The New Arab Logo

Breaking News

Bahraini security officials who allegedly tortured the two men received training that was partly funded by Britain.

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

Dubai-based broadcaster uses gaming clip for 'Libya airstrike' footage

The New Arab Staff

Dubai-based broadcaster uses gaming clip for 'Libya airstrike' footage

Activists close to the GNA believe that the strikes were carried out by Emirati Mirage 2000-9 fighter jets taking off from Egypt's Al-Barani airbase.

Italian MEP accuses Algeria of oppressing Amazigh ethnic group

The New Arab Staff

Italian MEP accuses Algeria of oppressing Amazigh ethnic group

Since the outbreak of Covid-19, the Algerian government has passed two laws endangering the freedoms of the Amazigh people, according to ...

Turkish naval commander meets Libyan chief of staff

The New Arab Staff

Turkish naval commander meets Libyan chief of staff

Turkey's Admiral Adnan Ozbal has met the Libyan government's Chief of Staff in Tripoli ahead of an expected confrontation between Libyan ...

The New Arab Staff

Greek FM visits seat Libya's pro-Haftar government

The surprise visit from the Greek offical is the latest sign of deepening ties between Athens and Haftar

Jonathan Fenton-Harvey

Will the Caesar Act deter UAE normalisation of Assad?

In-depth: The Syrian regime has become increasingly important to the UAE's geopolitical goals.

Alessandra Bajec

Tunisia's marginalised Tataouine rises up against broken government promises

In-depth: Tunisia's south has long been marginalised, with successive governments since the revolution unable or unwilling to address the ...

The New Arab Staff & Agencies

Macron slams Turkey's 'criminal responsibility' in Libya

French President Emmanuel Macron accused fellow NATO member Turkey of "criminal responsibility" over its involvement in the Libyan conflict, in ...

The UAE is gradually eclipsing Saudi Arabia in Yemen

Jonathan Fenton-Harvey

The UAE is gradually eclipsing Saudi Arabia in Yemen

Comment: The STC's takeover of Socotra indicates that the United Arab Emirates has marginalised Saudi Arabia into a weaker position, at least ...

The New Arab Staff

Libya's Haftar 'mobilising mercenaries' for key battle in Sirte

Haftar-allied foreign mercenaries are reportedly headed for Sirtre to take part in a key battle against government forces.

Turkey summons Austrian envoy over Kurdish-Turkish clashes in Vienna

The New Arab Staff & Agencies

Turkey summons Austrian envoy over Kurdish-Turkish clashes in Vienna

Austria also summoned the Turkish ambassador over the clashes between Kurdish and Turkish nationalist demonstrators.

Iran issues arrest warrant for Trump, requests Interpol help

The New Arab Staff & Agencies

Iran issues arrest warrant for Trump, requests Interpol help

Tehran has reportedly issued arrest warrants for Trump and 30 others it accuses of involvement in a drone strike that killed a top Iranian ...

Bahraini soldier killed in Yemen as Al-Bayda battles resume

The New Arab Staff

Bahraini soldier killed in Yemen as Al-Bayda battles resume

Bahrain's army announced that one of their soldiers was killed in Yemen while participating in the Saudi-led coalition.

Sisi has no business drawing 'red lines' in Libya

Ahmed Sewehli

Sisi has no business drawing 'red lines' in Libya

Comment: Egypt's undemocratic aims and interference in Libya are unwelcome, writes Ahmed Sewehli.

The New Arab Staff & Agencies

Oil firm says Russian mercenaries enter key Libya field

Russian and other foreign mercenaries drove into Libya's key Al-Sharara oil field.

The New Arab Staff

UK Foreign Office urged to secure Gulf activists' safety

A group of UK lawmakers urged the UK Foreign Office to intervene in the cases of three Gulf activists who are at risk of contracting Covid-19 in ...

Sana Uqba

Yemen in Focus: Allies turn rivals on Socotra island

This week we focus on the capture of Socotra by UAE-backed southern separatists.

The New Arab Staff & Agencies

Libya 'a priority' Italy's FM says during Tripoli visit

Rome and Tripoli are reworking a 2017 memorandum on migration.

UN: Yemen will 'fall off cliff' without new funds

The New Arab Staff & Agencies

UN: Yemen will 'fall off cliff' without new funds

The UN's humanitarian chief Mark Lowcock said there were two options for the international community: 'support the humanitarian response... or ...

The New Arab Staff & Agencies

Tunisian president hits out at foreign interference

Tunisian President Kais Saied on Tuesday criticised foreign intervention in his country and warned against efforts to divide ...

An Egyptian-Turkish war in Libya?

Giorgio Cafiero

An Egyptian-Turkish war in Libya?

Comment: Recent geopolitical and on-the-ground developments have ignited concerns over the prospect of an Egyptian-Turkish military ...

Saudi Arabia's erasure of its Ottoman history will backfire

Muhammed Nafih Wafy

Saudi Arabia's erasure of its Ottoman history will backfire

Comment: Saudi Arabia is distancing itself from its Ottoman past to fuel its rivalry with Turkey, whipping up jingoistic sentiments, and ...

France wants discussion 'without taboos' on EU-Turkey ties

The New Arab Staff & Agencies

France wants discussion 'without taboos' on EU-Turkey ties

The EU must 'defend its own interests' and reconsiders its relationship with Turkey, Le Drian said, who France accuses of playing a 'dangerous ...

Most Popular

Most Popular