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Analysis: Political and business relations between Serbia and the United Arab Emirates are marked by opacity and secrecy.

The WHO chief took on so-called "vaccine diplomacy" on Monday, slamming countries for using Covid-19 jabs to gain competitive advantage rather than engaging in true cooperation to end the pandemic.

UAE bars travellers from Bangladesh, Pakistan, Nepal, Sri Lanka

The New Arab Staff & Agencies

UAE bars travellers from Bangladesh, Pakistan, Nepal, Sri Lanka

India's Covid-19 surge has spread very quickly to its neighbouring countries.

India deaths top 4,000 amid vaccine export limits debate

The New Arab Staff & Agencies

India deaths top 4,000 amid vaccine export limits debate

More than 4,000 daily Covid-19 deaths have now been recorded in India as French President Emmanuel Macron urged for an end to vaccine export ...

EU invites 'concrete' US plan on lifting vaccine patents

The New Arab Staff & Agencies

EU invites 'concrete' US plan on lifting vaccine patents

The European Union pushed Washington for a proposal to export Covid-19 vaccines on Saturday, as the debate over accessibility continues.

The New Arab Staff

UK aid cuts risks famine for Yemeni children: charity

Save the Children has slammed the UK's aid strategy as 'inconsistent' as London plans to slash budgets by as much as 80 percent.

Tahir Hussain Sofi

India caught in catastrophe: Covid-19 tsunami causes healthcare collapse

As India descends into further chaos, the lack of oxygen and adequate healthcare provisions have elevated doctors to the status of 'demi-gods'. ...

Diana Alghoul

Changing narratives and fostering inclusion with Yalla! Let's Talk

Yalla! Let's Talk is a platform made by Arabs that found success by creating a safe space for people from all walks of the community.

The New Arab Staff & Agencies

US backs Covid-19 vaccine patent waiver

The US has announced a waiver on Covid-19 vaccine patents, opening the door for vaccines to be produced in developing nations.

Drought-hit Jordan 'critical' as water sources dry up

The New Arab Staff & Agencies

Drought-hit Jordan 'critical' as water sources dry up

Drought in Jordan is continuing to affect the crops and livelihoods of farmers, who are hoping for rain.

Malia Bouattia

Why the local also matters this Ramadan

Comment: This Ramadan, let's address issues close to home, such as supporting victims of racist policies and policing, writes Malia Bouattia.

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 ...

Biden quadruples Trump refugee cap after delay backlash

The New Arab Staff & Agencies

Biden quadruples Trump refugee cap after delay backlash

After delaying replacement of the record-low ceiling set by his predecessor, President Biden has raised the America's cap on refugee admissions ...

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

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 ...

US, UK reject reports of prisoner deal with Iran

The New Arab Staff & Agencies

US, UK reject reports of prisoner deal with Iran

In a meeting ahead of the 47th G7 summit, Washington and London's top diplomats denied prospects of a breakthrough in a prisoner swap deal with ...

Jeffrey D. Sachs

Share the intellectual property on Covid-19

Comment: Intellectual property must serve the global good, rather than humanity serving the interests of a few private companies, writes Jeffrey D. Sachs.

The New Arab Staff & Agencies

Blinken in UK as G7 FMs resume in-person talks

Britain this week hosts the first face-to-face meeting of G7 foreign ministers in two years which will be joined by Antony Blinken

The New Arab Staff

Egypt registers 'world record' of Covid deaths among doctors

Sixty-one doctors have died from coronavirus since the start of April, the Egyptian Medical Syndicate announced this week.

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 ...

UK to cut <em>global</em> polio fund by 95 percent

The New Arab Staff

UK to cut global polio fund by 95 percent

The decision to cut funding for the Global Polio Eradication Initiative by 95 percent was revealed in a leaked memo.

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 stake.

Will the US really withdraw troops from Iraq?

Brooke Anderson

Will the US really withdraw troops from Iraq?

Analysis: Since the 2003 invasion of Iraq, the US has repeatedly pledged to leave, each time resulting in broken promises, renegotiations and in ...

<em>Pandemic</em> aid begins to arrive in Covid-stricken India

The New Arab Staff & Agencies

Pandemic aid begins to arrive in Covid-stricken India

The first emergency medical supplies arrived in India on Tuesday as part of a global campaign to staunch a catastrophic wave in the ...

British Muslims forge digital pathways to family during Ramadan

Narjas Zatat

British Muslims forge digital pathways to family during Ramadan

Muslims across the UK are observing the month of Ramadan in the absence of familial traditions due to Covid-19 restrictions, but they're using ...

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