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White House press secretary Sean Spicer quit after Trump named a Wall Street financier as the new White House communications director - a role Spicer had hoped to play.

Comment: Donald Trump Junior's tweets this week took the Trump presidency to a new level of absurdity. Only the ballot box can save us now, writes Andrew Leber.

Donnie Darko (Jr) and the deathly tweet

Andrew Leber

Donnie Darko (Jr) and the deathly tweet

Comment: Donald Trump Junior's tweets this week took the Trump presidency to a new level of absurdity. Only the ballot box can save us now, writes Andrew Leber.

UN blames Yemen warring sides for 'man-made' cholera crisis

The New Arab & agencies

UN blames Yemen warring sides for 'man-made' cholera crisis

The UN aid chief has blamed Yemen's warring parties and their foreign backers for a 'man-made' cholera outbreak affecting 320,000 people.

Seven Israeli military chiefs arrested over submarine corruption investigation

The New Arab

Seven Israeli military chiefs arrested over submarine corruption investigation

Israeli Prime Minister Netanyahu will face questioning on his involvement in the vice scandal on Monday, after six ex-military chiefs ...

Sophia Akram

Muslim by label and British by happenstance

Comment: A government report released this week pinpointed the counter-extremism Prevent programme as one of the main factors holding Muslims back, writes Sophia Akram.

Mohammed Harun Arsalai

Choosing peace over justice: The return of Hekmatyar

One of Afghanistan's most notorious warlords has taken a seat with the other criminals and corrupt cronies in the nation's 'unity' government, ...

The New Arab

Awkward: Saudi interpreter ignores German FM's defence of Qatar

A live presser by Germany's foreign minister in Jeddah caused major embarrassment for an interpreter, who stopped translating his remarks when ...

The New Arab

Stigma keeps drug addicts quiet in Gaza Strip

In the Gaza Strip, the tiny Palestinian territory sandwiched between Israel, Egypt and the Mediterranean and ravaged by three wars in a decade, ...

UAE ambassador to Washington 'linked to multi-billion fraud <em>scandal</em>'

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UAE ambassador to Washington 'linked to multi-billion fraud scandal'

Documents show companies connected to the UAE ambassador to the US Yousef Al Otaiba received $66 million allegedly misappropriated from ...

The New Arab

The Iraq Report: Iraq becomes vehicle for Iranian power

Analysis: Welcome to The New Arab's weekly digest of events in Iraq

Fire in Babylon: Ignoring flames at our peril

Hadani Ditmars

Fire in Babylon: Ignoring flames at our peril

Undermining public safety in the name of cutting costs ties London to Baghdad and beyond, writes Hadani Ditmars.

Moroccan parliament urges explanation amid Rif police violence <em>scandal</em>

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Moroccan parliament urges explanation amid Rif police violence scandal

The Moroccan parliament wants to know "everything" about what has happened in Al-Hoceima after calling for the rights of protesters.

The Iraq Report: Winning the war, squandering the peace

The New Arab

The Iraq Report: Winning the war, squandering the peace

Analysis: Welcome to The New Arab's weekly digest of events in Iraq

How to impeach Donald Trump

Dr. Tamara Kharroub

How to impeach Donald Trump

Comment: Impeachment requires 25 Republican votes and all Democrats in the House, plus 19 of the GOP to join all 48 Democratic Senators. But ...

Dr. Tamara Kharroub

Impeaching Trump would be bad for the Middle East

Comment: It's liberals' favourite fantasy right now, but a President Pence could end up being much, much worse than Donald Trump ever could be, writes Tamara Kharroub.

James Brownsell

Murdoch's Arab franchise puts $15bn Sky bid at risk

Comment: For hours and hours on Wednesday, Sky News Arabia persisted, knowingly reporting that which they knew to be untrue, writes James ...

The New Arab

The top ten highlights of UKIP's manifesto...

UKIP brings you their manifesto - a guide for a stronger, safer Britain that includes burqa bans and vaginal tests

The New Arab

Israel's defence minister 'confirms' Trump leaked intel to Russia

Israel's hard-line defence minister Avigdor Lieberman on Wednesday appeared to confirm that Trump had leaked Israeli intelligence to Russian ...

Trump should know: Bibi won't budge

Andrew Leber

Trump should know: Bibi won't budge

Comment: There may be fireworks when the US president lands in Israel, but Netanyahu will be happy to brush off the desires of a flailing ...

The New Arab

A break from the pressure: Trump in Saudi Arabia

Saudi Arabia welcomed Donald Trump on Saturday with a lavish reception, but feelings about the visit were mixed elsewhere in the Arab world.

Trump should know: Bibi won't budge

Andrew Leber

Trump should know: Bibi won't budge

Comment: There may be fireworks when the US president lands in Israel, but Netanyahu will be happy to brush off the desires of a flailing ...

Putin says he could provide recording of Trump-Lavrov meeting

The New Arab & agencies

Putin says he could provide recording of Trump-Lavrov meeting

Russia's Vladimir Putin has said he could provide a recording of talks between Donald Trump and Sergei Lavrov as the US president comes under ...

US and UAE hold talks on security and Iran

The New Arab

US and UAE hold talks on security and Iran

UAE's Prince Mohammed bin Zayed visited Secretary of State Rex Tillerson and Speaker Paul Ryan at the White House on Tuesday, as Donald Trump ...

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