The New Arab Logo

Breaking News

Israeli settlers have stormed the Palestinian village of Madama in the West Bank, throwing stones at and injuring a young girl, amid repeated attacks.

In-depth: An Israeli court has rejected local petitions to establish an Arabic-language school in Karmiel or fund transport for Palestinian students, arguing that it would damage the city's 'Jewish character'.

Family recounts Palestinian teen's last hours before Israeli shooting

The New Arab Staff & Agencies

Family recounts Palestinian teen's last hours before Israeli shooting

Parents, relatives and friends recount the final hours of Ali Abu Alya, who was killed when the Israeli Army used live ammunition to disperse a protest on Friday.

Displaced Syria teen recreates lost family home

The New Arab Staff & Agencies

Displaced Syria teen recreates lost family home

Syria's war forced the Diab family to flee their village, but when 19-year-old Wissam moved into a tent in northwestern Syria he decided to ...

Israeli forces beat elderly Palestinian man picking olives

The New Arab Staff

Israeli forces beat elderly Palestinian man picking olives

Muhammad Salibi, 77, was beaten by Israeli forces who ordered him to leave his own land and stop picking his olives.

The New Arab Staff & Agencies

Drought casts shadow over prime Moroccan farming land

Authorities in Morocco have increasingly resorted to diverting water from dams in the region to residential areas, depriving farms of essential irrigation.

Alessandra Bajec

Palestine's olive harvest marred by rising Israeli settler violence

In-depth: Attacks by Israeli settlers against Palestinians often intensify during the crucial olive harvest season.

The New Arab Staff

Israeli settlers begin attacks on Palestinian olive farmers

Israeli settlers and forces have been attacking Palestinian olive farmers, in the wake of harvesting season.

The New Arab Staff & Agencies

Syria fires ravage livelihoods ahead of harvest

Sweeping forest fires ravaged parts of Syria over the weekend, deeply impacting thousands of locals.

Syrian <em>olive</em> <em>trees</em> put down roots in Kurdish Iraq

The New Arab Staff & Agencies

Syrian olive trees put down roots in Kurdish Iraq

"On this farm I have 42,000 olive trees, all of which I brought from Afrin when they were three years old"

The New Arab Staff

Dozens of Palestinians injured as Israel storms West Bank

Dozens of Palestinians have been injured as Israeli soldiers and settlers stormed towns in the West Bank, local reports confirmed.

Israeli demolitions in Palestine 'increase by 250 percent': UN

The New Arab Staff

Israeli demolitions in Palestine 'increase by 250 percent': UN

The weekly average of Israeli demolitions in the occupied West Bank has increased by 250 percent, the United Nations has warned.

'Israeli settler' stabs Palestinian teenager in Jerusalem

The New Arab

'Israeli settler' stabs Palestinian teenager in Jerusalem

A Palestinian teenager was left with neck injuries after a knife attack in East Jerusalem, as tensions continue to flare ahead of Israel's ...

Gentrification and grassroots resistance in Amman's oldest district

Marta Vidal

Gentrification and grassroots resistance in Amman's oldest district

Residents, shop owners and activists are organising themselves to prevent multinational corporations from taking over one of the oldest ...

Put down the weapons, UN coronavirus relief chief urges

Ibtisam Azem

Put down the weapons, UN coronavirus relief chief urges

Interview with Humanitarian and Emergency Relief Coordinator Mark Lowcock on the ongoing coronavirus pandemic and the UN's $2 billion ...

The New Arab

Israel exploiting coronavirus for settlement expansion, says Palestinian official

Hanan Ashrawi has accused the Israeli government of using the COVID-19 lockdown in the West Bank to expedite annexation of Palestinian land and increase ‘settler terrorist attacks’ against its residents.

Paul McLoughlin

Syria Weekly: Maarat Al-Numan evacuation brings new dangers

Aid workers braved Russian air strikes and regime fire to race down the highway to southern Idlib for one of the biggest evacuations since the ...

Delilah Boxstein

Displaced Palestinians find refuge in West Bank caves

In Israeli-controlled Area C, hundreds of Palestinians are seeking shelter in caves, after the Israeli government demolished buildings and homes.

The New Arab

Israeli settlers torch Palestinian cars in occupied West Bank

Israeli settlers attacked Palestinian property overnight in Nablus, setting fire to cars and spray-painting graffiti.

Israeli settlers attack Palestinian <em>olive</em> farmers, steal crops

The New Arab

Israeli settlers attack Palestinian olive farmers, steal crops

Israeli settlers have attacked Palestinian olive farmers in the occupied West Bank village of Yasouf.

The New Arab

Egypt’s Tahrir Square to close for ‘renovation’ following protests

Cairo’s iconic Tahrir Square will be closed for two months, officially for “renovation and beautification”, following protests against Egyptian ...

Masked Israeli settlers beat elderly Rabbi assisting Palestinian farmers

The New Arab

Masked Israeli settlers beat elderly Rabbi assisting Palestinian farmers

Eighty-year-old Rabbi Moshe Yehudai suffered blows to his head and a broken arm after masked settlers attacked him with a crowbar for helping ...

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.

Israeli settlers burn Palestinian <em>olive</em> <em>trees</em> as harvest begins

The New Arab

Israeli settlers burn Palestinian olive trees as harvest begins

Israeli settlers have burned down dozens of Palestinian olive trees near occupied Nablus.

Most Popular

Most Popular