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Apparently Muslims need to integrate more, and what better way to do that than to have a Muslim panto?

Photos from Eastern Ghouta show children gaunt with hunger, their skin wrinkled and aged. Mothers are not producing milk and people are resorting to eat animal fodder.

London exhibition provides unique, never-seen-before portrait of multicultural Iraq

Shams Al-Shakarchi

London exhibition provides unique, never-seen-before portrait of multicultural Iraq

The work of Iraqi photographer Latif Al Ani is being exhibited in the UK for the first time, providing a portrait of Iraq as it has never been seen before.

United in prayer: Christians and Muslims stand against Trump

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United in prayer: Christians and Muslims stand against Trump

US President Donald Trump controversial decision to recognise Jerusalem as Israel’s capital did little to divide the city's Christian and Muslim ...

End of the Saudi Arabia-UAE Leonardo da Vinci mystery?

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End of the Saudi Arabia-UAE Leonardo da Vinci mystery?

Abu Dhabi has purchased a Leonardo da Vinci masterpiece, which the UAE and ...

Muslims pray outside White House to protest Jerusalem move

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Muslims pray outside White House to protest Jerusalem move

Hundreds of worshippers laid out their prayer mats at a park in front of the president's residence.

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Women in rural Tunisia mix hot sauce with business

Tunisian women earn a living by producing, selling and even exporting Harissa, the spicy hot pepper paste notorious in the North African Maghreb region.

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Lebanese singer dazzles Riyadh in first women-only concert

Hiba Tawaji, who rose to fame on France's version of The Voice, performed to a packed audience at the cavernous King Fahd Cultural Centre.

Mosul Eye: Blogger who exposed IS atrocities reveals identity

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Mosul Eye: Blogger who exposed IS atrocities reveals identity

When the city went dark under Islamic State's rule, Mosul Eye bravely documented its atrocities. Now, the blogger has ended his anonymity with ...

Prominent Egyptian lawyer wins human rights prize

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Prominent Egyptian lawyer wins human rights prize

Ragia Omran was chosen as one of 15 rights defenders from around the world to receive the Franco-German Prize for Human Rights and the Rule of ...

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Knives and guns: How Iraqi women handle street harassers

Women and girls in Iraq face harassment on the streets every time they leave their houses. They tell The New Arab of the different ways they deal with their abusers.

Kuwait unites Qatari-Gulf families separated by Saudi-led blockade

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Kuwait unites Qatari-Gulf families separated by Saudi-led blockade

Families torn apart by the blockade of Qatar by Saudi Arabia, the UAE and Bahrain speak of the difficulties they face in trying to reunited and meet regularly.

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Children trapped in Sanaa as Yemen fighting intensifies

Children in the Yemeni capital Sanaa and other districts are cut off from vital help and risk being injured or killed in intense street battles and airstrikes.

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Lion goddess statues discovered in Egypt

Dozens of statues of Sekhmet, the ancient Egyptian lion goddess, have been found in Upper Egypt.

'Special detention centres' for Saudi women drivers

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'Special detention centres' for Saudi women drivers

Saudi Arabia will open women-only detention centres for drivers who violate ...

Quebec suspends niqab ban following legal challenge

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Quebec suspends niqab ban following legal challenge

Canadian province Quebec was due to be the first area in North America to enforce a ban on the niqab, but a challenge from civil rights group has frozen it.

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Worshippers pack Egyptian mosque week after massacre

Dozens of Muslims, including religious and army leaders, packed an Egyptian mosque for Friday prayers a week after jihadist gunmen massacred more than 300 people in the house of worship.

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Mosul hospital rebuilt from ruins of battle

One of the largest hospitals in Iraq's Mosul has been rebuilt from the rubble thanks to a team from Doctors Without Borders, who have provided care for returning war-wounded residents.

17 Arab region World Heritage sites are 'in danger'

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17 Arab region World Heritage sites are 'in danger'

Seventeen of the 82 World Heritage sites in the Arab region are on a "danger" list due to conflict, Audrey Azoulay, the new head of UNESCO, has ...

Meet Zahra Lari, the world's first headscarf-wearing professional figure-skater

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Meet Zahra Lari, the world's first headscarf-wearing professional figure-skater

The UAE has become the first Arab state to join the International Skating Union thanks to up-and-coming athlete Zahra Lari, the first ...

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Prison-themed restaurant opens in Egypt

A prison-themed restaurant in Egypt? It might seem distasteful in a country where thousands of people are languishing in jail...

Iraqi bishop urges foreign aid for frontline Christian communities

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Iraqi bishop urges foreign aid for frontline Christian communities

One of the oldest Christian communities in the Middle East returned to their ancestral lands in Iraq after IS was at last routed, but the community are still anxious.

Haziq Qadri

India's roadside teacher educates street children in New Delhi

A retired telecomms worker gives lessons to around 50 impoverished children by the side of the road in New Delhi, without any help from the government or NGOs.

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From a Palestinian refugee camp to international boutiques

From a small workshop in the Palestinian refugee camp of Jerash in Jordan, Halima al-Ankassuri embroiders traditional patterns destined for sale in an upmarket Paris, London or Dubai boutique.