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Egypt said it would send 10 ambulances to the besieged coastal strip, where hundreds have been wounded in Israeli airstrikes.

The Gaza bloodshed has shown most Gulf Arab citizens still support the Palestinians despite normalisation deals between their leaders and Israel.

A week and a century like no other

Rami G. Khouri

A week and a century like no other

Comment: Rami Khouri witnesses a shift in the way Israel's occupation is understood and talked about on the global stage, and considers its implications for Palestinians and Israel.

Palestinian-Israeli MK calls for UN protection from Israeli violence

The New Arab Staff

Palestinian-Israeli MK calls for UN protection from Israeli violence

Abu Shehadeh said the Palestinian-Israelis are being subjected to racist discrimination and violence from Israeli forces and armed right-wing ...

Despite Palestinian expulsions, US envoy unlikely to pressure Israel

Brooke Anderson

Despite Palestinian expulsions, US envoy unlikely to pressure Israel

In spite of increased public pressure, international condemnation, and a rising death toll, the U.S decision to send an envoy is tainted by ...

The New Arab Staff

Facebook to live stream Eid moonsightings from across UK

Advocates of a unified local Islamic calendar for British muslims have hailed the partnership as 'historic'.

The New Arab Staff & Agencies

Scientists race to study India variants as cases explode

Viruses mutate constantly, and the surge in infections in India has resulted in more opportunities for new versions to emerge.

The New Arab Staff

Syria releases online economy critics ahead of 'sham' elections

Hundred of Syrians accused of minor infractions have been released as part of a general amnesty ahead of the upcoming presidential elections.

Sumaiyya Naseem

Spring by Leila Rafei: On the periphery of revolution

Book Club: Leila Rafei's debut novel Spring is a stunning work that exemplifies the kind of stories we need to read and write about in the Arab ...

Big tech is trying to deplatform Palestinians

Laura Albast

Big tech is trying to deplatform Palestinians

Comment: Palestinians aren't just resisting expulsion, but an aggressive campaign to silence them online, and a longstanding media effort to ...

The New Arab Staff & Agencies

Iran candidates register for presidential election

The country's supreme leader, Ayatollah Ali Khamenei, has in recent months urged for high turnout, expressing hope that this would encourage the ...

UN experts: IS committed genocide against Yazidis

The New Arab Staff & Agencies

UN experts: IS committed genocide against Yazidis

“I ask you to start a new chapter - legal accountability for ISIS crimes would dramatically impact every action of my community’s recovery.”

Palestinian-Israelis join protests as Israel ramps up Jerusalem violence

The New Arab Staff

Palestinian-Israelis join protests as Israel ramps up Jerusalem violence

Palestinian citizens of Israel have taken part in demonstrations in Haifa and Nazareth.

'No doubt' US has undercounted Covid deaths: Fauci

The New Arab Staff & Agencies

'No doubt' US has undercounted Covid deaths: Fauci

The United States, which has reported the world's worst overall Covid-19 death toll, has "no doubt" been undercounting fatal cases, top pandemic ...

Saudi Arabia, Egypt, Kuwait slam Israeli raid on Al-Aqsa

The New Arab Staff

Saudi Arabia, Egypt, Kuwait slam Israeli raid on Al-Aqsa

Leading Islamic bodies, including Egypt's Al Azhar University, also condemned Israel's actions in East Jerusalem.

Zaina Ujayli

Raising the refugee cap is not enough

Comment: Allocating more funding to resettlement organisations will not fill the gaps created by four years of neglect, writes Zaina Ujayli.

Alex de Waal

Biden’s brewing problem in Ethiopia

Comment: A brutal regional conflict broke out last November and shows no signs of winding down, writes Alex de Waal.

The New Arab Staff & Agencies

Israel's Lapid faces daunting path to anti-Netanyahu govt

Yair Lapid has been given then opportunity to form a coalition government, after Benjamin Netanyahu failed to meet the deadline.

Yousra Samir Imran

Kuwaiti women's fight against gender-based violence

The harrowing murder of Farah Akbar highlights the systemic issue of gender-based violence in Kuwait.

Facebook board upholds Trump suspension

The New Arab Staff & Agencies

Facebook board upholds Trump suspension

While Facebook's quasi-independent Oversight Board voted to uphold the ban, it called the social network's 'indefinite' suspension of Trump ...

The New Arab Staff & Agencies

'Illegal EU measures' linked to 2,000 refugee deaths: report

A report released by The Guardian has claimed that thousands of refugee deaths could be linked to 'illegal methods' used by some EU member states

Midnight in Cairo: Meet the divas of 1920s Egypt

Usman Butt

Midnight in Cairo: Meet the divas of 1920s Egypt

Book Club: With tales of opulence and extravagance from Cairo's high society, Raphael Cormack's book paints a nuanced and defiant picture of the ...

Iran diplomat's 20-year sentence for France bomb plot confirmed

The New Arab Staff & Agencies

Iran diplomat's 20-year sentence for France bomb plot confirmed

The lawyer for Assadollah Assadi, an Iranian diplomat convicted of plotting to bomb an opposition rally outside Paris, 'failed' to lodge an ...

Iraq pushes vaccine rollout amid widespread apathy, distrust

The New Arab Staff & Agencies

Iraq pushes vaccine rollout amid widespread apathy, distrust

It has taken a populist Shia cleric's public endorsement of vaccinations - and images of him getting the shot last week - to turn things around.

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