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The Democratic presidential candidate lamented the ‘intolerable’ conditions endured by Israeli civilians without mentioning the lethal impact of the recent strikes for civilians of the Gaza Strip.

Videos of Mohamed Ali, a military contractor, gripped Egypt before Friday's huge protests.

Burkina Faso: Islamic State and Al-Qaeda's new sanctuary

Giorgio Cafiero and Daniel Wagner

Burkina Faso: Islamic State and Al-Qaeda's new sanctuary

Comment: Porous borders, extreme poverty and easily available weaponry help make Burkina Faso an ideal refuge for Islamic State, write Giorgio Cafiero and Daniel Wagner.

Fate of Saudi religious scholars on death row

Kristian Coates Ulrichsen and Giorgio Cafiero

Fate of Saudi religious scholars on death row

Comment: The arrest of three Saudi clerics in September 2017 triggered a chorus of condemnation from abroad, write Kristian Coates Ulrichsen and ...

Riyadh detains two foreign journalists, including Al Jazeera reporter

The New Arab

Riyadh detains two foreign journalists, including Al Jazeera reporter

Marwan al-Muraisi, a Yemeni journalist and Abdel Rahman Farhaneh, a Jordanian journalist, were believed missing until Reporters Without Borders ...

The New Arab

Amnesty to take Israel to court over 'illegal spying'

Amnesty has joined a petition to take Israel to court over selling spyware equipment that has been used to target journalists and activists.

The New Arab

CIA warned three Khashoggi associates of imminent Saudi threats

At least three pro-democracy activists in Norway, Canada and the US have been warned by the CIA they face security threats from Saudi Arabia.

The New Arab & agencies

Arab pro-democracy activist says he is a Saudi target

An Arab human-rights activist who worked with slain editorialist Jamal Khashoggi said Wednesday he was briefly placed under police protection in ...

Sam Hamad

After Khashoggi, Saudi Arabia extends its claws to Norway

Comment: Given MBS got away with Khashoggi's murder entirely unscathed, the tipoff warning Norway-based activist Iyad ...

CIA warns Norway-based critic of MbS of 'Saudi threat'

The New Arab

CIA warns Norway-based critic of MbS of 'Saudi threat'

Iyad el-Baghdadi was taken from his home in Norway by security officials after the country received word from the CIA ...

The New Arab

Netanyahu's son's Israeli occupation excuse? 'No P in Arabic'

Yair Netanyahu, son of the re-elected Israeli premier, also accused Palestinians of being 'colonisers' who had occupied 'Jewish land'.

Disappearing dissidents will not make dissent disappear

Khaled Diab

Disappearing dissidents will not make dissent disappear

Comment: By silencing peaceful, constructive voices for change such as Jamal Khashoggi, Saudi Arabia and other Arab regimes are instead paving ...

Turbulent times for Saudi-Egyptian relations

Alain Gresh

Turbulent times for Saudi-Egyptian relations

The long read: The strategic alliance that recently appeared to bind Egypt and Saudi Arabia, seems to have been replaced by distrust on both ...

Israel blows up home of Palestinian prisoner

The New Arab

Israel blows up home of Palestinian prisoner

Israeli forces used explosives to demolish the home of a Palestinian prisoner on Tuesday, accused of being part of an attack which killed a ...

Why Iraq's Abadi must step down

Laith Saud

Why Iraq's Abadi must step down

Comment: Iraq is in desperate need of strong and inclusive leadership, that will take responsibility for its actions and put nationalism before ...

The New Arab

Syria's Aleppo 'turns red' as another clinic is bombed

Video: Another medical facility in Syria's Aleppo was bombed on Friday morning, as the city witnesses the breakdown of a ceasefire and massacre of over 200 civilians in one week.

AFP

'Iraq's Jon Stewart' combats IS with biting satire

Ahmad al-Basheer, compared by many to US satirist Jon Stewart, hosts a programme on Iraqi TV that ridicules Islamic State group, portraying its ...

Iyad al-Duleimi

How can you defeat an honest enemy with lies?

Comment: The Islamic State group tells the truth about its intentions, while the Iraqi government lies. The IS will not be defeated until that ...

Al-Araby al-Jadeed staff

Joint-Arab army: an answer to regional instability?

Analysis: The Arab League is to discuss war in Yemen and creating a new joint-Arab force to tackle regional crises. But will it solve Syria, the ...

Netanyahu apology 'not honest'

Al-Araby Al-Jadeed & Agencies

Netanyahu apology 'not honest'

Israeli leader Binyamin Netanyahu's apology for his election day remarks about Israel's Palestinian citizens has been dismissed as insincere.

Farid Farid

Greste's release sets social media ablaze

Blog: Social media buzzing with news of Peter Greste's release and thoughts for his colleagues who remain in jail.

Cartoonists react: The pen strikes back

Zak Brophy

Cartoonists react: The pen strikes back

Illustrators around the world draw reactions to the massacre at French satirical magazine Charlie Hebdo.

UN talks about talks as Libya tears itself apart

Maryline Dumas

UN talks about talks as Libya tears itself apart

The UN voice in Libya is fading as civil war rages and drums beat louder for international intervention in Libya.

Who's who in the Nusra Front?

Hassan Abu Haniyeh

Who's who in the Nusra Front?

Despite losing swathes of territory to the Islamic State group in eastern Syria, the al-Qaeda affiliate is still a force to be reckoned with.

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