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A huge blaze was reported on a major Cairo highway on Tuesday, torching dozens of cars and injuring at least 17 people, authorities said.

The enclave is currently under threat of losing crucial humanitarian aid access.

Iraq sets up border posts to 'prevent Turkish advance'

The New Arab Staff & Agencies

Iraq sets up border posts to 'prevent Turkish advance'

Ankara has established at least a dozen posts inside Iraqi territory as part of a military campaign to rout members of the PKK.

Divide and survive: Ethiopia balances Gulf, Turkey ties

Giorgio Cafiero and Corrado Čok

Divide and survive: Ethiopia balances Gulf, Turkey ties

Ethiopia is the most coveted target of the ongoing scramble for the Horn of Africa.

Jordan and Iraq form joint coronavirus strategy

The New Arab Staff

Jordan and Iraq form joint coronavirus strategy

Jordan has been applauded for its handling of the coronavirus crisis.

Eva J. Koulouriotis

Greek-Italian maritime deal sends clear message to Turkey

The Greek-Italian maritime deal comes amid a Mediterranean power struggle sparked by events in Libya's war.

Gasia Ohanes

The significance of Erdogan's Hagia Sophia conversion plan

As opposition parties call for early elections, Erdogan's critics say he is using Hagia Sophia to divert attention from economic turmoil ...

The New Arab Staff & Agencies

Greek PM to visit Israel to talk energy, annexation

Israel hopes to avoid sanctions from the EU with the help of friendly countries like Greece.

Aadam Muuse

To honour George Floyd, make this moment count

Comment: George Floyd's death has brought a window for change. Now is the time to listen to the activists who’ve been laying the groundwork for ...

Turkey applies for oil exploration licenses in Libya

The New Arab Staff

Turkey applies for oil exploration licenses in Libya

Turkey says it has a bilateral agreement with the Libyan Government of National Accord, which would allow it to receive oil exploration permits ...

Jonathan Fenton-Harvey

France and Turkey's growing rivalry in the Middle East

France views Turkey's foreign policy stance as a threat to its own economic and geopolitical interests.

China promises vaccine will be 'global public good'

The New Arab & agencies

China promises vaccine will be 'global public good'

China's Xi Jinping also committed $2 billion to global Covid-19 response efforts.

Jordanian court rules against cancelling gas deal with Israel

The New Arab

Jordanian court rules against cancelling gas deal with Israel

Jordan's constitutional court ruled against cancelling the kingdom's controversial natural gas deal with Israel.

Yemen in Focus: UN's lax approach 'emboldens Houthi violence'

Sana Uqba

Yemen in Focus: UN's lax approach 'emboldens Houthi violence'

This week we focus on the response to an uptick in Houthi violence, the release of hundreds of prisoners, and more.

Saudi-Russia oil price deal a test of US leverage

Courtney Freer

Saudi-Russia oil price deal a test of US leverage

Comment: Much is at stake for Trump's domestic and international reputation in brokering the global energy pricing war, writes Courtney Freer.

The New Arab

Houthi shelling kills women inmates at Yemen's Taiz prison

Houthi shelling on a prison in Taiz killed at least five women and a child on Saturday, local reports confirmed.

The New Arab

Houthis strike Marib oil facility despite UN ceasefire efforts

A state-owned oil facility in Yemen's eastern Marib region was struck by Houthis on Saturday, despite the rebels 'responding positively' to UN ...

The New Arab

Iran-Turkey gas tap closes after 'terror' attack on pipeline

The flow of natural Iranian gas to Turkey has been halted after an attack by 'terrorists', reports confirmed on Tuesday.

The New Arab

Iran refuses coronavirus help from 'foreign' MSF

Iran has rescinded its invitation to Doctors Without Borders to build hospitals in the country to help with the coronavirus epidemic after the ...

Thousands attend Iran Guards funeral despite coronavirus outbreak

The New Arab

Thousands attend Iran Guards funeral despite coronavirus outbreak

The funeral of a senior leader of the Iranian Revolutionary Guards in Tehran sparked widespread criticism on Monday after thousands of mourners ...

The New Arab & agencies

EU to provide coronavirus aid to Iran

Sanctions-hit Iran is struggling to cope with a major coronavirus epidemic.

Oil price war: Why Russia left the OPEC+ regime

Rauf Mammadov

Oil price war: Why Russia left the OPEC+ regime

Some experts believe Russia decided to ratchet up its oil output to finish off the US shale industry. But is there more to it?

Putin may meet Erdogan next week as tensions soar

The New Arab & agencies

Putin may meet Erdogan next week as tensions soar

Russian President Putin and Turkish President Erdogan may meet in Moscow next week, Putin’s spokesman said, as tensions between the countries ...

Senior Egyptian officer among dead in Sinai bombing

The New Arab

Senior Egyptian officer among dead in Sinai bombing

An Islamic State group affiliate is suspected of involvement in the attack.

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