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Comment: In the wake of Jerusalem's anti-Arab violence, Dominique Vidal questions how the world would react if the shoe were on the other foot.

With US forces leaving, and fears of a resurgence of the Taliban, Jews in Afghanistan and preparing to leave the country.

Israel committing 'crime <em>of</em> apartheid' against Palestinians: HRW

The New Arab Staff & Agencies

Israel committing 'crime of apartheid' against Palestinians: HRW

Israel is committing the crime of 'apartheid' by seeking to maintain 'domination' over Palestinians and its own Arab population, a new HRW report found.

No election without Jerusalem, Palestinian President Mahmoud Abbas pledges

The New Arab Staff

No election without Jerusalem, Palestinian President Mahmoud Abbas pledges

Mahmoud Abbas has said Palestinian elections will not take place unless Israel allows the full participation of occupied East ...

Turkish tales: A respite from being black in America

Lawrence Cenk Laws

Turkish tales: A respite from being black in America

Lawrence Cenk Laws explores how - like Baldwin decades earlier - being in Turkey rested his mind and heart from the divisiveness and ...

The New Arab Staff

Barghouthi leads Palestinian election poll amid fears of delay

A new poll gives Fatah leader Marwan Barghouthi a lead in the polls, amid speculation that the election could be delayed due to Israeli obstacles.

Jean Stern

Scorpion: How Israel is developing France's future defence system

Comment: In utter secrecy, France and Israel are cooperating on the digital warfare of the future, despite ...

The New Arab Staff

Abbas raises alarm over Israeli 'apartheid' at J Street

Palestinian president Mahmoud Abbas addressed the liberal pro-Israel lobbying group's 2021 National Conference.

The New Arab

The Iraq Report: US troop withdrawal boosts Iranian ambitions

Iran views US reticence to continue operating in Iraq not only as a sign of weakness but as an opportunity to further cement its hold ...

Jordan king, addressing family feud, says 'sedition buried'

The New Arab Staff & Agencies

Jordan king, addressing family feud, says 'sedition buried'

The King of Jordan has addressed the recent crisis that has rocked the country, and declared it to be over.

The New Arab Staff

Palestinians seek international support for Jerusalem elections

With Israel failing to publicly confirm that Palestinians in East Jerusalem will be able to vote in this year's elections, Palestinian officials ...

Iraq's Jewish community dwindles to fewer than five

The New Arab Staff & Agencies

Iraq's Jewish community dwindles to fewer than five

Despite Jews having lived in Iraq for around 2,600 years, only four remain in the country after the passing of Dhafer ...

Israeli elections: <em>The</em> view from Washington

Mitchell Plitnick

Israeli elections: The view from Washington

Comment: While Biden may prefer someone like Yair Lapid at the helm, his administration is preparing for another Netanyahu-led Israeli ...

Syria's revolution through <em>the</em> lens <em>of</em> <em>the</em> diaspora

Aisha Aldris

Syria's revolution through the lens of the diaspora

In-depth: The Syrian diaspora has carried a heavy emotional and financial burden as they watched their homeland collapse, but many are ...

Kushner to detail Israel-Arab normalisation agreements in new book

The New Arab Staff

Kushner to detail Israel-Arab normalisation agreements in new book

The former senior presidential adviser is set to detail his experiences in negotiating the normalisation agreements between ...

Brooke Anderson

Seeking relevance, Trump touts Middle East 'victories' at CPAC

In-depth: At this year’s CPAC, Donald Trump boasted of his policy victories in the Middle East, but his erratic legacy is probably more liability than asset for the Biden administration.

Giorgio Cafiero and Diana Vasconcellos

How does Biden view Turkey’s role in Libya's conflict?

Analysis: Libya's civil war could become a source of confrontation rather than cooperation between the Biden administration ...

The New Arab Staff & Agencies

US in balancing act as Saudi prince spared sanctions

A US decision to spare Saudi Arabia's Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman over the killing of Jamal Khashoggi has frustrated ...

Carl Bildt

Ending the forever war in Afghanistan

Comment: If the Biden administration is to avoid a new spiral of violence after a US withdrawal from Afghanistan, it must ...

A new chapter in Greece's Middle East military strategy

Eva J. Koulouriotis

A new chapter in Greece's Middle East military strategy

Analysis: Concerns about Turkey's regional assertiveness have pushed Greece to adopt a more proactive foreign policy, with Athens building new ...

Jonathan Kuttab

Is Israel an apartheid state?

Comment: Israel has determined separate and unequal regimes for Israelis and Palestinians, and enshrined them in laws that assert the ...

What Putin nemesis Navalny is, and what he isn't

Anatol Lieven

What Putin nemesis Navalny is, and what he isn't

Comment: The US should be careful to assume Alexei Navalny would be the answer to all its problems in Russia, writes Anatol ...

Holes in Biden's Palestine policy tell a familiar story

Mitchell Plitnick

Holes in Biden's Palestine policy tell a familiar story

Comment: Biden's initial moves in the Israel/Palestine arena suggest a move back to Obama-era policies, while leaving Trump's damage ...

Don't expect Biden to reverse Trump's legacy in Palestine

Ramona Wadi

Don't expect Biden to reverse Trump's legacy in Palestine

Comment: Joe Biden has neither obligation nor political will to reverse Trump's worst concessions to Israel, and the UN has only ...

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