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In-depth: From Sheikh Jarrah to Damascus Gate, Palestinians face a battle to protect their presence in Jerusalem.

Al Araby TV on Thursday aired a damning investigative documentary detailing the final moments of Italian student Giulio Regeni, who was detained and tortured in Egypt before being killed.

Parents of Regeni thank Al-Araby for 'uncovering' witnesses

The New Arab Staff

Parents of Regeni thank Al-Araby for 'uncovering' witnesses

The New Arab's Arabic-language sister service Al-Araby TV has been commended by the parents of Giulio Regeni for uncovering new witnesses in the 2016 murder of their son.

Amid scars of war, Iraqi archbishop readies for pope

The New Arab Staff & Agencies

Amid scars of war, Iraqi archbishop readies for pope

Archbishop Najeeb Michaeel is preparing the first-ever papal visit in Iraq, a country still torn by war

Ancient Jordan site restoration brings locals, refugees jobs

The New Arab Staff & Agencies

Ancient Jordan site restoration brings locals, refugees jobs

Three hundred people, a fifth of them women, are working on a pilot project to restore the ancient Jordan sites.

The New Arab Staff & Agencies

Set up, demolish, repeat: Israel targets Bedouin tent community

A Palestinian Bedouin community has repeatedly erected tents in the Jordan Valley's Humsah Al-Baqia, only to see Israeli forces return to tear them down.

The New Arab Staff

Turkey's latest mosque conversion provokes outrage over heritage 'destruction'

A Byzantine-era Istanbul church is set to re-open as a mosque on Friday, with images of its covered mosaics prompting anger.

The New Arab Staff & Agencies

California man charged with smuggling mosaic from Syria

The mosaic, seized by FBI investigators at his Palmdale house in 2016, depicts Hercules and dates back to the Roman Empire.

The New Arab Staff

What will happen to Turkey's Hagia Sophia?

First a Byzantine church, then an Ottoman mosque and finally a museum, Turkey's Hagia Sophia will now be reconverted into a Muslim place of ...

Museum or mosque? Turkey debates iconic Hagia Sofia’s status

The New Arab Staff & Agencies

Museum or mosque? Turkey debates iconic Hagia Sofia’s status

The 6th-century building is now at the center of a heated debate between nationalist, conservative and religious groups.

Sahar Esfandiari

Middle East art goes virtual amid coronavirus pandemic

Art institutions and galleries in the Middle East have moved online, creating digital spaces to connect and inspire people under lockdown.

Praneet Soi responds to Palestine and Kashmir-conflicts through art

Georgia Beeston

Praneet Soi responds to Palestine and Kashmir-conflicts through art

Praneet Soi's exhibition tracks his time in both Palestine and Kashmir to offer the audience a glimpse of his experience in each location.

Libya accuses France of backing 'dictator' Khalifa Haftar

The New Arab & agencies

Libya accuses France of backing 'dictator' Khalifa Haftar

The head of Libya's internationally recognised government has blasted France for its alleged support of rogue General Khalifa Haftar's attack on ...

New Waves: A tribute to pioneer of Moroccan modernism

Georgia Beeston

New Waves: A tribute to pioneer of Moroccan modernism

Mohamed Melehi's first UK solo show celebrates his life's achievement as both an artist and forerunner of the cultural scene in post-colonial ...

Dancing on the hagiography of George HW Bush

Hadani Ditmars

Dancing on the hagiography of George HW Bush

Blog: Bush Sr gave the green light to Saddam's invasion of Kuwait, then presided over a war crime on the infamous 'Highway of Death', notes ...

Georgia Beeston

Iranian artist Behjat Sadr gets first major UK exhibition

Dusted Waters is the UK's first exhibition dedicated to Behjat Sadr who died in 2009. It follows the development of her career as she travelled from Iran to Europe.

The New Arab & agencies

Morocco's ancient city of Volubilis rises again

The custodians of Mount Zerhoun are bringing back the ancient site, paving way for a new tourist destination.

Marta Bellingreri

How four Iraqi women's lives changed in 15 years

Feature: Marta Bellingreri speaks to the documentary makers of 'Women out of Darkness,' telling the story of four women by intertwining their ...

The New Arab

Egyptian literary pioneer Ahmed Khaled Tawfik passes away

Egyptian novelist Ahmed Khaled Tawfik has died aged 55, a writer with a vision who transformed contemporary Arab literature.

Egypt reopens ancient Sinai library after renovations

The New Arab

Egypt reopens ancient Sinai library after renovations

Egyptian authorities reopened an ancient library in South Sinai on Saturday which holds thousands of centuries-old historical manuscripts after ...

The New Arab & agencies

Hariri's brother breaks silence on shock resignation

Prime Minister Saad Hariri's older brother has broken his silence over the premier's mysterious resignation, saying he supports his brother's ...

Isolating radicals: America's new academic blacklisting

Steven Salaita

Isolating radicals: America's new academic blacklisting

Comment: Whether they are challenging whiteness, settler colonialism or capitalism, 'disruptive' intellectuals are being blacklisted and even ...

Isolating radicals: America's new academic blacklisting

Steven Salaita

Isolating radicals: America's new academic blacklisting

Comment: Whether they are challenging whiteness, settler colonialism or capitalism, 'disruptive' intellectuals are being blacklisted and even ...

Meeting Rula Quawas

Amal Awad

Meeting Rula Quawas

Comment: The death of Jordanian professor Rula Quawas is a great loss; she shaped many lives and staunchly defended women's rights. Amal Awad ...

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