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Dozen Saudi soldiers killed in Yemen helicopter crash

18 April, 2017

The Saudi-led coalition fighting against Houthi rebels in Yemen confirmed the killing of 12 soldiers in a helicopter crash on Tuesday.

Egypt's Sisi offered Riyadh 40,000 soldiers for Yemen war

17 April, 2017

Egypt's president Sisi had proposed sending 40 thousand Egyptian ground forces to Yemen to fight with the Saudi-led Arab coalition against the Houthi rebels, a Saudi general has revealed.

Inside the Arab mind: Questions on Syria and beyond

17 April, 2017

The long read: Nael Shama asks what future lies ahead for Arab societies, if the choice - six years after the Arab Spring, is between tyrannical regimes and Islamist parties.

Britain must speak up on UAE's human rights violations

12 April, 2017

Comment: Post-Brexit, the UK is looking to increase its trading relationship with the UAE, and has failed to condemn recent escalating repression in the Gulf state, writes Joe Odell.

'Libya's Haftar met with senior US official in UAE'

12 April, 2017

Libya's General Khalifa Haftar met with a senior US military official during a visit to the United Arab Emirates on Monday, a source revealed to The New Arab.

Five Sudanese troops killed in Yemen: army

11 April, 2017

An officer and five troops were killed while on duty in Yemen, the Sudanese military said in a rare announcement made on Tuesday.

Asian migrants 'exploited' looking for work in the Gulf

11 April, 2017

A Stern Centre for Business and Human Rights study found that Asian migrants workers face exploitation trying to get a job in the multi-billion dollar construction industry in Arab Gulf.

Tillerson: Russia must choose between Bashar al-Assad and America

11 April, 2017

US Secretary of State Rex Tillerson issued the ultimatum to Russia on Tuesday as he embarked on a trip to Moscow following meetings in Italy with top diplomats on Syria.

Children are being used to smuggle drugs into UAE

09 April, 2017

Smugglers attempting to transport drugs into the United Arab Emirates are exploiting young people, in a growing trend attempting to bypass custom officials.

Could Hamas' new charter end stalemate in Gaza?

06 April, 2017

Comment: Hamas' new charter might be more moderate, and make explicit reference to the two-state solution. Daoud Kuttab asks: Could this be key to their political integration?

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