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Senators Thom Tills and Chris Coons have called on Egypt to release Ramy Kamel or give him a free and fair trial.

Why you should care about the arrests in Egypt

Gaia Caramazza

Why you should care about the arrests in Egypt

More than 60,000 political prisoners have been incarcerated since Fattah al-Sisi’s power grab in 2013.

Suu Kyi forecast to triumph in virus-hit Myanmar election

The New Arab Staff & Agencies

Suu Kyi forecast to triumph in virus-hit Myanmar election

The election is just the second since the Southeast Asian nation emerged from nearly half a century of junta rule in 2011.

Trump erupts as Biden closes in on US presidency

The New Arab Staff & Agencies

Trump erupts as Biden closes in on US presidency

US President Donald Trump renewed his unfounded claims that Democrats are trying to “steal” the election from him as Joe Biden inches closer to ...

The New Arab Staff & Agencies

Biden on cusp of White House victory

Democrat Joe Biden has gained significant ground in the nail-biting US election, as all eyes remain on the upcoming results of battleground state Pennsylvania.

The New Arab Staff & Agencies

Palestinians losing hope two decades on from second intifada

Two decades after the second Palestinian intifada began, a new generation has grown up while hopes for a Palestinian state and freedom from ...

The New Arab Staff

Erdogan: Greece must enter talks or 'face the consequences'

The Turkish president had strong words to say to Greece as the situation in the Mediterranean heats up.

Suraya Dadoo

Stop normalising apartheid: Lessons from South Africa's liberation struggle

Comment: Africa's Frontline States showed what real solidarity looks like, but the Arab world is ignoring the lessons of history, writes Suraya ...

Israel-UAE 'peace plane' leaves suffering Gazans behind

Ramona Wadi

Israel-UAE 'peace plane' leaves suffering Gazans behind

Comment: As the Israeli-UAE 'peace' agreement takes centre stage, it deflects from a renewed siege on Gaza and the UN's failure to address ...

The New Arab Staff & Agencies

Saudi sacks military commander over alleged corruption

A top Saudi military commander and his son were sacked on Monday over graft allegations, state media said, in the government's latest purge.

Putin 'to help ease' Turkey-Cyprus gas search tensions

The New Arab Staff & Agencies

Putin 'to help ease' Turkey-Cyprus gas search tensions

Vladimir Putin reportedly made the pledge during a 45-minute telephone conversation with Cypriot President Nicos Anastasiades.

Saudi Arabia's MbS demands $15 billion from jailed prince

The New Arab Staff

Saudi Arabia's MbS demands $15 billion from jailed prince

Saudi prince Mohammed bin Nayef, jailed earlier this year, is facing major corruption charges.

Sisi has no business drawing 'red lines' in Libya

Ahmed Sewehli

Sisi has no business drawing 'red lines' in Libya

Comment: Egypt's undemocratic aims and interference in Libya are unwelcome, writes Ahmed Sewehli.

Sudanese raped in sit-in massacre wait for justice

The New Arab & agencies

Sudanese raped in sit-in massacre wait for justice

Dozens of women who were raped during the brutal dispersal of a Khartoum sit-in camp one year ago are forced to wrestle with their trauma alone.

The New Arab

Saudi prince unlawfully detained, denied contact: HRW

Prince Faisal bin Abdullah Al Saud, is detained by Saudi authorities and not permitted any contact while his whereabouts remain unknown, says HRW.

The New Arab & agencies

Jailed Princess Basmah fears coronavirus risk in Saudi prison

A year after landing in jail without charge, her mercy plea unanswered by Saudi rulers and in fear of a coronavirus outbreak behind bars, a ...

Ali Bakeer

Saudi-Turkey media war reflects MBS's growing internal problems

The recent Saudi media escalation against Turkey coincides with a growing list of internal problems for Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman.

Sam Hamad

Egypt's Sisi legislates against coronavirus, and his people

Comment: Sisi is taking advantage of the coronavirus pandemic to expand his already autocratic grip on power, and to protect Egypt's ...

Saudi princess makes Ramadan plea for release from prison

The New Arab

Saudi princess makes Ramadan plea for release from prison

Princess Basmah bint Saud al Saud has urged her uncle and her cousin to 'find justice in their hearts' this Ramadan, in her latest plea for ...

The New Arab

Russia 'surprised', US disappointed at Haftar's Libya power grab

After the US stated it 'regrets' Libyan National Army head Khalifa Haftar's claim of a popular mandate to govern Libya, Russia reportedly ...

Figures reveal staggering depletion of Saudi foreign reserves

The New Arab

Figures reveal staggering depletion of Saudi foreign reserves

Figures released by the Saudi Arabian Monetary Authority show the kingdom’s foreign wealth reserves have fallen by a massive $233 billion over ...

Coronavirus could make a mirage of Saudi's Vision 2030

Jonathan Fenton-Harvey

Coronavirus could make a mirage of Saudi's Vision 2030

Comment: Mohammed bin Salman's grand plans to diversify the economy and reduce its oil dependency could be one of coronavirus' biggest ...

Missing Saudi princess pleads royal family to release her

Danya Hajjaji

Missing Saudi princess pleads royal family to release her

In her first statement since her 2018 disappearance, Saudi Princess Basmah has asked her uncle King Salman and cousin Crown Prince Mohammed bin ...

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