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Comment: The abuses Trump's agents have perpetrated on protesters in Portland were already painfully routine among immigrants and Muslim Americans, writes Imrul Islam.

Once Upon a Time in Iraq is a gripping but fragmented portrayal of a nation torn apart by war.

US urging Israeli land transfers to 'offset' annexation: report

The New Arab Staff

US urging Israeli land transfers to 'offset' annexation: report

In return for annexing Palestinian territories, Israel could transfer other lands to PA control, US negotiators have reportedly suggested.

Saudi Arabia's erasure of its Ottoman history will backfire

Muhammed Nafih Wafy

Saudi Arabia's erasure of its Ottoman history will backfire

Comment: Saudi Arabia is distancing itself from its Ottoman past to fuel its rivalry with Turkey, whipping up jingoistic sentiments, and ...

Palestinians in Israel call for stricter Ramadan coronavirus restrictions

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Palestinians in Israel call for stricter Ramadan coronavirus restrictions

Some Palestinian leaders have endorsed a call for stricter coronavirus measures during the Muslim holy month.

Ben Lynfield

Palestinian-Israelis beat Netanyahu, delivering stunning results for Arab List

In-depth: Thanks to political unity and huge turnout, the Arab Joint List achieved stunning results in Israel's latest election, denying right-wing PM Netanyahu a majority, writes Ben Lynfield from Jerusalem

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Palestinian-Israeli politician attacks Trump plan in election bid

Palestinian-Israeli party leader Ayman Odeh is using his platform to speak out against Donald Trump's controversial Middle East plan.

Carmen Geha

The Lebanese revolution is totally winning, and here's why

Comment: Carmen Geha makes the unpopular case for an uncommon sentiment: The Lebanese revolution is totally winning.

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Trump's 'apartheid' plan could spell land transfer for Palestinian-Israelis

Most Palestinian citizens of Israel have spoken out against land transfers.

Islamist militia hack 23 civilians to death in DRC

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Islamist militia hack 23 civilians to death in DRC

Militia fighters from the Allied Democratic Forces (ADF) carried out the horrific attack on a village in DRC's restive eastern region of Beni on ...

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Eight IS members killed in clashes with Iraqi forces

Eight members of IS have been killed in clashes with Iraqi security forces near Samarra in northern Iraq after a double IS suicide bombing ...

Israel police probe 'hate crime' following anti-Palestinian vandal attacks

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Israel police probe 'hate crime' following anti-Palestinian vandal attacks

Israeli police are investigating an alleged 'price tag' attack on a Palestinian town in which cars were attacked and buildings emblazoned with ...

Lebanon's Ponzi-scheme economy is broken. Protesters want a solution

Federica Marsi

Lebanon's Ponzi-scheme economy is broken. Protesters want a solution

Dispatch: Lebanon's already crippled economy has plunged into crisis amid widespread protests in the country. Protesters want a radical solution

Sumud: Palestinians' form of steadfastness continues to grow stronger

Yousef Alhelou

Sumud: Palestinians' form of steadfastness continues to grow stronger

There is no denying that despair and frustration is high among Palestinians living under decades of Israeli occupation, but many still have hope ...

Trump says Islamic State leader 'died like a dog'

The New Arab

Trump says Islamic State leader 'died like a dog'

Baghdadi killed himself and three of his children with a suicide vest as US special operations forces approached his position, the US president ...

The New Arab

Islamic State leader 'killed himself' during US raid

Abu Bakr al-Baghdadi reportedly committed suicide during a US military raid in Syria's Idlib region, US media reported.

The New Arab

'Israeli settler' launched campaign for Palestinians to boycott elections

A right-wing Israeli settler targeted Palestinian areas of Israel with a $70,000 campaign to suppress the Arab vote in April's elections, a new ...

The New Arab & agencies

Egypt FM in Sudan to kick off 'new' ties

Egypt's foreign minister has travelled to neighbouring Sudan to kick of a 'new start' with the country's transitional government.

Giorgio Cafiero and Daniel Wagner

Burkina Faso: Islamic State and Al-Qaeda's new sanctuary

Comment: Porous borders, extreme poverty and easily available weaponry help make Burkina Faso an ideal refuge for Islamic State, write Giorgio ...

At Mecca meetings, Riyadh will only get 'verbal solidarity'

Imad K. Harb

At Mecca meetings, Riyadh will only get 'verbal solidarity'

Analysis: Given GCC disunity and lack of readiness among Arab League states, it is doubtful that the emergency meetings will satisfy Saudi ...

The New Arab

IS chief Baghdadi threatens revenge attacks following defeat

In the first video of Abu Bakr al-Baghdadi, the Islamic State chief acknowledged recent defeats but vowed to launch "revenge" attacks.

IS chief appears for first time in five years

The New Arab

IS chief appears for first time in five years

Abu Bakr al-Baghdadi, who has been announced dead on several occasions, has appeared for the first time in five years in a new propaganda video ...

Tunisia's queer festival makes proud comeback

Alessandra Bajec

Tunisia's queer festival makes proud comeback

The Mawjoudin Queer Film Festival is a ground-breaking event promoting queer culture in a country where homosexuality continues to be ...

Exclusive: US warplanes drop $25-million reward leaflets for Baghdadi

The New Arab

Exclusive: US warplanes drop $25-million reward leaflets for Baghdadi

US warplanes dropped leaflets over Iraq offering reward of $25 million in return for information that would lead to the capture or killing of ...

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