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Comment: Secretary of State Blinken will likely bring an 'acceptable' veneer to US enabling of Israel, but little concrete change, writes Ramona Wadi.

Nearly 3,000 troops have been killed in the ongoing conflict in the region

Jordan king and Palestinian president meet for peace talks

The New Arab Staff

Jordan king and Palestinian president meet for peace talks

President Abbas and King Abdullah met in the Jordanian resort town of Aqaba.

Azerbaijan moves into second district handed back by Armenia

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Azerbaijan moves into second district handed back by Armenia

Azerbaijani forces have entered the Kalabjar district, which was handed over by Armenia under a Russian-sponsored deal to end ...

What to expect from Biden's Israel policy

Thomas O. Falk

What to expect from Biden's Israel policy

Analysis: Biden's relationship with Israel could be tested over Iran, but the president-elect's proclivity for a paradigm shift or a ...

The New Arab Staff

First Friday prayers in decades held in Azerbaijan's Shusha

Uniformed Azerbaijani soldiers in Shusha participated in the city's first Friday prayers in nearly three decades, after an agreement brought an end to fighting.

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Trump's ex-Middle East envoy celebrates daughter's engagement in Dubai

Former Middle East envoy Jason Greenblatt said he never could have imagined celebrating his daughter's engagement in the Dubai desert ...

Stasa Salacanin

The future of EU-Israel relations after Biden's victory

Analysis: While there are hopes that Joe Biden will revamp transatlantic ties, the EU needs to find its own voice on the ...

The New Arab Staff

Pakistan congratulates Azerbaijan on Nagorno-Karabakh 'liberation'

A Russian-brokered deal to end recent fighting in the contested region handed clear gains to Azerbaijan.

Azerbaijan leader meets senior Turkish delegation following peace <em>deal</em>

The New Arab Staff & Agencies

Azerbaijan leader meets senior Turkish delegation following peace deal

The meeting comes after Russia,Azerbaijan and Armenia signed a tentative peace deal amid protests.

The New Arab Staff & Agencies

Uprooted by war, Syrians settle on Roman temple ruins

Dozens of Syrians uprooted by the war have settled among centuries-old ruins in the UNESCO-listed site of ...

Palestinians in Lebanon rejoice at Trump's presidential defeat

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Palestinians in Lebanon rejoice at Trump's presidential defeat

Palestinians in Lebanon had gathered to celebrate Donald Trump's election loss.

Biden and <em>the</em> future <em>of</em> <em>the</em> Middle East's autocrats

Jonathan Fenton-Harvey

Biden and the future of the Middle East's autocrats

Biden has vowed to drastically change America's relationship with Middle Eastern autocracies, so what can the leaders of ...

Exclusive: Reactions to US elections inside <em>the</em> Middle East

Diana Alghoul

Exclusive: Reactions to US elections inside the Middle East

The Middle East is keeping a watchful eye on the outcome of the volatile elections taking place in ...

Israeli settlers pray for Trump at occupied Hebron mosque

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Israeli settlers pray for Trump at occupied Hebron mosque

Israeli settler leaders held prayers for a Trump victory in upcoming US presidential elections at the Ibrahimi Mosque in the ...

Ella Linskens

Everything you wanted to know about Arab-American voting intentions

The New Arab Meets: Arab American Institute Executive Director Maya Berry to discuss her community's role in the upcoming US election.

The New Arab Staff & Agencies

US passports to list 'Israel' for birth in Jerusalem

The United States said Thursday that its citizens born in Jerusalem will be able to list Israel as their place of birth

Ramona Wadi

At 75, the UN is still failing Palestinians

Comment: Ambiguous UN ideals of hope and peace ignore the political imbalances that have granted Israel impunity at ...

Marcus Montgomery

US Electoral College 2020: Current projections and future uncertainty

Can Joe Biden swing the Electoral College system in his favour? What the unprecedented circumstances surrounding the ...

Many thorny global situations hinge on US election outcome

The New Arab Staff & Agencies

Many thorny global situations hinge on US election outcome

Donald Trump's election was a shock to the US and the international community. Here's how each presidency may affect ...

Carmen Geha

Letting go of Lebanon's revolutionary nostalgia

Comment: Lebanon must let go of the symbolism of last year's revolution and accept its current uncertainty in order ...

Israeli settlement approvals hit record high

The New Arab Staff & Agencies

Israeli settlement approvals hit record high

The Israeli settlement watchdog Peace Now has reported that approvals for settlements in the occupied West Bank, which are ...

Armenia, Azerbaijan say Nagorno-Karabakh truce fails to hold

The New Arab Staff & Agencies

Armenia, Azerbaijan say Nagorno-Karabakh truce fails to hold

Both sides have accused each other of breaking a ceasefire brokered by Russia.

Normalisation with Israel: Russia's delicate balancing act

Giorgio Cafiero and Daniel Wagner

Normalisation with Israel: Russia's delicate balancing act

Analysis: The UAE and Bahrain's normalisation of ties with Israel presents both challenges and opportunities for Russian ...

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