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Israel's Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu expressed gratitude towards Egypt, Oman and Bahrain for welcoming the Israeli-UAE normalisation agreement.

Senior adviser Jared Kushner has hinted that more Arab countries will normalise relations with Israel.

Bahrain welcomes UAE-Israel deal as boosting peace

The New Arab Staff & Agencies

Bahrain welcomes UAE-Israel deal as boosting peace

The Gulf state has also warmed towards Israel in recent years.

Egypt's Sisi praises normalisation of Israel-UAE ties

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Egypt's Sisi praises normalisation of Israel-UAE ties

President Abdel Fattah al-Sisi said he appreciated the 'efforts... for the prosperity and stability of our region'.

What a Biden-Harris ticket means for the Middle East

Brooke Anderson

What a Biden-Harris ticket means for the Middle East

America's strategy in the Middle East has failed. But can a Biden presidency repair it?

The New Arab Staff

Arab tribal leader urges armed resistance against SDF

In an interview with a pro-regime news site, Nuwaf Al-Bashir claimed that tribesmen were ready to launch an armed resistance against the SDF.

Dario Sabaghi

Italy must pressure Egypt over fate of imprisoned student

Comment: Italy should be doing much more to secure the release of researcher Patrick Zaky, who might otherwise face a similar fate to murdered ...

The New Arab Staff & Agencies

Iran 'wary' of political changes in Lebanon following blast

Tehran is cautious over developments taking place in Lebanon, where a deadly blast killed more than 170 people last week and prompted the ...

Jonathan Fenton-Harvey

Why the UAE seeks stronger ties with Iran

Comment: As the UAE moves out of Saudi Arabia's shadow, its developing ties with Iran are not as surprising as some might suggest, writes ...

Egypt, Greece sign maritime deal to counter Libya-Turkey one

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Egypt, Greece sign maritime deal to counter Libya-Turkey one

Greece's Foreign Minister Nikos Dendias has hailed the Egypt-Greece deal as 'an exemplary agreement.'

The New Arab Staff

Turkey slams US-approved oil deal with Syrian Kurds

Turkey has criticised an oil deal between a US firm and Kurdish-led authorities in northeast Syria.

<em>Egyptian</em> cashier slapped by Kuwaiti recalls shocking incident

The New Arab Staff

Egyptian cashier slapped by Kuwaiti recalls shocking incident

Egyptian cashier, Tarek Ashour made headlines in July after a video showing a Kuwaiti man slapping him went viral. In an emotional post ...

The UAE's hidden hand in Tunisia's political crisis

Jonathan Fenton-Harvey

The UAE's hidden hand in Tunisia's political crisis

As Tunisia becomes embroiled in a political crisis, questions are being raised about the UAE's role.

WATCH: Outrage after Kuwaiti man beats <em>Egyptian</em> cashier

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WATCH: Outrage after Kuwaiti man beats Egyptian cashier

A Kuwaiti man slapped an Egyptian cashier at least three times, until security intervened and urged the cashier to not press charges.

How the West lost influence in Libya's war

Stasa Salacanin

How the West lost influence in Libya's war

Libya's conflict has exposed deep divides within the EU and Nato, leaving non-Western powers to fill the vacuum.

Yousra Samir Imran

Harrowing honour killing in Jordan sparks movement for justice

The brutal murder of a Jordanian woman by her father has put domestic violence under the spotlight.

The New Arab Staff & Agencies

Turkey must stop 'provocation' in eastern Mediterranean: Germany

The EU is unhappy at what it says is Turkey's illegal drilling for oil and gas off the coast of Cyprus.

The New Arab Staff

Turkey hosts trilateral Libya talks with Qatari, Libyan officials

As Egyptian lawmakers approved the deployment of forces in Libya to counter 'threats faced by the state', Turkey hosted a meeting with ...

Giorgio Cafiero and Corrado Čok

The geopolitics of ports in the Horn of Africa

Analysis: Ports in the Horn of Africa risk becoming new flashpoints in Middle East rivalries.

The Iraq Report: Coronavirus cases spiral out of control

The New Arab

The Iraq Report: Coronavirus cases spiral out of control

While Iraq saw a relatively under-reported spread of Covid-19 in the first five months of 2020, June alone saw a 600 percent spike in infections.

The New Arab Staff & Agencies

Libya pro-Haftar government 'authorises' Egypt intervention

Egypt's President Abdel Fattah al-Sisi warned last month that Egypt could send troops into Libya, after the unity government pushed back ...

Egypt is targeting 'evil people' instead of fighting Covid-19

Ahmad Abdelhalim

Egypt is targeting 'evil people' instead of fighting Covid-19

Comment: Sisi is using propaganda tinged with patriotism and tailor-made emergency legislation to target people who dare to speak out against ...

American student released after 486 days in <em>Egyptian</em> prison

The New Arab Staff & Agencies

American student released after 486 days in Egyptian prison

An American student in Egypt has been released after spending over a year in prison after months of pressure from the Trump department.

'Living in hope': Families of Syria detainees await news

The New Arab Staff & Agencies

'Living in hope': Families of Syria detainees await news

Anguished relatives are poring over photos of torture victims from Syrian prisons, posted online by activists after the US imposed new ...

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