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Lebanon's electricity crisis is now expected to worsen after the two power barges shut off their supply Friday.

Prime Minister Abdalla Hamdok hopes Sudan can wipe out its staggering $60 billion foreign debt bill this year.

UN: Iran has enriched uranium to highest purity yet

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UN: Iran has enriched uranium to highest purity yet

Iran has enriched uranium to slightly higher purity than previously thought due to 'fluctuations' in the process, the United Nations' atomic watchdog says.

How Abu Dhabi uses its influence in the US

Eva Thiebaud

How Abu Dhabi uses its influence in the US

Comment: Long before the 'Abraham Accords', Abu Dhabi was investing in the US and developing an intensive lobbying strategy in Washington. Eva ...

Iran says may extend UN access on nuclear activities

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Iran says may extend UN access on nuclear activities

An agreement reached with the International Atomic Energy Agency (IAEA) is due to expire soon, but Iran could extend it.

Brooke Anderson

Meet Sam Rasoul, Palestinian-American running for Lieutenant Governor

As Virginia becomes more diverse and left-leaning, so do opportunities for progressive politics.

The New Arab Staff & Agencies

Saudi Arabia and Pakistan sign agreements to improve ties

Officials from both countries have reportedly signed two agreements addressing the treatment of criminals, and crime, in addition to agreeing ...

The New Arab Staff

Lebanon faces complete blackout as fuel, money run dry

Lebanon's state energy company has warned that it will be forced to ration energy consumption.

The New Arab Staff & Agencies

Qatar orders arrest of finance minister in corruption probe

Ali Sharif al-Emadi is accused of abuse of power and misuse of public funds.

Israeli diplomat calls for Lebanon to join gas forum

The New Arab Staff

Israeli diplomat calls for Lebanon to join gas forum

While still technically at war, an Israeli diplomat has said Lebanon could benefit from joining a proper regional framework over the search for ...

The New Arab Staff

Lebanon: 'no preconditions' for Israel talks on Mediterranean waters

Lebanon and Israel are holding talks on maritime borders despite the countries technically being in a state of war.

Iran nuclear talks in Vienna 'not collapsing': Russian ambassador

The New Arab Staff

Iran nuclear talks in Vienna 'not collapsing': Russian ambassador

A Russian ambassador has pushed back against claims the talks in Vienna are collapsing, and instead said that good progress is being made.

The Cyprus conflict in a polarised Eastern Mediterranean

Xavier Palacios

The Cyprus conflict in a polarised Eastern Mediterranean

Analysis: The failure of peace talks has shown yet again how regional polarisation has become one more layer in the complex task of resolving ...

US senators arrive in Sudan amid Renaissance Dam unease

The New Arab Staff

US senators arrive in Sudan amid Renaissance Dam unease

Sudan's foreign minister has described the GERD situation as a national security' matter.

Dbeibah and Draghi: A new era in Italy-Libya relations

Francesco Petronella

Dbeibah and Draghi: A new era in Italy-Libya relations

Analysis: With new leaders in both countries, the relationship between Italy and Libya could be at a decisive turning point.

The New Arab Staff & Agencies

Lebanon, Israel talks resume over maritime border

US-mediated talks over the disputed maritime border kicked off at the UN base in the town of Naqura in southern Lebanon after a month-long hiatus.

The New Arab Staff & Agencies

Saudi oil firm Aramco's first-quarter profits up by 30%

Aramco said the increase in profits primarily reflects the impact of higher crude oil prices, which have steadily climbed amid increased global ...

The New Arab Staff

Saudi Arabia could benefit from slow fiscal adjustment: IMF

Saudi Arabia tripled VAT to 15 percent in July 2020 to help its economy recover.

The New Arab Staff & Agencies

Hopes for Iran nuclear breakthrough 'within weeks'

Representatives of the parties still in the Iran agreement noted "indisputable progress" in talks to revive the historic accord after adjourning ...

US-mediated Lebanon-Israel talks on border at sea to resume

The New Arab Staff & Agencies

US-mediated Lebanon-Israel talks on border at sea to resume

The US team will arrive in Lebanon next week to begin mediating the border talks.

The New Arab Staff

Chinese investors in talks to buy Aramco stake: report

The report come after Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman said a 'leading global energy company' was in talks to buy a one percent stake ...

Talks underway to sell 1% of Saudi Aramco: prince

The New Arab Staff & Agencies

Talks underway to sell 1% of Saudi Aramco: prince

Saudi Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman did not name which of the world's 'leading energy companies' was interested in acquiring the ...

#VeganRamadan: Quick fruity recipes for a healthy post-iftar dessert

Diana Alghoul

#VeganRamadan: Quick fruity recipes for a healthy post-iftar dessert

Here are three quick and easy ways to make fruity desserts when you're low on time and don't want to head for a chocolate bar...

UK, UAE expected to sign multi-billion-pound investment deals: official

The New Arab Staff

UK, UAE expected to sign multi-billion-pound investment deals: official

The potential deals relate to the development of the clean energy and technology industries.

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