The New Arab Logo

Breaking News

Thousands of camels stranded in Saudi Arabia will begin to be repatriated back to Qatar via Kuwait, local media have reported.

Emir Thani called the months-long blockade of Qatar "futile", and said it was time for regional states to put their differences aside.

US senator ends block on arms sales to GCC

The New Arab & agencies

US senator ends block on arms sales to GCC

Republican Senator Bob Corker said he will end the arms sales block which was a bid to pressure the Gulf states to find a solution to the diplomatic crisis.

Fuel shortage forces Gaza's only power plant to shut

The New Arab

Fuel shortage forces Gaza's only power plant to shut

Gaza, caught between party politics and an Israeli siege, finds itself without the Strip's only power plant due to fuel shortages.

Gaza hospital halts surgeries amid cleaning staff strike

The New Arab

Gaza hospital halts surgeries amid cleaning staff strike

Cleaning staff at a Gaza hospital are striking after months without pay, pushing the health facility into a spiralling crisis as its unsanitary ...

The New Arab & agencies

French PM oversees major Airbus deal signed in Dubai

The deal was signed by Sheikh Ahmed bin Saeed Al Maktoum, the Emirates chairman and CEO of Emirates, and Mikhail Houari, president of Airbus Middle East.

The New Arab & agencies

Modi applauds 'vibrant relationship' between India and Gulf

Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi has applauded the 'vibrant relationship' shared between his country and Gulf Arab nations during a visit to ...

The New Arab

Modi becomes first Indian PM to visit West Bank

Indian premier Narendra Modi met Palestinian President Mahmoud Abbas in Ramallah, as part of a four-day tour of the Middle East.

The New Arab

India's Narendra Modi embarks on Middle East tour

Narendra Modi has set off on a tour of the Middle East, which will see him become the first Indian prime minister to visit the Palestinian ...

Italy tries Eritrean refugee as world's most dangerous trafficker

Marta Bellingreri

Italy tries Eritrean refugee as world's most dangerous trafficker

In-depth: A man on trial in Italy as one of the world's most notorious people-smugglers may be a simple Eritrean migrant mis-identified by Sudan ...

The New Arab

Gaza hospitals, clinics to reopen after UAE pledge: WHO

Following an emergency appeal by the United Nations, the UAE has pledged $2 million to help ease the fuel crisis in Gaza.

Will Europe ban weapons to countries fighting in Yemen?

Stasa Salacanin

Will Europe ban weapons to countries fighting in Yemen?

Analysis: Saudi Arabia and the UAE will no longer receive weapons from Germany and Norway, and many are wondering whether other ...

Riyadh 'sacks TV duty editor for airing Tawakkol Karman'

The New Arab

Riyadh 'sacks TV duty editor for airing Tawakkol Karman'

Saudi Arabia is censoring the first Arab and Yemeni woman Nobel Peace Prize laureate after she criticised the Saudi-led coalition's role in ...

The Iraq Report: Systemic corruption may threaten reconstruction funds

The New Arab

The Iraq Report: Systemic corruption may threaten reconstruction funds

This week in Iraq: The US has admitted that Islamic State is far from being defeated while the Iraqi interior ministry claimed that IS leader's ...

Orient TV 'working with Israel to improve public opinion'

The New Arab

Orient TV 'working with Israel to improve public opinion'

An investigation by The New Arab's sister publication found links between anti-Assad Orient TV and Israeli army officials in its 'Good ...

The New Arab

Iran accused of training Bahrain-Saudi oil pipeline attack militants

Bahrain has accused four suspects of being trained by Iran's Revolutionary Guard to carry out an alleged bomb attack on the island's oil pipeline with Saudi Arabia last November.

The New Arab

Louvre apologises to Qatar for 'Gulf map scandal'

The Louvre Museum in Paris has apologised to Qatar for its franchise in the United Arab Emirates displaying a map of the Arabian Peninsula that ...

The New Arab

Google suspends AMP websites in Egypt after government block

Internet giant Google has suspended access to a publishing protocol for mobile devices in Egypt after authorities blocked the portal, which is ...

The New Arab & agencies

India's Modi to meet Palestinian leader during Mideast tour

The Indian premier will visit Ramallah first on his three-day tour of the region between February 9 and 12, which will also take in Oman and the ...

Palestinian Authority sued over 'collaborating with CIA'

The New Arab & agencies

Palestinian Authority sued over 'collaborating with CIA'

Palestinian President Mahmoud Abbas said he suspended contact with US officials after Trump's Jerusalem decision, but discoveries of 'secret ...

The New Arab

Grammar jihad: Arabic spelling mistakes earn hefty fines

In what is perhaps a world first, the capital of the United Arab Emirates is to impose a $275 fine for Arabic grammar bloopers on signs and ...

Kuwait sentences blogger to 5 years for 'insulting' <em>UAE</em>

The New Arab

Kuwait sentences blogger to 5 years for 'insulting' UAE

Social media figure Abdullah al-Saleh has been sentenced to an extra five years in prison after criticising the UAE's role in the region.

Saudis are occupiers, says Yemen's first female Nobel laureate

The New Arab

Saudis are occupiers, says Yemen's first female Nobel laureate

Tawakkol Karman, the first Yemeni and Arab woman to win the Nobel Peace Prize, has been sacked by her party for criticising Saudi role in the ...

Anti-Doha bloc plotted 'invasion', says Qatar defence minister

The New Arab

Anti-Doha bloc plotted 'invasion', says Qatar defence minister

A Saudi-led bloc boycotting Qatar plotted to invade Doha at the start of the Gulf crisis last year, Qatar's defence minister has revealed.

Most Popular

Most Popular