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Comment: Rami Khouri witnesses a shift in the way Israel's occupation is understood and talked about on the global stage, and considers its implications for Palestinians and Israel.

Jewish groups have stood up in solidarity with Palestine, condemning dispossession in Sheikh Jarrah and violence at Al-Aqsa Mosque.

The Cyprus conflict in a polarised Eastern Mediterranean

Xavier Palacios

The Cyprus conflict in a polarised Eastern Mediterranean

Analysis: The failure of peace talks has shown yet again how regional polarisation has become one more layer in the complex task of resolving the frozen conflict in Cyprus.

Famed UK 'Dambusters' squadron deployed to Syria, Iraq

The New Arab Staff

Famed UK 'Dambusters' squadron deployed to Syria, Iraq

RAF 617 Squadron is en route to conduct missions over Syria and Iraq, which will target Islamic State group militants.

Explosive-laden 'drone' boat targets Saudi port of Yanbu

The New Arab Staff & Agencies

Explosive-laden 'drone' boat targets Saudi port of Yanbu

The Saudi port of Yanbu experienced an 'incident' in the Red Sea, with warnings of a possible attack.

Karen Dabrowska

Yemen's Mahra: An oasis of calm threatened by instability

In-depth: Yemen's most isolated province has largely been spared the horrors of war, but it now faces destabilisation due to a geopolitical struggle involving Saudi Arabia, the UAE and Oman.

Jean Stern

Scorpion: How Israel is developing France's future defence system

Comment: In utter secrecy, France and Israel are cooperating on the digital warfare of the future, despite competitive tensions on the African ...

Ruba Ali Al-Hassani

Post-war Iraq at 18: A state of impunity endures

Comment: The impunity with which the US waged their invasion of Iraq paved the way for a culture of statebuilding based on more of the same, ...

The New Arab Staff & Agencies

Dozens killed in Mozambique Islamist attack: government

Dozens of people were killed in the coordinated jihadist attacks in northern Mozambique's Palma town, four days after the rescue raid as ...

UK and US sanction military-owned Myanmar conglomerate

The New Arab Staff & Agencies

UK and US sanction military-owned Myanmar conglomerate

The Myanmar military "controls significant segments of the country's economy through these holding firms."

Jonathan Fenton-Harvey

How diaspora activism lives on after the Arab Spring

In-depth: A decade after the Arab Spring, exiled activists have not given up hope, with groups and individuals working to bring justice and ...

BBC journalist detained as junta crackdown triggers Yangon exodus

The New Arab Staff & Agencies

BBC journalist detained as junta crackdown triggers Yangon exodus

The BBC said it was "extremely concerned" about Burmese journalist Aung Thura. Much of Yangon has descended into chaos as some residents try to ...

Syria's bleak decade

Chris Doyle

Syria's bleak decade

Comment: The international community failed Syria. Now they must make sure the next decade is not as bleak as the last, writes Chris Doyle.

The disingenuous promise of early elections in Iraq

Nazli Tarzi

The disingenuous promise of early elections in Iraq

Analysis: Mustafa al-Kadhimi is seeking to appease Iraq's protest movement by promising early elections, but politically astute Iraqis recognise ...

Pentagon: US contractor dies in Iraq rocket attack

The New Arab Staff & Agencies

Pentagon: US contractor dies in Iraq rocket attack

A contractor died when at least 10 rockets slammed into an air base housing US and other coalition troops in western Iraq.

Ruslan Trad

How Russia is swelling the global market for mercenaries

Analysis: In an era of increasingly privatised warfare, Russia is spearheading the use of mercenaries to expand its influence.

The New Arab Staff & Agencies

Myanmar protesters block arrests, UN demands Suu Kyi's release

Human rights protesters have taken to the streets against a military coup in Myanmar.

The New Arab Staff & Agencies

British barrister Karim Khan elected ICC's new chief prosecutor

Karim Khan will be only the third prosecutor of the ICC, taking over in June from Gambian-born Fatou Bensouda.

The New Arab Staff

Israel was the only country to foresee Iran revolution

Israel did not warn its Western allies about the imminent threat to the Shah's regime, despite its foresight.

Iranian nuclear scientist was killed by 'Israeli' robot gun

The New Arab Staff

Iranian nuclear scientist was killed by 'Israeli' robot gun

Mossad agents smuggled the machine gun in small parts and then painstakingly assembled, piece by piece, a media outlet has reported.

Jonathan Fenton-Harvey

Biden's pledges to 'end' involvement in Yemen 'not enough'

The new US president may have pledged to reduce support to Saudi Arabia’s war in Yemen, but many Yemeni-Americans say it is not enough, writes ...

UK refuses to stop selling arms to Saudi Arabia

The New Arab Staff

UK refuses to stop selling arms to Saudi Arabia

The UK has refused to follow the US' decision of suspending arms sales to Saudi Arabia, saying London makes its own decisions about selling ...

UK pressured to end arms sales to Saudi Arabia

The New Arab Staff

UK pressured to end arms sales to Saudi Arabia

UK MPs and activists urge the British government to end arms sales to Saudi Arabia and support an end to the war in Yemen.

India to lift lengthy internet clampdown in Kashmir: official

The New Arab Staff & Agencies

India to lift lengthy internet clampdown in Kashmir: official

Kashmir authorities said they would restore high-speed web access in the region.

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