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Comment: Forcing AJ+ to register as a foreign agent raises serious questions about foreign influence on US politics, and is a worrying attack on free speech, writes Kristian Coates Ulrichsen.

US Deputy Assistant Secretary for Arabian Gulf Affairs Timothy Lenderking urged Saudi Arabia, the UAE and Bahrain to end their blockade on Qatar.

US orders AJ+ to register as a 'foreign agent'

The New Arab Staff

US orders AJ+ to register as a 'foreign agent'

AJ+ is a digital news platform, which has been a frequent target of UAE criticism.

Recycling Failure: Normalisation, annexation, and Oslo Accords at 27

Dalal Yassine

Recycling Failure: Normalisation, annexation, and Oslo Accords at 27

Comment: Twenty seven years later, the true legacy of the Oslo Accords has been Palestinian division, entrenched occupation and annexation, and ...

Recycling Failure: Normalisation, annexation, and Oslo Accords at 27

Dalal Yassine

Recycling Failure: Normalisation, annexation, and Oslo Accords at 27

Comment: Twenty seven years later, the true legacy of the Oslo Accords has been Palestinian division, entrenched occupation and annexation, and ...

The New Arab Staff

Tony Blair 'played key role in UAE-Israel normalisation'

The former UK prime minister was instrumental in paving the way for UAE-Israel normalisation, according to media reports.

Nour Odeh

Palestine and the Democratic Party platform: A strategic regression

Despite growing support for a more progressive position on Palestine, the establishment wing has reverted to mainstream policies which ignore ...

The New Arab Staff & Agencies

Iran arms embargo lapse would 'intensify' regional violence: US

The US special representative for Iran sought to rally Gulf allies as Washington tried to extend an arms embargo on Tehran, warning failure ...

The New Arab Staff & Agencies

Qatar Airways seeks $5bn compensation over airspace closure

"These measures specifically targeted Qatar Airways, with the objective of shuttering Qatar Airways' local operations."

Palestinian Authority prepared for peace talks with Israel

The New Arab Staff & Agencies

Palestinian Authority prepared for peace talks with Israel

The Palestinians are prepared to renew long-stalled peace talks with Israel and to agree to "minor" territorial concessions, according to a ...

The New Arab Staff & Agencies

Arab League: Israeli annexation could ignite a religious war

Ahmed Aboul Gheit, secretary-general of the 22-member organization, said annexation will also have "broader ramifications on the international ...

Palestinians face uncertainty amid crashing economy and Israeli annexation

Ibrahim Husseini

Palestinians face uncertainty amid crashing economy and Israeli annexation

Two pressing issues dominate the conversation among Palestinians - a struggling economy and Israel's anticipated annexation.

Jordan's FM makes surprise visit to coordinate annexation response

The New Arab Staff

Jordan's FM makes surprise visit to coordinate annexation response

Jordan's Foreign Minister Ayman Safadi is meeting Palestinian President Mahmoud Abbas to ensure the countries have a coordinated response to ...

OIC 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 ...

Palestinian premier vows to declare independence amid annexation threat

The New Arab Staff

Palestinian premier vows to declare independence amid annexation threat

Palestinian Prime Minister Mohammed Shtayyeh told journalists that the Palestinian Authority will declare a state along the 1967 borders if ...

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 demilitarised" with "minor modifications of borders where necessary".

Amr Salahi

Explainer: Why is Qatar under blockade by Saudi Arabia?

Today marks the third anniversary of the Qatar diplomatic crisis, with Saudi Arabia, the UAE, Egypt, and Bahrain still imposing a blockade on ...

Jonathan Fenton-Harvey

Taking stock of the anti-Qatar blockade three years later

As the Gulf crisis enters its fourth year, fake news and hostile narratives run rife in the region hindering attempts to salvage the GCC's ...

The New Arab & agencies

UN envoy demands Israel abandon West Bank annexation plans

Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu has vowed to annex the Jordan Valley and Jewish settlements in the West Bank in line with US President ...

Bahrain is angry because Qatar is helping stranded Bahrainis

The New Arab

Bahrain is angry because Qatar is helping stranded Bahrainis

A group of 31 Bahrainis that were left stranded by their government in Qatar were welcomed in Doha, prompting backlash from their home ...

The New Arab & agencies

Israel strikes Iranian targets in Damascus

This would be the second time this month that Israel attacked Iranian strongholds in Syria.

Can the defunct <em>Quartet</em> keep Palestinian hopes alive?

James Reinl

Can the defunct Quartet keep Palestinian hopes alive?

Abbas laid out his roadmap for peace with the Israelis, calling for the reinvigoration of a defunct Quartet with new members to broker ...

Bahrain to 'unnecessarily' fly fans to Qatar via Kuwait

The New Arab

Bahrain to 'unnecessarily' fly fans to Qatar via Kuwait

Thousands of Bahraini fans will be flown in to watch Gulf Cup final in Doha, though the flight will take longer than usual because of the ...

Qatar FM says Doha in talks with Saudi Arabia

The New Arab & agencies

Qatar FM says Doha in talks with Saudi Arabia

Qatar's foreign minister has expressed hopes for 'progress' in ending the Gulf diplomatic crisis, confirming that talks have taken place between ...

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