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Wrestling's international body has banned an Iranian athlete and his coach after the wrestler deliberately lost a match at a competition.

Sweden has granted citizenship to an Iranian academic Ahmadreza Djalali who was convicted of spying for Mossad.

<em>Israel</em> bombs Gaza after border blast wounds soldiers

The New Arab

Israel bombs Gaza after border blast wounds soldiers

Cross-border fire continues between Israel and Gaza as tensions remain high following Trump's Jerusalem decision, with the most serious exchange yet leaving six injured on Saturday.

Israeli tank fires into besieged Gaza following border unrest

The New Arab & agencies

Israeli tank fires into besieged Gaza following border unrest

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

Jordan foils militant smuggling plot in disused pipeline

The New Arab & agencies

Jordan foils militant smuggling plot in disused pipeline

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

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

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 ...

James M. Dorsey

Saudi Arabia and Iran battle it out in Azerbaijan

Comment: Saudi Arabia and Iran are extending their bitter rivalry beyond the Middle East, into the Caucasus, writes James Dorsey.

The New Arab & agencies

Thousands march in Tel Aviv to demand Netanyahu's resignation

Israel's police had earlier recommended indicting Netanyahu on corruption charges, but the final decision rests with the country's attorney ...

Will Bibi's judges prioritise perks over principles?

Barak Barfi

Will Bibi's judges prioritise perks over principles?

Comment: Israeli PM Netanyahu's fate lies in the hands of avaricious coalition members, reluctant to cede their perks in the name of justice, ...

The New Arab & agencies

Israeli attorney general praises police graft probe into Netanyahu

Top lawyer praises investigations into alleged corruption offences committed by Israel's PM following police recommendations that the leader be ...

Tillerson blasts Hizballah, one day after softening his rhetoric Tillerson blasts Hizballah, one day after softening his rhetoric

The New Arab & agencies

Tillerson blasts Hizballah, one day after softening his rhetoric

During his trip to Beirut, the US secretary of state said that Hizballah's foreign entanglements aren't in the interests of Lebanese people.

Oman's foreign minister visits Jerusalem holy site Aqsa

The New Arab

Oman's foreign minister visits Jerusalem holy site Aqsa

In a rare visit to Jerusalem's holy site, Oman's foreign minister encouraged all Arabs to visit the mosque, describing it as an "obligation".

Fuel shortage forces Gaza's only power plant to shut

The New Arab

Fuel shortage forces Gaza's only power plant to shut

Gaza, caught between party politics and an Israeli siege, finds itself without the Strip's only power plant due to fuel shortages.

Enough oppression: Gaza truckers warn of repeated strikes

Ali Abusheikh and Pam Bailey

Enough oppression: Gaza truckers warn of repeated strikes

In-depth: Frustrated by fuel prices, licence fees and the Israeli blockade, Gaza's truckers are refusing to transport goods until their demands ...

Andy Heintz

Gideon Levy on Hamas, BDS and the Israeli occupation

There is no tool more powerful than BDS and there is a chance for peace between Israelis and Palestinians, veteran Israeli journalist Gideon Levy tells The New Arab.

The New Arab

Malaysia defends decision to host Israeli delegation

Malaysia has come under fierce criticism for allowing a high-level Israeli delegation to visit the Muslim-majority country.

Ali Adam

The full story behind Gaza’s protests at Israeli border

In-depth: The situation in Gaza is getting visibly worse every single day, and the people of Gaza are not going to be able to handle the grim ...

The New Arab & agencies

UN envoy: Syria situation at 'most worrying' point

Staffan de Mistura called for immediate de-escalation of fighting in Syria, as the US and Iran exchanged accusations of blame for the escalating ...

Tillerson demands 'Iranian-backed militias withdraw from Syria'

The New Arab & agencies

Tillerson demands 'Iranian-backed militias withdraw from Syria'

The US diplomat voiced his concern over Iran's military presence in Syria, citing the recent confrontation between Israel and Iran as ...

The New Arab & agencies

Syria 'repels' Israeli spy plane: state media

Syria on Wednesday repelled Israeli surveillance planes that breached its southern border, state media reported, days after an Israeli fighter ...

Israel's attack on Syria just killed the Obama doctrine

Sam Hamad

Israel's attack on Syria just killed the Obama doctrine

Comment: Israel's attack on Syrian regime targets demonstrates what could have been achieved if the US or NATO had imposed a no-fly zone, writes ...

Can South Africa's president-in-waiting fight apartheid in <em>Israel</em>?

Janet Smith

Can South Africa's president-in-waiting fight apartheid in Israel?

Comment: Cyril Ramaphosa is on the brink of taking South Africa's presidency. Janet Smith asks if he will succeed in following through on his ...

US to boost Jordan aid despite Trump's threats US to boost Jordan aid despite Trump's threats

The New Arab

US to boost Jordan aid despite Trump's threats

The US will increase its foreign aid to Jordan, despite Trump's threats to cut support for countries that choose to criticise his decision to ...

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