The New Arab Logo

Breaking News

The main suspect has been placed in preventive custody while her friend has been released on bail, sources close to the investigation have said.

Authorities in France said the country won't give up cartoons, as seven people face terror charges for their involvement in the killing of a teacher.

Deadly stabbing in Germany investigated as 'terror attack'

The New Arab Staff & Agencies

Deadly stabbing in Germany investigated as 'terror attack'

A 20-year-old Syrian man was arrested on Tuesday, weeks after a knife attack killed one tourist and seriously injured another in the German city of Dresden.

In US election, Biden is out-advertising Trump

The New Arab Staff & Agencies

In US election, Biden is out-advertising Trump

Barack Obama's former vice president is projected to spend twice as much as the Republican billionaire incumbent on television advertisements by ...

Teacher decapitated in France after showing Prophet Mohammed caricatures

The New Arab Staff & Agencies

Teacher decapitated in France after showing Prophet Mohammed caricatures

A French history teacher who had shown caricatures of Islam's Prophet Mohammed to his class was decapitated in the outskirts of Paris.

Jonathan Fenton-Harvey

Dubai police chief nominee for Interpol raises red flags

Comment: Respect for human rights is a founding principle of Interpol. To name an Emirati police chief as its president would be a gross contradiction, writes Jonathan Fenton-Harvey.

The New Arab Staff & Agencies

Algeria sentences activist to 10 years for ‘inciting atheism’

A court in Algeria has sentenced an anti-government activist to 10 years in prison for ‘inciting atheism’ after a Koran with a page ripped out ...

Gasia Ohanes

Anger after young Algerian woman murdered in 'revenge killing'

Chaima, a 19-year-old woman, was brutally murdered after Algeria's security agencies failed to provide adequate victim protection, critics said.

The New Arab Staff & Agencies

Four injured in knife attack by former Hebdo offices

The attack came as the trial was underway for the alleged accomplices of the 2015 Charlie Hebdo attack.

Cooperate on climate or 'we will be doomed': UN

The New Arab Staff & Agencies

Cooperate on climate or 'we will be doomed': UN

World powers must come together for the sake of the global climate, or else humanity is 'doomed', warned UN chief Antonio Guterres.

The New Arab & agencies

IS claims knife killing of Tunisian National Guard

In a statement, IS said its "fighters" had carried out the Tunisia attack.

Tunisian officer stabbed to death, authorities kill 3 'terrorists'

The New Arab Staff

Tunisian officer stabbed to death, authorities kill 3 'terrorists'

The attack took place in the tourist district of the city of Sousse, where 38 people, most of them Britons, were killed in a 2015 beachside ...

Israeli police hold Palestinian man over <em>knife</em> killing

The New Arab Staff & Agencies

Israeli police hold Palestinian man over knife killing

Israeli police have detained a Palestinian suspected of stabbing an Israeli man to death near Tel Aviv.

Israeli forces shoot disabled Palestinian at Jerusalem checkpoint

The New Arab Staff

Israeli forces shoot disabled Palestinian at Jerusalem checkpoint

Israeli forces shot and injured a mute and deaf Palestinian at Qalandia checkpoint.

Medics say 25 dead in ethnic clashes in Sudan

The New Arab Staff & Agencies

Medics say 25 dead in ethnic clashes in Sudan

25 people have been killed during ethnic group clashes in Port Sudan.

The New Arab Staff & Agencies

Black Lives Matter skirts North Africa despite everyday racism

Black citizens in Algeria, Morocco and Tunisia, as well as migrants from sub-Saharan Africa who come to work, study or try to reach Europe, say they suffer endemic day-to-day racism.

The New Arab Staff

'Green man' killed after storming Egypt media city

The "Green Man" was shot by security forces when he stormed in carrying a knife and shouting "God is Great".

The New Arab Staff & Agencies

Erdogan vows social media 'control' after family insulted

Soon after his comments, the hashtag in Turkish meaning "don't touch my social media" was trending on Twitter.

The New Arab Staff & Agencies

Libyan, 25, in court over UK 'terror' stabbing

Khairi Saadallah is charged with three counts of murder over the June 20 stabbings in Reading.

China forces birth control on Uighurs to suppress population

The New Arab Staff & Agencies

China forces birth control on Uighurs to suppress population

Uighurs and other Muslim minorities are being targeted with forced birth control measures that have dramatically slashed birth rates, a new ...

The New Arab Staff & Agencies

Five jailed after banned Algeria demonstration

Lawyers accused the Algerian regime of attempting to repress peaceful anti-government protesters through banning demonstrations on the pretext ...

Police given more time to quiz UK terror suspect

The New Arab Staff & Agencies

Police given more time to quiz UK terror suspect

Khairi Saadallah will remain in custody until 27 June after being arrested near the scene of a stabbing in a park in Reading, in which three ...

Explainer: Who’s on the US’s new Syria sanctions blacklist?

Amr Salahi

Explainer: Who’s on the US’s new Syria sanctions blacklist?

Sanctions passed under the United States’ Caesar Syria Civilian Protection Act have targeted a series of figures associated with the Syrian ...

2 neo-Nazis on trial accused of killing German politician

The New Arab Staff & Agencies

2 neo-Nazis on trial accused of killing German politician

The accused had attended an event where Walter Luebcke, a member of Angela Merkel's party, had defended the government's decision to allow in ...

Most Popular

Most Popular