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In-depth: Despite UAE-Bahrain's normalisation agreement with Israel, and their unofficial relations with Tel Aviv, North African countries are likely to resist pressures and inducements to follow suit, writes Abdelkader Cheref

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

Chad mulls embassy in Jerusalem, Israel PM claims

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 ...

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

The New Arab Staff & Agencies

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.

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.

The New Arab Staff

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

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

The New Arab Staff & Agencies

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 ...

The New Arab Staff

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.

<em>OIC</em> says Israeli annexation plan a 'serious escalation'

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 ...

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, ...

Erasing Palestinian refugees: Trump and the Nakba at 72

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 ...

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

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.

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

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 ...

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 Arabia has remained distant and disconnected.

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 ...

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, ...

James Reinl

US-Israel circle wagons as Abbas heads to NYC

Palestinian President Mahmoud Abbas is set to address the UN Security Council on February 11, hoping to rally international support behind the ...

Pan-Islamic body <em>OIC</em> rejects Trump's Mideast 'peace plan'

The New Arab

Pan-Islamic body OIC rejects Trump's Mideast 'peace plan'

The Organisation of Islamic Cooperation said it rejects the so-called peace plan, which 'contradicts the terms of reference of the peace ...

Ibtisam Azem

EXCLUSIVE: Human Rights Watch's director warns of Idlib bloodbath

The New Arab spoke to the executive director of Human Rights Watch, Kenneth Roth, about the bloodbath in Idlib.

Does Riyadh feel threatened by the new Muslim alliance?

Sabena Siddiqui

Does Riyadh feel threatened by the new Muslim alliance?

The KL Summit hopes to be a leading force in shaping and restoring Islamic civilisation, but why does Saudi Arabia feel threatened by this new ...

Muslim nations mull trading in gold to beat sanctions

The New Arab

Muslim nations mull trading in gold to beat sanctions

Malaysia's Prime Minister Mahathir Mohamad on Saturday proposed Muslim countries should trade using gold and a barter system.

Kuala Lumpur Summit: Islamophobia, Palestine leading Muslims issues

The New Arab & agencies

Kuala Lumpur Summit: Islamophobia, Palestine leading Muslims issues

Leaders and delegates from 20 Muslim countries travelled to Malaysia, where they discussed everything from Islamophobia and Palestine to ...

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