Breaking News

Analysis: When elected to the Knesset two years ago, few Israelis knew who Mansour Abbas was. Now the Islamist leader could shape the fate of Israeli politics.

In-depth: Palestinian families in East Jerusalem's Sheikh Jarrah neighbourhood are in danger of being forcibly evicted from their homes in an ongoing Israeli process of demographic engineering in the city.

Yes, Israel occupies West Bank, US says

The New Arab Staff & Agencies

Yes, Israel occupies West Bank, US says

The Biden administration said that Israel is indeed occupying the West Bank, clarifying its stance after a report adopted language used by Donald Trump's government.

A new effort to sell Israel to American liberals

Mitchell Plitnick

A new effort to sell Israel to American liberals

Comment: A new group seeks to sell Israel to American liberals. But the reality of massive and long-term violations of Palestinian rights will ...

As under Trump, US report avoids 'Occupied Territories'

The New Arab Staff & Agencies

As under Trump, US report avoids 'Occupied Territories'

US President Joe Biden's administration avoided using the term "Occupied Territories" in a human rights report, as his predecessor Donald Trump ...

The New Arab Staff & Agencies

Far-right firebrand set to enter Israel parliament: exit polls

Far-right candidate Itamar Ben-Gvir was on track to enter Israel's parliament after the country's fourth election in two years.

The New Arab Staff & Agencies

East Jerusalem's Palestinians torn between two elections

East Jerusalem's Palestinians will not be allowed to vote in Tuesday's election as they are considered as residents despite paying taxes.

The New Arab Staff & Agencies

Putin delivers mocking response to Biden over 'killer' comment

Russian President Vladimir Putin has mocked his US counterpart Joe Biden over the latter’s comments calling him a ‘killer’, saying ‘it takes one ...

The New Arab Staff & Agencies

Netanyahu boosts far-right extremist Ben-Gvir in re-election bid

Israeli Prime Minister Netanyahu is supporting the re-election bid of Itamar Ben-Gvir, the leader of the Jewish Power movement, who has praised ...

'Killer' Putin will pay price for election meddling: Biden

The New Arab Staff & Agencies

'Killer' Putin will pay price for election meddling: Biden

US president Joe Biden has warned that Putin will not get away with meddling in the US elections.

Brooke Anderson

US lawmakers urge Israel to vaccinate Palestinians, lament disparity

Democratic lawmakers call on the Blinken to take action to ensure that Israel provides Covid-19 vaccines and facilitate vaccination programs for ...

US lawmaker Meeks shows his true colours on Palestine

Mitchell Plitnick

US lawmaker Meeks shows his true colours on Palestine

Comment: Rep. Gregory Meeks' rightward shift is a worrying sign for Palestine advocates, as Biden's administration waits out elections in Israel ...

Netanyahu says row with Jordan over UAE trip settled

The New Arab Staff

Netanyahu says row with Jordan over UAE trip settled

Israeli PM Netanyahu said that a row with Jordan over the use of its airspace, which caused the cancellation of his latest attempt to visit the ...

West Bank refuge welcomes unfancied donkeys

The New Arab Staff & Agencies

West Bank refuge welcomes unfancied donkeys

A sanctuary in the West Bank is providing care to donkeys that have failed to sell at markets in Nablus.

Myanmar's coup: How global powers failed Rohingya Muslims

Anu Shukla

Myanmar's coup: How global powers failed Rohingya Muslims

Analysis: With the veneer of Myanmar's democracy now removed, the plight of Rohingya Muslims continues to be overshadowed by geopolitical ...

The New Arab Staff & Agencies

EU set to agree sanctions over Russia, Myanmar crackdowns

The EU on Monday warned Myanmar's military rulers it "stands ready" to impose sanctions over their coup.

The New Arab Staff & Agencies

Set up, demolish, repeat: Israel targets Bedouin tent community

A Palestinian Bedouin community has repeatedly erected tents in the Jordan Valley's Humsah Al-Baqia, only to see Israeli forces return to tear ...

Ruslan Trad

How Russia is swelling the global market for mercenaries

Analysis: In an era of increasingly privatised warfare, Russia is spearheading the use of mercenaries to expand its influence.

The New Arab Staff & Agencies

No 'specific date' yet for Biden-Netanyahu call: White House

US President Joe Biden has not set a specific date to speak with Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu, the White House said.

Netanyahu rebukes Washington for hints at reversing Golan recognition

The New Arab Staff

Netanyahu rebukes Washington for hints at reversing Golan recognition

The latest spat between Washington and Tel Aviv tells of early cracks in the relationship between the new Biden administration and America's ...

The New Arab Staff

Blinken refuses to endorsing Israeli 'recognition' of Golan

Secretary of State Anthony Blinken will not withdraw US recognition of the occupied Golan Heights as Israeli, but has said that legal questions ...

Israel destroys West Bank Bedouin village again

The New Arab Staff & Agencies

Israel destroys West Bank Bedouin village again

Some 60 Palestinian Bedouins, half of them children, were left homeless on Wednesday after Israeli forces demolished their homes.

Don't expect Biden to reverse Trump's legacy in Palestine

Ramona Wadi

Don't expect Biden to reverse Trump's legacy in Palestine

Comment: Joe Biden has neither obligation nor political will to reverse Trump's worst concessions to Israel, and the UN has only progressed in ...

Doubt and division cast a shadow over Palestinian elections

Ibrahim Husseini

Doubt and division cast a shadow over Palestinian elections

In-depth: Amid political infighting and public mistrust, Palestinians are sceptical as to whether the first national elections in 15 years will ...

Most Popular

Most Popular