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Hackers broke into Trump's campaign website saying 'he world has had enough of the fake-news spreaded daily by president donald j trump.'

Macron has been embroiled in a row over Islamophobia, which had reportedly saw one of France's most famous Muslim figures get involved.

I escaped Sisi's jails, but thousands of others haven't

Bahey el-Din Hassan

I escaped Sisi's jails, but thousands of others haven't

Comment: Despite death threats forcing me out of Egypt, I'm lucky compared to the tens of thousands jailed, tortured and killed for speaking their minds, writes Bahey el-Din Hassan

Trump refuses to denounce far-right conspiracy group QAnon

The New Arab Staff

Trump refuses to denounce far-right conspiracy group QAnon

The US President has refused to condemn a far-right conspiracy group that has been classed a domestic threat by the FBI.

Gulf states using Covid-19 pandemic to ramp-up repression: Amnesty

The New Arab Staff

Gulf states using Covid-19 pandemic to ramp-up repression: Amnesty

Gulf states are using the Covid-19 pandemic to clampdown on online expression.

Narjas Zatat

#FreeToBeOnline calls for protection of girls against online harassment

Young women's access to the internet is not only curtailed, but in many places, including in parts of the Middle East, they face many dangers on social media.

Sofia Nitti

The heavy toll of coronavirus on Iraq's displaced

The pandemic has exacerbated a mental health crisis for internally displaced people in Iraq.

The New Arab Staff

US government shuts down Iran-linked 'fake news' sites

The US Justice Department said it had blocked nearly 100 news sites surreptitiously run by the Iranian government.

The New Arab Staff & Agencies

Trump leaves hospital pledging campaign return

US President Donald Trump left the hospital where he was being treated for Covid-19, just after announcing he would be "back on the campaign ...

Shock, sympathy, mockery: World reacts to Trump infection

The New Arab Staff & Agencies

Shock, sympathy, mockery: World reacts to Trump infection

World leaders and officials were quick to weigh in, and there was both sympathy and something approaching schadenfreude.

Diana Alghoul

Muhammed Al-Durrah's father breaks silence on normalisation

Muhammad Al-Durrah's father spoke out against the UAE normalisation deal, 20 years after his son was shot dead by Israeli forces.

Anti-Qatar lobby erodes US press freedom with AJ+ ruling

Kristian Coates Ulrichsen

Anti-Qatar lobby erodes US press freedom with AJ+ ruling

Comment: Forcing AJ+ to register as a foreign agent raises serious questions about foreign influence on US politics, and is a worrying attack on ...

Fighting <em>fake</em> <em>news</em> in Iraq's battle against Covid-19

Sofia Nitti

Fighting fake news in Iraq's battle against Covid-19

Conspiracy theories and misinformation have surged in Iraq, where a history of dictatorship, war and political crises have undermined public ...

Saudi Arabia is the world's most dangerous cyber bully

Marc Owen Jones

Saudi Arabia is the world's most dangerous cyber bully

Comment: With disinformation, intimidation of critics, and an array of fake accounts, Saudi Arabia has successfully turned Twitter into ...

Egypt journalist arrested over coverage of detainee's death

The New Arab Staff & Agencies

Egypt journalist arrested over coverage of detainee's death

Journalist Islam el-Kalhy was detained on fake news charges after reporting on the death of a young man in police custody.

The New Arab Staff & Agencies

Egyptian activist faces 'fake news' trial on Saturday

Egyptian authorities have charged Sanaa Seif under the Penal Code and Cybercrime Law for disseminating information regarding Covid-19 in the Tora prison complex in Cairo.

The New Arab Staff & Agencies

Fox News should fire veterans scandal reporter, Trump says

President Trump has furiously defended himself in the wake allegations that he derided dead US soldiers, calling the reports 'fake ...

The New Arab Staff

Trump called American war dead 'losers', report claims

Donald Trump elicited the ire of Americans after he said those who soldiers who died in war are 'losers'.

Sam Hamad

For dissidents, Egypt has crossed a chilling new threshold

Comment: Sisi's heavy-handed persecution of Hassan instils fear and paranoia that will ultimately cause Egyptians at home and abroad to think ...

Ilhan Omar accuses MSNBC host Joy Reid of 'Islamophobia'

The New Arab Staff

Ilhan Omar accuses MSNBC host Joy Reid of 'Islamophobia'

The Muslim congresswoman stirred up controversy after she accused a prominent American news anchor of Islamophobia.

The New Arab Staff

Egypt jails man for printing 'new Quran following revelation'

Port Said Criminal Court reportedly convicted the 40-year old man in absentia for 'distorting' the text of God, with the aim of distributing a ...

UAE sports correspondent detained after airing '<em>fake</em> coronavirus story'

The New Arab Staff

UAE sports correspondent detained after airing 'fake coronavirus story'

The two people claimed that five people from one family died from the disease.

After Beirut blast, grief and guilt in Lebanon's diaspora

Farah-Silvana Kanaan

After Beirut blast, grief and guilt in Lebanon's diaspora

Despite dealing with their own hopelessness and guilt, Lebanon's famously vast and intrinsically connected diaspora has sprung into action while ...

UAE cancelled meeting with Israel officials over F-35 row

The New Arab Staff

UAE cancelled meeting with Israel officials over F-35 row

Early frictions have emerged in the UAE-Israel alliance.

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