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With incidents of xenophobia towards Arab communities in Spain on the rise, the establishment of Baynana is a welcome counterweight to anti-immigrant sentiment, and the promotion of Arab-led news.

Comment: This Ramadan, let's address issues close to home, such as supporting victims of racist policies and policing, writes Malia Bouattia.

The Cyprus conflict in a polarised Eastern Mediterranean

Xavier Palacios

The Cyprus conflict in a polarised Eastern Mediterranean

Analysis: The failure of peace talks has shown yet again how regional polarisation has become one more layer in the complex task of resolving the frozen conflict in Cyprus.

'The Running Man' from Oldham: Charity fundraiser extraordinaire

Sadek Hamid

'The Running Man' from Oldham: Charity fundraiser extraordinaire

Hailed as a British Muslim inspiration, Sadek Hamid catches up with Afruz Miah, whose impressive fundraising challenges have rightly established ...

UK seeks tougher treason laws for IS returnees

The New Arab Staff

UK seeks tougher treason laws for IS returnees

UK lawmakers argue that current laws mean lenient sentences for British citizens who had joined terror groups.

The New Arab Staff & Agencies

Kyrgyzstan says 13 dead in Tajikistan clashes

Over 10,000 people were evacuated from the disputed border zone amid clashes, Kyrgyz official said.

Moin Kikhia

All is not well in Libya - what next?

Comment: Libya desperately needs a bottom-up approach that puts communities first, not intervention from an out of touch ...

The New Arab Staff & Agencies

Tajikistan, Kyrgyzstan armies exchange fire on disputed border

Clashes have occurred on the border between Tajikistan and Kyrgyzstan, injuring over a dozen and killing at least one.

The New Arab Staff & Agencies

Israel reopens Gaza fishing zone

A fishing zone off the coast of Gaza has been reopened, after Israel closed the area following rocket fire.

Dubai police arrest attackers after brawl that killed three

The New Arab Staff & Agencies

Dubai police arrest attackers after brawl that killed three

Police in Dubai have arrested 10 suspects following a massive knife fight which killed three people.

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 ...

Spanish journalists dead after attack in east Burkina Faso

The New Arab Staff & Agencies

Spanish journalists dead after attack in east Burkina Faso

Spanish journalists and an Irish citizen went missing during an attack by gunmen Monday near a national park, and the two Spanish citizens were ...

Kim Kardashian thanks Biden for recognising the Armenian genocide

The New Arab Staff

Kim Kardashian thanks Biden for recognising the Armenian genocide

Famous Armenian-Americans Cher and Kim Kardashian have thanked the Biden administration for recognising the Armenian genocide.

Chauvin's conviction is not a moment of 'racial progress'

Khaled A. Beydoun

Chauvin's conviction is not a moment of 'racial progress'

Comment: Chauvin's conviction would look more like 'progress' if we could be sure it wasn't a one-off, brought about by circumstance, writes ...

Turkish tales: A respite from being black in America

Lawrence Cenk Laws

Turkish tales: A respite from being black in America

Lawrence Cenk Laws explores how - like Baldwin decades earlier - being in Turkey rested his mind and heart from the divisiveness and ...

The New Arab Staff & Agencies

Algeria whistle-blower jailed for a year

Algerian journalist and whistle-blower Noureddine Tounsi was sentenced to a year in prison after being detained since September.

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.

Yousra Samir Imran

Muslim leaders and NHS urge continued vaccinations over Ramadan

Muslim scholars have ruled that the COVID-19 vaccine does not break the fast, as leaders hope that Ramadan will not impact vaccination roll-out ...

Brooke Anderson

Recognition of Muslim holidays gains ground at US schools

Taking advantage of an increasingly favourable climate, young Muslims across the United States are campaigning for the formal recognition of ...

Biden after Floyd verdict: 'We can't stop here'

The New Arab Staff & Agencies

Biden after Floyd verdict: 'We can't stop here'

"'I can't breathe.' Those were George Floyd's last words," Biden said, hours after the verdict. "We can't let those words die with him. We have ...

Sophia Akram

Representing MENA artists in the UK

With the narrative having been focused on stereotypical portrayals of people from the region as 'terrorists' or 'illegal immigrants', MENA Arts ...

Four Palestinians injured in Ramadan clashes in Jerusalem

The New Arab Staff & Agencies

Four Palestinians injured in Ramadan clashes in Jerusalem

Four Palestinians were injured in clashes with Israeli police in annexed east Jerusalem, the Palestinian Red Crescent revealed.

A path towards ally-ship: Reframing 'The Muslim Problem'

Yousra Samir Imran

A path towards ally-ship: Reframing 'The Muslim Problem'

The New Arab Meets: Tawseef Khan, author of The Muslim Problem. In it, he elegantly deconstructs myths surrounding Islam, whilst confronting the ...

Lost lessons from Sumayeh Attiyeh's America

Zaina Ujayli

Lost lessons from Sumayeh Attiyeh's America

Comment: How we choose to tell our story is a complex matter. This Arab American Heritage month, let's remember our ancestors who tired to do ...

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