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Critics say restrictions on demonstrations are geared at silencing protests against Netanyahu rather than controlling the spread of Covid-19.

Thousands have been taking to the streets several times a week to protest the Israeli government's handling of the coronavirus pandemic.

Israeli president lashes out at government, talks of election

The New Arab Staff & Agencies

Israeli president lashes out at government, talks of election

The Israeli president has criticised the unity government of in-fighting ahead of the elections.

Interview: 'Formal annexation won't change anything on the ground'

Sylvain Cypel

Interview: 'Formal annexation won't change anything on the ground'

Interview: For decades Israel has been informally annexing Palestinian territories, says former Middle East adviser to Barack Obama, Robert ...

Explainer: Israel's Trump-backed annexation plan for the West Bank

The New Arab Staff

Explainer: Israel's Trump-backed annexation plan for the West Bank

Your questions about Israel's plans to annex parts of the occupied West Bank, answered.

The New Arab & agencies

Israeli settler convicted of murder for killing of toddler

The settler was also convicted on two additional counts of attempted murder over the brutal 2015 firebombing.

Malia Bouattia

The last thing Muslims need this Ramadan? Extra scrutiny

Comment: The run up to Ramadan has seen a slew of Islamophobic smear campaigns suggesting Muslims are not following the rules. The truth ...

Stasa Salacanin

Gulf migrant workers count the cost of coronavirus

Migrant workers in the Gulf are bearing the brunt of the Covid-19 pandemic as states introduce strict quarantine measures and travel bans.

The New Arab

Thousands flee as Syrian regime cuts off Maarat Al-Numan

Thousands of people have fled villages around the deserted rebel-held city of Maaret al-Numan in Syria’s Idlib province as the regime prepared ...

Accusing Sanders of anti-Semitism amounts to thinly veiled Islamophobia

Sahar F. Aziz

Accusing Sanders of anti-Semitism amounts to thinly veiled Islamophobia

Comment: Critics are accusing Jewish candidate Bernie Sanders of anti-Semitism, just to keep his progressive politics out of power, writes Sahar ...

Brooke Anderson

The 2020 Muslim vote

Muslims account for 1.1% of the US population, yet their voter turnout is relatively low, but how important of a voting demographic are Muslims? ...

Global leaders, tycoons attend Saudi 'Davos in desert'

The New Arab

Global leaders, tycoons attend Saudi 'Davos in desert'

Some 300 speakers from over 30 countries are attending the three-day Future Investment Initiative (FII), nicknamed 'Davos in the desert', in ...

Sudan's Uprising and the critical role of social media

Alexander Durie

Sudan's Uprising and the critical role of social media

The Sudan uprising proved that in countries where the army tries to silence opposition, social media is – for civilians – a way to hold people ...

Sudan calls on Jews to return following leadership changes

The New Arab

Sudan calls on Jews to return following leadership changes

Sudan’s Minister of Religious Affairs and Endowments Nasruddin Mufreh called on Jews that left the country to return.

Could Sudan's new foreign minister be a woman?

The New Arab

Could Sudan's new foreign minister be a woman?

Asma Mohammed Abdullah, a former ambassador at the foreign ministry, was among three officials nominated by Prime Minister Abdullah Hamdouk to ...

The New Arab & agencies

New Sudan sovereign council and prime minister sworn in

Sudan’s 11-member joint civilian-military ruling council, headed by current military ruler General Abdel Fattah al-Burhan was sworn in on Wednesday.

The New Arab

Joe Show: The new king of Arab comedy

The New Arab Meets: Youssef Hussein, host of The Joe Show, one of the most popular satirical television shows today which turns self-deifying ...

The New Arab

Sudan's ruling military identifies 'mastermind' of brutal massacre

A top Sudanese general said the mastermind behind a deadly crackdown on protesters has been identified, but refused to name him saying it would ...

Georgia Beeston

New Waves: A tribute to pioneer of Moroccan modernism

Mohamed Melehi's first UK solo show celebrates his life's achievement as both an artist and forerunner of the cultural scene in post-colonial ...

Israel's Netanyahu used fake accounts to promote election campaign

The New Arab

Israel's Netanyahu used fake accounts to promote election campaign

Israeli watchdog group, Big Bots Project, has uncovered a network of social media accounts used to smear opponents of Prime Minister Binyamin ...

The New Arab & agencies

Netanyahu addresses allegations in impromptu TV interview

Binyamin Netanyahu has given an impromptu TV interview discussing the allegations against him as elections near.

Will a revolution oust Sudan's defiant president?

Giorgio Cafiero

Will a revolution oust Sudan's defiant president?

Comment: This new wave of demonstrations poses the most serious threat to Bashir's regime since its rise to power, writes Giorgio ...

Midterms2018: Step to the left, slide to the right

Andrew Leber

Midterms2018: Step to the left, slide to the right

Comment: Tuesday's midterm election results saw the Democrats retake the House, which takes any legislation from President Trump without ...

Democrats grab US House in blow for Trump

The New Arab & agencies

Democrats grab US House in blow for Trump

US Democrats have seized the House by gaining 25 seats in blow for Trump.

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