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The construction comes as Israel — under Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu — maintains its scathing criticism of Iran’s nuclear program.

The lawyer representing Aung San Suu Kyi says her trial will help determine whether Myanmar's people again become "slaves" of the military.

What Myanmar's military coup means for Rohingya Muslims

Gaia Caramazza

What Myanmar's military coup means for Rohingya Muslims

In-depth: Concerns are mounting over the fate of Rohingya Muslims following Myanmar's military coup, with refugees uncertain about repatriation and those inside the country fearing further persecution.

Is Israel an apartheid state?

Jonathan Kuttab

Is Israel an apartheid state?

Comment: Israel has determined separate and unequal regimes for Israelis and Palestinians, and enshrined them in laws that assert the control of ...

After Myanmar's coup

Shashi Tharoor

After Myanmar's coup

Comment: The compromises Suu Kyi made with her uniformed political partners and defended so staunchly, have now cost Myanmar its fragile ...

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Israeli navy 'tried to sink Gaza fishing boats'

Israel made a deliberate attempt to sink Gazan fishing boats by firing several bursts of gunfire and military grade water hoses at the vessel.

The New Arab Staff

Israel to demolish 38 Palestinian homes in West Bank

The Jerusalem Planning Board rejected a master plan that would have given construction permits to local residents of al-Walaja, between ...

The New Arab Staff & Agencies

Netanyahu promises ministry to first-ever Muslim on Likud list

Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu announced his intention to appoint the first-ever Muslim candidate on the Likud Party list if he were ...

The New Arab Staff & Agencies

Hundreds of Arab Israelis protest after death of student

Arab Israelis protested against violence and criminality after a student was killed by Israeli police during a shootout.

Lebanon proposes residency for investors - but not refugees

The New Arab Staff

Lebanon proposes residency for investors - but not refugees

Syrian and Palestinian refugees are explicitly barred in the draft budget from taking advantage of residency by real estate purchase.

The New Arab Staff

Prominent Palestinian scholar and dissident dies from coronavirus

Abdul Sattar Qasem, a political science professor who was a sharp critic of the PA and Israel, died on Monday after contracting coronavirus ...

Jewish immigration to Israel slashed in 2020 over pandemic

The New Arab Staff & Agencies

Jewish immigration to Israel slashed in 2020 over pandemic

Since its creation in 1948 in what was historic Palestine, Israel has sought to attract Jewish settlers from all around the world.

Myanmar's military stages coup, detains Aung San Suu Kyi

The New Arab Staff & Agencies

Myanmar's military stages coup, detains Aung San Suu Kyi

The coup sparked global condemnation, with the United States leading calls for democracy to be immediately restored.

US to restore Palestinian aid under Joe Biden's administration

The New Arab Staff

US to restore Palestinian aid under Joe Biden's administration

The US will reopen Palestinian diplomatic missions and restore aid to the Palestinian Authority.

Palestinian Jerusalemites mourn Aqsa 'cat man' following Covid-19 death

Diana Alghoul

Palestinian Jerusalemites mourn Aqsa 'cat man' following Covid-19 death

Palestinians are mourning Ghassan Younes, a man who used to travel to Jerusalem five days a week to feed cats, after he died of coronavirus

The New Arab Staff

Israel injures Palestinian man during overnight attacks on Gaza

The Israeli military injured a Palestinian man in the besieged Gaza Strip when a shell hit his home in a refugee camp.

Jessica Buxbaum

Palestinians in Jerusalem face a struggle for survival

In-depth: Settler groups are engaged in a house-by-house struggle for Jerusalem, using Israel's legal system to take over Palestinian homes.

The New Arab Staff

The New Arab's Most Important Stories from 2020

A retrospective of our coverage of 2020's leading stories

The New Arab Staff

Israel and UAE 'collaborating to eliminate UNRWA': report

Israel and the UAE are working on a plan to eliminate UNRWA, the troubled UN agency tasked with helping Palestinian refugees, a Le Monde report ...

Morocco signs 'normalisation' agreement with Israel

The New Arab Staff

Morocco signs 'normalisation' agreement with Israel

A normalisation agreement between Israel and Morocco was signed in the presence of the king as well as an Israeli delegation headed by Donald ...

The New Arab Staff & Agencies

Kushner lands in Rabat on first Israel-Morocco direct flight

US President Donald Trump's son-in-law Jared Kushner landed in Rabat on Tuesday on the first first direct commercial flight between Israel and ...

The best books by Arab authors in 2020

Elias Jahshan

The best books by Arab authors in 2020

Book Club: From fiction to insightful memoirs and social commentary, The New Arab rounds up some of the best books written by Arab authors this ...

Morocco, Israel to seal normalisation with first direct flight

The New Arab Staff & Agencies

Morocco, Israel to seal normalisation with first direct flight

The first direct commercial flight will arrive to Rabat from Tel Aviv on Tuesday.

Three killed amid alarming rise in murders among Palestinian-Israelis

The New Arab Staff

Three killed amid alarming rise in murders among Palestinian-Israelis

Three Palestinian-Israeli relatives have been shot dead in the city of Baqa al-Gharbiyya, bringing the total number of murders in the ...

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