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Comment: A brutal regional conflict broke out last November and shows no signs of winding down, writes Alex de Waal.

The harrowing murder of Farah Akbar highlights the systemic issue of gender-based violence in Kuwait.

How Russia could capitalise on Chad's instability

Ruslan Trad

How Russia could capitalise on Chad's instability

Analysis: Uncertainty in Chad following Idriss Deby's sudden death represents an opportunity for Russia to expand its interests in West and Central Africa.

What if they'd been shouting, "Death to the Jews!"?

Dominique Vidal

What if they'd been shouting, "Death to the Jews!"?

Comment: In the wake of Jerusalem's anti-Arab violence, Dominique Vidal questions how the world would react if the shoe were on the other foot.

'The Running Man' from Oldham: Charity fundraiser extraordinaire

Sadek Hamid

'The Running Man' from Oldham: Charity fundraiser extraordinaire

Hailed as a British Muslim inspiration, Sadek Hamid catches up with Afruz Miah, whose impressive fundraising challenges have rightly established ...

Yousra Samir Imran

Sherihan: The return of the Arab world’s Ramadan icon

As Sherihan’s magical performance in Vodafone Egypt’s Ramadan advertisement evoked feelings of nostalgia throughout the Middle East, Yousra Samir Imran reminisces about what the female icon means to the region.

Khaled Diab

How not to make Europe great again

Comment: Politicians promoting a Christian European renaissance do not understand the history of the Renaissance, nor the current position of ...

Delphine Rodrik

How 'indefinite transit' is keeping refugees stuck in limbo

Comment: Even for those refugees evacuated from Libya, many are still living in very dangerous conditions, with long-term uncertainty and ...

Moin Kikhia

All is not well in Libya - what next?

Comment: Libya desperately needs a bottom-up approach that puts communities first, not intervention from an out of touch intelligentsia, writes ...

Syria Insight: Assad begins his re-election campaign

Paul McLoughlin

Syria Insight: Assad begins his re-election campaign

Syrians will go to the polls in presidential elections next month, although the process of choosing a leader has already been decided.

Benjamin Isakhan

What Baghdad hospital fire reveals about Iraq's health system

Comment: For years, the Iraqi state has been too weak to prosecute corruption, and ordinary Iraqis are paying for it with their lives, writes ...

What's fuelling anti-France protests in Pakistan?

Syed Fazl-e-Haider

What's fuelling anti-France protests in Pakistan?

In-depth: The hardline Tehreek-e-Labbaik Pakistan movement has played a key role in fomenting nationwide protests, with Imran Khan's government ...

Culinary solidarity and borderless journeys in 'Ripe Figs'

Rushda Rafeek

Culinary solidarity and borderless journeys in 'Ripe Figs'

Book Club: Yasmin Khan, in her latest gastronomic adventure, unravels how the ongoing migrant crisis has further blurred the culinary boundaries ...

Landmark HRW report challenges Biden to end Israeli apartheid

Josh Ruebner

Landmark HRW report challenges Biden to end Israeli apartheid

Comment: While the Biden administration is unlikely to adopt many of HRW's recommendations, this report charts a new course and establishes the ...

Abbas's Palestinian election theatre

Dalal Yassine

Abbas's Palestinian election theatre

Comment: Abbas, Israel and the US all stand to gain from a postponed or cancelled election. Meanwhile Palestinian self-determination is left ...

Racha Abazied

Goodbye, Michel Kilo

Comment: Racha Abazied remembers Michel Kilo, a key figure in the Syrian opposition who dedicated his life and work to the struggle for democracy in Syria.

Emad Moussa

Boris Johnson's ICC opposition puts Israel above the law

Comment: Without the EU or any kind of substantial opposition, Tory pro-Israel policy has been allowed to run wild, and it's the Palestinians ...

Khaled A. Beydoun

Chauvin's conviction is not a moment of 'racial progress'

Comment: Chauvin's conviction would look more like 'progress' if we could be sure it wasn't a one-off, brought about by circumstance, writes ...

Lawrence Cenk Laws

Turkish tales: A respite from being black in America

Lawrence Cenk Laws explores how - like Baldwin decades earlier - being in Turkey rested his mind and heart from the divisiveness and ...

UK parliament says China is committing genocide against Uighurs

The New Arab Staff

UK parliament says China is committing genocide against Uighurs

The UK parliament has passed a non-binding motion describing China's human rights abuses against Uighurs as genocide amid mounting international ...

Ramona Wadi

Inside the origins and evolution of traditional Palestinian costume

Book Club: Hanan Karaman Munayyer’s latest book explores the history, tradition, and significance of traditional Palestinian costume as a ...

What's keeping Iranians on Clubhouse all night long?

Hossein Derakhshan

What's keeping Iranians on Clubhouse all night long?

Comment: For Iranians tired of one-dimensional 'likes', persistent trolls, and absent audiences, Clubhouse has fostered a new kind of more ...

Big tech's secretive Israeli investments are whitewashing the occupation

Muhammad Shehada

Big tech's secretive Israeli investments are whitewashing the occupation

Comment: In addition to being a security risk, making such generous and unconditional investments in Israel bolsters a delusion of normalcy and ...

Yemen's Mahra: An oasis of calm threatened by instability

Karen Dabrowska

Yemen's Mahra: An oasis of calm threatened by instability

In-depth: Yemen's most isolated province has largely been spared the horrors of war, but it now faces destabilisation due to a geopolitical ...

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