The New Arab Logo

Breaking News

A new Gallup poll found that countries around the world have become far less tolerant of migrants, as Europe unveils a new asylum plan.

The EU will announce a plan for member states to share the responsibility for asylum seekers.

Over 240 refugees at new Greek camp have coronavirus

The New Arab Staff & Agencies

Over 240 refugees at new Greek camp have coronavirus

Greek health authorities have announced that over 240 people at a temporary camp for refugees, built after a fire destroyed the notorious Moria camp, are infected with coronavirus

Moria refugee camp: A tragedy waiting to happen

Keira Dignan

Moria refugee camp: A tragedy waiting to happen

The fire that destroyed Greece's Moria refugee camp highlights the failure of a political calculus designed to create misery.

UK to open first 'migrant camp' in Kent

The New Arab Staff

UK to open first 'migrant camp' in Kent

The UK Home Office has been criticised over plans to house some 400 asylum seekers in disused army barracks near the south coast while their ...

The New Arab Staff & Agencies

Lebanon's new domestic worker contract: end to 'kafala slavery'?

The economic crisis-hit Mediterranean country is home to around 250,000 migrants, mostly women from Africa and Asia, who toil away in people's homes as housekeepers, carers or nannies.

The New Arab Staff & Agencies

EU states to take in 400 minors from Moria

Germany, France and eight other EU countries have offered refuge to 400 minors left homeless after a fire destroyed Greece's largest refugee camp

The New Arab Staff & Agencies

Thousands spend third night outside after Greek camp fire

'We've lost everything, we were abandoned, without food, water or medicine,' a Syrian asylum seeker said after spending three nights sleeping ...

The New Arab Staff

Donald Trump nominated for Nobel Peace Prize

Donald Trump has once more been nominated for the Nobel Peace Prize for the US brokered normalisation deal between Israel and the UAE.

13,000 chairs outside German parliament in Greek camps protest

The New Arab Staff & Agencies

13,000 chairs outside German parliament in Greek camps protest

Thousands of chairs were placed outside the German parliament in protest of overcrowded refugee camps in Greek islands.

The New Arab Staff

Haniyeh makes historic trip to Lebanon's largest Palestinian camp

Hamas Chief Ismail Haniyeh was warmly received by Palestinian refugees in the Ein El-Hilweh refugee camp.

Stranded Syrian teenager dies on Lebanese-Syria border

The New Arab Staff

Stranded Syrian teenager dies on Lebanese-Syria border

A teenage girl has died on the Lebanese-Syrian border after being stranded with other Syrians who have been unable to exchange 100 dollars, as ...

Stranded 'Banksy boat' migrants board quarantine ship off Italy

The New Arab Staff & Agencies

Stranded 'Banksy boat' migrants board quarantine ship off Italy

Over 350 migrants rescued in the Mediterranean last week have boarded a quarantine ship in order to undergo Covid-19 checks before being allowed ...

The Beauty of Your Face by Sahar Mustafah

Aisha Yusuff

The Beauty of Your Face by Sahar Mustafah

Book Club: A Palestinian-American woman wrestles with faith, loss, and identity before coming face-to-face with a school shooter in Sahar ...

Syrian refugees still 'finding their way' in Sweden

The New Arab Staff & Agencies

Syrian refugees still 'finding their way' in Sweden

Sweden - traditionally homogenous and now with a high-skilled labour market - can be challenging for refugees arriving from war-torn countries.

The New Arab Staff & Agencies

Riot in Sweden after anti-Muslim Danish leader banned

Hundreds took part in protests in Malmo following a quran-burning rally which a Danish far-right politician was banned from attending

The New Arab Staff & Agencies

Islamophobic Danish leader banned from Sweden

Rasmus Paludan has been banned from Sweden for two years.

Sophia Akram

Asylum for Sale: The intersection of capitalism and migration

Book Club: Through essays, artwork, and photographs, this explosive new book documents the global asylum regime as an industry characterised by ...

Brooke Anderson

Black Muslims and America's fight for racial justice

Black Muslims are part of the backbone of America's civil rights movement.

Trump's sister slams US president as 'cruel', 'liar'

The New Arab Staff & Agencies

Trump's sister slams US president as 'cruel', 'liar'

Maryanne Trump Barry, a former federal judge, slammed her brother as 'cruel' and 'a liar'.

The New Arab Staff & Agencies

Libya: several understandings which came to nothing

An overview of some of attempted initiatives for peace in Libya, following the fall of dictator Muammar Gaddafi in 2011.

Muslim ICE detainees 'forced to eat pork': lawyers

The New Arab Staff

Muslim ICE detainees 'forced to eat pork': lawyers

Detainees who complained about the situation to the detention centre's chaplain were allegedly told 'it is what it is'.

Teenage Sudanese boy found on French shore after drowning

The New Arab Staff & Agencies

Teenage Sudanese boy found on French shore after drowning

A 16-year-old Sudanese teenager who apparently was trying to reach Britain by sea was found washed up on a French beach.

Italy wants no more illegal migrants, minister tells Tunisia

The New Arab Staff & Agencies

Italy wants no more illegal migrants, minister tells Tunisia

Italy has no more room for illegal migrants, its foreign minister Luigi Di Maio said Monday on a visit to Tunisia, from where many of them cross ...

Most Popular

Most Popular