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

There is a heavy social climate directed against Muslims in France, one year before the presidential election.

Facebook removes Palestinian pro-Fatah account network

The New Arab Staff

Facebook removes Palestinian pro-Fatah account network

Some 450 accounts from the Palestinian territories were banned by the social media giant.

How Russia could capitalise on Chad's instability

Ruslan Trad

How Russia could capitalise on Chad's instability

Analysis: Uncertainty in Chad following Idriss Deby's sudden death represents an opportunity for Russia to expand its interests in West and ...

Syria regime recruiting tribal fighters after huge IS losses

The New Arab Staff

Syria regime recruiting tribal fighters after huge IS losses

The Syrian regime has racked up big losses to IS as the militants launch an insurgency campaign in eastern Syria.

Francesco Petronella

Dbeibah and Draghi: A new era in Italy-Libya relations

Analysis: With new leaders in both countries, the relationship between Italy and Libya could be at a decisive turning point.

Malia Bouattia

The Generals' Letter: playing with fire

Comment: The dangerous far-right Islamophobic rhetoric of the so-called Generals' Letter is unfortunately nothing new, writes Malia Bouattia.

Moin Kikhia

All is not well in Libya - what next?

Comment: Libya desperately needs a bottom-up approach that puts communities first, not intervention from an out of touch ...

Eva J. Koulouriotis

How warming Egypt-Turkey ties could impact the Middle East

Analysis: The beginning of a new chapter in Egypt-Turkey relations could also pave the way for changes in the wider region.

Syria Insight: Assad begins his re-election campaign

Paul McLoughlin

Syria Insight: Assad begins his re-election campaign

Syrians will go to the polls in presidential elections next month, although the process of choosing a leader has already been decided.

Nizar Mohamad

Michel Kilo's death is a microcosm of Syria's tragedy

In-depth: Michel Kilo's passing marks the loss of another important voice that relentlessly advocated for a free, united, and democratic Syria.

Turkish lake resembling early Mars gains unwanted fame

The New Arab Staff & Agencies

Turkish lake resembling early Mars gains unwanted fame

A Turkish lake which NASA says resembles what Mars could have looked like billions of years ago has gained international fame, but campaigners ...

French soldiers face punishment over retired generals' 'Islamist' letter

The New Arab Staff & Agencies

French soldiers face punishment over retired generals' 'Islamist' letter

The French government threatened to punish active soldiers who signed an open letter by 25 retired generals warning the country is headed for ...

US voices condemnation of Jerusalem violence

The New Arab Staff & Agencies

US voices condemnation of Jerusalem violence

A spokesperson for the US state department has spoken out against the violence in Jerusalem that has left scores of Palestinians injured.

Jerusalem: Scores of Palestinians wounded after Jewish extremist assault

The New Arab Staff

Jerusalem: Scores of Palestinians wounded after Jewish extremist assault

Far-right Jewish extremists pledged to 'burn Arabs' and 'bury them alive' in a march organised to 'reclaim Jerusalem' from Palestinians.

The New Arab Staff

UK admits no impact assessment of Yemen aid cut

The UK government has made no assessment into the impact of a 60 percent aid cut to Yemen despite fears of famine.

Karen Dabrowska

Yemen's Mahra: An oasis of calm threatened by instability

In-depth: Yemen's most isolated province has largely been spared the horrors of war, but it now faces destabilisation due to a geopolitical ...

The New Arab Staff & Agencies

International bodies demand foreign forces leave Libya

Multiple bodies have called on foreign mercenaries to leave Libya, in compliance with the arms embargo.

Jean Stern

Scorpion: How Israel is developing France's future defence system

Comment: In utter secrecy, France and Israel are cooperating on the digital warfare of the future, despite competitive tensions on the African ...

How UNRWA became a battleground for Palestinian rights

Emad Moussa

How UNRWA became a battleground for Palestinian rights

In-depth: Deeply intertwined with the history of the Palestinian struggle, the UN agency has faced defunding and political delegitimisation in a ...

The New Arab Staff

Syrian regime calls voters for 'sham' presidential elections

The vote will be the second presidential election to be held since the Assad regime began its brutal crackdown on protesters a decade ago.

How Russia's soft power strategy seeks to reshape Syria

Ruslan Trad

How Russia's soft power strategy seeks to reshape Syria

Analysis: Moscow's role in Syria is often referenced through its military intervention, but the Kremlin is also using soft power ...

The Ordinary Chaos of Being Human

Aishat Yusuff

The Ordinary Chaos of Being Human

Book Club: Marguerite Richards' anthology of global Muslim voices is a honest recollection of the human experience. From chaos to peace, ...

Taliban shun Afghanistan talks until foreign forces go

The New Arab Staff & Agencies

Taliban shun Afghanistan talks until foreign forces go

The militants declared their stance on talks in Turkey after it emerged that Washington would withdraw its forces five months later than ...

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