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Mayor Ekrem Imamoglu has received treatment at a hospital and his condition is good, spokesman Murat Ongun tweeted.

Comment: Ambiguous UN ideals of hope and peace ignore the political imbalances that have granted Israel impunity at the expense of Palestinian rights and autonomy, writes Ramona Wadi.

Arab-Americans, it's time to flip Ohio blue

Laila Ujayli

Arab-Americans, it's time to flip Ohio blue

Comment: As Arab-Americans, we feel the sting of both Republican and Democrat foreign policy failures personally. But now is no time for voter apathy, writes Laila Ujayli.

US caught Iranian hackers through 'dumb mistake'

The New Arab Staff

US caught Iranian hackers through 'dumb mistake'

'Either they made a dumb mistake or wanted to get caught,' said an anonymous senior US government official.

Sudanese officials: Diplomatic deal with Israel is near

The New Arab Staff & Agencies

Sudanese officials: Diplomatic deal with Israel is near

A US-brokered deal to normalise ties with Israel is imminent after an American-Israeli delegation flew to Sudan this week, official said.

Marcus Montgomery

US Electoral College 2020: Current projections and future uncertainty

Can Joe Biden swing the Electoral College system in his favour? What the unprecedented circumstances surrounding the 2020 election could mean for the US voting system.

The New Arab Staff & Agencies

US officials link Iran to voter intimidation emails

The activities attributed to Tehran mark a significant escalation for a country some cybersecurity experts regard as a second-rate player in ...

The New Arab Staff & Agencies

Iran to reveal 'detailed' data on plane probe: Kiev

Iran promised to reveal "detailed" information on the probe into a Kiev-bound passenger plane mistakenly shot down in Januar, Ukraine said.

Khaled A. Beydoun

Why Some Bernie-supporting Arab-Americans are bypassing Biden for Trump

Comment: From factory workers to Gen-Zers, a range of Arab Americans rooting for Trump show their communities aren't monoliths, and Biden cannot ...

The progressive vote and the 2020 election

Yousef Munayyer

The progressive vote and the 2020 election

Comment: The rapid growth of the progressive vote in America over the past four years reveals how voting patterns will continue to change in ...

The New Arab Staff & Agencies

How Trump plowed through $1 billion, losing cash advantage

US President Donald Trump plowed through $1 billion cash through his election campaign.

In US election, Biden is out-advertising Trump

The New Arab Staff & Agencies

In US election, Biden is out-advertising Trump

Barack Obama's former vice president is projected to spend twice as much as the Republican billionaire incumbent on television advertisements by ...

Arrest warrants issued for founders of Panama Papers firm

The New Arab Staff & Agencies

Arrest warrants issued for founders of Panama Papers firm

Germany has issued international arrest warrants for the two founders of the firm exposed by the Panama Papers leak.

UAE ministers arrive in Israel for first official visit

The New Arab Staff & Agencies

UAE ministers arrive in Israel for first official visit

A UAE delegation has arrived in Israel for a high-profile visit.

Pakistan lifts TikTok ban after pledge on ‘immoral’ content

The New Arab Staff & Agencies

Pakistan lifts TikTok ban after pledge on ‘immoral’ content

Pakistan has lifted a recently imposed ban on the Chinese-owned video-sharing app TikTok after receiving assurances that ‘immoral’ content would ...

The New Arab Staff & Agencies

IMF calls for speedy reforms in virus-hit Arab countries

The IMF has urged Middle Eastern and North African countries to speed up the pace of economic reform as coronavirus and low oil prices take their toll.

Malia Bouattia

This Black History Month, museums should return stolen artefacts

Comment: Returning stolen arts and objects to their rightful owners is a necessary step towards righting the colonial wrongs of western nations, ...

Joe Macaron

Prospects of US mediation in the Lebanon-Israel border talks

Comment: As Israel and Lebanon begin landmark maritime border talks, Joe Macaron takes an in-depth look at the players and issues involved in ...

The New Arab Staff & Agencies

At least six killed in attack on Pakistan workers

At least six people were killed when a convoy of oil workers was ambushed by gunmen in Balochistan.

Would Biden really stop writing blank cheques for Egypt?

Sam Hamad

Would Biden really stop writing blank cheques for Egypt?

Comment: Only a Biden administration would be capable of holding Sisi's regime accountable. But whether it would is another matter, writes Sam ...

Al-Araby Al-Jadeed Arabic edition

The Israeli foreign exchange companies scamming Gulf investors

An investigation by The New Arab's Arabic-language service reveals that Israeli foreign exchange companies are using young Palestinian-Israelis ...

Dubai police chief nominee for Interpol raises red flags

Jonathan Fenton-Harvey

Dubai police chief nominee for Interpol raises red flags

Comment: Respect for human rights is a founding principle of Interpol. To name an Emirati police chief as its president would be a gross ...

Lebanon reopens schools despite jump in coronavirus cases

The New Arab Staff

Lebanon reopens schools despite jump in coronavirus cases

Schoolchildren in Lebanon go back to class learning amid coronavirus fears among students and parents, as well as concerns from health experts.

Claiming Covid-19 'immunity,' Trump prepares for election fight

The New Arab Staff & Agencies

Claiming Covid-19 'immunity,' Trump prepares for election fight

US President Donald Trump declared himself immune from Covid-19 and ready for a fight as his White House race against surging rival Joe Biden ...

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