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Bulant Turan, the parliamentary leader of Erdogan's AKP party, said a motion will be presented to the parliament speaker's officer 'to establish a friendship group' between Turkey and Egypt.

Greece and Egypt's foreign ministers hold talks on developments in the Eastern Mediterranean.

<em>Saudi</em>, Iranian officials hold direct talks in Baghdad: report

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Saudi, Iranian officials hold direct talks in Baghdad: report

The first round of the talks, which marked the first major negotiations between Riyadh and Tehran since 2016, were held on April 9.

Parents of Regeni thank Al-Araby for 'uncovering' witnesses

The New Arab Staff

Parents of Regeni thank Al-Araby for 'uncovering' witnesses

The New Arab's Arabic-language sister service Al-Araby TV has been commended by the parents of Giulio Regeni for uncovering new witnesses in the ...

Second Italian frigate arrives in Egypt

The New Arab Staff

Second Italian frigate arrives in Egypt

A second military frigate has sailed from Italy and arrived in the port of Alexandria, as part of a $1.1 billion arms deal.

The New Arab Staff

New witnesses in Regeni murder trial testify in Italy

Fresh witnesses have come forward to testify against the men accused of torturing and murdering Italian academic student Giulio Regeni in 2016.

The New Arab Staff & Agencies

Ambassador: UAE played part in India-Pakistan cease-fire

The UAE had previously been linked to a February ceasefire agreement between India and Pakistan over the disputed Kashmir region.

The New Arab Staff & Agencies

Turkey and Egypt to hold 'normalisation' talks: foreign minister

Turkey and Egypt cut off relations in 2013, after the Muslim Brotherhood's Mohamed Morsi was overthrown as Egyptian president.

Sabena Siddiqui

Can Saudi Arabia and Pakistan mend frayed ties?

Analysis: Amid new geopolitical shifts and realignments in the region, Saudi Arabia and Pakistan appear to be pursuing a reset in ...

Sudan invites Ethiopia, Egypt to Nile dam summit

The New Arab Staff & Agencies

Sudan invites Ethiopia, Egypt to Nile dam summit

Egypt and Ethiopia have been invited for talks by Sudan to discuss the ongoing disagreements related to the Grand Ethiopian Renaissance Dam.

The New Arab Staff

Biden confirms $23 billion arms sales to UAE

Joe Biden’s administration confirmed that it will follow through on a $23 billion weapons sales to the UAE.

Turkey hails 'new era' with Egypt after tensions

The New Arab Staff

Turkey hails 'new era' with Egypt after tensions

Turkey and Egypt are reigniting their relationship after a period apart which started with the overthrow of the Mohamed Morsi.

Kuwait wants to strengthen ties with Turkey, says ruler

The New Arab Staff & Agencies

Kuwait wants to strengthen ties with Turkey, says ruler

A letter from Sheikh Nawaf al-Ahmad al-Sabah conveyed Kuwait's commitment to close relations between the two friendly countries and ...

Sudan agrees to reactivate agreements with Qatar

The New Arab Staff

Sudan agrees to reactivate agreements with Qatar

Relations between Sudan and Qatar appear to be warming since the end of the Gulf blockade earlier this year.

Jordan denies former royal court chief left country

The New Arab Staff

Jordan denies former royal court chief left country

Jordanian state news agency Petra confirmed Bassem Awadallah remains in custody, dismissing rumours that the former head of the royal court had ...

The New Arab Staff

Jordanian deputy PM says coup ‘contained’ as discontent grows

Jordan's deputy PM says that Saturday's attempted coup is 'contained' but discontent is growing over censorship and allegations against Prince Hamzah's wife, who is a member of an influential tribe.

The New Arab Staff & Agencies

Jordan king, addressing family feud, says 'sedition buried'

The King of Jordan has addressed the recent crisis that has rocked the country, and declared it to be over.

Jonathan Fenton-Harvey

Egypt, Sudan and Ethiopia's Nile dispute: A looming conflict?

Analysis: Ethiopia's contested dam on the Nile has pitted it against both Egypt and Sudan, with a border dispute between Khartoum and Addis ...

The New Arab Staff & Agencies

New audio 'undermines' Jordan's claims of foreign plot

A new audio recording indicates that Jordanian authorities tried to silence a former crown prince for meeting with internal critics.

Jordan king's half-brother accused in plot to 'destabilise' kingdom

The New Arab Staff & Agencies

Jordan king's half-brother accused in plot to 'destabilise' kingdom

Multiple suspects, including the king's half-brother Prince Hamzah, have been arrested for an alleged coup attempt in Jordan.

The New Arab Staff & Agencies

Jordanian prince's criticism put kingdom's allies in bind

King Abdullah II got support expressed from Jordan's allies as his half-brother criticised how the country is rules.

World leaders rally behind Jordan's King Abdullah II

The New Arab Staff

World leaders rally behind Jordan's King Abdullah II

Arab states and Washington have expressed support for Jordan's king amid claims of an attempted coup.

Jordan's Prince Hamzah confirms house arrest, slams 'corruption'

The New Arab Staff & Agencies

Jordan's Prince Hamzah confirms house arrest, slams 'corruption'

After reports of his arrest first emerged online, Jordan's ex crown-prince spoke out to denounce government corruption and denied all links to ...

<em>Saudi</em>-Israeli ties would bring region 'tremendous benefit': FM

The New Arab Staff & Agencies

Saudi-Israeli ties would bring region 'tremendous benefit': FM

Saudi Foreign Minister Prince Faisal bin Farhan said normalisation with Israel would depend on 'progress with the peace process'.

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