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Friday's deal was signed in Geneva by military delegates from Libya's two main warring parties.

Algerian actresses have launched a campaign to see the country put an end to violence against women.

Death of pregnant Palestinian woman sparks <em>domestic</em> abuse fears

The New Arab Staff

Death of pregnant Palestinian woman sparks domestic abuse fears

A pregnant Palestinian woman was found dead in her home, in the latest case of domestic abuse in the occupied West Bank.

How a Biden White House can end Yemen's war

Rabyaah Althaibani

How a Biden White House can end Yemen's war

Comment: If Biden is serious about ending Yemen's war, he must listen to Yemeni-Americans' calls for ending US support for Saudi Arabia and ...

At least 30,000 girls forced into marriage in Iran

The New Arab Staff

At least 30,000 girls forced into marriage in Iran

Masoumeh Ebtekar criticised the government after saying at least 30,000 girls under the age of 14 are forced into marriage every year.

Yasser Louati

An unpopular Macron invokes the anti-Muslim playbook

Comment: Macron's tirade against 'Islamist separatism' is nothing but a racist and malicious attempt to win votes, writes Yasser Louati.

Gasia Ohanes

Anger after young Algerian woman murdered in 'revenge killing'

Chaima, a 19-year-old woman, was brutally murdered after Algeria's security agencies failed to provide adequate victim protection, critics said.

Gaia Caramazza

Rights group commends Kuwait for new domestic violence law

On 20 September, the Kuwaiti National Assembly passed a law granting protections for the survivors of domestic violence.

Laila Ujayli

Biden and global Islamophobia

Comment: Biden must prove his credentials counteracting Islamophobia within his own party, but also as a president who can confront a global ...

Lebanon introduces new labour rights for <em>domestic</em> workers

The New Arab Staff

Lebanon introduces new labour rights for domestic workers

Lebanon has made important labour law changes but human rights say that more must be done.

Mobashra Tazamal

Stop using Islam as the yardstick for white terrorism

Comment: On her show, TV host Joy Reid cast Islam and Muslims as the standard for radicalisation in the US, ignoring the country's own violent ...

The Beauty of Your Face by Sahar Mustafah

Aisha Yusuff

The Beauty of Your Face by Sahar Mustafah

Book Club: A Palestinian-American woman wrestles with faith, loss, and identity before coming face-to-face with a school shooter in Sahar ...

Biden's 'partnership plan' receives mixed response from Arab-Americans

The New Arab Staff

Biden's 'partnership plan' receives mixed response from Arab-Americans

Biden's plan touches issues from the Muslim ban, no-fly lists, refugee resettlement, census representation, to foreign policy pledges including ...

The Iraq Report: Anti-corruption activists assassinated with impunity

The New Arab

The Iraq Report: Anti-corruption activists assassinated with impunity

A series of prominent figures, from academics to social media influencers and political activists, are once again being targeted for ...

Black man shot by US police 'permanently paralyzed': family

The New Arab Staff & Agencies

Black man shot by US police 'permanently paralyzed': family

The incident was the most recent in a series of allegedly unjustified police shootings and killings of African Americans that have sparked ...

Taif Alkhudary and Hayder Al-Shakeri

Rest in Power Reham Yacoub

Comment: Reham Yacoub's assassination is evidence of an increasingly restricted space for free speech and protest in Iraq, write Taif Alkhudary and Hayder Al-Shakeri.

Gaia Caramazza

China's war on Uighur women

In-depth: China's mass sterilisation of Uighur Muslim women is rooted in Beijing's obsession with extreme population control.

The New Arab

The Iraq Report: Diplomatic spat with Turkey intensifies

While Iraqi authorities continue to criticise Turkish military operations, their protestations of sovereignty have fallen on deaf ears.

Farrah Akbik

The price of honour

Comment: Arab women have been servicing their men for far too long. From acts of intimidation to fatal domestic violence, this ...

Brutal murder shines spotlight on Turkey's femicide epidemic

Alessandra Bajec

Brutal murder shines spotlight on Turkey's femicide epidemic

The killing of a 27-year-old student has sparked nationwide protests, but the government is considering rolling back legislation that protects ...

The New Arab

The Iraq Report: Beirut blast sends political shockwaves

The tragedy in Beirut has reignited calls by Iraqis for militant factions and groups linked to the government to remove their weapons stockpiles ...

Thousands protest in Turkey against <em>domestic</em> <em>violence</em>

The New Arab Staff & Agencies

Thousands protest in Turkey against domestic violence

Turkey witnessed its biggest anti-domestic violence protest on Wednesday since demonstrations began a few weeks ago.

Twitter permanently bans former KKK leader David Duke

The New Arab Staff & Agencies

Twitter permanently bans former KKK leader David Duke

Duke's account 'has been permanently suspended for repeated violations of the Twitter rules on hateful conduct,' the social networking site said

The Iraq Report: Support for Iran evaporates

The New Arab

The Iraq Report: Support for Iran evaporates

As temperatures soar in Iraq, violence against protesters returns despite promises of reconciliation by the new PM, while Iran's role ...

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