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Comment: For the French establishment, The Voice contestant Mennel was the perfect example of an 'integrated Muslim', until her pro-Palestine stance came into view, writes Malia Bouattia.

Comment: For tyrants around the world, Assad is reasserting their right to power by the most brutal means, writes Sam Hamad.

Turkey arrests medical association members, following Affrin offensive criticism

The New Arab & agencies

Turkey arrests medical association members, following Affrin offensive criticism

Authorities have arrested hundreds as part of a wider crackdown since Operation Olive Branch began earlier this month.

Sympathy for Ahed Tamimi is not enough

Malia Bouattia

Sympathy for Ahed Tamimi is not enough

Comment: It is crucial that international pressure grows, to free the Tamimis, as well as the thousands of Palestinian political prisoners in ...

Brexit demonstrates the perils of ignoring Britain's colonial crimes

Imogen Lambert

Brexit demonstrates the perils of ignoring Britain's colonial crimes

Comment: The UK must challenge its nostalgia for empire before it can move towards a progressive political future, writes Imogen Lambert.

Sam Hamad

Jerusalem move: Duplicitous Sisi sells out Palestine

Comment: Egypt publicly opposed Trump's Jerusalem move, but evidence this is a policy Sisi actually supports comes as little surprise, writes Sam Hamad.

Malia Bouattia

Macron, Algeria and the white man's burden

Comment: Macron's suggestion that the antidote to Algerian woes is historical amnesia, is a deeply insulting example of continuing colonial ...

The New Arab & agencies

Erdogan accuses US, Israel of 'meddling' in Iran, Pakistan

Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan accused the United States and Israel of meddling in Iran and Pakistan.

The New Arab & agencies

Iran's Rouhani tells Erdogan 'protests to end in days'

The Turkish presidency said Iranian president Hassan Rouhani is hoping anti-regime protests will die down in a few days after dozens were killed ...

Turkey warns against escalation in Iran protests

The New Arab & agencies

Turkey warns against escalation in Iran protests

Turkey's foreign ministry said "common sense should prevail" in Iran to avoid any escalation in protests, as arrests and deaths in the ...

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 ...

Palestinians are winning the online battle for Jerusalem

Yousef Alhelou

Palestinians are winning the online battle for Jerusalem

Comment: Social media platforms are proving a powerful tool in the hands of Palestinian citizen journalists hoping to reshape their narrative, ...

Comrade Corbyn supports Russian <em>imperialism</em> in Syria

Sam Hamad

Comrade Corbyn supports Russian imperialism in Syria

Comment: Corbyn's criticism of UK support for the Free Syrian Police, coupled with his support for Russian intervention, means he is on the ...

An interview with Pankaj Mishra

Emran Feroz

An interview with Pankaj Mishra

Interview: None of the violence or dysfunction we are currently witnessing around the world is new and can be repeatedly found in history, ...

Iraqi women's rights must be protected

Zahra Ali

Iraqi women's rights must be protected

Comment: Women's rights activists in Iraq insist on the necessity of civil struggle, linking their fight for equality with that of the fight for ...

Sam Hamad

Syria's war has produced no victory, only victims

Comment: Bashar al-Assad may have emerged from Syria's war 'victorious', but the country he controls is not the one it once was, writes Sam Hamad.

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 examines ...

Omar Sabbour

Stop the War Coalition is not against Western intervention

Comment: As Raqqa gets destroyed, the Stop the War Coalition is nowhere to be heard, leaving Syria solidarity protesters to demonstrate in front ...

Ben Clarke

From Balfour to Boris: Britain's broken promises in Palestine

The long read: In its centenary year, Professor Avi Shlaim examines the impact of the Balfour Declaration and Britain's 'deviousness, duplicity ...

Jeremy Corbyn's silence on Syria is hypocritical

Sam Hamad

Jeremy Corbyn's silence on Syria is hypocritical

Comment: Jeremy Corbyn believes one cannot be selective on human rights issues - which makes his position on Syria all the more troubling, ...

Mohammed Harun Arsalai

California's Muslims confront growing militarisation of law enforcement

As police and military groups from around the world gather to buy weapons and share tips, community groups are facing growing violence, writes ...

The end of American empire, and beginning of what?

Robert Springborg

The end of American empire, and beginning of what?

Comment: As the US' imperial might in the Middle East declines, and Russia and China's stars rise, what does the Middle East's future hold? asks ...

Speaking music to power: A study in Reformations

Hadani Ditmars

Speaking music to power: A study in Reformations

Blog: 500 years after the start of the Protestant Reformation, music still fuels protest and foments revolution, writes Hadani Ditmars.

Trump follows in Obama's footsteps and abandons Syria's rebels

Sam Hamad

Trump follows in Obama's footsteps and abandons Syria's rebels

Comment: Trump's decision to end the CIA programme that armed anti-Assad rebels, coupled with strict instructions not to fight Assad, leaves ...

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