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Following last year’s massive blast, the Combi Lift company has removed hazardous materials from the port of Beirut and is taking them to Germany for destruction.

The Ever Given will not be allowed to leave Egypt until its Japanese owner pays compensation for the Suez Canal blockage.

26 killed in Bangladesh boat accident

The New Arab Staff & Agencies

26 killed in Bangladesh boat accident

Dozens were killed in a maritime accident in Bangladesh on Monday.

Over 200 migrants arrive in Sicily on rescue <em>ship</em>

The New Arab Staff & Agencies

Over 200 migrants arrive in Sicily on rescue ship

Half of those on board were unaccompanied minors, according to SOS Mediterranee.

Shipowner asks cargo owners to share Suez damage cost

The New Arab Staff & Agencies

Shipowner asks cargo owners to share Suez damage cost

The Japanese owner of the massive container ship that blocked the Suez Canal for days has asked cargo owners to chip in to share the ...

Delphine Rodrik

How 'indefinite transit' is keeping refugees stuck in limbo

Comment: Even for those refugees evacuated from Libya, many are still living in very dangerous conditions, with long-term uncertainty and isolation taking their toll, writes Delphine Rodrik.

The New Arab Staff & Agencies

Iran audio-leak aimed at 'discord' amid nuclear talks: president

Iranian President Hassan Rouhani says leaked audio of Foreign Minister Javad Zarif criticising assassinated commander Qasem Soleimani aimed to ...

The New Arab Staff & Agencies

US Navy fired warning shots on Iran boats: Pentagon

The crew of the USS Firebolt fired warning shots towards three attack craft operated by Iran's Revolutionary Guards, after they sped close to ...

The New Arab Staff & Agencies

Iranian warships 'aggressively' approached US vessels

Warships from Iran's elite Islamic Revolutionary Guard Corps 'aggressively' approached two American vessels in Gulf waters earlier this month.

Explosive-laden 'drone' boat targets Saudi port of Yanbu

The New Arab Staff & Agencies

Explosive-laden 'drone' boat targets Saudi port of Yanbu

The Saudi port of Yanbu experienced an 'incident' in the Red Sea, with warnings of a possible attack.

The New Arab Staff & Agencies

Pope Francis says migrant deaths off Libya 'shame'

No survivors were found after a dinghy carrying migrants off Libya had its call for help unanswered until it was too late.

Rival Greek, Turkish Cypriot leaders set for Geneva talks

The New Arab Staff & Agencies

Rival Greek, Turkish Cypriot leaders set for Geneva talks

Greek Cypriot and Turkish Cypriot leaders are meeting in Geneva in April 27-29.

'Drone attack' blamed for Iran tanker fire off Syria

The New Arab Staff & Agencies

'Drone attack' blamed for Iran tanker fire off Syria

The Britain-based Syrian Observatory for Human Rights said an Iranian tanker was targeted in an assault off Syria's coast.

Syrian sailor stranded in Egypt freed after four years

The New Arab Staff

Syrian sailor stranded in Egypt freed after four years

Mohammed Aisha was obliged by an Egyptian court to stay on board the cargo ship MV Aman after it was abandoned by its owners.

Migrant boat with 130 aboard capsizes off Libya

The New Arab Staff & Agencies

Migrant boat with 130 aboard capsizes off Libya

Ten bodies were spotted near a capsized boat off the coast of Libya, which had around 130 people aboard, the SOS Mediteranee charity said.

Thomas O. Falk

Israel and Iran's escalating shadow war at sea

Analysis: Israel and Iran have been engaged in a covert war for years. Now ships are coming under attack at sea.

Fuad Shahbazov

What's driving Turkey and Ukraine's growing alliance?

Analysis: Turkey's influence in Ukraine has steadily increased in recent years. Amid heightened tensions with Russia, the Ankara-Kyiv alliance ...

Alex Kassidiaris

The unconvincing narrative of EU sanctions on Turkey

Analysis: Despite the rhetoric, complex economic and political relations between Turkey and prominent EU member states mean that substantial ...

The New Arab Staff & Agencies

Ankara pushes French, Greek vessels out of Turkish waters

The standoff reportedly ended with the French and Greek vessels leaving the area to conduct their research elsewhere.

A path towards ally-<em>ship</em>: Reframing 'The Muslim Problem'

Yousra Samir Imran

A path towards ally-ship: Reframing 'The Muslim Problem'

The New Arab Meets: Tawseef Khan, author of The Muslim Problem. In it, he elegantly deconstructs myths surrounding Islam, whilst confronting the ...

The New Arab Staff & Agencies

Pro-Iran factions up the ante in Iraq

The drone strike marks "an escalation and a sign that Iran-backed militias will use various weapons to attack their targets."

US cancels Black Sea deployment of two warships: Turkey

The New Arab Staff & Agencies

US cancels Black Sea deployment of two warships: Turkey

There was no confirmation from Washington either of the planned deployments or of their cancellation.

Iran Natanz bomb 'may have been planted years ago'

The New Arab Staff

Iran Natanz bomb 'may have been planted years ago'

Former Israeli PM Ehud Olmert said the foundations of Sunday's Natanz uranium enrichment facility attack in Iran would have probably been set a ...

Israel, US hold talks ahead of Iran nuclear negotiations

Brooke Anderson

Israel, US hold talks ahead of Iran nuclear negotiations

Israel and the US met virtually for strategic talks, where differences have emerged over a possible new nuclear deal with Iran.

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