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Two Russian journalists were arrested by Turkish police for allegedly filming a drone production unit without permission.

President Erdogan told reporters that with Macron as its president, France is going through a 'very dangerous period'.

Uighur exiles in Turkey 'blackmailed into spying for China'

The New Arab Staff

Uighur exiles in Turkey 'blackmailed into spying for China'

Several Uighurs say they have been pressured to give information on other exiles, according to a new report.

What is driving Saudi Arabia's apparent rapprochement with Turkey?

Ali Bakeer

What is driving Saudi Arabia's apparent rapprochement with Turkey?

Analysis: Biden's policies towards Riyadh, together with how the UAE responds, will play a major role in determining whether Turkish-Saudi ...

European ambassadors 'deeply concerned' by detention of Saudi activists

The New Arab Staff

European ambassadors 'deeply concerned' by detention of Saudi activists

The ambassadors said they are 'deeply concerned' about the activists, highlighting the cases of Loujain Al-Hathloul and Samar Badawi.

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Turkey's new virus figures confirm experts' worst fears

With the government now reporting all positive coronavirus tests, Turkey is one of the worst-hit countries in Europe.

The New Arab Staff

Saudi king 'advised to mend relations with Turkey': report

A senior advisor to King Salman reportedly suggested the kingdom warm up to Turkey as US President-elect Joe Biden is set to take office.

The New Arab Staff

Saudi Arabia formally suspends Turkish meat imports: report

Saudi Arabia's informal boycott of Turkish food products are now reportedly official.

The New Arab Staff & Agencies

Erdogan pushes tough foreign policy despite economic pain

Erdogan's increasingly hawkish foreign policy is rankling Western allies and scaring away investors

Qatar agrees to ten percent stake in Borsa <em>Istanbul</em>

The New Arab Staff

Qatar agrees to ten percent stake in Borsa Istanbul

Qatar and Turkey have signed a number of economic agreements.

Kamal Afzali

The New Arab's top reads on gender-based violence

The New Arab has curated articles shedding powerful light on the pressing issue of gender-based violence across the Middle East, North Africa ...

Jailed Saudi activist’s trial transferred to terrorism court

The New Arab Staff & Agencies

Jailed Saudi activist’s trial transferred to terrorism court

The trial of jailed Saudi womens’ rights activist Loujain Al-Hathloul has been transferred to a court dealing with terrorism cases, her family ...

Hunger-striking Saudi activist's trial resumes Wednesday: family

The New Arab Staff & Agencies

Hunger-striking Saudi activist's trial resumes Wednesday: family

The trial of Loujain Hathloul began in March 2019, but campaigners and her family say court sessions are arbitrarily announced and closed to ...

Afghan peace talks 'close' to breaking deadlock: official

The New Arab Staff & Agencies

Afghan peace talks 'close' to breaking deadlock: official

Talks began in Doha on September 12, but there were soon issues over agenda disagreements, the basic framework of discussions and religious ...

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.

The New Arab Staff & Agencies

Saudi king, Turkish president to 'resolve differences' through dialogue

A phone call between Saudi King Salman and Turkey's President Recep Tayyip Erdogan mulled ways to resolve differences between the two countries.

The New Arab Staff

Saudi King calls Erdogan over G20 plans

King Salman called Erdogan in order to discuss the upcoming G20 Summit, which will be hosted remotely for the first time due to covid-19 ...

Courtney Freer

G20: World leaders will attend, but Riyadh shouldn't rejoice

Comment: Despite calls for boycotting the G20 summit hosted by Saudi Arabia this year, the world will send representatives. But this is not a ...

The New Arab Staff & Agencies

Turkey orders arrest of 101 over alleged PKK links

Authorities accuse the Democratic Society Congress of links to the PKK militant group.

Online G-20 summit uninspiring and 'lacks results' amid coronavirus

The New Arab Staff & Agencies

Online G-20 summit uninspiring and 'lacks results' amid coronavirus

The G20 Summit, which was held on line due to covid social distancing restrictions left much to be desired, as Saudi Arabia's lacklustre human ...

The New Arab Staff

Turkish prosecutors investigate Egypt's Sisi over 'crimes against humanity'

Prosecutors in Istanbul are investigating allegations of torture and crimes against humanity committed by Egypt's president and ...

Greece could be sued over Syrian expulsion to Turkey

The New Arab Staff & Agencies

Greece could be sued over Syrian expulsion to Turkey

A 26-year-old Syrian man said he was illegally expelled from Greece in 2016 whilst searching for his 11-year-old brother.

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

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 ...

Turkey imposes weekend curfews to fight virus

The New Arab Staff & Agencies

Turkey imposes weekend curfews to fight virus

Turkey has imposed restrictions to fight rising Covid-19 infections and growing deaths.

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