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Israeli far-right culture minister ‘wears the occupation’ at Cannes

Charlie Hoyle

Israeli far-right culture minister ‘wears the occupation’ at Cannes

Israel's culture minister Miri Regev mixed fashion with politics on Wednesday when she chose to wear a dress emblasoned with the Jerusalem skyline to the opening night of Cannes.

Attacks by Muslims 'receive 4.5 times more media coverage'

Sana Uqba

Attacks by Muslims 'receive 4.5 times more media coverage'

Despite the fact that Muslims commit far fewer attacks, US media coverage increase by an average of four and a half times in those ...

Photos: activists send lanterns 'to light up' electricity-starved Gaza

Diana Alghoul

Photos: activists send lanterns 'to light up' electricity-starved Gaza

From across the border, to across the world, providing relief for Gaza is becoming increasingly difficult while the PA and the Israeli ...

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Education on hold for South Sudanese child refugees

Out of the one million refugees who are expected to be in Uganda by the end of the month, nearly three-quarters of them are children

The New Arab & agencies

Who is Mohammed bin Salman?

The 31-year-old prince's public profile has grown rapidly since his father ascended to the throne, amassing extraordinary power and influence at a breakneck speed.

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Ramadan will be different for Syria's children, says charity

Save the Children launches a student-designed ad-campaign to remind of the plight of Syria's children this Ramadan.

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Egyptians feel Meh about Christiano Ronaldo's overhyped 'green-screen ad'

Many Egyptians were disappointed by Christiano Ronaldo's much-anticipated ad after it turned out it was made using a body double, a green screen, and special effects.

Manchester Muslim offers blindfolded hugs and is pleasantly surprised

The New Arab

Manchester Muslim offers blindfolded hugs and is pleasantly surprised

Video: 22-year-old Baktash Noori's viral video melted hearts by showing the world that Mancunians refuse to be divided after last week's ...

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Trump condemns 'Islamophobic double-murder' in Portland after public pressure

US President Donald Trump said the attack in Portland that left two men dead on Friday was unacceptabl

Iran moves to ban 'un-Islamic' Zumba dance classes

The New Arab

Iran moves to ban 'un-Islamic' Zumba dance classes

Iran's general sports federation has called for a ban on Zumba dance classes across the country over "prohibited" dance moves.

Jihad for Civilisation, from the Tigris to the Thames

Hadani Ditmars

Jihad for Civilisation, from the Tigris to the Thames

Blog: The parallels between life in Iraq and the UK can be striking, writes Hadani Ditmars.

Egypt's al-Azhar exploits religion to support Qatar diplomatic tensions

The New Arab

Egypt's al-Azhar exploits religion to support Qatar diplomatic tensions

Egypt's top Islamic authority has backed the recent diplomatic and economic blockade on Qatar in the latest politically motivated edict from the ...

Saudi football team slammed for 'disrespectful' minute silence snub

The New Arab & agencies

Saudi football team slammed for 'disrespectful' minute silence snub

Saudi Arabia's national football team have come under fire for ignoring a minute's silence for the victims of the last weekend's attack on ...

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Banning all things Qatar: UAE 'censors' Barcelona shirt

A photo from a UAE mall appears to show an advertisement for Barcelona football club censored, with the Qatar Airways sponsor covered.

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Suspected Saudi 'robot army' enlisted in Qatar attack

Cyberwarfare is not new to the Gulf, but the current Saudi-led onslaught against the tiny state of Qatar is the most formidable and bizarre yet.

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Egypt's Sisi will soon become a Taekwondo black belt

Egypt's president Abdel Fattah al-Sisi has bizarrely been awarded a black belt in Taekwondo, despite never having set a foot onto the mats.

Diana Alghoul

The forgotten state violence victims in Eiffel Tower solidarity

As long as we are less likely to show solidarity with victims of state violence, governments would feel as though they are able to instil bloodsheds in homes without accountability.

Football comes home to Basra as Iraq hosts Jordan

Uri Levy

Football comes home to Basra as Iraq hosts Jordan

For the first time since 2013, Iraqi football fans were able to witness their national team playing, and winning, on home soil.

The New Arab

This is NOT for Allah: Muslims deplore #LondonAttacks

Arabs and Muslims have flooded social media to vent their horror and rage at the terror attacks perpetrated in central London on Saturday night.

Humble beginnings, extraordinary life: What Muhammad Ali taught us

Adama Munu

Humble beginnings, extraordinary life: What Muhammad Ali taught us

Muhammad Ali, a living legend whose spirited principles allowed us to recognise a strength that was both human and supererogatory human. What can we learn from this prolific individual?

'Is it politics or theatre?' Occupational Hazards raises questions

Hadani Ditmars

'Is it politics or theatre?' Occupational Hazards raises questions

Theatre: Based on the memoirs of Rory Stewart, a British politician appointed governor of an Iraqi province after the 2003 invasion, the play is thoughtful and timely, writes Hadani Ditmars.

Leaning tower of Alexandria: Residents saved by neighbouring building

The New Arab

Leaning tower of Alexandria: Residents saved by neighbouring building

The residents of a tower block in Egypt's second largest city have had the scare of their lives after their homes almost tumbled to the ground.

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