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Erik Estavillo is trying to take his frustration over Twitter's decision to 'ban' Trump from its platform to court.

The conflict affected everyone and everything in Yemen, and the art scene is no exception.

Forgotten Syrians need winter help, says author Gaiman

The New Arab Staff & Agencies

Forgotten Syrians need winter help, says author Gaiman

Award-winning writer Neil Gaiman said the world should remember that refugees are ordinary people dealing with upheaval.

Gaza Mon Amour: Love conquers all in charming satire

Hadani Ditmars

Gaza Mon Amour: Love conquers all in charming satire

Love triumphs over tragedy in the Nasser brothers' touching satire on desire and despair in Gaza.

The Wolf of Baghdad: Memoir of a Lost Homeland

Assia Belgacem

The Wolf of Baghdad: Memoir of a Lost Homeland

Book Club: Carol Isaacs's stunning graphic novel is a vivid journey into the history of Iraq's Jewish community.

The New Arab Staff

Seth Rogen denies apologising over Israel remarks

The Canadian comic actor said his mother made him call the head of the Jewish Agency to discuss his Israel remarks.

The New Arab Staff

Seth Rogen says he was 'fed lies' about Israel

The Jewish 38-year-old actor said that during his time at school he was never told that Palestinians used to live on Israeli soil.

Aabye-Gayle D. Francis-Favilla

All is not enough: Why 'Black Lives Matter'

Comment: The truth of the matter is, America has yet to be great for all its citizens, writes Aabye-Gayle D. Francis-Favilla.

The New Arab Staff

Egypt 'killing graduates' by holding in-person exams, say students

The education ministry's decision - made during an online meeting - to hold physical exams in crowded halls has sparked fury among Egypt's ...

The Middle East at war with coronavirus: Top stories

The New Arab Staff

The Middle East at war with coronavirus: Top stories

Today in coronavirus news from the Middle East: Yemen broadcasts weddings on live TV, Iranian officials call for mandatory masks, Egypt's ...

The New Arab

Syria TV series criticised for featuring murdered activist's photo

Purporting to show the image of a fictional murder victim, a Syrian television drama used the post-mortem photo of an activist who was murdered ...

Can Gulf supply chains cope with the coronavirus crisis?

Paul McLoughlin

Can Gulf supply chains cope with the coronavirus crisis?

The Gulf appears immune to the panic buying engulfing Europe and North America.

Egyptian comedian Bassem Youssef navigates the American dream

Hadani Ditmars

Egyptian comedian Bassem Youssef navigates the American dream

As Youssef tours the US with his new one man show, based on his life story, his journey into new genres reflects a personal and as well as ...

The best books by Arab authors in 2019

Elias Jahshan

The best books by Arab authors in 2019

Book Club: The New Arab rounds up some of the best reads written in English by Arab authors this year.

9 times the UK's Conservative Party were shockingly Islamophobic

Narjas Zatat

9 times the UK's Conservative Party were shockingly Islamophobic

The Conservative party has been haunted by accusations that it has a systemic problem within its ranks. The New Arab has collected some of the ...

The New Arab

Kuwait arrests man in joker costume for 'terrorising people'

Hababi posted a series of images to more than 182,000 followers on Instagram, as well as two videos in which he is seen driving while laughing in costume.

The New Arab & agencies

Model Gigi Hadid confronts gatecrasher on Chanel's Paris catwalk

Palestinian-American supermodel Gigi Hadid did what the security guards at Chanel's Paris fashion week show couldn't do.

Jad Salfiti

Middle Eastern female filmmakers at Venice Film Festival

Culture: A record number of Arab films competed in Venice this year.

Kareem Chehayeb

Lebanon's inquisitors invoke 'blasphemy' against gay-fronted band Mashrou' Leila

Analysis: The crackdown on Lebanese indie band Mashrou' Leila over their pro LGBT+ rights stance and lyrics deemed 'offensive' to Christianity ...

Joe Show: The new king of Arab comedy Joe Show: The new king of Arab comedy

The New Arab

Joe Show: The new king of Arab comedy

The New Arab Meets: Youssef Hussein, host of The Joe Show, one of the most popular satirical television shows today which turns self-deifying ...

Sumaiyya Naseem

To Keep The Sun Alive by Rabeah Ghaffari

Book Club: To Keep The Sun Alive is set during the cusp of the Iranian revolution and follows a vibrant cast of characters whose individual ...

The post-2013 Egyptian identity of The Book of Cairo

Mel Plant

The post-2013 Egyptian identity of The Book of Cairo

Book Club: The Book of Cairo is a fantastic exploration of new Egyptian literature and Arab authors in English.

Saudi Arabia to launch 'Green Card' scheme

The New Arab

Saudi Arabia to launch 'Green Card' scheme

The Saudi minister of commerce and investment said foreign expatriates will be given the 'Green Card' if they are eligible and meet special ...

Egyptian actress sparks social media outrage with blackface appearance

The New Arab

Egyptian actress sparks social media outrage with blackface appearance

Comedian Shaimaa Seif appeared on a satirical TV show broadcast by the Saudi-owned MBC network in blackface, behaving in a manner seen as ...

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