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In-depth: Palestinian protesters angry at Trump's Jerusalem decision tell The New Arab they have little trust in their leadership and Arab allies.

Comment: With Trump effectively killing off the 'peace process', we can focus on the real solution: Grassroots activism and global solidarity, writes Nada Elia.

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

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

The UN and EU must do more for Jerusalem

Sonia Boulos

The UN and EU must do more for Jerusalem

Comment: The lacklustre international response to President Trump's recognition of Jerusalem imperils international law and the institutions ...

Jordanian lawmakers vote to 'review' peace treaty with Israel

Karim Traboulsi

Jordanian lawmakers vote to 'review' peace treaty with Israel

Jordanian MPs voted unanimously to review the Wadi Araba peace treaty and all agreements signed with Israel in a session on Sunday, following ...

The New Arab

Lebanon calls for economic sanctions against the US

Lebanon has suggested Arab nations should slap economic sanctions on Washington over Donald Trump's decision to recognise Jerusalem as Israel's capital and move the US embassy to the contested city.

Karim Traboulsi

Clashes near US embassy in Lebanon over Jerusalem move

Protests denouncing Trump's Jerusalem announcement near the US embassy complex in Lebanon turned violent on Sunday as police fired tear gas and ...

The New Arab

Saudi Arabia orders 'limited media coverage' of Jerusalem move

Saudi Arabia has ordered media outlets in the kingdom not to focus 'too much attention' on Washington's controversial decision to recognise ...

The New Arab

Trump's Jerusalem move 'coordinated with Arab leaders'

An Israeli minister has suggested Donald Trump had obtained an 'green light' from Arab countries for his recognition of Jerusalem as Israel's ...

Israeli right-wingers photoshop president wearing Palestinian keffiyeh

The New Arab & agencies

Israeli right-wingers photoshop president wearing Palestinian keffiyeh

Israeli police announced an investigation into a photoshopped picture of President Reuven Rivlin wearing a Palestinian headscarf that has gone ...

Diana Alghoul

Palestine's Independence Day is not something to be celebrated

Yasser Arafat declared independence in 1988 only to give up Palestinian sovereignty in the Oslo Accords of 1993, writes Diana ...

Nostalgia undone: rethinking the legacy of Yasser Arafat

Diana Alghoul

Nostalgia undone: rethinking the legacy of Yasser Arafat

Yasser Arafat's strong words and apparent passion inspired and fuelled a generation, so it is no wonder criticising his legacy remains a ...

Palestinians look forward to a political breakthrough

Rami Almeghari

Palestinians look forward to a political breakthrough

The Cairo deal could yet pave the way to fresh elections in Palestine, offering a glimpse of hope that the blockade of Gaza may be lifted, ...

Edward Said: The legacy of an exile

Umar Lateef Misgar

Edward Said: The legacy of an exile

Comment: Monday marks the fourteenth anniversary of the passing of the visionary Palestinian academic. His influence changed postcolonial ...

Palestinian negotiator awaiting lung-transplant in Virginia as health deteriorates

The New Arab & agencies

Palestinian negotiator awaiting lung-transplant in Virginia as health deteriorates

“My lungs have not been working,” Erekat said while connected to an oxygen-support system

Rami Almeghari

Twenty-four years on, the Oslo peace accords are nowhere

Comment: The signing of the Oslo accords in 1993 seemed to mark an historic moment in the Arab-Israeli peace process. But twenty-four years on, little has changed, writes Rami Almeghari.

The New Arab & agencies

Beitar Jerusalem football official quits after 'anti-Muslim remark'

The professional adviser to a notorious right-wing Israeli football club in Jerusalem resigned on Thursday after saying he would never sign a ...

Charlie Hoyle

Military Order 101: Banning protests in Palestine

Military Order 101, passed by Israel on 27 August 1967, has banned Palestinians from peaceful political expression for the past five decades.

The New Arab & agencies

Occupied Jerusalem the focus of first Palestinian Museum show

The Palestinian Museum has launched its inaugural exhibition with a highly political art show focusing on Israel's occupation of east Jerusalem.

Weapons sales to human rights abusers must be opposed

Hadani Ditmars

Weapons sales to human rights abusers must be opposed

Blog: How did the definition of 'Canadian' go from Pierre Berton's "someone who can make love in a canoe" to "someone who sells weapons to human ...

Rami Almeghari

Israeli 'disengagement' from Gaza: A turning point

Comment: The withdrawal from settlements did not mean an end to Gaza's occupation, writes Rami Almeghari.

Abbas 'urges' Hamas to stop dealing with Dahlan

The New Arab

Abbas 'urges' Hamas to stop dealing with Dahlan

Abbas urged the Hamas delegation to renew talks for reconciliation between the two rival Palestinian groups after fearing Dahlan’s potential ...

Concerns as renowned former Palestinian security chief meets Hamas

The New Arab & agencies

Concerns as renowned former Palestinian security chief meets Hamas

The burgeoning alliance between Hamas and Mohammed Dahlan is seen as a potential blow to Palestinian President Mahmoud Abbas.

Dahlan 'set up UAE-backed terrorist training camp in Sinai'

The New Arab

Dahlan 'set up UAE-backed terrorist training camp in Sinai'

Exiled former Fatah strongman Mohammed Dahlan has reportedly set up a terrorist training camp in Egypt's Sinai peninsula to carry out attacks in ...

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