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A secret CIA assessment into cyberattacks that took place during the 2016 election cycle found that Russia sought to help Donald Trump win the presidency race.

Blog: Trump's victory has given a shot in the arm to the world's leading arms dealers, reports Melissa Hancock.

America, the disgraced superpower

Michael Brenner

America, the disgraced superpower

Comment: Once seen as an exceptional world power, the United States under Donald Trump's haphazard presidency will lose the international respect it commanded, writes Michael Brenner.

Trump vows to 'immediately' deport some three million immigrants

The New Arab

Trump vows to 'immediately' deport some three million immigrants

Donald Trump will deport or incarcerate two million to three million people in the US over ‘criminal activities’, the president-elect said ...

Surprised there's President Trump? You're part of the problem

Nargess Moballeghi

Surprised there's President Trump? You're part of the problem

Comment: Be upset, be angry… but if you were surprised at the US election results then you are part of the problem, writes Nargess Moballeghi

Laith Saud

Where did it all go wrong for Hillary?

Comment: Laith Saud unpicks the identity politics of a campaign that carried Trump to the White House, and another that failed to inspire a divided electorate.

Sam Hamad

The Syrian rebellion: The first of Trump's many victims?

Comment: In many ways, Trump befits our times, not as a solution to the great problems of our age, but rather as a symptom of them, writes Sam ...

Andrew Leber

Post-election, this ugly tide of resentment must be turned

Comment: We must engage with the forces that drove Trump's victory, with compassion yet resolute commitment, and challenge them in 2018, writes ...

Usaid Siddiqui

Afghanistan: a mere footnote in the US election

Comment: The war in Afghanistan was a defining feature of US foreign policy for over a decade, but this election it has quietly dropped off the ...

Fresh rebel push in Aleppo to preempt 'Russian onslaught'

Karim Traboulsi

Fresh rebel push in Aleppo to preempt 'Russian onslaught'

Syrian rebels say they will not be fooled by Russia's claims of a new truce, which they insist is another ruse ahead of an all-out ...

The New Arab

If they could, most Arabs would vote for Hillary

In polls conducted in Arab countries ahead of US presidential elections, most Arabs held a positive view of Hillary Clinton while most held ...

Russia 'planning devastating Aleppo assault coinciding with US elections'

Karim Traboulsi

Russia 'planning devastating Aleppo assault coinciding with US elections'

Russia and the Syrian regime are preparing an all out assault on rebel-held parts of Aleppo that could begin as early as this week, according to ...

US polls narrow as Clinton grapples with email fallout

The New Arab & agencies

US polls narrow as Clinton grapples with email fallout

The race for the White House narrowed noticeably on Sunday as Hillary Clinton sought to shake off a renewed FBI probe of her emails

Hillary 'wanted to rig 2006 Palestinian elections' against Hamas

The New Arab

Hillary 'wanted to rig 2006 Palestinian elections' against Hamas

In an audio recorded in 2006, the US presidential hopeful is heard regretting not plotting against victory by Hamas in Palestinian general ...

#MosulOps: US defence chief in surprise Iraq visit

The New Arab & agencies

#MosulOps: US defence chief in surprise Iraq visit

Ash Carter arrived in Iraq on Saturday to meet with his commanders and assess progress in the opening days of the operation to retake Mosul ...

The New Arab

"This scares Trump": Americans taunt Republican-nominee in Arabic billboard

Pro-Hillary Clinton campaign group, Nuisance Committee, prints giant Arabic billboard on a Michigan highway reading: 'Donald Trump, he can’t read this, but he is scared of it anyway'

Karim Traboulsi

Trump thinks ISIS will conquer America if Hillary wins

Desperate his campaign is on the verge of total collapse as his numbers in polls are dipping, Donald Trump suggests the country will be invaded ...

The New Arab & agencies

Trump vows 'never to quit' as Republicans disavow him

Donald Trump's lewd videotaped remarks about women threw his White House campaign and the Republican Party in crisis on Saturday, just 30 days ...

The New Arab & agencies

New scandals haunt Trump, Clinton ahead of second debate

Donald Trump reels under a barrage of missteps and scandalous revelations of lewd comments he made about women several years ago, undermining ...

US accuses Russia of hacking campaign to subvert elections

The New Arab

US accuses Russia of hacking campaign to subvert elections

The US blames the Russian government for hacking political sites, accusing Moscow of trying to interfere with the upcoming presidential election.

The New Arab

Trump-Clinton debate: Arab tweeters react

Instead of sitting back to let the candidates do all the talking, the Arab Twitterati joined in the conversation on Monday night's US ...

Testifying before Homeland Security: Identify the enemy

Sahar F. Aziz

Testifying before Homeland Security: Identify the enemy

Comment: Sahar Aziz's testimony before the US House of Representatives on the government's 'Countering Violent Extremism' programmes, lays bare ...

Live coverage: First US presidential debate kicks off [Concluded]

Karim Traboulsi

Live coverage: First US presidential debate kicks off [Concluded]

The first of three US presidential debates has started in Hofstra University, New York. Follow The New Arab's live-wire coverage of key points ...

Syrian crisis focus of Obama's 'farewell sermons' at UN

The New Arab & agencies

Syrian crisis focus of Obama's 'farewell sermons' at UN

Barack Obama used his farewell UN appearances on Tuesday to urge Syria action and castigate strongmen and populists, taking aim at Russia's ...

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