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Comment: 'Cancel culture' is nothing new. It's been around for decades, with Arab Americans and Palestinian human rights ​supporters as the main victims, writes James Zogby.

Comment: Reham Yacoub's assassination is evidence of an increasingly restricted space for free speech and protest in Iraq, write Taif Alkhudary and Hayder Al-Shakeri.

HRW: Greece must investigate asylum seeker <em>mass</em> expulsions

The New Arab Staff & Agencies

HRW: Greece must investigate asylum seeker mass expulsions

Human Rights Watch is calling on Greece to investigate forced expulsion of asylum seekers at the Turkish border.

Protect and punish: Can sanctions avoid harming Syrians, too?

Sam Hamad

Protect and punish: Can sanctions avoid harming Syrians, too?

Comment: The Caesar Act's purpose is noble, but with the economy in ruins and Russia waiting in the wings, more sanctions risk entrenching ...

Pushing Trevor Phillips out of Labour won't fix anything

Malia Bouattia

Pushing Trevor Phillips out of Labour won't fix anything

Comment: It is easy to get rid of people, it is much more difficult to take on their oppressive views, writes Malia Bouattia.

Paul Iddon

Baghdad's four decades of conflict and strife

In-depth: From 1980 until now, the Iraqi capital has faced a series of conflicts, instability, and violence. This year marks 40 years since this cycle of violence.

The New Arab

Gulf states welcome Trump peace plan despite Palestinian fury

UAE, Saudi Arabia, and others have voiced a warm welcome for Trump's vilified peace plan for the Middle East, calling it a 'serious initiative' ...

Moign Khawaja

India's assault on Kashmir follows decades of failed promises

Analysis: Having revoked Jammu and Kashmir's autonomy, the Modi government’s designs are set to make the future the region bleaker than ever ...

Daoud Kuttab

Israel just bulldozed two basic principles for peace

Comment: Israel is acting in total disregard for Palestinian rights and the international consensus, writes Daoud Kuttab.

Islamic traces in Portugal's past

Marta Vidal

Islamic traces in Portugal's past

Feature: For over 500 years, most of Portugal was governed by Islamic rulers. Although not many monuments from this period survived, Portugal is ...

The New Arab

Anti-expat Kuwait lawmaker urges tax on remittances

Kuwait's only female lawmaker, who is known for her inflammatory rhetoric against expats, has called for imposing a tax on remittances sent home ...

After Khashoggi, Saudi Arabia extends its claws to Norway

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 el-Baghdadi of a Saudi ...

The Arab League in Tunisia must hold Bashir accountable

Amal Nassar and Fadi Al-Qadi

The Arab League in Tunisia must hold Bashir accountable

Comment: For years, Sudan's globetrotting dictator Bashir has avoided transfer to the ICC. The Arab League meeting in Tunisia must end his ...

UN urges Algeria to stop expelling migrants

The New Arab & agencies

UN urges Algeria to stop expelling migrants

The UN has urged Algeria to stop the mass expulsion of migrants back to Niger.

Ethiopian Jews are 'ruining the Zionist dream'

CJ Werleman

Ethiopian Jews are 'ruining the Zionist dream'

Comment: Israel aims to create and maintain a state for white Jews only, writes CJ Werleman.

A Yemeni journalist

What's behind crumbling Saudi support in Yemen's south?

Comment: Even those in the south who once supported a Saudi-led intervention are turning against the coalition, writes a Yemeni journalist.

The New Arab

Morocco targets migrant smuggling 'mafia'

A Moroccan government source said the kingdom has launched an operation against people-smuggling mafia.

The New Arab & agencies

Migrants who tried entering Spain through Morocco sent back

Moroccan migrants who had tried to enter Spanish territory of Ceuta have been sent back by Madrid forces.

Dr. Tamara Kharroub

How the 1967 Naksa changed the game for Palestine

Comment: The illegal occupation of Palestinian land in the West Bank, Gaza and East Jerusalem continues to this day, writes Tamara Kharroub.

Two Palestinians die from wounds sustained in Monday protest

The New Arab

Two Palestinians die from wounds sustained in Monday protest

Two Palestinians from Gaza shot by Israeli fire during the embassy day protest have succumbed to their wounds.

Daoud Kuttab

Abbas' departure should be decided by Palestinians

Comment: Palestinians may have many reasons for a change in leadership, but a proud people won't allow a foreign power to dictate a suitable ...

Putin 'ready' to meet Trump in the White House

The New Arab & agencies

Putin 'ready' to meet Trump in the White House

Russian president Vladimir Putin is "ready for a meeting" with his US counterpart Donald Trump, Foreign Minister Sergei Lavrov said on Friday.

Rohingya refugees in Kashmir face hate campaign

Aamir Ali Bhat

Rohingya refugees in Kashmir face hate campaign

In-depth: After fleeing their homes in Myanmar, Rohingya refugees in Jammu have yet to find security, reports Aamir Ali Bhat.

Hamas defiant after Israel strikes Gaza amid escalating tensions

Diana Alghoul

Hamas defiant after Israel strikes Gaza amid escalating tensions

The Israeli army conducted airstrikes on Hamas bases in Gaza after an explosive device was detonated by the border

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