The New Arab Logo

Breaking News

Boris Johnson is set to announce the largest investment in arms since the Cold War.

The US military is buying data of people around the world, harvested apps, which seem to target Muslims in particular, reports Motherboard.

Trump bans US investment in Chinese <em>military</em>-linked firms

The New Arab Staff & Agencies

Trump bans US investment in Chinese military-linked firms

Donald Trump has barred Americans from investing in companies that US officials say are owned or controlled by the Chinese military.

Israel delivers first Iron Dome radar to US

The New Arab Staff

Israel delivers first Iron Dome radar to US

Commentators say the Iron Dome's ability to intercept Katyusha-style rockets and mortars at very short ranges could be useful in protecting the ...

Sudanese officials: Diplomatic deal with Israel is near

The New Arab Staff & Agencies

Sudanese officials: Diplomatic deal with Israel is near

A US-brokered deal to normalise ties with Israel is imminent after an American-Israeli delegation flew to Sudan this week, official said.

The New Arab Staff

Armenia calls for Turkey arms embargo amid Nagorno-Karabakh conflict

Yerevan claims Canadian technology was found in a downed Turkish drone.

The New Arab Staff & Agencies

EU sanctions senior Putin aides over Navalny, Libya

The EU sanctioned Putin's inner circle over the poisoning of opposition figure Alexei Navalny and Kremlin meddling in Libya's civil war.

The New Arab Staff

UAE could secure US F-35 deal by December

Israelis have opposed the UAE's planned purchase of cutting-edge fighter jets from the US.

The New Arab Staff

GCC head arrives in blockaded Qatar following Riyadh visit

Nayef Falaj Al-Hajraf, the Secretary-General of the Gulf Cooperation Council [GCC] landed in Doha on Sunday.

US pushing to make Qatar a non-NATO ally

The New Arab Staff

US pushing to make Qatar a non-NATO ally

"We're going to move ahead, we hope, with designating Qatar a major non-NATO ally," a senior US official told reporters

Emile Nakhleh

Bahrain Israel normalisation deal: All risk for little gain

Comment: Bahrain's decision to normalise ties with Israel is a boon for authoritarianism and autocracy, and one that endangers Arabs both ...

Turkish drone company successfully tests flying car

The New Arab Staff

Turkish drone company successfully tests flying car

Drone giant Baykar says it could still take as many as 15 years to see a flying car on the road.

Israel-UAE normalisation agreement doesn't mention annexation or F-35s

The New Arab Staff

Israel-UAE normalisation agreement doesn't mention annexation or F-35s

Text of the Israel-UAE-Bahrain deal published by the Israeli press fails to mention a halt to annexation, a two-state solution, or the rumoured ...

Riyadh allowed raunchy Netflix shows for anti-Saudi episode's removal

The New Arab Staff

Riyadh allowed raunchy Netflix shows for anti-Saudi episode's removal

Saudi Arabia allowed sexually explicit Netflix shows to stream domestically in exchange for the company's removal of a satire show's episode ...

Pompeo failed to replicate UAE-Israel deal, here's why

Rami G. Khouri

Pompeo failed to replicate UAE-Israel deal, here's why

Comment: Pompeo's failure to garner more UAE-style normalisation agreements suggests that Arab public opinion still counts for something, writes ...

The New Arab Staff & Agencies

F-35 hiccup on road to Israel-UAE accord

The tentative alliance between Israel and the UAE could be on the rocks over the sale of possible F-35s to the Emirates.

The New Arab Staff

EU urges Turkey to stop drilling, ponders sanctions

The European Union urged Turkey to halt what it called its “illegal” prospecting activities in contested waters in the eastern Mediterranean.

The New Arab Staff & Agencies

Cyber attacks increasing on hospitals in war-torn countries

Cyber attacks on hospitals have increased, prompting worries that that it could impact on the coronavirus crisis.

The New Arab Staff & Agencies

Israel releases spy satellite images of Syria's Palmyra

The images are the first to be made public since the Ofek 16 satellite was launched in July to monitor the nuclear activities of Iran.

Iran reveals new missile named after 'martyr Qasem Soleimani'

The New Arab Staff

Iran reveals new missile named after 'martyr Qasem Soleimani'

Iran has unveiled a new surface-to-surface missiles, amid continued tensions with Gulf states.

Sabena Siddiqui

Could Saudi Arabia be parting ways with Pakistan?

Riyadh's passive stance on Kashmir has caused a rift with Pakistan as changing regional alliances threaten their strategic relationship.

'Deal of shame': UAE endorses Israel's occupation of Palestine

Muhammad Shehada

'Deal of shame': UAE endorses Israel's occupation of Palestine

Comment: UAE had already sold out the Palestinians, now it's taking the credit for 'stopping annexation' - a process that is happening anyway, ...

US looking into claims of China-Saudi 'nuclear bomb' developments

The New Arab Staff

US looking into claims of China-Saudi 'nuclear bomb' developments

Saudi Arabia is working with China on the development of its civilian nuclear power programme.

Trump eases controls on armed drone exports

The New Arab Staff & Agencies

Trump eases controls on armed drone exports

The White House announced that President Donald Trump had approved a move to diverge partly from the 1987 Missile Technology Control ...

Most Popular

Most Popular