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It has been one year since the protests erupted in Lebanon, and the coronavirus pandemic has paused the movement.

Israeli settlers and forces have been attacking Palestinian olive farmers, in the wake of harvesting season.

Letting go of Lebanon's revolutionary nostalgia

Carmen Geha

Letting go of Lebanon's revolutionary nostalgia

Comment: Lebanon must let go of the symbolism of last year's revolution and accept its current uncertainty in order to create new hope in this dark moment, writes Carmen Geha.

Virtual aid conference to be held for Rohingya refugees

The New Arab Staff

Virtual aid conference to be held for Rohingya refugees

The conference will be co-hosted by the UN, US, and EU to help fund the Rohingya refugees made homeless after Myanmar military massacres.

'God help us' if Trump re-elected, says Palestinian PM

The New Arab Staff & Agencies

'God help us' if Trump re-elected, says Palestinian PM

'If we are going to live another four years with President Trump, God help us, God help you and God help the whole world,' said Mohammad Shtayyeh

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BDS win: Columbia University votes to boycott Israeli companies

Columbia University has become the latest institution to stand with Palestine on Tuesday after voting to divest from companies that do business in Israel.

The New Arab Staff & Agencies

Palestinians losing hope two decades on from second intifada

Two decades after the second Palestinian intifada began, a new generation has grown up while hopes for a Palestinian state and freedom from ...

The New Arab Staff

British police 'may deploy Israeli drones'

Police in the United Kingdom are considering using an Israeli drone which was utilised against Palestinians in the 2014 operation on the ...

Josh Ruebner

The Hundred Years' War on Palestine

Book Club: Rashid Khalidi's masterful book traces a hundred years of colonial war against Palestinians, waged first by the Zionist movement and ...

Four participants withdraw from Israeli documentary festival, citing BDS

The New Arab Staff

Four participants withdraw from Israeli documentary festival, citing BDS

Four participants of Docaviv 2020 have withdrawn themselves and their entries after a campaign by BDS.

Diana Alghoul

UK's Trade Union Congress describes Israeli practices as 'apartheid'

The UK's Trade Union Congress has described Israel as participating in 'apartheid practices' and has urged for a just solution.

Pro-Palestinian activists protest Israel-UAE accords in Washington

The New Arab Staff & Agencies

Pro-Palestinian activists protest Israel-UAE accords in Washington

Activists gathered in Washington to protest recent normalisation efforts with Arab states and Israel in the Middle East.

BDS calls to boycott Nas Daily citing 'normalisation agenda'

The New Arab Staff

BDS calls to boycott Nas Daily citing 'normalisation agenda'

Arab influencers and content creators should boycott the Next Nas Daily training program offered by the famous Arab-Israeli vlogger, BDS said in ...

Palestine-BDS: White House photo-op won't lead to peace

The New Arab Staff

Palestine-BDS: White House photo-op won't lead to peace

Amid Palestinian protests, the BDS campaign called the UAE-Israel agreement a 'cynical deal by corrupt, fanatic Israeli, Emirati, Bahraini and ...

Israel approves nearly 1,000 settler homes in West Bank

The New Arab Staff

Israel approves nearly 1,000 settler homes in West Bank

Israeli authorities have approved 980 new settlements in occupied Bethlehem.

Mitchell Plitnick

Netanyahu's quest for legitimising occupation lures Serbia and Kosovo

Comment: Netanyahu and his right-wing government know full well that states will ultimately act in their own interests, even if it means leaving Palestinians by the wayside, writes Mitchell Plitnick.

The New Arab Staff

'Blood paint' smeared on path of Israel team bus

The protest act came ahead of an evening pro-Palestine demonstration, organised in response to calls to boycott the nations league match between ...

Suraya Dadoo

Stop normalising apartheid: Lessons from South Africa's liberation struggle

Comment: Africa's Frontline States showed what real solidarity looks like, but the Arab world is ignoring the lessons of history, writes Suraya ...

Khaled A. Beydoun

The standing monuments of American apartheid

Comment: America must choose whether to accept or resist Trump's vision that casts protesters, not violent police, as the country's evil ...

Merriam-Webster removes Israel from '<em>apartheid</em>' definition

The New Arab Staff

Merriam-Webster removes Israel from 'apartheid' definition

An example sentence using the phrase 'Israeli apartheid' has been removed from the Merriam-Webster online dictionary following ...

Josh Ruebner

How the West Stole Democracy from the Arabs

Book Club: Elizabeth Thompson chronicles a pivotal moment in modern history when Arab nationalists established a representative democracy - and ...

Local coronavirus outbreak sparks fears for Rohingya camps

The New Arab Staff & Agencies

Local coronavirus outbreak sparks fears for Rohingya camps

The embattled Rohingya Muslim minority expressed fears over a virus outbreak at refugee camps in Myanmar on Sunday, according to reports.

Israel releases prominent Palestinian BDS activist

The New Arab Staff & Agencies

Israel releases prominent Palestinian BDS activist

Israel on Monday released a West Bank leader of the global campaign to boycott the Jewish state, following his arrest last month by Israel's ...

West Bank annexation 'delayed, not cancelled' after UAE-Israel deal

The New Arab Staff

West Bank annexation 'delayed, not cancelled' after UAE-Israel deal

Netanyahu stated Israel's planned annexation of large parts of the West Bank is still on the table despite statements by the US and UAE to the ...

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