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Assad turns to Iran to help 'stabilise' battered economy

23 May, 2017

Comment: Syria's economic situation remains in dire straits, but relative 'stability' in regime-held areas has seen Assad turn to Iran for new investment, writes Mona Alami.

Transformed? Trump in Riyadh managed diplomacy and restraint

23 May, 2017

Comment: Many were expecting fireworks from Trump's speech in Saudi Arabia. But he appears to be handling foreign policy far better than affairs on the home front, writes James Snell.

Bahrain police raid sit-in supporting Shia cleric, one killed

23 May, 2017

Bahrain police reportedly killed one protester after raiding a sit-in supporting a prominent Shia cleric who had his citizenship stripped by the government earlier.

Palestinian Christian Scouts banned from Trump meeting

23 May, 2017

The Orthodox Union decided to cancel their participation, after a phone call from the head of district police, who were 'worried about the safety of the kids', according to reports.

Iran's 'gift' is not welcomed by all

22 May, 2017

On Monday, The New Arab published an opinion piece by Iran's Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif on Iran's regional influence, while a counter-argument was made by al-Araby al-Jadeed's Maen al-Bayari.

'Middle Eastern employers must stop abusing women': Ghana lawyer

22 May, 2017

A lawyer has recommended that women under 30 should be prevented from travelling to the Middle East in order to prevent a rising trend in sexual abuse, torture and slavery.

On Iran's booby-trapped gift

22 May, 2017

Comment: Iran should back up it talk about willingness to work towards peace with the withdrawal of militias from Syria, writes Maen al-Bayari.

Iran is ready to gift peace to Middle East

22 May, 2017

Comment: Iran is willing to fight terrorism and resolve the war in Syria, Mohammad Javad Zarif writes in an exclusive opinion article for The New Arab.

Rouhani's landslide quells risk of escalation, despite Trump's hostility

22 May, 2017

Comment: Just a day after Iranians re-elected moderate negotiator Rouhani, Trump accused Iran's government of wanting death to America, and closed a $110 billion arms deal with the Saudis.

Trump says Arabs and Israelis 'share common enemy' Iran

22 May, 2017

US President says he is becoming increasingly aware of the common front that Arab and Muslim nations and Israel share against the threat of Iran.

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