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Assaf Kaplan reportedly began working as a “social listening and organizing manager” for the Labour Party in December.

US Secretary of State Pompeo has blamed Russia for a massive cyberattack on several US government agencies.

Can Regeni prosecutions weaken European support for Egyptian repression?

Joe Stork

Can Regeni prosecutions weaken European support for Egyptian repression?

Comment: The trial may present an opportunity to shame Italy, France, Germany and the United States for continuing to indulge Egypt's iron-fist rule writes, Joe Stork.

Italy-Egypt oil and weapons deals undermine justice for Regeni

Sam Hamad

Italy-Egypt oil and weapons deals undermine justice for Regeni

Comment: Italy's PM Conte knows he can back the prosecution of Egyptian officials without undermining Italy's close trade and 'security' links ...

Egypt's medics battle Covid-19 and state persecution

Jo Schietti

Egypt's medics battle Covid-19 and state persecution

Egypt is arresting healthcare workers who criticise the government's mishandling of the public health crisis.

Florence Dixon

Egypt condemned after detention of medics criticising coronavirus response

Egypt must stop its campaign of arrests and intimidation against health workers who express alarm over its response to Covid-19, which has killed at least 68 medics, Amnesty has said.

The New Arab Staff & Agencies

Bolton to release book unveiling litany of Trump misconduct

The former security advisor's explosive new book will suggest Trump committed impeachable offences beyond Ukraine, and that his entire foreign ...

The New Arab

US officials accuse Iran of hacking Israel's water supplies

US has accused Iran of launching a cyber attack on water supplies in Israel.

The New Arab

Amnesty calls for immediate release of 'tortured' Egypt researcher

Patrick Zaky, a researcher for the Egyptian Initiative for Personal Rights, was allegedly tortured by electrocution while being interrogated.

US security agents helped UAE build 'secret spying unit'

The New Arab

US security agents helped UAE build 'secret spying unit'

The UAE’s DREAD programme was initially created in 2008 to track terrorist elements and had the blessing of the US, but the unit has since ...

The New Arab & agencies

Amnesty International warns of 'parallel justice system' in Egypt

Amnesty International has accused Egypt’s Supreme State Security Prosecution of using counter-terrorism laws to imprison thousands of peaceful ...

Egypt steps up brutality with 'torture' of rights activist

The New Arab

Egypt steps up brutality with 'torture' of rights activist

The abduction, detention and torture of human rights defender Esraa Abdelfattah is another indication that Egyptian authorities are stepping up ...

This Israeli spyware helped Saudi Arabia spy on Khashoggi

Suzan Quitaz

This Israeli spyware helped Saudi Arabia spy on Khashoggi

Omar Abdul Aziz, a friend of Saudi journalist Jamal Khashoggi, filed a lawsuit against Israel's NSO spyware Ltd, claiming it played a major role ...

CIA not spying on UAE despite 'rogue operations' abroad

The New Arab

CIA not spying on UAE despite 'rogue operations' abroad

A new Reuters investigation revealed the CIA does not keep tabs on the UAE, despite the Gulf state's new-found ambitious interventionism across ...

Despite Muller findings, Trump remains a Russian asset

Sam Hamad

Despite Muller findings, Trump remains a Russian asset

Comment: The question of outright collusion may be over, but it's clear Putin and Trump are allies in an axis of authoritarianism, writes Sam ...

The New Arab & agencies

UAE spied on leading Middle East journalists

The iPhones of multiple leading Arab journalists and media figures, including the founder and CEO of The New Arab, were hacked by American operatives enlisted by the UAE.

The New Arab & agencies

Turkey publishes image of 'local collaborator' in Khashoggi killing

The so-called 'local collaborator' allegedly helped the Saudi hit squad dispose of the body of murdered journalist Jamal Khashoggi.

The New Arab

Khashoggi fiancée urges Trump to get tough on killers

During a press conference in Istanbul, Jamal Khashoggi's fiancee Hatice Cengiz said she hoped pressure from Congress would encourage Trump to ...

The New Arab

Turkey slams Riyadh's 'lack of transparency' in Khashoggi probe

An aide to Turkey's president said the “complete lack of transparency” from Saudi officials on the investigation into the murder of journalist ...

Saudi prince said he would "use bullet" on Khashoggi

The New Arab & agencies

Saudi prince said he would "use bullet" on Khashoggi

Intercepted communications from the Kingdom have revealed Mohammed bin Salman conversation in 2017 in which he said he would "use a bullet" on ...

Wilson Dizard

Aggressive UAE cyber ops expose ex-NSA hackers

Comment: The rise of cyberweapons and cyberwar calls out for rules for their use, writes Wilson Dizard.

Karma police: US spies masterminded international UAE hacking operation

The New Arab

Karma police: US spies masterminded international UAE hacking operation

A new report has uncovered how former US intelligence officials helped develop UAE cyber surveillance into an international hacking operation, ...

Trump: Russia's junior partner in the White House

Sam Hamad

Trump: Russia's junior partner in the White House

Comment: With Trump and Putin closer than ever, things can only get worse for Syrians, writes Sam Hamad.

Bahrain court jails two over anti-government social media posts

The New Arab & agencies

Bahrain court jails two over anti-government social media posts

Activist Najah Ahmad Youssef, detained since April 2017, was jailed over Facebook comments criticising the Bahraini Grand Prix.

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