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The Biden administration is considering a possible boycott of the upcoming Beijing Winter Olympics to protest China’s human rights record.

Why the Uighur genocide in China matters

Azeem Ibrahim

Why the Uighur genocide in China matters

Comment: Given China's increasing power, the international community must act now to ensure that a Uighur genocide does not become become a pivotal event of the century, writes Azeem Ibrahim.

World champion sprinter Naser gets doping case court date

The New Arab Staff & Agencies

World champion sprinter Naser gets doping case court date

The Court of Arbitration for Sport said on Tuesday it will hear the case involving the 400-meter runner Salwa Eid Naser over two days on April ...

Airbnb asked to drop Olympic ties over China abuses

The New Arab Staff & Agencies

Airbnb asked to drop Olympic ties over China abuses

Campaigners are calling on Airbnb to drop its sponsorship connection with the Olympics over alleged rights abuses in Xinjiang, Tibet ...

The New Arab Staff

Trudeau slammed for abstaining from Uighur rights vote

A US-based Uighur rights group slammed Trudeau's decision as a 'complete disappointment'.

The New Arab Staff & Agencies

Canadian MPs say China's treatment of Uighurs is 'genocide'

MPs voted unanimously to label China's treatment of Uighurs as 'genocide' and ministers called on Prime Minister Justin Trudeau to officially ...

The New Arab Staff

US urged to reintroduce bill banning Uighur forced-labour products

The bill would allow a US president to force sanction on anyone responsible for the labour trafficking of Uighurs and other Muslim minorities in ...

The New Arab Staff & Agencies

Olympic powerbroker to go on trial in Geneva

Sheikh Ahmad al-Fahad al-Sabah will go on trial for forgery, allegations he claims are motivated by political factions within Kuwait.

'Boycott Beijing <em>Olympics</em>' over 'Muslim genocide', British MPs demand

The New Arab Staff

'Boycott Beijing Olympics' over 'Muslim genocide', British MPs demand

Senior UK politicians have urged British athletes to boycott next year's Winter Olympics in Beijing in response to a 'genocide' against ...

The New Arab Staff & Agencies

Biden confirms Merrick Garland as pick for attorney general

President-elect Joe Biden confirmed Merrick Garland as his pick for US attorney general.

World Cup host Qatar eyes up 2032 <em>Olympics</em>, Paralympics

The New Arab Staff & Agencies

World Cup host Qatar eyes up 2032 Olympics, Paralympics

World Cup 2022 host, Qatar has announced its interest in bidding for the the 2032 Olympic and Paralympic Games.

Iraq Olympic football team goalkeeper found dead in car

The New Arab Staff

Iraq Olympic football team goalkeeper found dead in car

Karrar Ibrahim was found dead in his car in the Al-Saadoun area of the capital Baghdad on Friday, authorities confirmed.

Qatar reports first coronavirus death among World Cup workers

The New Arab Staff & Agencies

Qatar reports first coronavirus death among World Cup workers

1,102 cases of Covid-19 have been confirmed among the World Cup workforce, according to a source.

Explainer: Who’s on the US’s new Syria sanctions blacklist?

Amr Salahi

Explainer: Who’s on the US’s new Syria sanctions blacklist?

Sanctions passed under the United States’ Caesar Syria Civilian Protection Act have targeted a series of figures associated with the Syrian ...

Malia Bouattia

We need real solidarity, not Keir Starmer's empty gestures

Comment: Given Labour leader Keir Starmer's track record of complicity with repressive policing and state racism, taking a knee is an empty gesture, writes Malia Bouattia.

The New Arab & agencies

Qatar, Saudi Arabia compete to host 2030 Asian Games

Saudi Arabia's sporting rivalry with Qatar extends from political enmity that worsened in 2017 when Riyadh imposed a total blockade on Doha.

The New Arab & agencies

Dubai Expo 2020 mulls postponement amid global coronavirus outbreak

Organisers of the Dubai Expo 2020 are considering an opening delay of up to a year, Bloomberg News has cited unnamed sources as saying.

The New Arab

Five Syrian footballers suspected of catching coronavirus

The five players were originally diagnosed with the flu.

US declares virus emergency as Europe locks down

The New Arab & agencies

US declares virus emergency as Europe locks down

The measure came as infections and deaths soared in Europe.

Mariam Khan

Inside the untold history of revolutionary Muslim women

#IWD2020: This International Women's Day, it's time to celebrate the untold stories of history's boundary-breaking Muslim women.

Amani Saeed: The poet championing Muslim women

Narjas Zatat

Amani Saeed: The poet championing Muslim women

The New Arab Meets: Iraqi-Indian poet Amani Saeed whose poetry celebrates Muslim womanhood and intersection of faith and feminine power, while ...

China's detained Uighur Muslims forced to work in factories

The New Arab & agencies

China's detained Uighur Muslims forced to work in factories

When Uighur detainees 'graduate' from Chinese camps, many are believed to be sent to work in factories producing products for global brands.

China's appalling mistreatment of Uighurs exposed in leak

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.

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