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Fatah's vice-chairman has warned Washington's recognition of Jerusalem as Israel's capital has effectively ended the Oslo peace accords.

Pope Francis will meet with Jordan's King Abdullah II at the Vatican next week in talks which will likely focus on Trump's decision to recognise Jerusalem as Israel's capital.

US 'envisions' Western Wall to be part of Israel

The New Arab & agencies

US 'envisions' Western Wall to be part of Israel

White House officials have said they "envision" Israel would not sign a peace agreement with Palestinians which did not assign the Western Wall as Israeli territory.

Four Palestinians killed in clashes as anti-Trump protests continue Four Palestinians killed in clashes as anti-Trump protests continue

The New Arab

Four Palestinians killed in clashes as anti-Trump protests continue

Four Palestinians have been killed by Israeli forces on Friday during protests against Washington's recognition of Jerusalem as ...

Hizballah's new alliances on show in calculated media stunt

Mona Alami

Hizballah's new alliances on show in calculated media stunt

Comment: PMF militia commander Khazaali's visit to Lebanon was an astute bit of publicity on the part of Hizballah, writes Mona Alami.

The New Arab

Israeli police 'attack Palestinian youth with dogs' in Jerusalem

Youngsters have been attacked with dogs in Damascus Gate by Israeli soldiers, who are also opening fire at civilians.

The New Arab & agencies

Netanyahu being questioned for seventh time over corruption

A new testimony from an Australian billionaire puts Netanyahu back in questioning over allegations he accepted extravagant gifts in return for ...

The New Arab & agencies

Pence to delay Middle East visit following Palestinian snub

Before Pence delayed his visit, Palestinian President Mahmoud Abbas’ aides had said he will not be meeting the US vice president when he visits ...

The New Arab

'Jerusalem is Palestine': Scottish football club joins global protests

Photos of Celtic FC fans holding up two banners went viral on social media – both had very simple messages. One said "Jerusalem is ...

Palestinians distrust their leadership, Arab allies after <em>Jerusalem</em> move

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 ...

Amal Awad

Palestine. It's about injustice, not religion

Comment: For many, Israel's occupation of Palestine, and the resulting conflict, invoke religious sentiment. But it's justice we should be ...

Gaza restaurant offers North Koreans discounts... but no takers

The New Arab & agencies

Gaza restaurant offers North Koreans discounts... but no takers

Though Gaza restaurant owner Raba knows there are no North Koreans in the besieged enclave, he hopes they will come someday, perhaps after ...

Pence Middle East trip going ahead amid <em>Jerusalem</em> outrage

The New Arab & agencies

Pence Middle East trip going ahead amid Jerusalem outrage

US Vice President Mike Pence will still visit the Egypt and Israel on Tuesday despite controversy and cancellations following the Washington ...

'Heavily armed' Israeli soldiers raid Palestinian university, seize flags

The New Arab

'Heavily armed' Israeli soldiers raid Palestinian university, seize flags

Ramallah-based Birzeit University said the raid was a part of Israel’s "extensive campaign against Palestinian universities in the last two ...

Abbas: UN should replace US as Palestine-Israel mediator

The New Arab & agencies

Abbas: UN should replace US as Palestine-Israel mediator

Palestinian President Mahmoud Abbas said the United States has disqualified itself as a mediator following the Jerusalem move, breaking ...

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 Trump's Jerusalem move.

The New Arab & agencies

White House 'remains committed' to seeking Jerusalem peace deal

A senior US official maintained that the White House remains committed to seeking a deal, despite Palestinian leader saying the US is no longer ...

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

Palestinians push for UN resolution rejecting Trump's Jerusalem move

Palestinian diplomats want the UN Security Council to vote on a draft resolution rejecting President Donald Trump's decision to recognise ...

Israel intercepts two Gaza rockets after earlier strikes Israel intercepts two Gaza rockets after earlier strikes

The New Arab

Israel intercepts two Gaza rockets after earlier strikes

Cross-border fire continues to be exchanged with Israeli military intercepting two rockets fired from Gaza after strikes earlier in the day left ...

The New Arab

Israeli army spokesman gets byline in Saudi outlet Elaph

A news website has become the first mainstream Saudi outlet to run an article co-written by a serving Israeli army officer, adding further ...

Israeli intelligence minister invites Saudi crown prince to visit

Diana Alghoul

Israeli intelligence minister invites Saudi crown prince to visit

Israel's intelligence minister Yisrael Katz told Saudi media that Israel would be happy to host Saudi Crown Prince Mohammad bin Salman amid ...

The Iraq Report: ‘Victory’ over IS

The New Arab

The Iraq Report: ‘Victory’ over IS

This week in Iraq: Was Abadi's declaration of victory just a political stunt?

Israel will return Lebanon to the Stone Age: minister

Diana Alghoul

Israel will return Lebanon to the Stone Age: minister

Israeli intelligence minister Yisrael Katz said that with Israel’s "expansion", the whole of Lebanon could potentially be targeted to curb ...

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