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Normalisation, Iran and the Tigray conflict were on the agenda in Joe Biden and Mohammed bin Zayed's call on Tuesday.

Egypt's foreign ministry has confirmed that the deputy foreign ministers of both nations are chairing meetings in Cairo for talks on normalising ties.

Turkey ambassador in UAE as tensions ease

The New Arab

Turkey ambassador in UAE as tensions ease

Turkey and the UAE have been locked in a dispute over proxy wars in the Middle East and North Africa. The new ambassador is a sign to ease those tensions.

The Generals' Letter: playing with fire

Malia Bouattia

The Generals' Letter: playing with fire

Comment: The dangerous far-right Islamophobic rhetoric of the so-called Generals' Letter is unfortunately nothing new, writes Malia Bouattia.

Moroccan Foreign Minister to speak at AIPAC event

The New Arab Staff

Moroccan Foreign Minister to speak at AIPAC event

Foreign Minister Nasser Bourita will be the first Moroccan official to speak at an event hosted by AIPAC, the US's biggest pro-Israel lobbying ...

Eva J. Koulouriotis

How warming Egypt-Turkey ties could impact the Middle East

Analysis: The beginning of a new chapter in Egypt-Turkey relations could also pave the way for changes in the wider region.

The New Arab Staff

Lebanon to restart US-mediated maritime border talks with Israel

The talks relate to an area of the eastern Mediterranean thought to contain significant quantities of oil and natural gas.

Dalal Yassine

Abbas's Palestinian election theatre

Comment: Abbas, Israel and the US all stand to gain from a postponed or cancelled election. Meanwhile Palestinian self-determination is left ...

Emad Moussa

Boris Johnson's ICC opposition puts Israel above the law

Comment: Without the EU or any kind of substantial opposition, Tory pro-Israel policy has been allowed to run wild, and it's the Palestinians ...

Erdogan's party extends new olive branch to Egypt

The New Arab Staff & Agencies

Erdogan's party extends new olive branch to Egypt

Bulant Turan, the parliamentary leader of Erdogan's AKP party, said a motion will be presented to the parliament speaker's officer 'to establish ...

The New Arab Staff & Agencies

Sudan repeals Israel boycott law amid normalisation efforts

Sudan has repealed the Israel boycott act, which has been in place since 1958, despite nationwide protests.

Greece FM in Egypt amid Cairo-Ankara '<em>normalisation</em>'

The New Arab Staff

Greece FM in Egypt amid Cairo-Ankara 'normalisation'

Greece and Egypt's foreign ministers hold talks on developments in the Eastern Mediterranean.

Cyprus hosts UAE-Israel-Greece meeting in 'changing' Mideast

The New Arab Staff & Agencies

Cyprus hosts UAE-Israel-Greece meeting in 'changing' Mideast

Israeli and Emirati diplomats met in Cyprus on Friday to discuss regional economic, security, and political issues.

UAE provokes anger with 'Independence Day' tweet to Israel

The New Arab Staff

UAE provokes anger with 'Independence Day' tweet to Israel

The UAE has congratulated Israel on its independence day, an event marked by Palestinians as the beginning of their displacement from their ...

Sudan denies plans to send delegation to Israel

The New Arab Staff

Sudan denies plans to send delegation to Israel

Khartoum established ties with Israel last year but there has been a lot of opposition to normalisation among the Sudanese public

The New Arab Staff

Morocco called for release of jailed journalists

Moroccan journalists have called on authorities to release Suleiman Raissouni and Omar Al-Radi, who have been held for several month on pre-trail detention.

The New Arab Staff & Agencies

Turkey and Egypt to hold 'normalisation' talks: foreign minister

Turkey and Egypt cut off relations in 2013, after the Muslim Brotherhood's Mohamed Morsi was overthrown as Egyptian president.

The New Arab Staff & Agencies

Foreign firms vie to rebuild ravaged Beirut port

Devastation wrought by the port explosion in Beirut, which killed more than 200 people, has sparked a commercial and geopolitical contest ...

The New Arab Staff

Sudanese parties denounce repeal of Israel boycott bill

More than 24 political parties have denounced repealing the Israel boycott act, which has been in place since 1958.

Kuwait wants to strengthen ties with Turkey, says ruler

The New Arab Staff & Agencies

Kuwait wants to strengthen ties with Turkey, says ruler

A letter from Sheikh Nawaf al-Ahmad al-Sabah conveyed Kuwait's commitment to close relations between the two friendly countries and expanding ...

Tyler Cullis and Trita Parsi

For true JCPOA re-entry, Biden must tear down sanctions

Comment: Trump's sanctions will have to go if the Biden administration intends to have any policy success with respect to Iran, write Tyler ...

Moroccan teacher 'sex assault' victim charged: lawyer

The New Arab Staff

Moroccan teacher 'sex assault' victim charged: lawyer

Moroccan teachers have been charged after accusing security forces of sexual assault at a protest in the capital.

Sudan agrees to reactivate agreements with Qatar

The New Arab Staff

Sudan agrees to reactivate agreements with Qatar

Relations between Sudan and Qatar appear to be warming since the end of the Gulf blockade earlier this year.

Mansour Abbas: The Islamist politician reshaping Israel's political landscape

Emad Moussa

Mansour Abbas: The Islamist politician reshaping Israel's political landscape

Analysis: When elected to the Knesset two years ago, few Israelis knew who Mansour Abbas was. Now the Islamist leader could shape the fate of ...

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