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Egypt, Saudi Arabia, and several Gulf states do not plan to take action over Israel's plan to annex large swathes of the occupied West Bank, according to media reports.

Syria Insight: A German court case has gripped the Syrian diaspora in Europe, shedding light on Assad's notorious campaign of torture.

How Abu Dhabi is helping out Damascus

Khaled Sid Mohand

How Abu Dhabi is helping out Damascus

Comment: Khaled Sid Mohand of The Justice and Liberties for All Committee discusses normalisation, and the UAE's monetary, military and security partnerships with the Syrian regime.

Will Jordan revoke its peace treaty with Israel?

Stasa Salacanin

Will Jordan revoke its peace treaty with Israel?

Annexation of the West Bank could be the final blow to Jordan's peace treaty with Israel.

Minor Detail: A haunting meditation on violence and memory

Ramona Wadi

Minor Detail: A haunting meditation on violence and memory

Book Club: Adania Shibli's evocative novel is a searing reflection on the Palestinian experience of violence and memory.

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UK's Boris Johnson writes op-ed against for Israeli newspaper

In an op-ed for Israel's top newspaper, UK Prime Minister Boris Johnson opposed Israel's annexation of parts of the occupied West Bank.

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.

Josh Ruebner

Thanks to Ocasio-Cortez, Congress could finally hold Israel accountable

Comment: Rep. Ocasio-Cortez is showing real leadership by firmly grounding her opposition to Israeli annexation in Palestinian human and ...

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Israel praises Saudi FM for tough stance on Iran

Israel's foreign ministry retweeted a quote given by Saudi FM Adel Al-Jubeir calling Iran the 'world's number one terror sponsor', concurring ...

Israel will announce UAE partnership to fight virus

The New Arab Staff & Agencies

Israel will announce UAE partnership to fight virus

In a speech to graduating Israeli fighter pilots, Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu said an announcement was expected "in a few moments" and ...

The New Arab Staff & Agencies

Israel's Netanyahu struggles to sell West Bank annexation plans

Israel's plans to annex large parts of the occupied West Bank face opposition from the international community but it is unclear how Western and ...

Syria refuses to 'bow' to US sanctions

The New Arab Staff & Agencies

Syria refuses to 'bow' to US sanctions

The Syrian regime's foreign minister has said that the US Caesar Act sanctions are intended to weaken support for Assad ahead of presidential ...

Yemen's UAE-backed STC 'in secret talks with Israel': report

The New Arab Staff

Yemen's UAE-backed STC 'in secret talks with Israel': report

The Southern Transitional Council has been in secret talks with Israel, a report has claimed.

US to lift Sudan sanctions 'after elections': reports

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US to lift Sudan sanctions 'after elections': reports

Washington plans to lift sanctions on Khartoum after the country holds its first democratic elections following a three-year transitional ...

UAE feigns opposition to Israeli annexation to push <em>normalisation</em>

Muhammad Shehada

UAE feigns opposition to Israeli annexation to push normalisation

Comment: Setting the bar even lower, UAE and Saudi Arabia are touting normalisation with Israel in exchange for no annexation, writes ...

The New Arab Staff

US threatens UAE with sanctions over normalisation with Syria

James Jeffrey said that UAE's normalisation bid with the Assad regime was 'a bad idea', signalling that Emirati businesses will be hit with sanctions if they continue dealings with Damascus.

The New Arab Staff & Agencies

Damascus hits out at new US sanctions on Syria

The measures are the first to take effect under the Caesar Act, which punishes any companies that work with the Assad regime.

The New Arab Staff

Over million expatriates expected to leave Saudi Arabia

Some 178,000 applications to leave the kingdom were made within a period of just over a month.

The New Arab Staff

Saudi pro-Israel journalist stripped of nationality appeals to MbS

Pro-Israel journalist Hamid Al-Ghabin said his Saudi citizenship was withdrawn and appealed to Mohammed bin Salman for amnesty.

Anxious Muslims anticipate Hajj cancellation as Covid-19 spikes

The New Arab Staff & Agencies

Anxious Muslims anticipate Hajj cancellation as Covid-19 spikes

Saudi Arabia is expected to either largely scale back or cancel the annual pilgrimage as coronavirus cases spike worldwide.

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Mossad chief to discuss annexation plans with Arab leaders

Mossad Chief Yossi Cohen will meet with Arab leaders in attempt to soften their position on Israel’s annexation plans, according to a report by ...

UAE foreign minister to speak at pro-Israel forum

The New Arab Staff

UAE foreign minister to speak at pro-Israel forum

Anwar Gargash and Mohammad al-Issa will speak at the American Jewish Cooperation's global virtual forum.

Global Jewish studies scholars slam Israeli annexation 'crime'

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Global Jewish studies scholars slam Israeli annexation 'crime'

Hundreds of Jewish studies scholars signed an open letter condemning Israel's annexation plans.

UAE official declares Israel an opportunity, not an enemy

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UAE official declares Israel an opportunity, not an enemy

In an op-ed published by Israel's top newspaper, the UAE's ambassador to the US said Israel cannot expect normalisation with Arab ...

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