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Comment: America must choose whether to accept or resist Trump's vision that casts protesters, not violent police, as the country's evil undoing, writes Khaled Beydoun.

An Arabic fact-checking site has refuted misleading claims by US network Fox News that Qatar is allegedly financing Iran-backed Lebanese militant group Hezbollah.

Iran sanctions aide to ex-US national security adviser

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Iran sanctions aide to ex-US national security adviser

Iran said it has sanctioned an ex-aide to a former US national security adviser who is a senior member of the Washington-based Foundation for Defense of Democracies.

Iran blacklists US-based think-tank over 'economic terrorism'

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Iran blacklists US-based think-tank over 'economic terrorism'

Tehran has blacklisted US-based think-tank the Foundation for Defense of Democracies and ...

Yemen in Focus: Houthis escalate attacks, infiltrate Saudi kingdom

Sana Uqba

Yemen in Focus: Houthis escalate attacks, infiltrate Saudi kingdom

This week we look at Houthi claims of infiltrating the Saudi kingdom, Riyadh's ballistic missile programme, a pause in ...

The New Arab

China 'helping Saudi Arabia develop ballistic missiles' says US

China is helping Saudi Arabia develop ballistic missiles, US intelligence believes.

Mitchell Plitnick

A progressive response to Saudi crimes begins with Yemen

Comment: Calls for Saudi accountability are not enough. Instead, the list of demands must begin, and not end, with ...

The New Arab & agencies

Trump facing pressure over 'too weak' Iran sanctions

Some of Trump's biggest supporters in Congress want the administration to impose "maximum pressure" by cutting Iran off from ...

Ben Armbruster

Defending Saudis on Khashoggi to take down Iran

Comment: DC operators are interested in maintaining the status quo with the Saudi monarchy for one purpose: ...

Israel crushes resistance at home and abroad

David Sheen

Israel crushes resistance at home and abroad

Comment: Leftist Jews in both the US and Israel are coming under harsh attack from Netanyahu's government, writes David Sheen.

Paul R. Pillar

The Khashoggi case and tribalism run amok

Comment: Trump's attitude to the Khashoggi affair rigidly divides the Middle East into purported friends and enemies, writes ...

Islamic Jihad vs Hamas in Gaza

Austin Bodetti

Islamic Jihad vs Hamas in Gaza

Hamas has so far been able to keep its smaller rival in check, but its influence is undeniable, writes Austin Bodetti.

Is <em>the</em> Gulf crisis undermining America's 'war on terror'?

Austin Bodetti

Is the Gulf crisis undermining America's 'war on terror'?

Analysis: Gulf tensions bode ill for the American-led effort to fight terror financing in the Middle East, writes ...

US envoy Haley claims UN exaggerating Palestinian refugee numbers

The New Arab

US envoy Haley claims UN exaggerating Palestinian refugee numbers

US envoy to the UN Nikki Haley has claimed the UNRWA's figures of the number of refugees is ...

Afghanistan awaiting Taliban response to truce offer

The New Arab & agencies

Afghanistan awaiting Taliban response to truce offer

The Taliban is yet to respond to a truce offer proposed by the Afghan government on Sunday, after an extraordinarily violent ...

The New Arab & agencies

Pompeo to urge Iranians abroad to 'support' anti-regime protests

US Secretary of State Mike Pompeo urged members of the Iranian diaspora to "support" protesters in Iran,

Austin Bodetti

Saudi Arabia's non-aggression pact with al-Qaeda in Yemen

Analysis: Saudi Arabia's involvement in the Yemeni civil war has forced it to balance the competing demands of ...

The New Arab & agencies

Tillerson sacking spells further trouble for Iran accord

Tillerson's exit from office may spell further trouble for the fragile nuclear accord as he is replaced by Iran hawk Mike ...

The New Arab

Trump waives Iran nuclear sanctions 'for the last time'

Despite threatening to leave the nuclear deal many times, President Donald Trump has decided to extend sanctions relief for ...

CIA releases vast Bin Laden archive seized in compound

The New Arab & agencies

CIA releases vast Bin Laden archive seized in compound

The CIA has released a vast archive of documents and video seized during the 2011 US raid on a Pakistani compound ...

The New Arab

Saudi Arabia denies 'secret' diplomatic visit to Israel

Saudi Arabia's foreign ministry has denied any of its officials visited Israel, after Israeli media reported Crown Prince Mohammad bin ...

Tillerson's Mideast aim is a Saudi-Iraqi axis against Iran

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Tillerson's Mideast aim is a Saudi-Iraqi axis against Iran

During Tillerson's Middle East visit, he hopes to achieve a new alliance between Saudi Arabia and Iraq that would shut the doors ...

#TweetDeleted: Israel praises Bahrain king over normalisation rumours

Diana Alghoul

#TweetDeleted: Israel praises Bahrain king over normalisation rumours

Israel's ministry of foreign affairs broke diplomatic protocol with a tweet backing rumours that Bahrain's King Hamad bin Isa ...

Bahrain king 'tired <em>of</em> Arab boycott <em>of</em> Israel'

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Bahrain king 'tired of Arab boycott of Israel'

Bahrain's King Hamad bin Isa al-Khalifa has reportedly told a leading US-based Jewish rabbi he would like his country to formally establish ties ...

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