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Sam Hamad


Sam Hamad is a writer and History PhD student at the University of Glasgow, focusing on totalitarian ideologies.

With Israel continuing its assault on Gaza after the breakdown of the truce agreement, The New Arab looks at what led to the continuation of Israel's brutal assault.

02 December, 2023

With Israel effectively emptying Gaza's north of people and destroying its civilian infrastructure, The New Arab asks: will Israel do the same in the south?

19 November, 2023

With disinformation all over social media and Israel using its considerable resources to get its narrative out, The New Arab looks into the form of Israeli propaganda known as 'Hasbara'.

18 November, 2023

After a week of indiscriminate attacks on civilian areas of Idlib prompted by an attack on a Baathist military academy in Homs by an unknown perpetrator, the Assad regime has called for a ceasefire amid rebel retaliation.

10 October, 2023

For decades during flare-ups of violence between Israel and Palestine, the media is accused of having a pro-Israel bias. The New Arab breaks down what exactly such a bias might look like and mean in the wake of Hamas' deadly attack across the border.

10 October, 2023

The killing of protesters was one of the worst single-day massacres in Egyptian and world history, and ten years on a climate of fear and repression persists in Egypt.

14 August, 2023

In-depth: Football's summer transfer window has been dominated by the Saudi Pro League's quest for big-name signings, but where does this leave Newcastle United?

01 August, 2023

After the shooting of four Israeli settlers on Tuesday afternoon, mobs of Israeli settlers laid siege to Palestinian villages across the West Bank into the early hours of Wednesday morning.

21 June, 2023

The far-right Israeli government has its sights set on Palestine's sacred al-Aqsa Mosque

22 May, 2023