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Comment: It is both incongruent and hypocritical for Spain to continue laying claim to Gibraltar while dismissing Morocco's claims to Ceuta and Melilla, writes Samir Bennis.

Analysis: Despite assumptions that Biden will pursue a more aggressive policy towards Turkey, Ankara could re-emerge as an invaluable ally for the new administration.

How EU sanctions on Turkey reveal a divided Europe

Eva J. Koulouriotis

How EU sanctions on Turkey reveal a divided Europe

Analysis: With new power blocs emerging within Europe, the future of EU-Turkey ties, and the union itself, could be at stake.

Russia and Turkey's complex regional rivalry

Ruslan Trad

Russia and Turkey's complex regional rivalry

Analysis: Conflict dynamics in both Syria and Nagorno-Karabakh are part of a broad field of confrontation between Moscow and Ankara, stretching ...

US elections and the Eastern Mediterranean tinderbox

Eva J. Koulouriotis

US elections and the Eastern Mediterranean tinderbox

Analysis: The road to a solution between Athens and Ankara is shorter if it does not pass through Washington.

The New Arab Staff

Athens demands Turkey probe Greek flag vandalism

Greece has been angered by the vandalism of its national flag by suspected Turkish tourists.

Ali Adam

Unending blockade: Gaza ceasefire reinstates Israel's preferred status quo

Analysis: The truce reflects Israel's policy of maintaining the status quo in the Gaza Strip - a permanent blockade.

The New Arab Staff & Agencies

Netanyahu confirms Israel-UAE flights will cross Saudi airspace

Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu has confirmed reports that flights between Israel and the UAE will cross through Saudi airspace, ...

The New Arab Staff & Agencies

Greece says Turkish ship in eastern Mediterranean ‘threatening peace’

Greece accused Turkey of “threatening peace” and held a meeting of military chiefs after Turkey deployed a research ship in the hotly contested, ...

Nine dead after Sudan militia attacks Darfur sit-in

The New Arab Staff

Nine dead after Sudan militia attacks Darfur sit-in

Dozens of others were injured when militiamen, allegedly state paramilitaries, forcibly dispersed the protest camp in Fata Burno, North Darfur.

The New Arab Staff & Agencies

Tunisian families battle to repatriate children of jihadists

Tunisians have constituted one of the largest groups of foreign jihadists in Syria, Iraq and Libya since 2011.

Saudi Arabia pushes plans to transform Riyadh into metropolis

The New Arab Staff

Saudi Arabia pushes plans to transform Riyadh into metropolis

Saudi Arabia is hoping to turn its capital into one of the Arab world's biggest metropolises.

Turkey, Russia and Iran to hold virtual Syria talks

The New Arab

Turkey, Russia and Iran to hold virtual Syria talks

The trilateral talks will take place via video conference on Wednesday.

Saudi-led coalition declares 2-week coronavirus ceasefire in Yemen

The New Arab

Saudi-led coalition declares 2-week coronavirus ceasefire in Yemen

Saudi Arabia announced a unilateral ceasefire amid an escalation in fighting between the warring parties, days after the UN called for ...

Saudi-led coalition air strikes hit rebel-held Yemen capital

The New Arab & agencies

Saudi-led coalition air strikes hit rebel-held Yemen capital

The Saudi-led military coalition carried out multiple air strikes on Yemen's capital despite UN calls for a ceasefire to protect civilians from ...

The New Arab

Saudi-led coalition revenge strikes target Sanaa following Houthi attack

Saudi Arabia launched revenge strikes on Yemen's capital Sanaa on Monday, just days after a Houthi attack targeted Riyadh, Jizan and Asir.

The New Arab & agencies

Saudi intercepts Houthi missiles over curfew-locked Riyadh

Saudi air defences intercepted Yemeni rebel missiles over Riyadh and a city on the Yemen border, leaving two civilians wounded in the ...

The New Arab & agencies

Turkey, Russia agree Syria ceasefire from midnight: Erdogan

Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan met his Russian counterpart Vladimir Putin in Moscow on Thursday and agreed a ceasefire in the ...

Rami G. Khouri

Palestinians must lead the world's last anti-colonial struggle

Comment: The Palestinians must dare to lead their anti-colonial battle with a powerful raft of political, economic, legal, and mass mobilisation ...

Syria army overruns key Idlib crossroads town: state TV

The New Arab & agencies

Syria army overruns key Idlib crossroads town: state TV

Syrian state television is reporting that regime forces have taken full control over the key crossroads town of Saraqeb in Idlib.

The New Arab

Syrian regime troops reportedly enter besieged city of Saraqeb

Syrian regime forces have besieged the deserted rebel-held city of Saraqeb in Idlib and entered it according to some reports, while clashing ...

Turkey's parliament approves sending troops to Libya

The New Arab & agencies

Turkey's parliament approves sending troops to Libya

Turkey's parliament on Thursday authorised the deployment of troops to Libya to support the UN-backed government in Tripoli.

Turkey's parliament to vote on sending troops to Libya

The New Arab & agencies

Turkey's parliament to vote on sending troops to Libya

Turkey's parliament is set to vote on sending troops to Libya, which could increase Tripoli's influence in the country.

Khashoggi verdict: This is what Saudi Arabia calls justice

Sam Hamad

Khashoggi verdict: This is what Saudi Arabia calls justice

Comment: Just as some had hoped, the verdict on Khashoggi's killing will whitewash Saudi crimes, and pave the way for business as usual with the ...

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