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Ronaldo begs rowdy Iran fans to let him sleep

The New Arab & agencies

Ronaldo begs rowdy Iran fans to let him sleep

Hundreds of Iranian football fans gathered outside the Portugal team's hotel and tried to stop them sleeping ahead of Monday's decisive World Cup match prompting a telling off by Ronaldo

World Cup LIVEBLOG: Wonder Wednesday

The New Arab

World Cup LIVEBLOG: Wonder Wednesday

Three matches in one day - don't miss all the action from Portugal-Morocco, Uruguay-Saudi Arabia and Iran-Spain at Russia 2018. Keep refreshing ...

World Cup: Iran tops group, Egypt suffers without Salah

Uri Levy

World Cup: Iran tops group, Egypt suffers without Salah

The most Middle East World Cup ever has kicked off, with Iran currently topping Group B and Egypt suffering without Mo Salah, writes ...

The New Arab

World Cup LIVEBLOG: Iran v Morocco

Minute-by-minute updates from Iran and Morocco's opening game in their 2018 FIFA World Cup campaigns.

Arnold Isaacs

Promoting Islamophobia in America

Comment: In today's America, disparaging Islam is acceptable in ways that disparaging other religions is not, writes Arnold Isaacs.

Uri Levy

The great guide to Middle East World Cup teams

Five Middle East and North African national teams will play in Russia 2018, the most Middle Eastern World Cup ever.

The New Arab

Saudi-owned Al-Arabiya claims Iran 'confessed' to 9/11 attacks

The majority of the hijackers were, in fact, Saudi.

UN slams Saudi 'anti-terror' laws for masking torture

The New Arab

UN slams Saudi 'anti-terror' laws for masking torture

"Those who peacefully exercise their right to freedom of expression are systematically persecuted": A new UN report - commissioned by Saudi ...

The New Arab & agencies

Iran tells UN it will ramp up uranium enrichment

Tehran has begun the process of increasing uranium enrichment capacity within the JCPoA terms, as the nuclear deal comes under pressure.

Nuclear watchdog chief calls for 'timely' cooperation from Iran

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Nuclear watchdog chief calls for 'timely' cooperation from Iran

Iran has been encouraged to ensure "timely and proactive" cooperation with inspections mandated under the nuclear deal, despite the US ...

Netanyahu heads to Europe seeking about-face on Iran

The New Arab & agencies

Netanyahu heads to Europe seeking about-face on Iran

Binyamin Netanyahu headed to Europe on Monday, in a visit set to be dominated by strategic differences on Iran.

How Trump gave Iran the moral high ground

Daniel Amir

How Trump gave Iran the moral high ground

Comment: Trump's governance-by-Twitter has only made Iran seem more reputable, writes Daniel Amir.

Five energy boosting meal ideas for suhoor

Diana Alghoul

Five energy boosting meal ideas for suhoor

Ramadan series: If breakfast is the most important meal of the day, suhoor is the most vital meal to eat during Ramadan. We list some energy ...

Kaveh L. Afrasiabi

Pompeo's Plan B on Iran: An exercise in futility

Comment: It is now perfectly clear that Trump's administration has no interest in diplomacy with Iran, and is simply bent on regime change, writes Kaveh L. Afrasiabi.

Stasa Salacanin

Can Europe defend Iran?

Analysis: Does the EU have enough diplomatic skills and economic potentials to keep the Iran deal alive and how will it respond to the US ...

The New Arab

Tunisia pilot boots passenger over racism against black attendant

A pilot with Tunisia's national airline has kicked off a passenger after she hurled racist abuse at a black flight attendant.

The New Arab

Israel to confiscate Palestinian land in Nablus

The Israeli army has notified Palestinians that it will be confiscating privately owned Palestinian land in Nablus to benefit illegal ...

Trump's Iran sanctions: Shoot first, ask questions later

Marcus Montgomery

Trump's Iran sanctions: Shoot first, ask questions later

Comment: It is clear that neither Trump nor his administration has a plan B, writes Marcus Montgomery.

The New Arab & agencies

World anxious as Trump decides fate of Iran deal

President Donald Trump determines the fate of the landmark Iran nuclear deal on Tuesday, announcing his verdict on US sanctions relief ...

Trump set to announce Iran sanctions move

The New Arab & agencies

Trump set to announce Iran sanctions move

Trump is set to announce a decision on Iran sanctions that may kill the nuclear deal.

UK arms sales to Saudi faces renewed legal challenge

The New Arab

UK arms sales to Saudi faces renewed legal challenge

UK rights groups will mount a fresh legal challenge aiming to block UK arms sales to Saudi Arabia which it alleges are being used in the ...

UN refuses to back elections in South Sudan

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UN refuses to back elections in South Sudan

The United Nations opposes a plan by South Sudan's government to move to elections if warring parties are unable to mollify.

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