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Authorities in France said the country won't give up cartoons, as seven people face terror charges for their involvement in the killing of a teacher.

Some Palestinians in the besieged Gaza Strip are facing such dire circumstances that they are forced to scour bins for food, said UNRWA's head Philippe Lazzarini.

Will Kuwait's new emir continue to play Gulf mediator?

Courtney Freer

Will Kuwait's new emir continue to play Gulf mediator?

Comment: Under Sheikh Sabah, Kuwait cemented its position as an mediating power in the region. His successor is likely to continue that legacy, writes Courtney Freer.

Normalisation with Israel: The view from the Arab Maghreb

Abdelkader Cheref

Normalisation with Israel: The view from the Arab Maghreb

In-depth: Despite UAE-Bahrain's normalisation agreement with Israel, and their unofficial relations with Tel Aviv, North African countries are ...

Can elections resuscitate <em>Palestinian</em> hopes for unity?

Muhammad Shehada

Can elections resuscitate Palestinian hopes for unity?

Comment: Elections will not be a magic bullet, but given the right conditions, they will hopefully force the way to a more youthful, united ...

Diana Alghoul

Arab world mourns death of Kuwait's 'peace-loving' emir

The Arab world rushed to send consonances to Kuwait after its ruler, Sheikh Sabah Al-Sabah, passed away.

The New Arab Staff

British police 'may deploy Israeli drones'

Police in the United Kingdom are considering using an Israeli drone which was utilised against Palestinians in the 2014 operation on the ...

The New Arab Staff

Palestine 'too sacred' to accept normalisation, Algerian president says

Algerian President Abdelmajid Tebboune has rejected normalisation and said Palestine is too 'sacred' to betray.

Diana Alghoul

UK's Trade Union Congress describes Israeli practices as 'apartheid'

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

Bahrainis protesting normalisation 'in secret' amid fears of crackdown

Diana Alghoul

Bahrainis protesting normalisation 'in secret' amid fears of crackdown

Bahrainis have been protesting in secret online, offline and in exile against normalisation with Israel, despite the risk of state crackdown.

Muhammad Shehada

The Saudi-UAE axis defeats Palestinians at the Arab League

Comment: The Saudi-Emirati alliance is at the heart of attempts to delegitimise the Palestinian cause and normalise Arab ties with ...

British lawyer admits staging vandalism to frame pro-Palestine group

The New Arab Staff

British lawyer admits staging vandalism to frame pro-Palestine group

Matthew Berlow has confessed to helping fake an anti-Semitic graffiti attack on his own home in order to defame the Scottish Palestine ...

'Blood paint' smeared on path of Israel team bus

The New Arab Staff

'Blood paint' smeared on path of Israel team bus

The protest act came ahead of an evening pro-Palestine demonstration, organised in response to calls to boycott the nations league match between ...

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

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, ...

Pompeo failed to replicate UAE-Israel deal, here's why

Rami G. Khouri

Pompeo failed to replicate UAE-Israel deal, here's why

Comment: Pompeo's failure to garner more UAE-style normalisation agreements suggests that Arab public opinion still counts for something, writes ...

Malia Bouattia

International solidarity with Gaza must begin at home

Comment: As Israel confidently strikes Gaza with little international coverage or outrage, our responsibility is to apply pressure on complicit governments and companies, writes Malia Bouattia.

The New Arab Staff

Jordanians show support for UAE critics Prince Ali, cartoonist

Jordanians are tweeting in solidarity with Prince Ali and cartoonist Emad Hajjaj, after both figures faced backlash for daring to ...

The New Arab Staff

Jordan arrests popular cartoonist, refers him to security court

Journalists are protesting the arrest of cartoonist Emad Hajjaj after he was referred to Jordan's State Security Court for prosecution on ...

Brooke Anderson

Black Muslims and America's fight for racial justice

Black Muslims are part of the backbone of America's civil rights movement.

Sarsour is a steadfast ally, Biden shouldn't forget that

Mitchell Plitnick

Sarsour is a steadfast ally, Biden shouldn't forget that

Comment: Biden's campaign must make space in the Democratic tent for anti-racist and progressive ally, Linda Sarsour, writes Mitchell Plitnick.

Naila Khalil

Palestinian Authority to resume security coordination with US

PA and US security officials re-established contact in a meeting held a fortnight ago, The New Arab can reveal.

Mossad chief to head to Bahrain after UAE visit

The New Arab Staff

Mossad chief to head to Bahrain after UAE visit

The Israeli spymaster will meet with officials in Bahrain, which is thought to be considering normalising ties with Israel.

NYC mayor criticises DSA pledge against Israel trips

The New Arab Staff

NYC mayor criticises DSA pledge against Israel trips

New York City's mayor called on candidates for municipal office to reject a pledge by the Democratic Socialists of America to decline visits to ...

Imperialism, patriarchy and the history of <em>Palestinian</em> LGBTQ activism

Yousra Samir Imran

Imperialism, patriarchy and the history of Palestinian LGBTQ activism

The New Arab Meets: Palestinian scholar Dr. Sa'ed Atshan to discuss his new book 'Queer Palestine and the Empire of Critique'.

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