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Reem Khabbazy

Reem Khabbazy


Reem Khabbazy is Senior Multimedia Journalist at The New Arab. Her work focuses on documentary films and audio-visual storytelling from the Middle East and North Africa. 

Follow her on Twitter: @Reemkhabbazy

On the campus of Columbia University in New York, hundreds of students are taking part in demonstrations that are galvanising others around the world.

Following the arrests of 133 students on Thursday from Columbia and its sister college Barnard at their encampment in support of Palestinians, campus demonstrations in the US and around the world have surged.

The arrests have led to the unintended consequence of a university administration crackdown that was meant to rein in the protesters.

26 April, 2024

Today, even as protests grow in Britain and the world demanding freedom for the Palestinians in the wake of the war on Gaza, the UK government is pushing ahead with a bill which will stop public bodies that want to stand in solidarity with the Palestinians from taking effective action to do so.

19 March, 2024

One year after the devastating Turkey-Syria earthquakes, survivors continue to grapple with profound trauma, as highlighted by psychologist Evana Ward.

The earthquake survivors suffer prolonged psychological consequences, including hypervigilance, phobias, anxiety, depression, and recurring nightmares.

Children, particularly sensitive to the upheaval, display disrupted sleep and eating patterns, bed-wetting, and a strong need for reassurance from their parents due to an ongoing sense of insecurity.

06 February, 2024

An Iraqi Airways plane headed to Baghdad this week was met with an unexpected surprise, causing major delays.

This bear within the plane's cargo hold was supposed to be transported from Dubai to Baghdad. But the animal managed to escape from its cage, leading to delays and anger among passengers.

11 August, 2023

Hundreds of Londoners rallied in front of the Israeli embassy to the UK on Wednesday night to protest Israel's brutal aerial and ground assault on the Jenin refugee camp at the start of this week.

07 July, 2023