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As the political elite point fingers of blame, aid groups stepped up to help Lebanon during this time. Impact Lebanon is one of them.

Greece accused Turkey of “threatening peace” and held a meeting of military chiefs after Turkey deployed a research ship in the hotly contested, gas-rich eastern Mediterranean

India's Modi launches Hindu temple on Kashmir anniversary

The New Arab Staff & Agencies

India's Modi launches Hindu temple on Kashmir anniversary

India's Prime Minister Narendra Modi launched the construction of a new Hindu temple at a contested religious site with a history of deadly sectarian violence.

To Muslim-Americans, Trump calling protesters 'terrorists' is nothing new

Imrul Islam

To Muslim-Americans, Trump calling protesters 'terrorists' is nothing new

Comment: The abuses Trump's agents have perpetrated on protesters in Portland were already painfully routine among immigrants and Muslim ...

Turkish army seizes PKK ammunition cache in northern Iraq

The New Arab Staff

Turkish army seizes PKK ammunition cache in northern Iraq

The haul includes scores of AK-47 rifles, shot guns and anti-aircraft gun ammunition.

The New Arab Staff

Egyptian man sets home alight, kills family over 'expenses'

Five members of a family have been killed after a male relative set their home alight in a dispute over expenses.

The New Arab Staff

Massive fire strikes oil pipeline on major Cairo highway

A huge blaze was reported on a major Cairo highway on Tuesday, torching dozens of cars and injuring at least 17 people, authorities said.

The New Arab Staff & Agencies

More coronavirus cases reported in Syria's Idlib

The enclave is currently under threat of losing crucial humanitarian aid access.

The New Arab Staff & Agencies

Iraq sets up border posts to 'prevent Turkish advance'

Ankara has established at least a dozen posts inside Iraqi territory as part of a military campaign to rout members of the PKK.

Divide and survive: Ethiopia balances Gulf, Turkey ties

Giorgio Cafiero and Corrado Čok

Divide and survive: Ethiopia balances Gulf, Turkey ties

Ethiopia is the most coveted target of the ongoing scramble for the Horn of Africa.

The New Arab Staff

Jordan and Iraq form joint coronavirus strategy

Jordan has been applauded for its handling of the coronavirus crisis.

Greek-Italian maritime deal sends clear message to Turkey

Eva J. Koulouriotis

Greek-Italian maritime deal sends clear message to Turkey

The Greek-Italian maritime deal comes amid a Mediterranean power struggle sparked by events in Libya's war.

The significance of Erdogan's Hagia Sophia conversion plan

Gasia Ohanes

The significance of Erdogan's Hagia Sophia conversion plan

As opposition parties call for early elections, Erdogan's critics say he is using Hagia Sophia to divert attention from economic turmoil ...

Greek PM to visit Israel to talk energy, annexation

The New Arab Staff & Agencies

Greek PM to visit Israel to talk energy, annexation

Israel hopes to avoid sanctions from the EU with the help of friendly countries like Greece.

To honour George Floyd, make this moment count

Aadam Muuse

To honour George Floyd, make this moment count

Comment: George Floyd's death has brought a window for change. Now is the time to listen to the activists who’ve been laying the groundwork for ...

The New Arab Staff

Turkey applies for oil exploration licenses in Libya

Turkey says it has a bilateral agreement with the Libyan Government of National Accord, which would allow it to receive oil exploration permits in seven spots.

Jonathan Fenton-Harvey

France and Turkey's growing rivalry in the Middle East

France views Turkey's foreign policy stance as a threat to its own economic and geopolitical interests.

The New Arab & agencies

China promises vaccine will be 'global public good'

China's Xi Jinping also committed $2 billion to global Covid-19 response efforts.

The New Arab

Jordanian court rules against cancelling gas deal with Israel

Jordan's constitutional court ruled against cancelling the kingdom's controversial natural gas deal with Israel.

Yemen in Focus: UN's lax approach 'emboldens Houthi violence'

Sana Uqba

Yemen in Focus: UN's lax approach 'emboldens Houthi violence'

This week we focus on the response to an uptick in Houthi violence, the release of hundreds of prisoners, and more.

Courtney Freer

Saudi-Russia oil price deal a test of US leverage

Comment: Much is at stake for Trump's domestic and international reputation in brokering the global energy pricing war, writes Courtney Freer.

Houthi shelling kills women inmates at Yemen's Taiz prison

The New Arab

Houthi shelling kills women inmates at Yemen's Taiz prison

Houthi shelling on a prison in Taiz killed at least five women and a child on Saturday, local reports confirmed.

Houthis strike Marib oil facility despite UN ceasefire efforts

The New Arab

Houthis strike Marib oil facility despite UN ceasefire efforts

A state-owned oil facility in Yemen's eastern Marib region was struck by Houthis on Saturday, despite the rebels 'responding positively' to UN ...

Iran-Turkey gas tap closes after 'terror' attack on <em>pipeline</em>

The New Arab

Iran-Turkey gas tap closes after 'terror' attack on pipeline

The flow of natural Iranian gas to Turkey has been halted after an attack by 'terrorists', reports confirmed on Tuesday.

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