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Families forced apart by Donald Trump’s ban on citizens of Muslim countries travelling to the US have spoken out about their suffering

"If they don't leave on their own, we'll chase them out like dogs," President Ilham Aliyev said on the eve of a new ceasefire on Sunday.

The Slave Yards by Najwa Bin Shatwan

Ramona Wadi

The Slave Yards by Najwa Bin Shatwan

Book Club: Najwa Bin Shatwan's unforgettable novel explores questions of race, class, and freedom in nineteenth century Libya.

LibanPost releases controversial stamp featuring photo of Beirut explosion

The New Arab Staff

LibanPost releases controversial stamp featuring photo of Beirut explosion

After months of stamp shortages, LibanPost released a limited edition stamp featuring a photo of the port explosion that angered some Beirutis.

Gaza Mon Amour: Love conquers all in charming satire

Hadani Ditmars

Gaza Mon Amour: Love conquers all in charming satire

Love triumphs over tragedy in the Nasser brothers' touching satire on desire and despair in Gaza.

The New Arab Staff

Australian handed three-year sentence for attacking pregnant Muslim woman

The victim’s family fear the perpetrator's return to Australia’s streets within two years will be a 'safety hazard' for the Muslim community.

Jad Salfiti

Soura film festival's quest to normalise Mideastern queer stories

Middle Eastern queer cinema has yet to achieve a commercial blockbuster, but its ideas are being embraced, writes Jad Salfiti in this preview of ...

Laila Ujayli

Biden and global Islamophobia

Comment: Biden must prove his credentials counteracting Islamophobia within his own party, but also as a president who can confront a global ...

The New Arab Staff

Iran considers assassinating US ambassador to South Africa: report

Two US officials have told a news magazine that Iran is considering assassinating the US ambassador to South Africa in revenge for the killing ...

Lebanese firefighters douse remains of Beirut port fire

The New Arab Staff & Agencies

Lebanese firefighters douse remains of Beirut port fire

A statement from the civil defence confirmed that the fire had been fully extinguished after firefighters worked through the night.

The New Arab Staff

Lil Mix singer Jade Thirlwall embraces Arab identity

Jade Thirlwall says she embraces her Arab identity and wants to become more vocal about her heritage as Lil Mix continue to rise.

'Beating for Beirut': An online concert for Lebanon

Paul McLoughlin

'Beating for Beirut': An online concert for Lebanon

Musicians from across the world will take part in an online concert, with the proceeds going to First Aid Renovation to help Beirut residents ...

For Lebanese, recovery too heavy to bear after blast

The New Arab Staff & Agencies

For Lebanese, recovery too heavy to bear after blast

Lebanese families are still struggling with rebuilding in the wake of the massive explosion centered at Beirut's port.

Lebanon sees 220 percent increase in Covid-19 cases

The New Arab Staff

Lebanon sees 220 percent increase in Covid-19 cases

The blast left hundreds of thousands homeless in Beirut.

Fear of coronavirus is triggering child stress in Syria

The New Arab Staff

Fear of coronavirus is triggering child stress in Syria

A mental health crisis is unfolding in Syria and other countries, with stress levels among children skyrocketing due to Covid-19 fears.

Florence Massena

After Beirut blast, mental health is Lebanon's next crisis

Lebanon is on the verge of a mental health emergency after the trauma of the devastating Beirut explosion.

Sophia Akram

Asylum for Sale: The intersection of capitalism and migration

Book Club: Through essays, artwork, and photographs, this explosive new book documents the global asylum regime as an industry characterised by ...

The New Arab Staff & Agencies

New Zealand mosque gunman unmoved as survivors recount ordeal

At the opening of the sentencing hearing in a Christchurch courtroom, the white supremacist who murdered 51 Muslims in last year's New Zealand ...

The New Arab Staff & Agencies

COVID-19 deaths spike among Syria medical personnel

The number of COVID-19 deaths among medical personnel in government-held parts of Syria has shot up in recent weeks amid a rise in infections, ...

UN launches $565 million appeal for Lebanon after blast

The New Arab Staff

UN launches $565 million appeal for Lebanon after blast

A new $565 million UN appeal will assist some 300,000 people in Lebanon impacted by the Beirut blast.

The New Arab Staff & Agencies

8 children die in Syria camp for IS families

The detainees at al-Hol consist of the wives of IS fighters and their children, who were captured or surrendered to Kurdish forces.

Lebanese army indiscriminately attacked unarmed protesters: Amnesty International

The New Arab Staff

Lebanese army indiscriminately attacked unarmed protesters: Amnesty International

Lebanese security apparatus have attacked unarmed protesters, including attacking medics.

Coronavirus toll hits record high in blast-hit Lebanon

The New Arab Staff & Agencies

Coronavirus toll hits record high in blast-hit Lebanon

Lebanon has recorded its highest daily number of coronavirus deaths and new infections.

Abandoned and forgotten, migrant workers reel from Beirut explosion

Gaia Caramazza & Florence Dixon

Abandoned and forgotten, migrant workers reel from Beirut explosion

Many of those killed by the Beirut explosion were migrant workers. Already a vulnerable group in Lebanon, their plight is now likely to get even ...

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