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Comment: The sacking of State Department watchdog Steve Linick is the latest example of the Trump administration abusing its power to privilege relations with Saudi Arabia, writes Josh Ruebner.

Iranian-American aviation magnate Farhad Azima has been ordered to make a multi-million dollar payout to the emirate of Ras al-Khaimah.

Pompeo must testify over Linick's sacking: Pelosi

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Pompeo must testify over Linick's sacking: Pelosi

Speaker Nancy Pelosi has described a recent spate of sackings in the State Department as a 'reflection of the complete disregard for the truth of the Trump administration'.

Trump's inspector general purge and the death of dissent

Elizabeth Shackelford

Trump's inspector general purge and the death of dissent

Comment: Destroying the credibility and effectiveness of the inspector general system means that no civil servant will feel comfortable ...

Denmark sold <em>arms</em> to UAE despite Yemen war ban

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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 ...

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Pompeo denied firing watchdog for probing Saudi arms sales

Secretary of State Mike Pompeo denied committing an act of retaliation by firing an internal watchdog, who lawmakers said was probing both arms sales to Saudi Arabia.

Owais Zaheer

Turkey, US sanctions and the looming S-400 showdown

Tensions over Turkey's S-400 missile system have subsided amid the coronavirus pandemic, but the US Congress remains poised to act.

The New Arab & agencies

US approves helicopters to Egypt despite human rights concerns

President Donald Trump's administration informed Congress on Thursday that it has given the green light to the package to refurbish 43 Apache ...

The New Arab

Pompeo to 'revive' JCPOA 'to justify renewing Iran sanctions'

The US Secretary of State appears to have gone back in time and will push to remain in the Iran nuclear deal, even though his president ...

Less than zero: The great US oil crash

Paul McLoughlin

Less than zero: The great US oil crash

A price war between Russia and Saudi Arabia has seen US oil prices crash.

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.

BAE sold $19 billion in <em>arms</em> to Saudi Arabia

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BAE sold $19 billion in arms to Saudi Arabia

The UK's BAE Systems sold £15 billion worth of arms and services to Saudi Arabia over five years, despite widespread condemnation of ...

Canada looks to reinstate Saudi <em>arms</em> <em>sales</em> agreement

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Canada looks to reinstate Saudi arms sales agreement

Canada has renegotiated a $14bn arms deal with Saudi Arabia after patching over recent tensions, marking a u-turn for liberal PM ...

Yemen in Focus: 'Catastrophic abuses' five years into war

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Yemen in Focus: 'Catastrophic abuses' five years into war

This week we focus on Yemen's current humanitarian crisis as the country marks the fifth anniversary of the controversial Saudi-led intervention.

Saudi forces 'electrocuting, beating, disappearing' Yemeni detainees: HRW

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Saudi forces 'electrocuting, beating, disappearing' Yemeni detainees: HRW

A new Human Rights Report sheds light on the illegal detention, reported abuse and illegal relocation of detained Yemenis in the al-Mahrah area.

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Germany extends Saudi arms ban over Yemen war role

As Yemen's brutal conflict approaches its fifth year, Berlin on Monday extended an arms export ban to Saudi Arabia, which is leading a coalition fighting rebels in the country.

Rose Worden

How Sudan is ingratiating itself with Trump through Israel

Comment: Despite fierce public opposition, leaders in Sudan, Morocco and Tunisia know their path to the US lies through Israel, writes Rose ...

The New Arab

UK arms fair to host Israeli spyware company

NSO returned to the spotlight last month after it was accused of supplying the software that enabled Saudi Arabia to allegedly hack Amazon chief ...

The New Arab & agencies

Belgian region halts arms sales to Saudi defence ministry

The Minister-President of a Belgian region refused an export license to the Saudi air force over 'the Yemen drama'.

How British universities are fuelling Israel's human rights abuses

Anu Shukla

How British universities are fuelling Israel's human rights abuses

British universities invested an estimated £456m in companies claimed to be financing Israel's military industry, illegal settlement industry, ...

The New Arab

Switzerland drops case against aerospace firm tied to Saudis

The Swiss foreign ministry said at the time that the conduct of Pilatus in Saudi Arabia and UAE was 'incompatible with the federal government's ...

Yemen in Focus: Sudan troops exit deadly war

Sana Uqba

Yemen in Focus: Sudan troops exit deadly war

The Sudanese Elite Brigades relinquished control to Yemen’s Joint Forces and left via the port of Mokha.

US defence bill stripped of penalties against Saudi regime

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US defence bill stripped of penalties against Saudi regime

Trump's controversial defence bill was passed this week.

Israel's Netanyahu hails 'historic' election victory for Boris Johnson

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Israel's Netanyahu hails 'historic' election victory for Boris Johnson

Netanyahu praised Boris Johnson and said his election victory was a 'great day' for UK-Israel relations.

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