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The recent Saudi media escalation against Turkey coincides with a growing list of internal problems for Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman.

Saudi Arabia's Grand Mufti said that Muslims must perform Ramadan's 'Taraweeh' and Eid prayers from home.

Muslim women writers who are changing the narrative

Sumaiyya Naseem

Muslim women writers who are changing the narrative

#IWD2020: For International Women's Day we list some female Muslim writers who are fighting the system back with words by contributing stories that offer a more honest perspective.

Kardashian friend to help Saudi Arabia buy Newcastle United

The New Arab

Kardashian friend to help Saudi Arabia buy Newcastle United

A friend of Kim Kardashian is working with Saudi Arabia's sovereign wealth fund to buy Newcastle football club.

Sudan's rapprochement with Israel exposes weakness of democratic transition

Mel Plant

Sudan's rapprochement with Israel exposes weakness of democratic transition

A secretive meeting between Israel's Netanyahu and Sudan's Burhan has put the nature of the country's transitional government under the ...

The New Arab

Saudi Arabia calls for UN investigation over Aramco attacks

Saudi Arabia has been criticised over its call for an international investigation into the attacks on its oil facilities after previously rejecting UN investigations into Yemen and the Khashoggi murder.

Stasa Salacanin

Drinking water a major conflict deterrence factor in Gulf

Large parts of the population in Gulf countries are dependent on desalination for their drinking water, but high tensions in the region openly ...

The New Arab

FIFA slams 'ongoing theft' by Saudi-based beoutQ of streaming

FIFA, UEFA, the AFC and European football leagues has called on the Saudi government to act on the pirate broadcaster.

Malia Bouattia

As Algerians, we stand with Sudan

Comment: Algerian protesters have made it clear that both countries' revolutions are part of one and the same struggle for freedom and against ...

The Kushner Bahrain ordeal: Why are the Palestinians boycotting?

Khalil E. Jahshan

The Kushner Bahrain ordeal: Why are the Palestinians boycotting?

Comment: The Manama economic workshop will function as an opportunity to normalise Israeli violations, little wonder the Palestinians are ...

The New Arab

Saudi 'punks' deface priceless ancient rock art in Hail

The ancient Thamudic inscriptions, the oldest script of the Arabian peninsula, were defaced by Saudi vandals in the Hail region.

Sculpture showing <em>KSA</em> flag pulled from World Trade Centre

The New Arab & agencies

Sculpture showing KSA flag pulled from World Trade Centre

A sculpture showing Saudi Arabia's flag is being removed from the World Trade Centre.

UAE warns against 'destabilising' Saudi Arabia over Khashoggi case

The New Arab & agencies

UAE warns against 'destabilising' Saudi Arabia over Khashoggi case

The UAE has taken Saudi Arabia's side in a dispute over the alleged murder of journalist Jamal Khashoggi.

US Navy seizes shipment of arms off Yemen coast

The New Arab

US Navy seizes shipment of arms off Yemen coast

More than 1,000 AK-47 rifles were among a cache of arms seized by the US Navy off the coast of Yemen.

Imprisoned women activists betray real Saudi 'vision'

Sarah Al-Otaibi

Imprisoned women activists betray real Saudi 'vision'

Comment: Until male guardianship is abolished, lifting the driving ban amounts to little more than a cosmetic rebranding effort, writes Sarah ...

The New Arab & agencies

UN finds evidence of Iran link to Yemen missiles

A UN panel has found evidence that weaponry was transferred from Iran to Yemen after an arms embargo was imposed in 2015.

Jonathan Fenton-Harvey

Saudi Arabia and UAE's dangerous rivalry over Yemen

Analysis: Saudi Arabia and the UAE may be coalition partners providing military support to Yemen's Hadi, but their alliance is mostly one of ...

The New Arab

Pakistan to send thousands of troops to Saudi Arabia

Pakistan will deploy soldiers to Saudi Arabia to help train troops in the kingdom, but the decision has led to a backlash back home.

The New Arab

Saudi Arabia 'must be suspended from Human Rights Council'

Legal campaigners Lord Ken Macdonald QC and Rodney Dixon QC maintain Riyadh's arbitrary detentions and torture are a matter for international ...

Tensions simmer between Yemen's government and southern secessionists

Khalid Al-Karimi

Tensions simmer between Yemen's government and southern secessionists

In-depth: A huge cash injection and a new budget are signs of promise in the war-torn country, but old divisions threaten to undermine any ...

The New Arab & agencies

Detained Saudi billionaire prince sells stake in Beirut hotel

Saudi tycoon Prince AlWaleed bin Talal's investment company Kingdom Holding has reportedly sold its stake in Beirut's Four Seasons Hotel.

The only hope for Yemen lies beyond its capital

Nadia al-Sakkaf

The only hope for Yemen lies beyond its capital

Comment: Yemen's future will have to be built on the inkspot military strategy, which depends on small yet growing peace hubs beyond the main ...

Kuwait slaps blogger who insulted <em>KSA</em> with five-year sentence

The New Arab

Kuwait slaps blogger who insulted KSA with five-year sentence

Kuwait sentenced a blogger to five years in prison for allegedly insulting Saudi Arabia.

Saleh's death, checkmate

Afrah Nasser

Saleh's death, checkmate

Comment: Saleh's death causes us to revisit the injustices that led Yemenis to rise up in 2011, writes Afrah Nasser.

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