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Comment: Obama's administration was reportedly unaware of the extent of Israeli settlement activity. Was this stunning ignorance? Or an attempt to justify Kerry's failed peace initiative, asks Khaled Diab.

Comment: Five years after a military coup d'etat, the achievements of Egypt's 2011 revolution have been liquidated, and no dissenting voices are allowed, write Francois Burgat and Bjorn Olav Utvik.

The Uighur Muslim crisis is worse than you think

CJ Werleman

The Uighur Muslim crisis is worse than you think

Comment: Surveillance, GPS tracking and 'reeducation' are all part of China's brutal treatment of Uighur Muslims, writes CJ Werleman.

Reporting hate crimes: The Arab-American experience

James J. Zogby

Reporting hate crimes: The Arab-American experience

Comment: Although federal law enforcement agency responses to anti-Arab hate crime have improved, the number of violent incidents is also ...

The torn identity: Being an immigrant in Trump's America

Behnam Gharagozli, Jon Roozenbeek, Adrià Salvador Palau

The torn identity: Being an immigrant in Trump's America

Comment: Anti-immigrant sentiment is now mainstream in Trump's America, write Behnam Gharagozli, Jon Roozenbeek and Adrià Salvador Palau.

The New Arab & agencies

Erdogan sworn in for new term with reinforced powers

Turkey President Recep Tayyip Erdogan was sworn in for a second term, bolstered with greater powers and authority.

The New Arab & agencies

Israeli lawmakers visit contested al-Aqsa Mosque compound

Netanyahu instituted a ban on Israeli lawmakers visiting the site in November 2015 as a measure to ease tensions with the Palestinians.

Austin Bodetti

Is Thailand next for the Islamic State group?

Analysis: The unrest in Thailand's south offers the Islamic State group all that it could need to build a southeast Asian franchise, writes ...

The New Arab

Saudi police arrest Qatar pilgrim on 'terror charges'

Saudi authorities have arrested a Qatari man as he performed pilgrimage to Islam's holiest site amid a year-old diplomatic spat between Doha and ...

ICC issues second arrest warrant for Libyan militia chief

The New Arab & agencies

ICC issues second arrest warrant for Libyan militia chief

Libyan militia chief Mahmoud Mustafa Busayf Al-Werfalli is wanted by the International Criminal Court over the cold-blooded killings of 10 ...

Ruqaya Izzidien

You can't take Islamophobia out of the Tory party

Comment: An inquiry into Tory Islamophobia would be futile; it's a cornerstone party value, writes Ruqaya Izzidien.

Turkey investigates actress for 'record rape in Medina' tweet

The New Arab & agencies

Turkey investigates actress for 'record rape in Medina' tweet

A Turkish actress has come under fire for tweeting against the return of death penalty to Turkey alluding to the 'record rape' in Saudi holy ...

Haïfa al-Amin: A step towards social equality in Iraq

Quentin Muller and Sebastian Castelier

Haïfa al-Amin: A step towards social equality in Iraq

The New Arab meets Haïfa al-Amin, the Communist Party candidate who won a seat in May's election, as she prepares to take office, with dreams of ...

Denmark's Islamophobic 'ghetto' laws: A slippery slope towards fascism

Khaled Diab

Denmark's Islamophobic 'ghetto' laws: A slippery slope towards fascism

Comment: The package of measures passed by Danish legislators in May is misguided, racist and undermines the justice system, writes Khaled Diab.

Leader of French anti-Muslim group suspected of plots released

The New Arab

Leader of French anti-Muslim group suspected of plots released

The retired police officer had been arrested along with nine other people by anti-terror police in June in an operation that spanned France, ...

The New Arab & agencies

Turkey marks 25 years since massacre of Alevi intellectuals

Turkish activists gathered in memory of 33 Alevi intellectuals who were killed in a mob attack 25 years ago.

The New Arab & agencies

Al-Qaeda linked groups claims Mali attack

Al-Qaeda affiliate Nusrat al-Islam wal Muslimeen claimed responsibility for a deadly attack that was carried out on Sunday.

The New Arab & agencies

French media watchdog warns Russia's RT over Syria report

A controversial June draft law would make it easier for France to censor broadcasters like Russia Today in efforts to combat "fake news".

James J. Zogby

Danger ahead: Upholding Trump's travel ban

Comment: This Supreme Court decision will only serve to embolden the White House to commit new outrages in the name of national security, writes ...

Prince William visits holy sites in Jerusalem

The New Arab

Prince William visits holy sites in Jerusalem

UK Prince William is winding down his Middle East tour with visits to holy sites in Jerusalem, and his great grandmother's grave

Stasa Salacanin

How will Europe deal with returning IS fighters?

In-depth: In the aftermath of the Islamic State group's defeat, the question remains what to do with captured and returning fighters and their ...

Supreme Court blesses Trump's Muslim ban, undermines religious liberty

Sahar F. Aziz

Supreme Court blesses Trump's Muslim ban, undermines religious liberty

Comment: America is experiencing another outbreak of White Nativism, but this time the target is Muslims, writes Sahar Aziz.

Trump's Muslim ban based off bogus polling, AIPAC funding

Eli Clifton

Trump's Muslim ban based off bogus polling, AIPAC funding

Comment: The Muslim ban couldn't have come into effect without the tacit support of Frank Gaffney's toxic rhetoric, and the conservative ...

France arrests 10 suspects over plot to attack Muslims

The New Arab & agencies

France arrests 10 suspects over plot to attack Muslims

Ten far-right suspects were arrested over a plan to commit a "violent act" against Muslims in France.

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