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In-depth: As the question of Yemen's economic future looms, the call to action to restore financing for emergency relief and everyday life is urgent, writes Rose Worden.

HuffPost Arabi journalist Moataz Wadnan and his family members were detained on 13 February at a checkpoint in a Cairo suburb.

US says ready to discuss Israeli-Palestinian peace efforts

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US says ready to discuss Israeli-Palestinian peace efforts

The Israeli-Palestinian peace process has been deadlocked since a major push by the administration of Trump's predecessor Barack Obama ended in failure in April 2014.

Cutting deals with Islamic State in Syria

James Snell

Cutting deals with Islamic State in Syria

Comment: Deals to help IS fighters escape ensure the organisation's survival. If IS is to be properly wiped out, these deals must end, writes ...

France: Free speech is fine, just don't mention Palestine

Malia Bouattia

France: Free speech is fine, just don't mention Palestine

Comment: For the French establishment, The Voice contestant Mennel was the perfect example of an 'integrated Muslim', until her pro-Palestine ...

The New Arab & agencies

Settler leader hails Trump for enabling illegal settlement growth

Yaakov Katz said that Trump has fostered a friendly new atmosphere encouraging growth of Israeli settlements in the occupied West Bank.

Paul Iddon

The US and Turkey's long-term plans for northern Syria

Agendas in northern Syria appear to be converging into a single policy: Maintaining long-term foreign presences on the ground, writes Paul ...

Paul Iddon

The convoluted geopolitics of the battle for Afrin

Analysis: The Kurdish-held enclave in northern Syria is coming under fire from all sides, writes Paul Iddon.

The New Arab & agencies

Abbas to counter Trump's Jerusalem decision at UN

Palestinian President Mahmoud Abbas is taking Palestine's opposition to Trump's Jerusalem decision to the UN.

Turkey renames US Embassy street to spite Washington

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Turkey renames US Embassy street to spite Washington

Turkey renames the street the US Embassy in Ankara is located in after Operation Olive Branch.

Sophia Akram

Lindsay Lohan boosts 'trend-setting' London Modest Fashion Week

In its second edition, the world's foremost modest fashion event appeals to new audiences beyond modest clothing customers with a message of ...

500,000 Syrians 'will return to Afrin': Turkey's First Lady

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500,000 Syrians 'will return to Afrin': Turkey's First Lady

Emine Erdogan praised Turkey's humanitarian efforts during Operation Olive Branch, noting that Turkey will seek to return hundreds of thousands ...

'Do not test Israel’s resolve,' Netanyahu warns Iran

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'Do not test Israel’s resolve,' Netanyahu warns Iran

Tensions between the two countries have been building in recent months, with Israel fearing that Iran is trying to establish a permanent ...

UNRWA chief: Trump's aid cuts 'time bomb' for Gaza

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UNRWA chief: Trump's aid cuts 'time bomb' for Gaza

The head of the UN body voiced his concern for Gaza's future amid the ongoing US-led cuts to UNRWA aid.

Draft UN resolution targets Iran's role in Yemen

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Draft UN resolution targets Iran's role in Yemen

The UK, US and France have put forward a draft resolution to condemn Iran for failing to prevent Houthi rebels in Yemen from obtaining ballistic ...

The New Arab

Iran's 'proxy armies' must stop: US

The US has warned that action must be taken to prevent Iran from continuing its "Hizballah-like" proxy armies to spread influence in the region.

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.

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 ...

The New Arab & agencies

Ankara proposes joint US-Turkish presence in Syria's Manbij

The proposal, which US officials are reportedly considering, would have the YPG withdraw its forces to east of the Euphrates river.

Derby day drama: This week in <em>Middle</em> <em>East</em> football

Uri Levy

Derby day drama: This week in Middle East football

Derby day drama took over Amman and Casablanca this week, while an underwhelming clash between the Arabian Peninsula's two biggest clubs was ...

Anthony Harwood

The FA has changed tack on Qatar's World Cup

Comment: Britain is hoping for $42 billion worth of trade in the Gulf post-Brexit, and Qatar is to be a major part of that, writes Anthony ...

One in six children live in a war-zone: report

The New Arab

One in six children live in a war-zone: report

Ahead of a security conference, Save the Children has released a shocking report highlighting a 300 percent increase on attacks against ...

Gideon Levy on Hamas, BDS and the Israeli occupation

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 ...

UN envoy: Syria situation at 'most worrying' point

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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 ...

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