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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.

Nagi Daifallah left Yemen for a better life, but died fighting for workers’ rights in California.

UK <em>Labour</em> leader facing criticism for Iftar withdrawal

The New Arab Staff

UK Labour leader facing criticism for Iftar withdrawal

Keir Starmer is being criticised for withdrawing from a Ramadan event because of an organisers support for a boycott of Israeli products.

The unconvincing narrative of EU sanctions on Turkey

Alex Kassidiaris

The unconvincing narrative of EU sanctions on Turkey

Analysis: Despite the rhetoric, complex economic and political relations between Turkey and prominent EU member states mean that substantial ...

Israel shocked by self-immolation of traumatised ex-soldier

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Israel shocked by self-immolation of traumatised ex-soldier

Israeli leaders have expressed shock and consternation over the self-immolation of a former soldier who was suffering as a result of the 2014 ...

Emad Moussa

Mansour Abbas: The Islamist politician reshaping Israel's political landscape

Analysis: When elected to the Knesset two years ago, few Israelis knew who Mansour Abbas was. Now the Islamist leader could shape the fate of Israeli politics.

Alessandra Bajec

Turkish women activists battle to re-instate Istanbul Convention

On an almost daily basis, several thousand women's rights activists have hit the streets to demand Erdogan re-instate Turkey to the Istanbul ...

The New Arab Staff & Agencies

Myanmar junta justifies crackdown, accuses Suu Kyi of graft

At least 261 protesters have been killed since the Burmese military seized power last month.

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UK-Iranian man in 'prolonged solitary confinement' in Iran: Amnesty

Amnesty International has called for the unconditional release of a British-Iranian man who they said was being held in solitary confinement in ...

Thousands rally at anti-Netanyahu protest ahead of vote

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Thousands rally at anti-Netanyahu protest ahead of vote

Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu's Jerusalem residence was met with thousands of protesters on Saturday, just days ahead of the election.

Tara Brian

How European arms companies are aiding Yemen's war crimes

In-depth: An investigation into the involvement of Italian-made weapons in a deadly Saudi-led coalition airstrike raises the possibility of ...

Netanyahu boosts far-right extremist Ben-Gvir in re-election bid

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Netanyahu boosts far-right extremist Ben-Gvir in re-election bid

Israeli Prime Minister Netanyahu is supporting the re-election bid of Itamar Ben-Gvir, the leader of the Jewish Power movement, who has ...

Free speech, Israel-Palestine and the battle to define anti-Semitism

Ziad Al-Qattan

Free speech, Israel-Palestine and the battle to define anti-Semitism

In-depth: UCL academics say the IHRA definition does nothing to eradicate anti-Semitism but shuts down debate on Palestine.

Biden administration backs contentious IHRA definition of anti-Semitism

The New Arab Staff

Biden administration backs contentious IHRA definition of anti-Semitism

The IHRA definition has been adopted by a number of countries but has been criticised by lawyers, academics and activists for allegedly ...

Israel court's conversion ruling rattles Orthodox groups

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Israel court's conversion ruling rattles Orthodox groups

Religious leaders in Israel criticised a supreme court ruling ending Orthodox monopoly on conversion to Judaism.

The New Arab Staff

Muslim MSP Anas Sarwar elected new Scottish Labour leader

Anas Sarwar has become the first ethnic minority leader of a major political party in the UK.

The New Arab Staff

Saudi Arabia says 'men only' job ads are illegal

The Saudi government has enacted a series of social and economic reforms under Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman.

The New Arab Staff & Agencies

US, UK vow action after Uighur sexual violence report

The US and UK vowed action after a BBC investigation detailed testimonies of sexual violence against Uighur women in Chinese camps.

The New Arab Staff & Agencies

Discontent remains 10 years after Tunisia's Arab Spring protests

While Tunisia - unlike most of its regional neighbours - has kept the candle of a fragile democracy burning, widespread popular discontent is ...

Lebanon jails activist for 'collaborating' with Israel

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Lebanon jails activist for 'collaborating' with Israel

A judicial source told AFP that the military court handed Kinda al-Khatib a three year prison sentence with hard labour.

The New Arab Staff

New Zealand PM pledges accountability for Christchurch victims

The findings of the near 800-page inquiry will be made public on Tuesday.

Remembering the Detroit Arab Workers strike for Palestine

Diana Alghoul

Remembering the Detroit Arab Workers strike for Palestine

The Detroit Arab Workers strike won a very important battle in the United Auto Workers divesting from Israeli partners and left a legacy in the ...

Trump's follows Netanyahu's example to silence Israel critics

Mitchell Plitnick

Trump's follows Netanyahu's example to silence Israel critics

Comment: Trump is using a highly problematic definition of anti-Semitism to silence rights groups, while right-wing anti-Semitic violence ...

Jeremy Corbyn suspended from <em>Labour</em> Party following anti-semitism probe

The New Arab Staff & Agencies

Jeremy Corbyn suspended from Labour Party following anti-semitism probe

The veteran leftwinger has said he will challenge the 'political intervention' against him.

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