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White House officials have said they "envision" Israel would not sign a peace agreement with Palestinians which did not assign the Western Wall as Israeli territory.

Apparently Muslims need to integrate more, and what better way to do that than to have a Muslim panto?

Palestinian Christians decry Trump's Jerusalem decision

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 future in the city following the historic shift in US foreign policy.

United in prayer: Christians and Muslims stand against Trump

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 Christian and Muslim ...

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, ...

The New Arab

As Jerusalem burns, pro-MBS Saudi cleric focuses on...clean socks

Prominent Saudi cleric has become the butt of jokes after failing to say anything about Jerusalem, instead addressing trivial matters like the permissibility of wiping socks before prayer

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 ...

The New Arab

Saudi anti-terror authority argues 'no death penalty for apostates'

A Saudi anti-terror agency has argued that people who leave Islam should not be punished by death, sparking rumours the kingdom would ...

Hadani Ditmars

After IS, corruption should be Iraq's next target

Analysis: The injustice of a corrupt state fuels recruitment to armed groups, notes Hadani Ditmars.

Palestinians fear violence after Trump's Jerusalem embassy move

Ylenia Gostoli

Palestinians fear violence after Trump's Jerusalem embassy move

In-depth: The Palestinian leadership will come under increasing pressure as tensions build in the region following Trump's decision to move ...

The New Arab & agencies

Five things to know about Jerusalem

Host to the holiest sites in the world's Abrahamic religions, home to a divided population, and marred by politics, here are five things to know ...

MBS's friend was mystery buyer of $450-million Jesus painting

The New Arab

MBS's friend was mystery buyer of $450-million Jesus painting

A friend of Saudi crown prince Mohammed bin Salman revealed as mystery buyer of a painting of Christ by Leonardo Da Vinci that recently sold for ...

Travel ban 3.0 still doesn't conceal Trump's anti-Muslim bias

Sahar F. Aziz

Travel ban 3.0 still doesn't conceal Trump's anti-Muslim bias

Comment: Trump may have reworked the ban in an effort to disguise its Islamophobic nature, but he still believes terrorism is exclusively a ...

Gaddafi's son 'seeking comeback to Libya politics'

The New Arab

Gaddafi's son 'seeking comeback to Libya politics'

Saif al-Islam Gaddafi, freed after six years' detention, is seeking a comeback to Libyan politics, with observers saying he could find ...

After Jerusalem, Trump will have blood on his hands

Hilary Aked

After Jerusalem, Trump will have blood on his hands

Comment: Israel's support for Trump's embassy move would expose its 'desire for peace' as a lie, writes Hilary Aked.

The New Arab

Trump's Jerusalem move risks igniting 'fire' in region: Turkey

The expected US move to recognise Jerusalem as the capital of Israel risks igniting a 'fire' in the Middle East and will prove a 'great disaster,' Turkey said on Wednesday.

The New Arab

EU: 'Jerusalem should be capital of both states'

The European Union has responded to Donald Trump's plans to recognise Israel as the capital of Israel, saying the same be granted to Palestinian ...

The New Arab

Digital currency bitcoin 'forbidden in Islam', rules Saudi cleric

A popular Saudi cleric has ruled that cryptocurrencies are prohibited under Islamic law because they are "ambiguous" and provide anonymity to ...

The New Arab

Saudi King 'fires official over fashion show in Riyadh'

The Saudi King has fired a senior official after he attended a fashion show, which prompted a backlash online.

Germany's far-right party elects nationalist leadership duo

The New Arab & agencies

Germany's far-right party elects nationalist leadership duo

Germany's far-right Alternative for Germany (AfD) elected a new leadership duo from its nationalist wing on Saturday as thousands staged street ...

The New Arab & agencies

Ex-CIA analyst rejects Turkish accusations of coup attempt involvement

The former CIA analyst said Turkish suspicions that the agency may be behind the botched coup were not unfounded because of past US government ...

Razzia: Nabil Ayouch's critical homage to Morocco's cultural tapestry

Jordan Elgrably

Razzia: Nabil Ayouch's critical homage to Morocco's cultural tapestry

Society: An ensemble cast share a story that reflects the complexity of Moroccan identity. Nabil Ayouch and Maryam Touzani speak to Jordan ...

Pope calls for 'decisive measures' over Rohingya plight

The New Arab & agencies

Pope calls for 'decisive measures' over Rohingya plight

Pope Francis urged the world to take "decisive measures" to resolve the crisis that has forced more than 620,000 Rohingya Muslims to flee ethnic ...

Libya's sovereign wealth scandal: Taxpayers' billions squandered through incompetence

Deena Dajani

Libya's sovereign wealth scandal: Taxpayers' billions squandered through incompetence

Part one of an exclusive investigation into the mismanagement of an opaque and secretive operation that mimics the country's divided politics.

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