Breaking News

An Israeli parliamentarian has accused police of beating him up during a protest in East Jerusalem.

A video has surfaced of Israeli police attacking an Israeli lawmaker at a protest against evictions in east Jerusalem.

Whitewashing state racism: 40 years after the Brixton uprising

Malia Bouattia

Whitewashing state racism: 40 years after the Brixton uprising

Comment: Today, just as in the 80s, communities of colour are being driven to protest, only to be met with a government that denies the painfully obvious, writes Malia Bouattia.

Human Rights Watch slams Chad over 'ruthless pre-election crackdown'

The New Arab Staff & Agencies

Human Rights Watch slams Chad over 'ruthless pre-election crackdown'

Human Rights Watch has slammed Chad over its treatment of dissenters as its president, Idriss Deby Itno, seeks a sixth term in office.

Majority of Palestinians want Marwan Barghouti as president: poll

The New Arab Staff

Majority of Palestinians want Marwan Barghouti as president: poll

Jailed activist Marwan Barghouti is the top choice for president among Palestinians.

The New Arab Staff

Jailed Palestinian leader Marwan Barghouti formally enters election race

Marwan Barghouti, who is serving five life sentences in an Israeli prison, will submit an independent list for upcoming legislative elections.

The New Arab Staff & Agencies

Half of Israelis fully vaccinated, Palestinians lag

Human rights groups and some Democratic US lawmakers have called on Israel to offer vaccines to all Palestinians in the territories under ...

The New Arab Staff & Agencies

Deadlock once again after Israeli elections

Israel's fourth general election in two years offered no clear indication on whether Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu or his rivals could form ...

Keira Dignan

Frontex: The EU agency under fire for migrant pushbacks

In-depth: There are mounting allegations of illegal and violent practices by the EU agency Frontex, suggesting the EU's border system is ...

Three million vaccine doses given for two straight days

The New Arab Staff & Agencies

Three million vaccine doses given for two straight days

The United States has for the first time administered more than three million doses of Covid-19 vaccine for two consecutive days, according to ...

The New Arab Staff & Agencies

Turkish Kurds in New Year protest over political repression

Kurdish people in Turkey celebrated the Newroz, associated with protests against the repression of the pro-Kurdish Peoples' Democratic Party.

Thousands protest Turkey's withdrawal from women's treaty

The New Arab Staff & Agencies

Thousands protest Turkey's withdrawal from women's treaty

Protests erupted in Turkey after announcing a decision to withdraw from the world's first binding treaty to prevent and combat violence against ...

Turkey pulls out of treaty protecting women from violence

The New Arab Staff & Agencies

Turkey pulls out of treaty protecting women from violence

News of President Erdogan's decree to abandon a treaty designed to prevent violence against women has sparked anger among rights groups and ...

Turkey arrests man for abusing daughter on TikTok

The New Arab Staff & Agencies

Turkey arrests man for abusing daughter on TikTok

Turkish social services said Tuesday they had taken a child into protective custody and detained a man who abused his daughter for a TikTok ...

Netanyahu eyes vaccine victory as fourth vote approaches

The New Arab Staff & Agencies

Netanyahu eyes vaccine victory as fourth vote approaches

Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu is hoping to win the fourth election in under two years thanks to the efficiency of the Israeli vaccination ...

The New Arab Staff & Agencies

Three Myanmar protesters killed as hundreds defy junta curfew

The junta has deployed increasing use of force against daily protests since the February 1 coup, with more than 70 people killed according to the UN.

The New Arab Staff

British-Iranian academic released from Iran prison recounts 'suicidal thoughts'

Former Iran detainee Kylie Moore-Gilbert has opened up about her harrowing seven-month ordeal in solitary confinement.

The New Arab Staff

Iranians outraged by music video featuring US porn star

Iranians have taken to Twitter to express their anger with a new music video from Sasy Mankan featuring adult film star Alexis Texas.

The New Arab Staff & Agencies

Turkish parliament to probe violence against women

A video on social media purportedly showing a man beating his ex-wife in front of their five-year-old child pushed Turkey to legally ...

Jailed Iranian bodybuilder sews lips to protest prison abuse

The New Arab Staff

Jailed Iranian bodybuilder sews lips to protest prison abuse

Khaled Pirzadeh has been allegedly beaten by Iran's brutal authorities on multiple occasion, leaving him in need of hospital treatment, which he ...

The New Arab Staff

Palestinian Raed Salah held in solitary confinement by Israel

Sheikh Raed Salah is being held in solitary confinement by Israel and denied family visits.

In Sisi's Egypt, even children are political prisoners

Ariane Lavrilleux

In Sisi's Egypt, even children are political prisoners

In-depth: Ten years after the Arab Spring, Sisi rules Egypt with an iron fist. Under the guise of fighting terrorism, civil society has faced an ...

Britain to urge cease-fires to allow COVID-19 deliveries

The New Arab Staff & Agencies

Britain to urge cease-fires to allow COVID-19 deliveries

The UK foreign secretary will call for a ceasefire in all war zones to allow for the delivery of the Covid-19 vaccine.

Calls for firing police officers who 'assaulted' Arab-American teenager

The New Arab Staff

Calls for firing police officers who 'assaulted' Arab-American teenager

CAIR New Jersey has urged the dismissal of two police officers accused of assaulting a teenager.

Most Popular

Most Popular