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Analysis: With the veneer of Myanmar's democracy now removed, the plight of Rohingya Muslims continues to be overshadowed by geopolitical interests.

Frederique Vidal has caused controversy by saying that “Islamo-leftism" is present in French universities.

France's nuclear <em>colonial</em> <em>legacy</em> in Algeria

Malia Bouattia

France's nuclear colonial legacy in Algeria

Comment: President Macron's truth and reconciliation project will fail if it doesn't acknowledge the toxic legacy of France's nuclear projects in colonial Algeria, writes Malia Bouattia.

Don't expect Biden to reverse Trump's <em>legacy</em> in Palestine

Ramona Wadi

Don't expect Biden to reverse Trump's legacy in Palestine

Comment: Joe Biden has neither obligation nor political will to reverse Trump's worst concessions to Israel, and the UN has only progressed in ...

How Europe's inhumane border is keeping refugees in Africa

Mohammed Harun Arsalai and Tara Ansari Esfahani

How Europe's inhumane border is keeping refugees in Africa

Comment: Europe's 'externalisation' policies have essentially pushed its borders deep into Africa, write Tara Ansari Esfahani and Mohammed Harun ...

Amr Salahi

Is the Arab Spring still relevant a decade later?

In-depth: Ten years after the Arab Spring broke out, the hopes of protesters for democracy and social justice have failed to materialize, but activists have learnt lessons since then.

Sadek Hamid

Islamophobia and the rise of respectable racism in France

Book Club: Jim Wolfreys illuminates both the uniqueness of France's anti-Muslim backlash and its broader implications for the West.

Ramona Wadi

For Palestinians, Secretary Blinken is precious little to celebrate

Comment: Secretary of State Blinken will likely bring an 'acceptable' veneer to US enabling of Israel, but little concrete change, writes Ramona ...

Al-Sharif Nassef

In Pennsylvania, a bright new future is emerging

Comment: Pennsylvania is a key battleground state, and our sizeable Arab and Muslim community has a vital role to play in the 2020 election and ...

Algerians will never forget their revolutionary martyrs

Malia Bouattia

Algerians will never forget their revolutionary martyrs

Comment: This 1 November, Algerians remember their anti-colonial struggle as they stand defiant against a regime that is far from ...

Malia Bouattia

This Black History Month, museums should return stolen artefacts

Comment: Returning stolen arts and objects to their rightful owners is a necessary step towards righting the colonial wrongs of western ...

The Slave Yards by Najwa Bin Shatwan

Ramona Wadi

The Slave Yards by Najwa Bin Shatwan

Book Club: Najwa Bin Shatwan's unforgettable novel explores questions of race, class, and freedom in nineteenth century Libya.

Ireland's growing influence in the Middle East

Austin Bodetti

Ireland's growing influence in the Middle East

Unburdened by the colonial legacies dogging other countries in Western Europe, Ireland has received a warm reception in the Arab world.

Lawrence of Arabia’s home restored as tourist attraction

The New Arab Staff

Lawrence of Arabia’s home restored as tourist attraction

TE Lawrence's Red Sea home is being renovated and turned into a tourist attraction.

Stop normalising apartheid: Lessons from South Africa's liberation struggle

Suraya Dadoo

Stop normalising apartheid: Lessons from South Africa's liberation struggle

Comment: Africa's Frontline States showed what real solidarity looks like, but the Arab world is ignoring the lessons of history, writes Suraya ...

Ramona Wadi

Palestinian novelist Huzama Habayeb on literature, memory and displacement

The New Arab Meets: Huzama Habayeb, an award-winning Palestinian novelist who explores the relationship between exile and nostalgia in her groundbreaking work.

Malia Bouattia

Handpicking historians to discuss France-Algeria's colonial history won't help

Comment: Algeria and France are about to have a long overdue discussion about their colonial past. But will it be anything other than ...

The New Arab Staff

Algeria appoints war veteran to research France's colonial history

Algeria's President Abdelmajdid Tebboune has appointed a veteran historian to look into France's colonial history in the country, in an ...

The New Arab Staff & Agencies

Algeria buries remains of resistance fighters in emotional ceremony

Algeria has buried the skulls of 24 resistance fighters shot and decapitated by French troops in the colonial era after they were ...

Algeria expects France to apologise for <em>colonial</em> past: president

The New Arab Staff & Agencies

Algeria expects France to apologise for colonial past: president

Algeria wants France to apologise for its colonial past, the North African country's president has said.

Amr Salahi

Zanzibar's forgotten legacy of slavery and ethnic cleansing

The 1964 mass killings in Zanzibar and the slavery which preceded them highlight uncomfortable issues about Arab-African relations at a time ...

France to send Algeria remains of 24 resistance fighters

The New Arab Staff & Agencies

France to send Algeria remains of 24 resistance fighters

France will send Algeria the remains of 24 resistance fighters killed during the French colonisation of the North African country.

Saudi Arabia's erasure of its Ottoman history will backfire

Muhammed Nafih Wafy

Saudi Arabia's erasure of its Ottoman history will backfire

Comment: Saudi Arabia is distancing itself from its Ottoman past to fuel its rivalry with Turkey, whipping up jingoistic sentiments, and ...

To end <em>colonial</em> racism, fix Balfour's declaration

Rami G. Khouri

To end colonial racism, fix Balfour's declaration

Comment: Remedying the pain caused by British colonial racism includes righting historical wrongs by promoting the birth of a ...

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