The New Arab Logo

Breaking News

Comment: Without essential workers, our society would collapse. They should use their power to rise up, writes Malia Bouattia.

Comment: The Tories' hostile environment was suspended just long enough to prove another world is possible. Now though, it's back to business, writes Malia Bouattia.

State-led austerity and racism are killing us, not Covid-19

Malia Bouattia

State-led austerity and racism are killing us, not Covid-19

Comment: The government's BAME Covid-19 review is wrong. It's not the ethnicity of a person that puts them at risk, rather the structural oppression they face, writes Malia Bouattia.

BAME coronavirus inquiry will lack trust of a community

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.

Ramadan: Conservative MP fasting to 'share' experience with Muslims

The New Arab

Ramadan: Conservative MP fasting to 'share' experience with Muslims

A Tory MP has announced that he is observing fasting during the month of Ramadan, in an effort to better understand his Muslim constituents.

Malia Bouattia

Coronavirus makes the case for Corbyn's Labour

Comment: In light of the coronavirus pandemic, former Labour leader Corbyn's plans no longer look quite so 'radical', writes Malia Bouattia.

Mat Nashed

Help us fight coronavirus, but don't expect to stay

Comment: After years of anti-migrant legislation, the US and UK are calling on foreign medics, but denying them the rights they deserve, writes ...

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 ...

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 ...

Narjas Zatat

A record number of Muslim MPs in UK parliament

The new MPs in both the Labour Party and the Conservative Party come from a Muslim background, and a few Muslim MPs have kept their seats.

Conservatives win landslide majority in UK 'Brexit election'

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.

British Muslim group requests rights watchdog investigate Tory Islamophobia

The New Arab

British Muslim group requests rights watchdog investigate Tory Islamophobia

Muslim group MEND has lodged an official request with the EHRC to investigate Islamophobia in the Conservative Party which it claims has a ...

The Labour Muslim candidate threatening to unseat Boris Johnson

The New Arab & agencies

The Labour Muslim candidate threatening to unseat Boris Johnson

In the upcoming British elections, PM Boris Johnson is being challenged in his constituency by a 25 year old Labour candidate.

Our NHS is already on life support

Malia Bouattia

Our NHS is already on life support

Comment: Tory plans to inject corporate involvement into healthcare would see Britain's most vulnerable suffer the most, writes Malia Bouattia.

Malia Bouattia

Labour manifesto kisses goodbye to Blair's toxic legacy

Comment: Labour's manifesto isn't perfect, but it presents a foreign policy that learns from past errors, and promises a more peaceful and just future, writes Malia Bouattia.

Asa Winstanley

Labour's 'anti-Semitism crisis' is a manufactured scare campaign

Comment: Jeremy Corbyn has been targeted by an organised smear campaign led by the Israel lobby and Labour's right wing, writes Asa Winstanley.

Ruqaya Izzidien

There's no Islamophobia in the Tory party

Comment: You can't root out something that you view as an attribute, a value and a pre-requisite for becoming prime minister, writes Ruqaya ...

The New Arab

Conservative UK ministers ‘blocked IS orphans’ rescue from Syria

Home secretary Priti Patel was allegedly among cabinet hardliners who deemed children as young as six ‘security concerns’, vetoing the rescue of ...

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

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 ...

Malia Bouattia

What Labour's women can learn from Tlaib and Omar

Comment: Congresswomen Rashida Tlaib and Ilhan Omar's responses to smear campaigns are good examples for Labour's Salma Yaqoob and Zarah ...

Rejecting a toxic Tory Britain

Malia Bouattia

Rejecting a toxic Tory Britain

Comment: It's time to pull the emergency brake on Tory Britain, writes Malia Bouattia.

Don't let Boris' Brexit chaos distract from Tory Islamophobia

Nick McAlpin

Don't let Boris' Brexit chaos distract from Tory Islamophobia

Comment: Britain's Conservative Party is Islamophobic to its core, and is legitimising anti-Muslim hate crimes in Britain, writes Nick McAlpin.

UK wants to spy on your WhatsApp messages

The New Arab

UK wants to spy on your WhatsApp messages

Ministers from the UK, Australia, Canada, New Zealand and the US urged the creation of a 'back door' to end-to-end encrypted messaging apps such ...

Most Popular

Most Popular