The New Arab Logo

Breaking News

Days of clashes on the Gaza border has seen Israel firing a tank shell into the besieged territory.

The disused Trans-Arabian Pipeline once transported Saudi oil through Jordan, Syria's Golan Heights and onto Lebanon and the Mediterranean.

One dead in clash near Syria-Lebanon border

The New Arab & agencies

One dead in clash near Syria-Lebanon border

Syrian border guards clashed with a group of people attempting to sneak into the country from neighbouring Lebanon, Damascus state media has claimed.

Egyptian Museum displays terrifying 'Screaming Mummy'

The New Arab & agencies

Egyptian Museum displays terrifying 'Screaming Mummy'

Egypt's main museum in Cairo has displayed a horrifying new exhibit, with a terrifying past.

Saudi-owned channel gives up UK-EU licence over 'biased coverage'

The New Arab

Saudi-owned channel gives up UK-EU licence over 'biased coverage'

Saudi-owned news channel Al Arabiya has reportedly given up its licence to broadcast in the UK and EU to avoid paying financial penalties over ...

The New Arab & agencies

Turkey denies it used chemical weapons in Syria

The Syrian Observatory for Human Rights said shelling from either Turkey or allied factions hit al-Sheikh Hadid west of Afrin and left six people with 'enlarged pupils' and 'breathing difficulties'.

The New Arab

Camels stranded in Saudi Arabia to return home

Thousands of camels stranded in Saudi Arabia will begin to be repatriated back to Qatar via Kuwait, local media have reported.

The New Arab & agencies

Putin abandoned Russian mercenaries in Syria, relatives say

The death of Russian citizens in Syria last week has exposed the role of Moscow mercenaries in the multi-front conflict.

The New Arab

Egypt authorities 'committing mass suicide' warns ElBaradei amid crackdown

An Egyptian Nobel Peace Prize Laureate has warned authorities are 'committing mass suicide' in its crackdown on dissent ahead of next month's ...

US forensics team searching for hostages' bodies in Syria

The New Arab

US forensics team searching for hostages' bodies in Syria

A team of US criminal forensic investigators are searching mass graves in Syria, searching for the remains of IS foreign hostages murdered by ...

The New Arab

Lebanon forces 'Syria students to swear off local women'

Lebanese authorities have come under fire after it emerged that Syrian students have been made to sign contracts promising not to have ...

Murderer of six-year-old Pakistani girl given four death sentences Murderer of six-year-old Pakistani girl given four death sentences

The New Arab

Murderer of six-year-old Pakistani girl given four death sentences

The murder of a six-year-old Zainab Amin shocked Pakistan. Her killer will be put to death for the crime in a strong sentence by the Lahore ...

Pakistan to send thousands of troops to Saudi Arabia

The New Arab

Pakistan to send thousands of troops to Saudi Arabia

Pakistan will deploy soldiers to Saudi Arabia to help train troops in the kingdom, but the decision has led to a backlash back home.

EU promises funds if Syria's Assad joins UN talks

The New Arab & agencies

EU promises funds if Syria's Assad joins UN talks

The EU is seeking to leverage its aid donor role to revive stalled UN-led talks, which have achieved little over seven years of war.

Suicide bombers target shoppers at packed Nigeria fish market Suicide bombers target shoppers at packed Nigeria fish market

The New Arab & agencies

Suicide bombers target shoppers at packed Nigeria fish market

Three suicide bombers targeted shoppers at a fish market in north-east Nigeria in an attack blamed on Boko Haram jihadists, killing at least 19 ...

The New Arab

UN appoints former British diplomat as new Yemen envoy

A former British diplomat has been given the difficult task of leading UN efforts to end the war in Yemen, where fighting sees no signs of abating.

The New Arab & agencies

Turkey launches suspected gas attack on Syria village

Turkey and allied Syrian rebels have a war for the past month against Kurdish People's Protection Units (YPG) fighters in Syria's Afrin region.

The New Arab & agencies

UN condemns ‘surge’ in Iranian executions of juvenile offenders

Concerns are raised over the executions of juvenile offenders in Iran, where three have already been put to death this year.

The New Arab & agencies

Dozens of police injured in Tunis stadium violence

At least 38 police officers have been injured in another after another incident of 'stadium terrorism' at a football game.

Nasrallah says US cannot fairly mediate Lebanon-Israel gas dispute Nasrallah says US cannot fairly mediate Lebanon-Israel gas dispute

The New Arab & agencies

Nasrallah says US cannot fairly mediate Lebanon-Israel gas dispute

Hizballah leader Hassan Nasrallah has accused the US of taking Israel's side in an ongoing dispute over offshore drilling rights.

The New Arab & agencies

Bangladesh hands refugee list to Myanmar to begin repatriation

Bangladesh looks set to begin the controversial process of repatriating Rohingya refugees after handing over a list of 8,032 refugees to Myanmar.

Former Guantanamo detainee acquitted in Morocco

The New Arab & agencies

Former Guantanamo detainee acquitted in Morocco

Moroccan authorities acquit Yunis Chekkouri, who was held without charge by the US army for over 13 years.

Qatar's Emir calls for new EU-style <em>Arab</em> security pact

The New Arab & agencies

Qatar's Emir calls for new EU-style Arab security pact

Emir Thani called the months-long blockade of Qatar "futile", and said it was time for regional states to put their differences aside.

Netanyahu to visit White House next month: US official

The New Arab & agencies

Netanyahu to visit White House next month: US official

Israeli prime minister Binyamin Netanyahu is to visit the White House in March, a US official said, as he faces calls back home to step down ...

Most Popular

Most Popular