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Saudi Arabia is working with China on the development of its civilian nuclear power programme.

China is the latest player in Saudi Arabia's nuclear programme.

Russia and Turkey on collision course in Libya's conflict

Rauf Mammadov

Russia and Turkey on collision course in Libya's conflict

Analysis: Moscow and Ankara are vying for influence in Libya, but their competing economic interests could collide.

US pressure pushes Iran into China and Russia's <em>arms</em>

Sabena Siddiqui

US pressure pushes Iran into China and Russia's arms

Analysis: Iran has edged closer to China and Russia as the US exerts a strategy of maximum pressure.

Armenia and Azerbaijan: a decades-long and volatile rivalry

The New Arab Staff & Agencies

Armenia and Azerbaijan: a decades-long and volatile rivalry

Armenia and Azerbaijan are two republics that have been locked in decades of fighting.

Sabena Siddiqui

Will the UN arms embargo on Iran be extended?

In-depth: A showdown looms as the US ramps up efforts to extend a UN arms embargo on Iran.

The New Arab Staff

Democrats question Trump’s 'sweeteners' in Saudi arms sales

There is growing opposition to US arms deals with Saudi Arabia.

Gaia Caramazza

Mega arms deal with Egyptian regime exposes Italy's 'hypocrisy'

In-depth: Activists say Italy's $1.2 billion sale of warships to Egypt is a betrayal of murdered student Giuliu Regeni and thousands of Egyptian ...

The New Arab Staff

Libya: What does Egypt's 'declaration of war' mean?

The GNA have denounced Sisi’s televised statement on Saturday, perceiving his warning to intervene as as a 'declaration of war'.

Italy approves warship sale to Egypt despite student murder

The New Arab Staff & Agencies

Italy approves warship sale to Egypt despite student murder

Italy has approved the sale of two warships to Egypt, and could offer further arms deals, despite the gruesome 2016 murder of ...

The New Arab Staff & Agencies

US shares UN embargo bid on Iran with Russia

The US has shared a draft resolution with Russia, ahead of the rest of the UN Security Council, in a bid to reach a agreement to extend Iran's ...

Why Canada must cancel its Saudi weapons deal

Jillian Kestler-D'Amours

Why Canada must cancel its Saudi weapons deal

Comment: It's time Justin Trudeau met Saudi Arabia's abysmal human rights record with real action, and cancelled Canada's weapons sales, writes ...

The Iraq Report: Pro-Iran MPs demand Saudi 'reparations'

The New Arab

The Iraq Report: Pro-Iran MPs demand Saudi 'reparations'

Lawmakers close to Iran are trying to pass legislation that would force Riyadh to pay reparations to Iraqi victims of terrorism perpetrated by ...

What another fired watchdog reveals about shady US-Saudi <em>deals</em>

Josh Ruebner

What another fired watchdog reveals about shady US-Saudi deals

Comment: The sacking of State Department watchdog Steve Linick is the latest example of the Trump administration abusing its power to privilege ...

In Libya, Russia calls in its proxy, Assad

James Snell

In Libya, Russia calls in its proxy, Assad

Comment: Transplanted to fight in another civil conflict, Syrian soldiers are finding themselves on opposing sides of Libya's crowded ...

The New Arab

Denmark sold arms to UAE despite Yemen war ban

Military hardware developed by Terma, a Danish aerospace and defence manufacturer, found its way into Emirati warships, even after Denmark banned arms sales to the Saudi-led coalition.

Sana Uqba

Yemen in Focus: Escalating violence undermines ceasefire efforts

This week we focus on violations of a ceasefire in Yemen, defections on Socotra island, and more.

The New Arab

UAE supplying Libya's Haftar with Israeli air defences

The UAE has provided Haftar with advanced air defence systems from Israel in an attempt to salvage the warlord's Tripoli offensive which has ...

Sana Uqba

Yemen in Focus: Saudi forces target tribal fighters

This week we focus on the escalation between Saudi forces and Yemen's tribal fighters, deadly coalition 'revenge' strikes and a prisoner swap.

The eleventh hour for Idlib, Syria's last rebel bastion

International Crisis Group

The eleventh hour for Idlib, Syria's last rebel bastion

Comment: The Syrian regime's campaign to retake Idlib threatens devastating levels of death and displacement. Syria and Russia must conclude an ...

The New Arab

Turkish soldiers among 10 killed by Syria car bomb

Ankara has strongly condemned a suspected YPG car bomb which killed three Turkish soldiers and seven allied Syrian fighters at a traffic stop in ...

Why Iraq is contemplating buying Russian missiles

Paul Iddon

Why Iraq is contemplating buying Russian missiles

Iraq is considering the purchase of yet more long-range missiles from Russia amid American and Iranian strikes on its soil.

Stop Uighur internment camps or take Olympics from China

Narjas Zatat

Stop Uighur internment camps or take Olympics from China

As China gears up to host the 2022 Winter Olympics, the country continues to face accusations of horrific human rights abuses against its Uighur ...

Libyan warlord Haftar declares 'jihad' over possible Turkish intervention

The New Arab & agencies

Libyan warlord Haftar declares 'jihad' over possible Turkish intervention

Haftar has called on "men and women, soldiers and civilians" to take up arms.

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