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Analysis: Ankara's investments south of its border indicate it plans to maintain influence there so some time to come, writes Paul Iddon.

Comment: On screen, Arabs have either been absent or portrayed as villains, suggesting we are either terrible people, or we just don't exist, writes Ruby Hamad.

Trump cannot erase the Palestinian right to return

James J. Zogby

Trump cannot erase the Palestinian right to return

Comment: In threatening to take the Palestinian right of return off the table, Trump is aligning himself with some of Israel's worst human rights abuses, writes James J. Zogby.

The Iraq Report: Basra rages on; Iran doubles down

The New Arab

The Iraq Report: Basra rages on; Iran doubles down

Our fortnightly round-up from Iraq features the latest from the anti-corruption protests, and Tehran attempting to bolster its influence while ...

The lost city of Londonistan

Khaled Diab

The lost city of Londonistan

Comment: Despite reports that London has fallen prey to Islamic conquest, the city of my youth has morphed into an enviably cosmopolitan ...

Wilson Dizard

McCain's wars helped get Trump elected

Comment: John McCain's support for the disastrous war in Iraq allowed Trump to appeal to a sense of anger and defeat, writes Wilson Dizard.

Sam Hamad

John McCain, an unlikely friend to Syrians in Washington

Comment: While he was no progressive, John McCain was one of the few voices speaking up for democratic change in Syria and Egypt, writes Sam ...

The New Arab

Mosul church bells ring again after IS

After years of ruin since the Islamic State group's takeover of Mosul, a church that was severely damaged is once again ringing its bells ...

The New Arab

World remembers Uri Avnery, veteran Israeli peace activist

Avnery, who fought for the creation of a Palestinian state and was one of the first Israelis to meet Yasser Arafat, has died aged 94.

Russia's emerging rapport with Gulf state monarchies

Stasa Salacanin

Russia's emerging rapport with Gulf state monarchies

Analysis: Saudi Arabia and the UAE are now looking to Russia for security partnerships as well as economic cooperation, writes Stasa Salacanin.

The New Arab

Three Palestinians die on 'lawless' Israeli construction sites

Four labourers, including three Palestinians, died on Monday in building site accidents in Israel, signalling an alarming 'lawlessness' in the ...

Nobel laureate V S Naipaul dies at 85

The New Arab & agencies

Nobel laureate V S Naipaul dies at 85

Literary giant V S Naipaul, known for his controversial and divisive views, has died at his home in London.

Palestinian Israelis rally against 'apartheid' Jewish nation-state law

The New Arab & agencies

Palestinian Israelis rally against 'apartheid' Jewish nation-state law

Tens of thousands of Palestinian Israelis and their supporters have rallied in Tel Aviv, protesting a law that declares Israel the nation state ...

Algerian court convicts Berber activist for 2014 remarks

The New Arab & agencies

Algerian court convicts Berber activist for 2014 remarks

Salim Yezza had previously denounced 'Islamo-Arab violence' against the Berber ethnic minority in his home province of Ghardaia.

The struggle for Palestinian rights: Then and now

James J. Zogby

The struggle for Palestinian rights: Then and now

Comment: James J. Zogby takes stock of forty years of campaigning for Palestinian rights, and discusses reasons to believe we might finally be ...

Azmi Bishara

What does Israel's 'Jewish Nation' basic law mean?

Israel's controversial Jewish Nation basic law will have deep consequences for democracy and Arab citizens' rights in the country, writes Dr. Azmi Bishara.

The New Arab

Who's who in Syria?

In-depth: The chaotic situation in Syria has seen the creation of many militias and the militarisation of many political parties. We have ...

The New Arab & agencies

Georgia lawmaker who shouted anti-Arab racist slurs to resign

GOP representative Jason Spencer yelled racial slurs about black people, Asians and Arabs in what he thought would be a ...

The New Arab

US blasts Arabs for 'not doing enough for Palestinians'

US ambassador to the United Nations Nikki Haley slammed Middle Eastern countries for not doing enough to help Palestinians.

Meet Rashida Tlaib. You'll be seeing more of her

Katy Stone

Meet Rashida Tlaib. You'll be seeing more of her

The New Arab Meets: Rashida Tlaib, who is hoping to be the first Muslim American woman ever elected to the United States Congress.

The New Arab & agencies

Israel adopts controversial Jewish nation-state law

Israel's parliament has adopted a law defining the country as the nation state of the Jewish people, provoking fears it could lead to blatant ...

America's got 99 problems...

Khaled Diab

America's got 99 problems...

Comment: America's spiralling descent towards fascism and dictatorship is almost entirely of its own making, writes Khaled Diab.

Bombs and mortars rock Iraq's restive city of Kirkuk

The New Arab

Bombs and mortars rock Iraq's restive city of Kirkuk

A series of explosives in the northern Iraqi city of Kirkuk has injured at least 11 people.

Arab views of US low, support for Palestinians high

Derek Davison

Arab views of US low, support for Palestinians high

Comment: Washington continues to be seen as a threat, writes Derek Davison.

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