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Peanut traders have been left stunned by a sudden decision from the Sudanese trade ministry to ban the export of raw peanuts.

Protesters flock to Khartoum's military headquarters to demand civilian control of the new government as negotiations for a joint administration stumble.

Crowds to flood Sudan's capital for 'million-strong' march

The New Arab & agencies

Crowds to flood Sudan's capital for 'million-strong' march

Sudan's protest movement plans to hold a mass rally as it steps up pressure on the military to hand over power to civilians following last month's overthrow of Omar al-Bashir.

Journalists in Kashmir face tough challenges

Nusrat Sidiq

Journalists in Kashmir face tough challenges

Twenty-one journalists have so far been killed in Kashmir, either directly targeted or caught in the crossfire while reporting, as dozens more ...

What's behind the stalled Saudi Aramco IPO?

Courtney Freer

What's behind the stalled Saudi Aramco IPO?

Comment: The IPO would have meant increased international scrutiny, and with other funding sources emerging, Saudi Arabia can afford to sidestep ...

The New Arab & agencies

Moroccan 'mule women' welcome trolley reform to back-breaking trade

Permission to use trolleys is one several new reforms aiming to curb the gruelling work of 'mule women' who transport tax-exempt goods on their person across the Morocco-Spain border.

The New Arab

Deadly Yemen ambush stirs calls to withdraw Sudan troops

Activists and politicians took to social media this week to demand Khartoum withdraw its troops from Yemen, after a deadly ambush killed dozens ...

The New Arab & agencies

Tillerson, not Trump, to visit London next week

Rex Tillerson will be in Britain on Monday at the start of a sweep through Europe that will take him to Paris, Warsaw, and the World Economic ...

Shams Al-Shakarchi

US embassy in London corrects Trump over 'bad deal'

The US embassy in London has corrected President Trump after he cancelled a trip to the UK because he believed its relocation was a "bad deal" ...

Trump sparks UK political row after cancelling London trip

The New Arab & agencies

Trump sparks UK political row after cancelling London trip

Trump said he was abandoning next month's trip to open the new US embassy because he did not like the location and cost of the building.

Naveed Ahmad

Is Pakistan's loss America's gain?

Comment: Pakistan's military has been ready for the US refusal to sell arms or provide assistance for about a decade, writes Naveed Ahmad.

Aggrieved Palestinian families in Gaza reconcile

Rami Almeghari

Aggrieved Palestinian families in Gaza reconcile

The clashes that broke out between Hamas and Fatah members in 2007 left over 500 Palestinians dead. Last week's reconciliation might offer ...

Saudi succession reshuffle threatens the house of cards

Robert Springborg

Saudi succession reshuffle threatens the house of cards

Comment: An indulged prince who flaunts his wealth, newly proclaimed Crown Prince Mohammad bin Salman will find building support amid increasing ...

Saudi succession reshuffle threatens the house of cards

Robert Springborg

Saudi succession reshuffle threatens the house of cards

Comment: An indulged prince who flaunts his wealth, newly proclaimed Crown Prince Mohammad bin Salman will find building support amid increasing ...

Ramadan looks different in Gaza

Rami Almeghari

Ramadan looks different in Gaza

"I am not planning to buy more sweets during this holy month," a Gaza resident told The New Arab, as the under-siege enclave becomes overwhelmed ...

Pierre Terzian

Is Saudi Arabia selling off Aramco for peanuts?

Comment: A central measure of the Deputy Crown-Prince's Vision 2030 is to partially privatize state-owned Aramco. But discontent is brewing online and in royal circles, writes Pierre Terzian.

The New Arab

Dying for peanuts: Syrian regime soldiers 'worth only $98'

How much does the Syrian regime value the soldiers that do its dirty work? Pictures of the regime's compensation to families of dead soldiers ...

Adam Lucente and Zouhir Al-Shimale

Syrian currency traders brave bombs in rebel-held Aleppo

As the Syria civil war enters its sixth year, local bankers tell The New Arab of their struggle to meet the demand for currency exchanges and ...

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