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Turkey's foreign minister has visited Saudi Arabia for the first time since the murder of Jamal Khashoggi at the Saudi consulate in Istanbul in 2018.

Relations between Saudi Arabia and Turkey appear to be on the mend.

Rape and torture of Egypt detainee prompts international outrage

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Rape and torture of Egypt detainee prompts international outrage

At least three of the prisoner's family members have been detained since they published the allegations of sexual assault and torture.

How warming Egypt-Turkey ties could impact the Middle East

Eva J. Koulouriotis

How warming Egypt-Turkey ties could impact the Middle East

Analysis: The beginning of a new chapter in Egypt-Turkey relations could also pave the way for changes in the wider region.

Fears rise for Lebanese musician missing in Saudi Arabia

The New Arab Staff

Fears rise for Lebanese musician missing in Saudi Arabia

Samir Sfeir has reportedly been arresting in Saudi Arabia, on unknown charges.

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Turkey wants to mend ties with Saudi Arabia: spokesperson

Turkey is seeking better ties with Saudi Arabia after recent fall outs.

The New Arab Staff

Jordan in talks with Israeli spyware firm: report

The controversial NSO Group has sold hacking software to countries across the globe, including Saudi Arabia and the UAE.

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Ramadan TV show sparks #MeToo solidarity moment in Egypt

A TV show in Egypt has sparked controversy with a scene depicting the gang-rape of a young women, similar to the real life events during the ...

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Ambassador: UAE played part in India-Pakistan cease-fire

The UAE had previously been linked to a February ceasefire agreement between India and Pakistan over the disputed Kashmir region.

Andrea Bocelli performs in Saudi Unesco World Heritage site

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Andrea Bocelli performs in Saudi Unesco World Heritage site

The singer belted out Leonard Cohen's "Hallelujah" in a duet with his young daughter Virginia at UNESCO World Heritage site Hegra, in the ...

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US 'concerned' over Saudi aid worker's 20-year jail term

The US expressed concern after a Saudi aid worker was sentenced to 20 years in jail.

Hamas launches 'Jerusalem Is Our Promise' election list

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Hamas launches 'Jerusalem Is Our Promise' election list

Hamas has submitted its candidate list for May's Palestinian elections amid Israeli targeting of its leaders.

Israel arrests Hamas leaders in run-up to Palestinian election

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Israel arrests Hamas leaders in run-up to Palestinian election

Israel on Friday launched a new round of arrests of Hamas leaders in the West Bank, ahead of Palestinian elections scheduled for May.

How diaspora activism lives on after the Arab Spring

Jonathan Fenton-Harvey

How diaspora activism lives on after the Arab Spring

In-depth: A decade after the Arab Spring, exiled activists have not given up hope, with groups and individuals working to bring justice and ...

Saudi crown prince served with lawsuit over Khashoggi killing

The New Arab Staff

Saudi crown prince served with lawsuit over Khashoggi killing

A lawsuit filed by Jamal Khashoggi’s fiancée and a US-based NGO has been served to Saudi strongman Mohammed bin Salman, paving the way ...

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First woman elected to Hamas political bureau in Gaza

Jamila Al-Shantee became the 'first woman elected' to the Hamas political bureau in Gaza after internal elections

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Turkey, Egypt resume first diplomatic contacts since 2013

The Turkish foreign minister has announced that Turkey and Egypt have had their first diplomatic contacts since breaking off relations in 2013

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Australia contacts Morocco over preacher's extradition to Saudi Arabia

Osama al-Hasani, 42, is thought to be wanted by Riyadh over his opposition to Saudi Arabia's Salafist brand of Islam.

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Saudi court denies activist's appeal, upholds her travel ban

Saudi Arabia on Wednesday denied the appeal by Loujain Al-Hathloul, one of the kingdom's most prominent political activists, to have ...

Hamas to pick new Gaza chief this week

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Hamas to pick new Gaza chief this week

Hamas is set to elect a new head of their Gaza political branch, a role currently filled by Yahya Sinwar.

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Morocco urged not to extradite Saudi-Australian theologian

Extradition proceedings against Osama al-Hasani began this week.

What lies in store for US-Saudi ties?

Sabena Siddiqui

What lies in store for US-Saudi ties?

Analysis: Biden has softened his tough campaign rhetoric since entering office as the US negotiates its future relationship with Saudi Arabia.

Turkish court rejects adding US report to Khashoggi trial

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Turkish court rejects adding US report to Khashoggi trial

The presiding judge said the addition of the declassified US report would "bring nothing" to Turkey's trial of 26 Saudi suspects for the murder ...

Saudi activist in court for first time since release

The New Arab Staff & Agencies

Saudi activist in court for first time since release

In her first court appearance since her provisional release, Saudi activist Loujain Al-Hathloul appealed restrictions including a ...

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