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Comment: To mark 20 years since the Second Intifada, Maher al-Charif takes a look back at the 1940 general strike and armed rebellion, and the First Intifada of 1987.

In the past few weeks the Jordanian government has launched a campaign members of the country's largest teachers' union.

The erasure of Yarmouk refugee camp

Leila al-Shami

The erasure of Yarmouk refugee camp

Bombed, starved and besieged, Palestinian residents of Yarmouk refugee camp now face being permanently displaced as the Assad regime expropriates their homes.

Jordan police attack teachers protesting pay cuts

The New Arab Staff

Jordan police attack teachers protesting pay cuts

Jordanian police attacked teachers for protesting against the government not honouring a pay bonus.

The Palestinian family fighting Israeli eviction in Jerusalem

Ibrahim Husseini

The Palestinian family fighting Israeli eviction in Jerusalem

Silwan has become a battleground for settler groups, who are using Israel's legal system to take over Palestinian homes in East Jerusalem.

The New Arab & agencies

Jordan mosques reopen after 7-week closure

Jordan is opening mosques after 11-weeks being closed due to Covid-19 concerns.

The New Arab

Protests erupt in Jordan against Trump's Middle East deal

Cities across Jordan erupted in protest against Trump's plan to end the Israel-Palestine conflict, calling for an end to the Israel-Jordan peace ...

The New Arab & agencies

Iraq militia vows 'appropriate response' for deadly Syria airstrike

The Hizballah Brigades initially blamed the US-led coalition fighting IS for the air raid, but a Washington official suggested Israel carried ...

Rouf Dar

Kashmir and Palestine: A history of occupation and solidarity

Comment: As India and Israel entwine in a military romance, the Kashmir-Palestine bond remains steadfast, united by their common struggle for a ...

Nigeria claims Boko Haram plot thwarted, army dismisses criticism

The New Arab & agencies

Nigeria claims Boko Haram plot thwarted, army dismisses criticism

Nigeria has claimed a spate of attacks plotted by Boko Haram have been foiled by security forces, as the army dismissed claims of a resurgence ...

The New Arab

No damage to al-Aqsa manuscripts, says Jerusalem Islamic Endowment

Waqf released the findings of their investigation on Thursday which showed all documents and materials of historical value have not been stolen ...

Jerusalem's Islamic Endowment to assess Israeli damages on <em>al</em>-Aqsa

The New Arab

Jerusalem's Islamic Endowment to assess Israeli damages on al-Aqsa

The Jerusalem Islamic Waqf will assess any damages caused by Israeli forces at al-Aqsa mosque.

Israeli forces condemned for violent Palestinian hospital raids

The New Arab

Israeli forces condemned for violent Palestinian hospital raids

Israeli soldiers and police stormed a Palestinian hospital twice over the past week, in some cases preventing doctors from providing emergency ...

Barghouti's son: Father is a terrorist, just like Mandela Barghouti's son: Father is a terrorist, just like Mandela

The New Arab

Barghouti's son: Father is a terrorist, just like Mandela

“My father is a terrorist, just like Nelson Mandela”, Aarab Barghouti told Israeli newspaper Haaretz.

Why Jordanians are protesting multibillion-dollar gas deal with Israel

Justin Clark

Why Jordanians are protesting multibillion-dollar gas deal with Israel

In-depth: Hundreds of Jordanians took to the streets to demonstrate against a recently approved natural gas deal with Israel, at the end of an ...

Mohammed Abedrabbo

Jerusalem ghettos: Transforming Palestinian neighbourhoods into Israeli prisons

Features: Israeli authorities are turning several neighbourhoods in occupied Jerusalem into ghettos in the wake of the Jerusalem Uprising.

Pam Bailey

Intifada or not, the Palestinian uprising demands attention

Comment: Whatever language is used, the political motivations for violence and the desire for justice must be examined, writes Pam Bailey

AAAJ and agencies

Germany’s Merkel rebuffs Netanyahu over Holocaust comments

German Chancellor Angela Merkel said on Wednesday her country bore direct responsibility for the Holocaust in a direct rebuttal to Israeli Prime ...

AAAJ and agencies

Netanyahu's Holocaust comments provoke outrage

Israel's Benjamin Netanyahu is under fire for suggesting that a World War II-era Palestinian leader convinced the Nazis to adopt their Final ...

Amman unites in protest at IS murder of pilot Amman unites in protest at IS murder of pilot

Mohammad Fadilat & AFP

Amman unites in protest at IS murder of pilot

Jordan's Queen Rania joins thousands on march through capital in solidarity with Moaz al-Kassasbeh, as the country's leaders vow to ...

Al-Araby al-Jadeed/Agencies

Jerusalem tense as violence escalates

Tensions continue to rise in Jerusalem after Palestinian man rammed his car into Israeli pedestrians.

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