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Soldiers have been deployed across Khartoum to close off roads amid calls for protests.

Iraqi Kurdistan is diversifying its economy as oil prices dive and the coronavirus pandemic destabilizes the economy.

The progressive vote and the 2020 election

Yousef Munayyer

The progressive vote and the 2020 election

Comment: The rapid growth of the progressive vote in America over the past four years reveals how voting patterns will continue to change in 2020 and beyond, writes Yousef Munayyer.

US election 2020: Two weeks to go

The New Arab Staff & Agencies

US election 2020: Two weeks to go

A look at what's going on on the American campaign trail on Tuesday, two weeks before Election Day on November 3.

Young Arab American voters aren't a monolithic bloc

Yousef H. Alshammari

Young Arab American voters aren't a monolithic bloc

US Election 2020: Sharing a diverse range of social, political and economic concerns, young Arab Americans are dispelling the myth of a ...

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 & Agencies

Oman considering possible financial assistance from Gulf states

Oman has struggled financially after years of low oil prices.

The New Arab Staff & Agencies

UAE ministers arrive in Israel for first official visit

A UAE delegation has arrived in Israel for a high-profile visit.

The New Arab Staff & Agencies

IMF calls for speedy reforms in virus-hit Arab countries

The IMF has urged Middle Eastern and North African countries to speed up the pace of economic reform as coronavirus and low oil prices take ...

Israel and Bahrain formalise diplomatic relations after normalisation deal

The New Arab Staff & Agencies

Israel and Bahrain formalise diplomatic relations after normalisation deal

Israel and Bahrain have officially signed a deal establishing diplomatic relations, as well as seven memorandums of understanding in fields ...

The New Arab Staff

Netanyahu to visit Bahrain, UAE next week: report

According to reports, the Israeli Prime Minister is set to make his first official trips to the United Arab Emirates and Bahrain next week.

Israeli delegation in Bahrain to start diplomatic, commercial relations

The New Arab Staff

Israeli delegation in Bahrain to start diplomatic, commercial relations

Senior Israeli delegates are due to meet with Bahraini and American officials to sign diplomatic and commercial deals with the gulf state.

Turkey's gas find reaches 405 billion cubic meters

The New Arab Staff & Agencies

Turkey's gas find reaches 405 billion cubic meters

Erdogan has revealed that a vast natural gas field discovered in the Black Sea was even bigger than first estimated.

Iran announces its coronavirus death toll passes 30,000 killed

The New Arab Staff & Agencies

Iran announces its coronavirus death toll passes 30,000 killed

Iran has one of the highest rates of covid-19 in the Middle East as the country struggles under the pressure of the pandemic.

Lebanon marks first anniversary of protest movement

The New Arab Staff & Agencies

Lebanon marks first anniversary of protest movement

It has been one year since the protests erupted in Lebanon, and the coronavirus pandemic has paused the movement.

Victoria Schneider

The Lebanese board game fighting corruption with humour

'Wasta', a new board game inspired by anti-government protests, takes aim at Lebanon's broken political system.

The New Arab Staff & Agencies

Funding shortage cuts aid to 4 million Yemenis: UN

Experts are increasingly worried that 'the window to prevent famine' in Yemen in closing quickly.

Sarah Khalil

Lebanon's revolution: How art turned into a political weapon

On the first anniversary of Lebanon's October uprising, The New Arab speaks to the artists who used their talent to amplify voices on the ground.

The New Arab Staff & Agencies

Sudanese businessman organises 'ice-breaker' Israel trip

Sudanese businessman Abu al-Qassem is planning a trip to Israel which he hopes will 'break the ice'.

Saudi, Russia urge oil producers to adhere to limits

The New Arab Staff & Agencies

Saudi, Russia urge oil producers to adhere to limits

Saudi Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman and President Vladimir Putin 'agreed on the importance of all oil-producing countries to continue ...

The New Arab Staff & Agencies

Iran hits new coronavirus records, curbs travel

Iran announced temporary travel restrictions on five major cities as the country reached new single-day records in Covid-19 cases and deaths.

Saudi hosts G20 talks on virus recovery, debt relief

The New Arab Staff & Agencies

Saudi hosts G20 talks on virus recovery, debt relief

G20 finance ministers and central bankers held talks aimed at spurring global recovery from a coronavirus-triggered recession.

Iran coronavirus death toll hits record high

The New Arab Staff & Agencies

Iran coronavirus death toll hits record high

Iran marked its highest single-day record for new deaths and infections from the coronavirus.

Lebanon-Israel maritime dispute: Normalisation or technical talks?

Dario Sabaghi

Lebanon-Israel maritime dispute: Normalisation or technical talks?

In-depth: For the first time in 30 years, Lebanon and Israel will hold talks to resolve the disputed maritime border between the two countries.

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