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Book review: NYT correspondent David Kirkpatrick's book is a revealing look at an ill-informed and bitterly divided Obama administration in the aftermath of Egypt's Arab Spring, writes Alain Gresh.

Comment: Newly elected Tlaib, Ocasio-Cortez and Omar now have a unique chance to help broaden the debate in Congress, writes Mitchell Plitnick.

Trump's Supreme Court pick spreads insecurity, fear among Muslims

The New Arab

Trump's Supreme Court pick spreads insecurity, fear among Muslims

US progressives and liberals brace themselves as President Donald Trump prepares to appoint a second Supreme Court justice.

Trump's Muslim ban based off bogus polling, <em>AIPAC</em> funding

Eli Clifton

Trump's Muslim ban based off bogus polling, AIPAC funding

Comment: The Muslim ban couldn't have come into effect without the tacit support of Frank Gaffney's toxic rhetoric, and the conservative ...

Is this the end of AIPAC's reign?

Dr. Tamara Kharroub

Is this the end of AIPAC's reign?

The long read: Despite declining support for the Israel lobby among young Jews and progressives, AIPAC's conference is still the place to be ...

The New Arab & agencies

Scandal-stricken Netanyahu attempts rallying cry against Iran at AIPAC

Israel's prime minister has vowed to 'stop' Iran, amid an intensifying corruption probe that threatens to unseat him from office.

The New Arab & agencies

Guatemala defends moving its embassy to Jerusalem

Guatemala's foreign minister echoed her country's president at the pro-Israel AIPAC conference in Washington, reiterating her country's ...

The New Arab & agencies

Trump tells Netanyahu he 'may attend' Jerusalem embassy opening

US President Donald Trump is hosting Israeli Prime Minister Binyamin Netanyahu at the White House and said he might attend the unveiling of a ...

The New Arab & agencies

Guatemala to move embassy to Jerusalem in May: president

Guatemala will relocate its embassy in Israel to Jerusalem this May, two days after the US shifts its mission, the Latin American country's ...

Netanyahu to meet with 'true friend' Trump

The New Arab & agencies

Netanyahu to meet with 'true friend' Trump

israel's prime minister will meet US President Donald Trump in Washington, as accusations of corruption persist at home.

The New Arab & agencies

House visit: Israeli police question Netanyahu in corruption probe

The Israeli prime minister, who is currently the focus of multiple corruption investigations, was questioned by police at his own home, reports ...

Israel's assault on Palestinian children: Will US Congress act?

Usaid Siddiqui

Israel's assault on Palestinian children: Will US Congress act?

Comment: A new US bill aims to prevent American funding from supporting the detention of Palestinian children - but it has yet to pass through ...

Zionism and the alt-right

Steven Salaita

Zionism and the alt-right

Comment: Can Zionism separate itself from the alt-right in order to save its liberal reputation? asks Steve Salaita.

Texas town: No hurricane aid for those boycotting Israel

The New Arab

Texas town: No hurricane aid for those boycotting Israel

US city is requiring applicants for aid to cope with the aftermath of Hurricane Harvey to pledge in writing that they will not take part in a ...

Anti-BDS bill in US Congress: Criminalising Free Speech

Dr. Tamara Kharroub

Anti-BDS bill in US Congress: Criminalising Free Speech

Comment: The anti-BDS bill violates the right to collective action which is protected under the US constitution, writes Tamara Kharroub.

The New Arab

FIFA: 'No foul play' in Qatar World Cup bid

Qatar welcomes FIFA report vindicating it from allegations of wrongdoing over its World Cup bid as a Saudi think-tank campaigns for Doha to be stripped of hosting the tournament.

Dr. Tamara Kharroub

How to impeach Donald Trump

Comment: Impeachment requires 25 Republican votes and all Democrats in the House, plus 19 of the GOP to join all 48 Democratic Senators. But ...

Dr. Tamara Kharroub

Impeaching Trump would be bad for the Middle East

Comment: It's liberals' favourite fantasy right now, but a President Pence could end up being much, much worse than Donald Trump ever could be, ...

The New Arab & agencies

Iran boosts uranium stock amid rising US tensions

Iran received its last batch of uranium from Russia on Monday, the atomic chief said, as part of the historic nuclear deal made by global powers ...

Trump vs the Iran nuclear deal

Stasa Salacanin

Trump vs the Iran nuclear deal

Could the Iranian nuclear deal be the next victim in the line of Trump’s new measures, asks Stasa Salacanin.

The New Arab

Netanyahu-Trump love affair begins with anti-Palestinian measures, February meeting

The much expected honeymoon between the US president Donald Trump and fellow right-wing leader, Israeli prime minister Binyamin Netanyahu, ...

Jerusalem: The undivided capital?

Ben Clarke

Jerusalem: The undivided capital?

Comment: For the Israeli establishment, unification is not about equality under the law, it is a political tool used for propagating idealised ...

Undercover investigation reveals Israeli infiltration of UK student movements

The New Arab

Undercover investigation reveals Israeli infiltration of UK student movements

Pro-Israel student activists admit to receiving funding from the Israeli embassy and the powerful American-Israeli pressure group AIPAC.

Smears and astroturfing: UK Israeli embassy's techniques revealed

Hilary Aked

Smears and astroturfing: UK Israeli embassy's techniques revealed

Comment: Shai Masot's unguarded comments suggest that Israel's UK 'grassroots' are actually more 'astroturf'; operating effectively as front ...

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