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Saad al-Jabri, who is suing the crown prince for allegedly plotting his murder, is under security protection following reports of a fresh assassination attempt, a Canadian newspaper has claimed

Comment: Johnson's decision to put the Department for International Development directly under the control of the foreign ministry is indicative of his contempt for African lives, writes Arkebe Oqubay.

Johnson slammed for dissolving UK's international aid department

Gaia Caramazza

Johnson slammed for dissolving UK's international aid department

The UK has merged the department for international development with the foreign office.

Egypt reopens slowly to revive coroanvirus-hit economy

The New Arab & agencies

Egypt reopens slowly to revive coroanvirus-hit economy

Egypt has loosened a strict coronavirus curfew for the Muslim holy month of Ramadan in an effort to kickstart the economy.

Iraq still in chaos 17 years after US invasion

The New Arab

Iraq still in chaos 17 years after US invasion

The US invasion in 2003, which promised liberty and democracy, led to the deaths of millions of Iraqis, destroyed much of the country's ...

Paul Iddon

Baghdad's four decades of conflict and strife

In-depth: From 1980 until now, the Iraqi capital has faced a series of conflicts, instability, and violence. This year marks 40 years since this cycle of violence.

The New Arab & agencies

Iran, Israel cooperated to destroy Iraq, says Jack Straw

Blair-era minister Jack Straw has said that Iran and Israel cooperated to destroy Iraq during the 1980s, when the two states were once ...

Hadani Ditmars

In Erbil's citadel, Amjad Assad keeps forgotten melodies alive

The New Arab Meets: 64-year-old Amjad Assad, who has almost single handedly digitised thousands of cassettes and old 78's that span a century of ...

James Reinl

Can the defunct Quartet keep Palestinian hopes alive?

Abbas laid out his roadmap for peace with the Israelis, calling for the reinvigoration of a defunct Quartet with new members to broker a deal, ...

Corbyn 'plans Iraq visit to cement anti-imperialist legacy': report

The New Arab

Corbyn 'plans Iraq visit to cement anti-imperialist legacy': report

UK Labour leader Jeremy Corbyn is allegedly planning to visit Iraq in a bid to cement his anti-imperialist legacy before stepping down as Labour ...

Imogen Lambert

The 2020 Labour Party leadership contender guide

Where do the Labour leadership contenders stand on Brexit, racism and the Middle East?

A record number of Muslim MPs in UK parliament

Narjas Zatat

A record number of Muslim MPs in UK parliament

The new MPs in both the Labour Party and the Conservative Party come from a Muslim background, and a few Muslim MPs have kept their seats.

London seminar urges Arab participation in UK elections

The New Arab

London seminar urges Arab participation in UK elections

The Arab Thinking Forum and Labour Arab Group have urged British-Arabs to vote in interest of the domestic community and foreign policy.

How will UK elections impact the Middle East?

Charlie Hoyle

How will UK elections impact the Middle East?

Brexit has dominated Britain's political landscape since 2016. But with general elections coming up, what can voters expect from the three main ...

Labour's 'anti-Semitism crisis' is a manufactured scare campaign

Asa Winstanley

Labour's 'anti-Semitism crisis' is a manufactured scare campaign

Comment: Jeremy Corbyn has been targeted by an organised smear campaign led by the Israel lobby and Labour's right wing, writes Asa Winstanley.

The New Arab & agencies

Iranian hackers targeted US presidential campaign: Microsoft

Iran-linked hackers attempted to gain access to hundreds of accounts associated with US presidential campaigns, Microsoft said Friday.

Abdulaziz Kilani

Will the release of Adrian Darya-1 affect US-UK relations?

Boris Johnson's government must take a firm position in stopping US pressure from dragging London into any unnecessary conflict with Iran, ...

Suzan Quitaz

Saudi-Israeli relations: The emergence of a new alliance

Well-documented reports have indicated extensive behind-the-scenes diplomatic and intelligence cooperation between Israel and Saudi Arabia, ...

Belén Fernández

Opposing British foreign policy could mean you're an 'extremist'

Comment: According to a British government-commissioned report, opposing American/British foreign wars and questioning capitalism could be a ...

Activists urge iconic British Museum to return 'stolen goods'

Sophia Akram

Activists urge iconic British Museum to return 'stolen goods'

BP or Not BP's campaign calls for the repatriation of stolen artefacts and human remains from UK museums and urges cultural institutions to ...

Theodore Karasik

Incarcerated in Kuwait: The alarming case of Marsha Lazareva

Comment: The case of imprisoned businesswoman Marsha Lazareva is likely to sour business relations between Kuwait and the US, writes Theodore ...

Gaza protesters: Palestine and Venezuela in 'one trench'

Pam Bailey and Mahmoud Alnaouq

Gaza protesters: Palestine and Venezuela in 'one trench'

Comment: Venezuelans and Palestinians share a common struggle in their resistance to US imperialism, write Pam Bailey and Mahmoud Alnaouq.

The EU must review its stance on Hamas

Muhammad Shehada

The EU must review its stance on Hamas

Comment: The EU's attitude to Hamas blocks the path to Palestinian reconciliation, and perpetuates division and occupation, writes Muhammad ...

Exclusive: 'I regret nothing,' says Bush-shoe-thrower ten years later

Diana Alghoul

Exclusive: 'I regret nothing,' says Bush-shoe-thrower ten years later

In an exclusive interview with The New Arab, Muntadher al-Zaidi recalls memories of watching his people die, throwing his shoe at the United ...

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