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The New Arab Meets: Tunisian electronic producer Ammar 808, whose new album blends the pulsating sounds of the Maghreb and south India.

Beijing claims to have improved life in the northwestern region but human rights groups and Western countries say at least a million are held captive in 'concentration camps'.

Syria Insight: Fears of Covid-19 outbreak in northern Syria

Paul McLoughlin

Syria Insight: Fears of Covid-19 outbreak in northern Syria

Northeast and northwest Syria are witnessing alarming rises in Covid-19 cases, with fears that the situation could get worse this winter.

President Macron told Hezbollah MP 'prove you are Lebanese'

The New Arab Staff

President Macron told Hezbollah MP 'prove you are Lebanese'

The French president reportedly met the Hezbollah official last month.

Trump revives racist 'birther' conspiracy theory for Kamala Harris

Mobashra Tazamal

Trump revives racist 'birther' conspiracy theory for Kamala Harris

Comment: Just as they did for Obama, Republicans and right-wing media will level their attacks not against Harris's policy positions, but ...

Yousra Samir Imran

Imperialism, patriarchy and the history of Palestinian LGBTQ activism

The New Arab Meets: Palestinian scholar Dr. Sa'ed Atshan to discuss his new book 'Queer Palestine and the Empire of Critique'.

Fawzi Bakeer

Tania Palaiologou and 'Landscape in the Mist'

More than thirty years on, Greek actress Tania Palaiologou reflects on filming 'Landscape in the Mist' with legendary filmmaker Theo ...

Jan-Peter Westad

Iyad el-Baghdadi: The pro-democracy activist taking on Arab autocrats

The New Arab Meets: Iyad el-Baghdadi, who rose to prominence during the Arab Spring as a ...

Ramona Wadi

Palestinian novelist Huzama Habayeb on literature, memory and displacement

The New Arab Meets: Huzama Habayeb, an award-winning Palestinian novelist who explores the ...

Tunisia interior minister named as <em>new</em> PM

The New Arab Staff & Agencies

Tunisia interior minister named as new PM

As well as being interior minister in the outgoing government, Mechichi has been a counsellor to the Tunisian President.

The New Arab Staff

US threatens UAE with sanctions over normalisation with Syria

James Jeffrey said that UAE's normalisation bid with the Assad regime was 'a bad idea', signalling that Emirati businesses will be hit ...

Israel, Saudis 'hold talks' on Turkish influence in Jerusalem

The New Arab

Israel, Saudis 'hold talks' on Turkish influence in Jerusalem

Saudi Arabia, Israel and Jordan are working together in a bid to repel Turkey's growing influence in Jerusalem, an Israeli newspaper revealed.

Israel tried to save Sudan diplomat diagnosed with coronavirus

The New Arab

Israel tried to save Sudan diplomat diagnosed with coronavirus

Israeli doctors were reportedly flown out to Sudan in an attempt to treat a Sudan diplomat for Covid-19, who died as a result of the ...

Key Biden adviser offers little hope for Palestinians

Mitchell Plitnick

Key Biden adviser offers little hope for Palestinians

Comment: Biden and his adviser Blinken are insisting that Palestinians accept the Israeli view, writes Mitchell Plitnick.

Falastin: Sami Tamimi's love letter to Palestinian food

Elias Jahshan

Falastin: Sami Tamimi's love letter to Palestinian food

The New Arab Meets: Sami Tamimi to talk about his new cookbook Falastin, a love letter to ...

Yousif Nur

TootArd: Trailblazing fusion music from the occupied Golan Heights

The New Arab Meets: Musical sensation TootArd, an inventive ensemble from the occupied Golan Heights whose sound fuses desert blues, ska and all-out psychedelic rock.

The New Arab

HRW urges Iraq domestic violence law after horrific death

The husband of a woman who died of severe burn wounds has been arrested but Iraqi authorities need to do more to prevent domestic ...

The New Arab

How the LGBT+ community is coping with the Coronavirus

Our podcast bringing you compelling stories from the Middle East, North Africa, Asia and beyond. In this episode we bring to light ...

Yousif Nur

Tamikrest: Desert blues in the longing for Tuareg freedom

The New Arab Meets: Saharan desert blues band Tamikrest, whose fifth album Tamotaït offers songs of freedom ...

A.M. Dassu: <em>The</em> Muslim children's author fighting for representation

Narjas Zatat

A.M. Dassu: The Muslim children's author fighting for representation

The New Arab Meets: British author A.M. Dassu, who seeks to show Muslim children that they, too, can see ...

Narjas Zatat

Books by Muslim authors every child should be reading

From teenage novels to stories for younger readers, here are a few books by Muslim authors children should be reading right now.

Palestinian musician Kamilya Jubran on 'Wa', her <em>new</em> album

Yousif Nur

Palestinian musician Kamilya Jubran on 'Wa', her new album

The New Arab meets: Singer-songwriter Kamilya Jubran, whose work has been deeply intertwined with ...

Five women killed in shelling near Tripoli

The New Arab & agencies

Five women killed in shelling near Tripoli

Mortar shells hit civilian houses in Libya's capital Tripoli, killing five woman and wounding five others, including a child.

Waqas Ahmed: <em>The</em> Muslim renaissance man championing human versatility

Sadek Hamid

Waqas Ahmed: The Muslim renaissance man championing human versatility

The New Arab Meets: Author Waqas Ahmed, whose new book champions the power of human ...

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