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Secret talks between Saudi Arabia and Iran are aiming to end years of hostilities, and bring the brutal war in Yemen to a peaceful conclusion.

Iran's foreign minister on Sunday asked the family of Qasem Soleimani for 'forgiveness' following his leaked comments.

How warming Egypt-Turkey ties could impact the Middle East

Eva J. Koulouriotis

How warming Egypt-Turkey ties could impact the Middle East

Analysis: The beginning of a new chapter in Egypt-Turkey relations could also pave the way for changes in the wider region.

Iran's Zarif backs Yemen ceasefire in talks with Houthis

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Iran's Zarif backs Yemen ceasefire in talks with Houthis

Iran's foreign minister expressed 'support for a ceasefire and Yemeni-Yemeni talks'.

Israel deploys 'tear gas <em>drones</em>' against Palestinian protests

The New Arab Staff

Israel deploys 'tear gas drones' against Palestinian protests

Police in Israel have used remote-controlled drones to drop canisters of tear gas on protesters in Jerusalem and the West Bank.

Brooke Anderson

Will the US really withdraw troops from Iraq?

Analysis: Since the 2003 invasion of Iraq, the US has repeatedly pledged to leave, each time resulting in broken promises, renegotiations and in some cases an increase in forces.

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.

Omid Shokri

Biden's Armenian genocide recognition: A crisis in US-Turkey ties?

Analysis: Biden's decision to recognise the Armenian genocide could further strain already tense ties between Turkey and the US.

The New Arab Staff

US looks to fight Taliban from neighbouring states: CENTCOM

Comments from the head of US Central Command's suggest Washington is keen on remaining involved in Afghanistan despite withdrawing its last ...

'Drone attack' blamed for Iran tanker fire off Syria

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'Drone attack' blamed for Iran tanker fire off Syria

The Britain-based Syrian Observatory for Human Rights said an Iranian tanker was targeted in an assault off Syria's coast.

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Greece to lend Patriot battery to Saudi

Greece's Defence Minister said the Patriot, a US-made missile defense system which Saudi relies on to intercept attacks by Yemen's Houthis, ...

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

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 ...

What's driving Turkey and Ukraine's growing alliance?

Fuad Shahbazov

What's driving Turkey and Ukraine's growing alliance?

Analysis: Turkey's influence in Ukraine has steadily increased in recent years. Amid heightened tensions with Russia, the Ankara-Kyiv alliance ...

Fighting rages in two Yemeni provinces: officials

The New Arab Staff & Agencies

Fighting rages in two Yemeni provinces: officials

The rebels see Marib as a strategic prize that will give them more bargaining power in peace talks that Washington says must begin soon.

Pro-Iran factions up the ante in Iraq

The New Arab Staff & Agencies

Pro-Iran factions up the ante in Iraq

The drone strike marks "an escalation and a sign that Iran-backed militias will use various weapons to attack their targets."

The New Arab Staff & Agencies

Israeli air strikes hit Gaza after rocket attack

Israeli fighter jets and attack helicopters struck the besieged Gaza Strip on Friday.

The New Arab Staff & Agencies

Rocket fired from Gaza causes no injury in Israel

A rocket landed in the southern Israeli city of Sderot on Thursday, Israeli authorities claimed, though no casualties were reported.

The New Arab Staff

US Democrats question Biden $23 billion UAE arms sale

An arms sale, brokered by Trump, and approved by Biden, will be reviewed by the Foreign Affairs Committee, over concerns that weapons could be ...

The New Arab Staff

Houthi missile attack starts fire at Saudi university

Saudi Arabia said that a Houthi drone attack started a fire at a university in the southwestern city of Jizan, as the US warned its citizens ...

Biden confirms $23 billion arms sales to UAE

The New Arab Staff

Biden confirms $23 billion arms sales to UAE

Joe Biden’s administration confirmed that it will follow through on a $23 billion weapons sales to the UAE.

The New Arab Staff & Agencies

Canada blocks arms exports to ally Turkey

Canada on Monday blocked military arms exports to NATO ally Turkey.

Erdogan vows Turkish support for Ukraine amid Russia tensions

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Erdogan vows Turkish support for Ukraine amid Russia tensions

The comment comes despite warm relations between Russia and Turkey.

Yemen's Houthi rebels claim strikes on Saudi oil plants

The New Arab Staff & Agencies

Yemen's Houthi rebels claim strikes on Saudi oil plants

The Houthi rebels claimed Monday to have launched drone strikes against Saudi energy giant Aramco's facilities

Morocco reportedly used a drone in Western Sahara

The New Arab Staff & Agencies

Morocco reportedly used a drone in Western Sahara

Morocco is accused of having killed a senior Western Sahara independence fighter through the use of a drone.

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