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Comment: Palestinians aren't just resisting expulsion, but an aggressive campaign to silence them online, and a longstanding media effort to distort the reality of the occupation, writes Laura Albast.

Switzerland's number-two diplomat in Iran fell to her death from a residential tower in the north of Tehran.

Photos of Marvel's first Muslim title character leaked

The New Arab Staff

Photos of Marvel's first Muslim title character leaked

Photos of actress Iman Vellani dressed as Marvel superhero Ms. Marvel have been leaked online.

Five things to know about Somalia's political crisis

The New Arab Staff & Agencies

Five things to know about Somalia's political crisis

As Somalia witnesses its worst political crisis in years, authorities on Saturday stepped in to organise elections to bring an end to the ...

Hopes for Iran nuclear breakthrough 'within weeks'

The New Arab Staff & Agencies

Hopes for Iran nuclear breakthrough 'within weeks'

Representatives of the parties still in the Iran agreement noted "indisputable progress" in talks to revive the historic accord after adjourning ...

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.

The New Arab Staff & Agencies

Iran, US nuclear talks to resume in Vienna

The Vienna talks aim to achieve a concrete result 'by the end of May', according to diplomats.

The New Arab Staff & Agencies

Russian military intervenes to halt clashes in Syrian city

Intense fighting in Qamishli reportedly erupted following an attack last week by Syrian government-allied fighters on a position manned by ...

Ramona Wadi

Inside the origins and evolution of traditional Palestinian costume

Book Club: Hanan Karaman Munayyer’s latest book explores the history, tradition, and significance of traditional Palestinian costume as a ...

Recognition of Muslim holidays gains ground at US schools

Brooke Anderson

Recognition of Muslim holidays gains ground at US schools

Taking advantage of an increasingly favourable climate, young Muslims across the United States are campaigning for the formal recognition of ...

Syrian opposition's Michel Kilo dies in exile from coronavirus

The New Arab Staff

Syrian opposition's Michel Kilo dies in exile from coronavirus

Michel Kilo, a figurehead of the Syrian opposition, lost his life on Monday after releasing a final message to his people.

Lost lessons from Sumayeh Attiyeh's America

Zaina Ujayli

Lost lessons from Sumayeh Attiyeh's America

Comment: How we choose to tell our story is a complex matter. This Arab American Heritage month, let's remember our ancestors who tired to do ...

Goalkeeper, celibate millionaire, Gaddafi adviser vie for Peru presidency

The New Arab Staff & Agencies

Goalkeeper, celibate millionaire, Gaddafi adviser vie for Peru presidency

Eighteen candidates will contest a first round of presidential elections in Peru.

Turkey summons Italy envoy over PM's 'ugly' Erdogan remarks

The New Arab Staff & Agencies

Turkey summons Italy envoy over PM's 'ugly' Erdogan remarks

Turkey summoned the Italian ambassador to Ankara to protest remarks made by the European country's prime minister on Thursday.

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Italian PM calls Turkey's Erdogan 'dictator' following sofagate scandal

Italian Prime Minister Mario Draghi called Turkey's President Recep Tayyib Erdogan a dictator amid tensions over the so-called 'sofagate' scandal.

The New Arab

The Iraq Report: Saddam-era laws used to silence dissent

Iraq is using Baathist-era laws to indict critics, prompting anger that penal codes imposed by a dictatorial regime are being used to crush ...

The New Arab Staff

Jailed Palestinian leader Marwan Barghouti formally enters election race

Marwan Barghouti, who is serving five life sentences in an Israeli prison, will submit an independent list for upcoming legislative elections.

Davide Abbatescianni

Memory Box: Uncovering a painful past and moving forward

Film Review: Joana Hadjithomas and Khalil Joreige’s compelling drama follows a daughter willing to uncover her mother’s troubled teenage years ...

Film Review: The Mauritanian

Zaina Ujayli

Film Review: The Mauritanian

Film Review: The Mauritanian follows the story of a Mauritanian man who was kidnapped from his home and imprisoned without charge for fourteen ...

The New Arab Staff & Agencies

Unlikely bedfellows hold key to new Netanyahu term

With the full results from Tuesday's general election now in, Netanyahu needs the support of parties are openly hostile to Arabs and Muslims, to ...

Kill the bill: Resisting a UK police state

Malia Bouattia

Kill the bill: Resisting a UK police state

Comment: A repressive new policing bill has been postponed, but anger over Covid failures, BLM and the Everard demonstrations points to the ...

As diaspora Palestinians, our votes should count too

Emad Moussa

As diaspora Palestinians, our votes should count too

Comment: Palestinians in the diaspora are a significant intellectual and economic force that aids the Palestinian cause. We should be allowed to ...

Iraqi nationals abroad cannot partake in elections: commission

The New Arab Staff

Iraqi nationals abroad cannot partake in elections: commission

The decision was taken due to combination of 'technical, financial and health issues linked to the Covid-19 crisis', said Jumana Gailai, a ...

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