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Karim Traboulsi is Acting Manager Editor for The New Arab since May 2019

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The catch with Riyadh relaxing male guardianship laws

12 July, 2019

Comment: Any progress on women's rights will be a concession, not a royal gift conferred upon subjects, forced to answer with deference and gratitude, writes Karim Traboulsi.

BDS bulletin: Reappropriating hummus for justice

26 March, 2019

Israel has long appropriated Palestinian cuisine and Arab dishes, rebranding them as its own to efface the culture of the lands it occupies. But Palestinians are fighting back, and winning.

BDS Bulletin: Doing the right thing will cost you

04 March, 2019

From academic blacklisting to legal prosecution, supporting the Palestinian dream of freedom from occupation could cost you dear; but it's the right thing to do.

The Mummy Returned: Egypt foils smuggling of ancient corpse

25 February, 2019

Cairo have foiled an attempt to smuggle parts of Egyptian mummies by a passenger who bagged them but did not tag them in his luggage on a flight.

UK 'boosting' Yemen aid, while continuing Saudi arms sales

25 February, 2019

London is to continue its schizophrenic policy on Yemen, providing aid while selling weapons to those bombing it and fuelling its humanitarian crisis with the other.

India 'prevents MbS flying direct from Pakistan'

19 February, 2019

The Saudi crown prince got a taste of his own medicine after India forced him to fly via Riyadh to avoid coming directly from arch-rival Pakistan.

Saudi political detainees on hunger strike against 'inhumane imprisonment'

18 February, 2019

Saudi prisoners of conscience led by imprisoned prominent human rights activist Dr. Abdullah al-Hamid, have declared a hunger strike to protest their unjust detention for merely calling for reform.

Iran wants to make Lebanon's military 'the region's strongest'

11 February, 2019

Iran has dispatched its top diplomat to Beirut to woo the newly formed Lebanese government with military and civilian aid, a move meant to encounter US and Saudi resistance.

West 'should cut ties with Riyadh' over torture scandal

05 February, 2019

British broadcaster Mehdi Hasan and Saudi-British Professor Madawi al-Rasheed were among prominent names calling for a boycott of the Saudi regime during a heated debate in London on Monday.

Egyptian 'Rafale pilot' killed in crash

29 January, 2019

The Egyptian pilot was named as Major Mohtady al-Shazly. He was laid to rest in the town of El-Bagour in the north Egypt governorate of Manoufia on Monday night.

Sudan's Bashir offers 'ceasefire' to contain swelling anti-government protests

28 January, 2019

Sudanese President Omar al-Bashir has declared open-ended ceasefires in two conflict-hit states in what appears to be a move intended to contain protests against his three-decade rule.

Saudi columnist Siham al-Qahtani mocks boycott of Israel

28 January, 2019

A Saudi columnist has mocked supporters of the BDS movement targeting Israeli occupation, saying it is time for Arabs to have 'normal relations' with the Jewish state.

Karim Traboulsi
Karim Traboulsi

Karim Traboulsi is Acting Manager Editor for The New Arab since May 2019

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