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Mohammed bin Salman's yacht arrived off the Cornish coast amid a scandal involving former PM David Cameron.

Boris Johnson admitted to instructing a senior aide to look in to the bid but said he did not intervene.

UK planning massive aid cuts to Middle East

The New Arab Staff

UK planning massive aid cuts to Middle East

The plans would drastically slash aid to war-torn and poverty-stricken countries in the Middle East and Africa

Egypt is using charity to paper over coronavirus failures

Sam Hamad

Egypt is using charity to paper over coronavirus failures

Comment: In the Mersal Foundation, we see the best and the worst of Egypt; the work of extraordinary people failed by their state, writes Sam ...

Tories are opposing cuts to aid for wrong reasons

Malia Bouattia

Tories are opposing cuts to aid for wrong reasons

Comment: Conservative opposition to Rishi Sunak's foreign aid cut has laid bare the distinctly unhumanitarian nature if its existence, writes ...

The New Arab Staff & Agencies

Don't cut foreign aid, Malala Yousafzai urges UK

Nobel Peace Prize winner Malala Yousafzai has called on the UK government not to go ahead with a planned cut to overseas aid.

Arkebe Oqubay

Boris Johnson's new-model colonial policy

Comment: Johnson's decision to put the Department for International Development directly under the control of the foreign ministry is indicative ...

The New Arab & agencies

Iranian network attempted to influence Scottish independence referendum: Facebook

Facebook says it has shut down a network linked to Iran's state broadcaster which dates back to 2011.

Tahmina Begum

A year on since It's Not About The Burqa

Book Club: With Brexit and new heights of Islamophobia in the UK, The New Arab speaks to some of the contributors about what they have learnt ...

Former Tory minister once lobbied Bahrain for oil contract

The New Arab

Former Tory minister once lobbied Bahrain for oil contract

Liam Fox once wrote a letter to the Bahraini crown prince about Petrofac, when the company was being investigated for bribery.

The New Arab & agencies

Britain embarks on new future outside the EU

There were celebrations and tears across the UK as Britain became the first member state to leave the EU.

There's no Islamophobia in the Tory party

Ruqaya Izzidien

There's no Islamophobia in the Tory party

Comment: You can't root out something that you view as an attribute, a value and a pre-requisite for becoming prime minister, writes Ruqaya ...

'Multi-billion projects in the pipeline' at Saudi investment forum

Sabena Siddiqui

'Multi-billion projects in the pipeline' at Saudi investment forum

Some of the biggest corporate names and top government officials that had boycotted Davos in the Desert last December are returning to the same ...

Yemen in Focus: UAE wants its Aden power-station back

Sana Uqba

Yemen in Focus: UAE wants its Aden power-station back

This week we look at a bizarre move by the UAE in Aden, the end of its Red Crescent programme, Houthi execution and a five-year siege of Taiz.

Houthi court issues 'subpoena' for Trump, Obama and MbS

The New Arab

Houthi court issues 'subpoena' for Trump, Obama and MbS

A Houthi court has summoned prominent figures such as Donald Trump and Saudi Arabia's Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman.

Nick McAlpin

Don't let Boris' Brexit chaos distract from Tory Islamophobia

Comment: Britain's Conservative Party is Islamophobic to its core, and is legitimising anti-Muslim hate crimes in Britain, writes Nick McAlpin.

The New Arab

New female UK party leader vows to stop Brexit

Britain's pro-EU opposition Liberal Democrats on Monday elected their first female leader on a promise that she will do everything possible to ...

Joe Lo

UK's 'shady relations' with the UAE are nothing new

According to an archived document, the UK and UAE governments tried to deport the editor of a London-based Arab newspaper for a "scandalous" ...

The New Arab & agencies

UK police seized bomb-making materials from 'Hizballah cell'

Hizballah stockpiled bomb-making materials in London in 2015, with more ammonium nitrate discovered in the swoop than what was used in the ...

End of May: British PM's ghastly Middle East legacy

Tallha Abdulrazaq

End of May: British PM's ghastly Middle East legacy

Comment: May will not just be remembered for her failure to conduct an orderly Brexit, but for how she failed the common people at home and ...

Sam Hamad

Banning the Brotherhood will further alienate US Muslims

Comment: Designating the Muslim Brotherhood as 'terrorists' allows Trump to reinforce his right-wing agenda, and rubber stamps Sis's ...

Abul-Kasem is freed, but Egypt's authoritarian crackdown persists

Malia Bouattia

Abul-Kasem is freed, but Egypt's authoritarian crackdown persists

Comment: British teenager Mohammed Fathi Abul-Kasem has been released, but it's time the UK government spoke out against its authoritarian ...

Vile Grenfell video reeks of callous Tory policymaking

Malia Bouattia

Vile Grenfell video reeks of callous Tory policymaking

Comment: The offensive video mocking the Grenfell disaster should be criticised, but remember that May's government are the real culprits, ...

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