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Asylum seekers in a camp in Kent are peacefully protesting abysmal conditions.

For a man obsessed with winning, President Donald Trump is losing a lot.

Refugees in Britain: Covid-19 and the loneliness epidemic

Milica Cosic and Nick McAlpin

Refugees in Britain: Covid-19 and the loneliness epidemic

Public discourse on refugees often centres solely on their material needs. However, the Covid-19 crisis shows that the deep desire for community and belonging cannot be ignored.

Veteran Middle East journalist, columnist Robert Fisk dies

The New Arab Staff

Veteran Middle East journalist, columnist Robert Fisk dies

Robert Fisk covered Middle East politics for more than four decades.

Opposing a migrant camp for all the wrong reasons

Malia Bouattia

Opposing a migrant camp for all the wrong reasons

Comment: Opposition to migrant camps must be rooted in human rights concerns, not hatred and xenophobia, writes Malia Bouattia.

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UK to open first 'migrant camp' in Kent

The UK Home Office has been criticised over plans to house some 400 asylum seekers in disused army barracks near the south coast while their applications are being processed

Narjas Zatat

Daughter of Syrian Oscar-nominated documentary filmmaker goes to school

The documentary filmmaker won several awards for her documentary about life in Aleppo during Bashar al-Assad's seige.

Malia Bouattia

International solidarity with Gaza must begin at home

Comment: As Israel confidently strikes Gaza with little international coverage or outrage, our responsibility is to apply pressure on complicit ...

Malia Bouattia

France and UK play blame game over migrant deaths

Comment: A racist Tory government is doing everything it can to worsen conditions for asylum seekers and refugees. This death is on their hands, ...

British Muslim charities and the Covid-19 response

Kamal Afzali

British Muslim charities and the Covid-19 response

Despite how hard British Muslims have been hit by the pandemic, the relief response from their community has been among the strongest.

The New Arab & agencies

Child migrant crossings to UK surge under coronavirus lockdown

The number of unaccompanied minors arriving in the UK by sea have doubled compared to last year, authorities confirmed.

Award-winning 'For Sama' director pays tribute to NHS workers

The New Arab

Award-winning 'For Sama' director pays tribute to NHS workers

Kateab's Oscar-nominated 'For Sama' followed doctors on the frontlines in Aleppo. Now the Syrian director has filmed British doctors fighting ...

Muslim women who shattered stereotypes in the past year

Sami Rahman

Muslim women who shattered stereotypes in the past year

#IWD2020: For International Women’s Day, Sami Rahman looks at four Muslim women who have made history and shattered stereotypes in the past 12 ...

Meet Khadijah Mellah: The UK's first ever hijab-wearing jockey

Sami Rahman

Meet Khadijah Mellah: The UK's first ever hijab-wearing jockey

Khadijah, from Peckham, London who only sat on a racehorse for the first time in April, is the first British Muslim female jockey to wear a ...

Boys left scarred after using black henna in Egypt

The New Arab

Boys left scarred after using black henna in Egypt

Two British boys were left scarred after being tattooed with dangerous black henna on a holiday in Egypt.

The New Arab & agencies

New video shows third incident of Trudeau in 'blackface'

Canadian TV has published a video of a third separate incident of Liberal Prime Minister Justin Trudeau wearing racist ‘blackface’ makeup in the early 1990s.

The New Arab

UK considers deploying drones to the Gulf

The UK's Royal Air Force, which has a number of Reaper drones based in nearby Kuwait, could deploy drones to the Gulf, local media reported on ...

The New Arab & agencies

Britain sends another warship to Gulf

Iranian Revolutionary Guards stormed and detained the UK-flagged Stena Impero and its 23 crew as they sailed through the Strait of Hormuz in ...

The New Arab & agencies

British warship sets sail for security mission in Gulf

HMS Kent of the British Royal Navy set sail for the Strait of Hormuz on Monday to join a US-led mission protecting commercial shipping ...

Britain rules out swapping seized tankers with Iran

The New Arab & agencies

Britain rules out swapping seized tankers with Iran

New British Foreign Secretary Dominic Raab flatly rejected the idea of the two tankers being exchanged or simultaneously released in a bid to ...

The New Arab & agencies

UK warship arrives in Gulf to escort tankers

HMS Duncan was sent to help accompany vessels through the Strait of Hormuz after Iran seized a British-flagged tanker there earlier this month.

UK to send third warship to Gulf amid tensions

The New Arab & agencies

UK to send third warship to Gulf amid tensions

Britain will send a third warship to the Gulf in September as tensions with Iran continue.

Saudi app 'allows men to track and detain women'

The New Arab

Saudi app 'allows men to track and detain women'

Saudi Arabia is running an app allowing male guardians to track and prevent women from travelling, as the number of women fleeing the ...

Notes on the Flesh: Love, identity, and disability

Ilham Essalih

Notes on the Flesh: Love, identity, and disability

Book Club: Notes on the Flesh is groundbreaking in its raw representation of disability and pain. It crushes taboos and speaks up about gender ...

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