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Holocaust survivor Charlotte Knobloch called for a stronger defence of Germany's 'fragile' democracy and issued a searing rebuke to the far right: 'We will fight for our Germany'

In-depth: Iraq's second largest city remains scarred by the war against the Islamic State. Although peace has returned, much of Mosul still lies in ruins.

11-year-old girl attacked as Israeli settlers storm Palestinian village

The New Arab Staff

11-year-old girl attacked as Israeli settlers storm Palestinian village

Israeli settlers have stormed the Palestinian village of Madama in the West Bank, throwing stones at and injuring a young girl, amid repeated attacks.

Palestinians in Jerusalem face a struggle for survival

Jessica Buxbaum

Palestinians in Jerusalem face a struggle for survival

In-depth: Settler groups are engaged in a house-by-house struggle for Jerusalem, using Israel's legal system to take over Palestinian homes.

Pro-normalisation 'Bahraini, Emirati influencers' praise Israel's army as 'heroic'

The New Arab Staff

Pro-normalisation 'Bahraini, Emirati influencers' praise Israel's army as 'heroic'

An interview between a popular Israeli blogger and two influential Emirati and Bahraini figures prompted fierce criticism online, after the ...

The New Arab Staff & Agencies

Rare Christmas sales in Saudi Arabia

For decades, Christmas sales were largely underground, and Christians from the Philippines, Lebanon and other countries celebrated behind closed doors or in expat enclaves.

Giorgio Cafiero

How Morocco-Israel normalisation could push Algeria closer to Russia

Analysis: Threatened by Arab-Israeli normalisation deals and US recognition of Moroccan sovereignty over Western Sahara, Algeria's ties to ...

Dalia Mogahed

Biden won the election... now what?

Comment: America's deep-rooted structural challenges will not go away with the inauguration of President Biden, and correcting these ...

Azmi Bishara

Discussing freedom of expression, tolerance, and secularism

Comment: President Macron's defence of the Prophet Muhammad cartoons raises important questions around secularism and free speech in a global ...

Turkey seeks aggravated life sentence for American scholar

The New Arab Staff

Turkey seeks aggravated life sentence for American scholar

US academic Henri Barkey and Turkish civil society figure Osman Kavala are accused of involvement in a 2016 coup attempt against the government ...

The New Arab Staff

Abu Dhabi instructs all hotels to offer kosher meals

The Abu Dhabi Department of Culture and Tourism has 'advised' hotels on Tuesday to offer kosher food.

Iran's Khamenei says Mohammed cartoons 'unforgivable'

The New Arab Staff & Agencies

Iran's Khamenei says Mohammed cartoons 'unforgivable'

Ayatollah Ali Khamenei said republishing cartoons of the prophet Mohammed is 'unforgivable'.

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.

Israeli police detain 16 pro-Netanyahu activists in Jerusalem

The New Arab Staff

Israeli police detain 16 pro-Netanyahu activists in Jerusalem

Israeli police have detained about 16 activists from the far-right La Familia group, after they attacked reporters, chanted anti-Arab slogans, ...

Netanyahu's son takes centre stage in Israel corruption sagas

The New Arab Staff & Agencies

Netanyahu's son takes centre stage in Israel corruption sagas

Yair Netanyahu, a favourite of far-right extremists around the world, has rose to prominence over his controversial statements and ...

The New Arab Staff

UAE official declares Israel an opportunity, not an enemy

In an op-ed published by Israel's top newspaper, the UAE's ambassador to the US said Israel cannot expect normalisation with Arab states while proceeding with annexation plans.

Abbad Yahya

A plan to resist Trump’s Deal of the Century

The long read: A new book by Palestinian intellectual Azmi Bishara presents a comprehensive strategy to resist Trump and Netanyahu’s widely ...

The New Arab & agencies

Israeli settler convicted of murder for killing of toddler

The settler was also convicted on two additional counts of attempted murder over the brutal 2015 firebombing.

The New Arab

Palestinian cars, properties targeted in suspected 'price-tag' settler attack

Dozens of cars and buildings in a West Bank village near Nablus were found damaged and daubed with racist anti-Palestinian graffiti, in a ...

'<em>Jewish</em> <em>extremists</em>' vandalise mosque, cars in Palestinian village

The New Arab & agencies

'Jewish extremists' vandalise mosque, cars in Palestinian village

The slogans "Jews awaken" and "Stop assimilating" were scrawled on a mosque and another building in Jish, a small village in the Galilee just ...

Rami G. Khouri

Trump-Netanyahu issue a new colonial mandate in Palestine

Comment: Trump and Netanyahu's plan is effectively a 21st century neo-mandate, mirroring the most insidious aims and values of the 1922 British ...

One killed in Paris stabbing attack, assailant shot dead

The New Arab & agencies

One killed in Paris stabbing attack, assailant shot dead

The man had attacked 'several people' in the suburb of Villejuif before he was shot dead by police.

The 2020 Labour Party leadership contender guide

Imogen Lambert

The 2020 Labour Party leadership contender guide

Where do the Labour leadership contenders stand on Brexit, racism and the Middle East?

Israel police probe 'hate crime' following anti-Palestinian vandal attacks

The New Arab

Israel police probe 'hate crime' following anti-Palestinian vandal attacks

Israeli police are investigating an alleged 'price tag' attack on a Palestinian town in which cars were attacked and buildings emblazoned with ...

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