In-depth: Progressive activists in Libya have been detained by security forces on accusations of promoting atheism and forced to sign 'confessions', triggering fears of a return to Gaddafi's repressive era.
Book Club: Little was known of Qassem Soleimani until after his assassination by the United States in January 2020. But as Arash Azizi's biography reveals, the shadowy commander was instrumental in helping shift regional dynamics to Iran's favour.
As Syria enters its eleventh year of war there appears little hope for the situation to improve in 2022. The New Arab spoke with four Syria experts about the issues Syria might face in the coming year.
In-depth: War crimes in the Syrian conflict have been documented and archived almost exclusively by independent researchers. These one-time amateurs are now paving the way for a new brand of accountability.