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Matthew Berlow has confessed to helping fake an anti-Semitic graffiti attack on his own home in order to defame the Scottish Palestine Solidarity Campaign.

The protest act came ahead of an evening pro-Palestine demonstration, organised in response to calls to boycott the nations league match between Israel and Scotland.

VR technology revives archaeological marvels from the Middle East

Nazli Tarzi

VR technology revives archaeological marvels from the Middle East

A new generation of digital conservationists are using cutting edge virtual reality technology to revive war-damaged cultural heritage sites.

Refugee mental health is a matter of national security

Bilal Hassam

Refugee mental health is a matter of national security

Comment: The Glasgow and Reading attacks highlight that we must provide mental health services to asylum seekers instead of seeing ...

Three people reportedly killed in UK stabbing incident

The New Arab Staff & Agencies

Three people reportedly killed in UK stabbing incident

Three people have been killed in a stabbing incident in the city of Glasgow in Scotland, according to preliminary media reports, and ...

Keira Dignan

Fighting to protect refugees in Europe amid Covid-19

New groups are mobilising across Europe to demand an evacuation of refugee camps as the Covid-19 pandemic makes already bad conditions for asylum-seekers untenable.

Malia Bouattia

A Ramadan like no other

Comment: Malia Bouattia contemplates what a Ramadan under lockdown can teach us about resistance to injustice, and resilience in times of ...

Nazli Tarzi

Tracing Iraq's lost past: Photo archives and national memory

Far removed from today's landscape of military fatigues and rubbled cities, the Iraq Photo Archive chronicles the country's cultural wealth and ...

Aniqah Choudhri

The day I heard a woman recite the Quran

Comment: For 30 years I had only heard the Quran recited by men, but hearing a woman's voice was a revelation, writes Aniqah Choudhri.

How British universities are fuelling Israel's human rights abuses

Anu Shukla

How British universities are fuelling Israel's human rights abuses

British universities invested an estimated £456m in companies claimed to be financing Israel's military industry, illegal settlement industry, ...

The New Arab

Ten things to look out for in 2020

From Iran to Lebanon, Trump to Netanyahu, 2020 is looking jam-packed. Here's The New Arab's list of top ten things to look out for as we enter a ...

Thousands protest across UK against Boris Johnson's parliament shutdown

The New Arab & agencies

Thousands protest across UK against Boris Johnson's parliament shutdown

In the biggest demonstration, thousands of whistle-blowing, drum-banging people gathered raucously outside the gates of Downing Street in London ...

New female UK party leader vows to stop Brexit

The New Arab

New female UK party leader vows to stop Brexit

Britain's pro-EU opposition Liberal Democrats on Monday elected their first female leader on a promise that she will do everything possible to ...

Sannah Hussain: Disabled Muslim boxer fights against discrimination

Raya al-Jadir

Sannah Hussain: Disabled Muslim boxer fights against discrimination

Being a disabled Muslim woman may mean experiencing more discrimination and obstacles in your path but Sannah Hussain is changing and ...

It's high time our governments stopped normalising racism

Malia Bouattia

It's high time our governments stopped normalising racism

Comment: Join us in marching this Saturday to denounce governments that normalise the racist far right and thier Islamophobic politics, writes ...

Florence Dixon

Mashrou Leila light up London's Roundhouse in edgy defiance

'This is f***ing realness!': Lebanese band Mashrou Leila kick off their first UK tour at London's edgy venue Roundhouse with their charismatic combination of heartfelt lyrics and hypnotic beats.

The New Arab & agencies

Beloved Iraqi archaeologist Lamia al-Gailani dies

People across the world are paying respects to Lamia al-Gailani after finding out she passed away.

The New Arab

Scottish comedian bombarded by Rangers fans' anti-Qatar tweets

A group of Rangers fans of Twitter have bombarded a Scottish comedian with questions on whether she would protest a visit to the UK of Qatar ...

Florence Dixon

The Ayoub Sisters: Egyptian-Scottish musical duo know no bounds

The New Arab Meets: The Ayoub Sisters, the classically trained multi-instrumentalists taking the crossover world by storm one catchy cover at a ...

Scottish island with Syrian refugees seeks Arabic teacher

The New Arab & agencies

Scottish island with Syrian refugees seeks Arabic teacher

There are 70 Syrian refugees living on the Isle of Bute, predominantly children including four babies who were born after their parents arrived ...

CJ Werleman

Millennials hold the key to freeing Palestine

Comment: Time is running out for Israel, writes CJ Werleman. Demographics (and international law) are on the Palestinians' side.

UK PalSocs call for arms embargo on Israel

The New Arab

UK PalSocs call for arms embargo on Israel

Palestine societies at universities across the UK have signed a joint statement condemning Israel's mass killing of protesters and called for an ...

Manchester remembers 22 May bomb massacre

The New Arab & agencies

Manchester remembers 22 May bomb massacre

Manchester is remembering the victims of a bombing at a pop concert last year, which killed 22 people.

Celtic fans fly Palestine flags for Gaza protest victims

The New Arab

Celtic fans fly Palestine flags for Gaza protest victims

Celtic FC fans have flown Palestinian flags during a match in solidarity with Palestinian protesters killed by Israeli forces this week, in the ...

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