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President Donald Trump appeared poised to win the big prize of Florida in early results from the US presidential elections.

What was not expected immediately was a definitive verdict on whether Trump gets another four years or Biden pushes him out of the White House.

Spanish royal palace confirms that ex-king fled to UAE

The New Arab Staff & Agencies

Spanish royal palace confirms that ex-king fled to UAE

The royal palace in Spain has confirmed previous reports that former King Juan Carlos, who faces corruption allegations, has fled to Abu Dhabi

Disgraced former Spanish king 'hiding in Abu Dhabi'

The New Arab Staff & Agencies

Disgraced former Spanish king 'hiding in Abu Dhabi'

A Spanish newspaper alleges scandal-hit former king Juan Carlos is staying in a $12,000-a-night suite at the Emirates Palace ...

Disgraced former Spanish king 'hiding in Abu Dhabi'

The New Arab Staff

Disgraced former Spanish king 'hiding in Abu Dhabi'

A Spanish newspaper alleges scandal-hit former king Juan Carlos is staying in a $12,000-a-night suite at the Emirates Palace ...

The New Arab Staff & Agencies

Former Spain king leaves country after Saudi corruption allegations

Spain's former king has been dogged by a corruption scandal involving Saudi Arabia.

The New Arab Staff

Former Spanish king faces probe over Saudi kickbacks scandal

Former King Juan Carlos allegedly received $100 million in kickbacks from Saudi Arabia in relation to a multi-billion dollar ...

Paul Iddon

Turkey's ever-growing indigenous arms industry

Ankara is making substantial headway toward making the Turkish armed forces largely indigenous and self-sufficient.

Uri Levy

Asian Cup 2019: Iraq and Iran through to knockouts

The Asian Cup group stage is advancing, with a day with plenty of Middle Eastern football action.

Asia Cup 2019: Middle East teams hopeful for victory

Uri Levy

Asia Cup 2019: Middle East teams hopeful for victory

Twelve nations from the Middle East will compete in the Asian Cup 2019 tournament in the UAE, which kicks off this weekend.

The New Arab

UN conference adopts migration pact despite 'anti-immigrant withdrawals'

Despite a string of withdrawals driven by anti-immigrant populism, a United Nations conference adopted a migration pact in front of leaders and ...

Spain former king criticised for meeting Saudi crown prince

The New Arab & agencies

Spain former king criticised for meeting Saudi crown prince

King Juan Carlos, former Spanish King, was criticised for meeting with the Saudi Crown Prince.

Qatar bests Switzerland: This week in Middle East football

Uri Levy

Qatar bests Switzerland: This week in Middle East football

Qatar's national football team has emerged as the Middle Eastern nation to follow during the 2019 Asian Cup, writes Uri Levy.

'Occupied Minds': Exhibition explores West Bank mental health crisis

The New Arab

'Occupied Minds': Exhibition explores West Bank mental health crisis

Medical charity MSF has launched a new exhibition in Amman to raise awareness about the West Bank's mental health crisis.

Colombia joins most South American countries, recognises Palestinian statehood

The New Arab & agencies

Colombia joins most South American countries, recognises Palestinian statehood

The South American nation had been only one of two nations in the region that had not yet recognised Palestine as an independent state.

Uri Levy

#WorldCup: Wonder Wednesday turns woeful with losing streak

World Cup 2018: Despite strong performances from Saudi Arabia, Morocco, and Iran, the Middle Eastern teams couldn't catch a break in their second round of World Cup games.

Uri Levy

Russia humiliates Saudi Arabia 5-0 in World Cup opener

The Saudi performance was so bad that local press have already discussed whether to sack coach Juan Antonio Pizzi.

Uri Levy

The great guide to Middle East World Cup teams

Five Middle East and North African national teams will play in Russia 2018, the most Middle Eastern World Cup ever.

The New Arab

Don't sell warships to Saudi military, charities urge Spain

The "Arms Under Control" collective called on Spain to halt its planned military deals with Saudi Arabia on Wednesday, during Saudi Prince ...

Jerusalem: Bringing on the apocalypse in a theme park

Hadani Ditmars

Jerusalem: Bringing on the apocalypse in a theme park

World leaders are playing political chess with Jerusalem while Disneyfying its history, notes Hadani Ditmars.

Hadani Ditmars

O Jerusalem: The apocalypse returns in a theme park

Jerusalem is once again under the international spotlight, but the tensions between Palestinians and Israelis in the city were not always so ...

Spain's King Felipe makes royal visit to Saudi Arabia

The New Arab & agencies

Spain's King Felipe makes royal visit to Saudi Arabia

The kings of Saudi Arabia and Spain are set to meet in Riyadh, as Madrid attempts to sell warships to Riyadh.

Could royal family ties close Madrid, Riyadh warship deal?

The New Arab & agencies

Could royal family ties close Madrid, Riyadh warship deal?

In-depth: Madrid - currently the seventh-largest arms exporter in the world - seeks to close a lucrative deal to sell warships to Riyadh, much ...

Gibraltar, Ceuta and Melilla: Spain's unequal sovereignty disputes

Samir Bennis

Gibraltar, Ceuta and Melilla: Spain's unequal sovereignty disputes

Comment: Spain cannot call to regain its sovereignty over Gibraltar, while in parallel refusing Morocco's legitimate right to its sovereignty ...

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