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An array of prominent US business executives called for Congress to certify Joe Biden as the new US president, writing that it is time "to move forward."

Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu received a Covid-19 vaccine on Saturday, kicking off a national rollout over the coming days, though it is unclear if Palestinians will receive the jab.

US vote counters keep focused on historic task

The New Arab Staff & Agencies

US vote counters keep focused on historic task

As the world watches the results of the US elections, US vote counters are continuing to focus on making history.

Arab and Muslim candidates take on local US politics

Brooke Anderson

Arab and Muslim candidates take on local US politics

In-depth: Aside from winning their races, Arab and Muslim politicians also have to win over sceptics.

France 'won't give up cartoons' following terror attack

The New Arab Staff & Agencies

France 'won't give up cartoons' following terror attack

Authorities in France said the country won't give up cartoons, as seven people face terror charges for their involvement in the killing of a ...

Paul McLoughlin

'Beating for Beirut': An online concert for Lebanon

Musicians from across the world will take part in an online concert, with the proceeds going to First Aid Renovation to help Beirut residents rebuild their homes.

Farah-Silvana Kanaan

Lebanon's lost generation grapples with a bleak future

Many young Lebanese feel trapped in a disintegrating country where hope is in short supply.

The New Arab Staff & Agencies

ViacomCBS drops Nick Cannon, cites ‘anti-Semitic’ comments

ViacomCBS responded to remarks made by Cannon on a podcast discussing racial bias.

Chanee' Robinson

To end racism, start with America's education system

Comment: We must teach our children about America's black history, and design a curriculum that also encourages black excellence, writes Chanee' ...

Iran's Ahmadinejad defends African Americans with Tupac 'n****' lyrics

The New Arab

Iran's Ahmadinejad defends African Americans with Tupac 'n****' lyrics

Iran's Mahmoud Ahmadinejad on Friday weighed in on the ongoing anti-police brutality protests in the United States by quoting a Tupac song, ...

Mariam Khan

It's time to talk about Ramadan and eating disorders

Muslim women with eating disorders often suffer in silence during Ramadan.

For Ahmaud Arbery's killers, his Blackness was transgression enough

Khaled A. Beydoun

For Ahmaud Arbery's killers, his Blackness was transgression enough

Comment: Gunned down while out for a jog, Ahmaud Arbery's death is a dark reminder of the racism that still permeates America and its justice ...

Two arrested for shooting death of unarmed black jogger

The New Arab & agencies

Two arrested for shooting death of unarmed black jogger

The two men who allegedly shot Ahmaud Arbery, 25, as he jogged through his neighbourhood in Georgia have been arrested.

'Patriotic' Tunisians self-isolate in factory to make masks

The New Arab

'Patriotic' Tunisians self-isolate in factory to make masks

The self-isolating factory workers are producing around 50,000 face masks a day for local healthcare workers.

Turkey sent 500,000 coronavirus test kits to US

The New Arab & agencies

Turkey sent 500,000 coronavirus test kits to US

Turkey's Health Minister Fahrettin Koca said it had sent half a million coronavirus testing kits to the United States.

The New Arab

Middle East basketball fans mourn NBA legend Kobe Bryant

Kobe Bryant's Middle East fans paid tribute to their 'fallen angel'.

The New Arab

Lebanese premier league suspended amid deepening economic crisis

Lebanese sports has been hit hard by a liquidity crisis, forcing the governing bodies of major sports to suspend their seasons.

The New Arab & agencies

Portuguese motorcycle rider killed during Saudi Arabia's Dakar Rally

Paulo Goncalves died in a fall after seventh stage of the gruelling motorsport event, held for the first time in Saudi Arabia.

The New Arab

Arsenal distances itself from Ozil comments on Uighur persecution

Football star Mesut Ozil shared a heartfelt prayer on social media criticising China's treatment of the Uighur Muslim minority.

The NBA should stop whitewashing Chinese crimes against Uighurs

CJ Werleman

The NBA should stop whitewashing Chinese crimes against Uighurs

Comment: In a shameful pursuit of profit, the NBA is curtailing freedom of speech and helping brush Chinese human rights abuses under the rug, ...

Dana Hourany

Laban: Healing Beirut's wounds through art

In a city where 18 religious sects divide its people, politics, streets and even artworks, Laban looks to create what the civil war destroyed: ...

Making waves in Lebanon: The Mediterranean's newest surfing destination

Austin Bodetti

Making waves in Lebanon: The Mediterranean's newest surfing destination

While many know Lebanon as a tourist destination, the Mediterranean country is also becoming a hotspot for surfing.

Real Madrid footballers refuse to work with ‘Mossad’ software

The New Arab

Real Madrid footballers refuse to work with ‘Mossad’ software

Footballers from Spain’s Real Madrid football club have refused to work with a fitness coach because of his use of software developed by Israeli ...

Turkish NBA star's <em>basketball</em> camp cancelled after 'consulate threats'

The New Arab

Turkish NBA star's basketball camp cancelled after 'consulate threats'

Turkish NBA player Enes Kanter says his youth basketball summer camp was cancelled after threats from the Turkish consulate, which ...

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