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Palestine resigned its presidency of the Arab League, which began this month and was due to end next March, in protest at Bahrain and the UAE’s normalisation deals with Israel

The UK's Trade Union Congress has described Israel as participating in 'apartheid practices' and has urged for a just solution.

Palestinians mark anniversary of horrific Sabra and Shatila massacre

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Palestinians mark anniversary of horrific Sabra and Shatila massacre

Palestinian survivors of the Sabra and Shatila massacre still remember the horrible events of 16th September 1982, in which up to 3,500 people were killed by Israel’s Lebanese militia allies.

Recycling Failure: Normalisation, annexation, and Oslo Accords at 27

Dalal Yassine

Recycling Failure: Normalisation, annexation, and Oslo Accords at 27

Comment: Twenty seven years later, the true legacy of the Oslo Accords has been Palestinian division, entrenched occupation and ...

Netanyahu showed Trump fake video of Abbas supporting child-murder

The New Arab Staff

Netanyahu showed Trump fake video of Abbas supporting child-murder

A new book by veteran US journalist Bob Woodward says that Israeli Prime Minister Netanyahu showed Trump a doctored video of ...

Dalal Yassine

Recycling Failure: Normalisation, annexation, and Oslo Accords at 27

Comment: Twenty seven years later, the true legacy of the Oslo Accords has been Palestinian division, entrenched occupation and annexation, and Arab betrayal of Palestinian self-determination, writes

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Three Lebanese soldiers killed in hunt for 'terrorist': army

Three Lebanese soldiers were killed and another wounded while attempting to arrest a suspected "terrorist" at his north Lebanon home, the army ...

The New Arab Staff & Agencies

Bahrain to recognise Israel in latest normalisation pact

Bahrain will be the fourth Arab state to normalise relations with Israel following Egypt (1979), Jordan (1994) and the UAE (2020).

Suraya Dadoo

Normalisation with Israel would betray Sudan's refugees

Comment: As Sudan seeks to appease Washington through normalising ties with Israel, any such deal would be betray its own people as well as ...

Haniyeh makes historic trip to Lebanon's largest <em>Palestinian</em> camp

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Haniyeh makes historic trip to Lebanon's largest Palestinian camp

Hamas Chief Ismail Haniyeh was warmly received by Palestinian refugees in the Ein El-Hilweh refugee camp.

Suraya Dadoo

Stop normalising apartheid: Lessons from South Africa's liberation struggle

Comment: Africa's Frontline States showed what real solidarity looks like, but the Arab world is ignoring the lessons of history, writes Suraya ...

Saudi allows overflights by UAE services to 'all countries'

The New Arab Staff & Agencies

Saudi allows overflights by UAE services to 'all countries'

Saudi Arabia has accepted an Emirati request to allow 'crossing the kingdom's airspace for flights heading to the UAE and departing from it to ...

Syrian <em>refugees</em> still 'finding their way' in Sweden

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Syrian refugees still 'finding their way' in Sweden

Sweden - traditionally homogenous and now with a high-skilled labour market - can be challenging for refugees arriving from war-torn ...

Biden's 'partnership plan' receives mixed response from Arab-Americans

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Biden's 'partnership plan' receives mixed response from Arab-Americans

Biden's plan touches issues from the Muslim ban, no-fly lists, refugee resettlement, census representation, to foreign policy pledges including ...

Under blockade and bombs, Gazans fear Covid-19 disaster

Ali Adam

Under blockade and bombs, Gazans fear Covid-19 disaster

Fear has gripped Gaza after the first community outbreak of Covid-19.

The New Arab Staff

Gaza reports first coronavirus cases outside quarantine, declares lockdown

Authorities in Gaza immediately imposed a lockdown, prompting locals to make a rush for supplies in supermarkets.

The New Arab Staff

Families of Palestinian detainees in Iraq plead for information

Relatives of Palestinian detainees in Iraq, some of whom have been missing for over ten years, have called on Prime Minister Mustafa ...

Farrah Akbik

The price of honour

Comment: Arab women have been servicing their men for far too long. From acts of intimidation to fatal domestic violence, this abuse and ...

The New Arab Staff & Agencies

Four new COVID-19 deaths in Lebanon Palestinian refugee camps

The UN Palestinian refugee agency confirmed four new COVID-19 deaths in camps in Lebanon, calling for vigilance in observing hygiene ...

The erasure of Yarmouk refugee camp

Leila al-Shami

The erasure of Yarmouk refugee camp

Bombed, starved and besieged, Palestinian residents of Yarmouk refugee camp now face being permanently displaced as the Assad regime ...

Rami G. Khouri

Beware the US-Israel-UAE strategic agenda for the Arab region

Comment: The deal announced Thursday serves only the interests of Trump in an election year, Israel, and Arab authoritarianism in the region, ...

What a Biden-Harris ticket means for the Middle East

Brooke Anderson

What a Biden-Harris ticket means for the Middle East

America's strategy in the Middle East has failed. But can a Biden presidency repair it?

<em>Palestinian</em>-American family stranded by coronavirus in Gaza return home

The New Arab Staff

Palestinian-American family stranded by coronavirus in Gaza return home

Florida couple were finally able to return to the US after being stuck in Gaza due to Covid-19.

Gaza children return to school despite virus fears

The New Arab Staff & Agencies

Gaza children return to school despite virus fears

Palestinian children in Gaza have returned to school on a reduced schedule after a five-month breakduring the Covid-19 outbreak

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