The New Arab Logo

Breaking News

The UAE has been helping Israel to tighten its siege on Gaza by supporting them through the Bernice military base in Egypt, according to a new investigation by Al Jazeera.

An explosion in the besieged Gaza Strip has killed four fighters from the Islamic Jihad movement.

Iraq PM to meet Trump, US troops on agenda

The New Arab Staff & Agencies

Iraq PM to meet Trump, US troops on agenda

The meeting comes amid a spate of attacks on American targets by pro-Iranian fighters.

As Kadhimi heads to Washington, Iran-backed militias increase attacks

The New Arab Staff & Agencies

As Kadhimi heads to Washington, Iran-backed militias increase attacks

With Tehran and Washington competing for influence in Iraq, the gulf between pro-Iranian factions and Baghdad's US-friendly premier is growing.

Egypt's military gambit in Libya risks backfiring

Jonathan Fenton-Harvey

Egypt's military gambit in Libya risks backfiring

Cairo's bellicose rhetoric has raised fears of a wider regional conflict.

The New Arab Staff

Iraq mourns Hashemi, vows to pursue his killers

National and international figures mourned the killing of Hisham al-Hashemi, who was gunned down on Monday in capital city of Baghdad.

The New Arab Staff & Agencies

Rockets target American sites in Iraq despite militia arrests

Two rocket attacks have targeted American sites in and around Baghdad on Saturday night, wounding a child, despite recent arrests of suspected ...

The New Arab

Baghdad residents deplore display of Iranian leader posters

Iraqis in Baghdad have called for the removal of a massive number of posters showing Iranian leaders on Quds Day, an event supposedly expressing ...

The New Arab

EU embassies raise LGBTQ flag in Iraqi capital

The representatives of Canada, the United Kingdom and the European Union in Iraq marked the International Day Against Homophobia by raising the ...

Iraqi Shia groups reluctantly agree on new PM-designate

The New Arab

Iraqi Shia groups reluctantly agree on new PM-designate

Iraqi Shia political groups have conditionally agreed to appoint Mustafa Kazemi, the country’s head of intelligence, as prime minister after ...

The New Arab

Trump warns Iran of 'heavy price' amid troop attacks

Tehran was warned against carrying out further attacks on US troops in the region on Wednesday, with the US president vowing a "heavy price".

Soleimani successor visits Baghdad as Iran-US tensions rise

The New Arab

Soleimani successor visits Baghdad as Iran-US tensions rise

The US and Iran appear to be heading for another major confrontation in Iraq.

Violent scenes on Greek islands as refugee arrivals spike

Mohammed Harun Arsalai, Arash Yousufi and Qusay Noor

Violent scenes on Greek islands as refugee arrivals spike

Chaotic scenes of families choking over plumes of tear gas, and grizzly images of the death of one Syrian refugee have brought the plight of ...

Israel accuses Hamas of 'catfishing' to plant malware

The New Arab & agencies

Israel accuses Hamas of 'catfishing' to plant malware

Israel has claimed that Hamas used pictures of attractive women to trick its soldiers into downloading malware, following air strikes in central ...

Israel launches Gaza strikes, setting 'Hamas post' ablaze

The New Arab

Israel launches Gaza strikes, setting 'Hamas post' ablaze

Israeli helicopters battered the central Gaza strip early Sunday morning, after cancelling plans to ease its blockade of the strip, as tension ...

The New Arab

Eleven Iraqis killed as Sadr supporters attack protesters

Eleven people have been killed and 150 injured in the Iraqi city of Najaf as supporters of powerful cleric Muqtada Sadr attacked protesters and burned their tents.

The New Arab

Shin Bet arrests Israelis for 'spying for Hamas'

Two Israelis were arrested after they were 'caught spying' for Hamas.

The New Arab

'President of Iran' Barham Salih meets Trump in Davos

The White House quickly changed the video's title to hide the error, but not before screenshots of the gaffe were circulated widely on social ...

The New Arab

Car bomb explodes on Iraq-Saudi border

A minibus parked next to the road in the border town of Al-Nukhaib exploded Thursday, injuring two officers and four security personnel.

Iraqi security forces attack protesters in Baghdad, Karbala

The New Arab

Iraqi security forces attack protesters in Baghdad, Karbala

Iraqi security forces have tried to violently disperse protesters in the capital Baghdad and the Shia holy city of Karbala, where protesters set ...

Sana Uqba

Yemen in Focus: Houthis stand by Iranian allies

The Houthis slammed the killing of Qasem Soleimani as a war crime, stating the only appropriate response to the assassination would be to expel ...

Timeline: A history of US-Iraq relations since 2003

The New Arab & agencies

Timeline: A history of US-Iraq relations since 2003

The US assassination of General Qassem Soleimani in Baghdad comes after a long history of US military intervention on Iraqi soil.

Yemen in Focus: Hundreds die as swine flu spreads

Sana Uqba

Yemen in Focus: Hundreds die as swine flu spreads

This week we look at hundreds of deaths due to the spread of diseases, tit-for-tat disputes between the rebels and government, and more.

Iraq militia supporters fully withdraw from US embassy

The New Arab & agencies

Iraq militia supporters fully withdraw from US embassy

Pro-Iran demonstrators left the besieged US embassy in Baghdad on Wednesday after the Hashd al-Shaabi paramilitary force ordered them ...

Most Popular

Most Popular