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US President Donald Trump slammed those who question his efforts to improve ties with Russia, after he and Putin shared common ground on the Syria war.

Investigation: Makhlouf - labelled Syria's 'poster boy for corruption' - was able to trade in Polish real estate, international telecomms and Romanian timber, all through shady offshore front companies.

Iran displays missile during anniversary of US embassy takeover

The New Arab & agencies

Iran displays missile during anniversary of US embassy takeover

Iran marks 1979 US embassy takeover anniversary on Saturday with a display of surface-to-surface missile amid uncertainty over its nuclear deal with the US and world powers.

Stop the War Coalition is not against Western intervention

Omar Sabbour

Stop the War Coalition is not against Western intervention

Comment: As Raqqa gets destroyed, the Stop the War Coalition is nowhere to be heard, leaving Syria solidarity protesters to demonstrate in front ...

'Iran will continue to produce missiles,' says President Rouhani

The New Arab & agencies

'Iran will continue to produce missiles,' says President Rouhani

Iran's President Rouhani said Tehran will continue to produce missiles despite US pressure to halt, insisting the programme does not violate ...

The New Arab

Far-right former Trump aide Steve Bannon 'backs' Qatar blockade

Breitbart far-right media guru Steve Bannon, who was once a key adviser to Donald Trump, has attacked Qatar in a speech, alluding to it being the Gulf's 'North Korea'.

The New Arab

Kerry: Ending Iran deal will worsen North Korea standoff

Former US Secretary of State warns that scrapping the 2015 nuclear accord will ruin international trust in the United States.

The New Arab

US judge blocks Trump's Travel Ban 3.0

Trump's pledge to end immigration from several Muslim-majority countries was kicked into touch again by a US judge on Tuesday, serving another ...

Giorgio Cafiero

Why China's investment in Oman matters

Comment: China has an important role to play in Oman's future and transition away from an oil-based economy toward a knowledge-based one, writes ...

'Total termination' of Iran nuclear deal possible: Trump

The New Arab & agencies

'Total termination' of Iran nuclear deal possible: Trump

US President Donald Trump said Monday warned a 'total termination' of the Iran nuclear deal remains possible, after refusing to certify the 2015 ...

The New Arab & agencies

EU ministers close ranks to support Iran deal

EU foreign ministers in Luxembourg on Monday give fresh backing to the Iran nuclear deal, which saw Tehran abandon its nuclear ambitions in ...

Iran 'responsible' for hacking UK parliament emails: report

The New Arab

Iran 'responsible' for hacking UK parliament emails: report

Evidence outlined in a new report by the UK's National Cyber Security Centre said a cyberattack on MPs emails earlier this year was orchestrated ...

Trump doesn't understand the art of the Iran deal

James Brownsell

Trump doesn't understand the art of the Iran deal

Comment: The long-negotiated Iran nuclear deal keeps the dogs of war on a leash. It must not be scrapped, writes James Brownsell.

Sudanese activists fear lifting sanctions will 'greenlight' regime atrocities

Matt Broomfield

Sudanese activists fear lifting sanctions will 'greenlight' regime atrocities

In-depth: Sudanese activists have told The New Arab of their fears the Sudanese regime will step up human rights violations now US sanctions ...

Eminem raps against 'kamikaze' Donald Trump, defends Muslims, immigrants

The New Arab

Eminem raps against 'kamikaze' Donald Trump, defends Muslims, immigrants

"We hate Donald Trump," declared US rapper Eminem in a new four-minute freestyle no punches pulled video that also waded into the treatment of ...

The New Arab

US demands Egypt sever ties with North Korea

US President Donald Trump's administration has demanded that Egypt cut all ties with North Korea or face further punitive action, diplomatic sources have said.

The New Arab

Palestine thrash Bhutan 10-0, in historic football performance

Palestine played Bhutan in a ten goal thriller near Hebron, which saw all the balls going into the away team's net securing a historic victory.

The New Arab & agencies

Iran's nuclear chief warns against undermining nuclear deal

Iran's nuclear chief has said Iran doesn't want to see its nuclear deal with the US collapse, as rhetoric and threats between the two countries ...

The New Arab & agencies

US to sell $15bn missile defence to Saudi Arabia

The THAAD has already been supplied to Saudi Arabia's neighbours Qatar and the United Arab Emirates and is one of the most capable defensive ...

The muddled travel ban

Paul R. Pillar

The muddled travel ban

Comment: Trump's 'travel ban' is in fact a Muslim ban and is creating confusion and disorder in the United States' foreign policy, writes Paul ...

The New Arab

Seized North Korean arms shipment was destined for Egypt

A US tip-off to Egyptian customs agents prevented a huge shipment of North Korean arms entering the country. After investigating the ...

East Libya government issues travel ban against Americans

The New Arab

East Libya government issues travel ban against Americans

The Tobruk-based House of Representatives issued the travel ban in retaliation against President Trump's recent executive order, banning Libyans ...

Iran FM slams Trump, rules out nuclear renegotiation

The New Arab & agencies

Iran FM slams Trump, rules out nuclear renegotiation

“We need to check our facts before we make statements,” Iran's Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif said in an interview

Trump rages on with new anti-migrant travel ban

The New Arab & agencies

Trump rages on with new anti-migrant travel ban

Only one of the countries from the expired ban, Sudan, will no longer be subject to travel restrictions

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