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Comment: Opposition to migrant camps must be rooted in human rights concerns, not hatred and xenophobia, writes Malia Bouattia.

The response to the Nobel Prize winning economist's tweet that Americans took 9/11 "calmly" has been anything but calm.

Cooperate on climate or 'we will be doomed': UN

The New Arab Staff & Agencies

Cooperate on climate or 'we will be doomed': UN

World powers must come together for the sake of the global climate, or else humanity is 'doomed', warned UN chief Antonio Guterres.

Ilhan Omar accuses MSNBC host Joy Reid of 'Islamophobia'

The New Arab Staff

Ilhan Omar accuses MSNBC host Joy Reid of 'Islamophobia'

The Muslim congresswoman stirred up controversy after she accused a prominent American news anchor of Islamophobia.

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 ...

Malia Bouattia

Priti Patel's toxic xenophobia is the real enemy

Comment: The Home Secretary's spectacular lack of humanity towards migrants is obscuring the very real damage her government is doing to the country, writes Malia Bouattia.

The New Arab Staff

'Dehumanising' BBC report on refugee boats sparks outrage

Reporters from the BBC and Sky News have taken to the Channel amid a rise in migrant crossings; critics accuse journalists of treating the risky ...

The New Arab Staff & Agencies

Black Lives Matter skirts North Africa despite everyday racism

Black citizens in Algeria, Morocco and Tunisia, as well as migrants from sub-Saharan Africa who come to work, study or try to reach Europe, say ...

Khaled A. Beydoun

The Muslims who saved Liverpool F.C.

Comment: Liverpool wingers Salah and Mane are scoring goals well beyond the football pitch, writes Khaled Beydoun.

Coronavirus emptied detention centres, they should remain closed forever

Malia Bouattia

Coronavirus emptied detention centres, they should remain closed forever

Comment: The Tories' hostile environment was suspended just long enough to prove another world is possible. Now though, it's back to business, ...

The New Arab Staff & Agencies

2 neo-Nazis on trial accused of killing German politician

The accused had attended an event where Walter Luebcke, a member of Angela Merkel's party, had defended the government's decision to allow in ...

Coronavirus contemplations: Part III

Azmi Bishara

Coronavirus contemplations: Part III

Comment: In this three-part series, Dr Azmi Bishara takes a deep dive look at how citizens and states have responded to an unprecedented ...

Can Gulf countries survive without their foreign workers post-pandemic?

Courtney Freer

Can Gulf countries survive without their foreign workers post-pandemic?

Comment: Some Gulf states are looking to capitalise on coronavirus and prioritise jobs for citizens, but expatriate flight is problematic, ...

Lebanon excludes refugees from coronavirus response at its peril

Tamirace Fakhoury

Lebanon excludes refugees from coronavirus response at its peril

Comment: The Covid-19 era marks a new chapter in the erosion of refugee rights in Lebanon, and policymaking that excludes their access to ...

The New Arab & agencies

Kuwait police disperse 'riot' by Egyptians stranded by virus

Stranded Egyptian workers in Kuwait rioted early on Monday over lack of action from Cairo to help them return home during the coronavirus pandemic.

Brooke Anderson

'You're not welcome': Trump's confusing immigration ban sows anxiety

Donald Trump has signed an executive order that temporarily suspends immigration into the US, leading to apprehension and fear in communities ...

Sahar F. Aziz

Trump is using coronavirus to push anti-immigrant election agenda

Comment: Trump is using his administration's coronavirus response to ram through his anti-immigrant election platform, writes Sahar Aziz.

The New Arab

Trump praises Islam, wishes Muslims 'Ramadan Mubarak'

The architect of the 'Muslim ban' praised Islam for its values of 'peace, kindness, and love and respect for others' in his annual Ramadan ...

Biden predicts Trump will try to postpone US election

The New Arab & agencies

Biden predicts Trump will try to postpone US election

'Mark my words, I think he is gonna try to kick back the election' said Biden, adding that Trump will use the pandemic to suppress voters any ...

Mobashra Tazamal

Trump feeds his base with steady dose of xenophobia

Comment: Trump's latest order isn't aimed at protecting the health and safety of Americans, rather it seeks to distract from his failings and ...

Ethnic minority healthcare workers praised in new coronavirus video

The New Arab

Ethnic minority healthcare workers praised in new coronavirus video

A new viral trend call #YouClapForMeNow is celebrating ethnic minority essential workers working in the front lines to battle the Covid-19 ...

UK's coronavirus response forces most vulnerable to shoulder burden

Malia Bouattia

UK's coronavirus response forces most vulnerable to shoulder burden

Comment: UK communities of colour are propping up the stay-at-home privileged class, and putting themselves at risk in the process, writes Malia ...

Coronavirus in service of authoritarianism

Sam Hamad

Coronavirus in service of authoritarianism

Comment: Authoritarian governments from China to the US are weaponizing the coronavirus to seize greater power, writes Sam Hamad.

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