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The New Arab Meets: Syrian journalist Marwan Hisham and American artist Molly Crabapple speak about their powerful new book 'Brothers of the Gun'.

A Moroccan delegation of civil society organisations has begun a visit to Israel, amid a deadly crackdown against Palestinians.

Eritrean ICE detainee commits suicide during Egypt transit

The New Arab

Eritrean ICE detainee commits suicide during Egypt transit

An Eritrean man who was being deported back to the East African state has committed suicide during transit in Egypt.

Yes, Arabs should forget about Palestine

Diana Alghoul

Yes, Arabs should forget about Palestine

Palestinians don't want a state so the Arab League can hold hands as they enter al-Aqsa. Palestinians need a state for their security, stability ...

Secularism and Muslim identity in Tunisia during Ramadan

Alessandra Bajec

Secularism and Muslim identity in Tunisia during Ramadan

Before 2011, many cafes and restaurants stayed open throughout Ramadan, but post-revolution, religion seems to have become a more public affair, ...

The New Arab

UN slams Saudi 'anti-terror' laws for masking torture

"Those who peacefully exercise their right to freedom of expression are systematically persecuted": A new UN report - commissioned by Saudi authorities - has spectacularly backfired.

Dr. Tamara Kharroub

How the 1967 Naksa changed the game for Palestine

Comment: The illegal occupation of Palestinian land in the West Bank, Gaza and East Jerusalem continues to this day, writes Tamara Kharroub.

The New Arab

Israel freezes Armenian genocide bill 'until after Turkey elections'

Israel paused its work on the Armenian genocide bill until after Turkey's elections, an official said on Sunday.

The New Arab & agencies

Egypt's Sisi sworn in for second term amid crackdown

Egyptian President Abdel Fattah al-Sisi was sworn in on Saturday for a second four-year term in office as the country faces major economic and ...

Tunisia gives fact-finding mission go ahead

The New Arab & agencies

Tunisia gives fact-finding mission go ahead

Tunisia's government has allowed the truth tribunal to go ahead and examine crimes committed under the country's dictatorship.

The New Arab & agencies

Israel urges EU to cut funding to pro-BDS groups

Israel has called on the EU to cease funding NGOs that support the nonviolent BDS movement.

Why my friends are breaching Gaza's separation fence

Muhammad Shehada

Why my friends are breaching Gaza's separation fence

For most Gazans the separation line perfectly embodies Israeli oppression and the hardship living in what a former British prime minister called ...

Why Gazans are breaching the separation fence

Muhammad Shehada

Why Gazans are breaching the separation fence

For most Gazans the separation line perfectly embodies Israeli oppression and the hardship living in what a former British prime minister called ...

Guns and roses: Weddings and warfare in Yemen

Khalid al-Karimi and Weam Abdulmalik

Guns and roses: Weddings and warfare in Yemen

In battle of celebration, Yemenis' delight in firing weapons has grown more chaotic over the past three years, write Khalid al-Karimi and Weam ...

Egypt journalist summoned to court for Al Jazeera phone-call

The New Arab

Egypt journalist summoned to court for Al Jazeera phone-call

An Egyptian journalist has been summoned to court, accused of spreading 'fake news' and insulting the country's leader after she spoke to Qatari ...

Stanley Heller

Scott Ritter has completely lost it on Syria

Comment: Once a voice of reason on WMDs in Iraq, Ritter has been taken in by conspiracy theories and propaganda to draw fundamentally flawed conclusions on Syria, writes Stanley Heller.

The New Arab

Trump cuts assistance to US-backed forces in northern Syria

Anti-IS forces in northern Syria have been cut of US assistance, as Trump appears set to withdraw his forces from he country.

The New Arab & agencies

Saudi arrests women's rights activists for 'transgressing religious principles'

Just weeks before Saudi Arabia's controversial driving ban for women seven women's rights activists has been arrested by Riyadh authorities with ...

The New Arab & agencies

Saudi women's right activists detained ahead of driving ban

Just weeks before Saudi Arabia's controversial driving ban for women seven women's rights activists has been arrested by Riyadh authorities.

Can Libya ever rid itself of corruption?

Guma El-Gamaty

Can Libya ever rid itself of corruption?

Comment: The transitional vacuum after regime collapse creates opportunities for those in power to line their pockets quickly, writes Guma ...

The New Arab

UAE bans eating in mosques, in new clampdown

Unlicensed charity collections, eating, and unofficial sermons are being banned in all UAE mosques.

UAE issues mosques with list of dos and don'ts

The New Arab

UAE issues mosques with list of dos and don'ts

Unlicensed charity collections, eating, and unofficial sermons are being banned in all UAE mosques.

Trudeau and Macron grant MbS a licence to kill

Mat Nashed

Trudeau and Macron grant MbS a licence to kill

Comment: The two leaders have cast themselves as advocates of human rights, but when it comes to arms deals, their neoliberal values reign ...

Israel's massacre of Palestinians was by choice, not necessity

James Brownsell

Israel's massacre of Palestinians was by choice, not necessity

Comment: This wasn't self defence; Israeli troops were compelled only by politics to kill protesting Palestinians, writes James Brownsell.

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