The New Arab Logo

Breaking News

A collective of organisations has called on the UN to take action and put an end to anti-Muslim actions and policies in France.

British Foreign Minister Dominic Raab's proposals will likely fall short of sanctioning Chinese officials linked to Uighur re-education camps and forced sterilisation programmes, according to a media report.

What does the future hold for Libya's Haftar?

Paul Iddon

What does the future hold for Libya's Haftar?

Analysis: With Haftar's allies divided, questions loom about the LNA leader's future role in Libya.

Julian Assange: WikiLeaks' controversial founder

The New Arab Staff & Agencies

Julian Assange: WikiLeaks' controversial founder

Some see Julian Assange as a fearless campaigner for press freedom, while others believe he was reckless with classified information, possibly ...

2020: 10 uplifting stories from the Middle East

The New Arab Staff & Agencies

2020: 10 uplifting stories from the Middle East

Marred by the coronavirus pandemic, the year 2020 has been a challenge for all. Here are some stories that provided glimmers of hope.

The New Arab Staff & Agencies

Libya's Haftar urges troops 'drive out' Turkish forces

Khalifa Haftar has called on his fighters to 'drive out' Turkish forces backing Libya's UN-recognised government

The New Arab Staff & Agencies

Iraqi refugee family is home at last

From a first date that ended in bloody carnage in Baghdad, to finally entering their new home in The Netherlands, this is an epic tale of ...

Malia Bouattia

How capitalism is enabling China's Uighur repression

Comment: China is couching Uighur exploitation in Xinjiang's cotton fields in the language of counter-terrorism. Everyone in the supply chain ...

The New Arab Staff

'Obscene' Tunisia women's rally slogan sparks controversy

Basma Belaid, the widow of leftist opposition leader received backlash after standing next to an artist who held up an Arabic sign saying 'we ...

France's democratic decline

Sahar Amarir

France's democratic decline

Comment: Journalists are right to protest Macron's 'global security bill', but they are collateral damage. The real target is France's ...

The New Arab Staff & Agencies

UN says Tigray fighting hampers aid delivery despite deal

The UN has been warning of a possible humanitarian catastrophe within Tigray, though a communications blackout has made it difficult to assess ...

Halima Aden acted with integrity, Muslim twitter should too

Yousra Samir Imran

Halima Aden acted with integrity, Muslim twitter should too

Comment: Aden's choice to quit fashion unleashed a torrent of opinions on Muslim twitter about the hijab, showing a shocking lack of ...

Trump: the wrecking ball who came to 'fix' America

The New Arab Staff & Agencies

Trump: the wrecking ball who came to 'fix' America

Rising to power by claiming to fix the US, Donald Trump has left a turbulent legacy.

Heartless Tories leave working class children begging for crumbs

Malia Bouattia

Heartless Tories leave working class children begging for crumbs

Comment: The Tories' refusal to feed children in poverty is yet another example of their belligerent and cruel Covid-19 strategy, which serves ...

Millennials in California strike a tone of cautious optimism

Suzy Woltmann

Millennials in California strike a tone of cautious optimism

At a watch party in California, Suzy Woltmann takes the temperature among a group of millennial voters.

Ali Adam

Arab regimes are falsifying Palestinian history to enable normalisation

Comment: A Saudi-Emirati effort is underway to discredit Palestinian narratives of the conflict in favour of Israeli ones in order to pave the way for normalisation, writes Ali Adam.

The New Arab Staff

Fashion brands panic after Saudi 'Made In Turkey' ban

Brands such as Mango might switch suppliers after a Saudi boycott of Turkish goods.

Aniqah Choudhri

Rihanna's Savage x Fenty clip made an honest mistake

Comment: In a climate of rising Islamophobia, Muslims should feel free to speak up when something is offensive. Rihanna's show, though, was just ...

The New Arab Staff

Rihanna apologises for using Islamic Hadith in lingerie show

Rihanna issued an apology to the Muslim community over the controversial music choice for her Savage X Fenty fashion.

Rihanna faces backlash for using Hadith clip in show

The New Arab Staff

Rihanna faces backlash for using Hadith clip in show

The singer has found herself in hot water with some Twitter users after using an Islamic Hadith during her 2020 Savage X Fenty Show.

Malia Bouattia

The Coronavirus Act should have been reformed, not renewed

Comment: People in the UK need help, infrastructure, and funding, not more police and repression, writes Malia Bouattia.

The Iraq Report: US drawdown will embolden Iran's proxies

The New Arab

The Iraq Report: US drawdown will embolden Iran's proxies

Iran-backed militias will feel emboldened by a reduction of capable enemies on their doorstep, and could seek to expand their power and ...

Saudi Arabia slams oil producers for flouting production cuts

The New Arab Staff

Saudi Arabia slams oil producers for flouting production cuts

Saudi Arabia is pushing for countries that have flouted the supply curb agreements to compensate with new limits.

Friedman's 'Mrs Israel, Mr Emirates affair' analogy sparks mockery

The New Arab Staff

Friedman's 'Mrs Israel, Mr Emirates affair' analogy sparks mockery

Thomas Friedman's latest take on Middle Eastern affairs has not gone down well.

Most Popular

Most Popular