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In-depth: As Palestinians are facing increasing Israeli violence, can British party politics keep up?

The report, "#Hashtag Palestine 2020" provides an overview of violations occurring during a year in which Covid-19 turned Palestine upside down.

Changing narratives and fostering inclusion with Yalla! Let's Talk

Diana Alghoul

Changing narratives and fostering inclusion with Yalla! Let's Talk

Yalla! Let's Talk is a platform made by Arabs that found success by creating a safe space for people from all walks of the community.

Trump slams Facebook decision to continue banning him

The New Arab Staff & Agencies

Trump slams Facebook decision to continue banning him

Former US president Donald Trump has slammed a decision by Facebook’s oversight board to continue banning him from the network, calling it a ...

Facebook board upholds Trump suspension

The New Arab Staff & Agencies

Facebook board upholds Trump suspension

While Facebook's quasi-independent Oversight Board voted to uphold the ban, it called the social network's 'indefinite' suspension of Trump ...

Faisal Ali

Can Somalia's prime minister end the country's election crisis?

Analysis: After tensions in Mogadishu spilled over into violence, Somalia's political players want to give the prime minister the benefit of the doubt, but he faces multiple challenges.

The New Arab Staff & Agencies

US denies reports Iran poised to free four Americans

A senior White House official on Sunday denied reports from Tehran that an agreement had been reached with Iran for the release of four ...

The New Arab Staff

Algeria Sufism expert given jail sentence for 'offending Islam'

An Algerian academic has been sentenced to three years in jail over after being found guilty of offending Islam.

The New Arab Staff & Agencies

US to cut emissions by 50 percent by 2030

Facebook disabled accounts used by the Palestinian Authority's internal intelligence organisation to spy on journalists, human rights activists ...

Afghanistan's fragile future: The end of America's 'forever war'

Sayed Jalal Shajjan

Afghanistan's fragile future: The end of America's 'forever war'

Analysis: The future of the Afghan government looks bleak after the US military withdrawal, with the Taliban sensing victory.

The New Arab Staff & Agencies

Pakistan orders temporary social media shutdown after violent protests

It comes a day after French nationals and companies in Pakistan were advised by their embassy to temporarily leave.

Myanmar's young demand their future

Achim Steiner

Myanmar's young demand their future

Comment: Myanmar's younger generation knows what it's like to enjoy better prospects and freedoms. The generals must return Myanmar to the ...

Everyone is talking about Jordan - except Jordanian journalists

William Christou

Everyone is talking about Jordan - except Jordanian journalists

In-depth: Whatever happened - a coup, sedition, or an overzealous royal family seeking to stamp out internal opposition - one thing is clear: ...

Lessons in intolerance

Khaled Diab

Lessons in intolerance

Comment: Those protesting images of the prophet being shown in a class on blasphemy display the kind of intolerance our schools are working to ...

Kuwait ends pretrial jail time for freedom of opinion

The New Arab Staff

Kuwait ends pretrial jail time for freedom of opinion

Critics say the move will have little impact in protecting free speech in Kuwait.

The New Arab Staff & Agencies

Blinken seeks Israel's 'equal' treatment of Palestinians

Antony Blinken has called for equal treatment for the Palestinians after increasing aid commitments to Palestine.

The New Arab Staff & Agencies

Gaza man: After torture, Hamas forced me to divorce

Rami Aman documented torture and being forced to divorce his wife at the hands of Hamas.

The New Arab Staff

Ricky Gervais faces backlash over Prophet Muhammad cartoon comments

The comedian has joined the row over a schoolteacher who was suspended for showing his class a cartoon of the Prophet Muhammad.

The New Arab Staff

New definition of anti-Semitism challenges pro-Israel narratives

The new 'Jerusalem Declaration on Anti-Semitism' says boycotts of Israel are not anti-Semitic, in contrast to the controversial IHRA definition.

Protest sparks over 'offensive' Prophet cartoons at UK school

The New Arab Staff & Agencies

Protest sparks over 'offensive' Prophet cartoons at UK school

A teacher at a school in the UK has been suspended for showing 'offensive' cartoons of the Prophet Mohammed.

Victoria Silva

No space for criticism: Jordan's authoritarian shift

In-depth: Ten years after the Arab Spring there is no sign of reform, just growing economic and social distress and a reduced space for citizens ...

Jordan arrests 200 in protests over hospital deaths

The New Arab Staff

Jordan arrests 200 in protests over hospital deaths

A defence lawyer has raised concerns over the administrative detention of protesters.

Surveillance fears after Clubhouse app takes Saudi by storm

The New Arab Staff & Agencies

Surveillance fears after Clubhouse app takes Saudi by storm

The new invite-only audio app Clubhouse has created a space for Saudi users to discuss topics deemed sensitive, but at the cost of surveillance.

Tanzania’s Samia Hassan becomes Africa’s first-ever Muslim woman president

The New Arab Staff & Agencies

Tanzania’s Samia Hassan becomes Africa’s first-ever Muslim woman president

Tanzanian Samia Suluhu Hassan has become the African continent’s first ever Muslim woman president following the mysterious death of ...

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