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Donald Trump's Middle Eastern policy has emboldened many Gulf Arab monarchies.

Comment: A Saudi-Emirati effort is underway to discredit Palestinian narratives of the conflict in favour of Israeli ones in order to pave the way for normalisation, writes Ali Adam.

Lawyers hired to represent <em>MbS</em> in Al-Jabri lawsuit: report

The New Arab Staff

Lawyers hired to represent MbS in Al-Jabri lawsuit: report

MbS and his aides have been assigned US lawyers in a lawsuit accusing the crown prince of sending a hit squad to Canada to allegedly assassinate ex-Saudi official Saad al-Jabri.

Saudi Arabia's NCB buys Samba in $15bn bank merger

The New Arab Staff & Agencies

Saudi Arabia's NCB buys Samba in $15bn bank merger

If approved, the Vision 2030-aligned merger would create Saudi Arabia's largest bank and the Arab world's third largest lender.

Trump, Kushner gave pass for Khashoggi murder: ex-CIA chief

The New Arab Staff

Trump, Kushner gave pass for Khashoggi murder: ex-CIA chief

Former CIA chief John Brennan also described Saudi Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman as a 'quintessential authoritarian leader.'

The New Arab Staff

Tribe pleas with UN to stop Saudi forced displacement

One tribe is calling on the United Nations to intervene in what it is calling a campaign of forced displacement by Saudi authorities in NEOM bid.

Diana Alghoul

UK MPs launch investigation into missing Saudi royals

Three British MPs are launching an investigation into the whereabouts of missing Saudi princes Mohammed bin Nayef and Ahmed bin Abdulaziz.

The New Arab Staff

Saudi Arabia could buy stake in UAE supermarket chain

Lulu is one of the biggest supermarket chains in the Gulf region.

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Prominent Saudi economist sentenced to 15-year imprisonment: report

Essam Al-Zamil, who once criticised plans to sell Saudi Arabia’s state-owned Aramco oil company, was sentenced to 15 years in prison, reports ...

HRW launches campaign to counter Saudi 'image laundering'

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HRW launches campaign to counter Saudi 'image laundering'

On the second anniversary of Jamal Khashoggi's murder, Human Rights Watch launches a campaign to counter Saudi 'image laundering'.

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Houthi court sentences Trump, Mohammed bin Salman to death

A Houthi-run court called for the execution of US President Donald Trump and Saudi King Salman over a deadly 2019 airstrike.

US lawmakers pledge accountability over Khashoggi killing

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US lawmakers pledge accountability over Khashoggi killing

The anniversary of Jamal Khashoggi's killing prompted several US lawmakers to criticise Trump and call for accountability.

Jamal Khashoggi's legacy: A vision worth defending

Marc Owen Jones

Jamal Khashoggi's legacy: A vision worth defending

Comment: Jamal Khashoggi had a vision of freedom and democracy in the Arab region. The need to fight for it is now greater than ever, writes ...

London mayor boycotts G20 in stance against Saudi Arabia

Gaia Caramazza

London mayor boycotts G20 in stance against Saudi Arabia

The New Arab learned that the mayor’s office will stray from previous years and rescind the presence of the Greater London Authority to observe ...

Concerns over transparency shroud Saudi Arabia's nuclear ambitions

Courtney Freer

Concerns over transparency shroud Saudi Arabia's nuclear ambitions

Comment: Unless Saudi Arabia submits to proper IAEA inspections, its nuclear ambitions will be viewed with distrust and scepticism by the ...

The New Arab Staff & Agencies

New York mayor boycotts Saudi summit on Khashoggi anniversary

Bill de Blasio withdrew from the virtual Urban 20 (U20) event hosted by Saudi Arabia, which will conclude on the anniversary of Khashoggi's killing.

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Saudi king and heir at 'loggerheads' over Israel normalisation

A recent report sheds light on a rift between Saudi Arabia’s royal father-son duo, who are deeply divided over whether the Kingdom should forge ...

Marc Owen Jones

AJ+ ruling projects Emirati power into US justice system

Comment: The DOJ report forcing AJ+ to register as a foreign agent bears the clear hallmarks of Washington's Emirati lobby and an authoritarian ...

Emile Nakhleh

Bahrain Israel normalisation deal: All risk for little gain

Comment: Bahrain's decision to normalise ties with Israel is a boon for authoritarianism and autocracy, and one that endangers Arabs both ...

Saudi Arabia has enough uranium for nuclear fuel: report

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Saudi Arabia has enough uranium for nuclear fuel: report

Experts fear the Kingdom could move forward with a nuclear weapons programme.

Marc Owen Jones

Saudi Arabia is the world's most dangerous cyber bully

Comment: With disinformation, intimidation of critics, and an array of fake accounts, Saudi Arabia has successfully turned Twitter into a weapon ...

Saudi Arabia's Khashoggi verdict makes a mockery of justice

Courtney Freer

Saudi Arabia's Khashoggi verdict makes a mockery of justice

Comment: A verdict commuting the sentences of those involved in Khashoggi's murder exposes Saudi Arabia's disinterest in justice and must push ...

'I saved his a**', Trump boasts saving <em>MbS</em>

The New Arab Staff & Agencies

'I saved his a**', Trump boasts saving MbS

US President Donald Trump claimed he saved Mohammed bin Salman after the murder of journalist Jamal Khashoggi.

'Charity founded by <em>MbS</em> under review over suspected scandals'

The New Arab Staff

'Charity founded by MbS under review over suspected scandals'

Two lawsuits have implicitly and explicitly made a mention of the MbS-affiliated foundation, prompting a review by the Kingdom, a ...

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