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Two pressing issues dominate the conversation among Palestinians - a struggling economy and Israel's anticipated annexation.

Controversial Ryanair CEO Michael O'Leary sparked controversy on Saturday after suggesting terrorists are generally Muslim men, in the latest #FlyingWhileMuslim incident.

Delta fined $50,000 for discriminating against Muslim passengers

The New Arab

Delta fined $50,000 for discriminating against Muslim passengers

Three Muslim passengers who were kicked off Delta Air Lines flights in separate occasions were provided with compensation from the US airline for discrimination against Muslims.

Missing $48 billion would be 'game-changer' for Palestinian economy

James Reinl

Missing $48 billion would be 'game-changer' for Palestinian economy

Between 2000 and 2017, Palestinian officials have lost out on some $48bn because of the occupation, the UN says, mostly cash that Israel was ...

How Israel turned the occupation into a moneymaking enterprise

Muhammad Shehada

How Israel turned the occupation into a moneymaking enterprise

Comment: Israel is looking stop the Palestinian Authority economically disengaging from its occupier, writes Muhammad Shehada.

Austin Bodetti

'Greening the desert': What drives militants' environmentalism?

Analysis: Propaganda or genuine concern? From al-Qaeda to the Taliban, armed groups have long been pushing demands for environmental protections, while they slaughter civilians, writes Austin Bodetti.

The New Arab & agencies

Macron warns of risk of 'conflict' over Iran deal

French President Emmanuel Macron warned of the risk of "conflict" in the standoff with Iran after Tehran announced plans to boost its uranium ...

The New Arab

Iraq-Iran-Turkey to respond to Kurdish referendum at Baghdad summit

Iraq, Iran and Turkey will meet in the capital Baghdad to discuss their response to the Kurdish referendum, The New Arab learned, sparking fears ...

Daoud Kuttab

'Temporary' deals become entrenched injustices as Israeli occupation persists

Comment: Open-ended agreements reached without resolution always favour the occupier over the occupied, writes Daoud Kuttab.

Palestine hopes to launch national digital currency in five-years

The New Arab

Palestine hopes to launch national digital currency in five-years

Palestinian officials consider ways to circumvent Israeli control and interference over currency supply by looking to digital models as part of ...

Mohammed Arafat

The Palestinian pound: Mo' money, mo' problems?

While Palestinians flirt with the idea of the Palestinian pound, economists warn that the creation of a currency is not to be taken lightly, ...

Could Trump's presidency provide the shakeup that Palestine needs?

Rory Evans

Could Trump's presidency provide the shakeup that Palestine needs?

Comment: If a hardline Trump administration leads to an emboldened European Union, there could yet be a breakthrough in the stagnant peace ...

Gulf donors still falling short on Gaza reconstruction promises

The New Arab

Gulf donors still falling short on Gaza reconstruction promises

After Israel's war against Gaza in 2014, Arab countries led the way in pledging reconstruction aid, but only a small fraction of what was ...

Two Palestinians killed by Israeli forces in West Bank

Al-Araby al-Jadeed staff

Two Palestinians killed by Israeli forces in West Bank

Two more Palestinians have been shot dead by Israeli police - including a 20-year-old woman - bringing the number of Palestinians killed by ...

PLO council demands end to security cooperation with Israel

Fatima Abdul Karim & AFP

PLO council demands end to security cooperation with Israel

Central council recommends Palestinian authorities "stop security cooperation in all its forms with the occupying power" - a move that needs to ...

Fatima AbdulKarim

Palestinian Authority cancels Israel Gas deal after outcry

The Palestinian Authority has cancelled a hugely controversial deal to import gas from Israel following a sustained and vociferous campaign by activists, politicians and leading Palestinians, sources tell Al-Araby Al-Jadeed.

George Joffé

Paris soothes Rabat's ruffled feathers

Analysis: Since decolonisation, France and Morocco have been close allies. In recent years, the relationship has strained owing to Morocco's ...

Al-Araby Al-Jadeed & Agencies

UK intelligence chief seeks greater powers

The head of Britain's internal security agency, MI5 warned that intelligence agencies needed more powers, a day after gunmen stormed the offices ...

Yaqin Hosamuddin

Bouteflika 're-energised' in face of opposition attacks

The apparent recovery of Abdelaziz Bouteflika from serious illness has helped the government reject calls for snap presidential elections, but ...

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