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Comment: The UAE is relying on mercenaries to do its dirty work in Yemen and beyond, writes David Isenberg.

Comment: On the front lines of some of today's worst human rights abuses are the three white settler colonial states; the United States, Australia and Israel, writes CJ Werleman.

Iran's reformists demand negotiations with Trump

The New Arab

Iran's reformists demand negotiations with Trump

A number of prominent Iranian reformist penned a letter to Tehran officials urging them to restart talks with the US

World Cup kick-off! Egypt-Uruguay LIVEBLOG

The New Arab

World Cup kick-off! Egypt-Uruguay LIVEBLOG

Minute-by-minute updates from Egypt's opening game in its 2018 FIFA World Cup campaign, against South America titans Uruguay.

Promoting Islamophobia in <em>America</em>

Arnold Isaacs

Promoting Islamophobia in America

Comment: In today's America, disparaging Islam is acceptable in ways that disparaging other religions is not, writes Arnold Isaacs.

The New Arab & agencies

Morocco loses 2026 World Cup bid to US-Mexico-Canada trio

With the US and Canada failing even to qualify for Russia 2018, there was only one way to guarantee playing in 2026.

CJ Werleman

Palestinians aren't using human shields, Israel is

Comment: Israel is attempting to conceal its atrocities by falsely claiming Palestinians use their own children as human shields, writes CJ ...

Khaled Diab

Ethnicity vs religion: What does being a Muslim mean?

Comment: In western Europe and the US, 'Muslim' is often used as a marker of ethnic origin, rather than of religion, writes Khaled Diab.

Alain Gresh

Revolution without revolutionaries: Making sense of the Arab Spring

Book review: Asef Bayat takes a fascinating look at the forces driving the Arab Spring, and the reasons for events that followed, writes Alain ...

Brothers of the Gun: A memoir of Syria's war

Charlie Hoyle

Brothers of the Gun: A memoir of Syria's war

The New Arab Meets: Syrian journalist Marwan Hisham and American artist Molly Crabapple speak about their powerful new book 'Brothers of the ...

The New Arab & agencies

Spurned by US, Iran angrily watches Trump-North Korea talks

For Iran, the so-called 'Axis of Evil' has boiled down to a party of one, as US President Donald Trump prepares for direct talks with North ...

Argentina make a Messi of Israel's anti-BDS campaign

Hilary Aked

Argentina make a Messi of Israel's anti-BDS campaign

Comment: Despite Israel's efforts to smother BDS, the Argentinian team's move proves decisively that the movement can and will continue to grow ...

Denmark's burqa ban: A lurch towards secular extremism

CJ Werleman

Denmark's burqa ban: A lurch towards secular extremism

Comment: Denmark is the latest European country to have exploited fears over refugees and terrorism for right-wing political gain, writes CJ ...

YPG to disarm, withdraw from Manbij after Turkey-US deal

The New Arab & agencies

YPG to disarm, withdraw from Manbij after Turkey-US deal

The Syrian-Kurdish YPG militia has said it will withdraw from Manbij, as Turkey and the United States agreed a roadmap on the fate of the ...

The misogyny of terror

Otman Aitlkaboud

The misogyny of terror

Comment: Trivialising misogyny's role in terrorism's wider context is dangerous, writes Otman Aitlkaboud.

The New Arab

Camp David: Saudi Arabia secretly supported landmark negotiations

Leaked documents from Washington reveal a double-dealing Saudi Arabia who privately supported the 1979 Egypt-Israel peace accords, while publicly rejecting them as a betrayal of Arab states.

The New Arab & agencies

Netanyahu prepares to push anti-Iran line on Europe tour

Israeli leader Binyamin Netanyahu is set to travel to Europe on Monday to counter efforts by world leaders to salvage the Iran nuclear deal.

The New Arab & agencies

Morocco World Cup bid cleared for runoff against US

Morocco's 2026 World Cup bid has been cleared for a a runoff vote despite concerns about the country's readiness to host the competition.

CJ Werleman

Why Israel wants to ban filming Israeli soldiers

Comment: Israeli lawmakers' attempts to muzzle citizen journalists and the press shows the power of their narratives, writes CJ Werleman.

Millennials hold the key to freeing Palestine

CJ Werleman

Millennials hold the key to freeing Palestine

Comment: Time is running out for Israel, writes CJ Werleman. Demographics (and international law) are on the Palestinians' side.

Emile Nakhleh

Trump is throwing the Middle East under the bus

Comment: Killing the Iran deal and moving the embassy to Jerusalem will only bring more instability and misery to the people of the region, ...

The US is becoming a pariah state

CJ Werleman

The US is becoming a pariah state

Comment: The United States' ill-conceived and diabolically executed 'war on terror' began the rapid erosion of the idea of the US as a ...

Iran will 'punch Pompeo in the mouth'

The New Arab

Iran will 'punch Pompeo in the mouth'

Iran has hit back against US Secretary of State Mike Pompeo's comments that the republic will face 'strongest sanctions in history'.

Thousands mass at pro-Palestinian rally called by Erdogan

The New Arab

Thousands mass at pro-Palestinian rally called by Erdogan

Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan rallied thousands of protesters in Istanbul to show solidarity with the Palestinians and condemn Israel ...

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