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In-depth: UCL academics say the IHRA definition does nothing to eradicate anti-Semitism but shuts down debate on Palestine.

Comment: The education secretary has done more than enough to harm UK academia, the last thing we need is a Tory envoy policing free speech, writes Malia Bouattia.

Domestic workers fall victim to exploitation in lockdown London

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.

How to develop a Covid-19 vaccine for all

Mariana Mazzucato and Els Torreele

How to develop a Covid-19 vaccine for all

Comment: Development of a Covid-19 vaccine must ensure the end product is free, and rapidly accessible for everyone, write Mariana Mazzucato and ...

Gulf's use of oxo-biodegradable plastics is toxic for environment

Nadine Sayegh

Gulf's use of oxo-biodegradable plastics is toxic for environment

The UAE, Jordan, Saudi Arabia and Bahrain are allowing the use of plastic that falls under the category of 'oxo-degradable plastic' which poses ...

Sadek Hamid

Claims of racist pseudoscience at Cambridge University

Comment: There's a risk that racist pseudoscience could be used to rationalise policies against minorities in the UK, writes Sadek Hamid.

Otman Aitlkaboud

The misogyny of terror

Comment: Trivialising misogyny's role in terrorism's wider context is dangerous, writes Otman Aitlkaboud.

The New Arab

UK PalSocs call for arms embargo on Israel

Palestine societies at universities across the UK have signed a joint statement condemning Israel's mass killing of protesters and called for an ...

Adama Munu

Somalia's 9/11: World, where's the outrage?

Somalia witnessed one of the most horrific days in its troubled history on Saturday when a bomb exploded in central Mogadishu killing at least ...

BDS' fight against worldwide state repression

Malia Bouattia

BDS' fight against worldwide state repression

Comment: The Israel-boycott movement is gaining strength, and attempts to close down events have only inspired activists to carry on the fight, ...

Robert Cusack

Syrians surprised as Jewish students join Aleppo protest

Syrian protesters in London were initially surprised on Thursday night after members of the Union of Jewish Students joined their gathering in ...

This isn't a refugee crisis, it's a policy crisis

Sophia Akram

This isn't a refugee crisis, it's a policy crisis

Comment: Europe has completely mismanaged its relative 'migration crisis', and created an actual crisis in its wake, writes Sophia Akram

Refugee foil blankets used to create 'new EU flag'

The New Arab

Refugee foil blankets used to create 'new EU flag'

A 'new EU flag' has been created by art students from metallic foil blankets used by refugees in the Greek island of Lesvos.

Qatar donates $4.3 million to Oxford University's Thatcher Scholarship

The New Arab

Qatar donates $4.3 million to Oxford University's Thatcher Scholarship

Qatar has donated $4.3 million to a new "Qatar Thatcher Scholarship" programme at the prestigious Oxford University aimed at funding outstanding ...

New archaeological discovery unearthed in Qatar

The New Arab

New archaeological discovery unearthed in Qatar

A team of archaeologists in Qatar has unearthed the remains of a pearl-fishing village that experts believe could date back 300 years.

Rakib Ehsan

The inconvenient truth behind the UK's debate on immigration

Comment: Immigration is a hot topic in UK politics, exploited by the right-wing fringe to attract popular support.

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