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Whenever a catastrophe such as the Beirut explosion takes place, many in the Arab diaspora grapple with feelings of helplessness and guilt, writes Alya Mooro.

The UAE told Turkey it could no longer behave like the Ottoman empire, hitting back at Ankara's criticism of Abu Dhabi's support for Libyan warlord Haftar

MSF has a flaw its white saviours can't solve

Yazan al-Saadi

MSF has a flaw its white saviours can't solve

Comment: The functioning of MSF and other humanitarian organisations is inherently racist. Whether or not it can shed its colonial attitudes will define this watershed moment, writes Yazan Al-Saadi.

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

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 ...

Algeria appoints war veteran to research France's colonial history

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 effort ...

Randa Abdel-Fattah

Freedom of speech and the exceptional case of Palestine

Comment: Too many 'progressives' are unwilling to extend their anti-racist and anti-colonial values to support for Palestine, writes Randa Abdel-Fattah.

The New Arab Staff

Dubai deputy police chief Dhahi Khalfan praises British colonialism

Dubai's controversial deputy police chief Dhahi Khalfan sparked an uproar on social media after he praised British colonialism.

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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 repatriated ...

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.

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.

Ramona Wadi

Minor Detail: A haunting meditation on violence and memory

Book Club: Adania Shibli's evocative novel is a searing reflection on the Palestinian experience of violence and memory.

Long-Bailey slipped up, but exporting Israeli violence is unacceptable

Malia Bouattia

Long-Bailey slipped up, but exporting Israeli violence is unacceptable

Comment: Sacking Long-Bailey for making a factual mistake about an otherwise verified practice is a low-down attempt to punish Labour's left, ...

Rights groups slam UK ‘lacklustre’ response to Israeli annexation

The New Arab Staff

Rights groups slam UK ‘lacklustre’ response to Israeli annexation

A coalition of rights groups has slammed the United Kingdom’s response to Israel's planned annexation as “lacklustre”.

Black Lives Matter UK stands with Palestine against '<em>colonialism</em>'

The New Arab Staff

Black Lives Matter UK stands with Palestine against 'colonialism'

Black Lives Matter UK has spoken in solidarity with Palestine as annexation looms.

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, ...

The New Arab Staff & Agencies

Tunisia won’t accept divided Libya, says president

'Tunis will not accept the division of Libya,' President Saied said, as he called for the formation of a legitimate government 'born of the will of the Libyan people'

Gaia Caramazza

Mega arms deal with Egyptian regime exposes Italy's 'hypocrisy'

In-depth: Activists say Italy's $1.2 billion sale of warships to Egypt is a betrayal of murdered student Giuliu Regeni and thousands of Egyptian ...

Arkebe Oqubay

Boris Johnson's new-model colonial policy

Comment: Johnson's decision to put the Department for International Development directly under the control of the foreign ministry is indicative ...

Yousra Samir Imran

Arab LGBT community mourns the loss of Sara Hegazy

The death of Egyptian activist Sara Hegazy sent shockwaves through the Arab LGBT community.

To end colonial 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 Palestinian state, ...

Aisha Yusuff

An essential reading list on Black Muslim history

Book Club: Aisha Yusuff recommends ten books to understand the legacy and contribution of Black Muslims to Islamic history.

Enjoying Black art comes with a duty to reflect

Nikkolas Smith

Enjoying Black art comes with a duty to reflect

Comment: This is a crucial moment. It's up to us to take a stand and actively work to tear down this centuries-old pandemic, writes concept ...

Fresh world protests against racism and police violence

The New Arab Staff & Agencies

Fresh world protests against racism and police violence

There were rallies in cities across Europe, with thousands demonstrating in several French cities, and clashes breaking out in Paris and Lyon.

Atlanta police chief resigns after officer kills black man

The New Arab Staff & Agencies

Atlanta police chief resigns after officer kills black man

Chief Erika Shields resigned after an officer fatally shot 27-year-old Rayshard Brooks during an arrest, injecting fresh anger into protests ...

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