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Comment: Palestinians aren't just resisting expulsion, but an aggressive campaign to silence them online, and a longstanding media effort to distort the reality of the occupation, writes Laura Albast.

The planned expulsion of Palestinians from their homes in Jerusalem has captured the world’s attention, as activists in the US pressure Washington to act.

How Abu Dhabi uses its influence in the US

Eva Thiebaud

How Abu Dhabi uses its influence in the US

Comment: Long before the 'Abraham Accords', Abu Dhabi was investing in the US and developing an intensive lobbying strategy in Washington. Eva Thiebaud discusses a new report by Colin Powers.

'No doubt' US has undercounted Covid deaths: Fauci

The New Arab Staff & Agencies

'No doubt' US has undercounted Covid deaths: Fauci

The United States, which has reported the world's worst overall Covid-19 death toll, has "no doubt" been undercounting fatal cases, top pandemic ...

Afghans begin burying dead from bloody school blasts

The New Arab Staff & Agencies

Afghans begin burying dead from bloody school blasts

Dozens of young girls were being buried Sunday at a desolate hilltop cemetery in Kabul after an attack.

The New Arab Staff & Agencies

EU invites 'concrete' US plan on lifting vaccine patents

The European Union pushed Washington for a proposal to export Covid-19 vaccines on Saturday, as the debate over accessibility continues.

The New Arab Staff

US Muslims call for office against Islamophobia

The US Council of Muslim Organisations has called for the creation of an envoy position to signal that anti-Muslim sentiment will not be ...

Yasmin Al-Najar

How Lebanese and Syrians became to settle in Jamaica

Often ignored, we explore how Lebanese and Syrian communities began to settle in Jamaica, and how their footprint has now cemented their place ...

The New Arab Staff & Agencies

Israel 'not a country, but a terrorist base': Khamenei

Iran's Ayatollah Ali Khamenei made the comments in televised remarks marking Quds Day.

Raising the refugee cap is not enough

Zaina Ujayli

Raising the refugee cap is not enough

Comment: Allocating more funding to resettlement organisations will not fill the gaps created by four years of neglect, writes Zaina Ujayli.

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 ...

Syrian refugees create Spain's first Arabic news outlet

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 ...

Biden quadruples Trump refugee cap after delay backlash

The New Arab Staff & Agencies

Biden quadruples Trump refugee cap after delay backlash

After delaying replacement of the record-low ceiling set by his predecessor, President Biden has raised the America's cap on refugee admissions ...

Al Qaeda pledges 'war on all fronts' against US

The New Arab Staff

Al Qaeda pledges 'war on all fronts' against US

In a rare interview, two members of the extremist group pledged to continue fighting until US troops are 'expelled from the rest of the Islamic ...

Remembering a Yemeni-American labour leader on May Day

Brooke Anderson

Remembering a Yemeni-American labour leader on May Day

Nagi Daifallah left Yemen for a better life, but died fighting for workers’ rights in California.

Brooke Anderson

Iran nuclear deal: As talks continue, so do obstacles

As efforts to revive the Iran nuclear deal continue, mounting obstacles call into question how much the US-Iran indirect talks can withstand.

The New Arab Staff & Agencies

NATO says Afghanistan withdrawal has begun 

A complete withdrawal of forces is due to be completed by 11 September.

The New Arab Staff & Agencies

Tajikistan, Kyrgyzstan armies exchange fire on disputed border

Clashes have occurred on the border between Tajikistan and Kyrgyzstan, injuring over a dozen and killing at least one.

The New Arab Staff & Agencies

Biden addresses US lawmakers after 100 days in office

US President Joe Biden discuss a number of topics in a speech to lawmakers at the Capitol after completing 100 days in office.

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 ...

The New Arab Staff & Agencies

Iran wants freedom for jailed nationals amid nuclear talks

Cabinet spokesman Ali Rabiei did not offer details on how many Iranians are held in the US, only that their number is 'bigger than that of ...

Iraqi army says 'no need for US troops'

The New Arab Staff

Iraqi army says 'no need for US troops'

Iraqi army spokesperson Yahya Rasool said the country does not need foreign soldiers, especially US troops 'fighting beside Iraqi forces'.

Chauvin's conviction is not a moment of 'racial progress'

Khaled A. Beydoun

Chauvin's conviction is not a moment of 'racial progress'

Comment: Chauvin's conviction would look more like 'progress' if we could be sure it wasn't a one-off, brought about by circumstance, writes ...

Biden speaks to Erdogan as Armenian genocide question looms

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Biden speaks to Erdogan as Armenian genocide question looms

Biden and Erdogan have spoken on the phone to discuss relations between the two countries, ahead of an anticipated formal recognition of the ...

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