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The New Arab Meets: Blair Imani, the 26-year-old powerhouse balancing authorship and activism in a heavily divided, election-heavy America.

Blair Imani: 'Trump is a danger to Muslims'

Narjas Zatat

Blair Imani: 'Trump is a danger to Muslims'

The New Arab Meets: Blair Imani, the 26-year-old powerhouse balancing authorship and activism in a heavily divided, election-heavy America.

Progressivism, Palestine and the next US president

Florence Dixon

Progressivism, Palestine and the next US president

The New Arab Meets: Palestinian-American scholar Yousef Munayyer to discuss what this election means for the future of pro-Palestinian activism ...

The Arab American Republicans voting for Trump

Yousef H. Alshammari

The Arab American Republicans voting for Trump

In-depth: Over a third of Arab Americans polled say they prefer Donald Trump - an indication that many still gravitate towards the Republican ...

Yousef Munayyer

The progressive vote and the 2020 election

Comment: The rapid growth of the progressive vote in America over the past four years reveals how voting patterns will continue to change in 2020 and beyond, writes Yousef Munayyer.

Yousef H. Alshammari

Young Arab American voters aren't a monolithic bloc

US Election 2020: Sharing a diverse range of social, political and economic concerns, young Arab Americans are dispelling the myth of a ...

Nizar Hassan

Macron's neo-colonial theatrics throw lifeline to Lebanon's corrupt elite

Comment: The 'new contract' Macron proposes for Lebanon will allow corrupt elites to remain in power, while selling the country out to French ...

The New Arab Staff

Azmi Bishara: UAE-Israel deal part of joint regional strategy

Prominent Arab thinker and academic Dr. Azmi Bishara discussed the far reaching consequences of the Israel-UAE normalisation in an exclusive ...

Asylum for Sale: The intersection of <em>capitalism</em> and migration

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 characterised by ...

The New Arab Staff

Azmi Bishara: UAE-Israel deal part of joint regional strategy

Prominent Arab thinker and academic Dr. Azmi Bishara discussed the far reaching consequences of the Israel-UAE normalisation in an exclusive ...

Arrest warrant against top customs official over Lebanon blast

The New Arab Staff & Agencies

Arrest warrant against top customs official over Lebanon blast

A Lebanese judge leading investigations into Beirut's port blast issued a preliminary arrest warrant Monday against customs director-general ...

Lebanese hospitals overwhelmed with coronavirus patients following deadly blast

The New Arab Staff & Agencies

Lebanese hospitals overwhelmed with coronavirus patients following deadly blast

Lebanese health minister Hamad Hassan has warned that hospitals are reaching maximum capacity after being overwhelmed following the deadly ...

US envoy calls for 'transparent, credible' Beirut blast probe

The New Arab Staff & Agencies

US envoy calls for 'transparent, credible' Beirut blast probe

US envoy David Hale called for a thorough and transparent investigation into Beirut's massive explosion.

To pre-empt disaster <em>capitalism</em>, Beirut needs a people-centred recovery

Mona Fawaz

To pre-empt disaster capitalism, Beirut needs a people-centred recovery

To empower residents affected by the Beirut blast to hold on to their neighbourhoods, any recovery should follow a people-first approach, argues ...

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 media.

Gasia Ohanes

'Pivoting East': Will China come to Lebanon’s rescue?

Running quickly out of options as talks over an IMF bailout stall, Lebanon's Hezbollah-backed government says it wants to pivot to China, but ...

Malia Bouattia

Reparations for slavery should be just the beginning

Comment: Reparations are a good starting point, but are no substitute for replacing an economic system built on inequality and exploitation, ...

Majed Abusalama

How Palestine solidarity became a litmus test in Germany

Comment: Germany's attempt to muzzle thinker and philosopher Achille Mbembe on the grounds of anti-semitism amounts to an extension of Israeli ...

A Ramadan like no other

Malia Bouattia

A Ramadan like no other

Comment: Malia Bouattia contemplates what a Ramadan under lockdown can teach us about resistance to injustice, and resilience in times of ...

Azmi Bishara

Coronavirus contemplations: Part II

Comment: In this three-part series, Dr Azmi Bishara takes a deep dive look at how citizens and states have responded to an unprecedented ...

Benny Gantz's betrayal has secured Israel's right-wing future

Nour Odeh

Benny Gantz's betrayal has secured Israel's right-wing future

Unity talks effectively split the Blue and White coalition and ended any semblance of real opposition to Likud, ensuring that Netanyahu will ...

Gentrification and grassroots resistance in Amman's oldest district

Marta Vidal

Gentrification and grassroots resistance in Amman's oldest district

Residents, shop owners and activists are organising themselves to prevent multinational corporations from taking over one of the oldest ...

What the coronavirus outbreak means for Palestinian refugees

Yara Hawari

What the coronavirus outbreak means for Palestinian refugees

Palestinian refugees are among some of the most vulnerable in the Middle East to the coronavirus pandemic.

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