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Analysis: When elected to the Knesset two years ago, few Israelis knew who Mansour Abbas was. Now the Islamist leader could shape the fate of Israeli politics.

The PA is expected to use the latest shipment in its limited vaccination campaign, which covers healthcare workers, the elderly, and those with chronic health conditions.

As diaspora Palestinians, our votes should count too

Emad Moussa

As diaspora Palestinians, our votes should count too

Comment: Palestinians in the diaspora are a significant intellectual and economic force that aids the Palestinian cause. We should be allowed to vote in the upcoming elections, writes Imad Moussa.

Polls open in fourth Israeli election in two years

The New Arab Staff

Polls open in fourth Israeli election in two years

Nearly 14,000 polling stations opened at 7am (5am GMT) across the country, several thousand more than previous elections to prevent crowding in ...

Israel voters take fourth shot at deciding Netanyahu's fate

The New Arab Staff & Agencies

Israel voters take fourth shot at deciding Netanyahu's fate

Israel holds its fourth election in under two years, with voters still divided over the question: should Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu stay ...

Mitchell Plitnick

Israeli elections: The view from Washington

Comment: While Biden may prefer someone like Yair Lapid at the helm, his administration is preparing for another Netanyahu-led Israeli government, writes Mitchell Plitnick.

The New Arab Staff & Agencies

Thousands rally at anti-Netanyahu protest ahead of vote

Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu's Jerusalem residence was met with thousands of protesters on Saturday, just days ahead of the election.

The New Arab Staff

UAE-backed Dahlan 'may run in upcoming Palestinian elections'

UAE-backed Mohamed Dahlan said he may run for presidency in Palestine's upcoming elections.

The New Arab Staff & Agencies

Netanyahu boosts far-right extremist Ben-Gvir in re-election bid

Israeli Prime Minister Netanyahu is supporting the re-election bid of Itamar Ben-Gvir, the leader of the Jewish Power movement, who has praised ...

WHO experts to meet on AstraZeneca vaccine

The New Arab Staff & Agencies

WHO experts to meet on AstraZeneca vaccine

WHO safety experts prepared to meet Tuesday to discuss the Oxford-AstraZeneca vaccine as some EU countries halt its rollout over blood clot ...

The New Arab Staff

Pfizer identifies site as being in 'Palestine', offending Israel

The pharmaceutical giant may have upset one of its greatest advocates.

The Palestinian women fighting Israel's family separation law

Jessica Buxbaum

The Palestinian women fighting Israel's family separation law

Trapped by Israeli checkpoints and border walls, thousands of unregistered Palestinians in the occupied West Bank feel doubly imprisoned as ...

Woman's trial in Norway insight into life under IS

The New Arab Staff & Agencies

Woman's trial in Norway insight into life under IS

The trial - the first in Norway of a woman accused of joining IS - has put the spotlight on the role women played in the terror group.

Is Barghouti the best hope for a free Palestine?

Emad Moussa

Is Barghouti the best hope for a free Palestine?

Comment: For the disillusioned and the frustrated, Barghouti's presidency seems like an attractive option. But the staying power of his ...

Bernie Sanders condemns Israel vaccine exports before supplying Palestinians

The New Arab Staff

Bernie Sanders condemns Israel vaccine exports before supplying Palestinians

Vermont Senator Sanders said that Israel should not be sending vaccines to foreign countries before vaccinating Palestinians.

The New Arab Staff & Agencies

Secretive Israeli nuclear facility undergoes major project

The construction comes as Israel — under Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu — maintains its scathing criticism of Iran’s nuclear program.

The New Arab Staff & Agencies

Biden moves to reengage with Palestinians after Israel focus

Joe Biden’s administration is seeking reach out to the Palestinian leadership and engage both sides in a lasting solution.

The New Arab Staff

Israel 'rewards' allies with surplus Covid-19 vaccines

Honduras, the Czech Republic, and Guatemala have all opened or promised to open diplomatic offices in Jerusalem.

The New Arab Staff & Agencies

Israel ambassador demands apology over 'anti-Semitic' SNL vaccination joke

Critics have accused Saturday Night Live and comedian Michael Che of anti-Semitism over the reference to Israel's inoculation campaign.

Israel planning to 'use Covid-19 vaccines to buy normalisation'

The New Arab Staff

Israel planning to 'use Covid-19 vaccines to buy normalisation'

The Israeli government could use the Covid-19 vaccine to establish relations with an undisclosed nation, an official said.

Jonathan Kuttab

Is Israel an apartheid state?

Comment: Israel has determined separate and unequal regimes for Israelis and Palestinians, and enshrined them in laws that assert the control of ...

Beloved Palestinian poet Mourid al-Barghouti dies at 76

The New Arab Staff

Beloved Palestinian poet Mourid al-Barghouti dies at 76

Barghouti leaves behind a son, fellow poet Tamim al-Barghouti, and a celebrated body of work.

Abbas's rigged court system has already undermined Palestinian elections

Dalal Yassine

Abbas's rigged court system has already undermined Palestinian elections

Comment: Abbas's manipulation of courts, laws, and institutions will only serve to keep Palestinians from their goal of genuine ...

Palestinians register for election, but Jerusalem's fate remains uncertain

The New Arab Staff

Palestinians register for election, but Jerusalem's fate remains uncertain

Palestinians in the occupied West Bank and besieged Gaza Strip have started to register to vote.

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