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The long read: A new book by Palestinian intellectual Azmi Bishara presents a comprehensive strategy to resist Trump and Netanyahu’s widely condemned ‘Deal of the Century’ overwhelmingly rejected by Palestinians.

Karim Tabbou has reportedly been repeatedly prevented from phoning his family, and his lawyers are calling it a violation.

How Palestine solidarity became a litmus test in Germany

Majed Abusalama

How Palestine solidarity became a litmus test in Germany

Comment: Germany's attempt to muzzle thinker and philosopher Achille Mbembe on the grounds of anti-semitism amounts to an extension of Israeli apartheid, writes Majed Abusalama.

Muslim woman becomes UK's first hijab-wearing judge

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Muslim woman becomes UK's first hijab-wearing judge

Raffia Arshad, 40, who grew up in Yorkshire, north England, was practicing law as a barrister before her promotion.

Lebanon town threatens Syrians in discriminatory Eid restrictions

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Lebanon town threatens Syrians in discriminatory Eid restrictions

Syrian residents of a south Lebanon town could get exiled for visiting family members during Eid, while no measures were imposed on their ...

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Qatar targets companies following unpaid salaries protest

Doha has confirmed it has taken legal action against companies in the country after migrant labourers launched a rare but peaceful protest against unpaid salaries.

Malia Bouattia

A Ramadan like no other

Comment: Malia Bouattia contemplates what a Ramadan under lockdown can teach us about resistance to injustice, and resilience in times of ...

Nour Odeh

The common thread between Palestine's Nakba and Israeli annexation

While Palestinians marked 72 years of the Nakba, Israel saw the birth of a new coalition government poised to annex the West Bank.

Danya Hajjaji

Egyptian actor supports trans son, activists see timid step

When a prominent Egyptian actor came forward as the parent of a trans son, Arab LGBTQ+ activists said a long-overdue conversation had begun, but ...

INSAF: Helping Morocco's most vulnerable survive the coronavirus lockdown

Alessandra Bajec

INSAF: Helping Morocco's most vulnerable survive the coronavirus lockdown

The New Arab's series 'Together Against Coronavirus' looks at how NGOs in the Middle East and beyond are tackling Covid-19.

Dalal Yassine

Erasing Palestinian refugees: Trump and the Nakba at 72

Comment: Seventy-two years after the Nakba, Israel and the United States continue to deny the right of Palestinian refugees to return to their ...

UK equalities watchdog drops Tory Islamophobia probe

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UK equalities watchdog drops Tory Islamophobia probe

Britain's equalities watchdog has come under fire after dropping a long-awaited probe into Islamophobia in the country's ruling party.

Sudan's fight against FGM has only just begun

Alessandra Bajec

Sudan's fight against FGM has only just begun

Sudan's decision to outlaw female genital mutilation is a small step on the long road to achieving gender equality.

India clamps down on Muslims under cover of coronavirus

Hanan Zaffar

India clamps down on Muslims under cover of coronavirus

India is using the coronavirus pandemic to crack down on Muslim activists following widespread anti-government protests last year.

In Israel, Palestinians confined by discriminatory land policies: HRW

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In Israel, Palestinians confined by discriminatory land policies: HRW

Israel's discriminatory land policies extend beyond the occupied West Bank and besieged Gaza Strip, Human Rights Watch has said.

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Outrage as Kuwait food drive volunteer beats migrant worker

A volunteer at a Ramadan food distribution event was filmed beating a recipient in Kuwait.

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Sudan official: 3 killed, dozens wounded in tribal clashes

The fighting erupted between the Bani Amer tribe and the Nuba tribe in the city of Kassalla.

Kareem Chehayeb

In Lebanon, pandemic provides no respite from anti-Palestinian racism

The decision to bar Palestinians from returning to Lebanon amid a repatriation drive highlights entrenched discrimination in the ...

Tamirace Fakhoury

Lebanon excludes refugees from coronavirus response at its peril

Comment: The Covid-19 era marks a new chapter in the erosion of refugee rights in Lebanon, and policymaking that excludes their access to ...

Tribal clashes in Darfur 'leave 30 dead'

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Tribal clashes in Darfur 'leave 30 dead'

The violence erupted when a group from the Falata tribe robbed sheepherders from the Arab Rizeigat tribe in the town of Rumali, leading to ...

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Sudan must do more than ban FGM: rights group

Sudan must dismantle 'deeply misogynistic' laws to address discrimination against women, regional rights group SIHA has said.

Top Egyptian actor breaks taboo by revealing transgender son

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Top Egyptian actor breaks taboo by revealing transgender son

Hesham Salim said he was not 'confused or surprised' when his son Nour came out as transgender.

Palestinian anchor sues US-based channel for anti-hijab <em>discrimination</em>

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Palestinian anchor sues US-based channel for anti-hijab discrimination

Raeda Hamra has filed a lawsuit against the US-based Arabic language news channel for allegedly discriminating against her because she wore a ...

Israeli-Palestinian councils on strike to protest coronavirus funding <em>discrimination</em>

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Israeli-Palestinian councils on strike to protest coronavirus funding discrimination

Local Palestinian authorities in Israel have complained of a funding bias over coronavirus.

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