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Israelis have opposed the UAE's planned purchase of cutting-edge fighter jets from the US.

Donald Trump is preparing an executive order for further sanctions against countries that violate the arms embargo against Iran.

The return of Algeria's Hirak protest movement

Alessandra Bajec

The return of Algeria's Hirak protest movement

The Algerian leadership has proved incapable of addressing people's grievances, instead ramping up its repression of political opponents.

Palestinian group calls for worldwide protests over normalisation deals

The New Arab Staff

Palestinian group calls for worldwide protests over normalisation deals

A new Palestinian coordination group, which includes members of Fatah, Hamas, and other factions, has called for people around the world to ...

In first, Myanmar soldiers face ICC over Rohingya atrocities

The New Arab Staff

In first, Myanmar soldiers face ICC over Rohingya atrocities

Two soldiers are in ICC custody, reports claim, after fleeing Myanmar and confessing to committing atrocities against Rohingya Muslims including ...

The New Arab Staff & Agencies

Trump ends anti-racism training in federal government: White House

The US president has put an end to anti-racism training in a move that is sure to anger Americans, given the recent spate of violence against African Americans.

Alessandra Bajec

Tunisia bets on non-partisan government to break political deadlock

In-depth: After winning a vote of confidence and averting the dissolution of parliament, the new Tunisian government now faces the major ...

The New Arab Staff

Delhi police 'complicit and active' in anti-Muslim riots: Amnesty

'State-sponsored impunity' for Delhi police must end in order to bring justice to survivors of February's deadly anti-Muslim riots, ...

Mark Fitzpatrick

Pompeo doubles down after failed Iran arms embargo extension

Comment: Pompeo's efforts to restore all sanctions on Iran and to thereby kill the JCPOA has created chaos at the UN Security Council, writes ...

Good riddance to Lebanon's government, radical change begins now

Nizar Hassan

Good riddance to Lebanon's government, radical change begins now

Comment: Diab's government was built to fail and based on impossible promises. Its resignation is far from enough for a devastated people ...

The New Arab Staff

US extends national emergency for Lebanon citing Hezbollah tensions

The growing power of Hezbollah constitutes an 'extraordinary threat to the national security and foreign policy of the United States', Trump ...

Lebanon: Adrift in stormy seas

Jim Muir

Lebanon: Adrift in stormy seas

Comment: With its currency in free-fall, half the population plunged into poverty, and IMF talks in disarray, Lebanon appears to be lurching ...

Saudi burning record amounts of oil during coronavirus summer

The New Arab Staff

Saudi burning record amounts of oil during coronavirus summer

Saudis are staying at home this summer, as coronavirus continues to spread.

US courts Taliban with vision of Afghan prosperity

The New Arab Staff & Agencies

US courts Taliban with vision of Afghan prosperity

The US highlighted the economic potential of a peaceful Afghanistan in talks with the Taliban

Interview: 'Formal annexation won't change anything on the ground'

Sylvain Cypel

Interview: 'Formal annexation won't change anything on the ground'

Interview: For decades Israel has been informally annexing Palestinian territories, says former Middle East adviser to Barack Obama, Robert ...

The New Arab Staff

US seizes 'human hair' shipment 'made in Uighur camps'

A shipment of almost $1 million worth of hair products were seized by US customs, on suspicions they were made in forced Uighur labour camps.

Gaia Caramazza

Muslim BLM protester 'forced' to remove hijab by police

Alaa Massri, 18, was arrested while protesting at the site of the statues of Christopher Columbus and Juan Ponce de León, which protesters have ...

The New Arab & agencies

Twitter hides 'abusive' Trump tweet targeting protestors

Twitter has hidden an 'abusive' tweet by US President Donald Trump in which he targets protesters.

The New Arab Staff & Agencies

Trump to extend US work visa freeze until year-end

Trump will prolong a ban on US employment permits until the end of 2020, and broaden it to include H-1B visas used widely by tech companies and ...

The Middle East at war with coronavirus: Top stories

The New Arab Staff

The Middle East at war with coronavirus: Top stories

Jordan is trialling electronic bracelets to monitor Covid-19 and rights groups condemned Egypt over detention of medics criticising the ...

The New Arab Staff & Agencies

Qatar Airways says no new planes in 2021

Qatar Airways has decided it will not make any new aircrafts in for the next two years.

Trump's scheming tries to shield US, Israel from accountability

Josh Ruebner

Trump's scheming tries to shield US, Israel from accountability

Comment: Trump's attempt to sanction those investigating US and Israeli war crimes shows a callous willingness to put America and its allies ...

Trump signs <em>order</em> on police reform, doesn’t mention racism

The New Arab Staff & Agencies

Trump signs order on police reform, doesn’t mention racism

Trump and Republicans have been rushing to respond to the mass demonstrations against police brutality and racial prejudice.

The Caesar Act explained: New US sanctions on Syria

Sarah Khalil

The Caesar Act explained: New US sanctions on Syria

The Caesar Act comes into force on Wednesday and may see the Assad regime come under further isolation and economic coercion.

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