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

The US House of Representatives voted to ban imports from China's Xinjiang region over reports of forced Uighur labour.

Friedman's 'Mrs Israel, Mr Emirates affair' analogy sparks mockery

The New Arab Staff

Friedman's 'Mrs Israel, Mr Emirates affair' analogy sparks mockery

Thomas Friedman's latest take on Middle Eastern affairs has not gone down well.

Trump 'wanted to kill Assad' after Syria chemical attack

The New Arab Staff

Trump 'wanted to kill Assad' after Syria chemical attack

Trump had earlier denied reports that he planned to assassinate the Syrian leader.

Northern Ireland militant group forged ties with Hezbollah: report

The New Arab Staff

Northern Ireland militant group forged ties with Hezbollah: report

A group of Republican militants in Northern Ireland visited Lebanon's Hezbollah in 2018 and is suspected to have forged ties to import weapons, ...

The New Arab Staff

Netanyahu showed Trump fake video of Abbas supporting child-murder

A new book by veteran US journalist Bob Woodward says that Israeli Prime Minister Netanyahu showed Trump a doctored video of Palestinian President Abbas calling for the murder of children

Assia Belgacem

The Wolf of Baghdad: Memoir of a Lost Homeland

Book Club: Carol Isaacs's stunning graphic novel is a vivid journey into the history of Iraq's Jewish community.

The New Arab Staff & Agencies

'I saved his a**', Trump boasts saving MbS

US President Donald Trump claimed he saved Mohammed bin Salman after the murder of journalist Jamal Khashoggi.

The New Arab Staff

Far-right group holds illegal Quran burning demonstration in Sweden

Further anti-Islam protests are planned to take place in Sweden this weekend.

Normalisation with Israel would betray Sudan's refugees

Suraya Dadoo

Normalisation with Israel would betray Sudan's refugees

Comment: As Sudan seeks to appease Washington through normalising ties with Israel, any such deal would be betray its own people as well as ...

The New Arab Staff & Agencies

Arab artists boycott UAE after Israel deal

A number of Arab artists have withdrawn from Emirati-run exhibitions and competitions in opposition to last month's agreement to normalise ties ...

The Beauty of Your Face by Sahar Mustafah

Aisha Yusuff

The Beauty of Your Face by Sahar Mustafah

Book Club: A Palestinian-American woman wrestles with faith, loss, and identity before coming face-to-face with a school shooter in ...

Israel-UAE 'peace plane' leaves suffering Gazans behind

Ramona Wadi

Israel-UAE 'peace plane' leaves suffering Gazans behind

Comment: As the Israeli-UAE 'peace' agreement takes centre stage, it deflects from a renewed siege on Gaza and the UN's failure to address ...

The standing monuments of American apartheid

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 ...

Riot in Sweden after anti-Muslim Danish leader banned

The New Arab Staff & Agencies

Riot in Sweden after anti-Muslim Danish leader banned

Hundreds took part in protests in Malmo following a quran-burning rally which a Danish far-right politician was banned from attending

The New Arab Staff & Agencies

Islamophobic Danish leader banned from Sweden

Rasmus Paludan has been banned from Sweden for two years.

Sophia Akram

Asylum for Sale: The intersection of capitalism and migration

Book Club: Through essays, artwork, and photographs, this explosive new book documents the global asylum regime as an industry ...

The New Arab Staff & Agencies

US offers $5m reward for Americans kidnapped in Afghanistan

Washington on Wednesday said it would offer up millions for information on the whereabouts of two Americans kidnapped in Afghanistan.

The New Arab Staff

Father of police shooting victim Jacob Blake recites Quran

A clip of the father of Wisconsin man Jacob Blake reciting part of the Quran has gone viral.

Between the lines: Egypt's censorship crackdown targets <em>book</em> translations

Horriya Marzouk

Between the lines: Egypt's censorship crackdown targets book translations

Egypt's top translation institution has barred foreign books that criticise religion or violate social values, with fears it could extend to ...

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 ...

Trump's sister slams US president as 'cruel', 'liar'

The New Arab Staff & Agencies

Trump's sister slams US president as 'cruel', 'liar'

Maryanne Trump Barry, a former federal judge, slammed her brother as 'cruel' and 'a liar'.

'Cultivating settlements': Israel's colonial expansion rebranded

Ramona Wadi

'Cultivating settlements': Israel's colonial expansion rebranded

Comment: Dropping the term 'annexation' will make it easier for Israel to continue its colonial project without being reprimanded by the ...

Imperialism, patriarchy and the history of Palestinian LGBTQ activism

Yousra Samir Imran

Imperialism, patriarchy and the history of Palestinian LGBTQ activism

The New Arab Meets: Palestinian scholar Dr. Sa'ed Atshan to discuss his new book 'Queer Palestine and the Empire of Critique'.

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