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The policy change was announced in a statement by Immigration and Customs Enforcement (ICE).

Trump's pick for the National Security Education Board has been widely panned by critics who say Sebastian Gorka is a white nationalist with little relevant experience for the role

US: International students whose classes move online risk deportation

The New Arab Staff & Agencies

US: International students whose classes move online risk deportation

The US said it would not allow foreign students to remain in the country if all of their classes are moved online in the fall because of the coronavirus crisis.

What defunding police can mean for US foreign policy

Stuart Schrader

What defunding police can mean for US foreign policy

Comment: Given the increasingly apparent entanglements between overseas war and domestic policing, defunding police could be the foundation for ...

Reparations for slavery should be just the beginning

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, ...

Malia Bouattia

End complicity between UK universities and Israeli apartheid

Comment: An exciting new initiative leads the way on pressuring academic institutions into divesting from companies that are complicit in the continued colonisation of Palestine, writes Malia Bouattia.

Muheet ul Islam and Sheikh Uzair

India's draconian internet shutdown hinders Kashmir's battle against Covid-19

While the conflict-torn region is used to lockdowns, India's ban on high-speed internet is hindering Kashmir's ability to battle the Covid-19 ...

Mat Nashed

Help us fight coronavirus, but don't expect to stay

Comment: After years of anti-migrant legislation, the US and UK are calling on foreign medics, but denying them the rights they deserve, writes ...

The New Arab & agencies

Syria's White Helmets join the fight against coronavirus

Syria's White Helmets are sterilising schools, mosques and camps in the country's northwest.

Syria elections postponed as Damascus insists it is coronavirus-free

The New Arab

Syria elections postponed as Damascus insists it is coronavirus-free

Syria's presidential office on Saturday said the vote will be pushed back to May 20, from the original date of April 13.

The New Arab & agencies

US investigates Harvard and Yale over Saudi funding

The US Department of Education believes elite universities have been under reporting hundreds of millions of dollars in foreign gifts and ...

White supremacist propaganda is on the rise, says report

The New Arab & agencies

White supremacist propaganda is on the rise, says report

A new report has found that white supremacist propaganda in the US has doubled from last year, but such racist incidents are on the rise in ...

Trump signs order classing Judaism as a nationality

The New Arab

Trump signs order classing Judaism as a nationality

US President Donald Trump will sign an executive order Wednesday extending protections against discrimination to those facing anti-Semitism on ...

Court finally rules what US Muslims knew all along

Khaled A. Beydoun

Court finally rules what US Muslims knew all along

Comment: The landmark ruling is a watershed moment for the struggle against the crackdown on Arab and Muslim civil liberties in the US, writes ...

Where Oman conquered mountains: A journey through the interior

Paul McLoughlin

Where Oman conquered mountains: A journey through the interior

Culture: Oman's interior shows the historical harnessing of nature by man and how prosperity can come in the most challenging of environments.

The New Arab & agencies

Indian Kashmir under lockdown order amid troop build-up

Authorities in Indian-administered Kashmir placed large parts of the disputed region under lockdown amid a massive troop buildup by India.

Malia Bouattia

It's painful, but we have to take Boris seriously

Comment: Make no mistake, Boris Johnson is not the bumbling idiot he might seem. His toxic Islamophobia will take the UK to new depths, writes ...

Amr Salahi

No Food Until Crimes End: Syrians on hunger strike

Global Syrian activists and their supporters, frustrated by the international community's silence over the fierce regime assault on Idlib, are ...

The New Arab & agencies

Six dead in IS-claimed blast at Kabul military academy

At least six people were killed and 16 more wounded in a suicide blast outside a military academy in the Afghan capital on Thursday.

China 'wants to phase out Islam, Christianity with Confucianism'

The New Arab & agencies

China 'wants to phase out Islam, Christianity with Confucianism'

China has launched the harshest crackdown in decades on religious practices, especially those viewed as foreign such as Christianity and Islam, ...

Malia Bouattia

France's anti-hijab laws drive Muslim women into the shadows

Comment: The French state is pushing Muslim women into the home and out of active political and social life, writes Malia Bouatttia.

Syria Weekly: Russia rebuilds Syria's military from scratch

Paul McLoughlin

Syria Weekly: Russia rebuilds Syria's military from scratch

Russia is helping the Syrian regime rebuild its military after eight years of war showed the dire state of the armed forces.

Kashmiri students flee Indian 'revenge attacks' after suicide bombing

The New Arab & agencies

Kashmiri students flee Indian 'revenge attacks' after suicide bombing

More than 500 students, along with 100 businessmen, have already arrived back in Kashmir to flee a 'climate of fear and intimidation across ...

Female students in Kashmir sexually harassed by Indian soldiers

Haziq Qadri

Female students in Kashmir sexually harassed by Indian soldiers

Housing military structures in close proximity to schools in Kashmir has had serious implications on the mental health of students, especially ...

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