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Blog: Palestinians continue to resist Israeli occupation, but their struggle must not be hijacked by supporters to perpetuate their own ideological discourse, says Diana Alghoul.

Comment: Omar Khadr was a child soldier at the time of capture, and as such as should be treated as a victim, writes Usaid Siddiqui.

Radiohead playing Tel Aviv: no worse than playing America

Sam Hamad

Radiohead playing Tel Aviv: no worse than playing America

Comment: Can Radiohead play in a country without endorsing its government? The answer is yes, writes Sam Hamad.

Radiohead playing Tel Aviv: no worse than playing America

Sam Hamad

Radiohead playing Tel Aviv: no worse than playing America

Comment: Can Radiohead play in a country without endorsing its government? The answer is yes, writes Sam Hamad.

Ministers back bill to keep Jerusalem under Israeli occupation

The New Arab & agencies

Ministers back bill to keep Jerusalem under Israeli occupation

Israeli ministers gave unanimous approval on Sunday to a bill aimed at making it more difficult for the government to give up land in Jerusalem ...

The New Arab & agencies

Knifeman attacks Egypt church guard: police

A knifeman slashed a church guard in the face after being stopped in Alexandria, an official said, days after the Christian community said it was suspending activities over security fears

Diana Alghoul

'Taking Palestine Everywhere': A modern twist to deep-rooted tradition

Taking the traditional olive tree from Palestine, Bethlehem-based jewellery company Nadya Hazbunova is the work

Dan Arel

New atheism's move from Islamophobia to white nationalism

Comment: New atheism has become increasingly sympathetic to right-wing causes and voices and is in danger of being aligned with a growing white ...

Seraj Assi

EU and GCC: No union too sacred to fail

Comment: GCC nations share a language, culture and relatively homogenous ethnic makeup, yet it is unlikely to last as long as the European Union ...

Conscious consumers: How Mennonite Church came to support BDS

Daoud Kuttab

Conscious consumers: How Mennonite Church came to support BDS

Analysis: After two years of educational initiatives and deliberation, the Mennonite church has urged its congregations to 'avoid the purchase ...

The New Arab & agencies

Austria 'bars Turkish minister from attending pro-government rally'

Austria has refused to allow a Turkish minister to attend a rally marking the anniversary of the failed military coup, further straining ...

Egypt raid kills IS suspects after deadly Sinai attack

The New Arab

Egypt raid kills IS suspects after deadly Sinai attack

Egypt's interior ministry said police killed 14 gunmen on Saturday, adding that they were linked to recent attacks against the security forces ...

Erik Prince to Prince Zayed: The private military connection

David Isenberg

Erik Prince to Prince Zayed: The private military connection

Erik Prince is back. He's not only pitching colonial capitalism in DC, but huckstering ex-SF-led armies of sepoys to wrest Afghanistan, Yemen ...

Twenty-six Egyptian soldiers, including senior commander killed in Sinai

The New Arab & agencies

Twenty-six Egyptian soldiers, including senior commander killed in Sinai

At least 26 Egyptian soldiers were killed or wounded on Friday in attacks targeting checkpoints in the Sinai Peninsula, the military said.

Anticipating Mosul's post-Islamic State future

Paul Iddon

Anticipating Mosul's post-Islamic State future

Analysis: Mosul's residents are hesitant about expressing optimism for the city's imminent post-IS future, writes Paul Iddon.

David Powell

Sectarianism - from myth to reality

Comment: There was nothing inevitable about the sectarian nature of the conflict in Syria. Instead, it was a product of the regime's 'divide and rule' strategy, writes David Powell.

Mohamad Elmasry

Four years after Morsi: Another Egyptian uprising is inevitable

Comment: In the four years since Morsi was ousted in a military coup, Sisi's regime has accumulated the hallmarks of an authoritarian state ...

The New Arab & agencies

‘No future’ for the last Arab-Christians of Israeli-occupied Golan

Before Israel's occupation, Christians accounted for 12 percent of the population of the Golan, which then had 340 villages and 150,000 ...

Uri Levy

Salah coming to Liverpool is a pretty big deal

Blog: The record signing of Mohammad Salah brings Liverpool to a huge new market of potential fans - and shirt-buyers, notes Uri Levy.

When Franklin D Roosevelt met Ibn Saud

Seraj Assi

When Franklin D Roosevelt met Ibn Saud

Comment: FDR understood the strength of the Saudi king's opposition to Israel's creation, and these sentiments still dominate debate, despite ...

Seraj Assi

When Franklin D Roosevelt met Ibn Saud

Comment: FDR understood the strength of the Saudi king's opposition to Israel's creation, and these sentiments still dominate debate, despite ...

Egypt police foil church bombing, arrest extremist cell

The New Arab & agencies

Egypt police foil church bombing, arrest extremist cell

Egyptian police said on Saturday they had foiled a church bombing by detaining a cell of would-be attackers who had planned to target Alexandria.

What will Macron's mandate mean for the Middle East?

Bachar Halabi

What will Macron's mandate mean for the Middle East?

Analysis: Macron has made an impressive start, winning an overwhelming majority in parliament. What might his presidency have in store for ...

Egypt's Sisi declares three-month extension of state of emergency

The New Arab

Egypt's Sisi declares three-month extension of state of emergency

Egypt's president has ordered a three-month extension of a state of emergency declared after twin church bombings in April.

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