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Yemen, Afghanistan and Syria are the countries most at risk according to the IRC Emergency Watchlist for 2021.

Three British MPs are launching an investigation into the whereabouts of missing Saudi princes Mohammed bin Nayef and Ahmed bin Abdulaziz.

London mayor boycotts G20 in stance against Saudi Arabia

Gaia Caramazza

London mayor boycotts G20 in stance against Saudi Arabia

The New Arab learned that the mayor’s office will stray from previous years and rescind the presence of the Greater London Authority to observe the meetings at the Urban 20.

Outrage in Israel over alleged gang-rape of teenager

The New Arab Staff & Agencies

Outrage in Israel over alleged gang-rape of teenager

A gang rape at a hotel in Israel has struck outrage in the country and internationally.

UK 'issued private apology' to Saudi Arabia over sanctions

The New Arab Staff

UK 'issued private apology' to Saudi Arabia over sanctions

Britain's defence minister reportedly called his Saudi counterpart to heap praise on the kingdom a day after UK sanctions were imposed on Saudi ...

Sana Uqba

British MPs 'outraged' over arms sales to Saudi Arabia

This week we focus on a 'disappointing' decision by the UK to resume Saudi arms sales, warnings over famine in Yemen and more.

Ylenia Gostoli

Covid-19 lays bare Britain's entrenched racial inequalities

The coronavirus pandemic has exposed stark racial inequalities in British society.

The New Arab

UK urged to ban riot gear sales to US

There are growing calls for the UK to ban sales of riot gear to the US.

The New Arab

Ramadan: Conservative MP fasting to 'share' experience with Muslims

A Tory MP has announced that he is observing fasting during the month of Ramadan, in an effort to better understand his Muslim constituents.

Libya is flooded with mercenaries and private military companies

David Isenberg

Libya is flooded with mercenaries and private military companies

Comment: Foreign interference by states, their proxies, and military companies is enabling the conflict in Libya to continue, writes David ...

The New Arab

New female UK party leader vows to stop Brexit

Britain's pro-EU opposition Liberal Democrats on Monday elected their first female leader on a promise that she will do everything possible to ...

More than 500 foreign IS members convicted in Iraq

The New Arab & agencies

More than 500 foreign IS members convicted in Iraq

Iraq's Supreme Court has said that more than 500 foreign nationals were tried and sentenced for joining the Islamic State group in 2018.

UK lawmakers request access to detained Saudi activists

The New Arab

UK lawmakers request access to detained Saudi activists

A group of British lawmakers and international lawyers have demanded Saudi authorities allow them visit eight detained female activists ...

Congress, White House reaching breaking point on Yemen?

Eric Eikenberry

Congress, White House reaching breaking point on Yemen?

Comment: Tension is escalating between Congress and the administration concerning US support for coalition war crimes in Yemen, writes Eric ...

Trump on Charlottesville was too little too late

Dan Arel

Trump on Charlottesville was too little too late

Comment: Even with empty gestures condemning white supremacy, these groups feel emboldened. For Muslims and other minorities, the damage has ...

Tom Charles

What will the UK's extremist DUP mean for Palestine?

Comment: As colonisers, there has been a natural affinity between the Protestant politicians of Northern Ireland, and successive Israeli governments, writes Tom Charles.

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UK elects its first British-Palestinian MP

Layla Moran takes great pride in her Palestinian heritage, and will now become the only standing MP of Arab descent after a stunning ...

Tallha Abdulrazaq

Progressives must vote for Corbyn, then oppose him

Comment: Splitting the progressive vote away from the only party capable of putting up a challenge to the Tories is sheer madness, writes Tallha ...

Charlie Hoyle

Layla Moran: British-Palestinian, Liberal Democrat, and running for government

Born to a British father and a Palestinian mother from Jerusalem, Moran will be the only standing MP with Arab heritage in the June 8 ...

All eyes on Astana as Syrian peace-talks to resume

The New Arab & agencies

All eyes on Astana as Syrian peace-talks to resume

Syrian rebel delegates met in Kazakhstan on Sunday on the eve of their first talks with the government in a year

AAAJ and agencies

100000 sign British petition demanding Israel's Netanyahu's arrest

100,000 people have signed a petition demanding the arrest of Israeli PM Binyamin Netanyahu when he visits Britain this month, as union leaders, ...

British Arabs start to find their political voice

Zak Brophy

British Arabs start to find their political voice

Despite large, well established Arab communities in the United Kingdom they have never been well represented in politics. But that is starting ...

Remembering Bloody Tuesday: 12 years on and no justice

Dirk Adriaensens

Remembering Bloody Tuesday: 12 years on and no justice

Comment: Several journalists were killed as the US advanced on Baghdad. Their deaths marked the beginning of a new kind of 'embedded' war ...

Layla <em>Moran</em>: Liberal Democrat, parliamentary hopeful and Palestinian-British

Katia Youssef

Layla Moran: Liberal Democrat, parliamentary hopeful and Palestinian-British

International Women's Day: Moran is running on a wide range of issues including education, the environment and mental health. Politics ...

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