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In what was likely his final tour of the Persian Gulf as secretary of state, Pompeo touted the Trump administration's Mideast strategy.

The US secretary of state also visited an Israeli settlement in the occupied West Bank and announced new measures against the Palestinian-led boycott movement.

Erekat slams UAE-Israel deal as 'birth of Arab <em>Zionists</em>'

The New Arab Staff

Erekat slams UAE-Israel deal as 'birth of Arab Zionists'

The chief Palestinian negotiator slammed the UAE's move as a 'poisoned dagger in the Palestinian back'.

Trump-Netanyahu issue a new colonial mandate in Palestine

Rami G. Khouri

Trump-Netanyahu issue a new colonial mandate in Palestine

Comment: Trump and Netanyahu's plan is effectively a 21st century neo-mandate, mirroring the most insidious aims and values of the 1922 British ...

The gathering threat of domestic terrorism

Emile Nakhleh

The gathering threat of domestic terrorism

Comment: There is a growing threat of domestic terrorism from white supremacists in the US, Emile Nakhleh argues.

Dominique Vidal

Netanyahu's dangerous connections with Europe's far right

Comment: The Israeli prime minister is conducting an ostentatious seduction campaign among the right-wing populist and neo-fascist circles in Europe, writes Dominique Vidal.

Hadani Ditmars

Holy week hypocrisy, Canadian style

Comment: Religious leaders in Canada are right to speak out against hate crimes at home, but their double standards when it comes to ...

David Sheen

Israel's war on African refugees is inspiring white supremacists

Comment: Netanyahu's racist, anti-African immigration policies are bringing cheer to white supremacists on both sides of the Atlantic, writes ...

Rose Worden

Haley's audacity: Moving the US embassy to Jerusalem

Comment: Rather than 'advancing the cause of peace,' as Haley claims, Trump's decision reaffirms US complicity in Israel's violence against ...

Palestinian Christians decry Trump's Jerusalem decision

Charlie Hoyle

Palestinian Christians decry Trump's Jerusalem decision

Trump's decision to recognise Jerusalem as Israel's capital has left Palestinian Christians dismayed, with communities worried about their ...

Ben Clarke

From Balfour to Boris: Britain's broken promises in Palestine

The long read: In its centenary year, Professor Avi Shlaim examines the impact of the Balfour Declaration and Britain's 'deviousness, duplicity ...

When Franklin D Roosevelt met Ibn Saud

Seraj Assi

When Franklin D Roosevelt met Ibn Saud

Comment: FDR understood the strength of the Saudi king's opposition to Israel's creation, and these sentiments still dominate debate, despite ...

When Franklin D Roosevelt met Ibn Saud

Seraj Assi

When Franklin D Roosevelt met Ibn Saud

Comment: FDR understood the strength of the Saudi king's opposition to Israel's creation, and these sentiments still dominate debate, despite ...

Deja vu for a South African in Palestine

Farid Esack

Deja vu for a South African in Palestine

Comment: Farid Esack - South African veteran of the liberation struggle, explores the similarities and differences between life under Apartheid ...

Trump in Jerusalem: Peace-maker or hell-raiser?

Ali Kazak

Trump in Jerusalem: Peace-maker or hell-raiser?

Comment: In moving the US embassy to West Jerusalem, Trump could gain the admiration and support of all countries and peoples of the world, ...

The New Arab

Christian Zionists in US rally for Jerusalem embassy move

Christian Zionist groups in the US have come together to back Donald Trump's potentially explosive pledge to move the US embassy in Israel from Tel Aviv to Jerusalem.

Tom Charles

Perfidious Albion: Balfour at 99

Comment: Almost a century ago, the Balfour Declaration promised the Jewish people British support for a homeland in Palestine, and made a hollow ...

David Sheen

#BlackLivesMatter, Israel and the fight against racism

Comment: Ethiopians have so far resisted alliances with other minority groups, but Netanyahu’s manipulations may drive them towards it, writes ...

Aaron Magid

Assad's acolytes in Jordan's parliament

A large group of Jordanian MPs, lawyers and journalists maintain their support for Syrian President Bashar al-Assad, despite the opposition of ...

Is anti-Zionism anti-Semitism?

Hilary Aked

Is anti-Zionism anti-Semitism?

Comment: Remarks made by NUS President Malia Bouattia may be anti-Zionist, but conflating anti-Zionism with anti-Semitism is dangerous and ...

Hilary Aked

Zionism and Islamophobia: a recipe for disaster

Comment: Pro-Israeli opinions are increasingly likely to complement anti-Muslim views, a merging of ideas that fuels a new level of hate, says ...

Israeli ambassadors: the farcical face of modern apartheid

Vijay Prashad

Israeli ambassadors: the farcical face of modern apartheid

Comment: Israel sees the UN as hostile territory. How apt that it sends ambassadors committed to annexation, whose stock answer to criticism is ...

Israel's <em>Christian</em> fundamentalist friends

Alex Doherty

Israel's Christian fundamentalist friends

Comment: Christian Zionists groups are on the rise in the US, a fillip for the Israeli political class as support falls among ...

Egypt editor quits after publication of anti-<em>Christian</em> pamphlet

Alex Wright

Egypt editor quits after publication of anti-Christian pamphlet

Mohammed Omara, resigns as editor in chief of Sawt al-Azhar after backlash against pamphlet which called Christianity a failed religion.

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