In Brief

Palestinian Liberation Organisation chairman Yasser Arafat meets with Black activists in Beirut
A transnational relationship built on anti-imperialism, anti-racism, and intercommunalism, the Black and Palestinian struggles share an interwoven history. As BLM and Palestinian protests gain momentum, Bashirat Olade elaborates on their alliance.
Police stand guard on a barricaded road outside the Yangon City Hall (R) and Sule Pagoda (C) in Yangon on 16 February, 2021. [Getty]
The Rohingya remain central to the next swing of Myanmar’s political pendulum. But their role in the country's future is anything but clear.
Marcus Rashford
The idea of the "natural" black athlete has a detrimental effect on how we see and value black talent, with very real consequences for black communities in Britain, writes Paul Ian Campbell.
Palestinian solidarity protest LA - AFP
Social media is playing a crucial role in helping to shift the narrative of Israeli apartheid, both on and offline, writes Ragheb Malli.
A man uses his mobile telephone at the Vali Asr square - AFP
Hossein Dabbagh and Julius Rogenhofer explore the ethical case for targeted sanctions.
Tram Taksim Istanbul - Getty
Lawrence Cenk Laws explores how - like Baldwin decades earlier - being in Turkey rested his mind and heart from the divisiveness and corrosiveness of American politics.
Clubhouse [NurPhoto]
Does Clubhouse have the staying power to go beyond a pandemic fad? Ragheb Malli is not so sure.
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For Arab-Americans, assimilation used to mean being apolitical. Now, we are waking up to the fact our inclusion in politics is vital to combat our community's marginalisation, writes Diala Ghneim.
Syria muslim ban protest - Getty
As a daughter of immigrants, I'm proud to cast a ballot that represents all of those who cannot vote but who endlessly give back to this country, writes Leena Zahra.
US election coverage
Call for submissions to The New Arab focusing on US election 2020