The New Arab Logo

Breaking News

Analysis: Biden's relationship with Israel could be tested over Iran, but the president-elect's proclivity for a paradigm shift or a reversal of Trump's anti-Palestinian policies appears rather limited.

A WHO official said that Gaza's hospital would be unable to care for critical cases 'within a week'.

Syria Insight: What to expect under the Biden administration

Paul McLoughlin

Syria Insight: What to expect under the Biden administration

After Joe Biden's election win, Syrians are waiting for signs that he will take a more considered approach towards the country's civil war.

Pompeo's strange farewell tour, full of symbolism and silence

The New Arab Staff & Agencies

Pompeo's strange farewell tour, full of symbolism and silence

The trip opened with 54 hours in Paris in which he appeared for a total of one minute in public.

US attack risks 'full-fledged war', says adviser to Khamenei

The New Arab Staff & Agencies

US attack risks 'full-fledged war', says adviser to Khamenei

An adviser to Iran's supreme leader has warned that any American attack on the Islamic Republic could set off a "full-fledged war" in the Middle ...

Hugh Lovatt

Don't look to Washington for peace in Israel-Palestine

Analysis: The Palestinian leadership must escape the illusion that Biden will significantly challenge Israeli policy, let alone deliver Palestinian statehood.

The New Arab Staff & Agencies

Biden speaks to Trump allies Netanyahu, Modi

US President-elect Joe Biden held his first talks since his victory with the prime ministers of Israel and India.

The New Arab Staff & Agencies

Palestinians say restoring cooperation with Israel

The announcement comes as Palestinians have welcomed the victory of Joe Biden, who has pledged to restore US opposition to Israel building ...

The New Arab Staff & Agencies

Obama in book wrestles with 'messy' Arab Spring choices

Pressuring Egypt's Hosni Mubarak to resign while remaining passive on Bahrain as it suppressed protesters was an inconsistency for which he had ...

Obama's new book suggests bullying campaign by pro-Israel lobby

The New Arab Staff

Obama's new book suggests bullying campaign by pro-Israel lobby

In his new book, Obama reveals that he was "on the receiving end" of a "whisper campaign" that portrayed him as "insufficiently supportive - or ...

The New Arab Staff & Agencies

Pompeo heads to see allies turning page on Trump

With President Donald Trump refusing to concede and making unsubstantiated claims of fraud, Mike Pompeo, one of his most loyal aides, has dug in ...

The future of EU-Israel relations after Biden's victory

Stasa Salacanin

The future of EU-Israel relations after Biden's victory

Analysis: While there are hopes that Joe Biden will revamp transatlantic ties, the EU needs to find its own voice on the ...

Biden will help Saudi normalisation, predicts Gulf-allied rabbi

The New Arab Staff

Biden will help Saudi normalisation, predicts Gulf-allied rabbi

Mark Schneier, a rabbi close to Gulf states, predicted that Joe Biden will continue Trump's process of normalisation.

Israel expedites construction in occupied East Jerusalem

The New Arab Staff

Israel expedites construction in occupied East Jerusalem

Fearing a freeze on settlement construction under a Biden presidency, authorities in Jerusalem have been ordered to usher through controversial ...

Hezbollah's Hassan Nasrallah welcomes Trump <em>election</em> defeat

The New Arab Staff & Agencies

Hezbollah's Hassan Nasrallah welcomes Trump election defeat

Lebanon's Hezbollah has become the latest regional party to welcome the election defeat of Donald Trump/

The New Arab Staff

Gantz approves 1,700 illegal settlements as possible elections loom

Benny Gantz is pushing forward the approval of 1,700 new settlements in the occupied West Bank.

The New Arab Staff

Did Donald Trump unfollow Israel's Netanyahu for congratulating Biden?

Concerns have been raised over the virtual relationship between staunch allies Donald Trump and Benjamin Netanyahu after rumours suggested an ...

Eli Clifton

Trump's megadonors will continue to shape hawkish Republican policy

Comment: The Adelsons might be done with Trump, but they will continue to form the backbone of the GOP's campaign finance apparatus, warns Eli ...

The New Arab Staff

Palestinians in Lebanon rejoice at Trump's presidential defeat

Palestinians in Lebanon had gathered to celebrate Donald Trump's election loss.

UN agency 'lacks funds' to pay full Palestinian salaries

The New Arab Staff & Agencies

UN agency 'lacks funds' to pay full Palestinian salaries

Palestinian staff at United Nations Relief and Works Agency for Palestine Refugees in the Near East (UNRWA) cannot be paid due to a lack of ...

The New Arab Staff & Agencies

Israeli protesters look for inspiration in Biden victory

Protesters. who have been gathering outside Netanyahu's official residence for months, hope that Trump's defeat would spell trouble for the ...

Biden win 'will hasten new <em>Israeli</em> elections': coalition member

The New Arab Staff

Biden win 'will hasten new Israeli elections': coalition member

A senior member of Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu’s parliamentary coalition has said that a win for Joe Biden will hasten new ...

UN condemns <em>Israeli</em> demolition of entire Palestinian village

The New Arab Staff

UN condemns Israeli demolition of entire Palestinian village

UN Secretary General spokesman Stephane Dujarric has strongly condemned Israel's demolition of the Palestinian village of Homsa al-Baqia on ...

Biden and the future of the Middle East's autocrats

Jonathan Fenton-Harvey

Biden and the future of the Middle East's autocrats

Biden has vowed to drastically change America's relationship with Middle Eastern autocracies, so what can the leaders of Egypt, the Gulf and ...

Most Popular

Most Popular