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For many, Shireen Abu Akleh wasn’t only the voice of Palestine but one who empowered and encouraged many aspiring journalists. As the world mourns her death, we speak to people about the impact the veteran journalist's life and work had on them.
After Israel's 11-day assault of Gaza during Ramadan and Eid al-Fitr last year, customary festivities are a painful reminder for the dozens of Gazan families who lost loved ones. The New Arab speaks with two survivors about how they have coped.
Book Club: Through a multi-lingual analysis of Palestinian literature, Maurice Ebileeni's latest book is a compelling account of how enforced displacement has led to a diversification of Palestinian thought, writing, and narration of space.
Book Club: With meticulous research based on oral historical narratives and archival literature, Julie M. Norman’s 'The Palestinian Prisoners Movement' traces the centrality of resistance by those incarcerated in Israeli jails.
On 27 April the Guardian reported the horrific massacre of 41 Syrian civilians in Tadamon, a Damascus neighbourhood. As Russian crimes in Ukraine invoke Western outrage and support for Ukraine, Ammar Dayoub says we cannot expect the same for Syria.
Failing to hold American partners to account for human rights abuses emboldens them to continue with bad behaviour, forcing Washington to defend them and ultimately making these allies burdens rather than assets to the US, writes Trita Parsi.
Book Club: Renowned Palestinian academic Azmi Bishara's latest book Palestine: Matters of Truth and Justice is a comprehensive, interdisciplinary investigation of the question of justice in Palestine, analysed through a moral and legislative lens.
For many Gazans, Eid al-Fitr is a harsh reminder of their agonising conditions. Plagued by unemployment, families have had to choose which of the festival's necessities they would go without or find cheaper, second-hand alternatives.
Book Club: The New Arab sits down with journalist John Lyons, whose new book, Dateline Jerusalem: Journalism's Toughest Assignment, examines the current stranglehold of the Israeli lobby within Australia and how to shift the current narrative.
Naftali Bennett's administration has intensified efforts to forcibly detain, displace and replace the Palestinians of the Negev (Al-Naqab). Nonetheless, Israel's predatory behaviour has been met by steadfast Palestinian resistance.