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Comment: It is crucial that international pressure grows, to free the Tamimis, as well as the thousands of Palestinian political prisoners in Israeli jails, writes Malia Bouattia.

Comment: Egypt publicly opposed Trump's Jerusalem move, but evidence this is a policy Sisi actually supports comes as little surprise, writes Sam Hamad.

Macron, Algeria and the white man's burden

Malia Bouattia

Macron, Algeria and the white man's burden

Comment: Macron's suggestion that the antidote to Algerian woes is historical amnesia, is a deeply insulting example of continuing colonial attitudes, writes Malia Bouattia.

Erdogan accuses US, Israel of 'meddling' in Iran, Pakistan

The New Arab & agencies

Erdogan accuses US, Israel of 'meddling' in Iran, Pakistan

Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan accused the United States and Israel of meddling in Iran and Pakistan.

Iran's Rouhani tells Erdogan 'protests to end in days'

The New Arab & agencies

Iran's Rouhani tells Erdogan 'protests to end in days'

The Turkish presidency said Iranian president Hassan Rouhani is hoping anti-regime protests will die down in a few days after dozens were killed ...

The New Arab & agencies

Turkey warns against escalation in Iran protests

Turkey's foreign ministry said "common sense should prevail" in Iran to avoid any escalation in protests, as arrests and deaths in the neighbouring country mount.

Imogen Lambert

Could Labour make a difference to the Palestinian cause?

Jeremy Corbyn is renowned for his pro-Palestine views. But how does this translate into Labour policy and will it have any real effect on the ...

Yousef Alhelou

Palestinians are winning the online battle for Jerusalem

Comment: Social media platforms are proving a powerful tool in the hands of Palestinian citizen journalists hoping to reshape their narrative, ...

Sam Hamad

Comrade Corbyn supports Russian imperialism in Syria

Comment: Corbyn's criticism of UK support for the Free Syrian Police, coupled with his support for Russian intervention, means he is on the ...

An interview with Pankaj Mishra

Emran Feroz

An interview with Pankaj Mishra

Interview: None of the violence or dysfunction we are currently witnessing around the world is new and can be repeatedly found in history, ...

Zahra Ali

Iraqi women's rights must be protected

Comment: Women's rights activists in Iraq insist on the necessity of civil struggle, linking their fight for equality with that of the fight for ...

Syria's war has produced no victory, only victims

Sam Hamad

Syria's war has produced no victory, only victims

Comment: Bashar al-Assad may have emerged from Syria's war 'victorious', but the country he controls is not the one it once was, writes Sam ...

What was wrong with the Balfour declaration?

Suzan Quitaz

What was wrong with the Balfour declaration?

In-depth: One hundred years on, the declaration which eventually led to the creation of Israel remains fiercely contested. Suzan Quitaz examines ...

Stop the War Coalition is not against Western intervention

Omar Sabbour

Stop the War Coalition is not against Western intervention

Comment: As Raqqa gets destroyed, the Stop the War Coalition is nowhere to be heard, leaving Syria solidarity protesters to demonstrate in front ...

From Balfour to Boris: Britain's broken promises in Palestine

Ben Clarke

From Balfour to Boris: Britain's broken promises in Palestine

The long read: In its centenary year, Professor Avi Shlaim examines the impact of the Balfour Declaration and Britain's 'deviousness, duplicity ...

Sam Hamad

Jeremy Corbyn's silence on Syria is hypocritical

Comment: Jeremy Corbyn believes one cannot be selective on human rights issues - which makes his position on Syria all the more troubling, writes Sam Hamad.

Mohammed Harun Arsalai

California's Muslims confront growing militarisation of law enforcement

As police and military groups from around the world gather to buy weapons and share tips, community groups are facing growing violence, writes ...

Robert Springborg

The end of American empire, and beginning of what?

Comment: As the US' imperial might in the Middle East declines, and Russia and China's stars rise, what does the Middle East's future hold? asks ...

Hadani Ditmars

Speaking music to power: A study in Reformations

Blog: 500 years after the start of the Protestant Reformation, music still fuels protest and foments revolution, writes Hadani Ditmars.

Trump follows in Obama's footsteps and abandons Syria's rebels

Sam Hamad

Trump follows in Obama's footsteps and abandons Syria's rebels

Comment: Trump's decision to end the CIA programme that armed anti-Assad rebels, coupled with strict instructions not to fight Assad, leaves ...

Steven Salaita

Isolating radicals: America's new academic blacklisting

Comment: Whether they are challenging whiteness, settler colonialism or capitalism, 'disruptive' intellectuals are being blacklisted and even ...

Jerusalemites show the Syrian revolution has not been forgotten

Diana Alghoul

Jerusalemites show the Syrian revolution has not been forgotten

Jerusalemites are showing the world that the call for freedom will never be forgotten and the call for the fall of the Assad regime is not one ...

Isolating radicals: America's new academic blacklisting

Steven Salaita

Isolating radicals: America's new academic blacklisting

Comment: Whether they are challenging whiteness, settler colonialism or capitalism, 'disruptive' intellectuals are being blacklisted and even ...

Deconstructing the idea of foreign fighters in Syria

Tristan Dunning

Deconstructing the idea of foreign fighters in Syria

Comment: Facile interpretations of jihadist motivations are dangerous and counterproductive, writes Tristan Dunning.

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