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The Saudi-led coalition fighting Yemen's Houthis rebels has reportedly killed several fishermen off the coast of the port city of Hodeida, a day after the coalition launched a new offensive.

Okaz has been pushing 'fake news' at least since the start of the Qatar crisis, and has now turned on BBC Arabic.

Globalising authoritarianism: <em>Saudi</em> Arabia attempts to silence Western critics

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Globalising authoritarianism: Saudi Arabia attempts to silence Western critics

Western silence on Saudi Arabia's lashing out on Canada shows Riyadh is increasingly using its economic muscle to quell foreign criticism.

War, famine and fear: Yemeni cinema fights back

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War, famine and fear: Yemeni cinema fights back

Amr Gamal's film '10 days before the wedding' is one that has helped Aden residents take their minds off conflict.

UAE 'instructed Yemen's Saleh to ally with Houthis'

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UAE 'instructed Yemen's Saleh to ally with Houthis'

Former spokesperson for late Yemeni President Ali Abdullah Saleh has claimed that the UAE instructed him to form an alliance with the Houthi ...

Florence Dixon

Model embroiled in $800k 'gifts from Saudi king' mystery

'The most beautiful women in the world would be slaves under your feet' read the message accompanying the extravagant gifts to Kuwaiti TV presenter Halima Boland, purportedly from King Salman

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Qatar attends top GCC military meeting in Kuwait

Qatar's chief-of-staff has attended the first meeting of the Gulf's army chiefs in Kuwait since the start of the worst political crisis to hit ...

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Ex-wife of cleric Qaradawi condemns Saudi newspaper for slander

The Algerian ex-wife of Qatar-based cleric Yusuf al-Qaradawi has categorically denied comments attributed to her in a Saudi newspaper ...

Florence Dixon

YouTuber details violent attack by 'Saudi agents' in London

YouTube star Ghanem Almasarir tells The New Arab how he was violently attacked by 'government agents' in London, leaving him fearing for his ...

Leading Islamic organisation condemns <em>Saudi</em> trial of cleric

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Leading Islamic organisation condemns Saudi trial of cleric

A leading Islamic organisation has condemned Saudi Arabia for seeking the death penalty against moderate cleric Sheikh Salman al-Awdah.

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Saudi king's brother condemns 'devastating war' in Yemen

The brother of Saudi King Salman has made rare public criticism of the war in Yemen, blaming the monarch and powerful Crown Prince ...

Jordan 'not for sale' to <em>Saudi</em>, UAE, says lawmaker

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Jordan 'not for sale' to Saudi, UAE, says lawmaker

A Jordanian lawmaker has lashed out at Saudi Arabia and the United Arab Emirates, accusing the oil-rich Gulf states of attempting to ...

MBS aide boasts plan to dig trench around Qatar

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MBS aide boasts plan to dig trench around Qatar

Senior MBS aide Saud al-Qahtani appeared to confirm reports that Saudi Arabia is digging a canal to separate Qatar from the mainland ...

<em>Saudi</em> Islamic affairs minister praises Israel

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Saudi Islamic affairs minister praises Israel

The Saudi minister of Islamic affairs has sparked anger online after he praised Israel for allowing pilgrims to travel to the kingdom ...

Pyramids FC: <em>Saudi</em> money brings cultural colonisation to Egypt

Mohamed ElMeshad

Pyramids FC: Saudi money brings cultural colonisation to Egypt

Comment: Saudi Arabia's economic imperialism on the football field is a danger to Egypt's cultural sovereignty, writes Mohamed ElMeshad.

Ruby Hamad

Silencing Arab and Muslim women

Comment: When you are an Arab woman in the public eye, almost anything you say can and likely will be used against you, writes Ruby Hamad.

Sam Hamad

Rabaa sign: Corbyn critics have got this one wrong

Comment: Linking the Rabaa sign to extremism is a cheap take that is devoid of context and understanding, writes Sam Hamad.

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Iran-backed Iraq militias 'profiting from hajj visas'

Over half of hajj pilgrimage visas handed out by Saudi authorities to Iraqi politicians, religious leaders and prominent militias have ...

The New Arab

Turkey's Erdogan thanks Qatar emir for $15bn investment pledge

Turkey's president has thanked the Qatari Emir after he pledged $15 billion in investments to invigorate Ankara's economy, prompting a rebound ...

<em>Saudi</em> account invokes 9/11 imagery in 'threat' to Canada

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Saudi account invokes 9/11 imagery in 'threat' to Canada

A Twitter account reportedly linked to the Saudi royal family made a seriously bad error of judgement as a diplomatic rift between ...

The New Arab & agencies

Hacking the hajj: Saudis seek solutions to pilgrimage problems

The kingdom's first ever hackathon saw men and women programmers hunched over laptops exploring ways to improve the safety of the annual hajj ...

'You've lost Islam,' Ethiopian PM tells UAE crown prince

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'You've lost Islam,' Ethiopian PM tells UAE crown prince

Ethiopia's prime minister has recounted an alleged conversation with the UAE's de-facto leader in which he snubbed an offer to be 'taught' by ...

Iranian General Soleimani tells Trump Tehran 'ready' for war

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Iranian General Soleimani tells Trump Tehran 'ready' for war

Responding to Trump's all-caps Twitter threat, Qassem Soleimani warned that should Washington start a war, Iran would be the one to end it.

Qatar, US plan 'expansion' of Al-Udeid airbase

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Qatar, US plan 'expansion' of Al-Udeid airbase

Qatari state media confirmed plans to expand al-Udeid airbase, the biggest military facility used by Washington in the Gulf as it battles ...

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