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The New Arab Weekly is a podcast from The New Arab in London. Each week, we breakdown the biggest stories from the Middle East and North Africa; asking the question: what happened and why does it matter?
New episodes released every Friday.

Hosted on Acast. See acast.com/privacy for more information.

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The New Arab Weekly is a podcast from The New Arab in London. Each week, we breakdown the biggest stories from the Middle East and North Africa; asking the question: what happened and why does it matter?
New episodes released every Friday.

Hosted on Acast. See acast.com/privacy for more information.

    Israel's war cabinet dissolved, Hezbollah ramps up threats, and Hajj pilgrims die in heat

    Israel's war cabinet dissolved, Hezbollah ramps up threats, and Hajj pilgrims die in heat

    This week on The New Arab Weekly podcast, we discuss the dissolution of Israel's war cabinet with and the ceasefire deal negotiations to end the war in Gaza, the clashes between Israel and Lebanon and the rising fears that Israel is about to launch an offensive against Hezbollah in Lebanon, and the recent heatwave that has hit Hajj pilgrims that has killed over a thousand people.
    Joining us we have The New Arab's International Editor Yazan al-Saadi and journalist and reporter Lwai Faour.
    Picks of the Week
    Is Turkey gearing up for a new military offensive against Syria's Kurds?
    Claudia Sheinbaum: Mexico's new president is no pal of Palestine
    Pakistan cricket's World Cup woes mirror its soap opera politics
    If you have any burning questions that you'd like the team at The New Arab Weekly to answer, then drop us an email at podcast@newarab.com. 
    You can subscribe to the show on Apple, Spotify, Google, and wherever else you get your podcasts. 
    This podcast is hosted and produced by Hugo Goodridge (@hugogoodridge). 
    To get in touch with the producer, follow, then tweet us at @TNAPodcasts.

    Hosted on Acast. See acast.com/privacy for more information.

    • 54 min
    New massacre in Rafah, ICJ calls for ceasefire, and Egypt and Israel exchange fire

    New massacre in Rafah, ICJ calls for ceasefire, and Egypt and Israel exchange fire

    This week on The New Arab Weekly podcast, we discuss the recent massacre in Rafah and Israel's ongoing assault of the south Gaza, the fresh call by the International Court of Justice for a ceasefire, the unclear red lines of the US, and the recent deadly clashes on the Egypt-Gaza border between Israeli and Egyptian forces. 
    Joining us, we have The New Arab's Investigations Editor Andrea Glioti (@andreaglioti) and Senior Journalist and Editor Nadda Osman (@naddaxosman).
    Picks of the Week
    Israel banned Al Jazeera so it can have free rein in Rafah. The media coverage of the tent massacre proves it
    How UN aid in Syria is increasingly going to regime cronies
    Strict separation is not the answer for Palestine and Israel
    If you have any burning questions that you'd like the team at The New Arab Weekly to answer, then drop us an email at podcast@newarab.com. 
    You can subscribe to the show on Apple, Spotify, Google, and wherever else you get your podcasts. 
    This podcast is hosted and produced by Hugo Goodridge (@hugogoodridge). 
    To get in touch with the producer, follow, then tweet us at @TNAPodcasts.

    Hosted on Acast. See acast.com/privacy for more information.

    • 50 min
    Iran's Raisi killed, ICC arrest warrants, Jenin raided by Israel

    Iran's Raisi killed, ICC arrest warrants, Jenin raided by Israel

    This week on The New Arab Weekly podcast, we look at the death of Iranian President Ebrahim Raisi and what it means for Iran, the news that the International Criminal Court is seeking arrest warrants for Hamas and Israeli leaders, including Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu, and finally, the recent deadly Israeli assault on the West Bank town of Jenin and the news that Ireland, Norway, and Spain would recognise Palestinian statehood.
    Joining us, we have The New Arab's Opinions Editor Benjamin Ashraf (@ashrafzeneca) and Analysis Editor Charlie Hoyle (@CharlieCHoyle). 
    Picks of the Week:
    Why I called out Suella Braverman's gaslighting live on TV
    The systematic torture of Gazans in Israel's secret prisons
    Netzah Yehuda veteran was among ‘guards’ who intimidated Jerusalem Armenians in November 2023
    If you have any burning questions that you'd like the team at The New Arab Weekly to answer, then drop us an email at podcast@newarab.com. 
    You can subscribe to the show on Apple, Spotify, Google, and wherever else you get your podcasts. 
    This podcast is hosted and produced by Hugo Goodridge (@hugogoodridge). 
    To get in touch with the producer, follow, then tweet us at @TNAPodcasts.

    Hosted on Acast. See acast.com/privacy for more information.

    • 54 min
    Fighting in Sudan, Gallant calls for 'day after plan' in Gaza, and Kuwaiti turmoil

    Fighting in Sudan, Gallant calls for 'day after plan' in Gaza, and Kuwaiti turmoil

    This week on The New Arab Weekly podcast, we look at the fighting between the Rapid Support Forces (RSF) and Sudanese government forces in Darfur, a spat between Israeli Defence Minister Yoav Gallant and Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu about the 'day after' plan in Gaza, and the upheaval created in Kuwait with the news that both parliament and the constitution had been suspended.
    Joining us, we have The New Arab's journalist and reporter Oliver Mizzi (@OllyMizzi99), and journalist and reporter Assiah Hamed (@AssiahHamed).
    Our Picks of the Week:
    With €1bn bribe, the EU is rewarding Lebanon's bad behaviour
    Nakba yesterday, Nakba today: The story of my grandmother's two keys
    How Israel is defying Biden's 'red line' on Rafah
    If you have any burning questions that you'd like the team at The New Arab Weekly to answer, then drop us an email at podcast@newarab.com. 
    You can subscribe to the show on Apple, Spotify, Google, and wherever else you get your podcasts. 
    This podcast is produced by Hugo Goodridge (@hugogoodridge). 
    To get in touch with the producer, follow, then tweet us at @TNAPodcasts.

    Hosted on Acast. See acast.com/privacy for more information.

    • 47 min
    Al Jazeera banned, the Rafah Crossing attacked, and the US delays arms to Israel

    Al Jazeera banned, the Rafah Crossing attacked, and the US delays arms to Israel

    This week on The New Arab Weekly podcast, we look at the recent closure of Al Jazeera offices in Israel, the advance of Israeli tanks to the Rafah border crossing, and the US decision to withhold a shipment of bombs to Israel.
    We're joined by The New Arab's journalist and reporter Nick McAlpin (@NickGMcAlpin) and senior journalist and editor Nadda Osman (@naddaxosman). 
    Our picks of the week:
    Why do Israel's high-tech, dystopian weapons systems have Biblical names?
    Israel is a broken society. And it's not just Bibi to blame
    How Egypt's crackdown on Gaza protests shows the fragility of Sisi's regime
    If you have any burning questions that you'd like the team at The New Arab Weekly to answer, then drop us an email at podcast@newarab.com. 
    You can subscribe to the show on Apple, Spotify, Google, and wherever else you get your podcasts. 
    This podcast is produced by Hugo Goodridge (@hugogoodridge). 
    To get in touch with the producer, follow, then tweet us at @TNAPodcasts.

    Hosted on Acast. See acast.com/privacy for more information.

    • 44 min
    ICC arrest warrants, a Rafah assault, and homosexuality in Iraq

    ICC arrest warrants, a Rafah assault, and homosexuality in Iraq

    This week on The New Arab Weekly podcast, we look at the prospect of arrest warrants being handed down to Israeli leaders by the International Criminal Court (ICC), a potential Israeli assault on Rafah and attempts to secure a deal to end the fighting in Gaza, and a new law in Iraq that has criminalised homosexuality. 
    We're joined by The New Arab's International Correspondents Editor Yazan Al-Saadi and journalist and reporter Assiah Hamed. 
    Picks of the Week:
    Black people globally are demanding reparations. It's time politicians listen
    Google fired me for standing against tech complicity in Gaza genocide. But justice cannot be stopped
    Why Qatar is the go-to mediator in the Gaza war, and beyond
    If you have any burning questions that you'd like the team at The New Arab Weekly to answer, then drop us an email at podcast@newarab.com. 
    You can subscribe to the show on Apple, Spotify, Google, and wherever else you get your podcasts. 
    This podcast is produced by Hugo Goodridge (@hugogoodridge). 
    To get in touch with the producer, follow, then tweet us at @TNAPodcasts.

    Hosted on Acast. See acast.com/privacy for more information.

    • 46 min

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