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Mosul tells the gruelling story of the Nineveh SWAT team's battle against the Islamic State, but overlooks civilian testimonies and the sacrifices of ordinary people.

Analysis: Fearing a reversal of policies under the Biden administration, Israel and the UAE are exploiting the last days of Trump's presidency to shore up a new geopolitical reality.

A decade of upheaval, lost hopes after Arab Spring

The New Arab Staff & Agencies

A decade of upheaval, lost hopes after Arab Spring

From a time after 2011, the surge towards the dreams of the Arab Spring seemed irreversible. Now they are further than ever.

Georgia's first Muslim senator reflects on America's political future

Brooke Anderson

Georgia's first Muslim senator reflects on America's political future

Sheikh Rahman was the first Muslim and Bangladeshi immigrant to be elected to Georgia's senate. Now his state could decide the direction of ...

The case for an Arabian Universal Basic Income

Steffen Hertog

The case for an Arabian Universal Basic Income

Comment: While a generous UBI remains unaffordable in western countries, in MENA oil states it could offer a way to reform welfare and an ...

Sahar Amarir

France's democratic decline

Comment: Journalists are right to protest Macron's 'global security bill', but they are collateral damage. The real target is France's communities of colour, writes Sahar Amarir.

Brooke Anderson

Georgia's Muslims mobilise the vote in Senate race battle

In-depth: Georgia's Muslim community is spearheading a grassroots campaign to get voters to the polls ahead of two runoff races which could ...

The New Arab Staff & Agencies

Sudan government opposes army chief decree creating new council

Sudanese Prime Minister Abdalla Hamdok has opposed the creation of a new “Council of Transition Partners”, which has been given broad powers by ...

The New Arab Staff & Agencies

Mob seizes UN peacekeeper equipment in south Lebanon

A mob of people blocked the route of a convoy of UNIFIL peacekeepers in the village of Kaouthariyet al-Saiyad in south Lebanon and seized their ...

Australian war crimes report details what Afghans always knew

Emran Feroz

Australian war crimes report details what Afghans always knew

Comment: It shouldn't have taken a report into Australian war crimes to foreground the trauma Afghans have been reporting for years, writes ...

Hanan Zaffar and Shaheen Abdulla

How India's 'Love Jihad' law demonises Muslims

In-depth: 'Love Jihad' is a conspiracy theory propagated by right-wing Hindu extremists, who accuse Muslim men of luring Hindu women into ...

Israel warns citizens not to talk <em>politics</em> with Emiratis

The New Arab Staff

Israel warns citizens not to talk politics with Emiratis

Israel has warned its citizens not to discuss democracy, the royal family, or other taboo issues with Emiratis during their trips to the UAE.

Ethiopia army threatens 'no mercy' in assault on Mekele

The New Arab Staff & Agencies

Ethiopia army threatens 'no mercy' in assault on Mekele

Ethiopia's military warned civilian residents of Mekele to flee while they still can.

Youth activists in Iraq are waging a 'green revolution'

Nazli Tarzi

Youth activists in Iraq are waging a 'green revolution'

The youth-led initiative 'Green Iraq' is planting thousands of trees across the country to transform sprawling cities and deserts.

The Rohingya crisis and Myanmar's dark road to democracy

Tanbirul Miraj Ripon

The Rohingya crisis and Myanmar's dark road to democracy

In-depth: Excluded from voting and long denied citizenship, Rohingya Muslims face a precarious future in post-election Myanmar.

The New Arab Staff & Agencies

Ethiopia accuses WHO chief of backing native Tigray's leaders

The Tigray conflict has caused the displacement of some 200,000 people and growing.

Brooke Anderson

How Minnesota's Somali community helped vote Trump out

In-depth: Amid large-scale grassroots campaigning and growing political influence, Minnesota's Somali community has become a key voting bloc in ...

The New Arab Staff & Agencies

'Full-scale humanitarian crisis unfolding' in Ethiopia: UN

UN refugee agency spokesman Babar Baloch said the refugee influx into Sudan was at a pace "unseen over the last two decades".

The New Arab Staff & Agencies

Ethiopia's Abiy vows 'final' push in Tigray

Prime Minister Abiy Ahmed said a three-day deadline for forces loyal to the Tigray People's Liberation Front (TPFL) to "rise up" and side with ...

Iman Jodeh makes history as Colorado's first Muslim lawmaker

Brooke Anderson

Iman Jodeh makes history as Colorado's first Muslim lawmaker

Iman Jodeh, Colorado's first Muslim state representative, reflects on what inspired her to run for office and how she plans to be a voice for ...

Brooke Anderson

Meet Fady Qaddoura, Indiana's first Muslim state senator

Palestinian-American Fady Qaddoura will be the first Muslim to serve in the Indiana Senate. A Democrat in a Republican stronghold, he wants to ...

US Election 2020: Joe Biden wins the presidency

The New Arab Staff & Agencies

US Election 2020: Joe Biden wins the presidency

Joe Biden and running mate Kamal Harris have won the 2020 US election after cinching the all-important battleground state of Pennsylvania.

Trump faces battle in getting Supreme Court to intervene

The New Arab Staff & Agencies

Trump faces battle in getting Supreme Court to intervene

President Trump has said he intends to take the election results to the Supreme Court, but getting a case before the court may not be possible.

Dark crimes spotlight Iraqi women's mental health epidemic

Nazli Tarzi

Dark crimes spotlight Iraqi women's mental health epidemic

A mother's shocking crime has sparked an outpouring of anguish in Iraq, but also shows society's poor understanding of mental health issues and ...

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