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More heavy bombers and fighter jets have been deployed by Washington as it continues its withdrawal of troops from Afghanistan.

Following a move by the US, President Putin has backed the waiving of patents for Covid-19 patents.

Changing narratives and fostering inclusion with Yalla! Let's Talk

Diana Alghoul

Changing narratives and fostering inclusion with Yalla! Let's Talk

Yalla! Let's Talk is a platform made by Arabs that found success by creating a safe space for people from all walks of the community.

French reporter kidnapped by jihadi rebels in northern Mali

The New Arab Staff & Agencies

French reporter kidnapped by jihadi rebels in northern Mali

A video has been released by jihadi rebels of French journalist Olivier Dubois, who was kidnapped in Mali.

British-Arab advocacy group urges UK action for Sheikh Jarrah

The New Arab Staff

British-Arab advocacy group urges UK action for Sheikh Jarrah

Caabu has urged the UK to stand up for Palestinian families in Sheikh Jarrah.

Ruslan Trad

How Russia could capitalise on Chad's instability

Analysis: Uncertainty in Chad following Idriss Deby's sudden death represents an opportunity for Russia to expand its interests in West and Central Africa.

The New Arab Staff & Agencies

Le Drian in Lebanon with a message of 'firmness’

Jean-Yves Le Drian is to visit Lebanon as the country struggles with crippling economic problems and a failure to form a government.

The New Arab Staff & Agencies

Drought-hit Jordan 'critical' as water sources dry up

Drought in Jordan is continuing to affect the crops and livelihoods of farmers, who are hoping for rain.

The New Arab Staff & Agencies

Israel opposition leader Lapid gets chance to form government

Israeli President Reuven Rivlin said he believed Yair Lapid, a centrist former television anchor, 'could form a government that has the ...

UN Libya envoy submits elections proposal amid deep divisions

The New Arab Staff & Agencies

UN Libya envoy submits elections proposal amid deep divisions

Forum members remain divided on whether to pass the draft proposal submitted by Jan Kubis, according to sources.

Jessica Buxbaum

Masafer Yatta: Palestinian life in an Israeli firing zone

In-depth: For Palestinians in the Israeli-designated military area, daily life is plagued by settler violence, army harassment, and the ...

Israel president eyes new candidate to form government

The New Arab Staff

Israel president eyes new candidate to form government

Israeli President Reuven Rivlin has met with party leaders to determine if any lawmaker can form a government, despite voicing doubt about ...

Syrian refugees create Spain's first Arabic news outlet

Inigo Alexander

Syrian refugees create Spain's first Arabic news outlet

With incidents of xenophobia towards Arab communities in Spain on the rise, the establishment of Baynana is a welcome counterweight to ...

Why the local also matters this Ramadan

Malia Bouattia

Why the local also matters this Ramadan

Comment: This Ramadan, let's address issues close to home, such as supporting victims of racist policies and policing, writes Malia Bouattia.

Iran nuclear talks in Vienna 'not collapsing': Russian ambassador

The New Arab Staff

Iran nuclear talks in Vienna 'not collapsing': Russian ambassador

A Russian ambassador has pushed back against claims the talks in Vienna are collapsing, and instead said that good progress is being made.

Xavier Palacios

The Cyprus conflict in a polarised Eastern Mediterranean

Analysis: The failure of peace talks has shown yet again how regional polarisation has become one more layer in the complex task of resolving the frozen conflict in Cyprus.

Dominique Vidal

What if they'd been shouting, "Death to the Jews!"?

Comment: In the wake of Jerusalem's anti-Arab violence, Dominique Vidal questions how the world would react if the shoe were on the other foot.

The New Arab Staff & Agencies

G7 seeks common front on China

The G7 devoted its first session to China, with Blinken pledging 'robust cooperation' with Britain in pressuring Beijing's over its genocide of ...

The New Arab Staff & Agencies

Biden quadruples Trump refugee cap after delay backlash

After delaying replacement of the record-low ceiling set by his predecessor, President Biden has raised the America's cap on refugee admissions ...

'The Running Man' from Oldham: Charity fundraiser extraordinaire

Sadek Hamid

'The Running Man' from Oldham: Charity fundraiser extraordinaire

Hailed as a British Muslim inspiration, Sadek Hamid catches up with Afruz Miah, whose impressive fundraising challenges have rightly established ...

The New Arab Staff & Agencies

Rockets target Iraqi base hosting US contractors

Three rockets were fired Monday evening towards Iraq's Balad airbase north of Baghdad, a security source told AFP, but without causing US ...

Kuwait bans foreign travel for unvaccinated citizens

The New Arab Staff

Kuwait bans foreign travel for unvaccinated citizens

Several governments around the world are adopting so-called vaccine passports.

Ramadan in the shadow of Lebanon's food price crisis

Tala Ramadan

Ramadan in the shadow of Lebanon's food price crisis

In-depth: Ramadan tables in Lebanon are lighter this year, as inflation makes Iftar meals unaffordable for many families.

Share the intellectual property on Covid-19

Jeffrey D. Sachs

Share the intellectual property on Covid-19

Comment: Intellectual property must serve the global good, rather than humanity serving the interests of a few private companies, writes Jeffrey ...

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