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Award-winning metal band System of a Down say they are grateful for an outpour of support after they released their first single in 15 years for Armenia.

The 57-year-old shoemaker says he wants to put Trump's name on the 'lowest thing' - the shoe.

Palestinians sue Britain for <em>1917</em> Balfour Declaration

The New Arab Staff & Agencies

Palestinians sue Britain for 1917 Balfour Declaration

Palestinian lawyers have filed a suit against the British government for the 1917 Balfour Declaration, which promised a ‘national home’ for the Jewish people in Palestine.

The Hundred Years' War on Palestine

Josh Ruebner

The Hundred Years' War on Palestine

Book Club: Rashid Khalidi's masterful book traces a hundred years of colonial war against Palestinians, waged first by the Zionist movement and ...

Iraq's Jews fled long ago, heritage struggles on

The New Arab Staff & Agencies

Iraq's Jews fled long ago, heritage struggles on

With Jewish schools, shops and synagogues crumbling from a lack of maintenance, heritage experts fear there will soon be left little more than ...

The New Arab Staff

UK's Boris Johnson writes op-ed against for Israeli newspaper

In an op-ed for Israel's top newspaper, UK Prime Minister Boris Johnson opposed Israel's annexation of parts of the occupied West Bank.

Rami G. Khouri

To end colonial racism, fix Balfour's declaration

Comment: Remedying the pain caused by British colonial racism includes righting historical wrongs by promoting the birth of a Palestinian state, ...

The New Arab

Kim Kardashian faces backlash after calling lahmacun 'Armenian pizza'

Reality star Kim Kardashian provoked a fiery debate on the origins of lahmacun when she described it as 'Armenian pizza' on her Instagram.

Rami G. Khouri

Palestinians must lead the world's last anti-colonial struggle

Comment: The Palestinians must dare to lead their anti-colonial battle with a powerful raft of political, economic, legal, and mass mobilisation ...

Syria parliament recognises Armenian genocide

The New Arab & agencies

Syria parliament recognises Armenian genocide

Syria's recognition of the Armenian genocide comes after weeks of tensions between Ankara and Damascus over deadly clashes between their forces ...

Gerard Prunier

In Sudan, General Hemedti leads the fray

Comment: In reality, it is Hemedti, the brutal and cunning general who organised the harsh crackdown in Khartoum last June, who wields the real ...

Unravelling the misuse of international law with Noura Erakat

Elias Jahshan

Unravelling the misuse of international law with Noura Erakat

The New Arab Meets: Noura Erakat, a Palestinian-American legal scholar, human rights attorney, activist and author of Justice for Some: Law and ...

Trump-Netanyahu issue a new colonial mandate in Palestine

Rami G. Khouri

Trump-Netanyahu issue a new colonial mandate in Palestine

Comment: Trump and Netanyahu's plan is effectively a 21st century neo-mandate, mirroring the most insidious aims and values of the 1922 British ...

The best books by Arab authors in 2019

Elias Jahshan

The best books by Arab authors in 2019

Book Club: The New Arab rounds up some of the best reads written in English by Arab authors this year.

Turkey summons US envoy over Armenian genocide resolution

The New Arab

Turkey summons US envoy over Armenian genocide resolution

The US envoy in Ankara has received harsh words from Turkish officials over Thursday's congressional resolution to recognise the ...

Malia Bouattia

Labour manifesto kisses goodbye to Blair's toxic legacy

Comment: Labour's manifesto isn't perfect, but it presents a foreign policy that learns from past errors, and promises a more peaceful and just future, writes Malia Bouattia.

The New Arab & agencies

After meeting Erdogan, US senator blocks genocide measure

Lindsey Graham prevented a Democrat's effort to pass the resolution by unanimous consent barely an hour after meeting Erdogan.

The New Arab & agencies

Omar criticised for refusing to back Armenian genocide vote

Democratic lawmaker Ilhan Omar justified her controversial decision not to vote for a resolution recognising the Armenian genocide, saying her ...

The New Arab & agencies

US House recognises Armenian genocide in 'historic vote'

The US has voted to recognise the Armenian genocide in a move that has angered Turkey.

Australian media is erasing murdered Palestinian student's heritage

CJ Werleman

Australian media is erasing murdered Palestinian student's heritage

Comment: The only thing Israeli about Aiia Maasarwe was a passport she was forced to use. Why can't Australian media acknowledge her Palestinian ...

The New Arab & agencies

Turkey detains academics in latest crackdown sweep

Two professors linked to a human rights activist in detention without charges were swept up in police raids on Friday.

PLO backs suspension of Israel recognition

The New Arab & agencies

PLO backs suspension of Israel recognition

The PLO called for the suspension of recognising Israel until it recognises the state of Palestine with east Jerusalem as its capital.

Abbas says Hamas "serving US interest"

The New Arab & agencies

Abbas says Hamas "serving US interest"

Abbas repeated his frequent assertion that Hamas are trying to form a "mini state" in Gaza, and vowed to oppose Trump's peace plan.

Palestinians have clear favourite in Sweden-England match

The New Arab & agencies

Palestinians have clear favourite in Sweden-England match

"I can't imagine a Palestinian supporting England, which created the Balfour Agreement, or not supporting the country that stood before the ...

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