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The Chelsea FC owner has been revealed as the director of companies that together gave $100 million to Elad, an Israeli settler group accused of displacing Palestinians from East Jerusalem

The Saudi King arrived in the NEOM economic zone for 'rest and relaxation,' as killed, evicted tribes call for an end of the megacity development.

Palestinian family living in cave face <em>eviction</em> by Israel

The New Arab Staff & Agencies

Palestinian family living in cave face eviction by Israel

Israeli occupation authorities have threatened to demolish the West Bank cave that a Palestinian family have sought sanctuary in after they were refused permission to build a house.

The Palestinian family fighting Israeli <em>eviction</em> in Jerusalem

Ibrahim Husseini

The Palestinian family fighting Israeli eviction in Jerusalem

Silwan has become a battleground for settler groups, who are using Israel's legal system to take over Palestinian homes in East Jerusalem.

Saudi Arabia pushes plans to transform Riyadh into metropolis

The New Arab Staff

Saudi Arabia pushes plans to transform Riyadh into metropolis

Saudi Arabia is hoping to turn its capital into one of the Arab world's biggest metropolises.

Gaia Caramazza

Saudi spends $1.7 million on NEOM megacity PR plan

Saudi Arabia has invested heavily in the NEOM project.

Gasia Ohanes

Family of slain Saudi activist slam NEOM 'compensation plan'

Saudi Arabia has been accused of offering NEOM compensation money 'under threats' to members of the Huwaiti tribe who were evicted to make way ...

The New Arab Staff

Israeli authorities force Palestinian out of his home

Palestinian resident of a village nearby Bethlehem, Bassam Ghnaim, was forced out of his own land by Israel.

The New Arab Staff & Agencies

Palestinians fear expulsion for Israeli high-tech hub in Jerusalem

Israel's plans to build 'Silicon Wadi' in Jerusalem has concerned Palestinian business owners who say they are being evicted to make way for the ...

The human cost of Saudi Arabia's dystopian Neom megacity

James Reinl

The human cost of Saudi Arabia's dystopian Neom megacity

The killing of a tribal activist has shone a spotlight on the Western firms helping to build Saudi Arabia's Neom megacity.

Azmi Bishara

Coronavirus contemplations: Part III

Comment: In this three-part series, Dr Azmi Bishara takes a deep dive look at how citizens and states have responded to an unprecedented ...

Boris Johnson's police state won't solve the coronavirus crisis

Malia Bouattia

Boris Johnson's police state won't solve the coronavirus crisis

Comment: Johnson's government is shifting blame onto the poor, and away from his shocking lack of leadership and neglect of essential state ...

How MbS enraged a tribe and created a martyr

Courtney Freer

How MbS enraged a tribe and created a martyr

Comment: The displacement of a tribe in Saudi Arabia to pave the way for a future megacity signifies the crown prince's drive for control over ...

Saudi returns slain tribal activist's body 'after intense pressure'

The New Arab

Saudi returns slain tribal activist's body 'after intense pressure'

The move is a rare instance where Saudi authorities have cowered in the face of mounting grassroots pressure.

African migrants struggle to cope under Tunisia's coronavirus lockdown

Alessandra Bajec

African migrants struggle to cope under Tunisia's coronavirus lockdown

Isolated and with no access to healthcare, Tunisia's African migrant community has been hit particularly hard by the coronavirus lockdown.

The New Arab

Ilhan Omar: Cancel rent, mortgage payments during coronavirus pandemic

The bill would provide help to million of Americans struggling with housing insecurity.

The New Arab

Outrage as Saudi Arabia confesses to killing tribal activist

Saudi authorities on Wednesday confessed to the killing of a popular tribal activist who had allegedly refused a forced eviction amid ...

The New Arab

Saudi security 'kill' tribal activist resisting eviction for NEOM

Abdul-Rahim al-Howeiti, of the large Howeitat tribe that inhabits southwest Jordan, Sinai and northwestern Saudi Arabia, was allegedly shot dead ...

The New Arab

Turkey evicts students to quarantine thousands of pilgrims

Turkish government have ramped up measures to prevent the spread of the novel coronavirus, announcing the closure of bars, nightclubs and other ...

As Lebanon grapples with collapse, refugees appeal for help

Abby Sewell

As Lebanon grapples with collapse, refugees appeal for help

Dispatch: Syrian refugees have been protesting outside UN offices in Lebanon demanding resettlement in third countries as their conditions ...

The New Arab

Israel revokes decision to rename Jerusalem streets after rabbis

A Jerusalem municipality naming committee panel rescinded its controversial decision and has instead opted to name the streets 'neutral or Arab ...

Palestinian family from Jerusalem to appeal Israeli <em>eviction</em> ruling

The New Arab & agencies

Palestinian family from Jerusalem to appeal Israeli eviction ruling

Silwan's al-Rajabi household is facing an eviction notice by Israel following a lawsuit filed by members of the pro-settlement Ateret ...

Israeli Supreme Court seeks Palestinian access to land

The New Arab & agencies

Israeli Supreme Court seeks Palestinian access to land

Israel's top court has asked the government to allow Palestinian landowners to access Amona - a hilltop site near Ramallah from which hundreds ...

Sumud: Palestinians' form of steadfastness continues to grow stronger

Yousef Alhelou

Sumud: Palestinians' form of steadfastness continues to grow stronger

There is no denying that despair and frustration is high among Palestinians living under decades of Israeli occupation, but many still have hope ...

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