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The UAE's Transguard group has been accused of a number of abuses against migrant workers, according to a London-based rights group.

Qatar's emir relieved Finance Minister Ali Shareef al-Emadi of his duties on Thursday after an arrest warrant was issued over corruption allegations.

Qatar orders arrest of finance minister in corruption probe

The New Arab Staff & Agencies

Qatar orders arrest of finance minister in corruption probe

Ali Sharif al-Emadi is accused of abuse of power and misuse of public funds.

Kuwaiti women's fight against gender-based violence

Yousra Samir Imran

Kuwaiti women's fight against gender-based violence

The harrowing murder of Farah Akbar highlights the systemic issue of gender-based violence in Kuwait.

Facebook board upholds Trump suspension

The New Arab Staff & Agencies

Facebook board upholds Trump suspension

While Facebook's quasi-independent Oversight Board voted to uphold the ban, it called the social network's 'indefinite' suspension of Trump ...

The New Arab Staff

British academic launches court action against UAE jailers

The UK court action accuses four Emirati officials of assault, false imprisonment and the intentional infliction of psychiatric injury.

Inigo Alexander

Syrian refugees create Spain's first Arabic news outlet

With incidents of xenophobia towards Arab communities in Spain on the rise, the establishment of Baynana is a welcome counterweight to ...

The New Arab Staff

Iraqi militia calls for Sunnis villagers to be displaced

IS militants remain a threat in Iraq’s eastern Diyala province and areas north of Baghdad.

The New Arab Staff & Agencies

West Africans risk all to leave Tunisia

Facing racist abuse in Tunisia, West Africans are seeking a life-threatening boat trip to Europe for a better life.

Sudan votes to ratify women's rights convention with exceptions

The New Arab Staff

Sudan votes to ratify women's rights convention with exceptions

The Sudanese cabinet voted to ratify the UN's CEDAW convention aimed at stopping violence against women but stopped short of endorsing three of ...

Delphine Rodrik

How 'indefinite transit' is keeping refugees stuck in limbo

Comment: Even for those refugees evacuated from Libya, many are still living in very dangerous conditions, with long-term uncertainty and ...

Biden's first 100 days as US president

Brooke Anderson

Biden's first 100 days as US president

Analysis: From the economy to vaccinations, Biden has delivered on a number of key campaign promises in his first 100 days, but the greatest ...

What's fuelling anti-France protests in Pakistan?

Syed Fazl-e-Haider

What's fuelling anti-France protests in Pakistan?

In-depth: The hardline Tehreek-e-Labbaik Pakistan movement has played a key role in fomenting nationwide protests, with Imran Khan's government ...

Turkish court frees abused woman who killed husband

The New Arab Staff & Agencies

Turkish court frees abused woman who killed husband

Melek Ipek, 31, testified in court that her husband routinely handcuffed her and beat her for hours while threatening to kill her and their ...

'Torture' and 'sham trials' in Libyan military courts: Amnesty

The New Arab Staff

'Torture' and 'sham trials' in Libyan military courts: Amnesty

Amnesty says the Haftar-led LAAF has subjected detainees to physical and psychological abuse.

The New Arab Staff

UK parliament says China is committing genocide against Uighurs

The UK parliament has passed a non-binding motion describing China's human rights abuses against Uighurs as genocide amid mounting international pressure on Beijing.

The New Arab Staff

Al Araby investigation reveals damning details of Regeni murder

Al Araby TV on Thursday aired a damning investigative documentary detailing the final moments of Italian student Giulio Regeni, who was detained ...

The New Arab Staff

Outrage after Kuwaiti woman murdered by previously reported harasser

Farah Hamza Akbar was brutally murdered by a man who had harassed her multiple times after she rejected his marriage proposal.

The New Arab Staff

UK 'anti-Muslim' activist's 'lies' forced Syrian schoolboy ‘to flee’

Videos made by the British anti-Muslim activist Tommy Robinson containing 'libelous' accusations against a Syrian refugee boy forced him and his ...

Big tech's secretive Israeli investments are whitewashing the occupation

Muhammad Shehada

Big tech's secretive Israeli investments are whitewashing the occupation

Comment: In addition to being a security risk, making such generous and unconditional investments in Israel bolsters a delusion of normalcy and ...

Sumaiyya Naseem

Ramadan book club: 15 must-read Muslim stories

Struggling to pick your next book over Ramadan? The New Arab has compiled a guide of must-read Muslim stories from across the literary spectrum.

Biden says evidence 'overwhelming' in tense George Floyd trial

The New Arab Staff & Agencies

Biden says evidence 'overwhelming' in tense George Floyd trial

The president's unusually strong comments came as jury deliberations for the trial of an ex-policeman accused of murdering George Lloyd entered ...

China guilty of ‘crimes against humanity’ against Uighurs: HRW

The New Arab Staff

China guilty of ‘crimes against humanity’ against Uighurs: HRW

Human Rights Watch has accused China of crimes including torture and sexual violence.

Jury begins deliberations in George Floyd murder trial

The New Arab Staff & Agencies

Jury begins deliberations in George Floyd murder trial

A 12-member jury hearing the case against former officer and murderer of African-American man George Floyd, Derek Chauvin has begun.

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