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Kuwait's Union of Consumer Co-operative Societies said 60 of its 69 stores had pulled French-made products, as a movement to boycott French products expands.

Sudanese asylum seekers living in Israel fear being kicked out once ties between the two countries are normalised.

Saudi chain replaces Turkish burger with discounted 'Greek' patty

The New Arab Staff

Saudi chain replaces Turkish burger with discounted 'Greek' patty

As Saudi businesses move to boycott Turkish products, one Saudi fast food chain has decided to get petty over a patty.

Saudi Arabia wages populist campaign against Turkish products

The New Arab Staff & Agencies

Saudi Arabia wages populist campaign against Turkish products

Saudi Arabian supermarkets are taking Turkish products off shelves and branding Turkish food ‘Greek’ amid a government-inspired campaign against ...

French minister 'shocked' over halal supermarket aisles

The New Arab Staff

French minister 'shocked' over halal supermarket aisles

The interior minister linked the presence of halal and kosher supermarket aisles to a failure to integrate in the wake of last week's beheading.

The New Arab Staff & Agencies

Iran gas attack victims say horrors are a warning

Iraq's gas attack on Sardasht, a Kurdish town in northwestern Iran, is considered to be the first time chemical weapons deliberately targeted civilians.

Malia Bouattia

Priti Patel's toxic xenophobia is the real enemy

Comment: The Home Secretary's spectacular lack of humanity towards migrants is obscuring the very real damage her government is doing to the ...

The New Arab & agencies

Coronavirus fallout dampens spirits as Muslims mark major holiday

For Muslims around the world, the Covid-19 pandemic has put a damper on Eid Al-Fitr festivities.

The New Arab

Instagram celebrates birthday of billionaire Syrian regime insider's son

Instagram said Ali Makhlouf’s birthday post, in which he video-called friends on six separate screens, had them 'smiling' - despite him being ...

Pampered Kuwaitis complain about 5-star quarantine centres

The New Arab & agencies

Pampered Kuwaitis complain about 5-star quarantine centres

Kuwaitis have taken to social media to complain that their meat is too fatty and salad is too dry in luxury quarantine centres.

The New Arab

Kim Kardashian faces backlash after calling lahmacun 'Armenian pizza'

Reality star Kim Kardashian provoked a fiery debate on the origins of lahmacun when she described it as 'Armenian pizza' on her Instagram.

Lebanese persevere as country's economy worsens

Nicholas Frakes

Lebanese persevere as country's economy worsens

Lebanon's worsening economy has caused the price of most goods to increase.

Cultural appropriation fail: Palestinians mock Israeli chef's 'beef knafeh'

The New Arab

Cultural appropriation fail: Palestinians mock Israeli chef's 'beef knafeh'

Knafeh has been appropriated by Israeli chefs again -- but this time with beef substituted into the sweet pastry dessert.

Hosni Mubarak: The godfather of Egypt’s corrupt police state

Amr Salahi

Hosni Mubarak: The godfather of Egypt’s corrupt police state

Hosni Mubarak died on Tuesday at the age of 91. His uninspired rule lasted for 29 years and saw the entrenchment of corruption and the ...

Can the defunct Quartet keep Palestinian hopes alive?

James Reinl

Can the defunct Quartet keep Palestinian hopes alive?

Abbas laid out his roadmap for peace with the Israelis, calling for the reinvigoration of a defunct Quartet with new members to broker a deal, ...

Paul McLoughlin

Jordan's cool criticism of the 'Deal of the Century'

Jordan's Wadi Araba peace treaty with Israel is on ice, but rumours it could end are premature.

The New Arab

Top 5 most outrageous 'Deal of the Century' proposals

Despite being rejected by Palestinians already, Trump's 'Deal of the Century' offers a bizarre host of unappealing policies towards land, ...

Diana Alghoul

Arab veganism: Back to roots or copying the West?

It almost seems as though the rise in veganism in the Arab world directly correlates with 'Western influence' – but how true is this?

Elias Jahshan

The Bearded Bakers putting Palestine culture on the map

The New Arab Meets: The Bearded Bakers, a group of hirsute Arab-Australians, aiming to break down the stereotypes of Palestinians through ...

Palestinian-Syrian refugee stranded in airport transit zone

The New Arab

Palestinian-Syrian refugee stranded in airport transit zone

Mohamed Ajlani Younis has been stuck in Istanbul airport, at risk of deportation, for more than six weeks.

Sami Rahman

Ramadan with young kids: How to cope

Caring for children during Ramadan can be both daunting and rewarding. Here are some tips on making those long days of fasting, while raising ...

IS members funded through 'VAT scam' by Spanish cell

The New Arab

IS members funded through 'VAT scam' by Spanish cell

Large-scale VAT fraud in Denmark earned a Spanish extremist cell millions of dollars that were used to send members to join the Islamic State ...

Why #VeganRamadan is more than just eating vegan food

Diana Alghoul

Why #VeganRamadan is more than just eating vegan food

We've been blessed with another Ramadan. Welcome to the beginning of our guide for a healthy, plant based holy month.

Two brothers fight unemployment in Gaza with knafeh

The New Arab

Two brothers fight unemployment in Gaza with knafeh

To avoid joining the unemployment queues with many others in Gaza, brothers Muhammad and Karam set up a Palestinian dessert business from inside ...

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