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The secretive leader of the jihadist group HTS has undertaken an intense public relations campaign in Idlib, revealing his true identity and trying to present a more moderate image.

Thousands of recognised refugees are set to lose their homes in Greece this week.

End complicity between UK universities and Israeli apartheid

Malia Bouattia

End complicity between UK universities and Israeli apartheid

Comment: An exciting new initiative leads the way on pressuring academic institutions into divesting from companies that are complicit in the continued colonisation of Palestine, writes Malia Bouattia.

A plan to resist Trump’s Deal of the Century

Abbad Yahya

A plan to resist Trump’s Deal of the Century

The long read: A new book by Palestinian intellectual Azmi Bishara presents a comprehensive strategy to resist Trump and Netanyahu’s widely ...

Afghan forces killed in first 'Taliban attacks' since ceasefire

The New Arab & agencies

Afghan forces killed in first 'Taliban attacks' since ceasefire

The first deadly assault since the end of a three-day ceasefire in Afghanistan led to the deaths of seven Afghan security force members.

The New Arab

TNA Webinar Video: Israeli annexation 72 years after An-Nakba

Our webinar series hosts live discussions on issues related to the Middle East, North Africa, Asia and beyond

Jonathan Fenton-Harvey

France and Turkey's growing rivalry in the Middle East

France views Turkey's foreign policy stance as a threat to its own economic and geopolitical interests.

The New Arab & agencies

Israel's Netanyahu is going on trial for corruption

Netanyahu is Israel's longest serving prime minister, and has made history for becoming the country's first sitting leader to go on trial.

Mitchell Plitnick

Key Biden adviser offers little hope for Palestinians

Comment: Biden and his adviser Blinken are insisting that Palestinians accept the Israeli view, writes Mitchell Plitnick.

Tripoli forces seize another key town

The New Arab & agencies

Tripoli forces seize another key town

The UN recognised government gained ground and managed to wrest a town from Haftar's forces.

Nour Odeh

The common thread between Palestine's Nakba and Israeli annexation

While Palestinians marked 72 years of the Nakba, Israel saw the birth of a new coalition government poised to annex the West Bank.

Russia, Turkey back immediate ceasefire in Libya

The New Arab

Russia, Turkey back immediate ceasefire in Libya

Russian and Turkish foreign ministers backed an immediate ceasefire in Libya during a phone call.

Pandemic and violence jeopardise Afghanistan's fragile peace <em>process</em>

Syed Fazl-e-Haider

Pandemic and violence jeopardise Afghanistan's fragile peace process

The Covid-19 pandemic and a spike in violence threaten to jeopardise Afghanistan's fragile peace process.

Trump's inspector general purge and the death of dissent

Elizabeth Shackelford

Trump's inspector general purge and the death of dissent

Comment: Destroying the credibility and effectiveness of the inspector general system means that no civil servant will feel comfortable ...

Covid-19 gives Algeria's repressive state the edge, for now

Malia Bouattia

Covid-19 gives Algeria's repressive state the edge, for now

Comment: Through its face mask, Algeria's Hirak is still chanting for a free and democratic country, despite state efforts to stifle protests, ...

Azmi Bishara

Coronavirus contemplations: Part II

Comment: In this three-part series, Dr Azmi Bishara takes a deep dive look at how citizens and states have responded to an unprecedented coronavirus pandemic that is reshaping our world.

The New Arab

Netanyahu inaugurates Israel unity government with renewed annexation pledge

The Israeli premier said it is 'time to' annex settlements in the occupied West Bank.

The New Arab

Pompeo warns ICC of ‘consequences’ over potential Israel probe

US Secretary of State Mike Pompeo warned of 'consequences' if the ICC moves forward with a potential war crimes probe into Israel.

The New Arab & agencies

Jordan warns Israel of 'massive conflict' over annexation

During an interview, Jordan's King Abdullah II warned of a 'massive conflict' if Israel moves ahead with plans to annex large parts of the West ...

US says Taliban honouring commitment to Afghanistan peace deal

The New Arab & agencies

US says Taliban honouring commitment to Afghanistan peace deal

US negotiator Zalmay Khalilzad says the Taliban have been fulfilling their commitments not to attack US forces under a recently signed deal, ...

Tanya Goudsouzian

Will a gut-wrenching attack shake up Afghanistan's peace process?

Comment: Two gruesome attacks shook Afghanistan this week, but even these horrific acts seem unlikely to mark a significant turning point in the ...

Israel verges on swearing in new government following deadlock

The New Arab & agencies

Israel verges on swearing in new government following deadlock

Israel was poised to swear in a new government on Thursday under a controversial coalition deal, which will see Prime Minister Benjamin ...

Annexation in the shadow of the Nakba

Ramona Wadi

Annexation in the shadow of the Nakba

Comment: Trump and Netanyahu's plans for annexation build on a legacy of impunity for colonial violence, tacitly approved by the international ...

Escaping the shadow pandemic of gender-based violence in Afghanistan

Kamal Afzali

Escaping the shadow pandemic of gender-based violence in Afghanistan

The New Arab's series 'Together Against Coronavirus' looks at how NGOs in the Middle East and beyond are tackling Covid-19.

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