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A report commissioned by France has recommended that Paris dedicate more resources towards recognising and educating about its role in Algeria.

A spokesman for the Muslim Brotherhood has predicted that Egypt will witness an uprising against the practices of President Abdel Fattah Al-Sisi.

The racist legacy of outgoing <em>US</em> President Donald Trump

Narjas Zatat

The racist legacy of outgoing US President Donald Trump

It is Donald Trump's last official day as President of the United States, and his departure is a good time to look back on his problematic legacy.

Jordan becomes first country to vaccinate refugees

The New Arab Staff

Jordan becomes first country to vaccinate refugees

Jordan has vaccinated its first refugee and intends to include all those living in the country in its vaccine programme.

Kuwait government resigns one month after formation

The New Arab Staff & Agencies

Kuwait government resigns one month after formation

Kuwait's government has been subject to bitter disagreements, leading to its fall on Tuesday.

The New Arab Staff & Agencies

Discontent remains 10 years after Tunisia's Arab Spring protests

While Tunisia - unlike most of its regional neighbours - has kept the candle of a fragile democracy burning, widespread popular discontent is now driving many to leave.

The New Arab Staff & Agencies

Warnock, Ossoff win in Georgia, handing Democrats Senate control

Democrats won both Georgia Senate seats, and with them, the US Senate majority.

The New Arab Staff & Agencies

Protesters swarm to Capitol, halt session on Biden victory

Supporters of President Donald Trump stormed the US Capitol, forcing a halt to congressional deliberations over Joe Biden's Electoral ...

The New Arab Staff & Agencies

Raphael Warnock becomes first Black senator in Georgia state

Raphael Warnock won one of Georgia’s two Senate runoffs Wednesday, becoming the first Black senator in his state’s history

End of the rift? The Gulf crisis explained

The New Arab Staff

End of the rift? The Gulf crisis explained

The Gulf crisis has seen three years of ruptured relations among GCC nations but that could be about to change.

The New Arab Staff & Agencies

Algerian jailed for 3 years for political protest memes

Another Algerian has been jailed as Tebboune's government continues its crackdown on free speech.

Dozen <em>US</em> senators plan to oppose Biden certification

The New Arab Staff & Agencies

Dozen US senators plan to oppose Biden certification

Despite dozens of court rulings and officials finding no widespread voting problems, Ted Cruz is leading a team of senators desperate to derail ...

India's Assam state passes bill banning Islamic schools

Kamal Afzali

India's Assam state passes bill banning Islamic schools

The bill in Assam, home to India's notorious detention camps, replaces existing acts which legislated funding and support for Madrasas as part ...

The New Arab's Most Important Stories from <em>2020</em>

The New Arab Staff

The New Arab's Most Important Stories from 2020

A retrospective of our coverage of 2020's leading stories

Israel's Gantz vows to fight in election

The New Arab Staff & Agencies

Israel's Gantz vows to fight in election

It will be the fourth time in less than two years that Gantz seeks to unseat Benjamin Netanyahu, the country's longest serving prime minister.

Yara Hawari

Palestine in 2020: Reflections on a turbulent year

Against the backdrop of the Covid-19 pandemic, 2020 saw the further erosion of Palestinian rights.

Mitchell Plitnick

Bibi's new election foe poses challenge to Biden

With Sa'ar leading the charge against Netanyahu, it is certain that the Biden administration will face a very hardline Israeli government, ...

The New Arab Staff & Agencies

US blames Iran for 'Enemies of the People' website

A website reportedly created to sow discord and division in the US during the presidential elections may be been created by ...

The New Arab Staff & Agencies

Labor Party head resigns

Amir Peretz has announced that he will be stepping down as leader of the Labor Party, just as the country heads to its fourth election in two ...

Why rumours of a Biden-Erdogan showdown are greatly exaggerated

Alex Kassidiaris

Why rumours of a Biden-Erdogan showdown are greatly exaggerated

Analysis: Despite assumptions that Biden will pursue a more aggressive policy towards Turkey, Ankara could re-emerge as an invaluable ally for ...

The New Arab Staff & Agencies

Israel parliament dissolves, sparking fourth election in two years

The coalition led by Benjamin Netanyahu and his former election rival, Benny Gantz, had been inching towards collapse for weeks, undermined by ...

Israel appears set for fourth election in two years

The New Arab Staff & Agencies

Israel appears set for fourth election in two years

Israeli lawmakers on Tuesday rejected a last-ditch effort to salvage the fractured ruling coalition, setting the groundworks for the fourth ...

Jerusalem has room for a Palestinian capital, Gantz says

The New Arab Staff

Jerusalem has room for a Palestinian capital, Gantz says

Jerusalem will remain Israel's 'undivided capital' but there will be a 'place for a Palestinian capital', Benny Gantz said.

Arab protest and erratic statehood: Part I

Rami G. Khouri

Arab protest and erratic statehood: Part I

Comment: Rami Khouri reflects on a decade of Arab uprisings that saw unprecedented protest and the slow birth of a new Arab citizen, but also ...

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