The New Arab Logo

Breaking News

France's Muslim federations agreed Sunday on a "charter of principles" requested by President Emmanuel Macron in his bid to eradicate sectarianism and extremism.

The French interior minister announced the closure of nine Muslim places of worship, one day before he met with French Muslim leaders to discuss a controversial new bill.

Global Covid-19 death toll passes two million

The New Arab Staff & Agencies

Global Covid-19 death toll passes two million

The global Covid-19 death toll has passed two million.

'Dear Tayyip': Macron and Erdogan exchange letters

The New Arab Staff & Agencies

'Dear Tayyip': Macron and Erdogan exchange letters

French President Emmanuel Macron and Turkey's Recep Tayyip Erdogan have exchanged letters in which they agreed to resume talks aimed at ...

Five civilians killed in Algeria bomb blast: ministry

The New Arab Staff & Agencies

Five civilians killed in Algeria bomb blast: ministry

Five civilians in eastern Algeria were killed by a homemade roadside bomb.

The New Arab Staff & Agencies

WHO holds emergency meeting over virus variants

The committee normally gathers every three months but the WHO brought the meeting forward to discuss the mutations.

The New Arab Staff & Agencies

Where are the cronies of Tunisia's Ben Ali today?

Ten years after the Tunisian revolution toppled Tunisian dictator Zine El Abidine Ben Ali, few of his relatives have faced justice.

The New Arab Staff

France deploys carrier to eastern Mediterranean in 'anti-IS operation'

France's Charles de Gaulle aircraft carrier was deployed to the eastern Mediterranean, Paris confirmed.

The New Arab Staff & Agencies

France opens investigation into 'UAE donations' to Le Pen

The French judiciary has opened an investigation allegations that Marie Le Pen received funding from the UAE during her 2017 election ...

Ghosn meeting with <em>French</em> investigators postponed: lawyers

The New Arab Staff & Agencies

Ghosn meeting with French investigators postponed: lawyers

French and Lebanese investigative judges as well as the defence lawyers postponed a meeting with Carlos Ghosn

The New Arab Staff & Agencies

Erdogan says wants EU ties 'back on track'

Erdogan said he wanted to improve relations with the European Union and hoped the bloc will follow too.

Muslim app sold data to US government-linked firm

The New Arab Staff

Muslim app sold data to US government-linked firm

Salaat First had been downloaded by more than 10 million times on Android.

Yemen's Houthis defiant as US labels rebels 'terrorists'

The New Arab Staff & Agencies

Yemen's Houthis defiant as US labels rebels 'terrorists'

Yemen's Houthis were defiant after Washington said it will designate the Iran-backed rebels as terrorists, a last-ditch move under President ...

Armenian leader says Karabakh conflict unresolved

The New Arab Staff & Agencies

Armenian leader says Karabakh conflict unresolved

Armenia's Prime Minister Nikol Pashinyan insisted that key issues surrounding the conflict over Nagorno-Karabakh were in limbo, in a rare ...

UK to ban China imports 'linked to Uighur camps'

The New Arab Staff & Agencies

UK to ban China imports 'linked to Uighur camps'

British Foreign Minister Dominic Raab's proposals will likely fall short of sanctioning Chinese officials linked to Uighur re-education camps ...

The New Arab Staff

Uproar in Iran over banning of British, American vaccines

Iranian medics sent an open letter to President Hassan Rouhani urging the government to stop politicising the coronavirus crisis after British and American vaccines were banned in the Islamic Republic.

The New Arab Staff & Agencies

Iran warns against interference over seized SKorea ship

The Islamic Revolutionary Guard Corps seized the Hankuk Chemi and arrested its multinational crew of 20 near the strategic Strait of Hormuz one ...

The New Arab Staff & Agencies

Egypt hosts talks to revive Israel-Palestinian dialogue

Jordan's Foreign Minister, joined by Egyptian, French and German counterparts, said that if the two-state solution fails, the world ...

The New Arab Staff

Cuba to test Covid vaccine in hard-hit Iran

Iran is due to test Covid-19 vaccines developed by Cuba, authorities announced, after an agreement was signed by state-run Finlay Vaccine ...

Twitter removes Khamenei vaccine tweet for 'violating' rules

The New Arab Staff & Agencies

Twitter removes Khamenei vaccine tweet for 'violating' rules

The US social media company announced a policy in December to crack down on what it described as potentially "false or misleading information" ...

The New Arab Staff & Agencies

Lebanon's Hariri pays unannounced visit to Erdogan

Lebanon's Prime Minister-designate Saad Hariri paid an unannounced visit to Turkey to meet with President Recep Tayyip Erdogan.

Spain FM calls for easing of tensions with Turkey

The New Arab Staff & Agencies

Spain FM calls for easing of tensions with Turkey

Spanish ministers have revealed that diplomatic relations with Turkey are improving.

Morocco arrests Lebanese man for alleged fraud, identity theft

The New Arab Staff

Morocco arrests Lebanese man for alleged fraud, identity theft

The Lebanese national is alleged to have used stolen passports to garner the trust of his victims.

Migrant channel crossings, attempts surge in 2020: France

The New Arab Staff & Agencies

Migrant channel crossings, attempts surge in 2020: France

In France nearly 10,000 migrants attempted to cross the border.

Most Popular

Most Popular