netanyahu was shocked at the appointment of Trump's son-in-law and special advisor Jared Kushner to lead ...

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Trump asked China's Xi for re-election help, claims Bolton

Bolton alleges that Trump's focus on winning a second term was the driving principle of his foreign policy.

Trump signs sanctions law over China treatment of Uighurs

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Trump signs sanctions law over China treatment of Uighurs

Trump's announcement came as an explosive new book by John Bolton claimed the president told his Chinese counterpart Xi Jinping that he ...

The New Arab Staff & Agencies

Bolton to release book unveiling litany of Trump misconduct

The former security advisor's explosive new book will suggest Trump committed impeachable offences beyond Ukraine, and that his entire foreign ...

ICC authorises probe into Afghanistan war crimes

The New Arab & agencies

ICC authorises probe into Afghanistan war crimes

War crimes judges have given the go-ahead for an investigation into atrocities committed by US troops and the CIA, as well as the Taliban, ...

Trump fires top impeachment witnesses in 'revenge campaign'

The New Arab & agencies

Trump fires top impeachment witnesses in 'revenge campaign'

Trump's ambassador to the European Union Gordon Sondlan and Lieutenant Colonel Alexander Vindman, a decorated soldier who worked at the National ...

Israel pushed deal with US, Morocco to normalise ties

The New Arab

Israel pushed deal with US, Morocco to normalise ties

Egypt and Jordan are the only Arab nations to have signed peace treaties with Israel but Morocco, along with some Gulf states, has been relaxing ...

<em>Bolton</em> says Trump offered 'favours' to foreign leaders

The New Arab

Bolton says Trump offered 'favours' to foreign leaders

US President Trump's dealings with foreign leaders are increasingly under scrutiny with his impeachment trial underway in the Senate.

The New Arab & agencies

House to send articles of Trump impeachment to Senate

The House is gearing up to send articles of impeachment against President Trump to the Senate, for what would be only the third presidential impeachment trial in US history.

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 ...

The New Arab

ICC to investigate Israeli 'war crimes' against Palestinians

Israel and the United States have both refused to sign up to the ICC, set up in 2002 to be the only global tribunal trying the world's worst ...

Narjas Zatat

A record number of Muslim MPs in UK parliament

The new MPs in both the Labour Party and the Conservative Party come from a Muslim background, and a few Muslim MPs have kept their seats.

After Aramco attack: Middle East closer to '1914 moment'

International Crisis Group

After Aramco attack: Middle East closer to '1914 moment'

Comment: Washington's strategy of withdrawing from the nuclear deal and devastating Iran's economy was bound to provoke Tehran, bringing the ...

Rauf Mammadov

The sweeping implications of the attacks on Saudi Aramco

The attacks on Saudi Arabia, the world's largest oil producer, show there are circumstances under which an energy-dominant country can lose its ...

Trump names Robert O'Brien as new National Security Adviser

The New Arab & agencies

Trump names Robert O'Brien as new National Security Adviser

Trump last week abruptly fired John Bolton, a vigorous proponent of using US military force abroad and one of the main hawks in the ...

Will Aramco attacks draw Saudi Arabia closer to Russia?

Giorgio Cafiero

Will Aramco attacks draw Saudi Arabia closer to Russia?

Comment: Russia is in a strong position to gain from the Aramco attacks, writes Giorgio Cafiero.

EU, Russia urge restraint over Saudi Aramco attacks

The New Arab & agencies

EU, Russia urge restraint over Saudi Aramco attacks

Escalating tensions and hints at conflict between the US and Iran over the attacks on Saudi state oil infrastructure have prompted calls for ...

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