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The OIC also said Washington was complicit in the "crimes" of Israel and "emboldened" its government by moving its embassy from Tel Aviv to Jerusalem.

Turkey has hosted an emergency Organisation of Islamic Cooperation (OIC) meeting, in response to Monday's killing of at least 60 protesters in Gaza.

US Jerusalem embassy vs. Nakba

Dr. Tamara Kharroub

US Jerusalem embassy vs. Nakba

Comment: The international community faces a critical decision: Continue courting right-wing extremism and bigotry in Trump and Netanyahu's company, or take action to support human rights, writes Tamara Kharroub.

Could a defunct Iran deal be good for Syrians?

Sam Hamad

Could a defunct Iran deal be good for Syrians?

Comment: Syrians might hope Trump's withdrawal from the deal works in their favour, but the international consensus has already sacrificed them ...

Abbas' departure should be decided by Palestinians

Daoud Kuttab

Abbas' departure should be decided by Palestinians

Comment: Palestinians may have many reasons for a change in leadership, but a proud people won't allow a foreign power to dictate a suitable ...

The New Arab

Abbas reiterates support for two-state solution at Chile conference

Palestinian President Mahmoud Abbas has reiterated his support for a two state solution with Israel, at a press conference with Chilean President Sebastian Pinera.

The New Arab

US statement slamming Abbas for anti-Semitic comments rejected

A statement circulated by the US sharply criticised the Palestinian presidents 'vile anti-Semitic' comments didn't receive the UN's backing.

The New Arab

Abbas apologises for anti-Semitic comment after outrage

Palestinian President Mahmoud Abbas apologised after saying Jews provoked the Holocaust through their socioeconomic status in Europe ...

The New Arab

Abbas reaffirms leadership as PLO chief despite decreasing popularity

A Palestinian National Council meeting boycotted by Hamas and the leftist PFLP reaffirmed Abbas as the head of the PLO as a growing number of ...

Fury as Trump uses anti-Semitic slur against journalist

Diana Alghoul

Fury as Trump uses anti-Semitic slur against journalist

US President Donald Trump used a slur most often used in neo-Nazi circles against Jewish journalist Chuck Todd.

Diana Alghoul

Iranian commander threatens to destroy Israel within 25 years

Major General Abdolrahim Mousavi said the Iranian Revolutionary Guard Corps will support the destruction of Israel.

Israel will not make it to 100

CJ Werleman

Israel will not make it to 100

Comment: Israel has historically enjoyed the bipartisan support of the US, but sympathies are changing and the era of unconditional political ...

Merkel suggests 'new anti-Semitism' from Arab refugees

The New Arab & agencies

Merkel suggests 'new anti-Semitism' from Arab refugees

German Chancellor Angela Merkel has claimed there is a 'new phenomenon' of anti-semitism coming from Arab refugees.

Natalie Portman snubs Israeli ceremony to 'protest Netanyahu'

The New Arab & agencies

Natalie Portman snubs Israeli ceremony to 'protest Netanyahu'

Natalie Portman said she was backing out of a Jerusalem ceremony where she was to receive a $2 million prize to protest the policies of Israeli ...

Are there really 'no good guys' in Syria?

Muhammad Idrees Ahmad

Are there really 'no good guys' in Syria?

Comment: The 'no good guys' argument places the largely peaceful Syrian uprising on the same moral plane as the murderous regime that forced it ...

Mansour Omari

The New Arab speaks to Marie Colvin's family lawyer

Interview: Mansour Omari speaks to human rights lawyer Scott Gilmore to find out more about Marie Colvin's case, the first war crimes-related one against Syria's government to reach US court.

The New Arab & agencies

Israel frees 207 African refugees from prison

Israel has released over 200 refugees who had been detained for refusing to leave the country.

The New Arab

Israel 'could go to war with Russia' over Syria

A former head of Israel's intelligence agency has warned that the chances that war could break out between Israel and Russia have increased as ...

The New Arab & agencies

Tel Aviv ‘will be razed if Israel attacks Iran'

A senior Iranian official has warned Israel not to provoke Iran a day after Israel’s prime minister issued a similar warning to Tehran.

Israel summons Irish ambassador over Dublin mayor's visit

The New Arab & agencies

Israel summons Irish ambassador over Dublin mayor's visit

Israel's Foreign Ministry has summoned Ireland's ambassador to express dismay over Dublin's mayor attending an "anti-Israel" event in Ramallah.

The New Arab & agencies

Netanyahu warns Iran as Israel marks Holocaust Day

Israeli Prime Minister Binyamin Netanyahu spoke at a Holocaust memorial ceremony at Yad Vashem and warned that Iran should not test ...

Religious leaders decry alleged Syria chemical attack

The New Arab

Religious leaders decry alleged Syria chemical attack

"Nothing can justify the use of such devices of extermination against defenceless people and populations": Religious chiefs form chorus of ...

Holy week hypocrisy, Canadian style

Hadani Ditmars

Holy week hypocrisy, Canadian style

Comment: Religious leaders in Canada are right to speak out against hate crimes at home, but their double standards when it comes to ...

Turkish newspaper portrays Merkel as Hitler

The New Arab & agencies

Turkish newspaper portrays Merkel as Hitler

A newspaper aligned to Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan has lashed out against German Chancellor Angela Merkel, accusing her of having a ...

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