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A 10-minute video that surfaced online has caused uproar in Egypt for discrimination against a Muslim woman who chose to wear a burkini in a swimming pool.

Investigators at the CIJA have launched an investigation into IS treatment of Yazidi women in Iraq.

Why we need to talk about othering and belonging

Zarqa Parvez

Why we need to talk about othering and belonging

Comment: It's high time we abandoned the 'us' and 'them' paradigm in favour of a more inclusive approach, writes Zarqa Parvez.

Joshua beats Ruiz in controversial Saudi Arabia fight

The New Arab & agencies

Joshua beats Ruiz in controversial Saudi Arabia fight

The fight was played out to a backdrop of concerns that Saudi Arabia was using this and other big sporting events to divert attention from its ...

Labour's 'anti-Semitism crisis' is a manufactured scare campaign

Asa Winstanley

Labour's 'anti-Semitism crisis' is a manufactured scare campaign

Comment: Jeremy Corbyn has been targeted by an organised smear campaign led by the Israel lobby and Labour's right wing, writes Asa Winstanley.

The New Arab & agencies

Model Gigi Hadid confronts gatecrasher on Chanel's Paris catwalk

Palestinian-American supermodel Gigi Hadid did what the security guards at Chanel's Paris fashion week show couldn't do.

The New Arab & agencies

Videos accusing Egypt's Sisi, military of corruption go viral

Videos posted online by an Egyptian construction contractor accusing Sisi and the military of corruption have gone viral, sparking a rare debate ...

Khalil E. Jahshan

Adios, Jason: The resignation of Jason Greenblatt

Comment: Greenblatt's resignation just before the 'Deal of the Century' is unveiled is another blow to an already deeply unpopular plan, writes ...

The New Arab

Women's fashion show in former IS stronghold causes outrage

A fashion show featuring women has caused a stir in the Iraqi city of Fallujah, with a council of clerics and elders ...

Outrage over Tlaib-Omar ban must not ignore Israel's occupation

Dr. Tamara Kharroub

Outrage over Tlaib-Omar ban must not ignore Israel's occupation

Comment: After Congresswomen Rashida Tlaib, Ilhan Omar were barred from visiting Israel, US politicians condemned the ban but praised Israel's ...

Dr. Tamara Kharroub

Trump's racist attacks set a dangerous new precedent

Comment: To associate loyalty to the US with being white, and supporting Israel sets an extremely dangerous precedent, writes Tamara Kharroub.

Iran's 'farcical' series retells story of detained WaPo journalist

The New Arab & agencies

Iran's 'farcical' series retells story of detained WaPo journalist

'Gando' offers a farcical fever dream of conspiracies, from a chador-wearing sniper opening fire to a White House infiltrated by a blond Iranian ...

Queens of the Kingdom: Women of Saudi Arabia Speak

Zahra Hankir

Queens of the Kingdom: Women of Saudi Arabia Speak

Book Club: Queens of the Kingdom will leave you with a strong sense of the deep existential crisis Saudi Arabia is facing and how its women are ...

Two dead as Sudan mass sit-in enters third night

The New Arab

Two dead as Sudan mass sit-in enters third night

A soldier, shot while try to protect protesters at a mass sit-in now into its third night, and a civilian protester were killed on Monday by the ...

Bolsonaro, MbS know Israel is key to Washington's heart

Ali Adam

Bolsonaro, MbS know Israel is key to Washington's heart

Comment: Mohammed bin Salman and Brazil's Bolsonaro are two leaders hoping that warmer relations with Israel will be their ticket to currying ...

Marcus Montgomery

Arab and Muslim Americans are taking Midterms by storm

Comment: For record numbers of Arab and Muslim candidates, the Midterms are a chance to prove their worth as politicians, and stand up to Trump's bigotry, writes Marcus Montgomery.

Florence Dixon

Syrians slam Lena Dunham plans to write refugee screenplay

News that the gaffe-prone writer and actor is to pen the film script of the story of Syrian refugee Doaa al-Zamel was met with ire from Syrians ...

Wilson Dizard

Pittsburgh shooter had Jews, and multiculturalism, in the crosshairs

Comment: Bowers' attack on the Tree of Life synagogue wasn't simply anti-semitism put into merciless motion, but a white supremacist's assault ...

Fear of MbS' online enforcer lingers after his sacking

Said al-Arabi

Fear of MbS' online enforcer lingers after his sacking

Comment: Saud al-Qahtani, Saudi Arabia's Steve Bannon, was the crown prince's right-hand-man - but his disappearance from the royal court has ...

Malia Bouattia

Jazz hands are not the issue

Comment: A dangerous new bill threatens to further eradicate civil liberties under the guise of fighting terrorism, writes Malia Bouattia.

Arab designers in the spotlight at London <em>Fashion</em> Week

Rabi’ah M

Arab designers in the spotlight at London Fashion Week

An array of flamboyant, vibrant and beautifully crafted outfits by Arab designers showcased at the Stories from Arabia event as part of London ...

Muslim student becomes first hijabi in Miss England final

The New Arab

Muslim student becomes first hijabi in Miss England final

Sara Iftekhar will compete against 49 other candidates to represent England at the Miss World contest in China.

Women's r-evolution in Turkey under Erdogan's AKP

Hilal Kaplan

Women's r-evolution in Turkey under Erdogan's AKP

Comment: Women's rights and freedoms under Erdogan's government have improved significantly, writes Hilal Kaplan.

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