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With Sa'ar leading the charge against Netanyahu, it is certain that the Biden administration will face a very hardline Israeli government, whether or not Netanyahu wins again, writes Mitchell

Book Club: From fiction to insightful memoirs and social commentary, The New Arab rounds up some of the best books written by Arab authors this year.

Palestinian teen's murder underscores the joint struggle with BLM

Hiba Rahim

Palestinian teen's murder underscores the joint struggle with BLM

Comment: For Palestinians and US communities of colour, racism is the enabler of violence and oppression. We must unite in our resistance to this common enemy, writes Hiba Rahim.

How Israel's nation-state law perpetuates racial segregation

Jessica Buxbaum

How Israel's nation-state law perpetuates racial segregation

In-depth: An Israeli court has rejected local petitions to establish an Arabic-language school in Karmiel or fund transport for ...

Moroccan schools to teach Jewish history and culture

The New Arab Staff & Agencies

Moroccan schools to teach Jewish history and culture

Morocco will introduce Jewish history and culture in its school curriculum.

James J. Zogby

Palestinians: Victims of 'cancel culture'

Comment: 'Cancel culture' is nothing new. It's been around for decades, with Arab Americans and Palestinian human rights ​supporters as the main victims, writes James Zogby.

Malia Bouattia

The uses and abuses of how we define antisemitism

Comment: The IHRA's definition of antisemitism is being used to attack free speech, repress social justice work and criminalise Palestine ...

The New Arab Staff & Agencies

Israeli blockade has cost Gaza $16.7 billion: UN

Israel's blockade cost Gaza an estimated $16.7 billion in just over a decade, according to the UN.

The New Arab Staff

Israeli agents 'disguised as women' regularly met Arab leaders

The former chief of Israel's spy agency Mossad said agents regularly met with Arab leaders and officials over the years, and on some occasions ...

<em>Israeli</em> minister lauds 'semi-official' MbS, Netanyahu meeting

The New Arab Staff

Israeli minister lauds 'semi-official' MbS, Netanyahu meeting

Both Saudi and Israeli diplomatic sources have now confirmed the alleged meeting, which Saudi Arabia's foreign ministry denied.

The New Arab Staff

France is no champion of free speech, Amnesty says

Muslims' freedoms of speech and religion are not defended in France, Amnesty International said this week.

<em>Israeli</em> settlers, soldiers attack schools and nurseries: report

The New Arab Staff

Israeli settlers, soldiers attack schools and nurseries: report

There have been at least a dozen attacks per month over the past year-and-a-half in the West Bank, with settlers targeting school children.

Yemen in Focus: UAE-backed STC 'violating rights in Socotra'

Sana Uqba

Yemen in Focus: UAE-backed STC 'violating rights in Socotra'

This week we focus on rights violations in Socotra, a US admission to civilian casualties and Yemen's at-risk heritage.

UK's Labour broke law under left-wing leader: anti-Semitism report

The New Arab Staff & Agencies

UK's Labour broke law under left-wing leader: anti-Semitism report

The long-awaited report by the Equality and Human Rights Commission has found damning instances where Corbyn's former leadership team ...

The Arab American Republicans voting for Trump

Yousef H. Alshammari

The Arab American Republicans voting for Trump

In-depth: Over a third of Arab Americans polled say they prefer Donald Trump - an indication that many still gravitate towards the Republican ...

Nour Odeh

US election 2020: What's at stake for Palestine?

Analysis: Trump's presidency has been a disaster for Palestinians, but Biden does not offer the kind of fundamental changes needed in US policy.

The New Arab Staff

UAE sends over $550 million to Sudan after normalisation

After apparent pressure on Sudan to normalise ties with Israel, the UAE has sent aid to the African country.

Yousef H. Alshammari

Young Arab American voters aren't a monolithic bloc

US Election 2020: Sharing a diverse range of social, political and economic concerns, young Arab Americans are dispelling the myth of a ...

The New Arab Staff

Abramovich funded controversial Israeli settler group, FinCEN leaks reveal

The Chelsea FC owner has been revealed as the director of companies that together gave $100 million to Elad, an Israeli settler group ...

UAE, Israel universities sign first higher <em>education</em> cooperation agreement

The New Arab Staff

UAE, Israel universities sign first higher education cooperation agreement

The agreement is the first of its kind to be signed between two higher education research institutes from the UAE and Israel after the ...

The New Arab

The Iraq Report: France asserts itself as US withdraws

France is eyeing a role in Iraq as the United States continues to drawdown its presence in the country.

Iraq's Jews fled long ago, heritage struggles on

The New Arab Staff & Agencies

Iraq's Jews fled long ago, heritage struggles on

With Jewish schools, shops and synagogues crumbling from a lack of maintenance, heritage experts fear there will soon be left little more than ...

Sarsour is a steadfast ally, Biden shouldn't forget that

Mitchell Plitnick

Sarsour is a steadfast ally, Biden shouldn't forget that

Comment: Biden's campaign must make space in the Democratic tent for anti-racist and progressive ally, Linda Sarsour, writes Mitchell Plitnick.

Gaza reports first coronavirus cases outside quarantine, declares lockdown

The New Arab Staff

Gaza reports first coronavirus cases outside quarantine, declares lockdown

Authorities in Gaza immediately imposed a lockdown, prompting locals to make a rush for supplies in supermarkets.

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