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Following the failure of an appeal against the acquittal of the mastermind behind Daniel Pearls’ kidnapping and murder, the White House has expressed its outrage.

US military prosecutors filed charges against an Indonesian Islamic extremist and two others in the 2002 Bali bombings and 2003 Jakarta attacks.

Family praises Pakistan to stop Daniel Pearl murderers release

The New Arab Staff & Agencies

Family praises Pakistan to stop Daniel Pearl murderers release

'We are heartened to hear that the government of Pakistan is filing an appeal against the release order so that our son's murderers will remain in jail' Pearl's father said

Pakistan court orders release of mastermind behind Pearl murder

The New Arab Staff & Agencies

Pakistan court orders release of mastermind behind Pearl murder

Sindh High Court found "no valid reason" for the continued detention of British-born Ahmed Omar Saeed Sheikh and his co-defendants, ...

GCC 'looks forward to normal relations' soon: Kuwait FM

The New Arab Staff

GCC 'looks forward to normal relations' soon: Kuwait FM

The GCC is looking forward to resuming normal relations between member states in the near future, Kuwait's Foreign Minister Sabah ...

The New Arab Staff & Agencies

Kuwait forms cabinet with new oil, finance ministers

Kuwait's new government, whose formation was due after parliamentary elections earlier this month, has 10 new faces.

The New Arab Staff & Agencies

Saudi wealth fund 'shopping spree' disguises economic pain

Amid its worst economic crisis in decades, the seemingly contradictory state policy to splurge billions on overseas assets is raising eyebrows.

The New Arab & agencies

Pakistan re-arrests men acquitted in Daniel Pearl murder

After a court acquitted four men over the murder of US journalist Daniel Pearl, Pakistani authorities ordered their detention and seek to ...

The New Arab & agencies

Pakistan overturns Briton's death sentence in US journalist murder

British-born Omar Sheikh is set to be released from Pakistani prison after his sentence was overturned amid claims he was wrongly ...

'Defiant' CIA waterboarding expert James Mitchell testifies at Guantanamo

The New Arab

'Defiant' CIA waterboarding expert James Mitchell testifies at Guantanamo

A former air force psychologist who helped create the CIA's brutal and controversial interrogation program testified at Guantanamo Bay, where he ...

The New Arab & agencies

Pakistan's Khan cancels trip to Malaysia following 'Saudi pressure'

Imran Khan will be absent from the the Kuala Lumpur Summit under pressure from Saudi Arabia, who see the summit as threatening their dominance ...

Yemen in Focus: Talks all round signal positive step

Sana Uqba

Yemen in Focus: Talks all round signal positive step

This week we focus on dialogue among conflicting parties, talks of truce and a Houthi attack on Sudanese soldiers.

Saudi Arabia, UAE discuss Yemen after Houthi truce offer

The New Arab

Saudi Arabia, UAE discuss Yemen after Houthi truce offer

Saudi's deputy defence minister and Abu Dhabi's crown prince discussed military cooperation following a positive response by Riyadh to a truce ...

REVEALED: Sudan's first post-Bashir cabinet with four women ministers

The New Arab

REVEALED: Sudan's first post-Bashir cabinet with four women ministers

Sudan's new Prime Minister Abdalla Hamdok is reportedly due to announce the transitional cabinet on Thursday evening.

Trial date set for 9/11 plotters at Guantanamo: report

The New Arab & agencies

Trial date set for 9/11 plotters at Guantanamo: report

Alleged 9/11 plotter Khalid Sheikh Mohammed and four others held at the Guantanamo Bay prison camp will go on trial ...

Giorgio Cafiero and Khalid al-Jaber

The UAE and Iran's Maritime Talks

Comment: The UAE is seeking dialogue with Iran to better manage the risks of a major conflict erupting in the Arabian Gulf, write Giorgio Cafiero and Khalid al-Jaber.

The New Arab

Alleged 9/11 mastermind could help families in Saudi lawsuit

The alleged mastermind of the 9/11 attacks may agree to help the victims open a lawsuit against Saudi Arabia if the US spares him the death ...

The New Arab

Trump appoints spokesperson who claimed Obama has 'Muslim loyalties'

'The question is: can he be both loyal to Islam and loyal to the United States?' she once wrote about Obama.

The New Arab

Saudi's MbS lashes out at Iran over tanker attacks

Mohammed bin Salman warned he "won't hesitate" to tackle any threats to the kingdom, in the first public comments by the Saudi crown ...

Mecca summits will not end the Gulf crisis

Khalid al-Jaber and Giorgio Cafiero

Mecca summits will not end the Gulf crisis

Comment: The Saudi-led blockade is still in place, and unless it is lifted, Qatar is unlikely to seek much goodwill from the Saudi leadership, ...

Katy Stone

Eighteen years after 9/11, what's going on in Guantanamo?

Dispatches from Guantanamo: A week at the pre-trial 9/11 hearings brings the challenges of the remote island war court sharply into focus.

Secret tapes of calls between alleged 9/11 plotters emerge

Katy Stone

Secret tapes of calls between alleged 9/11 plotters emerge

Dispatches from Guantanamo: US kept recordings about 9/11 secret until handing them in 2016 to alleged plotters' defence teams, prompting ...

Qatar says GCC 'needs teeth' to survive regional challenges Qatar says GCC 'needs teeth' to survive regional challenges

The New Arab

Qatar says GCC 'needs teeth' to survive regional challenges

Qatar says it remains committed to the GCC, despite a blockade by some members of the Gulf bloc.

Pro-Saudi bloc sore as Qatar emir shuns Riyadh meeting

The New Arab & agencies

Pro-Saudi bloc sore as Qatar emir shuns Riyadh meeting

The absence of Qatar's Sheikh Tamim bin Hamad al-Thani underlined the simmering crisis facing the Gulf Cooperation Council.

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