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Comment: No amount of 'unconscious bias' training will remedy a political class that defines itself through the exploitation and oppression of others, writes Malia Bouattia.

Bill de Blasio withdrew from the virtual Urban 20 (U20) event hosted by Saudi Arabia, which will conclude on the anniversary of Khashoggi's killing.

Hamas, Fatah meet in Turkey for reconciliation talks

The New Arab Staff

Hamas, Fatah meet in Turkey for reconciliation talks

Tuesday's talks come after UAE, Bahrain signed US-brokered agreements to establish diplomatic relations with Israel.

Mayors invited to Saudi summit urged to boycott event

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Mayors invited to Saudi summit urged to boycott event

Mayors must boycott a summit held by Saudi Arabia coinciding with the second anniversary of the murder of Jamal Khashoggi, rights groups said.

The Iraq Report: US drawdown will embolden Iran's proxies

The New Arab

The Iraq Report: US drawdown will embolden Iran's proxies

Iran-backed militias will feel emboldened by a reduction of capable enemies on their doorstep, and could seek to expand their power and ...

Nour Odeh

Israel normalisation: A rupture between regimes and Arab societies

The pacts with Israel reveal an unbridgeable gulf between Arab societies and the repressive regimes that rule over them.

The New Arab Staff & Agencies

Bahrain's opposition slams 'betrayal' of Palestinians following Israel normalisation

The hashtags "Bahrainis against normalisation" and "normalisation is betrayal" were trending on Twitter after US President Donald Trump ...

The New Arab Staff

Lil Mix singer Jade Thirlwall embraces Arab identity

Jade Thirlwall says she embraces her Arab identity and wants to become more vocal about her heritage as Lil Mix continue to rise.

Sarah Khalil

Habibi Collective: Collating films made by Arab women

The New Arab speaks to Roisin Tapponi, the founder of the Habibi Collective project, about the digital archiving of films made by women from the ...

The Beauty of Your Face by Sahar Mustafah

Aisha Yusuff

The Beauty of Your Face by Sahar Mustafah

Book Club: A Palestinian-American woman wrestles with faith, loss, and identity before coming face-to-face with a school shooter in Sahar ...

The New Arab Staff

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 ...

Yemen's southern separatists withdraw from peace talks

The New Arab Staff & Agencies

Yemen's southern separatists withdraw from peace talks

Yemen's southern separatists announced their withdrawal from talks over a Saudi-sponsored deal with the internationally recognised government.

Pompeo arrives in Sudan to push normalisation with Israel

The New Arab Staff & Agencies

Pompeo arrives in Sudan to push normalisation with Israel

Secretary of State Mike Pompeo arrived in Sudan on Tuesday as part of a regional tour to urge Arab states to normalise ties with Israel despite ...

Sudanese ex-spokesman has 'no regret' over Israel normalisation remarks

The New Arab Staff

Sudanese ex-spokesman has 'no regret' over Israel normalisation remarks

Haidar Badawi Sadig says he was tired of hearing confirmation about talks between Sudan and Israel from outside sources.

Sudan fires ministry spokesman after Israel normalisation comments

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Sudan fires ministry spokesman after Israel normalisation comments

A series of pro-normalisation comments from a since-fired Sudanese foreign ministry spokesperson have been denied by officials, who insist no ...

Sam Hamad

Egypt's senate election farce helps Sisi recruit more loyalists

Comment: Egypt's newly created senate is will have no legislative power, and is just a method of expanding the regime's system of loyalty and patronage, writes Sam Hamad.

Malia Bouattia

As BDS gains ground, Palestinian activists pay the price

Comment: Intimidation and detention without charge, as in the case of Palestinian activist Mahmoud Nawajaa, is a common Israeli tactic aided by ...

Nizar Hassan

Good riddance to Lebanon's government, radical change begins now

Comment: Diab's government was built to fail and based on impossible promises. Its resignation is far from enough for a devastated people ...

Yazan al-Saadi

MSF has a flaw its white saviours can't solve

Comment: The functioning of MSF and other humanitarian organisations is inherently racist. Whether or not it can shed its colonial attitudes ...

The Iraq Report: Support for Iran evaporates

The New Arab

The Iraq Report: Support for Iran evaporates

As temperatures soar in Iraq, violence against protesters returns despite promises of reconciliation by the new PM, while Iran's role in the ...

The New Arab Staff & Agencies

Yemeni separatists abandon self-rule, push peace deal

Yemen's southern separatists abandoned their declaration of self-rule, instead committing to implement a stalled Saudi-brokered peace deal.

Oligarchs crashed the economy, Lebanese are paying the price

Nizar Hassan

Oligarchs crashed the economy, Lebanese are paying the price

Comment: Lebanon's oligarchs have avoided taking necessary action, sabotaged IMF negotiations, and are now seeking an impossible solution. All ...

The violent toll of Hindu nationalism on India’s Christians

Hanan Zaffar

The violent toll of Hindu nationalism on India’s Christians

The rise of Hindu nationalism has fuelled unprecedented vigilante violence against India's Christians.

Sudan's premier appoints civilians as provincial governors

The New Arab Staff & Agencies

Sudan's premier appoints civilians as provincial governors

The appointment of the governors forms part of a power-sharing agreement, singed last August between the military and protesters.

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