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Unburdened by the colonial legacies dogging other countries in Western Europe, Ireland has received a warm reception in the Arab world.

At least 19 people have been killed after an explosion rocked the Iranian capital on Tuesday evening, state media reported.

Iran reveals a familiar looking new 'all-indigenous' fighter jet

The New Arab Staff

Iran reveals a familiar looking new 'all-indigenous' fighter jet

Iran has unveiled a new jet fighter, which seems based on a very familiar design.

Egypt 'summarily executes' 18 arbitrarily detained prisoners in Sinai

The New Arab

Egypt 'summarily executes' 18 arbitrarily detained prisoners in Sinai

Sources who spoke to The New Arab’s Arabic-language service have cast grave doubts on the official account of Monday’s alleged anti-terror ...

Waqas Ahmed: The Muslim renaissance man championing human versatility

Sadek Hamid

Waqas Ahmed: The Muslim renaissance man championing human versatility

The New Arab Meets: Author Waqas Ahmed, whose new book champions the power of human versatility and explores the importance of cross-discipline ...

Sam Hamad

Today, remembering Egypt's revolution is a form of resistance

Comment: Almost a decade after the January 25 revolution, the problems that fueled it have been wildly exacerbated under Sisi's tyrannical rule, writes Sam Hamad.

The New Arab

28 killed in Syria regime raids despite Idlib ceasefire

Syrian regime airstrikes have killed 15 people in Idlib city despite a ceasefire declared last week.

The New Arab

Iran plane crash: Heartbreaking final moments of the victims

'I told her not to worry': PS752 passengers' final moments and messages paint a heartbreaking picture of the human cost of the regional chaos.

Austin Bodetti

What does Avicenna offer today's Iranians?

Feature: The legacy of the medieval polymath Avicenna has offered Iranians an opportunity to engage with the intersection of their Islamic and ...

Iran sacks central bank chief, as rial's slide continues

The New Arab & agencies

Iran sacks central bank chief, as rial's slide continues

The outgoing central bank chief Valiollah Seif is widely viewed as mishandling a currency crisis that has seen the rial's value plunge by more ...

The New Arab

Five protesters died in Iran police custody, Amnesty says

At least five Iranians arrested during recent anti-government demonstrations have died in police custody, Amnesty International has ...

#NewUnitedAirlinesMottos: Arab airlines, social media troll 'violent' American carrier

The New Arab

#NewUnitedAirlinesMottos: Arab airlines, social media troll 'violent' American carrier

The internet has responded ruthlessly to the forced removal of an elderly doctor from a United Airlines flight, footage of which went viral on ...

Second phase of Mosul offensive begins with three-pronged assault

Robert Cusack

Second phase of Mosul offensive begins with three-pronged assault

Iraqi forces mounted an attack on the city from the north, south and south-east, with support from coalition air-strikes.

Sirte's battle against IS winds down, but uncertainty prevails

Francesca Mannocchi

Sirte's battle against IS winds down, but uncertainty prevails

After months of fighting, Libyan forces have cornered IS forces in a tiny quarter of Sirte. Their rule over the city was brutal, but economic ...

Libya pro-govt forces say IS battle over 'within days'

The New Arab

Libya pro-govt forces say IS battle over 'within days'

Pro-government Libyan forces have said they are pushing out the last remaining IS militants from their main stronghold of Sirte, as the battle ...

The New Arab & agencies

Libyan government forces seize IS headquarters in Sirte

Fighters backing Libya's unity government on Wednesday said they captured the Islamic State group's stronghold in the coastal city of Sirte.

The New Arab

Dozens of Iraqi troops killed in Anbar suicide attack

Security forces were again the target of yet another attack in Iraq, as bombers hit west of Ramadi on Tuesday.

The New Arab

Car bomb targets Iraqi security forces in Baghdad suburb

At least 9 members of the Iraqi security forces were killed and 22 injured in a car bomb attack on the western Baghdad suburb of Abu ...

The New Arab

Death toll of Baghdad's twin market bombings rises

The death toll from the back-to-back market bombings carried out by the Islamic State group in eastern Baghdad on Sunday climbed to 62, Iraqi ...

Egyptian literary and linguistic great, Sulaiman Fayyad, passes away

Ahmad Zakaria

Egyptian literary and linguistic great, Sulaiman Fayyad, passes away

Feature: Fayyad was one of Egypt's most prominent scholars and followed a lifelong passion for Arabic, science and Islamic history to write some ...

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