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The New Arab Meets: Huzama Habayeb, an award-winning Palestinian novelist who explores the relationship between exile and nostalgia in her groundbreaking work.

Book Club: Sahar Khalifeh's novel is a groundbreaking exploration of freedom, identity and nationhood, told through the experiences of Palestinian women.

<em>Minor</em> <em>Detail</em>: A haunting meditation on violence and memory

Ramona Wadi

Minor Detail: A haunting meditation on violence and memory

Book Club: Adania Shibli's evocative novel is a searing reflection on the Palestinian experience of violence and memory.

UK's Johnson announces inequality review after anti-racism protests

The New Arab Staff & Agencies

UK's Johnson announces inequality review after anti-racism protests

Johnson has been accused of delaying real action on racism and discrimination in the UK.

India's draconian internet shutdown hinders Kashmir's battle against Covid-19

Muheet ul Islam and Sheikh Uzair

India's draconian internet shutdown hinders Kashmir's battle against Covid-19

While the conflict-torn region is used to lockdowns, India's ban on high-speed internet is hindering Kashmir's ability to battle the Covid-19 ...

Nicholas Frakes

Lebanese volunteers mobilise to help health workers battle coronavirus

Hundreds of civilians have joined the Lebanon Response Team to produce ventilators, face masks and other medical supplies to help the cash-strapped health sector fight the coronavirus.

The New Arab & agencies

China's appalling mistreatment of Uighurs exposed in leak

A new leak confirms that China's surveillance and mistreatment of its Muslim citizens is far wider-reaching than first thought.

The New Arab & agencies

Migrants injured in clashes with Bosnia-Croatia border police

Eighteen migrants have been injured after trying to cross from Bosnia to EU member-state Croatia and then being pushed back from the border by ...

The New Arab & agencies

Moroccan teen gang-rape survivor urges girls to be brave

'I'm still traumatised. What happened to me is not easy to bear,' Khadija said.

Putin's Israel outreach could signal big policy changes ahead

Ruth Riegler

Putin's Israel outreach could signal big policy changes ahead

Putin's push to end Syria's war could see Russia pursue a more pragmatic approach to regional issues, which will likely see Iran dumped in ...

Martin Armstrong

US-Russia resume air-coms, but confusion remains over Syria 'safe-zones'

While Washington has backed a Russian-proposed de-escalation plan for Syria, it has done so with a degree of scepticism concerning the ...

Understanding the Islamic State: The way of strangers

Gareth Browne

Understanding the Islamic State: The way of strangers

Review: Graeme Wood's latest book, 'The way of Strangers: Encounters with the Islamic State', does more than address the shortcomings of his ...

Turbulent times for Saudi-Egyptian relations

Alain Gresh

Turbulent times for Saudi-Egyptian relations

The long read: The strategic alliance that recently appeared to bind Egypt and Saudi Arabia, seems to have been replaced by distrust on both ...

What's behind Turkey's attitude towards Gulen-linked groups overseas?

Bunyamin Keskin

What's behind Turkey's attitude towards Gulen-linked groups overseas?

Comment: The July 15 coup in Turkey was orchestrated by the Gulen movement, claims Bunyamin Keskin.

The duty of leaving: Cesar's escape, smuggling torture archive

Al-Araby al-Jadeed staff

The duty of leaving: Cesar's escape, smuggling torture archive

Feature: The defected photographer talks about the critical days before leaving Syria with millions of documents and pictures in one of the ...

Hamid Dabashi

Revolutions without borders

Comment: People soft power is spreading and cancelling out the traditional methods of repression open to autocratic and tyrannical regimes across Arab and Muslim countries, writes Hamid Dabashi.

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