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Film Review: Joana Hadjithomas and Khalil Joreige’s compelling drama follows a daughter willing to uncover her mother’s troubled teenage years in 1980s Lebanon.

Film Review: The Mauritanian follows the story of a Mauritanian man who was kidnapped from his home and imprisoned without charge for fourteen years and two months at Guantanamo Bay.

Shamima Begum 'left suicidal' after death of her children

The New Arab Staff

Shamima Begum 'left suicidal' after death of her children

Shamima Begum said losing her children to conditions of war sent her mental health spiralling.

Can Biden end America's forever wars?

Brooke Anderson

Can Biden end America's forever wars?

Analysis: Some suggest that ending post-9/11 military authorisation laws, which give the president a blank cheque to wage war, could be a good ...

Britain risks creating 'new <em>Guantanamo</em>' in Syria, warns NGO

The New Arab Staff

Britain risks creating 'new Guantanamo' in Syria, warns NGO

The court has left the fate of Shamima Begum in the hands of the British government, which is unwilling to assist, said Reprieve.

The New Arab Staff & Agencies

Al Jazeera to launch conservative US platform 'Rightly'

Qatar-based broadcaster Al-Jazeera will launch a centre-right news platform in the United States.

The New Arab Staff & Agencies

UN experts urge Guantanamo closure, remedies for 'torture'

A group of United Nations rights experts welcomed US President Joe Biden's stated goal to close Guantanamo Bay prison.

The New Arab Staff & Agencies

Fauci wins $1 million Israeli prize for 'defending science'

America's leading coronavirus scientist has won an Israeli prize for science.

The New Arab Staff & Agencies

US: Saudi king, not MBS, will get Biden call

Biden's administration has said that if and when it meets the Saudi leader, it will be with the King, not the Crown Prince.

Can Biden fulfil Obama's promise of closing <em>Guantanamo</em> Bay?

Brooke Anderson

Can Biden fulfil Obama's promise of closing Guantanamo Bay?

In-depth: The Biden administration has launched a formal review of the military prison camp, a controversial symbol of the excesses of America's ...

The New Arab Staff

Biden aides “attempt to shut down” Guantanamo prison

This revives efforts undertaken by Barack Obama’s administration to close the high-security prison, referred to as “a stain on America’s global ...

Women, children from 57 states in Syria camps: UN

The New Arab Staff & Agencies

Women, children from 57 states in Syria camps: UN

Fionnuala Ni Aolain said they were living in "sub-human conditions" in the Al-Hol and Roj camps, being run by Kurdish forces.

Muslim boy, 4, referred to Prevent 'after discussing Fortnite'

The New Arab Staff

Muslim boy, 4, referred to Prevent 'after discussing Fortnite'

The boy – from west-central England – was referred to the Prevent scheme in September 2019 after speaking about a game of Fortnite at an after ...

US pauses <em>Guantanamo</em> coronavirus vaccine plan

The New Arab Staff & Agencies

US pauses Guantanamo coronavirus vaccine plan

The US has paused a plan to offer offer coronavirus vaccinations to prisoners held at Guantanamo Bay.

UK slammed over appointment of 'anti-Muslim' Prevent strategy reviewer

The New Arab Staff

UK slammed over appointment of 'anti-Muslim' Prevent strategy reviewer

British Muslim groups have described William Shawcross' appointment as a further blow to meaningful progress on the government's ...

The New Arab Staff & Agencies

US charges Indonesian extremist in 2002 Bali bombings

US military prosecutors filed charges against an Indonesian Islamic extremist and two others in the 2002 Bali bombings and 2003 Jakarta attacks.

The New Arab Staff & Agencies

US says Iran behind 'probable death' of ex-FBI agent

US officials not only named two intelligence officers behind the plot to abduct Levinson, but said the Iranian regime had sanctioned it before ...

Mobashra Tazamal

Biden must do what Obama didn't and close Guantanamo

Comment: Guantanamo has now been open for almost two decades, impacting the lives of hundreds of Muslims, their families, and ...

Emran Feroz

Australian war crimes report details what Afghans always knew

Comment: It shouldn't have taken a report into Australian war crimes to foreground the trauma Afghans have been reporting for years, writes ...

Australia's Afghanistan crimes weren't just a 'few bad apples'

Diana B. Sayed

Australia's Afghanistan crimes weren't just a 'few bad apples'

Comment: Australians are due a reckoning and must acknowledge that we are a state built on violence, writes Diana B. Sayed, Afghan Australian ...

The New Arab Staff

British women, children held in 'barbaric' Syria camps: report

A report has exposed the 'barbaric' conditions British women and children are kept in in Syria.

Two Islamic State 'Beatles' plead not guilty in court

The New Arab Staff & Agencies

Two Islamic State 'Beatles' plead not guilty in court

Two members of the "Beatles" Islamic State kidnapping cell pleaded not guilty in a US court to charges of conspiring to murder four American ...

Biden and global Islamophobia

Laila Ujayli

Biden and global Islamophobia

Comment: Biden must prove his credentials counteracting Islamophobia within his own party, but also as a president who can confront a global ...

Now you're listening, Biden, here's what Muslim Americans want

Mobashra Tazamal

Now you're listening, Biden, here's what Muslim Americans want

Comment: It's easy for Biden oppose Trump's racist rhetoric, but the real test lies in whether he can meaningfully engage with the Muslim ...

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