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Film Review: Farah Nabulsi's Oscar-nominated short-film documents the everyday dehumanisation of Palestinians under a torturous occupation. Littered with metaphorical references and heart-wrenching moments, The Present is a must-watch for all.

Comment: Allocating more funding to resettlement organisations will not fill the gaps created by four years of neglect, writes Zaina Ujayli.

Award-winning photographer André Liohn reveals war-torn grief

Nino Orto

Award-winning photographer André Liohn reveals war-torn grief

The New Arab Meets: André Liohn, who unveils the distressing perils of conflict and how human beings can so quickly descend into anarchy under indiscriminate force.

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

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 ...

26 killed in Bangladesh boat accident

The New Arab Staff & Agencies

26 killed in Bangladesh boat accident

Dozens were killed in a maritime accident in Bangladesh on Monday.

The New Arab Staff & Agencies

Gazan behind Mars drone says visiting home difficult

While NASA's space engineer Loay Elbasyouni was able to launch an experimental helicopter from the surface of Mars, visiting his home city Gaza is not as easy.

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 intelligentsia, writes ...

Chris Doyle

From Jerusalem to a Kingdom by the Sea

Book Club: A compelling memoir by one of the first Arabs to go to Eton, Adel Dajani's account of life in Libya is bookended by tragic family ...

Rushda Rafeek

Culinary solidarity and borderless journeys in 'Ripe Figs'

Book Club: Yasmin Khan, in her latest gastronomic adventure, unravels how the ongoing migrant crisis has further blurred the culinary boundaries ...

UK's Johnson under growing pressure after ex-aide's attacks

The New Arab Staff & Agencies

UK's Johnson under growing pressure after ex-aide's attacks

British Prime Minister Boris Johnson faced growing scrutiny Sunday following explosive accusations by his former chief aide Dominic Cummings ...

Usman Butt

In Vested Interests: From passion to patronage

Book Club: Delving into the private collection of Libyan investor AbdulMagid Breish, the new book chronicles the hope, despair and blended ...

Ramadan Stories From The Kitchen: Shawarma braided pastry

Sara Ezzeldin Saeed

Ramadan Stories From The Kitchen: Shawarma braided pastry

Heritage with a twist: In the first of our Ramadan Stories From The Kitchen series, Sara Ezzeldin Saeed shares her unexpected cooking ...

Ramadan book club: 15 must-read Muslim stories

Sumaiyya Naseem

Ramadan book club: 15 must-read Muslim stories

Struggling to pick your next book over Ramadan? The New Arab has compiled a guide of must-read Muslim stories from across the literary spectrum.

Film Review: The Man Who Sold His Skin

Hanna Flint

Film Review: The Man Who Sold His Skin

Film Review: Kaothuer Ben Hania's Oscar-nominated production follows a Syrian man whose desperation towards citizenship leads him along an ...

Iraqi women forge new pathways in sport

Nazli Tarzi

Iraqi women forge new pathways in sport

Nazli Tarzi interviews the next generation of female Iraqi sports stars, their arduous journeys towards recognition, and the future of sport for ...

Fatima Kried

Freedom Fields: Libya's national women's football team sidestep revolution

Film Review: Naziha Arebi's latest film is a triumph of fortitude over adversity, documenting Libya's national female football team's rollercoaster path to recognition.

The New Arab Staff & Agencies

UAE to send rover to the Moon in 2022

A UAE based space exploration company has announced that it will send an unmanned rover to the moon next year.

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, ...

Davide Abbatescianni

Ballad of a White Cow: A journey for justice

Film Review: Behtash Sanaeeha and Maryam Moghaddam's moving drama centres on Mina, who devastatingly learns of her husband's execution for a ...

34 migrants dead after boat capsizes off Djibouti: IOM

The New Arab Staff & Agencies

34 migrants dead after boat capsizes off Djibouti: IOM

Dozens of migrants from Yemen drowned after their boat capsized off the coast of Djibouti.

Davide Abbatescianni

Souad: The young, the real, the virtual

Film Review: Ayten Amin’s sophomore feature is an intimate look at the life of a 19-year-old girl's transition into adulthood, who dreams of ...

Qatar's Sheikha Asma eyes record with Everest expedition

The New Arab Staff

Qatar's Sheikha Asma eyes record with Everest expedition

Sheikha Asma Al Thani hopes to climb Mount Everest this month as part of an expedition.

Bodies of three Lebanese sisters wash up in Syria

The New Arab Staff & Agencies

Bodies of three Lebanese sisters wash up in Syria

The bodies of three Lebanese sisters were discovered on a Syrian beach after they drowned.

Two migrant boats at sea for days now safe

The New Arab Staff & Agencies

Two migrant boats at sea for days now safe

On three boats in the Mediterranean monitored over their critical situation, only two were rescued on Saturday.

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