The New Arab Logo

Breaking News

Russia is making inroads into the Middle East at the expense of US power.

How Iran transformed post-war Iraq ties

The New Arab Staff & Agencies

How Iran transformed post-war Iraq ties

In the 17 years since the US-led invasion of Iraq, Iran's ancient allies have cycled through Iraq's corridors of power.

Blast targets 'American' English school in southern Iraq

The New Arab Staff & Agencies

Blast targets 'American' English school in southern Iraq

An explosive device damaged the facade of the American Institute for English Learning in the holy city of Najaf in Iraq.

Men accused of hacking US websites in <em>Soleimani</em> retaliation

The New Arab Staff

Men accused of hacking US websites in Soleimani retaliation

Two Iranians have been indicted on hacking charges after several US websites were flooded with pro-Iran messages.

The New Arab Staff

Trump 'wanted to kill Assad' after Syria chemical attack

Trump had earlier denied reports that he planned to assassinate the Syrian leader.

The New Arab Staff & Agencies

Iran warns US against 'strategic mistake' after Trump threat

"We hope that they do not make a new strategic mistake and certainly in the case of any strategic mistake, they will witness Iran's decisive ...

The New Arab Staff & Agencies

Trump vows '1,000 times greater' response to Iran attack

US President Donald Trump vowed that any planned attack by Iran in response to the killing of top general Qasem Soleimani will ...

The New Arab Staff

Iran considers assassinating US ambassador to South Africa: report

Two US officials have told a news magazine that Iran is considering assassinating the US ambassador to South Africa in revenge for the killing ...

Northern Ireland militant group forged ties with Hezbollah: report

The New Arab Staff

Northern Ireland militant group forged ties with Hezbollah: report

A group of Republican militants in Northern Ireland visited Lebanon's Hezbollah in 2018 and is suspected to have forged ties to import weapons, ...

Iran says US vote hack allegation 'absurd'

The New Arab Staff & Agencies

Iran says US vote hack allegation 'absurd'

The US 'is in no place to make such absurd claims,' Iran's state media said following Microsoft's allegations that US presidential campaigns had ...

US confirms planned troop withdrawal from Iraq

The New Arab Staff

US confirms planned troop withdrawal from Iraq

The US is planning scaling down its military presence in Iraq and Afghanistan.

Rockets target Baghdad Airport, Iraq army says

The New Arab Staff

Rockets target Baghdad Airport, Iraq army says

Iraq's ministry of defence said that at least three rockets struck the airport in Baghdad on Sunday.

Macron backs Iraq 'sovereignty' on first Baghdad visit

The New Arab Staff & Agencies

Macron backs Iraq 'sovereignty' on first Baghdad visit

French President Emmanuel Macron met Iraqi leaders, stressing the country's 'sovereignty'.

The New Arab Staff

New Iranian game promises 'revenge' for US Soleimani killing

A new app game developed in Iran promises players revenge against the death of General Qasem Soleimani.

The New Arab Staff & Agencies

Macron arrives in Baghdad on first Iraq visit

Emmanuel Macron has arrived in Baghdad for talks with top-level Iraqi and Kurdish officials, the first head of state to visit the country since ...

The New Arab Staff & Agencies

Macron to hold top-level talks in Baghdad: Iraq officials

An Iraqi government source said France's President Emmanuel Macron will land in Baghdad for top-level talks with officials.

The New Arab Staff

Eric Trump claims father achieved 'peace in Middle East'

The US president's son told the Republic National Convention that his father had stopped 'never-ending wars' and achieved 'peace' in the Middle ...

US hands over military base near Baghdad to Iraq

The New Arab Staff

US hands over military base near Baghdad to Iraq

US-led international coalition forces have handed over control of the important Taji military base near Baghdad to Iraqi security forces.

The New Arab Staff & Agencies

Iran says holding UAE boat after fishermen deaths

Iran seized a UAE boat after an incident in which two Iranian fsherman died.

Hezbollah purchased same chemicals responsible for Beirut blast

The New Arab Staff

Hezbollah purchased same chemicals responsible for Beirut blast

Iran's Quds Force supplied Hezbollah with 670 tons of ammonium nitrate in 2013 at the price of $72,000, a German newspaper has revealed.

Iran reveals new missile named after 'martyr <em>Qasem</em> <em>Soleimani</em>'

The New Arab Staff

Iran reveals new missile named after 'martyr Qasem Soleimani'

Iran has unveiled a new surface-to-surface missiles, amid continued tensions with Gulf states.

Iraq PM to meet Trump, US troops on agenda

The New Arab Staff & Agencies

Iraq PM to meet Trump, US troops on agenda

The meeting comes amid a spate of attacks on American targets by pro-Iranian fighters.

Most Popular

Most Popular