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There have been many mixed reactions to Trump's decision to recognise Jerusalem as Israel's capital.

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 Islamophobia 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.

Egyptians discuss divorce in 'controversial' hashtag

Diana Alghoul

Egyptians discuss divorce in 'controversial' hashtag

The Arabic hashtag 'Why is Divorce Widespread' circulated on Twitter, sparking questions on compatibility and means of getting married.

'Have sex with illegitimate daughters,' says Egyptian cleric

Diana Alghoul

'Have sex with illegitimate daughters,' says Egyptian cleric

According to this cleric's logic, there is an interpretation of al-Shafi'is work saying if a man impregnates a woman who is not his wife, the ...

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.

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The Iraq Report: Is an independent Kurdistan emerging?

Analysis: The New Arab's weekly digest of events in Iraq

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'Haram policeman' was offended by a hijabless bitmoji

The 'haram policeman' started by greeting her with an Islamic greeting of peace (salam) before accusing her of being a kaffira, the Arabic word ...

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Ragheb Alama fell... and the internet fell with him

Though some of his fans refused to believe Ragheb Alama could actually fall over. It had to have been a moonwalk, right?

Muslims on <em>Twitter</em> show anger over #RohingyaGenocide

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Muslims on Twitter show anger over #RohingyaGenocide

Nearly 90,000 Rohingya have flooded into Bangladesh over the past 11 days as they continue to flee violence and persecution

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Anger as Saudi psychologist shares son's animal abuse

'The butcher training him should have prepared him with a sharper knife,' said parent.

Saudi imam encourages polygamy as 'women expire, unlike men'

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Saudi imam encourages polygamy as 'women expire, unlike men'

Twitters users were outraged after a Saudi man claiming to be an imam suggested women "expired" as a reason for encouraging polygamous ...

These Arab artists are spreading their talent with <em>Twitter</em>

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These Arab artists are spreading their talent with Twitter

Using the Twitter hashtag #ArabArtists, a new generation of Arab artists, photographers and filmmakers are using social media to ...

#Justice4Rasmea: Palestinian activist receives support despite US deportation order

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#Justice4Rasmea: Palestinian activist receives support despite US deportation order

The US citizenship of Rasmea Odeh was revoked after she failed to disclose convictions for bombings in Jerusalem decades ago.

Egyptian MP proposes lowering marital age for girls

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Egyptian MP proposes lowering marital age for girls

An Egyptian MP has sparked anger after he called to lower the marital age for girls from 18 to 16, so that those in rural areas could marry ...

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Trump blames 'both sides' for Charlottesville: Twitter reacts

After bowing to pressure to condemn white supremacists involved in Saturday's violent Charlottesville clashes, Trump then reverted to his initial reaction and blamed "both sides" for the unrest.

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Tweeters hit back at man's 'advice' to Muslim women

A number of men across the racial and religious spectrums sometimes take it upon themselves to advise (aka mansplain) Muslim women and let them ...

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Is the Bahraini Muslim Brotherhood's 'special status' over?

Comment: Bahrain's government, under pressure from its Sunni Arab allies, may be drastically changing its attitude towards the Muslim ...

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#WeDemandQatar - the internet trolls Saudi demands

The rationale behind Saudi's demands are hard to comprehend, let-alone quantify. Twitter caught on, and could not resist taking a jab.

Chelsea Manning's release is a victory for common decency

Usaid Siddiqui

Chelsea Manning's release is a victory for common decency

Comment: Manning's actions are credited with helping to inspire the Arab Spring, and revealing how ill-advised and criminal American policy can ...

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#NotTheEnemy: Twitter reacts to 'dangerous' Trump 'fake news' rhetoric

Journalists, diplomats, academics, human rights advocates, and opponents of Trump have all taken to Twitter to decry the controversial ...

Obama commutes Chelsea Manning's 35-year sentence. <em>Twitter</em> <em>reacts</em>

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Obama commutes Chelsea Manning's 35-year sentence. Twitter reacts

Wikileaks source Chelsea Manning saw her 35-year prison sentence massively reduced by President Obama sparking fierce debate on social media ...

Islamic State group claims Brussels attacks while Belgium mourns Islamic State group claims Brussels attacks while Belgium mourns

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Islamic State group claims Brussels attacks while Belgium mourns

Video: The Islamic State group has claimed responsibility for three bomb blasts in Brussels, killing at least 30, as Belgium becomes the focus ...

<em>Twitter</em> <em>reacts</em> to Sarah Palin's endorsement of Trump

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Twitter reacts to Sarah Palin's endorsement of Trump

Former Alaska governor and one time Republican vice presidential nominee Sarah Palin endorsed Donald Trump on Tuesday, sparking a whole host of ...

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