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Comment: In utter secrecy, France and Israel are cooperating on the digital warfare of the future, despite competitive tensions on the African arms market, writes Jean Stern.

Comment: Impressive support for the bill reflects a growing sense among Democrats that Israel should be treated like any other country, and be accountable to US law, writes Mitchell Plitnick.

MbS' $59 million superyacht 'spotted off Cornish coast'

The New Arab Staff

MbS' $59 million superyacht 'spotted off Cornish coast'

Mohammed bin Salman's yacht arrived off the Cornish coast amid a scandal involving former PM David Cameron.

Former UK minister accuses pro-Israel <em>lobby</em> of 'disgusting interference'

The New Arab Staff

Former UK minister accuses pro-Israel lobby of 'disgusting interference'

Duncan wrote in his memoir 'In The Thick of It: The private diaries of a minister' that the Conservative Friends of Israel has pushed Britain to ...

A new effort to sell Israel to American liberals

Mitchell Plitnick

A new effort to sell Israel to American liberals

Comment: A new group seeks to sell Israel to American liberals. But the reality of massive and long-term violations of Palestinian rights will ...

The New Arab Staff & Agencies

China sanctions UK figures over Xinjiang

On Friday China announced sanctions against nine UK individuals and four entities, saying they had "maliciously spread lies and disinformation" over Beijing's treatment of Uyghurs.

Jonathan Fenton-Harvey

How diaspora activism lives on after the Arab Spring

In-depth: A decade after the Arab Spring, exiled activists have not given up hope, with groups and individuals working to bring justice and ...

The New Arab Staff & Agencies

UN report confirms attempted bribes at Libya talks

A UN report found at least three participants in the Libya peace talks were offered bribes over votes for a prime ministerial candidate.

Mitchell Plitnick

US lawmaker Meeks shows his true colours on Palestine

Comment: Rep. Gregory Meeks' rightward shift is a worrying sign for Palestine advocates, as Biden's administration waits out elections in Israel ...

Sri Lanka announces draconian anti-terror law, bans face-veils

The New Arab Staff & Agencies

Sri Lanka announces draconian anti-terror law, bans face-veils

Sri Lanka has announced a controversial anti-terror law allowing it to detain suspects for up to two years for ‘deradicalisation’ and banning ...

The New Arab Staff & Agencies

Lobbyist signs $2m contract to represent Myanmar junta: documents

Israeli-Canadian lobbyist Ari Ben-Menashe and his Montreal-based firm Dickens and Madson signed a contract with the Myanmar military regime

Myanmar military hires 'infamous' Israeli lobbyist to promote junta

The New Arab Staff

Myanmar military hires 'infamous' Israeli lobbyist to promote junta

Israeli-Canadian lobbyist Ari Ben-Menashe will also lobby the UAE and Saudi Arabia to help repatriate Rohingya Muslim refugees.

Libya PM-designate defends vote marred by graft claims

The New Arab Staff & Agencies

Libya PM-designate defends vote marred by graft claims

Abdul Hamid Dbeibah, elected last month transitional prime minister during the Libyan Political Dialogue Forum (LPDF), has to face reports of ...

Bribes for votes at UN-led Libya talks: expert panel

The New Arab Staff & Agencies

Bribes for votes at UN-led Libya talks: expert panel

UN experts found that during the Tunisia talks, two participants offered bribes of between $150,000 to $200,000 to at least three LPDF ...

Hunger and despair wreak misery in Syria's Rukban camp

William Christou

Hunger and despair wreak misery in Syria's Rukban camp

In-depth: With humanitarian conditions deteriorating, residents face the impossible choice of returning to regime-held territory and facing ...

The New Arab Staff

Turkey seeks return to US F-35 jet programme

Turkey has hired a law firm to lobby the US and secure its return to a programme that would allow it to purchase F-35 jets.

Mitchell Plitnick

AIPAC wants to decide who runs in Palestinian elections

Comment: America's Israel lobby has no right to dictate who is or is not eligible and legitimate to run in Palestinian elections. Doing ...

The New Arab Staff

Koch ads urge Biden to withdraw troops from Afghanistan

The seven-figure ad campaign comes as the Biden administration reviews a US-Taliban peace agreement.

Muhammad Shehada

Israel denying Covid vaccine to Palestinians is medical apartheid

Comment: Israel's claim that the PA is responsible for vaccinating occupied Palestinians reveals a cold disregard for their heath, and for ...

Israeli settlers carry out widespread attacks in West Bank

The New Arab Staff

Israeli settlers carry out widespread attacks in West Bank

Israeli settlers have carried out widespread attacks on Palestinian homes, vehicles, farmland and hospitals across the occupied West Bank.

Eldar Mamedov

The EU should stop coddling Middle East dictators

Comment: The EU's double standard when it comes to 'friendly authoritarians' like Sisi undermines its credibility and weakens the promotion of ...

US gives $500m to Israel under pandemic relief bill

The New Arab Staff

US gives $500m to Israel under pandemic relief bill

The US passes a $900 billion Covid-19 relief bill, which includes hundreds of millions of dollars in aid to Israel, prompting national outrage.

Fighting to advance the hard-won freedoms of Tunisia's revolution

Alessandra Bajec

Fighting to advance the hard-won freedoms of Tunisia's revolution

In-depth: From women's rights to freedom of expression, progressives in Tunisia's young democracy are fighting to preserve and advance the ...

Arab protest and erratic statehood: Part I

Rami G. Khouri

Arab protest and erratic statehood: Part I

Comment: Rami Khouri reflects on a decade of Arab uprisings that saw unprecedented protest and the slow birth of a new Arab citizen, but also ...

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