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Comment: Both the New Atheist and New Optimist schools of thought serve as a thin veneer for a highly unjust distribution of power and wealth, writes Yousef Khalil.

Comment: Too often, our so-called community leaders and representatives hope that by inviting Islamophobes into our houses, associations and mosques, we will change their minds, writes Malia Bouattia.

A Barbie doll encountered <em>Islamophobia</em> and people aren't happy

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A Barbie doll encountered Islamophobia and people aren't happy

American right-wing commentator Ann Coulter, who is no stranger to Islamophobic remarks, had something to say about the Barbie designed to honour US Olympic fencer Ibtihaj Muhammad.

A Barbie doll encountered <em>Islamophobia</em> and people aren't happy

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A Barbie doll encountered Islamophobia and people aren't happy

American right-wing commentator Ann Coulter, who is no stranger to Islamophobic remarks, had something to say about the Barbie designed to ...

Syria could have become a graveyard for Hizballah

Sam Hamad

Syria could have become a graveyard for Hizballah

Comment: If Saudi Arabia and its allies had provided the rebels with the necessary resources to fight Assad, Syria could have become a graveyard ...

Ruqaya Izzidien

The many missed-steaks of halal slaughter

Comment: Halal abattoirs are cruel - they require cattle and poultry to be alive at the time of killing...

Dan Arel

The rise of mainstream fascism in America

Comment: White nationalists and neo-Nazis are on the rise in the United States and are becoming more brazen in their tactics, writes Dan Arel.

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Muslim, civil rights groups challenge Quebec veil ban

The Canadian Civil Liberties Association (CCLA) and the National Council of Canadian Muslims asked the Quebec Superior Court to rule on the ...

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Muslim teacher fired after 9/11 video objection wins case

The video to which Suriyah Bi objected showed people jumping to their deaths from the Twin Towers.

Supermodel Gigi Hadid shuts down Islamophobic tweet

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Supermodel Gigi Hadid shuts down Islamophobic tweet

Half-Palestinian supermodel Gigi Hadid slammed an Islamophobic Twitter user who criticised two Muslim women for wearing hijabs in New York a day ...

Malia Bouattia

Remembering the Paris massacre, 1961

Comment: France may be keen to forget its brutal suppression of Algerian nationalism, but this dark chapter in history offers crucial insight ...

US man charged after threatening to firebomb 'Muslim-looking' neighbours

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US man charged after threatening to firebomb 'Muslim-looking' neighbours

Man who called police after seeing his neighbour wearing a 'Muslim hat' is charged with a hate crime for allegedly planning firebombing attacks.

Far-right former Trump aide Steve Bannon 'backs' Qatar blockade

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Far-right former Trump aide Steve Bannon 'backs' Qatar blockade

Breitbart far-right media guru Steve Bannon, who was once a key adviser to Donald Trump, has attacked Qatar in a speech, alluding to it being ...

Twitter reacts to 'My Week as a Muslim' show

Diana Alghoul

Twitter reacts to 'My Week as a Muslim' show

Many found the show unnecessary and being guilty of erasing the Muslim voice, notes Diana Alghoul.

Corbyn's Labour must move beyond its manifesto

Malia Bouattia

Corbyn's Labour must move beyond its manifesto

Comment: The Labour Party's 2017 Manifesto was rooted in social justice, but its now up to grassroots communities to strengthen the foundations ...

The New Arab

British expat in Kuwait 'denied nursery job over hijab'

A British woman living in Kuwait has accused a nursery of demanding her to remove her hijab in order to work for them.

The New Arab

Eminem raps against 'kamikaze' Donald Trump, defends Muslims, immigrants

"We hate Donald Trump," declared US rapper Eminem in a new four-minute freestyle no punches pulled video that also waded into the treatment of ...

Emran Feroz

Meeting Yassin al-Haj Saleh, Syria's leading intellectual dissident

Interview: When the possible leads only to death and war, we must look for impossible solutions, al-Haj Saleh tells Emraz Feroz.

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Millions of Muslims mark Ashura with anti-terror slogans

Ashura is the tenth day of the Muslim month of Muharram, which marks the seventh century killing of revolutionary leader and grandson of Prophet ...

Call security measures by their name: Racial discrimination

Malia Bouattia

Call security measures by their name: Racial discrimination

Comment: Our aim? To show the double standards exercised by each of our governments and the disastrous global scale of the so-called 'War on ...

Diana Alghoul

An Arab perspective on the UK's 'hostility towards Arabs'

The discourse surrounding Arabs and Muslims soured so fast after 9/11 that many parents tried to be as protective as possible.

Marriott refuses to cancel booking by US anti-Islam group

The New Arab

Marriott refuses to cancel booking by US anti-Islam group

A Marriott hotel in the US state of Virginia is set to host a two-day national conference by one of the country's largest anti-Muslim groups.

California's Muslims confront growing militarisation of law enforcement

Mohammed Harun Arsalai

California's Muslims confront growing militarisation of law enforcement

As police and military groups from around the world gather to buy weapons and share tips, community groups are facing growing violence, writes ...

Dina Tokio perfectly shuts down anti-Muslim trolls

Sana Uqba

Dina Tokio perfectly shuts down anti-Muslim trolls

Video: Dozens of YouTube viewers who left hateful comments on Dina Tokio's channel have come in for a whooping this week, and we are loving it.

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