The New Arab Logo

Breaking News

The president of Palestine said the PA would stop all cooperation with Israel until it ceded ground on the issue of metal detectors at al-Aqsa compound entrances.

The UAE's Foreign Minister Sheikh Abdullah bin Zayed and Israeli PM Binyamin Netanyahu 'secretly met' in New York in 2012, according to a recent report.

Yemen's children are suffering a man-made health catastrophe

Khalid Al-Karimi

Yemen's children are suffering a man-made health catastrophe

Comment: A deadly combination of cholera, hunger and child recruitment is plaguing the Yemen's future generation, writes Khalid al-Karimi.

'Don't whitewash Saudi crimes against Yemen's children', charity warns

The New Arab

'Don't whitewash Saudi crimes against Yemen's children', charity warns

UN warned against setting a dangerous precedent by omitting the Saudi-led coalition in Yemen from a blacklist of children's rights violators.

Abbas seeks out Chinese support for Palestine

Daoud Kuttab

Abbas seeks out Chinese support for Palestine

Analysis: China has historically been a friend of Palestine, but its economic initiatives require increasing cooperation with Israel, writes ...

The New Arab & agencies

South Sudan clashes force patients, doctors to flee hospital

Patients and doctors at the clinic in the town of Maiwut risked being caught up in an army offensive closing in on the nearby opposition-stronghold Pagak.

The New Arab

20 Yemeni civilians killed in 'Saudi-led coalition' airstrike

At least 20 displaced civilians were killed in an airstrike by the Saudi-led coalition in the southwestern province of Taiz, the UN and ...

The New Arab

Sixth batch of Turkish troops arrive in Qatar

A fresh batch of Turkish troops arrived in Qatar on Tuesday, to carry out joint training exercises as part of an Ankara-Qatar military agreement.

The New Arab

Saudi-led coalition blocks UN aid to Yemeni capital

The Saudi-led coalition fighting in Yemen prevented a United Nations flight carrying aid agency staff from travelling to the ...

Sanctions on Qatar are backfiring… as sanctions usually do

Paul Iddon

Sanctions on Qatar are backfiring… as sanctions usually do

Analysis: Lessons from history are rarely learned, notes Paul Iddon.

Daoud Kuttab

Shutting Palestinians out of al-Aqsa decision is disastrous

Comment: For Palestinians, the introduction of restrictions on the people of Jerusalem praying in their own mosque is an unacceptable ...

UN calls on Haftar to investigate 'execution of prisoners'

The New Arab

UN calls on Haftar to investigate 'execution of prisoners'

The UN on Tuesday called for the Libyan National Army to investigate the summary executions of prisoners, expressing concern at the fate of ...

Palestine activists in Canada battle Israeli settlement wines

Jillian Kestler-D'Amours

Palestine activists in Canada battle Israeli settlement wines

In-depth: Vintages produced in illegal settlements on occupied Palestinian land must not be labelled 'Product of Israel', activists argue.

Trump keeps Iran deal, but threatens more sanctions

The New Arab & agencies

Trump keeps Iran deal, but threatens more sanctions

The Trump administration faced a new congressional deadline on Monday to say whether Iran has curbed its nuclear weapons programme in line with ...

Qatar: UAE violated international law by hacking state media

The New Arab & agencies

Qatar: UAE violated international law by hacking state media

Qatar has said the reported involvement of the UAE in hacking its state news agency in May was a violation of international law.

The New Arab & agencies

Israeli PM Netanyahu set to meet right-wing Hungarian leader

Israeli Prime Minister Binyamin Netanyahu will arrive in Hungary on Tuesday in a landmark visit to bolster ties with right-wing leader Viktor Orban, who has been accused of "authoritarianism".

The New Arab & agencies

Macron chides Netanyahu on settlements, urges new Mideast talks

Emmanuel Macron stressed Israel must respect international law and halt the expansion of settlements in occupied Palestinian territory, urging ...

Charlie Hoyle

Qatar blockade escalates Gulf crackdown on free expression

In-depth: Freedom of expression has dramatically deteriorated in Gulf States since a Saudi-led blockade on Qatar last month, exacerbating a ...

The New Arab & agencies

UN Syria envoy hails small gains in peace talks

United Nations mediator Staffan de Mistura says he plans to convene an eighth round of talks in early September, instructing ...

US aid cuts spare allies Egypt and Israel

The New Arab

US aid cuts spare allies Egypt and Israel

Congressional panels unveil sweeping spending cuts that have sent Democrats into protest, but still fall far short of President Trump's initial ...

The New Arab

Marking Bosnia massacre, Yazidis demand genocide recognition

Yazidis from Iraq on Tuesday joined commemorations in Bosnia for the 1995 massacre of thousands of Muslims, calling for IS atrocities against ...

US anti-boycott laws could come into play in Qatar-crisis

The New Arab & agencies

US anti-boycott laws could come into play in Qatar-crisis

As the Gulf-crisis drags into a second month, a four-country boycott of Qatar is raising questions about whether American businesses that follow ...

Uyghur students in hiding in Egypt speak out

Emanuel Stoakes

Uyghur students in hiding in Egypt speak out

In-depth: Uyghur Muslims seeking refuge in Cairo are being forced to return to China, while others have gone into hiding, fearing persecution - ...

How will the Gulf crisis affect Libya?

Guma El-Gamaty

How will the Gulf crisis affect Libya?

Comment: An emboldened Egypt and UAE spells bad news for an inclusive Libyan national agenda, writes Guma ElGamaty.

Most Popular