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Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan declared he hopes Turkey will have an embassy in Palestine soon, rejecting Trump's decision to recognise Jerusalem as the capital of Israel

One of Jordan's best-known businessmen Sabih al-Masri has been released from his mysterious detention in Saudi Arabia, allegedly due to King Abdullah vocal anti-Israel stance following the US' Jerusalem move.

Jordanian businessman Sabih al-Masri detained in Saudi Arabia

The New Arab

Jordanian businessman Sabih al-Masri detained in Saudi Arabia

Jordan's best-known businessman Sabih al-Masri and head of the influential Arab Bank has been held in Saudi Arabia, allegedly over King Abdullah vocal anti-Israel stance following the US' Jerusalem move.

Turkey launches first driverless metro line in <em>Istanbul</em>

The New Arab

Turkey launches first driverless metro line in Istanbul

Turkey launches its first driverless metro line on Friday, an eagerly awaited project expected to relieve congestion in a traffic-choked area of ...

'Jerusalem is ours': This week in Middle East football

Uri Levy

'Jerusalem is ours': This week in Middle East football

Jerusalem has been the focus for many in the Middle East this week - and the same was true in the world of football, writes Uri Levy.

Ylenia Gostoli

Palestinians distrust their leadership, Arab allies after Jerusalem move

In-depth: Palestinian protesters angry at Trump's Jerusalem decision tell The New Arab they have little trust in their leadership and Arab allies.

The New Arab & agencies

Israel closes Gaza border crossings as strikes intensify

Israel closed its Gaza border crossings on Thursday after a week of intense rocket fire by Palestinian militants sparked by US President Donald ...

The New Arab

Netanyahu 'not impressed' by Muslim leaders' Jerusalem statements

Israeli PM says he is "not impressed" after an emergency meeting for Islamic leaders urged the world to "recognise the State of Palestine and ...

The New Arab & agencies

Islamic leaders urge Jerusalem recognition as 'Palestine's capital'

Islamic leaders meeting at an emergency meeting of the OIC in Istanbul on Wednesday urged the world to "recognise the State of ...

Erdogan seeks to unite Muslim leaders over Jerusalem

The New Arab & agencies

Erdogan seeks to unite Muslim leaders over Jerusalem

The heads of 57 Muslim-majority states are set to meet in Istanbul for an emergency OIC summit to discuss Jerusalem.

Hazal Atay

Turkey's suffragettes: Politics still wears a moustache

The long read: Turkish women won political rights early on, but soon met opposition. Today their participation is not, in theory, limited, but ...

Turkey demands life for journalists accused of plotting coup

The New Arab & agencies

Turkey demands life for journalists accused of plotting coup

Three prominent Turkish journalists have been charged with having foreknowledge of the coup to oust President Erdogan and being involved in the ...

Turkish businessman charged for 'smuggling goods for Iranian navy'

The New Arab & agencies

Turkish businessman charged for 'smuggling goods for Iranian navy'

A Turkish businessman has vowed to fight accusations that he illegally exported US-made engines to Iran for use by the country's navy.

Erdogan says US 'partner to bloodshed' over Jerusalem recognition

The New Arab & agencies

Erdogan says US 'partner to bloodshed' over Jerusalem recognition

Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan called the US a 'partner to bloodshed' on Monday after Donald Trump's recognition of Jerusalem as ...

New best friends: Russia's Putin visits Cairo and Ankara

The New Arab

New best friends: Russia's Putin visits Cairo and Ankara

Russian leader Vladimir Putin will begin a historic visit to Egypt and Turkey on Monday, two leading Sunni Muslim powers that have had complex ...

The New Arab & agencies

Netanyahu and Erdogan trade insults over Trump's Jerusalem decision

Relations between Israel and Turkey soured on Sunday as their leaders traded accusations of involvement in terrorism days after the US recognition of Jerusalem as Israel's capital.

The New Arab & agencies

Erdogan steps up attacks on 'state of occupation' Israel

Turkey's Erdogan has been bitterly opposed to the decision of US President Donald Trump to recognise Jerusalem and has called a summit of ...

The New Arab

Palestinian man killed by Israeli soldiers in Gaza

Mahmoud al-Masry was killed after he was shot in the back near the Israeli border of south Israel.

The New Arab

Egyptians join protests against Trump's Jerusalem move

Hundreds of Egyptians joined protests after Friday prayers at the famous al-Azhar mosque, as well as in Tahrir Square in Egypt’s capital city ...

Thousands march in <em>Istanbul</em> to protest Trump's Jerusalem recognition Thousands march in Istanbul to protest Trump's Jerusalem recognition

The New Arab & agencies

Thousands march in Istanbul to protest Trump's Jerusalem recognition

Thousands of pro-Palestinian supporters marched after Friday prayers in Istanbul in an angry protest at the decision of US President ...

The New Arab

Malaysia, Indonesia protests against Trump's Jerusalem embassy move

Protests outside the US embassy in Malaysia and Indonesia have broken out as the Muslim world reacts in anger to the American president's ...

Prosecutors seek prison term for ex-Miss Turkey

The New Arab & agencies

Prosecutors seek prison term for ex-Miss Turkey

Itir Essen caused an uproar after comparing "the blood of martyrs" who fought against last year's attempted coup attempt in Turkey to her period.

Trump Jerusalem move puts region in 'ring of fire'

The New Arab & agencies

Trump Jerusalem move puts region in 'ring of fire'

Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan has lashed out at his US counterpart Donald Trump's decision to recognise Jerusalem as the capital of ...

Erdogan calls Islamic summit next week on Jerusalem

The New Arab & agencies

Erdogan calls Islamic summit next week on Jerusalem

Recep Tayyip Erdogan calls for a summit of the main pan-Islamic body in Istanbul on December 13 to discuss the US move to recognise ...

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