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A video has been released by jihadi rebels of French journalist Olivier Dubois, who was kidnapped in Mali.

While Facebook's quasi-independent Oversight Board voted to uphold the ban, it called the social network's 'indefinite' suspension of Trump unreasonable and unworkable.

Masafer Yatta: Palestinian life in an Israeli firing zone

Jessica Buxbaum

Masafer Yatta: Palestinian life in an Israeli firing zone

In-depth: For Palestinians in the Israeli-designated military area, daily life is plagued by settler violence, army harassment, and the ever-looming threat of displacement.

Syrian refugees create Spain's first Arabic news outlet

Inigo Alexander

Syrian refugees create Spain's first Arabic news outlet

With incidents of xenophobia towards Arab communities in Spain on the rise, the establishment of Baynana is a welcome ...

Can Somalia's prime minister end the country's election crisis?

Faisal Ali

Can Somalia's prime minister end the country's election crisis?

Analysis: After tensions in Mogadishu spilled over into violence, Somalia's political players want to give the prime minister the benefit ...

The New Arab Staff

Israeli court postpones eviction of Palestinians from Sheikh Jarrah

An Israeli court on Sunday postponed a decision to evict Palestinian families from their homes in the Sheikh Jarrah area of east Jerusalem until next Thursday.

Khaled Diab

How not to make Europe great again

Comment: Politicians promoting a Christian European renaissance do not understand the history of the Renaissance, nor the current ...

Syed Fazl-e-Haider

What's fuelling anti-France protests in Pakistan?

In-depth: The hardline Tehreek-e-Labbaik Pakistan movement has played a key role in fomenting nationwide protests, with Imran Khan's government ...

The New Arab Staff & Agencies

Iran audio-leak aimed at 'discord' amid nuclear talks: president

Iranian President Hassan Rouhani says leaked audio of Foreign Minister Javad Zarif criticising assassinated commander Qasem Soleimani ...

US Navy fired warning shots on Iran boats: Pentagon

The New Arab Staff & Agencies

US Navy fired warning shots on Iran boats: Pentagon

The crew of the USS Firebolt fired warning shots towards three attack craft operated by Iran's Revolutionary Guards, after they sped ...

Brooke Anderson

Will the US really withdraw troops from Iraq?

Analysis: Since the 2003 invasion of Iraq, the US has repeatedly pledged to leave, each time resulting in broken promises, ...

Israel approves 'escalated use <em>of</em> force' against besieged Gaza

The New Arab Staff

Israel approves 'escalated use of force' against besieged Gaza

Israel's security cabinet gave approval ahead of time for PM Netanyahu and defence minister Gantz to command a strike.

UAE could stay on UK's travel red list 'indefinitely'

The New Arab Staff

UAE could stay on UK's travel red list 'indefinitely'

The UAE might stay on the UK’s red list due to its status as an international transit hub.

Protester killed as Iraq cracks down on electricity demonstrations

The New Arab Staff

Protester killed as Iraq cracks down on electricity demonstrations

Security forces in Iraq used live bullets to disperse protesters demanding electricity in the capital Baghdad.

US voices condemnation <em>of</em> Jerusalem violence

The New Arab Staff & Agencies

US voices condemnation of Jerusalem violence

A spokesperson for the US state department has spoken out against the violence in Jerusalem that has left scores of Palestinians ...

The New Arab Staff & Agencies

Police violence in Jerusalem for a second night

Violence erupted in annexed East Jerusalem for a second night, with Israeli police attacking Palestinians.

The New Arab Staff

Jerusalem: Scores of Palestinians wounded after Jewish extremist assault

Far-right Jewish extremists pledged to 'burn Arabs' and 'bury them alive' in a march organised to 'reclaim Jerusalem' from Palestinians.

The New Arab Staff & Agencies

Turkish crypto founder vanishes with reported $2bn

Turkish prosecutors launched an investigation after the Istanbul-based founder of a cryptocurrency exchange left the country holding a ...

The New Arab Staff & Agencies

Pakistan Taliban claim deadly blast at luxury hotel

The Pakistani Taliban claimed responsibility Thursday for a deadly suicide blast at a luxury hotel hosting the Chinese ambassador.

Egypt says Ethiopia dam constructions will cause ‘great harm’

The New Arab Staff

Egypt says Ethiopia dam constructions will cause ‘great harm’

Cairo says that new outlets constructed by Ethiopia on its Great Renaissance Dam will severely restrict the flow of Nile waters, ...

Emad Moussa

How UNRWA became a battleground for Palestinian rights

In-depth: Deeply intertwined with the history of the Palestinian struggle, the UN agency has faced defunding and political ...

Possibility <em>of</em> 'interim deal' with Iran nuclear talks

The New Arab Staff

Possibility of 'interim deal' with Iran nuclear talks

The nuclear talks in Vienna could produce an interim deal, allowing for more time for further expansive talks.

Ramadan reading list: 20 books by Muslim authors

Sarah Shaffi

Ramadan reading list: 20 books by Muslim authors

From across the literary spectrum, Sarah Shaffi picks her favourite reads for you to delve into during the month of Ramadan.

George Floyd murder trial hears closing arguments

The New Arab Staff & Agencies

George Floyd murder trial hears closing arguments

A jury is to hear closing arguments on Monday in the trial of the white ex-police officer accused of murdering ...

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