The New Arab Logo

Breaking News

Mike Pompeo's plan to outlaw the BDS movement and to label it as anti-Semitic is now off the table under the new Biden administration.

Abu Dhabi has approved plans for an embassy in Tel Aviv after Israel opened one in the UAE.

Israel opens embassy in UAE: foreign ministry

The New Arab Staff & Agencies

Israel opens embassy in UAE: foreign ministry

Israel opened an embassy in the United Arab Emirates Sunday, its foreign ministry said.

US to deploy Israeli ‘Iron Dome’ system in Gulf

The New Arab Staff

US to deploy Israeli ‘Iron Dome’ system in Gulf

The US is to deploy the Israeli-manufactured Iron Dome rocket interception system, used against Palestinian factions before, in bases in Gulf ...

Israeli police, ultra-Orthodox protesters clash over schools

The New Arab Staff & Agencies

Israeli police, ultra-Orthodox protesters clash over schools

Clashes erupted between Israeli police and ultra-Orthodox protesters over the opening of religious schools despite coronavirus lockdown orders.

The New Arab Staff & Agencies

Israel expands vaccination campaign to teens

Teenagers aged between 16 and 18 will now be given access to the vaccine in Israel, which has been criticised for skirting its responsibility to vaccinate Palestinians.

The New Arab Staff

Morocco signs direct flight agreement with Israel

The two states agreed to normalise ties in December last year.

The New Arab Staff & Agencies

Israelis express hope and concern after Biden’s inauguration

As President Biden starts his term in office, Israelis are wondering what the future holds for Israel-US relations.

The New Arab Staff

Winston Churchill's grandson slams Israel's refusal to vaccinate Palestinians

Sir Nicholas Soames and Sir Alan Duncan published a letter in which they deplored Israel's refusal to vaccinate Palestinians against ...

Trump's 'time ran out' for Mauritania, Indonesia normalisation deals

The New Arab Staff

Trump's 'time ran out' for Mauritania, Indonesia normalisation deals

The two Muslim-majority nations were 'next in line' to normalise ties with Israel, two senior officials said this week.

The New Arab Staff

Palestinian father-of-six dies in Israeli prison

Maher Deed Saasa, 45, from the northern West Bank city of Qalqilya, died in an Israeli prison on Wednesday.

World hopes for renewed cooperation with US under Biden

The New Arab Staff & Agencies

World hopes for renewed cooperation with US under Biden

World leaders have sent messages of congratulations to President Biden, with many hoping that a change in attitudes and approach will follow his ...

Netanyahu urges Biden to 'strengthen' US-Israel alliance

The New Arab Staff & Agencies

Netanyahu urges Biden to 'strengthen' US-Israel alliance

Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu called on new US President Joe Biden to "strengthen" the two countries' alliance.

Rashida Tlaib deplores 'racist' Israel for not vaccinating <em>Palestinians</em>

The New Arab Staff

Rashida Tlaib deplores 'racist' Israel for not vaccinating Palestinians

Congresswoman Rashida Tlaib has lashed out at Israel for refusing to vaccinate Palestinians against coronavirus, saying this is proof ...

Palestinian Jerusalemites mourn Aqsa 'cat man' following Covid-19 death

Diana Alghoul

Palestinian Jerusalemites mourn Aqsa 'cat man' following Covid-19 death

Palestinians are mourning Ghassan Younes, a man who used to travel to Jerusalem five days a week to feed cats, after he died of ...

Florence Massena

Racist hashtag says Lebanese should get vaccine before refugees

A hashtag calling for Lebanese people to get vaccines before refugees has sparked renewed debate in Lebanon about racism, prejudice, and the right to medical care.

Giovanni Vimercati

Togo Mizrahi: The stateless pioneer of Egyptian cinema

Book Club: Togo Mizrahi's extraordinary life story and films are unearthed in a new book by Deborah Starr.

The New Arab Staff

UK Labour Party reportedly hires former Israeli spy

Assaf Kaplan reportedly began working as a “social listening and organizing manager” for the Labour Party in December.

The New Arab Staff

Israel injures Palestinian man during overnight attacks on Gaza

The Israeli military injured a Palestinian man in the besieged Gaza Strip when a shell hit his home in a refugee camp.

Israel issues tenders for 2,500 new settler homes: watchdog

The New Arab Staff & Agencies

Israel issues tenders for 2,500 new settler homes: watchdog

Israel issued tenders for 2,500 new settler homes in the occupied West Bank and East Jerusalem, a watchdog said.

The New Arab Staff & Agencies

Biden to keep Jerusalem embassy but seek Palestinian state

President-elect Joe Biden will not reverse Donald Trump's recognition of Jerusalem as Israel's capital but will seek a state for the ...

Palestinian Authority to receive Russian vaccine 'within days'

The New Arab Staff

Palestinian Authority to receive Russian vaccine 'within days'

Israel - which rights groups say is legally obliged to provide vaccines to Palestinians - delivered at least one dose to 28 percent of ...

Trump decorates Bahrain king on last day in office

The New Arab Staff & Agencies

Trump decorates Bahrain king on last day in office

Donald Trump announced his bestowal of the Legion of Merit, Degree Chief Commander, on King Hamad bin Isa Al Khalifa.

UK 'seriously concerned' by Israeli expansion in West Bank

The New Arab Staff & Agencies

UK 'seriously concerned' by Israeli expansion in West Bank

The UK said Israeli expansion of settlements in the occupied West Bank is a 'serious concern'

Most Popular

Most Popular