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A Biden win could lead to more crude on the market.

Palestinian-American Congresswoman Rashida Tlaib used an Arabic profanity to describe Trump in a tweet that had people amused and confused.

Harris, Pence portray two very different visions for America

Mitchell Plitnick

Harris, Pence portray two very different visions for America

Comment: Despite both candidates attempting to appeal to a broad base of voters, the gulf between their parties was clear for all to see, writes Mitchell Plitnick.

UK 'Islamists' get more jail time than far-right extremists

The New Arab

UK 'Islamists' get more jail time than far-right extremists

A new report by a London-based think tank found that Muslim terrorists spend more time behind bars than right-wing extremists.

UK government's racist 'Prevent' strategy will fail again

Malia Bouattia

UK government's racist 'Prevent' strategy will fail again

Comment: The UK government's 'Countering Extremism' strategy is designed to criminalise dissent and demonise Muslims, writes Malia Bouattia.

The New Arab & agencies

Saudi oil giant Aramco to buy US natural gas

Saudi Arabia's state owned oil company will begin buying liquid natural gas from San Diego-based Sempra Energy, under a 20 year agreement.

Tanya Goudsouzian

An inconvenient truth for the Iran hawks

Comment: Despite the hawks in his administration, Trump, and the American public have no appetite for war with Iran, writes Tanya Goudsouzian.

Emile Nakhleh

Qatar repels Saudi-led blockade

Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman has failed to coerce Qatar to change course to suit Saudi Arabia's regional hegemonic aims, writes Emile ...

Michelle Dixon and Sunjeev Bery

Saudi Arabia's crisis: Climate change opportunity

Comment: Now is the time to force western companies to give up the fossil-fuel profits that Saudi Arabia is investing in them, write Sunjeev ...

Stansted 15 verdict: Using counter-terrorism to erode civil liberties

Malia Bouattia

Stansted 15 verdict: Using counter-terrorism to erode civil liberties

Comment: The line between activism, disobedience and terrorism is purposefully being blurred in Britain, writes Malia Bouattia.

The New Arab & agencies

Donald Trump thanks Saudi Arabia for 'lower oil prices'

The US president has routinely tweeted about his displeasure with high oil prices and his goal to see them lowered.

Jazz hands are not the issue

Malia Bouattia

Jazz hands are not the issue

Comment: A dangerous new bill threatens to further eradicate civil liberties under the guise of fighting terrorism, writes Malia Bouattia.

'Please stop' tweeting about oil, Iran tells Trump

The New Arab & agencies

'Please stop' tweeting about oil, Iran tells Trump

OPEC representative Hossein Kazempour Ardebili has frequently blasted Trump for his tweets about the oil cartel.

Trump again slams OPEC for 'artificially' high oil prices

The New Arab & agencies

Trump again slams OPEC for 'artificially' high oil prices

Iran has swiped back, accusing the president of stoking volatility after withdrawing from the nuclear arms deal.

Solidarity with the #Stansted15

Malia Bouattia

Solidarity with the #Stansted15

Comment: Threatening those who take direct action to stop deportations with 'terrorism' charges is an attempt to terrify activists, writes Malia ...

Robert Cusack

Bombs and Oil: Saudi-Russia bonding over mutual loves

In-depth: The recent Saudi entourage to Moscow marks the beginning of a diversification in Saudi foreign policy and the beginning of a new order in the region.

Robert Cusack

Pensioners should be allowed to boycott Israel, court hears

The UK high court heard there was no legal basis for the current guidance on the boycott of Israeli investments, a policy the Conservative Party ...

Hilary Aked

UK government's moves to outlaw BDS are unethical

Comment: Hoping to cosy up to Israel in a post-Brexit Britain, the UK government has moved to make local councils' boycott of Israeli companies ...

Warda Mohamed

Addicted to oil: Capitalism, climate change and armed conflict

Comment: The relatively under-explored connections between climate change, the monopolisation of resources and armed conflict, are seen in ...

Oman's export revenues decrease in line with oil prices

The New Arab

Oman's export revenues decrease in line with oil prices

Oman's national statistics agency has reported a large decrease in export revenues, causing unpleasant effects for the country's economy.

Robert Cusack

Aramco audit to uncover Saudi oil reserve secrets

Saudi Arabia's energy minister has confirmed that an independent audit of Saudi Aramco will reveal reserves ahead of an IPO, expected in 2018.

Algeria government 'slipping deeper into repression', Amnesty International warns

The New Arab

Algeria government 'slipping deeper into repression', Amnesty International warns

Algerian authorities are silencing peaceful protesters and suppressing free speech, human rights group Amnesty International has said, as four ...

Algeria 'not doing enough' to protect human rights

Al-Araby al-Jadeed staff

Algeria 'not doing enough' to protect human rights

The Algerian government is not doing enough to protect human rights and civil liberties, a rights group said in a new report published on ...

Oil curse takes Algeria's economy to the brink

George Joffe

Oil curse takes Algeria's economy to the brink

Comment: Falling prices and a growing population mean that Algeria has some tough decisions to make in order to save its economy, says George ...

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