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Israel deployed additional troops to Gaza's border Thursday as violence against Palestinians escalated, including a lynching by Israeli settlers.

Joe Biden says he spoke to Israeli PM Benjamin Netanyahu, who is currently battling corruption charges, about the hemorrhaging of violence against Palestinians.

Big tech is trying to deplatform Palestinians

Laura Albast

Big tech is trying to deplatform Palestinians

Comment: Palestinians aren't just resisting expulsion, but an aggressive campaign to silence them online, and a longstanding media effort to distort the reality of the occupation, writes Laura Albast.

Middle East Quartet express 'concern' over violence in Jerusalem

The New Arab Staff & Agencies

Middle East Quartet express 'concern' over violence in Jerusalem

The four members of the Middle East Quartet - the US, Russia, the EU and the UN - on Saturday expressed "deep concern" over violence in ...

Algeria remembers mass killings under French rule

The New Arab Staff & Agencies

Algeria remembers mass killings under French rule

Thousands of Algerians were killed during the Setif massacre.

Yasmin Al-Najar

How Lebanese and Syrians became to settle in Jamaica

Often ignored, we explore how Lebanese and Syrian communities began to settle in Jamaica, and how their footprint has now cemented their place within Jamaican history.

The New Arab Staff

Palestinians 'beaten, arrested' by Israeli police in Sheikh Jarrah

Protests have been held against the planned eviction of six families resident in the Sheikh Jarrah neighbourhood.

Khaled Diab

How not to make Europe great again

Comment: Politicians promoting a Christian European renaissance do not understand the history of the Renaissance, nor the current position of ...

The New Arab Staff & Agencies

French soldiers face punishment over retired generals' 'Islamist' letter

The French government threatened to punish active soldiers who signed an open letter by 25 retired generals warning the country is headed for ...

Ramadan book club: 15 must-read Muslim stories

Sumaiyya Naseem

Ramadan book club: 15 must-read Muslim stories

Struggling to pick your next book over Ramadan? The New Arab has compiled a guide of must-read Muslim stories from across the literary spectrum.

Sarah Shaffi

Ramadan reading list: 20 books by Muslim authors

From across the literary spectrum, Sarah Shaffi picks her favourite reads for you to delve into during the month of Ramadan.

What's in a flag?

Malia Bouattia

What's in a flag?

Comment: The Algerian flag stands for freedom against the people's oppressors: colonial and domestic, historic and present. No wonder France ...

New York mayor candidate calls Israel an 'apartheid' state

The New Arab Staff

New York mayor candidate calls Israel an 'apartheid' state

Dianne Morales, a former non-profit CEO, has criticised Israel's occupation of Palestinian territories and spoken out against sponsored trips to ...

Growing support for Palestinians in Congress, says Rashida Tlaib

The New Arab Staff

Growing support for Palestinians in Congress, says Rashida Tlaib

US lawmakers are now saying the 'unthinkable' about Israel's occupation of Palestinian lands, Tlaib said.

Floyd murder trial 'defining' chance for justice: UN

The New Arab Staff & Agencies

Floyd murder trial 'defining' chance for justice: UN

The trial of a US police officer facing charges for murdering George Floyd is a crucial and defining opportunity for justice, UN rights chief ...

Siana Bangura

Of course the royal family is a racist institution

Comment: It's unsurprising Meghan experienced the racism she did, given Britain's long history of empire, colonialism and capitalism, writes Siana Bangura.

Shaikha Al-Hashem

Do we really need 'women's empowerment'?

Comment: All too often, 'women's empowerment' in the MENA and Gulf represents the neoliberal interests of western institutions and their elite ...

Malia Bouattia

How Algeria's women put sisterhood in service of liberation

Comment: This International Women's Day, Malia Bouattia highlights the Algerian government's abject failure to protect women, and finds solace ...

Myanmar's coup: How global powers failed Rohingya Muslims

Anu Shukla

Myanmar's coup: How global powers failed Rohingya Muslims

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

Elias Jahshan

Rasha Nahas' Desert pays homage to her cultural background

The New Arab Meets: Palestinian singer-songwriter and multi-instrumentalist Rasha Nahas, to talk more about the release of her highly ...

French minister warns of 'Islamo-leftism' in universities

The New Arab Staff & Agencies

French minister warns of 'Islamo-leftism' in universities

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

How should Turkey's military presence in Syria be assessed?

Paul Iddon

How should Turkey's military presence in Syria be assessed?

Analysis: Has Ankara's role in northern Syria made any positive impact, or will it ultimately be counterproductive?

Elbit protest highlights the power of unity in action

Malia Bouattia

Elbit protest highlights the power of unity in action

Comment: This joint action to protest Elbit sends an important message about the links between fighting colonialism, structural ...

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