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The 'I am Mohammed Saleem' campaign, launched by British Muslim activist Maz Saleem, invites people to share their own lived experiences of Islamophobia and support by posting videos and testimonials.

In-depth: With Palestinian legislative elections fast approaching, Israel has ramped up measures to sabotage the vote.

JNF moves towards approval for West Bank land purchases

The New Arab Staff

JNF moves towards approval for West Bank land purchases

Israel's Jewish National Fund's executive committee has approved a proposal to allow the buying of West Bank lands, leaving just one more hurdle before the policy goes into effect.

'Release journalists' sentenced to death by Houthis, colleagues demand

The New Arab Staff

'Release journalists' sentenced to death by Houthis, colleagues demand

Four Yemeni journalists have been sentenced to death by the Houthis.

Iraq charges five policemen following deadly suppression of protests

The New Arab Staff

Iraq charges five policemen following deadly suppression of protests

An Iraqi investigative committee has charged five policemen with unauthorised use of deadly force against protesters in Nasiriyah in February ...

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 & Agencies

Hamas launches 'Jerusalem Is Our Promise' election list

Hamas has submitted its candidate list for May's Palestinian elections amid Israeli targeting of its leaders.

The New Arab Staff & Agencies

Stranded in Turkey, professor seeks return to France

Tuna Altinel's colleagues view the 55-year-old as another victim of a crackdown against academia and Kurdish causes that gathered force after ...

Jonathan Fenton-Harvey

How diaspora activism lives on after the Arab Spring

In-depth: A decade after the Arab Spring, exiled activists have not given up hope, with groups and individuals working to bring justice and ...

Israel's Sa'ar slams rival Bennett on final election day

The New Arab Staff

Israel's Sa'ar slams rival Bennett on final election day

Gideon Sa’ar has accused Naftali Bennett of forming an alliance with Benjamin Netanyahu, on the final day of campaigning for the ...

The New Arab Staff

UK local council changes names in solidarity with Uighurs

The local council of the London area of Tower Hamlets will change names of roads and buildings in solidarity with Uighur Muslims and other ...

US won't recognise Syria presidency vote unless UN involved

The New Arab Staff & Agencies

US won't recognise Syria presidency vote unless UN involved

The legitimacy of Syrian dictator Bashar Al-Assad's presidency will not be recognised by the US unless voting is supervised by the UN.

The Iraq Report: Killings, abductions rise after Pope's visit

The New Arab

The Iraq Report: Killings, abductions rise after Pope's visit

In the days following Pope Francis' visit, two high profile abductions and killings of activists and dissidents' family members brought Iraq's ...

Palestine solidarity alive and well this Israeli Apartheid Week

Kamel Hawwash

Palestine solidarity alive and well this Israeli Apartheid Week

Comment: This year, Israeli Apartheid Week activists explore Palestinian solidarity through the lens of anti-racism, despite ongoing efforts to ...

Palestinian factions agree to electoral code of conduct

The New Arab Staff & Agencies

Palestinian factions agree to electoral code of conduct

Fatah and Hamas agreed to a code of conduct to ensure transparency and integrity in upcoming elections.

The New Arab Staff

Pakistani Nobel laureate Malala Yousafzai signs Apple TV deal

Education activists Malala Yousafzai has signed a deal to produces dramas and documentaries for Apple TV+ that focus on women’s issues.

The New Arab Staff

UK Labour Party slammed over hiring of Israeli ex-spy

Lawyers acting for a British-Palestinian activist have complained to the Labour Party after it hired a former member of a controversial Israeli ...

The New Arab Staff & Agencies

Saudi activist in court for first time since release

In her first court appearance since her provisional release, Saudi activist Loujain Al-Hathloul appealed restrictions including a five-year ...

Repression fails to stamp out Arab activism: Amnesty

The New Arab Staff

Repression fails to stamp out Arab activism: Amnesty

Despite the challenges, human rights defenders across the Middle East and North Africa are continuing their battle for civil rights in the face ...

Sofia Nitti

Civilians in the crossfire: Turkey's fight against the PKK

In-depth: Turkey has relaunched military operations in northern Iraq to target PKK fighters. Sofia Nitti reports from the autonomous Kurdistan ...

Nuclear issue key as Iran readies for Rouhani replacement

Nuclear issue key as Iran readies for Rouhani replacement

"Rouhani has every interest in a diplomatic victory to polish the end of his mandate."

Saudi travel bans stir unease as detainees released

The New Arab Staff & Agencies

Saudi travel bans stir unease as detainees released

Despite being freed from prison, former detainees like Loujain Al-Hathloul, still have strict travel bans imposed on them, restricting her ...

Saudi Arabia opens military recruitment to women

The New Arab Staff

Saudi Arabia opens military recruitment to women

The move comes as rights groups continue to urge Riyadh to release all imprisoned women's rights activists.

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