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Former judge Ebrahim Raisi was the leading rival to the incumbent President Hassan Rouhani in the 2017 election, and long the topic of media speculation for this year's race.

Cheney warned her colleagues of the potential 'unravelling of our democracy' as Trump continues to 'mislead' millions of Americans.

Scientists <em>race</em> to study India variants as cases explode

The New Arab Staff & Agencies

Scientists race to study India variants as cases explode

Viruses mutate constantly, and the surge in infections in India has resulted in more opportunities for new versions to emerge.

Ahmadinejad will run in presidential <em>race</em>: Iran state TV

The New Arab Staff & Agencies

Ahmadinejad will run in presidential race: Iran state TV

Iran opened registration on Tuesday, kicking off the race as uncertainty looms over Tehran’s tattered nuclear deal with world powers.

The inside story of the shadowy Emirati-Serbian partnership

Stasa Salacanin

The inside story of the shadowy Emirati-Serbian partnership

Analysis: Political and business relations between Serbia and the United Arab Emirates are marked by opacity and secrecy.

The New Arab Staff

Who are the main candidates in Iran's presidential elections?

With the registration process for Iran’s election set to last five days, The New Arab provides a brief run-through of names to keep an eye on.

Thomas O. Falk

How the ‘Zarifgate tapes' exposed Iran’s bitter power struggle

In-depth: Leaked tapes of Foreign Minister Javad Zarif touched on the Revolutionary Guard and Qasem Soleimani, revealing deep political rifts.

The New Arab Staff & Agencies

'No doubt' US has undercounted Covid deaths: Fauci

The United States, which has reported the world's worst overall Covid-19 death toll, has "no doubt" been undercounting fatal cases, top pandemic ...

The New Arab Staff & Agencies

EU invites 'concrete' US plan on lifting vaccine patents

The European Union pushed Washington for a proposal to export Covid-19 vaccines on Saturday, as the debate over accessibility continues.

Meet Sam Rasoul, Palestinian-American running for Lieutenant Governor

Brooke Anderson

Meet Sam Rasoul, Palestinian-American running for Lieutenant Governor

As Virginia becomes more diverse and left-leaning, so do opportunities for progressive politics.

Diana Alghoul

Changing narratives and fostering inclusion with Yalla! Let's Talk

Yalla! Let's Talk is a platform made by Arabs that found success by creating a safe space for people from all walks of the community.

US ex-cop convicted of Floyd murder seeks new trial

The New Arab Staff

US ex-cop convicted of Floyd murder seeks new trial

Civil rights attorney Ben Crump, who represents the Floyd family, fiercely opposed the motion on Twitter, writing: "No. No. No. Guilty. Guilty. ...

The Generals' Letter: playing with fire

Malia Bouattia

The Generals' Letter: playing with fire

Comment: The dangerous far-right Islamophobic rhetoric of the so-called Generals' Letter is unfortunately nothing new, writes Malia Bouattia.

Remembering a Yemeni-American labour leader on May Day

Brooke Anderson

Remembering a Yemeni-American labour leader on May Day

Nagi Daifallah left Yemen for a better life, but died fighting for workers’ rights in California.

In France, Ramadan marks temporary respite for Muslims

Florence Massena

In France, Ramadan marks temporary respite for Muslims

As a draconic Muslim-targeted legislation is passed in France on the eve of Ramadan, Florence Massena finds out the sentiments of French Muslims ...

The New Arab Staff & Agencies

Gazan behind Mars drone says visiting home difficult

While NASA's space engineer Loay Elbasyouni was able to launch an experimental helicopter from the surface of Mars, visiting his home city Gaza is not as easy.

The New Arab Staff & Agencies

Three charged with hate crimes in Ahmaud Arbery killing

Travis McMichael and his father, Gregory, were charged along with a third man, William “Roddie” Bryan.

The New Arab Staff & Agencies

French soldiers face punishment over retired generals' 'Islamist' letter

The French government threatened to punish active soldiers who signed an open letter by 25 retired generals warning the country is headed for ...

Nick McAlpin

Celebrating Ramadan vegan style

How are vegan Muslims celebrating the holy month of Ramadan? The New Arab finds out more.

Nearly 200,000 expats can't access Covid vaccines in Kuwait

The New Arab Staff

Nearly 200,000 expats can't access Covid vaccines in Kuwait

Some 190,000 expats in Kuwait do not have access to the coronavirus vaccine, and the kingdom struggles under the weight of the global pandemic.

The New Arab Staff & Agencies

France: Knife attacker said to have watched 'jihadist' videos

A Tunisian man who stabbed to death a police employee outside Paris watched 'jihadist' propaganda videos just before the attack, France's ...

Fifth person detained in French terror attack inquiry

The New Arab Staff & Agencies

Fifth person detained in French terror attack inquiry

Jamel Gorchene fatally stabbed a female police employee in Paris.

Turkish tales: A respite from being black in America

Lawrence Cenk Laws

Turkish tales: A respite from being black in America

Lawrence Cenk Laws explores how - like Baldwin decades earlier - being in Turkey rested his mind and heart from the divisiveness and ...

Biden after Floyd verdict: 'We can't stop here'

The New Arab Staff & Agencies

Biden after Floyd verdict: 'We can't stop here'

"'I can't breathe.' Those were George Floyd's last words," Biden said, hours after the verdict. "We can't let those words die with him. We have ...

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