The New Arab Logo

Breaking News

The PLO has urged action against Israel to stop constructing settlements in occupied East Jerusalem.

Thousands of public sector workers took to the streets across Jordan on Saturday evening to protest the arrest of leaders from the teachers union.

UK seeks 'tougher action' from France on Channel migrants

The New Arab Staff & Agencies

UK seeks 'tougher action' from France on Channel migrants

The UK immigration compliance minister said the number of small boat crossings from France was 'unacceptably high', as asylum seekers attempt to flee deteriorating conditions in Calais camps

HRW slams Jordan's detention of Teachers Syndicate leaders

The New Arab Staff

HRW slams Jordan's detention of Teachers Syndicate leaders

Jordan has cracked down on a teachers union after the threat of strikes.

Egypt's military gambit in Libya risks backfiring

Jonathan Fenton-Harvey

Egypt's military gambit in Libya risks backfiring

Cairo's bellicose rhetoric has raised fears of a wider regional conflict.

The New Arab Staff & Agencies

UN announces start of Libya Central Bank audit

The audit approval follows months of international pressure.

The New Arab Staff

Mosque near Ramallah torched in latest anti-Palestinian attack

The Al-Bireh mosque was daubed in anti-Palestinian graffiti and set on fire overnight in a suspected 'price tag' attack by extremist Israeli ...

The New Arab Staff

Tunisian man in coma transported 'illegally' to Italy

A Tunisian family has taken the drastic step of taking their 18-year-old son, who has been in a four-year-long coma, to Italy for treatment on ...

The New Arab & agencies

Rights groups urge Palestinian Authority to free protesters

10 of the 19 peaceful protesters arrested on Sunday remain in detention, which a court has now extended for 15 days, according to Amnesty ...

India and China play political football with Muslims

CJ Werleman

India and China play political football with Muslims

Comment: Both Beijing and New Delhi are seeking to smear each other's reputation by pointing to their respective mistreatment of Muslims, writes ...

The New Arab Staff

US blacklists 11 companies over China's mistreatment of Uighurs

The United States has blacklisted companies with alleged links to China's mistreatment of its Muslim Uighur minority.

UN urges Iran to release activist with COVID-19 symptoms

The New Arab Staff & Agencies

UN urges Iran to release activist with COVID-19 symptoms

"The Iranian authorities must act now before it is too late."

Madonna shows solidarity with 'Google deletes Palestine' campaign

The New Arab Staff

Madonna shows solidarity with 'Google deletes Palestine' campaign

Madonna posted a series of posts on Instagram supporting Palestine.

Greek navy on 'heightened readiness' over Turkish activities: official

The New Arab Staff & Agencies

Greek navy on 'heightened readiness' over Turkish activities: official

"Navy units have been deployed since yesterday in the south and southeastern Aegean."

Turkey must stop 'provocation' in eastern Mediterranean: Germany

The New Arab Staff & Agencies

Turkey must stop 'provocation' in eastern Mediterranean: Germany

The EU is unhappy at what it says is Turkey's illegal drilling for oil and gas off the coast of Cyprus.

The New Arab Staff

Egypt denies destroying ancient Islamic cemeteries to build bridge

Egypt's government has denied it was destroying ancient Islamic cemeteries to make way for a bridge.

The New Arab Staff

Jordan may support 'one-state democratic solution' to Israel-Palestine conflict

Jordan's Prime Minister Omar Razzaz said the kingdom may support a one-state solution to the Israel-Palestine conflict.

The New Arab Staff & Agencies

Morocco journalist stays behind bars for 'indecent assault'

A Moroccan court has ordered that the chief editor of Moroccan independent daily Akhbar Al-Yaoum remain in custody over charges of "indecent ...

The New Arab Staff & Agencies

Indonesia jails leaders of Al-Qaeda-linked extremist group

The court said Wijayanto, 56, who took over JI's top job in 2009, recruited Indonesians to fight and train with groups, including an Al-Qaeda ...

Israeli forces destroy Palestinian Covid-19 checkpoint in West Bank

The New Arab Staff

Israeli forces destroy Palestinian Covid-19 checkpoint in West Bank

Occupying Israeli forces shot at Palestinians in occupied Jenin and destroyed a checkpoint on their way out.

The New Arab Staff & Agencies

Iran arrests 'perpetrators' of last week's protests

The protests ocurred on Thursday "with a limited number of Behbahan residents gathering and shouting norm-breaking chants."

Israeli forces shoot at, arrest Palestinians in West Bank

The New Arab Staff

Israeli forces shoot at, arrest Palestinians in West Bank

At least five Palestinians were detained and two injured by Israeli forces.

Sudan force says 160 Libya bound 'mercenaries' arrested

The New Arab Staff & Agencies

Sudan force says 160 Libya bound 'mercenaries' arrested

"Sending Sudanese to fight in Libya as mercenaries is unacceptable," an RSF commander said.

Turkey leads anti-piracy maritime mission in Gulf of Aden

The New Arab Staff

Turkey leads anti-piracy maritime mission in Gulf of Aden

Turkey will lead the Joint Task Force to combat piracy in the Gulf of Aden.

Most Popular

Most Popular