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Two demonstrators were stabbed in the neck after suspected members of a far-right group attacked a protest outside the Israeli police chief's home with broken bottles and pepper spray.

Turkey has announced that Hagia Sophia’s most famous resident, an adorable cat with more than 54,000 Instagram followers, will stay in the building after it was reconverted to a mosque.

'Egyptian king' Mo Salah lifts trophy in national flag

The New Arab Staff

'Egyptian king' Mo Salah lifts trophy in national flag

Wednesday's win for Liverpool was also a moment of pride for Egyptians around the world.

Lebanon: Adrift in stormy seas

Jim Muir

Lebanon: Adrift in stormy seas

Comment: With its currency in free-fall, half the population plunged into poverty, and IMF talks in disarray, Lebanon appears to be lurching ...

Arab world react to Drake's new Arabic rap lyrics

Narjas Zatat

Arab world react to Drake's new Arabic rap lyrics

Drake delved into London's music scene once more with a new freestyle track that saw his Arab fans quickly take notice.

The New Arab Staff

Instagram apologises to Bella Hadid after censoring Palestine post

Instagram's parent company Facebook admitted Bella Hadid's post should not have been taken down, apologising to the Palestinian-Dutch supermodel.

Gaia Caramazza

Bella Hadid accuses Instagram of 'silencing' Palestine’s history

Palestinian-American model Bella Hadid has slammed Instagram's 'censorship' of her father's birthplace.

The New Arab Staff

Iconic Egyptian actress Ragaa al-Geddawy dies of Covid-19

Ragaa el-Geddawy has died of coronavirus, flooding tributes across the world.

Khaled A. Beydoun

The Muslims who saved Liverpool F.C.

Comment: Liverpool wingers Salah and Mane are scoring goals well beyond the football pitch, writes Khaled Beydoun.

MMA fighter Khabib's father passes away from coronavirus complications

The New Arab Staff

MMA fighter Khabib's father passes away from coronavirus complications

UFC lightweight champion Khabib Nurmagomedov's father has died from coronavirus complications.

The New Arab Staff & Agencies

Iran reports 'accident' at nuclear site, warns enemies

After an "accident" at a nuclear complex in Iran, Tehran warned its enemies against hostilities.

Mohamed Salah thanks Arab <em>fans</em> after winning Premier League

The New Arab Staff

Mohamed Salah thanks Arab fans after winning Premier League

Mohamed Salah, who becomes the second ever Arab national to have won the Premier League, thanked his fans in "my beloved country, ...

Qatar's beIN Sports blocks football broadcasts over Saudi dispute

The New Arab Staff & Agencies

Qatar's beIN Sports blocks football broadcasts over Saudi dispute

Qatar-owned beIN Sports displayed blue screens rather than long-awaited Serie A matches due to a long-standing copyright dispute with Saudi ...

Johnson & Johnson discontinues Middle East skin lightening products

The New Arab Staff

Johnson & Johnson discontinues Middle East skin lightening products

Johnson & Johnson will no longer sell skin lightening products that are sold in the Middle East.

Qatar unveils 3rd World Cup venue, flags virus precautions

The New Arab Staff & Agencies

Qatar unveils 3rd World Cup venue, flags virus precautions

The 40,000-capacity Education City stadium is the third venue to be completed after the redevelopment of Khalifa International in 2017 and last ...

The New Arab Staff

Mohamed Salah 'paid for everyone's petrol' at Liverpool garage

Football legend Mo Salah reportedly 'paid for everyone's petrol' at a Sainsbury's in Liverpool.

The New Arab Staff & Agencies

Cairo film festival's art director resigns over past tweets

Ahmed Shawky has resigned from Cairo's international film festival following outcry at past social media posts that activists say celebrate ...

Danya Hajjaji

Dear Arab celebrities: You can't support #BlackLivesMatter in blackface

A new social media trend saw famous Arabs wearing blackface in a tone-deaf attempt to take a stand against racism. Instead, it spoke volumes ...

Victoria Silva

Jordan's independent music scene turns crisis into opportunity

Independent artists in Jordan are finding ways to overcome the challenges of lockdown as coronavirus wreaks havoc on the global music industry.

The Middle East at war with coronavirus

The New Arab

The Middle East at war with coronavirus

Egypt orders covering face in public, Iran reopens mosques across the country, Turkey to resume national flights and other stories in today's ...

The New Arab & agencies

UEFA mulls moving Champions League final away from Istanbul

UEFA aims to complete its top club competition in August following scheduling chaos caused by the coronavirus pandemic.

Algiers recalls France envoy over Hirak documentary controversy

The New Arab

Algiers recalls France envoy over Hirak documentary controversy

A French documentary about the protest movement has created conflict between France and Algeria over its depiction of the government.

Coronavirus contemplations: Part III

Azmi Bishara

Coronavirus contemplations: Part III

Comment: In this three-part series, Dr Azmi Bishara takes a deep dive look at how citizens and states have responded to an unprecedented ...

Roma opens 'discreet' takeover talks with Saudi crown prince

The New Arab

Roma opens 'discreet' takeover talks with Saudi crown prince

AS Roma's owners are reportedly keen to show MbS that the club up for sale, however have insisted they are not sabotaging the ongoing Newcastle ...

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