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Rising to power by claiming to fix the US, Donald Trump has left a turbulent legacy.

President Donald Trump and challenger Joe Biden will meet in Cleveland on Tuesday for the first of three televised debates.

Trump brutalizes black lives with 'law and order' war

Sam Hamad

Trump brutalizes black lives with 'law and order' war

Comment: America was built on racist institutions, and Trump is doing his best to ensure they remain that way, writes Sam Hamad.

In Erbil's citadel, Amjad Assad keeps forgotten melodies alive

Hadani Ditmars

In Erbil's citadel, Amjad Assad keeps forgotten melodies alive

The New Arab Meets: 64-year-old Amjad Assad, who has almost single handedly digitised thousands of cassettes and old 78's that span a century of ...

World Hijab Day promotes visibility, not meaningful progress

Ruqaya Izzidien

World Hijab Day promotes visibility, not meaningful progress

Comment: Let's look forward to the day when World Hijab Day no longer exists, writes Ruqaya Izzidien.

Thomas Essel

Beef over Bibles: What's blocking Brazil's Jerusalem embassy move?

Comment: Agricultural exports to the Middle East are big business in Brazil, and Bolsonaro won't risk a policy that could easily backfire, writes Thomas Essel.

The New Arab

Turkey begins to demolish TV evangelist's playboy-style mansion

Turkish authorities are destroying parts of a mansion owned by Adnan Oktar, a well-known Muslim evangelist.

The New Arab

Riyadh, Abu Dhabi 'used sleazy Washington lobbyists' against Qatar

Saudi Arabia and the UAE have been dealing with a pair of controversial Washington lobbyists to sway the US government to sanction Qatar, an ...

Sami Rahman

Five most inspiring TED Talks by Muslim women

Sami Rahman lists the Muslim women from around the world clocking up millions of views for their TED talks addressing rights, religion and ...

The year of the Muslim model

Sami Rahman

The year of the Muslim model

From television screens to magazine covers and billboards, hijab-clad women are breaking through and are being featured by mainstream brands.

Hadani Ditmars

Rationalising the male gaze: Brutalised bunnies and demonised niqabis

Blog: Covered or revealed, the female body is merely an object when it comes to the eyes of the patriarchy, writes Hadani Ditmars.

This Muslim journalist just got told to 'kill herself'

The New Arab

This Muslim journalist just got told to 'kill herself'

Noor Tagouri's Facebook post received over 700 reactions with many upset over the way she was treated.

Ambitious bin Salman will face trial by fire

Barak Barfi

Ambitious bin Salman will face trial by fire

Comment: Both at home and abroad the challenges facing bin Salman will be huge. It is unlikely he will succeed where more experienced hands did ...

Portrait of Bob Dylan as a defender of Israel

Salama Abdul Hamid

Portrait of Bob Dylan as a defender of Israel

The singer-songwriter was declared winner of Nobel Prize for Literature. But his close ties with Israel, a routine abuser of human rights, are ...

First hijabi in <em>Playboy</em> sparks debate within Muslim community

The New Arab

First hijabi in Playboy sparks debate within Muslim community

American journalist Noor Tagouri this week became the first hijab-wearing woman to be featured in Playboy, sparking debate within the ...

Karim Traboulsi

Hizballah's hands tied as it suffers 'fatal blow'

Analysis: How can Hizballah respond if Israel is involved in the killing of top commander Mustafa Badreddine? Given recent losses in Syria, their options appear limited.

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