The New Arab Logo

Breaking News

A new movement aims to inspire masses of Palestinians to take direct action, reports Ali Adam.

Palestinian President Mahmoud Abbas slammed Israel for colonising Palestine with illegal settlements and called for a multilateral conference in mid 2018.

Could Labour make a difference to the Palestinian cause?

Imogen Lambert

Could Labour make a difference to the Palestinian cause?

Jeremy Corbyn is renowned for his pro-Palestine views. But how does this translate into Labour policy and will it have any real effect on the greater Palestinian cause?

Danny Boyle and Banksy stage alternative nativity in Bethlehem

The New Arab & agencies

Danny Boyle and Banksy stage alternative nativity in Bethlehem

A new documentary will follow Banksy and Danny Boyle's attempt to put together an unorthodox nativity play set in Jesus' birthplace, which aims ...

Despite a century of foreign intervention, Palestine is indivisible

Nada Elia

Despite a century of foreign intervention, Palestine is indivisible

Comment: With Trump effectively killing off the 'peace process', we can focus on the real solution: Grassroots activism and global solidarity, ...

The New Arab

Pro-Hizballah newspaper declares 'Death to America' in Trump backlash

Lebanon's pro-Hizballah newspaper Al-Akhbar delcared 'Death to America' on its front page on Thursday as world anger mounted against Trump's decision to recognise Jerusalem as Israel's capital.

The New Arab

Hamas: We made resistance part of Palestinian culture

A Hamas spokesperson reiterated the group will never recognise Israel, and that they have managed to transform resistance into one of ...

Malia Bouattia

My name is Rachel Corrie

Comment: Plays such as 'My name is Rachel Corrie' form an essential part of the Palestinian resistance. They will not be silenced, writes Malia ...

Sophia Akram

Boris Johnson's Nazanin blunder is now one too many

Comment: Boris Johnson just ran out of free passes, he has zero use and is a potential menace to the Middle East, writes Sophia Akram.

Iran threat forcing Arab-Israel alliances, says Netanyahu

The New Arab & agencies

Iran threat forcing Arab-Israel alliances, says Netanyahu

The threat Iran poses to its Middle Eastern neighbours is driving an unthinkable Arab-Israeli alliance, Israeli Prime Minister Benyamin ...

The New Arab

UK minister 'held undisclosed meetings' on Israel holiday

UK government faces potential embarrassment as revelations surface about a cabinet minister's undisclosed meetings in Israel earlier this year.

Israeli army suppresses Palestinian <em>Balfour</em> <em>Declaration</em> protest Israeli army suppresses Palestinian Balfour Declaration protest

The New Arab

Israeli army suppresses Palestinian Balfour Declaration protest

Protesters began their march in the north of Bethlehem and planned to continue until they had reached the southern part of the city, where ...

'We won't forget': Palestinians mark <em>Balfour</em> anniversary with hope

Diana Alghoul

'We won't forget': Palestinians mark Balfour anniversary with hope

The Balfour Declaration has directly resulted in a huge loss for Palestinians, but they refuse to give up and remain adamant ...

Britain in Palestine: From <em>Balfour</em> to Boycott

Ben Clarke

Britain in Palestine: From Balfour to Boycott

Comment: 100 years have passed since Balfour signed his infamous declaration, but what can Britain do now to help end ...

A century of Balfour's betrayal

A century of Balfour's betrayal

Special coverage: The Balfour Declaration set the stage for the creation of the state of Israel and the mass ongoing ...

Rami Almeghari

Palestinians reject Britain's Balfour centenary celebrations

In-depth: The people of Gaza are far from impressed with Prime Minister Theresa May's 'pride' in the Balfour Declaration, which paved the way to their disposession, reports Rami Almeghari.

Karim Traboulsi

How Britain once turned against Balfour, embraced 'one-state solution'

'Let me be clear' and 'strong and stable' have been joined in the Theresa 'Maybot' boot sequence by 'pride in the Balfour ...

Suzan Quitaz

What was wrong with the Balfour declaration?

In-depth: One hundred years on, the declaration which eventually led to the creation of Israel remains fiercely contested. Suzan Quitaz ...

The New Arab

Er, Sorry: Banksy holds Balfour 'apology party' for Palestinians

Thursday marks the 100th anniversary of the Balfour Declaration, when the British government said it viewed 'with favour the ...

Boris Johnson 'proud' of Britain's part in creating Israel

The New Arab & agencies

Boris Johnson 'proud' of Britain's part in creating Israel

"I am proud of Britain's part in creating Israel," current Foreign Secretary Boris Johnson wrote in the Telegraph newspaper on Sunday.

Charlie Hoyle

What was the Balfour Declaration?

Explainer: One hundred years ago, on 2 November, 1917, then British Foreign Secretary James Balfour wrote a signed letter to Walter ...

Corbyn's <em>Balfour</em> boycott represents stand for Palestinian justice

Diana Alghoul

Corbyn's Balfour boycott represents stand for Palestinian justice

For Palestinians, Corbyn boycotting the invitation to the Balfour celebration anniversary shows that not everybody in the UK political ...

Palestinian ambassador rails against TfL for censoring anti-<em>Balfour</em> ads

The New Arab

Palestinian ambassador rails against TfL for censoring anti-Balfour ads

Advertisements which displayed Palestinian objections to the Balfour declaration ahead of the centenary of the pledge have ...

Londoners urged to join demonstration marking <em>Balfour</em> centenary

The New Arab

Londoners urged to join demonstration marking Balfour centenary

Palestine Solidarity Campaign and Stop The War have urged the British public to join a London demonstration marking 100 years since the ...

Most Popular

Most Popular