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Eco-theology has the potential to reshape environmental protection in the Middle East.

An official from Tunisia's Islamist Ennahdha party warned of a 'UAE conspiracy' aimed at disrupting Tunisian politics.

Chaos in Tunisian parliament as ‘counter-revolutionary’ MPs continue occupation

The New Arab Staff

Chaos in Tunisian parliament as ‘counter-revolutionary’ MPs continue occupation

Chaos prevailed in the Tunisian parliament as MPs from the Free Constitutional Party, linked to former dictator Ben Ali, continued a sit-in after the resignation of Prime Minister Elyes Fakhfakh

Lebanon's lost generation grapples with a bleak future

Farah-Silvana Kanaan

Lebanon's lost generation grapples with a bleak future

Many young Lebanese feel trapped in a disintegrating country where hope is in short supply.

On World Refugee Day, let's remember our revolutionary refugees

Noor Ghazal Aswad

On World Refugee Day, let's remember our revolutionary refugees

Comment: We must expand our understanding of the refugee figure beyond the spectacle of suffering, to a celebration of bravery and revolution, ...

#BlackLivesMatter:Art inspires solidarity from America to the Middle East

The role of art in revolutions is as old as time, and now George Floyd's portrait is overtaking the walls of cities across the globe.

The New Arab

Trump is being compared to a Middle East dictator

Tear gas, rubber bullets, and attacks on the press: Has the US become an authoritarian state?

Azmi Bishara

Coronavirus contemplations: Part III

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

The New Arab & agencies

As society opens, Saudi women surge into job market

Despite Saudi Arabia's prevailing ultraconservatism, Saudi women have successfully made their mark in the kingdom's job market.

Arab leaders were already incompetent, then came coronavirus

Rami G. Khouri

Arab leaders were already incompetent, then came coronavirus

Comment: Weak political and economic management will now be further exposed, as coronavirus and multiple new crises roll over the region, writes ...

Nicholas Frakes

Lebanese protesters turn to alternative media to spread message

Alternative media, such as Facebook, Twitter and other new outlets have been used and created during Lebanon's protests to help broadcast the ...

Qatar-based US university cancels Mashrou' Leila event after backlash

The New Arab

Qatar-based US university cancels Mashrou' Leila event after backlash

An American university's Qatar campus was forced to cancel an event featuring Lebanese indie band Mashrou' Leila after hostile objections on ...

'The fourth pyramid': Remembering Umm Kulthum 45 years on

Nur Turkmani

'The fourth pyramid': Remembering Umm Kulthum 45 years on

This February marks the 45th death anniversary of renowned Egyptian singer, songwriter, and film actress Umm Kulthum, known as the star of the ...

Sudan's year long march to democracy and reform

Afnan Hassab Jaffar

Sudan's year long march to democracy and reform

The year 2019 will undoubtedly forever be engraved in the hearts and minds of the people of Sudan who celebrated the start of the New Year ...

Five positives to take from 2019

The New Arab

Five positives to take from 2019

Here are five stories that lifted our spirits in 2019.

Narjas Zatat

10 events that drastically changed the Middle East

From the Arab Spring to the refugee crisis, here are some of the most important events of this past decade.

Yasmina Allouche

Why we should be watching what happens in Algeria

Testing times await Algeria after December 12 as fears surrounding the country's future continue to grow, but whoever is elected as the next ...

Malia Bouattia

Algerians, now's the time to finish what you started

Comment: The time has come for Algerians to outmanoeuvre their corrupt regime once and for all, writes Malia Bouattia.

The New Arab

Tunisians protest after man sets himself alight

Abdelwahed Hablani died on Friday after setting himself on fire in Jelma, Tunisia, in protest against poverty and poor living conditions.

Arab <em>revolutions</em> through the lens of history

Alain Gresh and Jean-Pierre Sereni

Arab revolutions through the lens of history

Comment: Arabs are on the streets once again. Alain Gresh and Jean-Pierre Sereni ask what is blocking their aspirations, and what history can ...

The New Arab

Iraq Revolts: Special coverage of Mesopotamia's youth-led protests

The New Arab, a project established exactly to give a voice to Arab youths fighting for freedom, equality, democracy and social justice. Follow ...

Nobody knows Lebanon's problems better than its women

Carmen Geha

Nobody knows Lebanon's problems better than its women

Comment: Lebanon's women have been able to participate, lead, and shine because this uprising challenges the very pillars that govern our lives, ...

Iraq and Lebanon protests: Iran watches in the wings

Sam Hamad

Iraq and Lebanon protests: Iran watches in the wings

Comment: Iran is eyeing inter-sect anti-government protests in Iraq and Lebanon with alarm, writes Sam Hamad.

Can Tunisia survive attempts to derail its democracy?

Jonathan Fenton-Harvey

Can Tunisia survive attempts to derail its democracy?

Comment: Saudi Arabia and UAE have continuously sought to undermine Tunisia's relatively successful reformist path, writes Jonathan ...

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