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Book Club: Sonia Nimr's fantastical story reads like a series of folktales in which the circles of life come together when the struggle is abandoned.

The New Arab Meets: Palestinian singer-songwriter and multi-instrumentalist Rasha Nahas, to talk more about the release of her highly anticipated debut album Desert.

<em>New</em> Rohingya refugee island is not what it seems

Anu Shukla

New Rohingya refugee island is not what it seems

Bhasan Char may be more 'comfortable' than the mainland, but for some it is nothing more than a deceptive facade making survival a life or death situation, writes Anu Shukla.

Netanyahu urges Biden to 'strengthen' US-Israel alliance

The New Arab Staff & Agencies

Netanyahu urges Biden to 'strengthen' US-Israel alliance

Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu called on new US President Joe Biden to "strengthen" the two countries' alliance.

Dubai, party haven amid pandemic, faces its biggest surge

The New Arab Staff & Agencies

Dubai, party haven amid pandemic, faces its biggest surge

Dubai has promoted itself as the ideal pandemic vacation spot. It cannot afford otherwise, analysts say, as the virus shakes ...

Sumaiyya Naseem

Against the Loveless World by Susan Abulhawa

Book Club: Susan Abulhawa's award-winning third novel is a compelling and emotive contemplation of the Palestinian struggle.

Gia Noortas and Hiba Rahim

There is nothing funny about the racism in Borat

Comment: Sacha Baron Cohen's Borat character is as xenophobic and offensive today as he was in 2005. He should be shunned by Hollywood, write ...

Sana Uqba

Yemen in Focus: UAE-backed STC 'violating rights in Socotra'

This week we focus on rights violations in Socotra, a US admission to civilian casualties and Yemen's at-risk heritage.

Ella Linskens

Everything you wanted to know about Arab-American voting intentions

The New Arab Meets: Arab American Institute Executive Director Maya Berry to discuss her ...

Polls open for Algerian constitutional referendum amid Hirak boycott

The New Arab Staff & Agencies

Polls open for Algerian constitutional referendum amid Hirak boycott

Voting has begun in a referendum to decide on a new constitution which observers say will bring little change to Algeria, amid a ...

Mobashra Tazamal

In Trump's America, Muslims feel the impact of Islamophobia

The New Arab Meets: CAIR National Executive Director Nihad Awad to discuss the Muslim community's ...

In protest stronghold, Algerians divided over constitutional vote

The New Arab Staff & Agencies

In protest stronghold, Algerians divided over constitutional vote

Many Algerians are torn over whether to vote in a contentious constitutional referendum this week.

Blair Imani: 'Donald Trump is a danger to Muslims'

Narjas Zatat

Blair Imani: 'Donald Trump is a danger to Muslims'

The New Arab Meets: Blair Imani, the 26-year-old powerhouse balancing authorship and activism in a ...

Blair Imani: 'Trump is a danger to Muslims'

Narjas Zatat

Blair Imani: 'Trump is a danger to Muslims'

The New Arab Meets: Blair Imani, the 26-year-old powerhouse balancing authorship and activism in a ...

Progressivism, Palestine and <em>the</em> next US president

Florence Dixon

Progressivism, Palestine and the next US president

The New Arab Meets: Palestinian-American scholar Yousef Munayyer to discuss what this election means for ...

The New Arab Staff & Agencies

Jordan king names his policy adviser country's new PM

New Jordanian Prime Minister Bishr al-Khasawneh will oversee parliamentary elections November 10.

The New Arab Staff

BDS win: Columbia University votes to boycott Israeli companies

Columbia University has become the latest institution to stand with Palestine on Tuesday after voting to divest from companies that do ...

Yousif Nur

Ammar 808: Tunisia's sonic mastermind returns with fusion electronica

The New Arab Meets: Tunisian electronic producer Ammar 808, whose new album blends the ...

The New Arab Staff & Agencies

China hails Xinjiang 'jobs success' as condemnation mounts

Beijing claims to have improved life in the northwestern region but human rights groups and Western countries say at least a million ...

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 ...

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 ...

Imperialism, patriarchy and <em>the</em> history of Palestinian LGBTQ activism

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 ...

Tania Palaiologou and 'Landscape in <em>the</em> Mist'

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 ...

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