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

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

As MBS rises, giant Bin Laden construction company declines

The New Arab Staff & Agencies

As MBS rises, giant Bin Laden construction company declines

The giant Saudi Bin Laden construction company, founded by Al-Qaeda leader Osama Bin Laden’s father, survived the fallout of September 11 but declined under Saudi Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman.

British Muslims forge digital pathways to family during Ramadan

Narjas Zatat

British Muslims forge digital pathways to family during Ramadan

Muslims across the UK are observing the month of Ramadan in the absence of familial traditions due to Covid-19 restrictions, but they're using ...

Somali opposition fighters block roads in capital Mogadishu

The New Arab Staff & Agencies

Somali opposition fighters block roads in capital Mogadishu

Witnesses said they saw machine gun-mounted vehicles stationed in opposition strongholds.

The New Arab Staff & Agencies

Lebanese doctor's drive to curb Covid with sniffer dogs

Dogs are being used to sniff out Covid-19 infections at airports in Dubai, Helsinki and Syndey.

Emile Nakhleh

The world watches Lebanon on brink of collapse

Comment: Emile Nakhleh examines how corruption has brought Lebanese society to the brink, and why the international community and its ...

The New Arab Staff & Agencies

Syria to close schools and universities over virus surge

Syria's primary schools will close their doors from Monday, where cases are said to have risen dramatically last week. Universities ...

The New Arab Staff & Agencies

Blinken seeks Israel's 'equal' treatment of Palestinians

Antony Blinken has called for equal treatment for the Palestinians after increasing aid commitments to Palestine.

Why the Uighur genocide in China matters

Azeem Ibrahim

Why the Uighur genocide in China matters

Comment: Given China's increasing power, the international community must act now to ensure that a Uighur genocide does not become become a ...

Moustafa al-Saied, Ali Eid and Mohamed Abo El-Gheit

How Russia swooped Syria's hydrocarbon share in Eastern Mediterranean

An investigation by The New Arab’s sister site Al-Araby Al-Jadeed delves into Soyuzneftegaz's operations in Syria, its questionable credentials, ...

Turkish police detain dozens of student protesters

The New Arab Staff & Agencies

Turkish police detain dozens of student protesters

"We are not silent, we are not afraid, we do not obey."

New definition of anti-Semitism challenges pro-Israel narratives

The New Arab Staff

New definition of anti-Semitism challenges pro-Israel narratives

The new 'Jerusalem Declaration on Anti-Semitism' says boycotts of Israel are not anti-Semitic, in contrast to the controversial IHRA definition.

Houthi attack sparks fire at Saudi oil terminal

The New Arab Staff & Agencies

Houthi attack sparks fire at Saudi oil terminal

The latest in an upsurge of cross-border attacks has sparked a fire at a Saudi oil facility on Friday, authorities said.

We Are Bellingcat: The emergence and growth of OSINT

Henrietta Wilson

We Are Bellingcat: The emergence and growth of OSINT

Book Club: We Are Bellingcat details an insider's account of the emergence and growth of OSINT and new forms of citizen investigations.

The New Arab Staff

London university gets its first hijabi student union president

Shaima Dallali warned students and universities are facing pressure from the UK government to adopt legislation that would "hinder the students' activities in support of the Palestinian cause".

The New Arab Staff

Legendary Egyptian feminist Nawal El Saadawi dies aged 89

Saadawi was the Arabic-speaking world's most influential feminist.

Mobashra Tazamal

Behind Macron's faux issues lies an ugly reality

Comment: Macron is whipping up anti-Muslim sentiment in order to cover up for his own failures: An economic crisis, rising inequality and a ...

The New Arab Staff & Agencies

Netanyahu fights for re-election without key ally Trump

Netanyahu is heading for a fourth general election, but this time without the support of his powerful ally: Donald Trump.

Free speech, Israel-Palestine and the battle to define anti-Semitism

Ziad Al-Qattan

Free speech, Israel-Palestine and the battle to define anti-Semitism

In-depth: UCL academics say the IHRA definition does nothing to eradicate anti-Semitism but shuts down debate on Palestine.

The New Arab Staff & Agencies

White supremacist propaganda surged in 2020, report says

The Anti-Defamation League has reported a rise in the amount of white supremacist propaganda released in the US last year.

'Education first': Kuwaitis campaign for government to reopen schools

The New Arab Staff

'Education first': Kuwaitis campaign for government to reopen schools

Kuwait has kept all students away from educational institutions since March 2020.

Cornel West claims pro-Palestine stance cost him Harvard tenure

The New Arab Staff

Cornel West claims pro-Palestine stance cost him Harvard tenure

West left Harvard University amid a controversy over his consideration for tenure.

WATCH: Pakistan couple expelled by university for public proposal

The New Arab Staff & Agencies

WATCH: Pakistan couple expelled by university for public proposal

In the clip, a female university student gets down on one knee and proposes to her boyfriend.

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