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Two decades after the second Palestinian intifada began, a new generation has grown up while hopes for a Palestinian state and freedom from Israeli occupation have failed to materialize.

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

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

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 Dadoo.

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 ...

Saudi sacks military commander over alleged corruption

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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

Saudi prince unlawfully detained, denied contact: HRW

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 ...

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 ...

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

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.

Egypt's Sisi legislates against coronavirus, and his people

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 ...

Russia 'surprised', US disappointed at Haftar's Libya <em>power</em> <em>grab</em>

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 ...

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 the past five years

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 ...

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 ...

Nour Odeh

Benny Gantz's betrayal has secured Israel's right-wing future

Unity talks effectively split the Blue and White coalition and ended any semblance of real opposition to Likud, ensuring that Netanyahu will ...

BAE sold $19 billion in arms to Saudi Arabia

The New Arab

BAE sold $19 billion in arms to Saudi Arabia

The UK's BAE Systems sold £15 billion worth of arms and services to Saudi Arabia over five years, despite widespread condemnation of the ...

The New Arab & agencies

Saudi closes in on Newcastle football club takeover deal

A deal allowing a Saudi Arabian group backed primarily by Mohammed bin Salman to take over Newcastle United football club appears to be on the ...

Foreign mercenaries and fractured healthcare heighten Libya's coronavirus risks

Jonathan Fenton-Harvey

Foreign mercenaries and fractured healthcare heighten Libya's coronavirus risks

Divided between rival governments, Libya's fractured healthcare system and the flow of foreign mercenaries could further escalate the spread of ...

Canada looks to reinstate Saudi arms sales agreement

The New Arab & agencies

Canada looks to reinstate Saudi arms sales agreement

Canada has renegotiated a $14bn arms deal with Saudi Arabia after patching over recent tensions, marking a u-turn for liberal PM Trudeau who ...

Could MbS' <em>power</em> <em>grab</em> unravel Al Saud rule?

Emile Nakhleh

Could MbS' power grab unravel Al Saud rule?

Comment: The Saudi crown prince's rise to power has in effect destabilised his country, and by extension Al Saud control, writes Emile ...

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