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Khartoum said the talks with the African Union head would address 'regional developments of mutual interest'.

US envoy Jeffrey Feltman, whose visit comes as part of a regional tour, is expected to meet with senior Sudanese officials during his two-day sojourn.

Israeli forces kill two Palestinians attacking West Bank base

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Israeli forces kill two Palestinians attacking West Bank base

The attack happened at the Salem base outside the occupied West Bank town of Jenin.

Israeli intellectuals call for ICC war crimes investigation

The New Arab Staff

Israeli intellectuals call for ICC war crimes investigation

The group said it is deeply suspicious of Israel's claim that it can conduct a credible investigation into its own alleged crimes.

Biden’s brewing problem in Ethiopia

Alex de Waal

Biden’s brewing problem in Ethiopia

Comment: A brutal regional conflict broke out last November and shows no signs of winding down, writes Alex de Waal.

The New Arab Staff

Israeli diplomat calls for Lebanon to join gas forum

While still technically at war, an Israeli diplomat has said Lebanon could benefit from joining a proper regional framework over the search for gas.

Ruslan Trad

How Russia could capitalise on Chad's instability

Analysis: Uncertainty in Chad following Idriss Deby's sudden death represents an opportunity for Russia to expand its interests in West and ...

The New Arab Staff & Agencies

Israeli air strikes hit southern Syria: state media

The southern Syrian province of Quneitra has been hit by Israel airstrikes, the second in two days.

The New Arab Staff & Agencies

Drought-hit Jordan 'critical' as water sources dry up

Drought in Jordan is continuing to affect the crops and livelihoods of farmers, who are hoping for rain.

US envoy in Egypt for Ethiopia dam talks

The New Arab Staff & Agencies

US envoy in Egypt for Ethiopia dam talks

US envoy Jeffrey Feltman has met Egyptian president Abdel Fattah al-Sisi in a new effort to resolve the bitter dispute over Ethiopia’s Great ...

The New Arab Staff & Agencies

'Illegal EU measures' linked to 2,000 refugee deaths: report

A report released by The Guardian has claimed that thousands of refugee deaths could be linked to 'illegal methods' used by some EU member states

Saudi Arabia's produce ban sends Lebanon a political message

Tala Ramadan

Saudi Arabia's produce ban sends Lebanon a political message

In-depth: Saudi Arabia's decision to ban Lebanese produce comes as the country is experiencing the worst economic crisis in its modern history.

Lebanon: 'no preconditions' for Israel talks on Mediterranean waters

The New Arab Staff

Lebanon: 'no preconditions' for Israel talks on Mediterranean waters

Lebanon and Israel are holding talks on maritime borders despite the countries technically being in a state of war.

Award-winning photographer André Liohn reveals war-torn grief

Nino Orto

Award-winning photographer André Liohn reveals war-torn grief

The New Arab Meets: André Liohn, who unveils the distressing perils of conflict and how human beings can so quickly descend into anarchy under ...

Syria regime recruiting tribal fighters after huge IS losses

The New Arab Staff

Syria regime recruiting tribal fighters after huge IS losses

The Syrian regime has racked up big losses to IS as the militants launch an insurgency campaign in eastern Syria.

Inigo Alexander

Syrian refugees create Spain's first Arabic news outlet

With incidents of xenophobia towards Arab communities in Spain on the rise, the establishment of Baynana is a welcome counterweight to anti-immigrant sentiment, and the promotion of Arab-led news.

The New Arab Staff & Agencies

Eritrea's president visits Sudan amid tensions over Ethiopia

The two-day visit comes after Sudan in February accused a 'third party' of siding with Ethiopia in its border dispute with Sudan in a ...

The New Arab Staff & Agencies

G7 seeks common front on China

The G7 devoted its first session to China, with Blinken pledging 'robust cooperation' with Britain in pressuring Beijing's over its genocide of ...

Francesco Petronella

Dbeibah and Draghi: A new era in Italy-Libya relations

Analysis: With new leaders in both countries, the relationship between Italy and Libya could be at a decisive turning point.

Biden quadruples Trump refugee cap after delay backlash

The New Arab Staff & Agencies

Biden quadruples Trump refugee cap after delay backlash

After delaying replacement of the record-low ceiling set by his predecessor, President Biden has raised the America's cap on refugee admissions ...

The New Arab Staff & Agencies

Lebanon, Israel talks resume over maritime border

US-mediated talks over the disputed maritime border kicked off at the UN base in the town of Naqura in southern Lebanon after a ...

Jordan partially reopens <em>border</em> posts with Syria, Saudi

The New Arab Staff & Agencies

Jordan partially reopens border posts with Syria, Saudi

Jordan has reopened two border posts -- one with Saudi Arabia and the her with Syria -- which were closed due to the Covid-19 pandemic

Pakistan tightens borders as Covid-19 cases soar

The New Arab Staff & Agencies

Pakistan tightens borders as Covid-19 cases soar

Pakistan has crossed land crossings with Iran and Afghanistan as coronavirus cases surge.

Blinken in UK as G7 FMs resume in-person talks

The New Arab Staff & Agencies

Blinken in UK as G7 FMs resume in-person talks

Britain this week hosts the first face-to-face meeting of G7 foreign ministers in two years which will be joined by Antony Blinken

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