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Often ignored, we explore how Lebanese and Syrian communities began to settle in Jamaica, and how their footprint has now cemented their place within Jamaican history.

In-depth: From Sheikh Jarrah to Damascus Gate, Palestinians face a battle to protect their presence in Jerusalem.

How not to make Europe great again

Khaled Diab

How not to make Europe great again

Comment: Politicians promoting a Christian European renaissance do not understand the history of the Renaissance, nor the current position of Europe, writes Khaled Diab.

Biden's first 100 days as US president

Brooke Anderson

Biden's first 100 days as US president

Analysis: From the economy to vaccinations, Biden has delivered on a number of key campaign promises in his first 100 days, but the greatest ...

Blinken seeks 'positive way forward' with Turkey

The New Arab Staff & Agencies

Blinken seeks 'positive way forward' with Turkey

Antony Blinken has warned Turkey that it should not continue to use the S-400 missile system if it wants better relations with the US.

The New Arab Staff & Agencies

Turkey parliament declares Biden's Armenian Genocide statement 'null, void'

Turkey parliament has ratified a resolution on US President Joe Biden's remarks about the Armenian genocide.

The New Arab Staff & Agencies

Erdogan says Biden's genocide recognition 'destructive'

Turkey's Recep Tayyip Erdogan on Monday denounced US President Joe Biden's recognition of the Armenian genocide as "groundless" and harmful to ...

Omid Shokri

Biden's Armenian genocide recognition: A crisis in US-Turkey ties?

Analysis: Biden's decision to recognise the Armenian genocide could further strain already tense ties between Turkey and the US.

The New Arab Staff

Turkish lira near record low, following US relations crisis

The Turkish lira is suffering from Turkey's cold relationship with the US.

Kim Kardashian thanks Biden for recognising the Armenian genocide

The New Arab Staff

Kim Kardashian thanks Biden for recognising the Armenian genocide

Famous Armenian-Americans Cher and Kim Kardashian have thanked the Biden administration for recognising the Armenian genocide.

The New Arab Staff & Agencies

Turkey summons US Ambassador over genocide announcement

Deputy Foreign Minister Sedat Onal met with the US ambassador in Ankara David Satterfield.

Turkey rages at US recognition of Armenia genocide

The New Arab Staff & Agencies

Turkey rages at US recognition of Armenia genocide

From the streets of Istanbul to the halls of power, Turks were united in anger at Biden's decision to formally recognise the Armenian genocide.

Biden recognises Armenian genocide, defying Turkey in watershed

The New Arab Staff & Agencies

Biden recognises Armenian genocide, defying Turkey in watershed

Biden said his statement was 'not to cast blame but to ensure that what happened is never repeated.'

Turkish politicians unite to oppose US Armenian genocide recognition

The New Arab Staff

Turkish politicians unite to oppose US Armenian genocide recognition

Turkish politicians from across the political spectrum are in uproar over the Biden administration's reported decision to recognise the Armenian ...

Biden to recognise atrocities against Armenians as genocide

The New Arab Staff & Agencies

Biden to recognise atrocities against Armenians as genocide

President Joe Biden will recognise atrocities committed against Armenians by the Ottoman empire over a century ago as genocide, US ...

The New Arab Staff & Agencies

Biden speaks to Erdogan as Armenian genocide question looms

Biden and Erdogan have spoken on the phone to discuss relations between the two countries, ahead of an anticipated formal recognition of the Armenian genocide by the US.

The New Arab Staff & Agencies

10,000 Armenians march for Ottoman massacre anniversary

Armenians took to the street today to remember the victims of the Armenian genocide, which killed up to 1.5 million people.

Lawrence Cenk Laws

Turkish tales: A respite from being black in America

Lawrence Cenk Laws explores how - like Baldwin decades earlier - being in Turkey rested his mind and heart from the divisiveness and ...

The New Arab Staff & Agencies

Biden to recognise massacre of Armenians as genocide: reports

US President Joe Biden is preparing to recognize the World War I-era killings of 1.5 million Armenians by the Ottoman Empire as ...

Knights Templar legacy lives on in Cyprus

The New Arab Staff & Agencies

Knights Templar legacy lives on in Cyprus

The Templars, an international army of elite warriors set up to guard European pilgrims travelling to Jerusalem, used the island as their ...

Zaina Ujayli

Lost lessons from Sumayeh Attiyeh's America

Comment: How we choose to tell our story is a complex matter. This Arab American Heritage month, let's remember our ancestors who tired to do ...

How Russia's soft power strategy seeks to reshape Syria

Ruslan Trad

How Russia's soft power strategy seeks to reshape Syria

Analysis: Moscow's role in Syria is often referenced through its military intervention, but the Kremlin is also using soft power tactics to ...

Libya's neglected Old City of Tripoli having 'soul revived'

The New Arab Staff & Agencies

Libya's neglected Old City of Tripoli having 'soul revived'

Traders in the Libyan capital's Old City began to leave when Muammar Gaddafi banned private sector-led development in the 1970s.

The future of learning Arabic in MENA post-pandemic

Sarah Markiewicz

The future of learning Arabic in MENA post-pandemic

Sarah Markiewicz unravels the beloved diversity of learning Arabic, its regional varieties, and how recent events in the region have thrust ...

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