The New Arab Logo

Breaking News

In-depth: France has said it will dissolve Generation Identity, one of Europe's fastest growing far-right youth movements.

The US will rejoin the United Nations Human Rights Council, after the previous administration of Donald Trump withdrew.

EU sets deadline for Turkey on tax blacklist: diplomats

The New Arab Staff & Agencies

EU sets deadline for Turkey on tax blacklist: diplomats

The EU has reportedly again kept Turkey on its 'grey list of offenders', countries that are asked to make changes to their policy and are given time to do it.

US moves to rejoin UN rights council

The New Arab Staff & Agencies

US moves to rejoin UN rights council

The decision is likely to draw criticism from conservative US lawmakers and many in the pro-Israel community.

WHO says fabric facemasks still work against coronavirus variants

The New Arab Staff & Agencies

WHO says fabric facemasks still work against coronavirus variants

The World Health Organisation has revealed that wearing fabric facemasks still provide some protection against Covid-19.

The New Arab Staff

Iraq approves AstraZeneca, Sinopharm vaccines amid fall in cases

Iraq’s health minister has announced that the country will approve the Oxford AstraZeneca and Sinopharm vaccines as the number of coronavirus cases continues to fall.

Brooke Anderson

Trumpism and the political future of America

In-depth: A common observation of Trumpism is that it is unprecedented, an aberration or un-American. History shows that none of these are the ...

The New Arab Staff

Austria calls for European register of Muslim imams

Vienna has now called for European states to follow its lead on registering imams, after the measure came into effect in Austria on ...

The New Arab Staff

Turkey arrested 340 IS suspects in December: report

One suspect arrested in Turkey is thought to have links to a suspect in a recent terror attack in Austria.

Flights banned as new UK virus 'out of control'

The New Arab Staff & Agencies

Flights banned as new UK virus 'out of control'

European countries banned flights from the UK as the British government warned that a new strain of the virus was "out of control".

Joe Stork

Can Regeni prosecutions weaken European support for Egyptian repression?

Comment: The trial may present an opportunity to shame Italy, France, Germany and the United States for continuing to indulge Egypt's iron-fist ...

Europe-Iran forum postponed after outcry over execution

The New Arab Staff & Agencies

Europe-Iran forum postponed after outcry over execution

The three-day Europe-Iran Business Forum had been due to kick off with keynote remarks by Iranian Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif and EU ...

<em>Austria</em> court overturns primary school headscarf ban

The New Arab Staff & Agencies

Austria court overturns primary school headscarf ban

Austria's constitutional court overturned a law banning the headscarf in primary schools.

Ex-French president Giscard d'Estaing dies of Coronavirus at 94

The New Arab Staff & Agencies

Ex-French president Giscard d'Estaing dies of Coronavirus at 94

The former president died at the age of 94 due to complications because of covid-19, his family revealed.

Ex-Syrian spy chief 'moved to <em>Austria</em> with Mossad help'

The New Arab Staff

Ex-Syrian spy chief 'moved to Austria with Mossad help'

A former chief of Syrian intelligence accused of human rights violations was granted asylum in Austria with the help of Israeli ...

The New Arab Staff & Agencies

Belgium tries Iranian diplomat over bomb plot

An Iranian diplomat accused of plotting to bomb an Iranian opposition rally went on trial in Belgium.

The New Arab Staff & Agencies

Iranians face European trial over alleged bomb plot

The high profile case is the first time a European court has put an Iranian official on trial.

The New Arab Staff & Agencies

Iran diplomat refuses to appear at bomb plot trial

Assadollah Assadi, 48, refused to appear in the dock, claiming diplomatic immunity, but his accreditation was in Austria and he was ...

Malia Bouattia

When 'freedom of speech' means just the opposite

Comment: The abject failure of European counter-terror policies is clear for all to see. Doubling down on them will only worsen the problem, ...

EU chief calls for body 'to train imams'

The New Arab Staff

EU chief calls for body 'to train imams'

A European institute should be formed to train imams across the region, the EU chief suggested on Monday, amid weeks of heightened tensions.

The New Arab Staff & Agencies

Austria police raid dozens of 'Islamist-linked' targets

More than 60 addresses allegedly linked to radical Islamists were raided by Austrian police, authorities said.

Austria's Muslims wary of backlash after attack

The New Arab Staff & Agencies

Austria's Muslims wary of backlash after attack

One NGO, which documents anti-Muslim harassments and racism, has reported a an increase in incidents in the wake of the Vienna attack.

Trio on trial for helping Barcelona jihadist attack cell

The New Arab Staff & Agencies

Trio on trial for helping Barcelona jihadist attack cell

Three men will go on trial facing charges of aiding the perpetrators of two 2017 jihadist attacks that killed 16 in Spain's Barcelona and ...

Vienna gunman: IS supporter who 'fooled' the system

The New Arab Staff & Agencies

Vienna gunman: IS supporter who 'fooled' the system

The 20-year-old attacker who was shot dead by police in Vienna following the deadly assault, was a convicted supporter of the Islamic State (IS) ...

Most Popular

Most Popular