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Book Club: Carol Isaacs's stunning graphic novel is a vivid journey into the history of Iraq's Jewish community.

Maryanne Trump Barry, a former federal judge, slammed her brother as 'cruel' and 'a liar'.

When We Were Arabs: A Jewish Family's Forgotten History

Assia Belgacem

When We Were Arabs: A Jewish Family's Forgotten History

Book Club: Massoud Hayoun's intimate memoir weaves family history with politics in a powerful exploration of Arab Jewish identity.

Trump niece's <em>memoir</em> sells nearly 1 million

The New Arab Staff & Agencies

Trump niece's memoir sells nearly 1 million

Mary Trump's "Too Much and Never Enough: How My Family Created the World's Most Dangerous Man" book sold 1 million copies on its first day of ...

The Invisible Muslim: Journeys Through Whiteness and Islam

Assia Belgacem

The Invisible Muslim: Journeys Through Whiteness and Islam

Book Club: Medina Tenour Whiteman contemplates identity and belonging in a poignant memoir on her experiences as a white Muslim.

The New Arab Staff & Agencies

Top Turkish official denounces Bolton memoir

John Bolton's claimed in his memoir that Donald Trump sought to interfere in an investigation into a Turkish state-owned bank.

The New Arab Staff

Netanyahu doubted Kushner’s ability to lead peace plan: Bolton

John Bolton claims PM Benjamin Netanyahu was shocked at the appointment of Trump's son-in-law and special advisor Jared Kushner to lead the ...

The New Arab Staff & Agencies

Trump asked China's Xi for re-election help, claims Bolton

Bolton alleges that Trump's focus on winning a second term was the driving principle of his foreign policy.

The New Arab Staff & Agencies

Bolton to release book unveiling litany of Trump misconduct

The former security advisor's explosive new book will suggest Trump committed impeachable offences beyond Ukraine, and that his entire foreign ...

Why art still matters in the Middle East

Gaia Caramazza

Why art still matters in the Middle East

Despite a global pandemic, artists in the Middle East are finding new ways to express themselves.

The New Arab

Jordan arrests veteran dissident after publication of memoir

Former Jordanian MP Ahmed Owaidi Al-Abadi has been detained despite his ill health, the latest in a series of arrests of outspoken dissidents by ...

The Trump effect on global press freedom

Mellissa Fung

The Trump effect on global press freedom

Comment: Trump is paving the way for globally disintegrating standards of press freedom and the criminalisation of journalism, writes Mellissa ...

Muslim women who shattered stereotypes in the past year

Sami Rahman

Muslim women who shattered stereotypes in the past year

#IWD2020: For International Women’s Day, Sami Rahman looks at four Muslim women who have made history and shattered stereotypes in the past 12 ...

Muslim women writers who are changing the narrative

Sumaiyya Naseem

Muslim women writers who are changing the narrative

#IWD2020: For International Women's Day we list some female Muslim writers who are fighting the system back with words by contributing stories ...

'The fourth pyramid': Remembering Umm Kulthum 45 years on

Nur Turkmani

'The fourth pyramid': Remembering Umm Kulthum 45 years on

This February marks the 45th death anniversary of renowned Egyptian singer, songwriter, and film actress Umm Kulthum, known as the star of the ...

The New Arab

Bolton says Trump offered 'favours' to foreign leaders

US President Trump's dealings with foreign leaders are increasingly under scrutiny with his impeachment trial underway in the Senate.

Sadek Hamid

My Life in Jihad, from Algeria to Afghanistan

Book Club: Abdullah Anas and Tam Hussein's To the Mountains: My Life in Jihad, from Algeria to Afghanistan is a valuable resource in ...

Elias Jahshan

The best books by Arab authors in 2019

Book Club: The New Arab rounds up some of the best reads written in English by Arab authors this year.

Tahmina Begum

The Greater Freedom tackles Middle Eastern cultural taboos

Book Club: British-Egyptian author Alya Mooro speaks to The New Arab about her new novel The Greater Freedom which tackles topics deemed as ...

My Past Is a Foreign Country

Sarah Shaffi

My Past Is a Foreign Country

Book Club: My Past is a Foreign Country is a must-read memoir, made all the more so by the vulnerability and honesty with which the ...

Amr Salahi

Egypt's history of erasing presidents from Naguib to Morsi

In-depth: After Morsi's death last month, Egyptian media has tried to minimise his legacy and erase his memory – but he's not the first Egyptian ...

Black Milk: Motherhood and postpartum career life

Ilham Essalih

Black Milk: Motherhood and postpartum career life

Book Club: Elif Shafak's Black Milk is a beautiful and touching memoir delving into her attempts to balance motherhood with a writing ...

Muslim women can jump: Defying stereotypes in sports

Sami Rahman

Muslim women can jump: Defying stereotypes in sports

Society: As more and more Muslim women take the sporting world by storm, seeing the hijab in a stadium, or even the ring, is quickly becoming ...

An Arab (maybe) star is born

Ruby Hamad

An Arab (maybe) star is born

Comment: Squabbling over whether Rami Malek is Arab or Copt misses the point. Let's celebrate his win as a victory for representation in the ...

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