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Flags should be hung in a "prominent position" in all mosque courtyards, the China Islamic Association said.

The Chinese Ministry of Defence intends to send troops from its Special Operations Forces to Syria in support of President Bashar al-Assad's regime.

Egypt arrests dozens of Chinese Muslim Uighur students

The New Arab

Egypt arrests dozens of Chinese Muslim Uighur students

Chinese students from the Uighur ethnic minority have been detained in Egypt in a broad police sweep that has shaken the country’s sizeable Uighur student and expatriate community, activists said.

Middle East meets Far East: Trying out Uighur cuisine

Alex Wright

Middle East meets Far East: Trying out Uighur cuisine

Yalla, let's eat! Continuing our series focused on Middle Eastern restaurants, we make our way to Dilara in East London's Finsbury Park, where ...

China 'prepares DNA testing' of Muslims in Xinjiang

The New Arab

China 'prepares DNA testing' of Muslims in Xinjiang

China appears to be laying the groundwork for the mass collection of DNA samples from residents of Muslim-majority Xinjiang amid human rights ...

The New Arab

After name ban, China arrests Muslim for 'tweeting Quran'

A Muslim woman in China's troubled northwestern region of Xinjiang has been arrested for posting passages from the Quran and other religious material on social media.

Usaid Siddiqui

China's Uighur oppression runs deeper than Islamophobia

Comment: The Chinese state oppresses some of its Muslim communities while working closely with others. Beijing's restrictions on ...

The New Arab

China bans Islamic baby names in Muslim-majority Xinjiang

Chinese authorities have banned Islamic baby names in the country's largest Muslim province, as part of a crackdown on alleged "extremism" that ...

The New Arab

Thousands of Muslim Chinese 'fighting with militants in Syria'

A report released by Israel's foreign ministry claims that thousands of Muslim Chinese are fighting in the ranks of militant groups, including ...

China latest target of IS in new propaganda video

The New Arab

China latest target of IS in new propaganda video

A chilling video showing Chinese children undergoing military training with the Islamic State group highlights a new threat for Beijing of ...

The New Arab & agencies

Turkey arrests two Chinese nationals over Istanbul nightclub massacre

Two Chinese men of Uighur origin have been arrested over the mass shooting at Reina nightclub in Istanbul on New Year's Eve, which left 39 ...

China and Saudi Arabia hold joint anti-terrorism drills

The New Arab & agencies

China and Saudi Arabia hold joint anti-terrorism drills

Special Forces from each side exchanged combat skills and tactics, as China says it faces a growing threat from terrorism due to its increasing ...

The Othering: Justifying the persecution of the world's Muslims

Laith Saud

The Othering: Justifying the persecution of the world's Muslims

Comment: Inventing some barbaric enemy allows the equally false creation of one's own heroic identity, writes Laith Saud.

IS agents in Thailand 'to hit Russian interests' IS agents in Thailand 'to hit Russian interests'

Al-Araby al-Jadeed staff

IS agents in Thailand 'to hit Russian interests'

Ten Syrians linked to the Islamic State group entered Thailand in October to attack Russian interests there, Thai police said in a leaked ...

Turkish connection probed in Bangkok bomb search

AAAJ and agencies

Turkish connection probed in Bangkok bomb search

A Thai court has issued an arrest warrant for a Turkish man who is the husband of a Thai suspect already being sought in connection with ...

AAAJ and agencies

Turkey's Erdogan in China for talks amid Uighur strains

Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan heads to China after securing NATO's backing for Ankara's fight against Islamic State militants, but facing tensions with Beijing over China's mostly Muslim Uighur minority.

AAAJ and agencies

Turks outraged by reports of Ramadan ban in China

Ties between China and Turkey are strained as demonstrators took to the streets of Turkish cities to protest against China’s reported ban on its ...

Michael Brenner

Obama rolls the dice in Iraq...kind of

Obama’s decision to launch a major new project in Iraq to be augmented by up to 1,000 more American troops reveals how IS/Iraq/Syria his ...

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