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Feature: Turkish women in Soma are transforming themselves from housewives to businesswomen and earning a living for the first time in their lives, writes Charlie Faulkner.

Blog: The stories of five Palestinian women fighting the occupation in unique ways

Srinagar: The city of craftsmen

Umer Beigh and Hilal Ahmad

Srinagar: The city of craftsmen

Photoblog: Introducing the artwork of Srinagar city.

UK to pay extra £44.5m for Calais border security

The New Arab & agencies

UK to pay extra £44.5m for Calais border security

Border security, counter-terrorism, aid and the Bayeux Tapestry are on the agenda for Thursday's meeting between the French and British leaders

The importance of normalising Palestine

Amal Awad

The importance of normalising Palestine

Comment: Ongoing efforts to delegitimise Palestine mean that investing in everyday Palestinian culture is as important and relevant as ever, ...

The New Arab & agencies

From a Palestinian refugee camp to international boutiques

From a small workshop in the Palestinian refugee camp of Jerash in Jordan, Halima al-Ankassuri embroiders traditional patterns destined for sale in an upmarket Paris, London or Dubai boutique.

Steven Salaita

Prioritising Zionism over Palestinians at the University of Illinois

Comment: The university of Illinois is constitutionally incapable of supporting real anti-racism, doing so would undermine its devotion to the ...

The New Arab

Israeli designer 'duped' Palestinian women into embroidering NYFW dress

A group of Palestinian bedouin women have accused an Israeli designer of deceit after a gown embroidered for New York Fashion Week was sponsored ...

Ylenia Gostoli

A Palestinian family's last days in their Jerusalem home

At their Jerusalem family home of over half a century, the Shamasneh Family's Eid celebrations were cut short when Israeli forces came knocking.

Cloaks and daggers: Saudi Arabia's gifts to Donald Trump

The New Arab

Cloaks and daggers: Saudi Arabia's gifts to Donald Trump

Saudi Arabia presented Donald Trump during his visit to the kingdom with 83 gifts including swords, daggers, two robes lined with rare fur and ...

Diana Alghoul

A celebration of culture: London's Palestine Expo attracts thousands

With over 15,000 visitors, London’s Palestine Expo saw people from all nationalities and religions come together to show solidarity and ...

Arab Fashion Week brings unisex minimalism to Dubai Arab Fashion Week brings unisex minimalism to Dubai

The New Arab & agencies

Arab Fashion Week brings unisex minimalism to Dubai

Designers, buyers and influencers descend to Dubai for Arab Fashion Week, a five-day event dedicated to ready couture and resort wear.

Stop the appropriation, Israel: First hummus now cross-stich?

Mohammed Arafat

Stop the appropriation, Israel: First hummus now cross-stich?

Not content with occupying land, Israeli fashion designers are appropriating Palestinian culture as their own, writes Mohammed Arafat

'Prints of Palestine': Weaving Palestinian heritage into contemporary fashion

Nada Ramadan

'Prints of Palestine': Weaving Palestinian heritage into contemporary fashion

Jerusalem-born designer Natalie Tahhan hopes to revive traditional Palestinian embroidery with a modern twist in her collection 'Prints ...

The sharp limits of UN solidarity with Palestine

Tom Charles

The sharp limits of UN solidarity with Palestine

Comment: The presence of the US as a permanent member of the UN Security Council has blocked the laws that would bring justice and liberate ...

The New Arab & agencies

Lebanon's national museum reveals long-hidden treasures

Beirut's National Museum has opened its basement of ancient treasures for the first time in four decades, displaying more than 500 artefacts.

The New Arab & agencies

Arab Fashion Week: Australian carnival inspires Emirati designer's collection

For her collection "Voyage of the Carnival," fashion designer Lamya Abedin sought inspiration from a vintage circus in Australia.

Eman Shurbaji

Eid Festival brings Muslims together in California

North America’s largest Eid Festival took place last weekend in California, seeing some 20,000 people come together to celebrate the Muslim ...

The New Arab

Palestinian national heritage museum opens in occupied West Bank

With impeccable architecture surrounded by greenery, the Palestine museum near Ramallah seeks to be a place of memory for Palestinians.

Untha: new Jerusalem-based label revives traditional Palestinian fashion

Nada Ramadan

Untha: new Jerusalem-based label revives traditional Palestinian fashion

Up-and-coming Jerusalem-based fashion label seeks to revive traditional Palestinian fashion by combining embroidery with modern styles, ...

Rana Abdallah

Gaza's working women: we can do it

Feature: Gaza's economy is crippled by the Israeli siege but a group of women are overcoming these obstacles and supporting their families, ...

US: Palestinian clothing in spotlight on Women’s Day US: Palestinian clothing in spotlight on Women’s Day

Lamis Anas

US: Palestinian clothing in spotlight on Women’s Day

Feature: The Palestinian American Women’s Association marked International Women’s Day with a display of traditional Palestinian clothing and ...

Exercise and chain smoking: an evening with Ghalia Benali

Rima Marrouch

Exercise and chain smoking: an evening with Ghalia Benali

Profile: The Tunisian singer opens up about singing, acting, Tunisia, politics and the most important things in life.

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