Six Palestinian prisoners, mostly serving life terms, escaped early on Monday from a high-security prison in northern Israel after digging a tunnel dug beneath a sink. The breakout has caused hysteria in Israel
Film Review: Netflix's latest Arab offering chronicles the journey of Zebiba, a budding weightlifter from Alexandria, on her pursuit to reach the Olympic Games. Tackling poignant themes, the documentary reveals shifting gender perceptions in Egypt.
Joe Show mocks how a watermark on Egypt's new banknotes triggered an absurd overreaction over 'pride' propaganda, Egypt's move to rename its notorious prisons to 'correctional facilities', and Algeria blaming wild fires on sinister conspiracies.
While Lebanon's multifaceted crisis has impacted all industries, the creative world has been hit especially hard. Facing long periods without work, The New Arab speaks with actors and filmmakers about how they have survived amidst national turmoil.
As the Taliban assert dominance in Afghanistan, thousands of Afghans are desperately looking for ways to flee the country, with the UN warning that half a million Afghans could be made refugees by the end of the year.
In the aftermath of the Beirut port explosion, incidents of PTSD in Lebanon increased, with many in the capital now seeking their futures elsewhere. For those who remain, art has helped process trauma as a joyous alternative to regular therapy.
The worsening economic collapse in Lebanon has resulted in the government raising gasoline prices in a partial reduction of fuel subsidies as it seeks to ease crippling shortages that have brought the country to a standstill.
As the Taliban sweep into power and pledge an "Islamist Emirate" in Afghanistan, all eyes are on how the group will rule the country, and if anything will be different from their extremist predecessors.
Film Review: Hogir Hirori's latest documentary, Sabaya, uncovers the horrors the Yazidi community experienced at the hands of ISIS in Syria's Al-Hawl camp. Yet, even in their darkest moment, Hirori shows there is light at the end of the tunnel.