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Duncan wrote in his memoir 'In The Thick of It: The private diaries of a minister' that the Conservative Friends of Israel has pushed Britain to adopt pro-Israel policies.

The plans would drastically slash aid to war-torn and poverty-stricken countries in the Middle East and Africa

Grenfell: A united community through the love of food

Zainab Mehdi

Grenfell: A united community through the love of food

After the Grenfell fire tragedy, the local community came together in many different ways including through the love of food, where witnesses and survivors could provide support to one another.

Brexit becomes reality as UK quits EU single market

The New Arab Staff & Agencies

Brexit becomes reality as UK quits EU single market

While the EU tariff- and quota-free trade deal averted potential business chaos in the immediate future, the divorce will play out in many ...

British lawmakers approve post-Brexit trade deal with EU

The New Arab Staff & Agencies

British lawmakers approve post-Brexit trade deal with EU

On the eve of the new year, British lawmakers finally agreed on a Brexit deal.

Malia Bouattia

France and UK play blame game over migrant deaths

Comment: A racist Tory government is doing everything it can to worsen conditions for asylum seekers and refugees. This death is on their hands, writes Malia Bouattia.

Ylenia Gostoli

Domestic workers fall victim to exploitation in lockdown London

The Covid-19 pandemic has left domestic workers for wealthy Gulf families increasingly vulnerable to ill treatment and abuse.

Malia Bouattia

BAME coronavirus inquiry will lack trust of a community

Comment: Trevor Phillips' role in the coronavirus BAME inquiry undermines trust from a community most in need of support, writes Malia Bouattia.

Fahad Ansari

Knee-jerk counter-terror bill won't make the UK any safer

Comment: It's high time the government took a step back, and adopted a more reflective approach to counter-terrorism, writes Fahad Ansari.

Former Tory minister once lobbied Bahrain for oil contract

The New Arab

Former Tory minister once lobbied Bahrain for oil contract

Liam Fox once wrote a letter to the Bahraini crown prince about Petrofac, when the company was being investigated for bribery.

The New Arab & agencies

Britain embarks on new future outside the EU

There were celebrations and tears across the UK as Britain became the first member state to leave the EU.

UK government 'inhumane' for removing protections for child refugees

The New Arab

UK government 'inhumane' for removing protections for child refugees

In one of Boris Johnson's first Brexit amendments, the British government voted down protections for unaccompanied child refugees as a post-EU ...

The 2020 Labour Party leadership contender guide

Imogen Lambert

The 2020 Labour Party leadership contender guide

Where do the Labour leadership contenders stand on Brexit, racism and the Middle East?

British Muslims have an important choice to make

Malia Bouattia

British Muslims have an important choice to make

Comment: As the new decade approaches, Muslims, Jews, people of colour and all marginalised communities must make a conscious choice to unite, ...

Does the UK's 'anti-BDS law' suggest a pro-Israel shift?

Paul McLoughlin

Does the UK's 'anti-BDS law' suggest a pro-Israel shift?

Analysis: Just days after the Conservative Party won another general election, the government has suggested it could implement new anti-BDS ...

The New Arab & agencies

Conservatives win landslide majority in UK 'Brexit election'

With 648 of the 650 results declared on Friday, the Conservatives had 363 seats and the main opposition Labour Party 203.

The New Arab & agencies

Polls open as Britain votes in 'Brexit election'

Up for grabs are all 650 seats in the British parliament, which has been deadlocked since the 2016 referendum on EU membership that saw a narrow ...

The New Arab & agencies

Turkey and Britain speed up fighter jet project

Turkey and the UK will work on a jet fighter project.

Sam Hamad

The election merry-go-round: Labour anti-Semitism and Tory Islamophobia

Comment: Countering accusations of Islamophobia with others of anti-Semitism reduces the much-needed politics of anti-racism to the sleazy ...

Yemen in Focus: UAE wants its Aden power-station back

Sana Uqba

Yemen in Focus: UAE wants its Aden power-station back

This week we look at a bizarre move by the UAE in Aden, the end of its Red Crescent programme, Houthi execution and a five-year siege of Taiz.

The New Arab

Houthi court issues 'subpoena' for Trump, Obama and MbS

A Houthi court has summoned prominent figures such as Donald Trump and Saudi Arabia's Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman.

Thousands protest across UK against Boris Johnson's parliament shutdown

The New Arab & agencies

Thousands protest across UK against Boris Johnson's parliament shutdown

In the biggest demonstration, thousands of whistle-blowing, drum-banging people gathered raucously outside the gates of Downing Street in London ...

Will the release of Adrian Darya-1 affect US-UK relations?

Abdulaziz Kilani

Will the release of Adrian Darya-1 affect US-UK relations?

Boris Johnson's government must take a firm position in stopping US pressure from dragging London into any unnecessary conflict with Iran, ...

UK strips IS recruit 'Jihadi Jack' of British citizenship

The New Arab

UK strips IS recruit 'Jihadi Jack' of British citizenship

Jack Letts converted to Islam at the age of 16 and travelled to Syria in 2014. He was later captured by Kurdish YPG forces while fleeing from ...

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