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Engineers working on NEOM doubt the Saudi crown prince's multi-billion dollar vision is possible, according to a new report.

A Turkish lake which NASA says resembles what Mars could have looked like billions of years ago has gained international fame, but campaigners say the new attention could spell disaster.

Regional shadow war escalates with attack on Iranian ship

The New Arab Staff & Agencies

Regional shadow war escalates with attack on Iranian ship

When an important Iranian ship off the coast of Yemen was attacked this week, it marked an escalation in the Middle East's shadow war.

MbS launches company to develop Saudi mountain resort

The New Arab Staff

MbS launches company to develop Saudi mountain resort

Souda Development Company will invest $3 billion into a tourism project which includes 2,700 hotel rooms, 1,300 residential units, 30 ...

Saudi Arabia unveils plans for <em>Red</em> <em>Sea</em> 'giga-resort'

The New Arab Staff

Saudi Arabia unveils plans for Red Sea 'giga-resort'

The British architecture company behind the designs has already been criticised for planning an airport in the kingdom.

The New Arab Staff

Egyptian government concerned by economic threat from Israel-UAE pipeline

Amid continuing uncertainty, the director of Egypt’s Suez Canal Authority has backtracked on statements that a proposed UAE-Israel oil pipeline could significantly affect the Egyptian economy.

Al-Sharif Nassef

In Pennsylvania, a bright new future is emerging

Comment: Pennsylvania is a key battleground state, and our sizeable Arab and Muslim community has a vital role to play in the 2020 election and ...

The New Arab Staff

Israel to propose Saudi-Israel oil pipeline

Israel is considering extending its Eilat-Ashkelon pipeline 700 kilometres southeast to the Yanbu oil refineries in Saudi Arabia.

The New Arab Staff & Agencies

Saudi officials sacked over 'violations' in Red Sea project

Senior officials at tourism developments were dismissed on suspicion of corruption.

The geopolitics of ports in the Horn of Africa

Giorgio Cafiero and Corrado Čok

The geopolitics of ports in the Horn of Africa

Analysis: Ports in the Horn of Africa risk becoming new flashpoints in Middle East rivalries.

The New Arab Staff

Top UK architect under fire over Saudi airport deal

Climate-concerned architects have demanded answers from Norman Foster and his firm Foster and Partners over the airport contract.

Saudi spends $1.7 million on NEOM megacity PR plan

Gaia Caramazza

Saudi spends $1.7 million on NEOM megacity PR plan

Saudi Arabia has invested heavily in the NEOM project.

Saudi wealth fund 'shopping spree' disguises economic pain

The New Arab Staff & Agencies

Saudi wealth fund 'shopping spree' disguises economic pain

Amid its worst economic crisis in decades, the seemingly contradictory state policy to splurge billions on overseas assets is raising eyebrows.

The human cost of Saudi Arabia's dystopian Neom megacity

James Reinl

The human cost of Saudi Arabia's dystopian Neom megacity

The killing of a tribal activist has shone a spotlight on the Western firms helping to build Saudi Arabia's Neom megacity.

Falastin: Sami Tamimi's love letter to Palestinian food

Elias Jahshan

Falastin: Sami Tamimi's love letter to Palestinian food

The New Arab Meets: Sami Tamimi to talk about his new cookbook Falastin, a love letter to Palestinian food, the land and its people.

The New Arab

Too close to home? New Egypt bridge triggers outrage

Egyptian authorities have been ridiculed for the construction of a bridge that takes no consideration for the surrounding residential tower blocks.

The New Arab & agencies

Rare Saudi resistance hits futuristic megacity project

Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman's dream project hit a new roadblock when a member of the local Huwaitat tribe was gunned down after he ...

The New Arab

Outrage as Saudi Arabia confesses to killing tribal activist

Saudi authorities on Wednesday confessed to the killing of a popular tribal activist who had allegedly refused a forced eviction amid ongoing ...

The New Arab

Saudi security 'kill' tribal activist resisting eviction for NEOM

Abdul-Rahim al-Howeiti, of the large Howeitat tribe that inhabits southwest Jordan, Sinai and northwestern Saudi Arabia, was allegedly shot dead ...

Yemen hospital hit in Houthi missile, drone attack: MSF

The New Arab & agencies

Yemen hospital hit in Houthi missile, drone attack: MSF

Houthi rebels reportedly targeted sites near a hospital on Wednesday in an escalation that could jeopardise a UN-brokered ceasefire deal.

Sana Uqba

Yemen in Focus: UAE-backed separatists, Saudi-backed government sign deal

This week we look at an essential agreement that will see southern separatists fall into the fold of the coalition, anti-UAE protests in Socotra ...

Yemen govt, separatists to sign power-sharing deal on Tuesday

The New Arab

Yemen govt, separatists to sign power-sharing deal on Tuesday

Saudi Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman is expected to attend a ceremony between Yemen's internationally recognised government and southern ...

Death toll in Yemen's war reaches 100,000

The New Arab & agencies

Death toll in Yemen's war reaches 100,000

More than 100,000 people have died in Yemen's war since 2015.

Saudi woman arrested for dancing at Riyadh concert

The New Arab

Saudi woman arrested for dancing at Riyadh concert

A young Saudi concert goer was accused of 'disrupting social etiquette' after a viral video showed her dancing in the traditional black abaya ...

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