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Veteran poetess Dhabiya Khamis Al-Muhairi took to social media on Saturday urging immediate assistance from human rights organisations after she was banned from leaving the country.

A Memorandum of Understanding [MoU] was signed between the state-owned Dubai Free Zone Authority [DAFZA] and the Federation of Israeli Chambers of Commerce.

Egyptian journalist quits Emirati column in protest at normalisation

The New Arab Staff

Egyptian journalist quits Emirati column in protest at normalisation

Prominent Egyptian journalist Jalal Aref decided to stop writing in Emirati newspaper Al-Bayan after the UAE normalised relations with Israel last month.

Next normalisation deal 'coming in next day or two'

The New Arab Staff

Next normalisation deal 'coming in next day or two'

A third normalisation deal between Israel and a yet unnamed Arab state could be made public in the coming days, Ambassador Kelly Craft has said

Ex-Saudi intelligence chief criticises Trump's treatment of Palestinians

The New Arab Staff

Ex-Saudi intelligence chief criticises Trump's treatment of Palestinians

Prince Turki Al-Faisal, Saudi Arabia's former intelligence chief, has criticised President Donald Trump for his sidelining of the Palestinians ...

The New Arab Staff

Bahrain, Israel mull direct telephone lines after normalisation agreement

Israel and Bahrain are looking to cooperate on direct telecoms links despite local opposition.

The New Arab Staff

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 ...

The New Arab Staff

Palestinians rally against Bahrain-Israel normalisation

Demonstrators burned pictures of Bahrains King Hamad bin Isa Al Khalifa and the UAE's Abu Dhabi crown prince Sheikh Mohamed bin Zayed al-Nayhan.

Mitchell Plitnick

Netanyahu's quest for legitimising occupation lures Serbia and Kosovo

Comment: Netanyahu and his right-wing government know full well that states will ultimately act in their own interests, even if it means leaving ...

Turkey 'disappointed' by Kosovo's move to recognise Israel

The New Arab Staff & Agencies

Turkey 'disappointed' by Kosovo's move to recognise Israel

Kosovo is set to place its Israel mission in Jerusalem and in exchange earn Israel's recognition, in moves to further legitimise its ...

Suraya Dadoo

Stop normalising apartheid: Lessons from South Africa's liberation struggle

Comment: Africa's Frontline States showed what real solidarity looks like, but the Arab world is ignoring the lessons of history, writes Suraya ...

As annexation looms, no one will hold Israel accountable

Nour Odeh

As annexation looms, no one will hold Israel accountable

Analysis: A lack of political will in the international community will allow Israeli annexation to proceed with impunity.

UAE feigns opposition to Israeli annexation to push normalisation

Muhammad Shehada

UAE feigns opposition to Israeli annexation to push normalisation

Comment: Setting the bar even lower, UAE and Saudi Arabia are touting normalisation with Israel in exchange for no annexation, writes Muhammad ...

<em>Palestinian</em> PM submits 'counter-proposal' to Trump plan

The New Arab Staff & Agencies

Palestinian PM submits 'counter-proposal' to Trump plan

Palestinian Prime Minister Mohammed Shtayyeh said it proposed the creation of a "sovereign Palestinian state, independent and ...

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 ...

The New Arab

ICC asks Palestinians to clarify status of Oslo Accords

The International Criminal Court has asked for clarification on the status of the Oslo Accords after Palestinian president Mahmoud Abbas said his government was "absolved" of all agreements with

The New Arab & agencies

Opposition leader says Netanyahu embarrassing Israel

Yair Lapid launched as a scathing attack against Benjamin Netanyahu, whose corruption trial is the talk of the country.

The New Arab & agencies

Jordan warns Israel of 'massive conflict' over annexation

During an interview, Jordan's King Abdullah II warned of a 'massive conflict' if Israel moves ahead with plans to annex large parts of the West ...

The New Arab & agencies

Israel verges on swearing in new government following deadlock

Israel was poised to swear in a new government on Thursday under a controversial coalition deal, which will see Prime Minister Benjamin ...

UK should punish Israel annexation with 'economic sanctions'

The New Arab

UK should punish Israel annexation with 'economic sanctions'

Israel was the first country to secure a post-Brexit trade agreement with the UK, set to come into effect on January next year.

Josh Ruebner

Annexation looms, Democrats' 'opposition' is more feckless than ever

Comment: Though the Democratic Party is currently in no position to halt annexation, it could spell out the ramifications to Israel should ...

Israeli annexation cements a one-state reality in Palestine

Hugh Lovatt

Israeli annexation cements a one-state reality in Palestine

Israel's unrelenting drive to settle the occupied West Bank, combined with international timidity, has led to the unravelling of the two-state ...

US won't support Israel's annexations without <em>Palestinian</em> state negotiations

The New Arab

US won't support Israel's annexations without Palestinian state negotiations

The Trump administration has informed Israel that the US will not support its plan to annex parts of the West Bank unless negotiations for a ...

Palestine activists beat UK government in BDS pensions policy

The New Arab

Palestine activists beat UK government in BDS pensions policy

The British government suffered a legal blow on Wednesday after the Supreme Court ruled in favour of a pro-Palestine organisation.

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