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Biden's plan touches issues from the Muslim ban, no-fly lists, refugee resettlement, census representation, to foreign policy pledges including reviving ties with Palestinian leaders and supporting Beirut's reconstruction

Comment: The abuses Trump's agents have perpetrated on protesters in Portland were already painfully routine among immigrants and Muslim Americans, writes Imrul Islam.

Dropping the word 'jihadi' won't fix UK police racism

Malia Bouattia

Dropping the word 'jihadi' won't fix UK police racism

Comment: Interrogating the impact of words means little if the policies which legitimise racist ideologies related to Muslims continue to exist, writes Malia Bouattia.

Arab Israeli diplomat 'profiled' and choked by security guards

The New Arab Staff & Agencies

Arab Israeli diplomat 'profiled' and choked by security guards

The incident trained a spotlight on the ongoing struggles of Israel’s Arab citizens, a large minority that makes up about 20% of the population.

US city bans Israeli military training of police forces

The New Arab Staff

US city bans Israeli military training of police forces

In a win for the ongoing Black Lives Matter protests in the US, a city in North Carolina has banned the training of its forces by Israel's ...

Sam Hamad

Trump brutalizes black lives with 'law and order' war

Comment: America was built on racist institutions, and Trump is doing his best to ensure they remain that way, writes Sam Hamad.

The New Arab

BAME people fined more under UK coronavirus laws

BAME people in England received 22 percent of the coronavirus lockdown fines despite making up only 15.5 percent of the population.

Khaled A. Beydoun

For Ahmaud Arbery's killers, his Blackness was transgression enough

Comment: Gunned down while out for a jog, Ahmaud Arbery's death is a dark reminder of the racism that still permeates America and its justice ...

Malia Bouattia

Covid-19 app will propel UK towards a surveillance state

Comment: The new NHS contact-tracing app puts the UK on the slippery slope of declining digital privacy in a post-coronavirus world, writes ...

Boris Johnson's police state won't solve the coronavirus crisis

Malia Bouattia

Boris Johnson's police state won't solve the coronavirus crisis

Comment: Johnson's government is shifting blame onto the poor, and away from his shocking lack of leadership and neglect of essential state ...

Anu Shukla

Magid Magid demands 'real action' to UK's anti-Muslim rhetoric

The New Arab Meets: Former MEP Magid Magid, who is demanding 'real action' in response to the anti-Muslim rhetoric he witnessed in the media and ...

US border police 'ordered' to detain Iranians, Lebanese

The New Arab

US border police 'ordered' to detain Iranians, Lebanese

A leaked directive appears to show travellers with links to Iran and Lebanon were targeted after the killing of Iranian General Qasem Soleimani.

Royal Shakespeare Company play in Iraq

Nazli Ihsan-Adil Tarzi

Royal Shakespeare Company play in Iraq

Culture: A Museum in Baghdad, which debuts in mid-October, tells the story behind the theft of Iraq's cultural property and archival history.

In this post-9/11 world, you are your digital identity

Wilson Dizard

In this post-9/11 world, you are your digital identity

Comment: The tech advances of our age are helping the US government carry out its authoritarian, discriminatory agenda, writes Wilson Dizard.

Court finally rules what US Muslims knew all along

Khaled A. Beydoun

Court finally rules what US Muslims knew all along

Comment: The landmark ruling is a watershed moment for the struggle against the crackdown on Arab and Muslim civil liberties in the US, writes ...

Dr. Tamara Kharroub

Outrage over Tlaib-Omar ban must not ignore Israel's occupation

Comment: After Congresswomen Rashida Tlaib, Ilhan Omar were barred from visiting Israel, US politicians condemned the ban but praised Israel's 'democracy', whitewashing occupation and deflecting blame, writes Dr. Tamara Kharroub

The New Arab & agencies

Israeli Druze diplomat says racially profiled, humiliated at airport

An Israeli diplomat from the country's Druze minority has accused security agents at Tel Aviv airport of racially profiling him and his ...

The New Arab

US state considers using phone with a hijab 'hands-free'

An amendment to a Minnesota hands-free cell phone bill specifically allows drivers to drive hands-free and use their phone tucked into a hijab.

Malia Bouattia

A new year's resolution for the Tories: Stop racism

Comment: Home Secretary Sajid Javid's inhumane migrant policy highlights the need for a robust anti-racist fight back in 2019, writes Malia ...

The War on Terror began in 1492

Mohammed Harun Arsalai

The War on Terror began in 1492

Comment: The brutal treatment of Muslims in Afghanistan, the US and beyond has its roots in America's historic abuse of indigenous people, ...

James J. Zogby

What about Israel's airport mistreatment of Arab Americans?

Comment: For Arab Americans, suffering demeaning discrimination as they try to travel to visit their relatives is nothing new, writes James ...

Africa won the World Cup

Malia Bouattia

Africa won the World Cup

Comment: Until France treats its migrants, Muslims and people of colour as equals, they have every right to call this victory their own, writes ...

Racism in German housing market drives refugees to scammers

Bassel Alhamdo

Racism in German housing market drives refugees to scammers

Investigation: People with Arab-sounding names are being shunned by major real estate firms, leaving them vulnerable to unscrupulous 'brokers', ...

Trump's Muslim ban based off bogus polling, AIPAC funding

Eli Clifton

Trump's Muslim ban based off bogus polling, AIPAC funding

Comment: The Muslim ban couldn't have come into effect without the tacit support of Frank Gaffney's toxic rhetoric, and the conservative ...

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