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As of Friday evening, Italian Premier Draghi had not apologised publicly or issued a retraction.

A bill to examine the issue of reparations for the ancestors of black American slaves is to be discussed by the House Judiciary Committee.

Sudanese women rally against gendered violence, inequality

The New Arab Staff

Sudanese women rally against gendered violence, inequality

Protesters were reportedly faced with incidents of harassment and violence.

Uighur women violated and repressed by Xinjiang's draconian policies

Ruth Ingram

Uighur women violated and repressed by Xinjiang's draconian policies

Uighur women and girls are not only enduring unspeakable cruelties in internment camps, subject to draconian sterilisation procedures, rape and ...

France hijab ban for under 18s triggers critical backlash

The New Arab Staff

France hijab ban for under 18s triggers critical backlash

A senate vote in France to ban on anyone under the 18 wearing the hijab, part of a controversial anti-separatism bill, has prompted an angry ...

The New Arab Staff & Agencies

Turkey's chair snub riles EU chief

Ursula von der Leyen was left standing when she was denied a seat at a meeting with President Erdogan and the European Council president.

Nick McAlpin

Covid-19: A year of repression in the Middle East

In-depth: Amnesty International's annual report for 2020/21 reveals the scope of the abuses Middle Eastern governments perpetrated while the ...

The New Arab Staff

Muslim engineer falsely reported to Prevent wins payout

A Muslim engineer was falsely accused of holding 'extremist' views and reported to Prevent, which he took to a tribunal and won a case for ...

Alessandra Bajec

Turkish women activists battle to re-instate Istanbul Convention

On an almost daily basis, several thousand women's rights activists have hit the streets to demand Erdogan re-instate Turkey to the Istanbul ...

French-Algerian actor angers Moroccans with comments on women

The New Arab Staff

French-Algerian actor angers Moroccans with comments on women

French-Algerian actor Bouhlel Brahim and two others have caused outrage in Morocco with disparaging comments about women and children.

The New Arab Staff

US State Department designates April as 'Arab-American Heritage Month'

The State Depart said Arab-Americans' contributions to the US 'are as old as America itself'.

CAIR condemns Republican's deleted 'Islamophobic tweet' about Ilhan Omar

The New Arab Staff

CAIR condemns Republican's deleted 'Islamophobic tweet' about Ilhan Omar

Ilhan Omar was the target of a now-deleted tweet invoking the memory the 9/11 terror attacks and directing it at Muslim Congresswoman Ilhan Omar.

British-Muslim woman campaigns after racist murder of father

The New Arab Staff

British-Muslim woman campaigns after racist murder of father

The daughter of a man who was murdered by white supremacists is launching a campaign and urging the British government to officially define ...

Expats struggle to get vaccines in Kuwait

The New Arab Staff & Agencies

Expats struggle to get vaccines in Kuwait

Despite composing 70% of the population, foreigners in Kuwait struggle to get considered for vaccination.

Palestinian 'kingmaker' reaches out to Jews with prime-time speech

The New Arab Staff & Agencies

Palestinian 'kingmaker' reaches out to Jews with prime-time speech

Mansour Abbas' break-away United Arab List won just four seats in last week's Israeli elections but could decide whether Prime Minister ...

Malia Bouattia

Race and Ethnic Disparities Commission ignores Britain's racist reality

Comment: A new government report concludes that the UK is a model for other white-majority countries. That couldn't be further from the truth, writes Malia Bouattia.

The New Arab Staff & Agencies

Black adviser to Boris Johnson quits amid race report

Boris Johnson's most senior Black adviser has quit over the heavily contested race report published by the government this week.

The New Arab Staff & Agencies

Exit from women's treaty splits Turkey's activists

A top aide in Erdogan's government has said withdrawal from the treaty is due to the LGBTQ movement's push to normalise homosexuality.

Khaled Diab

Dismantling Denmark's white ghetto mentality

Comment: The concentration of immigrants in certain poor neighbourhoods is far more a sign of the ghetto mentality of Denmark's majority than ...

Qatar responds to HRW report on women guardianship laws

The New Arab Staff

Qatar responds to HRW report on women guardianship laws

Qatar has said that a new report about the guardianship law for women is not representative of what happens in the country.

The New Arab Staff

Israeli-Palestinian event refused advertising space for 'controversial' memorial service

Combatants for Peace were denied advertising billboards by an Israeli company, who claimed the adverts were too controversial.

UK Home Office under investigation over citizenship data

The New Arab Staff

UK Home Office under investigation over citizenship data

The UK Home Office is being investigated after failing to provide accurate information about the number of people who have been deprived to ...

France insists 'no ban' on halal slaughter

The New Arab Staff

France insists 'no ban' on halal slaughter

The Agriculture Ministry clarified it has not passed any prohibitions of religious slaughter.

Whether Boulder shooter was white is the wrong question

Zaina Ujayli

Whether Boulder shooter was white is the wrong question

Comment: Whether the shooter was Arab or white matters little. Instead Americans should ask why he - and others - so easily got hold of a gun, ...

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