The New Arab Logo

Breaking News

Through a raft of executive orders, President Joe Biden committed the United States to tackling the climate crisis.

US President Joe Biden signed a series of executive orders to reverse decisions by his predecessor Donald Trump, including the ban on entries from mostly Muslim-majority countries.

With Biden, Britain's Brexiteers lose cheerleader

The New Arab Staff & Agencies

With Biden, Britain's Brexiteers lose cheerleader

Brexiteers will be waving goodbye to a US led by Donald Trump, as Joe Biden is set to take over.

Will Biden's presidency affect Iran's influence in Latin America?

Paul McLoughlin

Will Biden's presidency affect Iran's influence in Latin America?

In-depth: The Biden administration could reset caustic ties with Iran, but how will that affect Tehran's budding relations with socialist Latin ...

For Palestinians, Secretary Blinken is precious little to celebrate

Ramona Wadi

For Palestinians, Secretary Blinken is precious little to celebrate

Comment: Secretary of State Blinken will likely bring an 'acceptable' veneer to US enabling of Israel, but little concrete change, writes Ramona ...

The New Arab Staff & Agencies

Trump agrees to Biden transition - but not conceding

Trump acknowledged it was time for the General Services Administration to "do what needs to be done."

The New Arab Staff & Agencies

Biden taps Blinken for top diplomat

Biden picked longtime foreign policy advisor Antony Blinken to be his secretary of state.

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.

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 ...

Next US leader 'must cede' to Iran demands: Rouhani

The New Arab Staff & Agencies

Next US leader 'must cede' to Iran demands: Rouhani

The next US president must cede to the demands of Iran, President Hassan Rouhani said on Tuesday.

The New Arab Staff & Agencies

Needing election boost, Trump prepares to dominate party convention

President Donald Trump will seek to revive his re-election hopes this week at the Republican Party's largely online convention.

US calls for extending UN Arms Embargo on Iran

The New Arab Staff & Agencies

US calls for extending UN Arms Embargo on Iran

The United States has put forward a resolution to extend the embargo on conventional weapons but faces opposition from veto-wielding Russia and ...

Afghanistan rivals end months-long feud with power-sharing deal

The New Arab & agencies

Afghanistan rivals end months-long feud with power-sharing deal

A power-sharing deal in Afghanistan has brought to an end months of feuding between Ashraf Ghani and Abdullah Abdullah.

A job or a calling? Human rights in Egypt

Bahey el-Din Hassan

A job or a calling? Human rights in Egypt

Comment: Founder of the Cairo Institute for Human Rights Studies, Bahey el-Din Hassan takes a in-depth look at the personalities and debates ...

Report on Assad chemical attacks, too little, too late

Sam Hamad

Report on Assad chemical attacks, too little, too late

Comment: For the victims of Assad's chemical warfare, the damage inflicted by these attacks, and by the Russian propaganda surrounding them, has ...

The New Arab & agencies

US cuts $1bn in Afghan aid over leaders' deadlock

Secretary of State Mike Pompeo said Monday the US was cutting $1 billion in aid to Afghanistan, voicing disappointment over rival leaders failure to form an inclusive government.

The New Arab

41 deaths reported as coronavirus spreads to 11 countries

The viral coronavirus has spread to at least 11 countries and killed 41 people, authorities confirmed on Saturday.

The New Arab

Iranian student studying in Boston denied entry to US

The US and Iran are teetering on the edge after the former country ordered the killing of commander Qasem Soleimani, and it appears Iranian ...

The New Arab & agencies

State Department probe faults Iran envoy on employee removal

Donald Trump's appointees at the State Department discriminated against an Iranian-American employee because of her national heritage, the ...

Johnson considering plan to send British troops to Yemen

The New Arab

Johnson considering plan to send British troops to Yemen

Prime Minister Boris Johnson has remained supportive of a plan to send British troops to Yemen.

Sami Rahman

Who are the Squad and what do they represent?

Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez, Ilhan Omar, Ayanna Pressley and Rashida Tlaib – also known as the Squad – have all been targets of Trump's series of ...

Iran's 'farcical' series retells story of detained WaPo journalist

The New Arab & agencies

Iran's 'farcical' series retells story of detained WaPo journalist

'Gando' offers a farcical fever dream of conspiracies, from a chador-wearing sniper opening fire to a White House infiltrated by a blond Iranian ...

British women kicked off Turkey flight after anti-Muslim rant

The New Arab

British women kicked off Turkey flight after anti-Muslim rant

Two British women have been thrown out of a Thomas Cook flight from Turkey to London’s Gatwick Airport after calling Muslim passengers in ...

Trump warns Iran sanctions will 'soon be increased substantially'

The New Arab & agencies

Trump warns Iran sanctions will 'soon be increased substantially'

President Donald Trump warned that sanctions against Iran would soon be 'increased substantially' after Tehran said it had exceeded a limit on ...

Most Popular

Most Popular