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The New Arab Staff

Riya Al'sanah


The jailing of Malak al-Khatib the 14 year-old Palestinian girl has caused outrage in her native West Bank and the rest of occupied Palestine. But the case brought into sharp focus the brutality and injustice of the Israeli occupation.

05 February, 2015

Anger boils in the southern city of Rahat, occupied Palestine, after Sami Zayadna suffocated to death on tear gas fired by the Israeli police during Sami al-Ja'ar's funeral.

19 January, 2015

Anger boils in the Negev after unarmed man killed in protests in Rahat, with Arab Knesset member blaming Israeli police for his death.

15 January, 2015

French Muslims, Arabs and immigrants are the ones who will likely suffer the next consequences of the attack on Charlie Hebdo magazine.

08 January, 2015

A Tunisian military court has rejected bail for Yassine Ayari, raising questions over the country's justice system in the transition to democracy.

06 January, 2015

Israeli Knesset member Jamal Zahalka warns that the "Israeli left is more dangerous than the right" and hints that Marwan Barghouti is considering running for the Palestinian presidency.

09 December, 2014

Conflicting versions explaining the Palestinian minister of education's resignation have prompted discussions about nepotism and the role of women in Palestinian politics.

08 December, 2014

A People Without a Land is a critique of the foundering peace process and the two-state thinking behind it. It is the articulation of a powerful one-state argument, a “win-win” solution. It is also the result of a personal journey.

26 November, 2014

Hamdan shooting only the last in a series of killings caught on camera for which Israeli security forces are rarely held to account.

13 November, 2014

Residents warn of 'a quiet intifada' as ultranationalist Jews attempt to access Muslim holy sites.

06 November, 2014