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Drone giant Baykar says it could still take as many as 15 years to see a flying car on the road.

Former US Secretary of State Hillary Clinton has endorsed Joe Biden's bid to become president in America's upcoming election.

Top Ramadan TV soaps to watch under coronavirus lockdown

The New Arab

Top Ramadan TV soaps to watch under coronavirus lockdown

Not sure which Ramadan soaps to watch? Here are The New Arab's pick of this year's top 10 best Ramadan soaps.

Coronavirus pandemic halts work on Saudi futuristic city NEOM

The New Arab

Coronavirus pandemic halts work on Saudi futuristic city NEOM

Saudi Arabia had big plans for its flagship megaproject NEOM, but the science fiction-like idea has drifted further from ...

Daleks in Aleppo? Dr Who to visit medieval Syria

The New Arab

Daleks in Aleppo? Dr Who to visit medieval Syria

The next episode of the popular BBC science fiction show Dr Who will be set in the Syrian city of Aleppo in the year 1380.

Elias Jahshan

The best books by Arab authors in 2019

Book Club: The New Arab rounds up some of the best reads written in English by Arab authors this year.

Ramona Wadi

Palestine +100: Stories from a century after the Nakba

Book Club: The stories in this collection are set in 2048 and offer an imaginary glimpse into what Palestine might be.

The New Arab

MbS wants robot dinosaurs, fake moon for Saudi city

Saudi Crown Prince Mohammad bin Salman hopes to make his futuristic desert city Neom the 'most livable' city in the world. How will he do it?

Karim Traboulsi

The Mummy Returned: Egypt foils smuggling of ancient corpse

Cairo have foiled an attempt to smuggle parts of Egyptian mummies by a passenger who bagged them but did not tag them in his luggage on a flight.

Notes on the Flesh: Love, identity, and disability

Ilham Essalih

Notes on the Flesh: Love, identity, and disability

Book Club: Notes on the Flesh is groundbreaking in its raw representation of disability and pain. It crushes taboos and speaks up about gender ...

Wilson Dizard

Cyber war laws: Only hope for saving civilian minds

Comment: Russian election meddling is evidence that the civilian mind is no longer sovereign, writes Wilson Dizard.

So Trump violated the Iran deal, now what?

Behnam Gharagozli, Jon Roozenbeek, Adrià Salvador Palau

So Trump violated the Iran deal, now what?

Comment: Israel and Saudi Arabia are the only winners in a situation that leaves the US significantly weakened, write Behnam Gharagozli, Jon ...

Egyptian literary pioneer Ahmed Khaled Tawfik passes away

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Egyptian literary pioneer Ahmed Khaled Tawfik passes away

Egyptian novelist Ahmed Khaled Tawfik has died aged 55, a writer with a vision who transformed contemporary Arab literature.

Saudi Arabia's Neom megacity: desert destination or futuristic flop?

Stasa Salacanin

Saudi Arabia's Neom megacity: desert destination or futuristic flop?

In-depth: Can Saudi Arabia's planned megacity Neom function as an economically successful hub in the desert, asks Stasa Salacanin.

Abe's Japan entices GCC with military hardware

Naveed Ahmad

Abe's Japan entices GCC with military hardware

Comment: As Saudi Arabia and Iran's regional tension continues to build, the Gulf's appetite for western, Chinese and Japanese arms will only ...

Andrew Leber

From Iran to UNESCO: Trump's Withdrawal Doctrine

Comment: Trump's withdrawal of the US from landmark international agreements is little more than a fast-track to easy praise from Fox News and conservative media, writes Andrew Leber.

Hadani Ditmars

Hollywood's prescient take on current horrors

Blog: Does life imitate art? Scenes from the Middle East remind Hadani Ditmars of a Hollywood movie, albeit one with a particularly twisted ...

The New Arab

Exclusive: Emma Watson talks The Circle, Harry Potter

Emma Watson speaks to The New Arab about her latest film "The Circle" and of its message on the dark undertones of the new social age of ...

Karim Traboulsi

Princess Leia dons hijab on International Star Wars Day

You can be a hijabi and swim, fence, compete in the Great British Bake off, rap, and now, cosplay as characters from popular sci-fi franchises. ...

Egypt receives 340 smuggled artefacts from Jordan

The New Arab

Egypt receives 340 smuggled artefacts from Jordan

Jordanian authorities have returned to 340 ancient artefacts to Egypt that had been smuggled out of the country in a coal shipment coming from ...

The New Arab

Operation 'Mummy's Curse' sees ancient Egyptian relics repatriated

The US has returned to Egypt dozens of ancient artifacts including an 'mummy's' hand, used as a sci-fi movie prop as part of ongoing ...

American conspiracies on the Middle East

Robin Yassin-Kassab

American conspiracies on the Middle East

Comment: Conspiracy-thinking betrays a lazy intellectual approach, and new technologies only serve to quench our thirst for such easy ...

Former Egyptian dictator's son clubbing pics spark anger

The New Arab

Former Egyptian dictator's son clubbing pics spark anger

Son of Hosni Mubarak, Gamal, has been spotted hanging out scot-free in a posh nightclub, angering many Egyptians on social media.

Bedouin coming-of-age drama, Theeb, vying for Oscar

The New Arab

Bedouin coming-of-age drama, Theeb, vying for Oscar

Society: Already winning hearts - and awards - could Jordan's first Oscar contender, the story of a Bedouin boy during the Arab Revolt, be the ...

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