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The Syrian government, headed by Bashar al Assad is being held responsible for 'gross human rights violations'.

Ismail Haniyeh's return to Beirut comes after 27 years.

Palestine and the Democratic Party platform: A strategic regression

Nour Odeh

Palestine and the Democratic Party platform: A strategic regression

Despite growing support for a more progressive position on Palestine, the establishment wing has reverted to mainstream policies which ignore Palestinian rights.

'Law of the jungle': Amnesty slams Israel's annexation plans

The New Arab Staff

'Law of the jungle': Amnesty slams Israel's annexation plans

Israeli authorities are promoting 'law of the jungle' with their illegal plans to annex parts of the occupied West Bank, Amnesty International ...

Explainer: Israel's Trump-backed annexation plan for the West Bank

The New Arab Staff

Explainer: Israel's Trump-backed annexation plan for the West Bank

Your questions about Israel's plans to annex parts of the occupied West Bank, answered.

Aamir Ali Bhat

India's new Kashmir domicile law mirrors Israel's settler-colonial blueprint

India has passed a new domicile law in Kashmir which residents fear will change the demographic status of the Muslim-majority territory.

CJ Werleman

New video evidence of Australian war crimes in Afghanistan

Comment: In light of this new, shocking evidence, an ICC investigation into into war crimes is now more urgent than ever, writes CJ Werleman.

Faysal and Nizar Mohamad

Trump's 'Deal of the Century' hijacked the international order

Comment: The PA and EU have a chance to reclaim an international order hijacked by Israeli obstructionism and American unpredictability, write ...

The New Arab

Israel imposes curfew on six Palestinians in Jerusalem

Six Palestinians from the East Jerusalem neighbourhood of Issawiya have been slapped with curfews.

Israel imposed travel ban on nearly 8,000 Palestinians: report

The New Arab

Israel imposed travel ban on nearly 8,000 Palestinians: report

Israel has imposed a travel ban on nearly 8,000 Palestinians over the past five years.

Muhammad Shehada

Israel's profitable occupation, and the billion-dollar cost to Palestine

Comment: Palestinians could stand on their own two feet, if only Israel would let them, writes Muhammad Shehada.

US Democrats slam White House 'endorsement' of Israeli settlements

The New Arab

US Democrats slam White House 'endorsement' of Israeli settlements

More than 100 Democrats said the move 'endangered security' and 'damaged' the US' moral standing.

Interactive timeline: The history of Israeli settlements since 1967

Charlie Hoyle

Interactive timeline: The history of Israeli settlements since 1967

Israeli settlements built on land occupied in the 1967 war are one of the most contentious and intractable issues in the Israeli-Palestinian ...

Palestine to 'punish' anyone dealing with Israeli settlement products

The New Arab

Palestine to 'punish' anyone dealing with Israeli settlement products

Prime Minister Mohammad Shtayyeh said those dealing with Israeli settlement products will be 'heavily punished'.

Israeli settlements: A final wakeup call to the EU

Muhammad Shehada

Israeli settlements: A final wakeup call to the EU

Comment: It's crucial that the international community acts now to stop Israel, with US support, inching closer towards perpetual apartheid, ...

Josh Ruebner

Israeli settlements: Mind-boggling legal acrobatics used to justify unjustifiable

Comment: Pompeo's radical ruling has set the stage for backing Israel's unilateral annexation of much of the West Bank, writes Josh Ruebner.

The New Arab

Trump's decision to declare Israeli settlements 'legal' draws criticism

The US decision to declare Israeli settlements legal has sparked anger in the Arab world and beyond.

The New Arab

Netanyahu visits West Bank to celebrate US announcement

Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu called the Trump administration's declaration, which stepped back from four decades of US policy, a "huge ...

The New Arab & agencies

America declares Israeli settlements on occupied Palestinian land 'legal'

The declaration puts the United States at odds with virtually all countries and UN Security Council resolutions

South Africa shames other nations at UN over Palestine

Suraya Dadoo

South Africa shames other nations at UN over Palestine

Comment: South Africa ended its Security Council term on a fiery note, calling out inaction and the need for UN reform, writes Suraya Dadoo.

Hassan Ben Imran

Good cop, bad cop: Israeli judiciary's role in apartheid

Comment: The Israeli judiciary isn't just doing PR for Israel's war crimes and apartheid, it is directly complicit, writes Hassan Ben Imran.

Palestinian prisoner tortured by Israel's Shin Bet hospitalised

The New Arab

Palestinian prisoner tortured by Israel's Shin Bet hospitalised

Samir Arbid was hospitalised as a result of being tortured by Israeli security services.

Israeli forces raid home construction site in Jordan Valley

The New Arab

Israeli forces raid home construction site in Jordan Valley

Occupying Israeli forces raided the Jordan Valley and have ordered Palestinians to stop building themselves homes and barns for their animals.

Egyptian imam slammed for advocating prisoner 'sex slaves'

The New Arab

Egyptian imam slammed for advocating prisoner 'sex slaves'

Abdullah Rushdy came under attack on Twitter over remarks he made advocating having sex with female prisoners.

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