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The latest Chinese response followed a US announcement of visa bans and an assets freeze on three officials, including the architect of Beijing's hardline policies against minorities.

Twenty-five years on, survivors of the Srebrenica massacre are fighting to ensure that the genocide is not forgotten.

US sanctions senior Chinese officials over Uighur rights abuses

The New Arab Staff & Agencies

US sanctions senior Chinese officials over Uighur rights abuses

The US has imposed visa bans and asset freezes on senior Chinese officials including the chief of the Communist Party, in response to 'horrific' abuses against Uighur Muslims

Racism is a weed

Aabye-Gayle D. Francis-Favilla

Racism is a weed

Comment: It's not enough to not be racist. Our job is to speak out against bias and discrimination wherever we see it, writes Aabye-Gayle D. ...

The Caesar Act explained: New US sanctions on Syria

Sarah Khalil

The Caesar Act explained: New US sanctions on Syria

The Caesar Act comes into force on Wednesday and may see the Assad regime come under further isolation and economic coercion.

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Greek PM to visit Israel to talk energy, annexation

Israel hopes to avoid sanctions from the EU with the help of friendly countries like Greece.

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Saudi cleric says combatting anti-Semitism a 'religious obligation'

Saudi cleric Mohammad al-Issa, who heads the Saudi-funded Muslim World League, called the fight against anti-Jewish hatred 'a religious ...

The New Arab Staff

Prominent British Jews condemn Israel's West Bank annexation plans

Forty prominent British Jewish figures have written a letter opposing Israel's plans to annex the occupied West Bank.

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Iran's Ahmadinejad defends African Americans with Tupac 'n****' lyrics

Iran's Mahmoud Ahmadinejad on Friday weighed in on the ongoing anti-police brutality protests in the United States by quoting a Tupac song, ...

How Palestine solidarity became a litmus test in Germany

Majed Abusalama

How Palestine solidarity became a litmus test in Germany

Comment: Germany's attempt to muzzle thinker and philosopher Achille Mbembe on the grounds of anti-semitism amounts to an extension of Israeli ...

The New Arab & agencies

Saudi Ramadan TV drama criticised for pro-Israel content

Another Ramadan TV drama from Saudi Arabia has invited scrutiny

Germany paying 'debt' to Israel with Hezbollah ban: Iran

The New Arab & agencies

Germany paying 'debt' to Israel with Hezbollah ban: Iran

Iran argued Germany was motivated by the grim legacy of Nazi rule and its guilt over the Holocaust, the mass murder of six million ...

Germany bans Hezbollah, police raids mosques

The New Arab & agencies

Germany bans Hezbollah, police raids mosques

Germany has banned domestic Hezbollah's activities, ordering police to raid mosques and associations linked to the Lebanese movement.

Palestine activists beat UK government in BDS pensions policy

The New Arab

Palestine activists beat UK government in BDS pensions policy

The British government suffered a legal blow on Wednesday after the Supreme Court ruled in favour of a pro-Palestine organisation.

Armenians across the Middle East commemorate 105th genocide anniversary

Gasia Ohanes

Armenians across the Middle East commemorate 105th genocide anniversary

A vigil on wheels in Lebanon and commemorative blood donations in an iconic church in Syria. Armenians in the coronavirus-hit Middle East mark ...

The New Arab & agencies

UK urged to suspend imports from Chinese 'prison camps'

The World Uyghur Congress and the Global Legal Action Network called on the British government to suspend cotton imports from China's Xinjiang region.

Laura Albast

The missing revolution: Palestine's need for new leadership

Comment: Without modern leaders who can appeal to major powers, Palestine will continue to stand alone, writes Laura Albast.

Narjas Zatat

Amani Saeed: The poet championing Muslim women

The New Arab Meets: Iraqi-Indian poet Amani Saeed whose poetry celebrates Muslim womanhood and intersection of faith and feminine power, while ...

Florence Dixon

How Arab-Americans embraced 'Amo Bernie' as one of them

In-depth: From Amo to Habibi, Bernie Sanders has become the first presidential candidate in US history to embrace the Arab community, and ...

A pro-Israel PAC tried to sabotage Bernie in Iowa

Josh Ruebner

A pro-Israel PAC tried to sabotage Bernie in Iowa

Comment: Pro-Israel Democrats' attempts to detract from Bernie Sanders show how much support for Palestine has surged among progressives, writes ...

The New Arab & agencies

Saudi sheikh leads prayers outside Auschwitz Holocaust memorial

Sheikh Mohammed Al-Issa, the secretary-general of the Saudi-based Muslim World League, led prayers inside the former Nazi-German concentration ...

Prince Charles arrives in Bethlehem for historic Palestine visit

The New Arab

Prince Charles arrives in Bethlehem for historic Palestine visit

Prince Charles visited several important sites in the Palestinian city of Bethlehem, located in the occupied West Bank.

Israel, US compare Iran to Nazis at <em>Holocaust</em> event

The New Arab & agencies

Israel, US compare Iran to Nazis at Holocaust event

Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu and US Vice President Mike Pence have condemned Iran at an event to mark the 75th anniversary of the ...

Prince Charles arrives in Israel on first official visit

The New Arab

Prince Charles arrives in Israel on first official visit

Prince Charles, the heir to the British throne, is making his first official tour of Israel and the occupied Palestinian territories.

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