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Comment: Macron's tirade against 'Islamist separatism' is nothing but a racist and malicious attempt to win votes, writes Yasser Louati.

Cries filled the air outside the courtroom as New Zealand came to the collective realisation that the country's worst mass murderer would never walk free.

Trump revives racist 'birther' conspiracy theory for Kamala Harris

Mobashra Tazamal

Trump revives racist 'birther' conspiracy theory for Kamala Harris

Comment: Just as they did for Obama, Republicans and right-wing media will level their attacks not against Harris's policy positions, but against who she is, writes Mobashra Tazamal.

Sarsour is a steadfast ally, Biden shouldn't forget that

Mitchell Plitnick

Sarsour is a steadfast ally, Biden shouldn't forget that

Comment: Biden's campaign must make space in the Democratic tent for anti-racist and progressive ally, Linda Sarsour, writes Mitchell Plitnick.

Trump insists UAE will buy F-35s after Israel agreement

The New Arab Staff & Agencies

Trump insists UAE will buy F-35s after Israel agreement

Israel, which uses the stealth aircraft to carry out operational attacks against Iranian targets in Syria, regards the sale as a threat to its ...

The New Arab Staff & Agencies

Trump weighs F-35 sales to UAE over Israeli objections

President Trump told a news conference the sale was now "under review", given the new dynamic between Israel and the UAE.

A. Kayum Ahmed

Can vaccines be allocated on anti-racist terms?

Comment: Given the extent to which Covid-19 disproportionately impacts BIPOC communities, a vaccine should be allocated on an actively ...

Yazan al-Saadi

MSF has a flaw its white saviours can't solve

Comment: The functioning of MSF and other humanitarian organisations is inherently racist. Whether or not it can shed its colonial attitudes ...

Nima Gerami

To defeat systemic racism, America must end endless war

Comment: The US desperately needs an open and honest debate about the ways race and racism have influenced its foreign policy for centuries, ...

Thanks to Ocasio-Cortez, Congress could finally hold Israel accountable

Josh Ruebner

Thanks to Ocasio-Cortez, Congress could finally hold Israel accountable

Comment: Rep. Ocasio-Cortez is showing real leadership by firmly grounding her opposition to Israeli annexation in Palestinian human and ...

The New Arab Staff & Agencies

YouTube culls prominent white supremacist channels over hate speech

YouTube has shut down six channels promoting white supremacy - including those of David Duke and Richard Spencer - as social ...

Trump tweets video of fan yelling '<em>white</em> power'

The New Arab Staff & Agencies

Trump tweets video of fan yelling 'white power'

Trump shared a video of a stand-off between anti-Trump protesters and his supporters in which a man chants "white power" - before ...

To end colonial racism, fix Balfour's declaration

Rami G. Khouri

To end colonial racism, fix Balfour's declaration

Comment: Remedying the pain caused by British colonial racism includes righting historical wrongs by promoting the birth of a Palestinian state, ...

An essential reading list on Black Muslim history

Aisha Yusuff

An essential reading list on Black Muslim history

Book Club: Aisha Yusuff recommends ten books to understand the legacy and contribution of Black Muslims to Islamic history.

The statues are falling, structures of racism must follow

Siana Bangura

The statues are falling, structures of racism must follow

Comment: Tearing down statues is a step towards wider change, but we mustn't feel content with symbolic actions alone, writes Siana Bangura.

Chanee' Robinson

To end racism, start with America's education system

Comment: We must teach our children about America's black history, and design a curriculum that also encourages black excellence, writes Chanee' Robinson.

Khaled A. Beydoun

Trump, racism and America's original sin

Comment: By conflating Black Lives Matter protesters with looters, and nonviolent assembly with domestic terrorism, President Trump has ...

The New Arab

Dozens demonstrate in Jerusalem over killing of autistic Palestinian

Protesters carried signs reading "Palestinian Lives Matter" and "Justice for Eyad. Justice for George".

The New Arab

Unconditional solidarity: Palestinians rally support for George Floyd's family

Palestinians rally in support of George Floyd's family after the death of the unarmed African-American by a white officer, as it ...

For Ahmaud Arbery's killers, his Blackness was transgression enough

Khaled A. Beydoun

For Ahmaud Arbery's killers, his Blackness was transgression enough

Comment: Gunned down while out for a jog, Ahmaud Arbery's death is a dark reminder of the racism that still permeates America and its justice ...

The New Arab & agencies

Muslims still feel unsafe after deadly New Zealand massacre

On March 15, 2019, a self-avowed white supremacist launched a massacre on mosques in New Zealand, killing 51 worshippers. Today, ...

New Zealand cancels mosque massacre remembrance over virus fears

The New Arab & agencies

New Zealand cancels mosque massacre remembrance over virus fears

The National Remembrance Service planned to mark one year since the Christchurch mosque attacks on Sunday 15 March has been cancelled as a ...

Ardern says racist threat lingers after Christchurch mosque attacks

The New Arab & agencies

Ardern says racist threat lingers after Christchurch mosque attacks

New Zealand's Prime Minister Jacinda Ardern joined more than a thousand Muslims for Friday prayers.

Riz Ahmed's Islamophobia film is a call to action 

Tahmina Begum

Riz Ahmed's Islamophobia film is a call to action 

In the wake of Brexit and the rising toll of Islamophobia in the UK, Riz Ahmed’s debut short film is a call to action, writes Tahmina Begum.

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