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On the 56th anniversary of his death, we must remember the lessons of Malcolm X: To oppose racism and discrimination in all its forms.

Comment: French academia is under attack from an increasingly right-wing government looking to discredit researchers whose findings it considers unpalatable, writes Philippe Marlière.

Palestinian exile and resistance: There Where You Are Not

Ramona Wadi

Palestinian exile and resistance: There Where You Are Not

Book Club: There Where You Are Not offers an incredible glimpse into the experience of history as a Palestinian, and as the "other".

UAE confident stalled F-35 jets sale will go ahead

The New Arab Staff

UAE confident stalled F-35 jets sale will go ahead

The UAE ambassador to Washington is expecting an arms deal worth $23 billion to proceed as planned, despite a review being undertaken ...

Muslim boy, 4, referred to Prevent 'after discussing Fortnite'

The New Arab Staff

Muslim boy, 4, referred to Prevent 'after discussing Fortnite'

The boy – from west-central England – was referred to the Prevent scheme in September 2019 after speaking about a game of Fortnite at an after ...

The New Arab Staff

UK slammed over appointment of 'anti-Muslim' Prevent strategy reviewer

British Muslim groups have described William Shawcross' appointment as a further blow to meaningful progress on the government's anti-radicalisation strategy.

The New Arab Staff & Agencies

Ghosn case haunts Japan a year after shock escape

A year after Japan learned with horror that Carlos Ghosn had jumped bail to become the world's most famous fugitive, the fiasco and its ...

Elias Jahshan

The best books by Arab authors in 2020

Book Club: From fiction to insightful memoirs and social commentary, The New Arab rounds up some of the best books written by Arab ...

The New Arab Staff & Agencies

Obama says his presidency triggered 'deep-seated panic'

Former president Barack Obama says in his upcoming memoir that Donald Trump 'promised an elixir for [the] racial anxiety' of Americans spooked ...

Trump's megadonors will continue to shape hawkish Republican policy

Eli Clifton

Trump's megadonors will continue to shape hawkish Republican policy

Comment: The Adelsons might be done with Trump, but they will continue to form the backbone of the GOP's campaign finance apparatus, warns Eli ...

The New Arab Staff & Agencies

How Trump plowed through $1 billion, losing cash advantage

US President Donald Trump plowed through $1 billion cash through his election campaign.

Bisexual academic claims Oxford fired him 'to appease Saudis'

The New Arab Staff

Bisexual academic claims Oxford fired him 'to appease Saudis'

Dr. Kevin Fogg alleges the Oxford Centre for Islamic Studies dismissed him due to his sexuality.

Lebanese consulate closed after consul general slammed as 'Nazi'

Danya Hajjaji

Lebanese consulate closed after consul general slammed as 'Nazi'

Lebanon's consul general in New York has come under fire after a series of Nazi sympathising comments she allegedly made surfaced on social ...

Egypt highway uproots graves, homes in 'City of Dead'

The New Arab Staff & Agencies

Egypt highway uproots graves, homes in 'City of Dead'

Egypt's ministry of antiquities defended the destruction of the cemetery last month and said "there was no destruction of monuments".

Trump asked China's Xi for re-election help, claims Bolton

The New Arab Staff & Agencies

Trump asked China's Xi for re-election help, claims Bolton

Bolton alleges that Trump's focus on winning a second term was the driving principle of his foreign policy.

Abbad Yahya

A plan to resist Trump’s Deal of the Century

The long read: A new book by Palestinian intellectual Azmi Bishara presents a comprehensive strategy to resist Trump and Netanyahu’s widely condemned ‘Deal of the Century’ overwhelmingly rejected by

Diana Alghoul

Five books on Palestine to read during Covid-19 lockdown

Book Club: From history, culture, to food, fiction and beyond, here are five brilliant books on the theme of Palestine to discover ...

James Snell

MBS: The rise to power of Mohammed bin Salman

Book Club: Ben Hubbard tells the gripping story of how Saudi Arabia's mercurial ruler rose to power - a prince who would be king.

Sumaiyya Naseem

Muslim women writers who are changing the narrative

#IWD2020: For International Women's Day we list some female Muslim writers who are fighting the system back with words by contributing stories ...

Grief, guilt and sisterly bonds: A Pure Heart

Sarah Shaffi

Grief, guilt and sisterly bonds: A Pure Heart

Book Club: Stories about sisters are all the rage these days, and this very relationship is what is explored by Rajia Hassib in her new ...

Tam Hussein

Night Letters: Afghan Islamists who Changed the World

Book Club: Sand's literary skills and nearly a decade of journalism in Afghanistan paired with Qazizai's in-depth knowledge of the ...

The best books by Arab authors in 2019

Elias Jahshan

The best books by Arab authors in 2019

Book Club: The New Arab rounds up some of the best reads written in English by Arab authors this year.

In South Sudan, Israel is sowing seeds of war

Suraya Dadoo

In South Sudan, Israel is sowing seeds of war

Comment: In addition to its brutal military occupation of Palestine, Israel is also supplying the weapons to extend South Sudan's deadly civil ...

The post-2013 Egyptian identity of The <em>Book</em> of Cairo

Mel Plant

The post-2013 Egyptian identity of The Book of Cairo

Book Club: The Book of Cairo is a fantastic exploration of new Egyptian literature and Arab authors in English.

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