The New Arab Logo

Breaking News

General Bagheri's comments escalate the rhetoric of Iranian officials, who warned Bahrain's deal made it a partner to Israel’s "crimes" and accused the UAE of betraying the Muslim world.

The Lainston House hotel was ordered to pay £2500 to Zakaria Kioua for 'injury to feelings.'

Iraq's foreign minister makes first visit to Iran

The New Arab Staff & Agencies

Iraq's foreign minister makes first visit to Iran

Iranian media have not elaborated on the reasons behind the top Iraqi diplomat's two-day trip to Tehran.

Mustapha Adib, Lebanon's short-lived PM-designate

The New Arab Staff & Agencies

Mustapha Adib, Lebanon's short-lived PM-designate

Opposition groups representing the protest movement that erupted last year had reportedly rejected Adib's nomination before it was even ...

Netflix dismisses concerns over adaptation of anti-Uyghur author's work

The New Arab Staff

Netflix dismisses concerns over adaptation of anti-Uyghur author's work

Netflix says it does not agree with Liu Cixin's comments, but will continue with the series adaptation.

The New Arab Staff & Agencies

At UN, Pakistani leader says India sponsors anti-Muslim hate

Indian and Pakistan traded barbed rebuttals in the assembly hall Friday night.

The New Arab Staff & Agencies

Egyptian police arrest 10 in small, rare protests

Demonstration have occurred across Egypt this week, which marks one year since corruption allegations sparked a renewed protest movement.

Aniqah Choudhri

A shameful free pass for war crimes in Iraq

Comment: The 'Overseas Operations Bill' denies justice to victims of torture perpetrated by British armed forces, and contravenes international ...

The New Arab Staff & Agencies

Thousands of mosques in Xinjiang demolished in recent years

China has been accused of gross human rights violations committed against its Uighur Muslim population.

Yemen's terrifying road to Taez on brink of collapse

The New Arab Staff & Agencies

Yemen's terrifying road to Taez on brink of collapse

The road of Hayjat al-Abed has not fallen into the hands of Houthi rebels.

Fatima Kried

An open letter to my motherland, Libya

Comment: Fatima Kried writes a plea for a more inclusive Libya.

China running hundreds of detention centres in Xinjiang

The New Arab Staff

China running hundreds of detention centres in Xinjiang

The number of detention centres in China's Xinjiang province is around 40 percent greater than previous estimates, researchers have found.

France urges international pressure on Lebanon to form government

The New Arab Staff & Agencies

France urges international pressure on Lebanon to form government

France has urged the international community to put pressure on Lebanese politicians to break a political deadlock and form a new government.

Three Egyptian police, four convicts killed in attempted prison-break

The New Arab Staff & Agencies

Three Egyptian police, four convicts killed in attempted prison-break

Three Egyptian policemen were killed when four convicts tried to escape the notorious Tora prison in Cairo. The convicts were later killed by ...

Biden and global Islamophobia

Laila Ujayli

Biden and global Islamophobia

Comment: Biden must prove his credentials counteracting Islamophobia within his own party, but also as a president who can confront a global ...

The New Arab Staff

Ex-Saudi intelligence chief criticises Trump's treatment of Palestinians

Prince Turki Al-Faisal, Saudi Arabia's former intelligence chief, has criticised President Donald Trump for his sidelining of the Palestinians in US Middle East policy.

The New Arab Staff

Birth rates decrease in Xinjiang, China denies forced sterilisation

Birth rates in Muslim-majority Xinjiang have decreased in what critics are calling the outcome of a government-led forced sterilisation ...

The New Arab Staff & Agencies

French media back Charlie Hebdo after new threats

French media outlets backed Charlie Hebdo, the satirical magazine that was attacked by gunmen in 2015, after it received death threats for ...

The New Arab Staff

US approves 'Florida stands with Israel' license plates

Republican Governor Ron DeSantis has approved 'Florida stands with Israel' license plates.

Four Arabs named among TIME's 'Most Influential People 2020'

The New Arab Staff

Four Arabs named among TIME's 'Most Influential People 2020'

Oscar-nominated Syrian filmmaker Waad Al-Kateab is listed among TIME magazine's 'Most Influential People of 2020'.

The New Arab Staff

Donald Trump in new 'racist attack' against Ilhan Omar

The US president addressed a crowd of supporters during a campaign rally, where he accused Ilham Omar of trying to run the country.

Zoom blocks Leila Khaled webinar after protests

The New Arab Staff

Zoom blocks Leila Khaled webinar after protests

The video conferencing company cited US anti-terrorism laws in cancelling the university event featuring Palestinian activist Leila Khaled.

US House votes to ban Xinjiang imports, angering China

The New Arab & agencies

US House votes to ban Xinjiang imports, angering China

The US House of Representatives voted to ban imports from China's Xinjiang region over reports of forced Uighur labour.

Erdogan urges dialogue on east Mediterranean, not 'harassment'

The New Arab Staff & Agencies

Erdogan urges dialogue on east Mediterranean, not 'harassment'

Erdogan called for "sincere" dialogue to settle the growing row with Greece over Ankara's energy search in the eastern Mediterranean

Most Popular

Most Popular