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Despite fresh allegations and a scathing media rebuke, Prince Hamzah will not face prosecution over an alleged coup in Jordan.

Analysis: International pressure is growing on Somalia's leaders to hold elections but talks to end the political impasse have repeatedly collapsed.

A new effort to sell Israel to American liberals

Mitchell Plitnick

A new effort to sell Israel to American liberals

Comment: A new group seeks to sell Israel to American liberals. But the reality of massive and long-term violations of Palestinian rights will prove difficult to overcome, writes Mitchell Plitnick.

Washington: Uighurs demand urgent action against Beijing’s ‘genocide’

Brooke Anderson

Washington: Uighurs demand urgent action against Beijing’s ‘genocide’

Dozens of Uighurs and supporters gathered outside the Chinese embassy in Washington to raise awareness of human rights abuses against the ...

US President Biden 'to officially recognise Armenian genocide'

The New Arab Staff

US President Biden 'to officially recognise Armenian genocide'

Joe Biden will reportedly be the first US president to officially denote the actions of the former Ottoman Empire in the First World War as ...

Paul Iddon

Will Biden really curb arms sales to Saudi Arabia?

Analysis: The US is mulling limiting any future arms deals with Saudi Arabia to 'defensive' weapons. This has been tried before.

The New Arab Staff & Agencies

Georgia massage parlour shootings leave 8 dead; man captured

A man has killed 8 people, many of Asian descent, at massage parlours in and around Atlanta, but no motive has been established.

The New Arab Staff & Agencies

Russia, Iran targeted 2020 US election: agencies

The US found Russia and Iran to have targeted the 2020 American election.

Mitchell Plitnick

US lawmaker Meeks shows his true colours on Palestine

Comment: Rep. Gregory Meeks' rightward shift is a worrying sign for Palestine advocates, as Biden's administration waits out elections in Israel ...

Egypt fiercely rejects criticism of human rights record

The New Arab Staff & Agencies

Egypt fiercely rejects criticism of human rights record

Egypt's parliament urged the 31 countries "not to install themselves as guardians of Egypt" and to refrain from "politicising human rights ...

Brooke Anderson

Can Biden end America's forever wars?

Analysis: Some suggest that ending post-9/11 military authorisation laws, which give the president a blank cheque to wage war, could be a good ...

What lies in store for US-Saudi ties?

Sabena Siddiqui

What lies in store for US-Saudi ties?

Analysis: Biden has softened his tough campaign rhetoric since entering office as the US negotiates its future relationship with Saudi Arabia.

US Senator blames Biden for Saudi energy attacks

The New Arab Staff

US Senator blames Biden for Saudi energy attacks

Renewed attacks on Saudi's energy facilities is bringing the kingdom into global focus.

Biden signs order aimed at making voting easier

The New Arab Staff & Agencies

Biden signs order aimed at making voting easier

US President Joe Biden signed an executive order aimed at making it easier for Americans to vote.

Hundreds of refugees unbooked from resettlement flights to US

Brooke Anderson

Hundreds of refugees unbooked from resettlement flights to US

Hundreds of refugees were forced to unbook or delay their flights last week, agencies assisting with their resettlement said.

The New Arab Staff & Agencies

Trump eyes return to spotlight at conservative conference

Donald Trump returns to the political stage, determined to reassert his dominance over a Republican Party that is out of power.

The New Arab Staff & Agencies

$1.9 trillion Covid plan clears US House

The US House passed an enormous, $1.9 trillion coronavirus relief package early Saturday.

The New Arab Staff & Agencies

US won't sanction Saudi prince for approving Khashoggi murder

The US accused Saudi Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman of approving Jamal Khashoggi's murder, but stopped short of imposing sanctions on the ...

The New Arab Staff

More evidence of crimes against Assad than Nazis: prosecutor

Stephen Rapp has said that there is mountains of evidence fo war crimes linked to Bashar Al-Assad.

French lawmakers approve controversial anti-extremism bill

The New Arab Staff & Agencies

French lawmakers approve controversial anti-extremism bill

France's lower house of parliament on Tuesday voted in favour of a law to battle 'Islamist separatism', but critics call an attack on religious ...

The New Arab Staff & Agencies

US Capitol riot probe planned, Trump's legal woes mount

Most Republicans in the US Senate voted to acquit Donald Trump in last week's impeachment trial, but the former president's woes are ...

French parliament to vote on controversial anti-extremism bill

The New Arab Staff & Agencies

French parliament to vote on controversial anti-extremism bill

The French parliament votes on a bill to battle Islamist extremism, which the state argues is needed to bolster the secular system but ...

What's next for Trump, the Republican Party and Biden?

The New Arab Staff & Agencies

What's next for Trump, the Republican Party and Biden?

Trump's acquittal by the US Senate poses questions about a possible 2024 run for president and the future of the Republican Party.

Biden aides “attempt to shut down” Guantanamo prison

The New Arab Staff

Biden aides “attempt to shut down” Guantanamo prison

This revives efforts undertaken by Barack Obama’s administration to close the high-security prison, referred to as “a stain on America’s global ...

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