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High tensions and ongoing trade war between US and China has shaken the global economy. The Middle East could become one of the main battlefields between them, writes Stasa Salacanin.

Comment: Israel and Saudi Arabia are the only winners in a situation that leaves the US significantly weakened, write Behnam Gharagozli, Jon Roozenbeek and Adrià Salvador Palau.

Markets up, oil eases as Syria strike threat subsides

The New Arab & agencies

Markets up, oil eases as Syria strike threat subsides

Trump sent shudders across trading floors when he warned "missiles will be coming" to Syria in response to an alleged chemical attack by the Russia-backed Syrian regime.

From Iran to UNESCO: Trump's Withdrawal Doctrine

Andrew Leber

From Iran to UNESCO: Trump's Withdrawal Doctrine

Comment: Trump's withdrawal of the US from landmark international agreements is little more than a fast-track to easy praise from Fox News and ...

It is, and always has been, 'the economy, stupid'

Marcus Montgomery

It is, and always has been, 'the economy, stupid'

Comment: Unless Trump finds a strategy for translating flashy statistics into tangible economic relief for low-income and middle class ...

Mohammed Harun Arsalai

IS 'playing whack-a-mole' in Afghanistan

In-depth: IS-Khorasan, the Afghan franchise of the Islamic State group's network, disappears from the site of one attack only to reappear in another, writes Mohammed Harun Arsalai.

The New Arab & agencies

Trump walks back on NAFTA campaign promise

Trump had promised to put American workers first by ending trade agreements but a phone call with the leaders of Mexico and Canada changed his ...

Bassel Salloukh

'Radical Islam', the default demon

Comment: For Bannon, 'radical Islam' emerges as a kind of 'default demon', and a Muslim way of life is presented as fundamentally irreconcilable ...

Andrew Leber and Nicholas Morley

Peripheral visions: US third parties and their foreign policies

Comment: While a spirit of isolationism runs deep in America's political DNA, the ideas of Jill Stein and Gary Johnson ignore Washington's ...

With BDS, Palestinians have got a winning formula

Said Arikat

With BDS, Palestinians have got a winning formula

Comment: With all the efforts to fight it, outlaw it and shut it down, the Boycott, Divestment and Sanctions movement must be doing something ...

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