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Comment: Remaining on the surface levels of the discussion around discrimination faced by Muslim women risks jumping all too easily to half-baked Islamophobic conclusions, writes Malia Bouattia.

Comment: India offers platitudes of support for Palestinians, while bankrolling the Israeli occupation by buying weapons to use on Kashmiris, writes CJ Werleman.

France: Free speech is fine, just don't mention Palestine

Malia Bouattia

France: Free speech is fine, just don't mention Palestine

Comment: For the French establishment, The Voice contestant Mennel was the perfect example of an 'integrated Muslim', until her pro-Palestine stance came into view, writes Malia Bouattia.

Internet frenzy as Theresa May dons hijab for #VisitMyMosqueDay

The New Arab

Internet frenzy as Theresa May dons hijab for #VisitMyMosqueDay

UK Prime Minister Theresa May wore a hijab when visiting a mosque on Visit My Mosque Day, sparking some controversy (and conspiracy theories) on ...

Liverpool fans' new Mo Salah song goes viral

The New Arab

Liverpool fans' new Mo Salah song goes viral

The Anfield faithful have already created two chants in honour of Salah, with the latest addition - a reworking of Dodgy's 1996 tune 'Good ...

David Powell

Why we should support Britain's new counter-extremism chief

Comment: Criticism of Sara Khan's appointment as head of the Commission for Countering Extremism is misguided, and distracting from the task at hand, writes David Powell.

Malia Bouattia

Token brown faces are not what Muslim women want

Comment: There is a patronising, racist assumption that Muslim women should be grateful for token Muslims in high places, regardless of what ...

The New Arab

British man 'guilty' of fatal attack outside London mosque

A British man who drove a van into a crowd of Muslim men outside a mosque in London has been found guilty by a UK court for killing a man.

The New Arab

British man 'guilty' of fatal attack outside London mosque

A British man who drove a van into a crowd of Muslim men outside a mosque in London has been found guilty by a UK court for killing a man.

Your silence will not protect you

Malia Bouattia

Your silence will not protect you

Comment: The urgency for speaking truth to power has never been more pressing, writes Malia Bouattia.

Jordan Elgrably

In a suspicious world, Middle East arts flourish

It's refreshing to remember that the terrorists depicted in western media and entertainment as modern-day bogeymen represent but an ...

Ex-Islamophobic German politician finds Allah, converts to Islam

The New Arab

Ex-Islamophobic German politician finds Allah, converts to Islam

German far-right politician Arthur Wagner has stepped down from his position in the anti-Islam AfD party and has converted to Islam.

We must not allow Trump to normalise fascism

Sam Hamad

We must not allow Trump to normalise fascism

Comment: With Trump in the White House, every single fascist force in the world has been emboldened, writes Sam Hamad.

China bans Hui Muslim children from religious activities

The New Arab

China bans Hui Muslim children from religious activities

The educational authorities in China's Linxia county are enforcing new measures to further curb the influence of religious education in the ...

Man cuts Canadian schoolgirl's hijab in 'cowardly' attack

The New Arab & agencies

Man cuts Canadian schoolgirl's hijab in 'cowardly' attack

A Canadian 11-year-old has told police a man cut her hijab with scissors while she was on her way to school, as the country continues to tackle ...

The New Arab

'Kill them all': Briton faces jail for Islamophobic rant

Andrew Littlefair, who faces a minimum of 12 months imprisonment for a chilling Islamophobic rant posted onto his Facebook page, dismissed his views as a mere "drunken rant".

Emran Feroz

Austria's new coalition of intolerance

Austria's new government is pushing for harsh measures against refugees, such as the confiscation of cash and mobile phones, writes Emran Feroz.

Emran Feroz

An interview with Pankaj Mishra

Interview: None of the violence or dysfunction we are currently witnessing around the world is new and can be repeatedly found in history, ...

Hadani Ditmars

Will Trudeau address civil rights violations on Canadian soil?

Comment: How many more acts of violence and racism need occur before Ottawa admits we have our own home-grown issues, asks Hadani Ditmars.

Travel ban 3.0 still doesn't conceal Trump's anti-Muslim bias

Sahar F. Aziz

Travel ban 3.0 still doesn't conceal Trump's anti-Muslim bias

Comment: Trump may have reworked the ban in an effort to disguise its Islamophobic nature, but he still believes terrorism is exclusively a ...

Myra Al-Rahim

We can't let Trump's twitter hijack our outrage

Comment: Trump's twitter feed is outrageous, but we eat out of the palm of his grubby little hands when we give it more attention than it ...

Germany's far-right party elects nationalist leadership duo

The New Arab & agencies

Germany's far-right party elects nationalist leadership duo

Germany's far-right Alternative for Germany (AfD) elected a new leadership duo from its nationalist wing on Saturday as thousands staged street ...

Trumps tweets prove it's open season on Muslims

Ruqaya Izzidien

Trumps tweets prove it's open season on Muslims

Comment: Trump's tweets represent a clear trend of the right wing's selective outrage that has been boosted by his presidency, writes Ruqaya ...

'We failed to show truth of Kashmir': Parvez Imroz

Irfan Mehraj

'We failed to show truth of Kashmir': Parvez Imroz

Interview: The 2017 winner of the Rafto Prize for human rights spoke with The New Arab about his thoughts on the long-running Kashmir dispute.

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