The New Arab Logo

Breaking News

Since late 2018, Italian prosecutors have called for Egypt to hand over five intelligence and police service officials or to at least help Italy prosecute them in absentia.

The spokesman for Yemen’s Houthi rebels has threatened to target military and government strikes in Saudi Arabia after the Saudi-led coalition launched a new operation against the Houthis on Thursday.

Iran reports 'accident' at nuclear site, warns enemies

The New Arab Staff & Agencies

Iran reports 'accident' at nuclear site, warns enemies

After an "accident" at a nuclear complex in Iran, Tehran warned its enemies against hostilities.

Fire at Iran nuclear site hit centrifuge, analysts say

The New Arab Staff & Agencies

Fire at Iran nuclear site hit centrifuge, analysts say

Iran's Atomic Energy Organization sought to downplay the fire, calling it an 'incident' that damaged a construction.

The final demise of free expression in Egypt's media

Horriya Marzouk

The final demise of free expression in Egypt's media

Egypt has censored all independent reporting on sensitive political topics, with journalists and social media users only allowed to communicate ...

Mobashra Tazamal

Covid-19 hasn't stopped the drumbeat of Islamophobia in India

Comment: If anything, the Modi government has weaponised the coronavirus pandemic to further dehumanise India's Muslims, writes Mobashra Tazamal.

The New Arab Staff

Documentary featuring Rashida Tlaib won't air on Detroit TV

A documentary featuring Palestinian American Congresswoman Rashida Tlaib won't air on an official Detroit TV station, part of her state ...

A Yemeni journalist

How Saudi Arabia seeks to keep Yemen divided

In-depth: The separatist takeover of Socotra island is indicative of Saudi Arabia's approval for efforts which undermine Yemen's unity.

The New Arab Staff & Agencies

Netanyahu signals delay in West Bank annexation plan

Netanyahu made the comments shortly after wrapping up talks with White House envoy Avi Berkowitz and the U.S. Ambassador to Israel David ...

Powerful explosion rocks health clinic in Iranian capital

The New Arab Staff

Powerful explosion rocks health clinic in Iranian capital

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

The New Arab Staff & Agencies

Top Lebanese finance ministry official resigns amid crisis

The finance ministry's director general said his resignation was a rejection of the ruling elite's handling of the ongoing economic crisis.

Bread queues return to Lebanon as protests surge

The New Arab Staff

Bread queues return to Lebanon as protests surge

Lebanon's national currency has collapsed, prompting renewed protests across the country on Sunday night.

China forces birth control on Uighurs to suppress population

The New Arab Staff & Agencies

China forces birth control on Uighurs to suppress population

Uighurs and other Muslim minorities are being targeted with forced birth control measures that have dramatically slashed birth rates, a new ...

Israel orders US-based Christian 'missionary' <em>TV</em> channel off air

The New Arab Staff & Agencies

Israel orders US-based Christian 'missionary' TV channel off air

The evangelical Christian channel will reapply for a license to broadcast, a spokesman said after the broadcaster was accused of hiding an ...

Missile hit near convoy of ex-Lebanon PM Hariri: report

The New Arab Staff & Agencies

Missile hit near convoy of ex-Lebanon PM Hariri: report

Hariri's office confirmed the report, saying it was "generally correct".

The New Arab Staff & Agencies

Lebanese judge bans media from interviewing US ambassador

Judge Mohamad Mazeh in the southern city of Tyre said he acted after receiving a complaint from a citizen.

The New Arab Staff & Agencies

Satellite image: Iran blast was near suspected missile site

The blast shook homes, rattled windows and lit up the horizon early Friday in the Alborz Mountains.

The New Arab Staff & Agencies

Bomb kills two human rights workers in Afghanistan capital

Two employees of Afghanistan's human rights commission were killed after a bomb attached to their vehicle exploded.

Ahmed Sewehli

Sisi has no business drawing 'red lines' in Libya

Comment: Egypt's undemocratic aims and interference in Libya are unwelcome, writes Ahmed Sewehli.

Millions at 'risk' if Ethiopia fills dam, Sudan warns

The New Arab Staff & Agencies

Millions at 'risk' if Ethiopia fills dam, Sudan warns

Tensions are high between upstream Ethiopia and Sudan and Egypt after recent talks failed to produce a deal on the filling and operation.

Sana Uqba

Yemen in Focus: Allies turn rivals on Socotra island

This week we focus on the capture of Socotra by UAE-backed southern separatists.

Iran must end 'forced confessions' of prisoners: rights groups

The New Arab Staff & Agencies

Iran must end 'forced confessions' of prisoners: rights groups

Iranian state media broadcast forced confessions from least 355 individuals between 2009-2019, according to a rights group.

Saudi coalition deploys ceasefire observers to Yemen's south

The New Arab Staff & Agencies

Saudi coalition deploys ceasefire observers to Yemen's south

Saudi forces arrived on Wednesday in Shaqra and Sheikh Salem, two flashpoints in southern Yemen's Abyan province, to monitor the truce that was ...

Lebanese activist, cleric face charges of ‘contact with Israel’

The New Arab Staff

Lebanese activist, cleric face charges of ‘contact with Israel’

Amnesty have condemned the military prosecution of an activist charged with spying for Israel, as a Shia cleric opposed to Hezbollah was charged ...

Most Popular

Most Popular