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Riyadh's defence ministry named the three soldiers as Mohammed bin Ahmed, Shaher bin Issa and Hamoud bin Ibrahim without identifying who they were accused of colluding with.

The announcement comes after Aramco posted consecutive falls in profits since it began disclosing earnings in 2019.

UN: 'lack of transparency' in Jordan palace crisis

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UN: 'lack of transparency' in Jordan palace crisis

Prince Hamzah, a former crown prince, has accused Jordan's rulers of corruption and ineptitude.

Goalkeeper, celibate millionaire, Gaddafi adviser vie for Peru presidency

The New Arab Staff & Agencies

Goalkeeper, celibate millionaire, Gaddafi adviser vie for Peru presidency

Eighteen candidates will contest a first round of presidential elections in Peru.

SADC vows 'proportionate' response to 'heinous' Mozambique terror

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SADC vows 'proportionate' response to 'heinous' Mozambique terror

SADC leaders met in Mozambique's capital on Thursday to discuss their response to rising terror in the country.

The New Arab Staff & Agencies

Regional shadow war escalates with attack on Iranian ship

When an important Iranian ship off the coast of Yemen was attacked this week, it marked an escalation in the Middle East's shadow war.

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Sri Lanka arrests 'Mrs World' on assault charge

An on-stage fracas at a beauty pageant had serious consequences for 'Mrs World', who was charged with assault. This year's 'Mrs Sri Lanka' ...

Sarah Markiewicz

The future of learning Arabic in MENA post-pandemic

Sarah Markiewicz unravels the beloved diversity of learning Arabic, its regional varieties, and how recent events in the region have thrust ...

The New Arab Staff & Agencies

Mozambique IS-linked terror insurgency threatens regional stability

Mozambique's recent of spate of IS-linked terror threatens not just that country but also its neighbours, prompting them to raise serious ...

The Iraq Report: Saddam-era laws used to silence dissent

The New Arab

The Iraq Report: Saddam-era laws used to silence dissent

Iraq is using Baathist-era laws to indict critics, prompting anger that penal codes imposed by a dictatorial regime are being used to crush ...

Alessandra Bajec

Sheikh Jarrah and the ethnic cleansing of East Jerusalem

In-depth: Palestinian families in East Jerusalem's Sheikh Jarrah neighbourhood are in danger of being forcibly evicted from their homes in an ...

US 'concerned' over Saudi aid worker's 20-year jail term

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US 'concerned' over Saudi aid worker's 20-year jail term

The US expressed concern after a Saudi aid worker was sentenced to 20 years in jail.

EU chiefs press Erdogan on rights, stress better ties

The New Arab Staff & Agencies

EU chiefs press Erdogan on rights, stress better ties

The EU's top two officials voiced concerns over human rights in Turkey, while expressing hope for stronger ties.

Companies pursuing Saudi Arabia over unpaid Riyadh metro bills

The New Arab Staff

Companies pursuing Saudi Arabia over unpaid Riyadh metro bills

The payments dispute was reportedly escalated to a diplomatic level last year over payments for the Riyadh metro

The phenomenal legacy of Nawal El Saadawi

Natali Dare

The phenomenal legacy of Nawal El Saadawi

Physician, psychiatrist and a prolific novelist, Dr Nawal El Saadawi was an influential voice in the fight for women's rights.

The New Arab Staff & Agencies

US urges de-escalation between Sudan, Ethiopia

US Secretary of State Antony Blinken pressed for an easing of tensions between Sudan and Ethiopia as fears grow of a spillover from the bloody Tigray conflict.

The New Arab Staff & Agencies

Mozambique army says 'significant' number of IS-linked militants killed

Mozambique's army is on the verge of regaining control of the gas hub of Palma from IS-linked militants.

The New Arab Staff & Agencies

ICC hails 'new phase' with US after sanctions lifted

The Biden administration has stripped Trump-era financial sanctions and a visa ban imposed on top ICC prosecutor Fatou Bensouda and another ...

Nahrain Al-Mousawi

Silence Is a Sense: War, migration, trauma and healing

Book Club: Silence Is a Sense is a poignant and profound story of a Syrian refugee left so traumatised by war and migration that she no longer ...

Greece accuses Turkish coastguard of Aegean 'provocations'

The New Arab Staff & Agencies

Greece accuses Turkish coastguard of Aegean 'provocations'

Athens accused the Turkish coastguard of 'accompanying flimsy migrant boats'.

The New Arab Staff & Agencies

Black adviser to Boris Johnson quits amid race report

Boris Johnson's most senior Black adviser has quit over the heavily contested race report published by the government this week.

AU calls for urgent action after Mozambique jihadist attack

The New Arab Staff & Agencies

AU calls for urgent action after Mozambique jihadist attack

The African Union called for urgent international action after a jihadist attack that killed dozens and uprooted thousands on the northern ...

Iraq PM soothes security concern on Saudi visit

The New Arab Staff & Agencies

Iraq PM soothes security concern on Saudi visit

In a long-awaited meeting, the Saudi Arabia Crown Prince hosted the Iraqi PM in talks surrounding the kingdom's security, as well as tightening ...

UN envoy urges action to prevent Myanmar 'civil war'

The New Arab Staff & Agencies

UN envoy urges action to prevent Myanmar 'civil war'

The UN envoy on Myanmar implored the Security Council to take action in the Asian nation's escalating crisis.

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