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Trump's pick for the National Security Education Board has been widely panned by critics who say Sebastian Gorka is a white nationalist with little relevant experience for the role

A fervent supporter of Jewish settlements in the West Bank, the US envoy to Israel has emerged as a central figure in the uncertainty surrounding Israel's annexation plans.

Prominent Israeli journalist, Netanyahu critic, loses TV job

The New Arab Staff & Agencies

Prominent Israeli journalist, Netanyahu critic, loses TV job

Barak Ravid, Channel 13 TV’s diplomatic correspondent, is among nearly 40 people that have been dismissed from the station, Israeli media reported.

Interview: 'Formal annexation won't change anything on the ground'

Sylvain Cypel

Interview: 'Formal annexation won't change anything on the ground'

Interview: For decades Israel has been informally annexing Palestinian territories, says former Middle East adviser to Barack Obama, Robert ...

Thanks to Ocasio-Cortez, Congress could finally hold Israel accountable

Josh Ruebner

Thanks to Ocasio-Cortez, Congress could finally hold Israel accountable

Comment: Rep. Ocasio-Cortez is showing real leadership by firmly grounding her opposition to Israeli annexation in Palestinian human and ...

The New Arab Staff & Agencies

Lebanese-American UAE adviser sentenced over child sex charges

Lebanese-American businessman George Nader, an unofficial liaison between top US and Middle Eastern officials, was sentenced to 10 years in prison in his latest child sex case.

The New Arab Staff

Trump mulls ending congressional review of foreign arms sales

Donald Trump may put an end to a decades-long practise of reviewing arms sales to foreign governments over humanitarian concerns.

The New Arab Staff

White House undecided on annexation as delegation visits Israel

US officials are still undecided about whether to back Israel's annexation of West Bank land after three days of talks, as US diplomats head to ...

The New Arab Staff

Trump to make big announcement on West Bank annexation

When asked about Israel's annexation of the West Bank, President Trump's senior advisor Kellyanne Conway said she would leave it to the ...

Top Turkish official denounces Bolton memoir

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Top Turkish official denounces Bolton memoir

John Bolton's claimed in his memoir that Donald Trump sought to interfere in an investigation into a Turkish state-owned bank.

The New Arab Staff

Trump prepared to 'support Israeli attack on Iran': Bolton

Bolton was fired by Trump as National Security Adviser almost a year ago.

Netanyahu doubted Kushner’s ability to lead peace plan: Bolton

The New Arab Staff

Netanyahu doubted Kushner’s ability to lead peace plan: Bolton

John Bolton claims PM Benjamin Netanyahu was shocked at the appointment of Trump's son-in-law and special advisor Jared Kushner to lead ...

The threat of Israeli annexation: The American dimension

Khalil E. Jahshan

The threat of Israeli annexation: The American dimension

Comment: The US government has transcended its traditional role as accessory to that of full partner in Israel's illegal occupation of ...

Netanyahu 'planning West Bank Israeli annexation without US conditions'

The New Arab

Netanyahu 'planning West Bank Israeli annexation without US conditions'

Israel's PM has privately told settlement leaders West Bank annexation will happen free from the conditions of Trump's peace plan, namely a ...

<em>Kushner</em> 'pleaded' with Netanyahu to slow annexation: report

The New Arab

Kushner 'pleaded' with Netanyahu to slow annexation: report

Israeli President Benjamin Netanyahu was allegedly told to slow down the controversial annexation process, according to an Israel Channel 13 ...

The New Arab & agencies

Israel's army preparing for mass West Bank annexation protests

Benny Gantz has instructed the Israeli military to accelerate preparations for 'the upcoming diplomatic changes in the Palestinian arena', suggesting he foresees a wave of unrest.

Owais Zaheer

Turkey, US sanctions and the looming S-400 showdown

Tensions over Turkey's S-400 missile system have subsided amid the coronavirus pandemic, but the US Congress remains poised to act.

Mitchell Plitnick

Israel's unity government protects Netanyahu, paves way for annexation

Comment: In exchange for remarkably little from Gantz, Netanyahu has secured his future, and the threat of annexation looms clearer, writes ...

The New Arab

Ivanka Trump flouts federal guidelines, travels for Passover

Ivanka Trump travelled to New Jersey to celebrate Passover with her husband Jared Kushner's family despite Federal guidelines advising against ...

Could MbS' power grab unravel Al Saud rule?

Emile Nakhleh

Could MbS' power grab unravel Al Saud rule?

Comment: The Saudi crown prince's rise to power has in effect destabilised his country, and by extension Al Saud control, writes Emile Nakhleh.

The New Arab & agencies

Pope joins chorus of condemnation against Trump’s Mideast Plan

Pope Francis has called Donald Trump's Middle East plan 'unfair' to Palestinians.

Lebanon mustn't use Trump's 'deal' to continue mistreating Palestinians

Imad K. Harb

Lebanon mustn't use Trump's 'deal' to continue mistreating Palestinians

Comment: Lebanon must put solidarity with Palestinians, and their right of return at the heart of efforts to support refugees and resist Trump's ...

Bahraini jailed for three years for burning Israeli flag

The New Arab

Bahraini jailed for three years for burning Israeli flag

A Bahraini man is facing what is thought to be the first criminal punishment for burning an Israeli flag in the Arab world.

Trump's 'Deal of the Century' hijacked the international order

Faysal and Nizar Mohamad

Trump's 'Deal of the Century' hijacked the international order

Comment: The PA and EU have a chance to reclaim an international order hijacked by Israeli obstructionism and American unpredictability, write ...

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