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A Berlin arts university has withdrawn funding from 'The School for Unlearning Zionism'.

Plans for a new film about Cleopatra starring Israeli actress Gal Gadot have sparked controversy in Egypt.

Young Arab American voters aren't a monolithic bloc

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 single-issue voting bloc.

As US vote looms, Gulf powers count Trump blessings

The New Arab Staff & Agencies

As US vote looms, Gulf powers count Trump blessings

Donald Trump's Middle Eastern policy has emboldened many Gulf Arab monarchies.

Sudanese businessman organises 'ice-breaker' Israel trip

The New Arab Staff & Agencies

Sudanese businessman organises 'ice-breaker' Israel trip

Sudanese businessman Abu al-Qassem is planning a trip to Israel which he hopes will 'break the ice'.

Giorgio Cafiero and Daniel Wagner

Normalisation with Israel: Russia's delicate balancing act

Analysis: The UAE and Bahrain's normalisation of ties with Israel presents both challenges and opportunities for Russian interests in the Middle East.

The New Arab Staff & Agencies

Kuwait's late emir buried after successor is sworn in

Kuwait's late ruler Sheikh Sabah was laid to rest following the swearing-in of his successor.

The New Arab Staff & Agencies

Bahrain, UAE establish full ties with Israel

The United Arab Emirates and Bahrain signed deals to normalise relations with Israel at the White House on Tuesday, despite Palestinian ...

The New Arab Staff

No peace without justice for Palestinians, Amnesty International says

No peace agreements can bring lasting peace to Palestinians under Israeli occupation without justice and compensation, Amnesty said on Friday, ...

Bahrain to recognise Israel in latest normalisation pact

The New Arab Staff & Agencies

Bahrain to recognise Israel in latest normalisation pact

Bahrain will be the fourth Arab state to normalise relations with Israel following Egypt (1979), Jordan (1994) and the UAE (2020).

The New Arab Staff & Agencies

US-Israel delegation leaves UAE after 'ground-breaking' normalisation visit

Jared Kushner, President Donald Trump's son-in-law and White House advisor left with the UAE with the US-Israeli delegation on Tuesday.

Pompeo heads home after Israel-focused Middle East tour

The New Arab Staff & Agencies

Pompeo heads home after Israel-focused Middle East tour

US Secretary of State Mike Pompeo headed home apparently empty-handed after stops in Bahrain, Oman and Sudan.

Pompeo arrives in Sudan to push normalisation with Israel

The New Arab Staff & Agencies

Pompeo arrives in Sudan to push normalisation with Israel

Secretary of State Mike Pompeo arrived in Sudan on Tuesday as part of a regional tour to urge Arab states to normalise ties with Israel despite ...

Israel-UAE normalisation 'a killer' for two-state solution: Palestine

The New Arab Staff & Agencies

Israel-UAE normalisation 'a killer' for two-state solution: Palestine

The normalisation project between Israel and the UAE is a killer for the two-state solution, Saeb Erekat said.

Kuwait says won't budge from 'fixed' anti-normalisation stance: reports

The New Arab Staff

Kuwait says won't budge from 'fixed' anti-normalisation stance: reports

Despite a UAE-Israel so-called peace deal announced on Thursday, Kuwait said it would not change its stance on normalisation.

The New Arab Staff

Saudi Arabia will 'inevitably' normalise ties with Israel: Kushner

Jared Kushner envisages that Saudi Arabia will normalise ties with Israel.

The New Arab Staff & Agencies

UAE defends Israel normalisation deal

The UAE defended its peace deal with Israel as a move designed to "shake up" a deadlocked Middle East diplomacy.

Brooke Anderson

What a Biden-Harris ticket means for the Middle East

America's strategy in the Middle East has failed. But can a Biden presidency repair it?

The New Arab Staff & Agencies

Israel's Lebanon aid offer unlikely to find a taker

Humanity or hypocrisy? Israel has offered aid to Lebanon following the port explosion, 14 years after it destroyed swathes of Beirut and killed ...

The Dictatorship Syndrome by Alaa Al Aswany

Barak Barfi

The Dictatorship Syndrome by Alaa Al Aswany

Book Club: Alaa Al Aswany explains dictatorship as a disease whose causes and symptoms must be thoroughly studied if we wish to eradicate it.

The New Arab Staff & Agencies

Israel's latest spy drama 'Tehran' explores nuclear tensions

The conservative press in Iran -- a country which strongly denies that its nuclear programme is for anything other than civilian use -- has ...

Interview: 'Formal annexation won't change anything on the ground'

Sylvain Cypel

Interview: 'Formal annexation won't change anything on the ground'

Interview: For decades Israel has been informally annexing Palestinian territories, says former Middle East adviser to Barack Obama, Robert ...

Long-Bailey slipped up, but exporting Israeli violence is unacceptable

Malia Bouattia

Long-Bailey slipped up, but exporting Israeli violence is unacceptable

Comment: Sacking Long-Bailey for making a factual mistake about an otherwise verified practice is a low-down attempt to punish Labour's left, ...

'Law of the jungle': Amnesty slams Israel's annexation plans

The New Arab Staff

'Law of the jungle': Amnesty slams Israel's annexation plans

Israeli authorities are promoting 'law of the jungle' with their illegal plans to annex parts of the occupied West Bank, Amnesty International ...

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