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Comment: Algeria and France are about to have a long overdue discussion about their colonial past. But will it be anything other than self-serving? Malia Bouattia considers the question.

Twenty-five years on, survivors of the Srebrenica massacre are fighting to ensure that the genocide is not forgotten.

Prince Charles arrives in Israel on first official visit

The New Arab

Prince Charles arrives in Israel on first official visit

Prince Charles, the heir to the British throne, is making his first official tour of Israel and the occupied Palestinian territories.

The international community punishes Palestinians for alleged UNRWA misconduct

Ramona Wadi

The international community punishes Palestinians for alleged UNRWA misconduct

Comment: Without waiting for outcome of investigations into alleged misconduct at Palestine's refugee agency, the international community moved ...

The catch with Riyadh relaxing male guardianship laws

Karim Traboulsi

The catch with Riyadh relaxing male guardianship laws

Comment: Any progress on women's rights will be a concession, not a royal gift conferred upon subjects, forced to answer with deference and ...

Denijal Jegic

Germany's anti-BDS ruling demonises Palestinians for resisting peacefully

Comment: The German parliament's motion to brand BDS anti-Semitic is wrong, and a blow to free speech, writes Denijal Jegic.

Karim Traboulsi

BDS bulletin: Reappropriating hummus for justice

Israel has long appropriated Palestinian cuisine and Arab dishes, rebranding them as its own to efface the culture of the lands it occupies. But ...

The New Arab

Algerian intellectuals slam Bouteflika regime and call for democracy

In a joint statement, Algerian writers, filmmakers, poets and critics lambasted Bouteflika and called for the formation of a new government 'for ...

The New Arab & agencies

Israel's Netanyahu scorned for wooing Holocaust-distorting political allies

Netanyahu's outreach in eastern Europe is part of a larger strategy of forging alliances to counter criticism at the UN and other international ...

Trump's war with the intelligence community isn't about peace

Charles Davis

Trump's war with the intelligence community isn't about peace

Comment: When the far right attacks the findings of US intelligence agencies, the proper response is not to turn around and venerate a group of ...

Sam Hamad

Obscuring Assad's genocide in Syria

Comment: Indulging Russian and Syrian regime lies, quite literally paves the way for the murder of a people, writes Sam Hamad.

Inside the Battle of Algiers: Lessons for Palestine

Vacy Vlazna

Inside the Battle of Algiers: Lessons for Palestine

Comment: Zohra Drif's gripping account of her actions as a young freedom fighter in 1950s Algiers has important lessons for the Palestinian ...

Egypt's January 25 revolution: A curse on the people?

Sam Hamad

Egypt's January 25 revolution: A curse on the people?

Comment: Egypt today finds itself in a brutal deadlock. There is destruction and decay, without the kind of contradictory growth that led to 25 ...

The Israel Project's disingenuous support for Iranian 'terrorist organisation'

Ali Gharib

The Israel Project's disingenuous support for Iranian 'terrorist organisation'

Comment: The Israel Project seeks to bolster its anti-Iran messaging with the MEK, but is conveniently turning a blind eye to its status as a ...

The Importance of being Earnest about sectarianism

Bassel Salloukh

The Importance of being Earnest about sectarianism

Comment: Modern day sectarianism in the Middle East is often dismissed as 'ancient hatreds' continuing into the present day, but this goes ...

Tayseer Khalaf

The Mufti and Hitler: Historical facts and Netanyahu's lies

Comment: Tayseer Khalaf rebuts Netanyahu's claims that the grand mufti of Jerusalem masterminded the Holocaust, and argues that his alliance with Germany was borne of necessity.

Al-Araby al-Jadeed staff

Should Riyadh annex part of Yemen?

Blog: A leaked letter from tribal figures urging Saudi Arabia to annex the Yemeni province of Hadramaut has proven unsurprisingly controversial.

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