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Photos of Celtic FC fans holding up two banners went viral on social media – both had very simple messages. One said "Jerusalem is Palestine" and the other "f*** Trump"

In-depth: Palestinian protesters angry at Trump's Jerusalem decision tell The New Arab they have little trust in their leadership and Arab allies.

Palestine. It's about injustice, not religion

Amal Awad

Palestine. It's about injustice, not religion

Comment: For many, Israel's occupation of Palestine, and the resulting conflict, invoke religious sentiment. But it's justice we should be seeking, not religious sovereignty, writes Amal Awad.

Gaza restaurant offers North Koreans discounts... but no takers

The New Arab & agencies

Gaza restaurant offers North Koreans discounts... but no takers

Though Gaza restaurant owner Raba knows there are no North Koreans in the besieged enclave, he hopes they will come someday, perhaps after ...

Abbas: UN should replace US as Palestine-Israel mediator

The New Arab & agencies

Abbas: UN should replace US as Palestine-Israel mediator

Palestinian President Mahmoud Abbas said the United States has disqualified itself as a mediator following the Jerusalem move, breaking with ...

The New Arab & agencies

Israel closes Gaza border crossings as strikes intensify

Israel closed its Gaza border crossings on Thursday after a week of intense rocket fire by Palestinian militants sparked by US President Donald Trump's Jerusalem move.

The New Arab & agencies

Guterres: Iran may be defying UN on missiles

The UN chief said in a report to the Security Council that the United Nations is investigating Iran's possible transfer of ballistic missiles to ...

The New Arab & agencies

White House 'remains committed' to seeking Jerusalem peace deal

A senior US official maintained that the White House remains committed to seeking a deal, despite Palestinian leader saying the US is no longer ...

The New Arab

Israel intercepts two Gaza rockets after earlier strikes

Cross-border fire continues to be exchanged with Israeli military intercepting two rockets fired from Gaza after strikes earlier in the day left ...

Israeli army spokesman gets byline in Saudi outlet Elaph

The New Arab

Israeli army spokesman gets byline in Saudi outlet Elaph

A news website has become the first mainstream Saudi outlet to run an article co-written by a serving Israeli army officer, adding further ...

Diana Alghoul

Israeli intelligence minister invites Saudi crown prince to visit

Israel's intelligence minister Yisrael Katz told Saudi media that Israel would be happy to host Saudi Crown Prince Mohammad bin Salman amid ...

US-coalition forces 'to remain' in Syria despite Russian withdrawal

The New Arab

US-coalition forces 'to remain' in Syria despite Russian withdrawal

The US State Department said its coalition forces will remain in Syria to continue fighting pockets of Islamic State militants, despite the ...

The Iraq Report: ‘Victory’ over IS

The New Arab

The Iraq Report: ‘Victory’ over IS

This week in Iraq: Was Abadi's declaration of victory just a political stunt?

Islamic leaders urge Jerusalem recognition as 'Palestine's capital'

The New Arab & agencies

Islamic leaders urge Jerusalem recognition as 'Palestine's capital'

Islamic leaders meeting at an emergency meeting of the OIC in Istanbul on Wednesday urged the world to "recognise the State of Palestine and ...

Abbas: US lost role in Middle East peace process

The New Arab

Abbas: US lost role in Middle East peace process

Palestinian President Mahmoud Abbas has told the Islamic summit in Turkey that Trump's recognition of Jerusalem as Israel was "criminal" and the ...

The New Arab & agencies

Erdogan seeks to unite Muslim leaders over Jerusalem

The heads of 57 Muslim-majority states are set to meet in Istanbul for an emergency OIC summit to discuss Jerusalem.

The New Arab

Saudi Arabia might enrich uranium in US nuclear deal

A US nuclear company might Russian and Chinese sidestep rivals looking to build reactors in Saudi Arabia, by offering uranium refinement if ...

Charlie Hoyle

Palestinian Christians decry Trump's Jerusalem decision

Trump's decision to recognise Jerusalem as Israel's capital has left Palestinian Christians dismayed, with communities worried about their ...

The New Arab

Trump could allow Assad to stay on as president

Washington's Syria policy could be about to take a dramatic u-turn, after media reports suggest that Trump might allow Assad to stay on ...

United in prayer: Christians and Muslims stand against <em>Trump</em>

The New Arab

United in prayer: Christians and Muslims stand against Trump

US President Donald Trump controversial decision to recognise Jerusalem as Israel’s capital did little to divide the city's ...

Jonathan Fenton-Harvey

Civilians desperate for ceasefire in Yemen

Clashes between Yemen's warring factions have recently intensified, leaving civilians at greater risk from the country's ongoing conflict, which ...

Saudis call for boycotting America after Trump's Jerusalem move

The New Arab

Saudis call for boycotting America after Trump's Jerusalem move

Despite Saudi Arabia's muted response to Trump's decision to recognise Jerusalem as the capital of Israel, twitter users called for a boycott of ...

Poll: Over 90 percent of Palestinians oppose <em>Trump</em> move

The New Arab & agencies

Poll: Over 90 percent of Palestinians oppose Trump move

A new Palestinian opinion poll finds overwhelming opposition to President Donald Trump’s recognition of Jerusalem as Israel’s capital.

Qassem Soleimani 'prepared to support Palestinian forces against Israel'

The New Arab

Qassem Soleimani 'prepared to support Palestinian forces against Israel'

Iranian Revolutionary Guards commander Qassem Soleimani said Tehran is ready to extend support to Palestinian forces in the Gaza Strip, days ...

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