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Analysis: Fault lines in the Gulf crisis have long played out in the Eastern Mediterranean, but that could be set to change.

A Pakistani official was quoted as saying that 'China has come to our rescue'.

US Muslims press Organization of Islamic Cooperation on China

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US Muslims press Organization of Islamic Cooperation on China

As the Organisation of Islamic Cooperation (OIC) remains silent on Beijing's mass incarceration of Uighurs, US Muslim groups have accused member-states of being cowed by Bejing's power.

Maldives' coronavirus burial plan 'marginalises Muslims', UN expert says

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Maldives' coronavirus burial plan 'marginalises Muslims', UN expert says

Plans to help bury Sri Lankan Muslims who died of Covid-19 in the Maldives so they aren't cremated in Sri Lanka have been met with criticism.

What is driving Saudi Arabia's apparent rapprochement with Turkey?

Ali Bakeer

What is driving Saudi Arabia's apparent rapprochement with Turkey?

Analysis: Biden's policies towards Riyadh, together with how the UAE responds, will play a major role in determining whether Turkish-Saudi ...

The New Arab Staff

Islamophobia on the rise 'like never before': Turkish FM

The Turkish official raised concerns over a growing trend of overt Islamophobia, particularly in Europe.

Abdelkader Cheref

Normalisation with Israel: The view from the Arab Maghreb

In-depth: Despite UAE-Bahrain's normalisation agreement with Israel, and their unofficial relations with Tel Aviv, North African countries are ...

Sabena Siddiqui

Friends or foes: Are India-Turkey ties improving?

India's economic diplomacy with Turkey could yield positive results, but Kashmir remains a source of friction.

The New Arab Staff & Agencies

Chad mulls embassy in Jerusalem, Israel PM claims

Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu revealed Chad is considering the possible opening of an embassy in Jerusalem.

Israel-UAE accord to be signed at White House

The New Arab Staff & Agencies

Israel-UAE accord to be signed at White House

The controversial normalisation agreement between the United Arab Emirates and Israel is due to be signed at the White House on September 15, a ...

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Saudi Arabia 'backing Pakistan's ex-army chief against Khan': reports

Riyadh and Islamabad have traditionally enjoyed a close alliance, however relations have soured over the Kashmir crisis.

Could Saudi Arabia be parting ways with Pakistan?

Sabena Siddiqui

Could Saudi Arabia be parting ways with Pakistan?

Riyadh's passive stance on Kashmir has caused a rift with Pakistan as changing regional alliances threaten their strategic relationship.

Pakistan's PM denies 'soured' relations with Saudi Arabia

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Pakistan's PM denies 'soured' relations with Saudi Arabia

Prime Minister Khan reiterated Pakistan's friendship with the Kingdom.

Pakistan's army chief visits Saudi amid strained relations

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Pakistan's army chief visits Saudi amid strained relations

General Qamer Javed Bajwa's visit was apparently aimed at easing a rift caused by Pakistan's criticism of the Saudi-led Organisation of Islamic ...

Riyadh ends oil deal for Pakistan amid Kashmir rift

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Riyadh ends oil deal for Pakistan amid Kashmir rift

Pakistan was forced to repay $1 billion of a $6 billion package agreed with Riyadh in 2018.

The New Arab Staff & Agencies

OIC says Israeli annexation plan a 'serious escalation'

Following a virtual meeting of Organisation of Islamic Cooperation foreign ministers, the pan-Islamic body said it "warns against the dangerous intention of Israel".

CJ Werleman

To stop Uighur abuses, hit China where it hurts

Comment: Western governments must target supply chains, and punish corporations that continue to profit from directly from forced Uighur labour, ...

Dalal Yassine

Erasing Palestinian refugees: Trump and the Nakba at 72

Comment: Seventy-two years after the Nakba, Israel and the United States continue to deny the right of Palestinian refugees to return to their ...

Aamir Ali Bhat

India's new Kashmir domicile law mirrors Israel's settler-colonial blueprint

India has passed a new domicile law in Kashmir which residents fear will change the demographic status of the Muslim-majority territory.

PM Khan in Doha amid Saudi abandonment over Kashmir

The New Arab

PM Khan in Doha amid Saudi abandonment over Kashmir

Pakistan's Prime Minister Imran Khan will discuss regional and international issues with Emir of Qatar Sheikh Tamim bin Hamad Al Thani.

Shan. A. Zain

Modi's anti-Muslim moves threaten unholy alliance between India-Arab allies

India's Modi faces the challenging task of navigating an unfamiliar and tricky geo-political situation in order to keep intact the close ...

Is Saudi disinterest in Kashmir due to business interests?

Sabena Siddiqui

Is Saudi disinterest in Kashmir due to business interests?

Stopping short of completely ignoring the situation in the Kashmir Valley since the Indian government completely scrapped its special status, ...

Saudi crown prince could meet Netanyahu in Cairo summit

The New Arab

Saudi crown prince could meet Netanyahu in Cairo summit

Intensive talks are taking place between Washington, Tel Aviv, Riyadh and Cairo to arrange a summit in Egypt where Arab and Israeli leaders can ...

Gulf leaders can't ignore public opposition to Trump's deal

Courtney Freer

Gulf leaders can't ignore public opposition to Trump's deal

Comment: Those Gulf states that support normalising ties with Israel are facing opposition from the public's staunch support for Palestinians, ...

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