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Comment: Ambiguous UN ideals of hope and peace ignore the political imbalances that have granted Israel impunity at the expense of Palestinian rights and autonomy, writes Ramona Wadi.

Israeli army forces shot dead on Monday a Palestinian man the military says threw Molotov cocktails at soldiers near his West Bank village of Beit Lid.

The Saudi-UAE axis defeats Palestinians at the Arab League

Muhammad Shehada

The Saudi-UAE axis defeats Palestinians at the Arab League

Comment: The Saudi-Emirati alliance is at the heart of attempts to delegitimise the Palestinian cause and normalise Arab ties with Israel, including at the Arab League, writes Muhammad Shehada.

Where does STL verdict leave Lebanon's search for accountability?

Kareem Shaheen

Where does STL verdict leave Lebanon's search for accountability?

Comment: Establishing the truth behind Hariri's killing and a string of other assassinations is an important step towards reconciliation, as ...

The Iraq Report: Anti-corruption activists assassinated with <em>impunity</em>

The New Arab

The Iraq Report: Anti-corruption activists assassinated with impunity

A series of prominent figures, from academics to social media influencers and political activists, are once again being targeted for ...

Muhammad Shehada

'Deal of shame': UAE endorses Israel's occupation of Palestine

Comment: UAE had already sold out the Palestinians, now it's taking the credit for 'stopping annexation' - a process that is happening anyway, writes Muhammad Shehada.

Malia Bouattia

As BDS gains ground, Palestinian activists pay the price

Comment: Intimidation and detention without charge, as in the case of Palestinian activist Mahmoud Nawajaa, is a common Israeli tactic ...

The New Arab Staff

PLO urges EU to act against Israel's settlements construction

The PLO has urged action against Israel to stop constructing settlements in occupied East Jerusalem.

Florence Dixon

Palestinian journalist faces four criminal charges over Facebook post

Sami al-Sai, who was detained over a video about watermelons, has been subject to years-long 'systemic' harassment and torture by the ...

Pompeo says annexation up to Israel amid condemnation

The New Arab Staff & Agencies

Pompeo says annexation up to Israel amid condemnation

The US Secretary of State defended the move shortly after the UN and Arab League called for Israel to abandon its plans.

Nour Odeh

As annexation looms, no one will hold Israel accountable

Analysis: A lack of political will in the international community will allow Israeli annexation to proceed with impunity.

Trump's scheming tries to shield US, Israel from accountability

Josh Ruebner

Trump's scheming tries to shield US, Israel from accountability

Comment: Trump's attempt to sanction those investigating US and Israeli war crimes shows a callous willingness to put America and its ...

UN agrees to urgent debate on racism, police violence

The New Arab Staff & Agencies

UN agrees to urgent debate on racism, police violence

African countries called for the urgent debate after protests broke out across the world following George Floyd's death.

Gantz's 'sorrow' over killing of disabled Palestinian is meaningless

Muhammad Shehada

Gantz's 'sorrow' over killing of disabled Palestinian is meaningless

Comment: When victim-blaming wasn't possible, Israel had only empty words to offer the family of murdered, disabled Palestinian, Iyad el-Hallak, ...

The common thread between Palestine's Nakba and <em>Israeli</em> annexation

Nour Odeh

The common thread between Palestine's Nakba and Israeli annexation

While Palestinians marked 72 years of the Nakba, Israel saw the birth of a new coalition government poised to annex the West Bank.

Ramona Wadi

Annexation in the shadow of the Nakba

Comment: Trump and Netanyahu's plans for annexation build on a legacy of impunity for colonial violence, tacitly approved by the international community, writes Ramona Wadi.

The New Arab

US Republicans threaten Jordan with sanctions over Tamimi extradition

Jordan has refused to extradite Ahlam Tamimi to the US, where she faces life imprisonment over the 2001 bombing of a Jerusalem restaurant.

The New Arab

Prominent Iraqi cleric blames coronavirus pandemic on gay marriage

The influential Iran-linked cleric has previously been linked to the torture and killing of gay men in Iraq.

Ramona Wadi

Duplicitous Trudeau supports Israel at ICC

Comment: To support Israel at the ICC while pretending to back Palestinians at the UN is a duplicitous charade which must be exposed, writes ...

Trump's 'Deal of the Century' hijacked the international order

Faysal and Nizar Mohamad

Trump's 'Deal of the Century' hijacked the international order

Comment: The PA and EU have a chance to reclaim an international order hijacked by Israeli obstructionism and American ...

Charlie Hoyle

The rise and fall of the South Lebanon Army

The return to Lebanon of Amer Fakhoury has reopened old wounds, casting light once again on the brutal legacy of the South Lebanon Army during ...

'I did it alone': Ghosn denies getting help fleeing

The New Arab & agencies

'I did it alone': Ghosn denies getting help fleeing

Ghosn is believed to be holed up his central Beirut residence, where visitors filed in and out under the scrutiny of TV cameras.

Israel is using Expo 2020 Dubai to fast-track normalisation

Ramona Wadi

Israel is using Expo 2020 Dubai to fast-track normalisation

Comment: Arab states' willingness to fall in line with Israel's plan for normalisation is bad news for Palestinians, writes Ramona Wadi.

UK raises concerns with Cyprus over teenager's conviction

The New Arab

UK raises concerns with Cyprus over teenager's conviction

Critics say the Cyprus trial was riddled with irregularities and could have been influenced by the island state's relationship with Israel.

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