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Ilhan Omar criticised the Biden administration for its refugee decisions, and for reportedly continuing construction of the controversial Mexico border wall.

The Abu Dhabi-based airline is the latest to provide direct flights between the two countries, which normalised ties last year.

Refugee families urge Biden to keep admissions promise

The New Arab Staff & Agencies

Refugee families urge Biden to keep admissions promise

The Biden administration is being called on to live up to the guarantees it made to the families of refugees and boost admissions.

Why Baghdad's new visa system could emulate Kurdistan's success

Paul Iddon

Why Baghdad's new visa system could emulate Kurdistan's success

In-depth: Baghdad once sought to abolish the KRG's comparably liberal visa system. Now, new reforms will make it easier for foreign visitors to ...

Death toll from fighting Darfur rises to 50

The New Arab Staff & Agencies

Death toll from fighting Darfur rises to 50

50 people have been killed in four days of violence in Sudan's Darfur.

The New Arab Staff & Agencies

Search for survivors of Bangladesh ferry disaster called off

Authorities have called off the search for survivors of a disastrous ferry accident in Bangladesh.

The New Arab Staff & Agencies

Mozambique army says 'significant' number of IS-linked militants killed

Mozambique's army is on the verge of regaining control of the gas hub of Palma from IS-linked militants.

The New Arab Staff & Agencies

Dozens killed in Mozambique Islamist attack: government

Dozens of people were killed in the coordinated jihadist attacks in northern Mozambique's Palma town, four days after the rescue raid as ...

Faisal Ali

Turkey's growing influence in the Horn of Africa

Analysis: In the last decade, Turkey has moved from being a peripheral country with little presence in the Horn of Africa to one of the region's ...

Saudi ceasefire proposal clearly designed to appease the US

Annelle Sheline

Saudi ceasefire proposal clearly designed to appease the US

Comment: If the Saudis and US are actually dedicated to ending the war, they should put aside ceasefire theatrics and start by lifting the ...

The New Arab Staff & Agencies

Saudi ceasefire plan unlikely to pause Yemen war: analysts

Saudi officials are engaging in back-channel talks with Houthi rebels, but observers say a lasting ceasefire is unlikely to materialise.

Israel's Netanyahu promises direct <em>flights</em> to Saudi Arabia

The New Arab Staff

Israel's Netanyahu promises direct flights to Saudi Arabia

The Israeli premier made the pledge as part of his campaign to win reelection.

Travel ban strands Algerians for weeks at Paris airport

The New Arab Staff & Agencies

Travel ban strands Algerians for weeks at Paris airport

Algerians who had been seeking to fly from London to Algiers via Paris but are now stuck in Charles de Gaulle airport on the northern outskirts ...

Houthi offensive threatens camps of Yemenis who fled war

The New Arab Staff & Agencies

Houthi offensive threatens camps of Yemenis who fled war

A fierce offensive by Iran-backed Houthi rebels in Yemen’s Marib province is threatening the camps of people already displaced by war.

UAE-Netanyahu meeting shelved as Israeli PM irks Abu Dhabi

The New Arab Staff

UAE-Netanyahu meeting shelved as Israeli PM irks Abu Dhabi

Abu Dhabi is reportedly outraged with Netanyahu's use of UAE-Israel ties to boost his election prospects.

The New Arab Staff

Gantz slams Netanyahu over tit-for-tat airspace spat with Jordan

The Israeli defence minister accused Netanyahu of endangering Israel's national security.

The New Arab Staff

Flights resume between rival Libya cities after 7 years

Flights between Benghazi and Misrata have restarted following advances in the peace process and political appointments.

The New Arab Staff & Agencies

Iran's Revolutionary Guard says airplane hijacking disrupted

The Guard's announcement did not identify the suspect and only said the hijacker sought to divert the flight to the "southern shores of the ...

Brooke Anderson

Hundreds of refugees unbooked from resettlement flights to US

Hundreds of refugees were forced to unbook or delay their flights last week, agencies assisting with their resettlement said.

Yemen's Houthi rebels claim missile hits Saudi oil facility

The New Arab Staff & Agencies

Yemen's Houthi rebels claim missile hits Saudi oil facility

A Houthi military spokesman tweeted an image that matched Aramco's North Jeddah Bulk Plant, saying the rebels had fired a new Quds-2 cruise ...

The New Arab Staff

Islamist party says not responsible for Morocco-Israel normalisation

Abdelilah Benkirane said that his Justice and Development Party, which currently holds the Moroccan premiership, did not make the decision to ...

Egypt says Russian <em>flights</em> to Sinai resorts to resume

The New Arab Staff & Agencies

Egypt says Russian flights to Sinai resorts to resume

Russia will resume flights to Egypt's Sinai resorts after the lifting of a ban imposed following a 2015 attack on a Russian jet.

UAE dismantles Eritrea base

The New Arab Staff & Agencies

UAE dismantles Eritrea base

A military base in Assab is being dismantled by the UAE as it winds down its involvement in the deadly war in Yemen.

UAE aviation agency clears Boeing 737 Max

The New Arab Staff & Agencies

UAE aviation agency clears Boeing 737 Max

The UAE’s General Civil Aviation Authority has cleared the crash-prone Boeing 737 Max for operations.

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