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Comment: President Macron's defence of the Prophet Muhammad cartoons raises important questions around secularism and free speech in a global climate of increasing intolerance, writes Dr. Azmi

Warning sirens sounded before dawn in Israeli communities near the border as the pre-dawn air strikes and shelling prompted Hamas to launch a salvo of six rockets in retaliation.

<em>Azmi</em> <em>Bishara</em>: UAE-Israel deal part of joint regional strategy

The New Arab Staff

Azmi Bishara: UAE-Israel deal part of joint regional strategy

Prominent Arab thinker and academic Dr. Azmi Bishara discussed the far reaching consequences of the Israel-UAE normalisation in an exclusive interview with Al-Araby TV.

Emirati dissidents form anti-normalisation movement after UAE-Israel deal

The New Arab Staff

Emirati dissidents form anti-normalisation movement after UAE-Israel deal

A new Emirati-led movement against UAE-Israel normalisation group.

<em>Azmi</em> <em>Bishara</em>: UAE-Israel deal part of joint regional strategy

The New Arab Staff

Azmi Bishara: UAE-Israel deal part of joint regional strategy

Prominent Arab thinker and academic Dr. Azmi Bishara discussed the far reaching consequences of the Israel-UAE normalisation ...

The New Arab Staff

Fact-checking site refutes claims of Qatari financing of Hezbollah

An Arabic fact-checking site has refuted misleading claims by US network Fox News that Qatar is allegedly financing Iran-backed Lebanese militant group Hezbollah.

Abbad Yahya

A plan to resist Trump’s Deal of the Century

The long read: A new book by Palestinian intellectual Azmi Bishara presents a comprehensive strategy to resist Trump and ...

Azmi Bishara

Coronavirus contemplations: Part III

Comment: In this three-part series, Dr Azmi Bishara takes a deep dive look at how citizens and states have responded to an ...

Azmi Bishara

Coronavirus contemplations: Part II

Comment: In this three-part series, Dr Azmi Bishara takes a deep dive look at how citizens and states have responded to an ...

Coronavirus contemplations: Part I

Azmi Bishara

Coronavirus contemplations: Part I

Comment: In this three-part series, Dr Azmi Bishara takes a deep dive look at how citizens and states have responded to an ...

The New Arab

UAE denies spying on users via popular messaging app

The UAE Telecommunications Regulatory Authority in a statement denied reports it was spying on users through a popular messaging app.

Popular Mideast app pulled after spying allegations

The New Arab

Popular Mideast app pulled after spying allegations

ToTok appears to trick users of iPhones and Android devices into handing over access to their location and private data on their devices.

Popular messaging app ToTok exposed as 'Emirati spy tool'

The New Arab

Popular messaging app ToTok exposed as 'Emirati spy tool'

ToTok is a new messaging app used by millions across the world, but a new investigation has revealed it is being used as a spy tool by the UAE.

Is this Google-sanctioned Emirati company poaching Israeli intelligence officers?

The New Arab

Is this Google-sanctioned Emirati company poaching Israeli intelligence officers?

Thousands of Israelis have left their country's cyber security firm to work for UAE-government linked DarkMatter, which has been accused of ...

Not Deal, but chutzpah of the Century

Azmi Bishara

Not Deal, but chutzpah of the Century

Comment: The ideas of the 'Deal of the Century' are already a reality, it will simply confer legitimacy on what Israel has snatched by force, ...

Zeinab Mohammed Salih

Sudanese women 'sexually harassed' while protesting for change

As protests erupted in the east African country over soaring inflation and against Bashir's 30-year rule, female demonstrators have faced a vicious response from security forces.

The New Arab & agencies

UAE spied on leading Middle East journalists

The iPhones of multiple leading Arab journalists and media figures, including the founder and CEO of The New Arab, were hacked by American ...

The New Arab

Azmi Bishara: Sudan, Algeria 'on the verge of democracy'

The precursors of 'a second wave of the Arab Spring unfolding in Sudan and Algeria' may be more successful due to lessons learned by Arab ...

The New Arab & agencies

Israel's Netanyahu accused of anti-Arab incitement ahead of elections

The Israeli leader, slumping in the polls after the dramatic announcement of his pending corruption indictment, is portraying Arab politicians ...

Is anti-Zionism a form of anti-Semitism?

Azmi Bishara

Is anti-Zionism a form of anti-Semitism?

Comment: Just as there are anti-Zionist Jews, in Europe and the US, there are many anti-Semites who admire both Israel and Zionism, notes ...

The New Arab

Israeli elections: Ongoing incitement against progressive Balad Party

Israeli PM candidate Benny Gantz compared Palestinian Balad Party to right-wing Israeli fascist group, while right-wing journalists uses ...

Arab Spring lessons the Sudanese may need to heed

Azmi Bishara

Arab Spring lessons the Sudanese may need to heed

Comment: The time has come for change in Sudan, but the forces of change must learn from the other Arab uprisings, writes Dr Azmi ...

Arab Spring lessons the Sudanese may need to heed

Azmi Bishara

Arab Spring lessons the Sudanese may need to heed

Comment: The time has come for change in Sudan, but the forces of change must learn from the other Arab uprisings, writes Dr Azmi ...

Qatar launches first 'historical dictionary' of classical Arabic

The New Arab

Qatar launches first 'historical dictionary' of classical Arabic

Qatar has launched the first historical dictionary of the Arabic language in a move that has been hailed by linguists as an important milestone.

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