After years of campaigning, rapists in Jordan will no longer be given a get out of jail free card for marrying their victims to preserve their "honour".
Both Egypt and Sudan must recognise that good bilateral relations are key to solving political and security concerns writes Adama Munu.
Egypt ranks five places behind the Netherlands in a report published by the UN on world cannabis consumption.
An Egyptian court has sentenced 20 people to death for the killing of 11 policemen following the 2013 military coup against Islamist President Mohamad Morsi.
UN-backed Libyan Prime Minister Fayez al-Sarraj has been invited to meet US President Donald Trump and his administration in Washington in June, a source has told The New Arab.
President Trump was the 'driving force' behind Egypt and Saudi Arabia's recent reconciliation after months of tensions, sources have told The New Arab.
A Syrian opposition village hit by a deadly sarin attack appears to be the target of regime forces who are heading northwards from Hama.
Egyptian President Abdel Fattah al-Sisi is meeting with Saudi King Salman in Riyadh in bid to mend broken ties, according to sources.
Jim Mattis meets Qatar's emir and defence chief as part of a tour aimed at rekindling relations after testing times under the Obama administration.
The family of a teenager jailed in Egypt question why the US government is not applying the same pressure that was used to secure aid worker Aya Hijazi's release.