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Hamas warned that a ground attack would spell disaster for Israel, while one of its senior political leaders Ismail Haniyeh said the faction will aim to deter Israel's assaults.

Abu Shehadeh said the Palestinian-Israelis are being subjected to racist discrimination and violence from Israeli forces and armed right-wing Zionist extremists.

Despite Palestinian expulsions, US envoy unlikely to pressure Israel

Brooke Anderson

Despite Palestinian expulsions, US envoy unlikely to pressure Israel

In spite of increased public pressure, international condemnation, and a rising death toll, the U.S decision to send an envoy is tainted by unanimous statements that defend Israeli military action.

Is the Labour Party 'failing' Palestine?

Nick McAlpin

Is the Labour Party 'failing' Palestine?

In-depth: As Palestinians are facing increasing Israeli violence, can British party politics keep up?

Lawmakers urge Blinken to pressure Israel over Jerusalem expulsions

The New Arab Staff

Lawmakers urge Blinken to pressure Israel over Jerusalem expulsions

US lawmakers expressed deep concern over Israel's planned displacement of Palestinian families in Sheikh Jarrah.

The New Arab Staff & Agencies

The Iraq Report: Anti-Iran protests over Karbala killing

Anti-Iran protests are mounting in a 'prelude to a summer of discontent and violence,' as Iraq is the staging ground for direct talks between Saudi Arabia and Iran.

The New Arab Staff

Zarif in Damascus after new Iran ambassador appointed

Mehdi Sobhani was reportedly appointed based on the suggestion of Tehran’s foreign minister Mohammad Javad Zarif, who headed a delegation which ...

The New Arab Staff & Agencies

At least nine dead in school shooting in Russia

Interfax reported that one of the attackers, a 17-year-old, had been detained but that a second assailant was still inside the school building.

The New Arab Staff & Agencies

UN experts: IS committed genocide against Yazidis

“I ask you to start a new chapter - legal accountability for ISIS crimes would dramatically impact every action of my community’s recovery.”

How Abu Dhabi uses its influence in the US

Eva Thiebaud

How Abu Dhabi uses its influence in the US

Comment: Long before the 'Abraham Accords', Abu Dhabi was investing in the US and developing an intensive lobbying strategy in Washington. Eva ...

The New Arab Staff & Agencies

Iraqi reporter seriously wounded day after activist's killing

Journalist Ahmed Hassan was shot, in the latest attack against anti-government activists in Iraq.

UK activists protest Syrian refugee returns to Danish ambassador

The New Arab Staff

UK activists protest Syrian refugee returns to Danish ambassador

Syrian activists and their supporters have met the Danish ambassador to the UK to protest threatened deportations of refugees to areas around ...

Iraqi activist's killing sparks protests against impunity

The New Arab Staff & Agencies

Iraqi activist's killing sparks protests against impunity

A leading Iraqi anti-government activist was killed early Sunday.

Leading Democrats demand Washington stops Israel's East Jerusalem evictions

The New Arab Staff

Leading Democrats demand Washington stops Israel's East Jerusalem evictions

Several US Democratic politicians have condemned Israel's campaign to evict Palestinians from East Jerusalem's Sheikh Jarrah neighbourhood and ...

US seizes <em>weapons</em> in Arabian Sea bound for Yemen

The New Arab Staff & Agencies

US seizes weapons in Arabian Sea bound for Yemen

The US Navy announced Sunday it seized an arms shipment of thousands of assault weapons, machines guns and sniper rifles hidden aboard ...

The New Arab Staff

IS suspect Lisa Smith wins right to enter UK

A London court ruled in Smith's favour, accepting the defence’s claim that the Home Office ban is discriminatory under the European Convention.

The New Arab Staff & Agencies

UN disarmament chief discovers new Syrian chemical warfare agent

The UN's disarmament chief declared the discovery to the United Nations Security Council, as the US and Russia clashed over international ...

The New Arab Staff

Yemen PM visits Marib as Houthi desperation grows

Yemen's prime minister has visited conflict-torn Marib in a show of support and strength, as UN-brokered ceasefire effort falters.

Ruslan Trad

How Russia could capitalise on Chad's instability

Analysis: Uncertainty in Chad following Idriss Deby's sudden death represents an opportunity for Russia to expand its interests in West and ...

The Cyprus conflict in a polarised Eastern Mediterranean

Xavier Palacios

The Cyprus conflict in a polarised Eastern Mediterranean

Analysis: The failure of peace talks has shown yet again how regional polarisation has become one more layer in the complex task of resolving ...

Suraya Dadoo

How South African weapons fuel war crimes in Yemen

Analysis: Despite attempts at oversight, Yemen is awash with weapons made by South Africa's arms industry.

Egypt registers 'world record' of Covid deaths among doctors

The New Arab Staff

Egypt registers 'world record' of Covid deaths among doctors

Sixty-one doctors have died from coronavirus since the start of April, the Egyptian Medical Syndicate announced this week.

Egypt top importer of Italian <em>weapons</em> despite Regeni case

The New Arab Staff

Egypt top importer of Italian weapons despite Regeni case

Despite Egyptian security officers being suspected of the shocking murder of Italian student Guilio Regeni, Egypt has been Italy's biggest ...

US special envoy for Yemen to visit Saudi Arabia

The New Arab Staff

US special envoy for Yemen to visit Saudi Arabia

The US' special envoy for Yemen, Tim Lenderking, is visiting Saudi Arabia in an effort to discuss de-escalation efforts.

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