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Film Review: Rami Farah and Signe Byrge Sørensen’s new documentary, premiered at CPH:DOX, documents the emotionally intense reunion of three journalists on the occasion of the Syrian revolution's 10th anniversary.

The NHS does Ramadan page is bringing the Muslim community in the British healthcare system together in a time of extreme isolation and pressure.

Culinary solidarity and borderless journeys in 'Ripe Figs'

Rushda Rafeek

Culinary solidarity and borderless journeys in 'Ripe Figs'

Book Club: Yasmin Khan, in her latest gastronomic adventure, unravels how the ongoing migrant crisis has further blurred the culinary boundaries in the Eastern Mediterranean, with food surmounting political divisions.

What's keeping Iranians on Clubhouse all night long?

Hossein Derakhshan

What's keeping Iranians on Clubhouse all night long?

Comment: For Iranians tired of one-dimensional 'likes', persistent trolls, and absent audiences, Clubhouse has fostered a new kind of more ...

District Terminal: A dystopic tale of nihilism and hopelessness

Davide Abbatescianni

District Terminal: A dystopic tale of nihilism and hopelessness

Film Review: Bardia Yadegari and Ehsan Mirhosseini's psychological sci-fi recounts a poet living with his mother in a desolated Tehran, trapped ...

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 believes it's time for a shift for appropriate representation.

The New Arab Staff

Recordings show Libyan, Italian officials left migrants to die

Transcripts of conversations between Italian officials and Libyan coastguard show deliberate neglect of migrant vessels which later ...

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 ...

The New Arab Staff & Agencies

UK PM denies helping Saudi prince over Newcastle bid

Boris Johnson admitted to instructing a senior aide to look in to the bid but said he did not intervene.

Muslim leaders battling misconceptions on vaccines, fasting this Ramadan

The New Arab Staff & Agencies

Muslim leaders battling misconceptions on vaccines, fasting this Ramadan

Top clerics have said that getting the coronavirus vaccine does not invalidate a fast, but local community leaders are working hard to reassure ...

Khaled Diab

Lessons in intolerance

Comment: Those protesting images of the prophet being shown in a class on blasphemy display the kind of intolerance our schools are working to ...

US welcomes Iran meeting, says ready for 'mutual steps'

The New Arab Staff & Agencies

US welcomes Iran meeting, says ready for 'mutual steps'

Washington responded positively to a meeting announced by the European Union with Iran.

Clubhouse: Overrated and generally misused

Ragheb Malli

Clubhouse: Overrated and generally misused

Does Clubhouse have the staying power to go beyond a pandemic fad? Ragheb Malli is not so sure.

'Decolonising' Kew isn't 'woke', it's the seed of progress

Juliet Sargeant

'Decolonising' Kew isn't 'woke', it's the seed of progress

Comment: As one of Britain's few black horticulturists, I'm glad to see Kew initiate conversations about how Britain's imperial past ...

Whether Boulder shooter was white is the wrong question

Zaina Ujayli

Whether Boulder shooter was white is the wrong question

Comment: Whether the shooter was Arab or white matters little. Instead Americans should ask why he - and others - so easily got hold of a gun, ...

Farah-Silvana Kanaan

Misogyny still rampant in Lebanese media and society

The degrading comments against Dr Sandrine Atallah on television opened up a wider conversation about the harmful social norms and intrinsic sexism that exists in Lebanese society, writes Farah-Silvana Kanaan.

The New Arab Staff & Agencies

Saudi official denies death threat made to UN investigator

At a meeting with UN officials in Geneva, a senior Saudi official allegedly threatened twice to have Callamard "taken care of" if she was not ...

The New Arab Staff & Agencies

Blinken leaves NATO allies waiting on US Afghan decision

As Washington weighs its options with regards to Afghanistan, NATO's chief said any decision to withdraw from the country depended on progress ...

The New Arab Staff

Syrian foreign minister visits Oman as countries bolster relations

The Syrian regime and Omani have further strengthened relations.

Pollard defends spying on US for Israel in interview

The New Arab Staff & Agencies

Pollard defends spying on US for Israel in interview

American spy for Israel Jonathan Pollard gave his first interview since arriving in Israel last December, criticising the US withdrawal of ...

The New Arab Staff & Agencies

New Jersey Jewish newspaper apologises for 'shooting Palestinians' joke

The Jewish Link published a piece headlined "100,000 Palestinians shot by Israeli soldiers", which doubled as a play on words referring to those ...

Surveillance fears after Clubhouse app takes Saudi by storm

The New Arab Staff & Agencies

Surveillance fears after Clubhouse app takes Saudi by storm

The new invite-only audio app Clubhouse has created a space for Saudi users to discuss topics deemed sensitive, but at the cost of surveillance.

Syria's revolution through the lens of the diaspora

Aisha Aldris

Syria's revolution through the lens of the diaspora

In-depth: The Syrian diaspora has carried a heavy emotional and financial burden as they watched their homeland collapse, but many are now ...

Israeli hate speech against Palestinians spikes in 2020

The New Arab Staff

Israeli hate speech against Palestinians spikes in 2020

A new report has recorded a rise in hate speech and racist language used online by Israelis against Palestinians and Arabs.

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