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Abu Dhabi's crown prince visited Jeddah for talks with Saudi Arabia's powerful crown prince.

China has lashed out at New Zealand for its criticism of their treatment of the Uighur Muslim minority.

The Cyprus conflict in a polarised Eastern Mediterranean

Xavier Palacios

The Cyprus conflict in a polarised Eastern Mediterranean

Analysis: The failure of peace talks has shown yet again how regional polarisation has become one more layer in the complex task of resolving the frozen conflict in Cyprus.

How warming Egypt-Turkey ties could impact the Middle East

Eva J. Koulouriotis

How warming Egypt-Turkey ties could impact the Middle East

Analysis: The beginning of a new chapter in Egypt-Turkey relations could also pave the way for changes in the wider region.

Erdogan says Biden's genocide recognition 'destructive'

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Erdogan says Biden's genocide recognition 'destructive'

Turkey's Recep Tayyip Erdogan on Monday denounced US President Joe Biden's recognition of the Armenian genocide as "groundless" and harmful to ...

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Iran's Zarif to visit Qatar, Iraq Sunday

The trips are 'in the framework of developing bilateral ties', Iran's foreign ministry spokesman said. They come after reported talks brokered by Baghdad between Iran and regional rival Saudi Arabia

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Biden to recognise atrocities against Armenians as genocide

President Joe Biden will recognise atrocities committed against Armenians by the Ottoman empire over a century ago as genocide, US officials ...

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Erdogan, Biden agree 'to build greater cooperation': Turkish presidency

Erdogan has responded positively to a phone call with US president Biden, in which the two leaders agreed to cooperate on bilateral ...

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Biden speaks to Erdogan as Armenian genocide question looms

Biden and Erdogan have spoken on the phone to discuss relations between the two countries, ahead of an anticipated formal recognition ...

How China's 'wolf warrior' diplomacy fuelled tensions with Turkey

Ali Bakir

How China's 'wolf warrior' diplomacy fuelled tensions with Turkey

Analysis: A rare diplomatic spat erupted between Ankara and Beijing after two Turkish politicians criticised China's treatment of the Uighur ...

Fuad Shahbazov

What's driving Turkey and Ukraine's growing alliance?

Analysis: Turkey's influence in Ukraine has steadily increased in recent years. Amid heightened tensions with Russia, the Ankara-Kyiv alliance ...

US envoy to Moscow returning to US for consultations

The New Arab Staff & Agencies

US envoy to Moscow returning to US for consultations

The US envoy to Moscow will return to Washington for consultations.

Abbas raises alarm over Israeli 'apartheid' at J Street

The New Arab Staff

Abbas raises alarm over Israeli 'apartheid' at J Street

Palestinian president Mahmoud Abbas addressed the liberal pro-Israel lobbying group's 2021 National Conference.

The unconvincing narrative of EU sanctions on Turkey

Alex Kassidiaris

The unconvincing narrative of EU sanctions on Turkey

Analysis: Despite the rhetoric, complex economic and political relations between Turkey and prominent EU member states mean that ...

Can Saudi Arabia and Pakistan mend frayed ties?

Sabena Siddiqui

Can Saudi Arabia and Pakistan mend frayed ties?

Analysis: Amid new geopolitical shifts and realignments in the region, Saudi Arabia and Pakistan appear to be pursuing a reset in ...

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Somali president signs law extending mandate for two years

Somalia’s president has signed a bill extending his mandate for a further two years, a move which has been heavily criticised.

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Libyan PM, top officials to visit Turkey on Monday

A Libyan delegation is going to Turkey on Monday in order to discuss bilateral ties.

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Turkey demands apology after Draghi calls Erdogan a dictator

As of Friday evening, Italian Premier Draghi had not apologised publicly or issued a retraction.

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Sudan agrees to reactivate agreements with Qatar

Relations between Sudan and Qatar appear to be warming since the end of the Gulf blockade earlier this year.

Egypt, Sudan and Ethiopia's Nile dispute: A looming conflict?

Jonathan Fenton-Harvey

Egypt, Sudan and Ethiopia's Nile dispute: A looming conflict?

Analysis: Ethiopia's contested dam on the Nile has pitted it against both Egypt and Sudan, with a border dispute between Khartoum and Addis ...

Giorgio Cafiero

How America's 'maximum pressure' pushed Iran closer to China

Analysis: The US policy of 'maximum pressure' has helped China gain greater leverage in the Middle East, where American influence continues to ...

Sudan pays $335 million to victims for terror delisting

The New Arab Staff & Agencies

Sudan pays $335 million to victims for terror delisting

Sudan has paid an agreed-upon $335 million to compensate victims of past anti-US attacks as part of a deal for removal from the US terror ...

US, Iraq to hold talks over American troop presence

The New Arab Staff & Agencies

US, Iraq to hold talks over American troop presence

Iraqi officials confirmed they had sent a formal request to Biden's administration for a date to resume strategic talks on bilateral ...

Turkey's growing influence in the Horn of Africa

Faisal Ali

Turkey's growing influence in the Horn of Africa

Analysis: In the last decade, Turkey has moved from being a peripheral country with little presence in the Horn of Africa to one of the region's ...

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