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Comment: Much of Tunisia's crucial legislation designed to protect women is yet to take effect, leaving women more vulnerable than ever, write Sarah Yerkes and Maro Youssef.

Comment: We must teach our children about America's black history, and design a curriculum that also encourages black excellence, writes Chanee' Robinson.

Trump brutalizes black lives with 'law and order' war

Sam Hamad

Trump brutalizes black lives with 'law and order' war

Comment: America was built on racist institutions, and Trump is doing his best to ensure they remain that way, writes Sam Hamad.

TNA Webinar Video: The Gendered Impact of Covid-19

The New Arab

TNA Webinar Video: The Gendered Impact of Covid-19

Our webinar series hosts live discussions on issues related to the Middle East, North Africa, Asia and beyond

Disney's new Eid film could shatter Muslim stereotypes

Sami Rahman

Disney's new Eid film could shatter Muslim stereotypes

Disney's new short film about Eid will surely please its Muslim audience, who in the past have been misrepresented. But is it too little, too ...

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 adversity.

Beth English and Kelly Pike

Will the pandemic set women back?

Comment: The response to Covid-19 cannot be gender neutral. It must safeguard and bolster the gains women have made, write Beth English and ...

James Reinl

Saudi accused of stifling women's rights in G20 talks

Saudi organisers are accused of stifling debate about women's rights and turning the G20 event into a public relations sham.

Mariam Khan

Inside the untold history of revolutionary Muslim women

#IWD2020: This International Women's Day, it's time to celebrate the untold stories of history's boundary-breaking Muslim women.

Backlash to Saudi rapper exposes kingdom's superficial gender reform

Alainna Liloia

Backlash to Saudi rapper exposes kingdom's superficial gender reform

Comment: As long as men preside over decisions on gender reform, women's rights in Saudi Arabia will never go beyond a PR move, writes Alainna ...

Sophia Akram

Empowering marginalised women one at a time in Malaysia

#IWD2020: Many social enterprises have emerged in Malaysia to help women get livelihoods in a complex policy environment for migrants and ...

Kafranbel: Iconic revolutionary town falls to the Assad regime

Amr Salahi

Kafranbel: Iconic revolutionary town falls to the Assad regime

The town of Kafranbel in Idlib province, which rose to global fame with its satirical protest slogans and revolutionary art, has now been ...

Juliana Yazbeck modernises traditional sounds with conscious lyrics

Elias Jahshan

Juliana Yazbeck modernises traditional sounds with conscious lyrics

The New Arab Meets: Singer, songwriter and composer Juliana Yazbeck whose use of Western and Arabian string arrangements and beats tackles ...

Knee-jerk counter-terror bill won't make the UK any safer

Fahad Ansari

Knee-jerk counter-terror bill won't make the UK any safer

Comment: It's high time the government took a step back, and adopted a more reflective approach to counter-terrorism, writes Fahad Ansari.

White supremacist propaganda is on the rise, says report

The New Arab & agencies

White supremacist propaganda is on the rise, says report

A new report has found that white supremacist propaganda in the US has doubled from last year, but such racist incidents are on the rise in ...

Jonathan Fenton-Harvey

Yemenis face another year of war, callous western silence

Comment: The UN suggestion that Yemen's war may wind down in 2020 is seriously unrealistic, given the current situation on the ground, writes Jonathan Fenton-Harvey.

Jonathan Fenton-Harvey

Tensions in Yemen's Hodeida cripple peace hopes

With failures to fully address the root causes of Yemen's conflict, fighting has continued, and Hodeida still remains the country's most ...

The New Arab

Anger as Prince William meets with infamous Kuwaiti ‘racist’

On a visit to Kuwait Prince William was pictured with Balsam Al-Ayoub, a Kuwaiti athlete who has previously compared stateless Bidoon residents ...

The New Arab

Saudi Arabia becomes first Arab nation to head G20

Despite concerns by international rights groups, Saudi Arabia on Sunday became the first Arab nation to head the G20.

G20 leaders must address Riyadh's human rights violations: Amnesty

The New Arab

G20 leaders must address Riyadh's human rights violations: Amnesty

G20 leaders should pressure the kingdom to end human rights violations amid a new wave of arbitrary arrests and silencing of dissent, Amnesty ...

Carmen Geha

Nobody knows Lebanon's problems better than its women

Comment: Lebanon's women have been able to participate, lead, and shine because this uprising challenges the very pillars that govern our lives, ...

This year's Palestine Cinema Days tackles women's rights

Delilah Boxstein

This year's Palestine Cinema Days tackles women's rights

This year's Palestine Cinema Days didn't just focus on Palestine's budding film industry, but also gave a platform to women's ...

Lebanon burns with hope and fury

Nizar Hassan

Lebanon burns with hope and fury

Comment: A week of wildfires and angry protest has brought out the very worst in Lebanese politics, and the very best in its people, writes ...

Ethiopia PM wins Nobel prize for Ethiopia-Eritrea peace efforts

The New Arab & agencies

Ethiopia PM wins Nobel prize for Ethiopia-Eritrea peace efforts

Ethiopia's prime minister has won the Nobel Peace Prize for his efforts in helping end one of Africa's longest-running conflicts.

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