The New Arab Meets: Egyptian musician Samar Tarik, whose lyrics are more than just words. Ahead of her London’s Connecting Culture performance in November, Samar shares what drives her, the need for a bigger spotlight & being a voice for introverts.
The New Arab Meets: Amat Alsalam Al-Hajj, head of the Abductees' Mothers Association, a group of mothers fighting for the release of Yemen's civilian abductees and promoting Yemen's recent Declaration for Justice and Reconciliation.
The New Arab Meets: Human rights activist Leanne Mohamad to discuss the Israeli occupation, the British government’s response and what more we can do to help liberate Palestine and support the people of Gaza.
The New Arab Meets: Syrian-American comedian and social media star Nasser Al-Rayess ahead of his US comedy show tour to talk about making Arab culture 'mainstream' and learning to embrace his Arabness after growing up in a post-9/11 America.
The New Arab Meets: Nadia Fares, whose documentary Big Little Women premiered at the Swiss Panorama of the Locarno Film Festival. It features generations of Egyptian women who oppose patriarchy but also juxtaposes popular, global ideas of feminism.
The New Arab Meets: Sepideh Nasiri, founder of Women of Middle East and North Africa in Technology. The non-profit wants to close the diversity and gender gap in STEM by offering community, mentoring, education and elevation for its members.
The New Arab Meets: Palestinian-American chef Michael Rafidi. Drawing on his family's culinary tradition, Michael is part of an Arab vanguard elevating traditional dishes with a contemporary twist, with his restaurant Albi now Michelin-starred.
In an exclusive interview, Palestinian-French human rights lawyer Salah Hammouri speaks to The New Arab about his life in forced exile, the conditions of his new activism, and his perspectives on Palestine's future.