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The UK has said Israel's settlement construction is 'incompatible' with its declared peace goals.

Pressuring Egypt's Hosni Mubarak to resign while remaining passive on Bahrain as it suppressed protesters was an inconsistency for which he had no elegant explanation, Obama writes.

Trump advisor says Israel <em>lobby</em> 'pushes US into wars'

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Trump advisor says Israel lobby 'pushes US into wars'

The new Trump appointee says Israel pushed the US into war after 911.

Erdogan turned down meeting with Pompeo: report

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Erdogan turned down meeting with Pompeo: report

Pompeo will not be meeting with top Turkish officials during his visit, after President Erdogan and Foreign Minister Cavusoglu reportedly turned ...

Obama's new book suggests bullying campaign by pro-Israel <em>lobby</em>

The New Arab Staff

Obama's new book suggests bullying campaign by pro-Israel lobby

In his new book, Obama reveals that he was "on the receiving end" of a "whisper campaign" that portrayed him as "insufficiently supportive - or ...

The New Arab Staff

Pompeo 'made rich by Israel lobby': new Pentagon adviser

Trump administration officials including Secretary of State Mike Pompeo have been made 'very, very rich' by the 'Israeli lobby', a new adviser to the Pentagon has said.

Eli Clifton

Trump's megadonors will continue to shape hawkish Republican policy

Comment: The Adelsons might be done with Trump, but they will continue to form the backbone of the GOP's campaign finance apparatus, warns Eli ...

Nizar Hassan

Hariri's return: the fruit of a counterrevolution

Comment: By returning Hariri to the premiership, Lebanon's ruling class has completed a counterrevolutionary cycle that started with his ...

The New Arab Staff & Agencies

Trump backers converge on vote centres in Michigan, Arizona

The protests came as the president insisted without evidence that there were major problems with the voting and the ballot counting.

Why Some Bernie-supporting Arab-Americans are bypassing Biden for Trump

Khaled A. Beydoun

Why Some Bernie-supporting Arab-Americans are bypassing Biden for Trump

Comment: From factory workers to Gen-Zers, a range of Arab Americans rooting for Trump show their communities aren't monoliths, and Biden cannot ...

Jonathan Fenton-Harvey

Dubai police chief nominee for Interpol raises red flags

Comment: Respect for human rights is a founding principle of Interpol. To name an Emirati police chief as its president would be a gross ...

Is time running out for Macron's credibility in Lebanon?

Martin Jay

Is time running out for Macron's credibility in Lebanon?

As experts point to Lebanon taking the initiative on reforms before Western aid is prepared, a new blueprint which is bolder yet more realistic ...

Congress may allow Israel veto on UAE arms sale

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Congress may allow Israel veto on UAE arms sale

A bipartisan bill proposes to give Israel to veto any US arms sales to Arab countries, which could prove a major obstacle to the planned US-UAE ...

US House votes for companies to declare Xinjiang products

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US House votes for companies to declare Xinjiang products

The US House of Representatives has voted to force companies to disclose any products which come from the Xinjiang region of China, amid severe ...

Anti-Qatar <em>lobby</em> erodes US press freedom with AJ+ ruling

Kristian Coates Ulrichsen

Anti-Qatar lobby erodes US press freedom with AJ+ ruling

Comment: Forcing AJ+ to register as a foreign agent raises serious questions about foreign influence on US politics, and is a worrying attack on ...

The New Arab Staff

British police 'may deploy Israeli drones'

Police in the United Kingdom are considering using an Israeli drone which was utilised against Palestinians in the 2014 operation on the besieged Gaza Strip.

The New Arab & agencies

US House votes to ban Xinjiang imports, angering China

The US House of Representatives voted to ban imports from China's Xinjiang region over reports of forced Uighur labour.

Marc Owen Jones

AJ+ ruling projects Emirati power into US justice system

Comment: The DOJ report forcing AJ+ to register as a foreign agent bears the clear hallmarks of Washington's Emirati lobby and an ...

The New Arab Staff

British tourist dies after 'swinging from window' in Istanbul

Turkish police are investigating the fatal fall of a British tourist who was captured on video attempting to swing between windows on the ...

US orders AJ+ to register as a 'foreign agent'

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US orders AJ+ to register as a 'foreign agent'

AJ+ is a digital news platform, which has been a frequent target of UAE criticism.

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Netanyahu showed Trump fake video of Abbas supporting child-murder

A new book by veteran US journalist Bob Woodward says that Israeli Prime Minister Netanyahu showed Trump a doctored video of Palestinian ...

How Facebook stifles local media to protect India's BJP

Hanan Zaffar and Aamir Aijaz

How Facebook stifles local media to protect India's BJP

Independent media outlets say Facebook is restricting content criticising the Hindu nationalist BJP, while failing to curtail hate speech by the ...

How the West Stole Democracy from the Arabs

Josh Ruebner

How the West Stole Democracy from the Arabs

Book Club: Elizabeth Thompson chronicles a pivotal moment in modern history when Arab nationalists established a representative democracy - and ...

How the Israel-UAE alliance formalises new fault lines

Nour Odeh

How the Israel-UAE alliance formalises new fault lines

Analysis: Political fault lines in the region have shifted and a dramatic adjustment is required to save the Palestinian national movement.

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