The New Arab Logo

Breaking News

The army carried out a survey of tens of thousands of building units to assess the damage caused by the blast.

Turkey condemned a headline in a Greek newspaper that insulted the president.

Lebanon PM presses on with crisis cabinet line-up effort

The New Arab Staff & Agencies

Lebanon PM presses on with crisis cabinet line-up effort

Prime Minister-designate Mustapha Adib has said he will continue attempts to form an emergency cabinet despite missing a French deadline.

What's powering France's amoral alliance with UAE?

Eva Thiebaud

What's powering France's amoral alliance with UAE?

Comment: Paris has kept its extensive collaboration with the Emiratis curiously quiet. The 2019 revelations on UAE's shadowy behaviour in Yemeni ...

Turkey's Erdogan lashes out at 'incapable' <em>Macron</em>

The New Arab Staff & Agencies

Turkey's Erdogan lashes out at 'incapable' Macron

Erdogan and Macron have frequently found themselves in wars of words over conflicts ranging from Libya and Syria to Turkey's maritime ...

The New Arab Staff & Agencies

France 'regrets' Lebanon has not yet formed government

France 'regrets' Lebanon has not formed a government as per President Emmanuel Macron's deadline.

The New Arab Staff

In op-ed, Pompeo urges France to stand against Iran

In an op-ed published by French daily Le Figaro, US Secretary of State Mike Pompeo criticised France's stances regarding Iran and Hezbollah.

The New Arab Staff

US sanctions 'slow down' Lebanon government formation: report

US sanctions have made it hard for Prime Minister-designate Moustapha Adib to change leadership in the finance ministry and others where donors ...

The New Arab Staff & Agencies

Al-Qaeda threatens Charlie Hebdo for republishing Mohammed cartoons: SITE

The extremist group warned Charlie Hebdo that it would be mistaken if thought the 2015 massacre would be a 'one off' attack.

Turkey blasts southern EU leaders' 'biased' sanctions threat

The New Arab Staff & Agencies

Turkey blasts southern EU leaders' 'biased' sanctions threat

Turkey called a statement by southern European leaders threatening sanctions on Ankara 'biased, disconnected from reality and lack a legal basis'

Eva J. Koulouriotis

Aegean angst: Greece and Turkey's dangerous Eastern Mediterranean game

Tensions between Greece and Turkey have ignited a geopolitical storm in the Eastern Mediterranean.

Lebanon's security chief in talks with <em>Macron</em> aides

The New Arab Staff

Lebanon's security chief in talks with Macron aides

Lebanon's security chief held talks with top Elysee aides in Paris as Beirut's government formation process - a key step to unlock international ...

Turkey slams Macron's 'arrogant' comments on eastern Med

The New Arab Staff & Agencies

Turkey slams Macron's 'arrogant' comments on eastern Med

Macron's comments about Turkey were a sign of 'his own weakness', Ankara said in a statement.

<em>Macron</em> urges EU to unite over Turkey's 'unacceptable' conduct

The New Arab Staff & Agencies

Macron urges EU to unite over Turkey's 'unacceptable' conduct

Turkey is 'no longer a partner' in the eastern Mediterranean region, Macron said.

The Iraq Report: France asserts itself as US withdraws

The New Arab

The Iraq Report: France asserts itself as US withdraws

France is eyeing a role in Iraq as the United States continues to drawdown its presence in the country.

The New Arab Staff

Italy's premier urges Lebanon to form cabinet, start reforms

Giuseppe Conte is the latest senior foreign official to visit Lebanon after the August 4 blast in Beirut's port that killed 192 people, wounded more than 6,000.

The New Arab Staff & Agencies

Iran's Khamenei says Mohammed cartoons 'unforgivable'

Ayatollah Ali Khamenei said republishing cartoons of the prophet Mohammed is 'unforgivable'.

The New Arab Staff & Agencies

In Lebanon, Paris and Washington at odds over Hezbollah

France and the US are at odds over Hezbollah as Lebanon's crisis continues.

The New Arab Staff & Agencies

Greece to boost military amid tension with neighbour Turkey

A tense stand-off with neighbouring Turkey has led to concerns of open conflict between the two NATO allies.

<em>Macron</em> backs Iraq 'sovereignty' on first Baghdad visit

The New Arab Staff & Agencies

Macron backs Iraq 'sovereignty' on first Baghdad visit

French President Emmanuel Macron met Iraqi leaders, stressing the country's 'sovereignty'.

Nizar Hassan

Macron's neo-colonial theatrics throw lifeline to Lebanon's corrupt elite

Comment: The 'new contract' Macron proposes for Lebanon will allow corrupt elites to remain in power, while selling the country out to ...

<em>Macron</em> lashes out at French journalist over Lebanon articles

The New Arab Staff & Agencies

Macron lashes out at French journalist over Lebanon articles

French President Emmanuel Macron has been criticized after losing his temper with Georges Malburnot, a veteran journalist who ...

US says new Lebanese government must pursue ‘real change’

The New Arab Staff & Agencies

US says new Lebanese government must pursue ‘real change’

US Secretary of State Mike Pompeo says that any new Lebanese government must conduct ‘significant reforms’ and that ‘business as usual’ will be ...

Turkey, Pakistan, Al-Azhar condemn Charlie Hebdo's Mohammed cartoons

The New Arab Staff & Agencies

Turkey, Pakistan, Al-Azhar condemn Charlie Hebdo's Mohammed cartoons

'The insistence on the criminal act to republish these offensive cartoons embeds hate speech further and inflames the emotions of faithful ...

Most Popular

Most Popular