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Book review: Nisha Kapoor's book exposes how racialised subjects are dehumanised, and how the state's securitisation agenda seeks to police and undermine political dissent, writes Malia Bouattia.

MI5 chief Andrew Parker says Islamic State extremists aspire to launch "devastating" and "more complex" attacks.

Britain 'thwarts plot to kill' PM Theresa May

The New Arab & agencies

Britain 'thwarts plot to kill' PM Theresa May

Two men have been charged with a terror plot to kill British Prime Minister Theresa May, British media reported on Tuesday.

 Former Saudi spy: Lebanon’s crisis stems from Yemen

Gaja Pellegrini-Bettoli

Former Saudi spy: Lebanon’s crisis stems from Yemen

Indepth: The New Arab discussed with a former MI5 agent the reasons behind Saudi's reasons for pressuring Lebanon's delicate ...

Britain raises threat level to 'critical' after London bomb

The New Arab & agencies

Britain raises threat level to 'critical' after London bomb

Britain raised it national threat level to maximum on Friday after a bomb detonated on a London Underground train, with troops set to be ...

The New Arab

London commuter train explosion treated as 'terrorism': police

British counter-terror police are investigating a bomb blast on a rush-hour London Tube train in which several people suffered flash burns. Eyewitnesses described a fire ball surging through the carriage.

Suzan Quitaz

Who killed Naji al-Ali, Palestine's most beloved artist?

Exclusive: British police are renewing their investigation into the assassination of Naji al-Ali, the creator of Handala, 30 years after his ...

Tom Charles

Libya blowback threatens fragile Tory government

Comment: The fallout from the 2011 invasion has been disastrous, and Libya could now be emerging as a decisive factor in UK domestic politics, ...

Tom Charles

UK election results could profoundly alter Middle East policy

Comment: If the opportunity is there, Labour should form a minority government, and immediately implement profound change in the UK's Middle ...

Muslim leaders refuse to bury London Bridge attackers

The New Arab

Muslim leaders refuse to bury London Bridge attackers

Over 130 imams and religious leaders said they have refused to perform the traditional Islamic funeral prayer for the Manchester and London ...

The New Arab & agencies

British police reveal identities of three London attackers

Youssef Zaghba, a 22-year-old Italian of Moroccan descent, Khuram Shazad Butt, 27, a Pakistan-born Briton, and Rachid Redouane, 30, a ...

London Attack: It's time to stop sexing up terror

Tallha Abdulrazaq

London Attack: It's time to stop sexing up terror

Comment: Talk of the Westminster attacker being radicalised misses the point that he was simply a deranged criminal, and should be treated as ...

The electronics ban will do nothing to protect Britain

Kareem Chehayeb

The electronics ban will do nothing to protect Britain

Comment: Not only is this an ineffective and illogical security measure, it is also a blow to civil liberties and the right to privacy in ...

The problem with 'terrorism' coverage isn't quantity, but quality

Usaid Siddiqui

The problem with 'terrorism' coverage isn't quantity, but quality

Comment: Donald Trump has complained the media is unwilling to report on terrorism, but it is precisely the way in which they've reported that ...

Prevent: why the UK’s counter-extremism programme is toxic

Jamil Hussein

Prevent: why the UK’s counter-extremism programme is toxic

The UK's counter-extremism efforts with Prevent treats Muslims with suspicion and leading to the country's Muslim community feeling increasingly ...

James Denselow

The tragic reality of Kadiza Sultana's death

Comment: The life and death of the British teenager who joined the Islamic State group is testimony to the challenge faced by security agencies, writes James Denselow

Robert Springborg

How to answer security concerns regarding refugees

Comment: Addressing legitimate security concerns around the resettlement of asylum seekers requires a holistic and long term approach by the ...

Usaid Saddiqui

Islam plays no significant role in extremist recruitment

Comment: It is poverty and a lust for revenge that drives people into the arms of armed movements, writes Usaid Saddiqui.

The New Arab

Mastermind behind Palestinian assassinations appointed Israeli spy chief

Israel on Monday appointed an officer said to have masterminded the assassinations of top Palestinian figures as head of its Shin Bet domestic ...

Abu Qatada: Radical cleric's son arrested in Jordan

Al-Araby al-Jadeed staff

Abu Qatada: Radical cleric's son arrested in Jordan

The Jordanian security authorities have arrested Qatada, eldest son of radical Salafist-Jihadist cleric Abu Qatada, over his online activity, ...

Al-Araby al-Jadeed & agencies

Britain 'stopped 7 terror plots' says PM Cameron

Prime Minister David Cameron's government will beef up its counter-terrorism defences and will hire additional intelligence staff, revealing ...

Britain's top court hears landmark Libyan rendition case

Al-Araby al-Jadeed & agencies

Britain's top court hears landmark Libyan rendition case

The UK's supreme court will be hearing the case of a Libyan man who accuses MI6 of helping to arrange him and his wife's rendition to Libya for ...

Betting on Sisi's Downing Street winnings

Mohamed ElMeshad

Betting on Sisi's Downing Street winnings

Comment: Conflicting reports have already emerged over the outcomes of Sisi's visit to the UK. But the political implications can be predicted: ...

The 'emirs of Londonistan' and the alleged UK-jihadist collaboration

Nawaf al-Tamimi

The 'emirs of Londonistan' and the alleged UK-jihadist collaboration

Last week's arrest in Britain of extremist preacher Anjem Chaudary has revived allegations of collaboration between intelligence agencies and ...

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