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Pennsylvania officially certified Joe Biden's election win in the state.

Authorities in Abu Dhabi has abolished a permit system for buying alcohol as rules relax.

Trailer released for The Dissident, the upcoming Khashoggi documentary

The New Arab Staff

Trailer released for The Dissident, the upcoming Khashoggi documentary

Khashoggi documentary, The Dissident, dives into the late journalist's career, how and why he became persona non grata in Saudi Arabia.

Qatar 'dismantles' controversial kafala system in major labour reforms

The New Arab Staff

Qatar 'dismantles' controversial kafala system in major labour reforms

Qatar become the first country in the Middle East on Sunday to set a basic 'non-discriminatory' minimum wage for workers in the Gulf state, amid ...

Trump revives racist 'birther' conspiracy theory for Kamala Harris

Mobashra Tazamal

Trump revives racist 'birther' conspiracy theory for Kamala Harris

Comment: Just as they did for Obama, Republicans and right-wing media will level their attacks not against Harris's policy positions, but ...

The New Arab Staff & Agencies

Algeria turns to Islamic finance to prop up economy

Algeria has launched Islamic finance product s to attract more money, but bankers warn it isn't enough to fix the country's economy.

The New Arab Staff

Returning migrants 'will bring coronavirus with them': Kuwaiti MP

Kuwaiti MP Muhammad Barak Al-Mutair claimed the government is putting citizens at risk by allowing expats to return.

The New Arab Staff

The Middle East at war with coronavirus: Top stories

Jordan is trialling electronic bracelets to monitor Covid-19 and rights groups condemned Egypt over detention of medics criticising the ...

The New Arab Staff & Agencies

Cyprus welcomes first tourist flights since March

Nearly three months after lockdown, Cyprus has allowed its first tourist flights to take place.

Oman to end ban of expatriates switching jobs

The New Arab Staff

Oman to end ban of expatriates switching jobs

Oman's no objection certificate has been a highly controversial practice.

The New Arab & agencies

Sudanese raped in sit-in massacre wait for justice

Dozens of women who were raped during the brutal dispersal of a Khartoum sit-in camp one year ago are forced to wrestle with their trauma alone.

Airbus experts probe fatal plane crash in Pakistan

The New Arab & agencies

Airbus experts probe fatal plane crash in Pakistan

Pakistani aviation authorities have shared their initial findings with the visiting 11-member team from the European plane maker.

Coronavirus misinformation fuels hatred against India’s Muslims

The New Arab & agencies

Coronavirus misinformation fuels hatred against India’s Muslims

A systematic campaign of disinformation blaming Muslims for the spread of coronavirus in India is fuelling hatred and violent attacks.

Tunisian authorities deny country's 'first gay marriage'

The New Arab

Tunisian authorities deny country's 'first gay marriage'

A marriage that took place in France between two men - including one Tunisian - has reportedly been registered in Tunisia, making it the 'first ...

UAE launches online weddings amid coronavirus lockdown

The New Arab & agencies

UAE launches online weddings amid coronavirus lockdown

The UAE has taken strict measures to combat the spread of the Covid-19 respiratory disease, which has claimed the lives of well over 100,000 ...

The New Arab & agencies

Kashmiri man fakes death to evade India’s Covid-19 lockdown

A villager trying to return home under India's coronavirus clampdown travelled over 100 miles pretending to be dead in an ambulance before he was caught by police in Kashmir.

Charlie Faulkner

Syrian academics displaced by war struggle to rebuild careers

Displaced Syrian academics are struggling to continue their careers after being forcibly uprooted by war, with many separated from their ...

Dan DePetris

Saudi Arabia hacked Bezos' phone, Trump couldn't care less

Comment: The lack of official US reaction yet again provides Saudi Arabia with a sense that they can do pretty much anything, writes Dan ...

Adèle Surprenant

Syrians caught in Lebanon's uprising face difficult a choice

Comment: Syrians in Lebanon are often subject to discrimination and prejudice. While some are supportive of the protests, others are steering ...

Canada removes Assad supporter from diplomatic appointment following outcry

The New Arab & agencies

Canada removes Assad supporter from diplomatic appointment following outcry

Canadian Foreign Ministry officials have removed Waseem Ramli, a notorious supporter of Bashar al-Assad, from his posting as honorary Syrian ...

The New Arab & agencies

Canada 'probing appointment' of pro-Assad diplomat

Businessman Waseem Ramli was appointment as Syria's honorary consul in Montreal, Macleans magazine reported.

Trump appoints spokesperson who claimed Obama has 'Muslim loyalties'

The New Arab

Trump appoints spokesperson who claimed Obama has 'Muslim loyalties'

'The question is: can he be both loyal to Islam and loyal to the United States?' she once wrote about Obama.

UAE illegally proliferating Middle East conflicts with US-made weapons

Paul Iddon

UAE illegally proliferating Middle East conflicts with US-made weapons

Comment: The US needs to enforce end-user requirements in arms sales to the UAE, writes Paul Iddon.

Amnesty slams Israeli refusal of Palestinian right of return

The New Arab

Amnesty slams Israeli refusal of Palestinian right of return

Amnesty International slammed Israel's refusal to recognise the Palestinian right of return for more than 5.2 million refugees as a 'flagrant ...

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