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The Lockerbie bombing is alleged to be a retaliation for the downing of an Iranian passenger jet by a US Navy missile in July 1988 that killed 290 people.

The family of Abdelbaset Ali Mohmet al-Megrahi, a former Libyan intelligence officer, have battled for years to bring the case and clear his name.

Life as a Unicorn by Amrou <em>Al</em>-Kadhi

Fatima Kried

Life as a Unicorn by Amrou Al-Kadhi

Book Club: Amrou Al-Kadhi's award-winning memoir is a poignant and moving story about the author's fight to be true to themselves.

Negotiating Yemeni identity as a Muwalladin of Hadramawt

Aisha al-Jaedy

Negotiating Yemeni identity as a Muwalladin of Hadramawt

Aisha al-Jaedy explores the social complexities and challenges of growing up as a Muwalladin - Yemenis who are born to foreign parents.

Gulf crisis: Will reconciliation reshape the region's power balance?

Ali Bakeer

Gulf crisis: Will reconciliation reshape the region's power balance?

Analysis: The breakthrough in resolving the Gulf crisis will have geopolitical implications, creating both new opportunities and challenges.

The New Arab Staff

GCC plan to resolve transport and trade issues: UAE

UAE has announced that 'practical measures, including travel, transportation, trade' will be resolved between Qatar and the rest of the GCC within a week.

The New Arab Staff & Agencies

Sudan: key dates in Darfur war

A timeline of the decades-long Darfur conflict as the UN and AU's long-running peacekeeping mission came to an end.

The New Arab Staff

Saudi-led coalition intercepts drone targeting ministers at presidential palace

A blast was heard as a drone was downed in Aden's Al-Ma'asheeq district, where just moments earlier the newly-formed government of ...

Explosions rock Aden airport as new Yemen government arrives

The New Arab Staff

Explosions rock Aden airport as new Yemen government arrives

New Yemeni ministers landing in the temporary capital on Wednesday were met with at least three explosions at Aden International Airport.

The New Arab Staff

Saudi Arabia pumps $130m into Yemen developmental projects

Saudi Arabia announced a range of developmental projects in Yemen, including a new medical and educational city and the rehabilitation of Aden ...

Yemen's Hadi orders new government to return to Aden

The New Arab Staff

Yemen's Hadi orders new government to return to Aden

The announcement came after Yemeni activists last week launched an online campaign demanding that the newly formed government returns to Aden.

Syria Insight: The Assad regime's battle for religious legitimacy

Paul McLoughlin

Syria Insight: The Assad regime's battle for religious legitimacy

Bashar Al-Assad is once again trying to claim the state's legitimacy in the religious sphere.

'Like Xanax': In Lebanon, crisis comedy combats trauma

The New Arab Staff & Agencies

'Like Xanax': In Lebanon, crisis comedy combats trauma

Comedians have found plenty of material in the many mishaps of Lebanon, a multi-confessional country still deeply divided after the 1975-1990 ...

Morocco's normalisation trade-off: Western Sahara for Palestine

Khadija Mohsen-Finan

Morocco's normalisation trade-off: Western Sahara for Palestine

Comment: In exchange for recognition of Israel, the US has provided Morocco the opportunity to realize two of its longstanding ambitions. But ...

The New Arab Staff & Agencies

Saudi prince's detention 'breaks international law': British MPs

An investigation conducted by British MPs says Prince Mohammed bin Nayef's detention endangers the security of the West.

Amr Salahi

Is the Arab Spring still relevant a decade later?

In-depth: Ten years after the Arab Spring broke out, the hopes of protesters for democracy and social justice have failed to materialize, but ...

The New Arab Staff & Agencies

A decade of upheaval, lost hopes after Arab Spring

From a time after 2011, the surge towards the dreams of the Arab Spring seemed irreversible. Now they are further than ever.

Giorgio Cafiero

How Morocco-Israel normalisation could push Algeria closer to Russia

Analysis: Threatened by Arab-Israeli normalisation deals and US recognition of Moroccan sovereignty over Western Sahara, Algeria's ties to ...

French far-right leader praises Egypt for 'fighting radical Islam'

The New Arab Staff

French far-right leader praises Egypt for 'fighting radical Islam'

Marine Le Pen praised 'model' state Egypt for its alleged fight against 'radical Islam' in an interview with Egyptian state media.

The New Arab Staff & Agencies

Lebanon's PM refuses further questioning over port blast

Premier Hassan Diab has rejected the charges as "politically targeting" the position of prime minister, accusing the prosecutor leading the ...

Sudan PM: regional meeting on Ethiopia conflict agreed

The New Arab Staff & Agencies

Sudan PM: regional meeting on Ethiopia conflict agreed

Sudan's premier said he had agreed with his counterpart in Addis Ababa to hold an urgent meeting of a bloc of east African countries to resolve ...

Sudan's PM visits Ethiopia amid refugee crisis

The New Arab Staff & Agencies

Sudan's PM visits Ethiopia amid refugee crisis

Sudanese Prime Minister Abdalla Hamdok made the first visit by a foreign leader to Ethiopia's Tigray region since fighting broke out in November.

Palestinian president meets Qatari emir in Doha

The New Arab Staff

Palestinian president meets Qatari emir in Doha

Palestine's Mahmoud Abbas met with the Qatari emir in the capital Doha on Saturday, amid increasing Arab normalisation deals with Israel.

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