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Israel's tasteless tweet blaming Razan al-Najjar for her own death as a 'Hamas human shield' has attracted the ire of social media users.

In-depth: Nino Orto talks to ex-Islamist fighter Shahid Butt on the importance of community and education in making young British Muslims resilient to creeping radicalisation.

Arab women and new realities

Florence Massena

Arab women and new realities

A new book amplifies Arab women's voices, capturing a moment in history when women have had enough of keeping quiet. Florence Massena met its authors.

The Rohingya and other outsiders

Robin Yassin-Kassab

The Rohingya and other outsiders

Comment: This is not the first time the demonisation of 'threatening' communities has prepared the way for slaughter, writes Robin ...

Trump on Charlottesville was too little too late

Dan Arel

Trump on Charlottesville was too little too late

Comment: Even with empty gestures condemning white supremacy, these groups feel emboldened. For Muslims and other minorities, the damage has ...

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Moroccan woman blamed after mob of men chased her

The video, lasting just 10 seconds, shows a clearly panicking woman in jeans and a t-shirt being chased by a large group of young men.

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Yemeni cleric blames pedophilia, rape on children's 'suggestive closing'

Just days after a three-year-old girl was raped in Yemen's capital, a cleric came under fire for suggesting the way in which she was dressed was ...

Diana Alghoul

Finsbury Park: On whitewashing the 'white crusade'

The puritan perception of white-supremacists acknowledges that to sustain Britishness, both Muslims and Islam must be "cleansed" from Britain to ...

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Mainstream media slammed over 'victim-blaming' in Finsbury Park attack

Several media outlets have been criticised for 'blaming the victims' in their coverage of the Finsbury Park mosque attack.

After election victory, Macron's foreign outlook is hardening

James Snell

After election victory, Macron's foreign outlook is hardening

Comment: Macron is dogged by claims that his presidential victory had little to do with him, and everything to do with defeating the French ...

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Desperate Yemeni colonel takes own life 'over unpaid salary'

Yemen's ongoing salary crisis is resulting in an increase in suicides, reports say, as people in the war-torn country continue to struggle to ...

All Egyptian women are survivors of sexual violence

Gehad Quisay

All Egyptian women are survivors of sexual violence

Blog: A viral hashtag has reopened discussion about Egypt's sexual harassment epidemic - but why is it happening and how did it start?

Cairo University launches 16-day campaign against on-campus sexual harassment

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Cairo University launches 16-day campaign against on-campus sexual harassment

Cairo University has launched a new anti-sexual harassment campaign to promote safe spaces on campus in a country were most women have been ...

Why Israel fears Black Lives Matter

Hilary Aked

Why Israel fears Black Lives Matter

Comment: Black Lives Matter's solidarity with Palestinians and support for BDS fits into a wider programme of progressive politics that is ...

Hillary Clinton denounces murder of Lebanese-American Khalid Jabara

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Hillary Clinton denounces murder of Lebanese-American Khalid Jabara

Democratic presidential nominee Hillary Clinton on Thursday took to Facebook to denounce the murder of Khalid Jabara, an Arab-American killed by ...

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Six soldiers killed in southeast Turkey bomb attack

Six Turkish soldiers were killed in a bomb attack on a military convoy in the southeastern Van province on Tuesday, which the army blames on PKK militants.

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Standstill in Yemen peace talks as government withdraws again

The delegation representing the Yemeni government at the Kuwait peace talks has withdrawn for a second time in a month, citing Houthi grudging ...

Alex Wright

'Slut-shaming' Egyptian female anchor quits following online campaign

Egyptian host, Reham Saeed, has resigned after social media users rallied to have her fired for invading the privacy of an attack ...

Nada Ramadan

Egypt's sexist anti-sexual-harassment campaigns are absurd

Comment: Nada Ramadan asks how to fight the spread of sexual harassment in a society where victims do not report crimes for fear of social ...

Laws alone will not stop sexual harassment

Saadia Mufarreh

Laws alone will not stop sexual harassment

Comment: Alongside developing laws to prevent the sexual harassment of women Arab societies need to develop a culture that stops ...

Dalal Jebril-Rogers

#Trending: Women: 'cover up or you will be shamed'

Blog: An irregular space to trace trending topics on social media; what Arabs are talking about online.

<em>Victim</em> <em>blaming</em>: Syrian rape survivors face a double pain

Ghalia Shahin

Victim blaming: Syrian rape survivors face a double pain

Comment: Syrian women are blamed when regime troops rape them to punish their families, says Ghalia Shahin.

Jordanian pro-reform activist killed fighting in Syria

Mohammed al-Fudailat

Jordanian pro-reform activist killed fighting in Syria

Jihad was active in leftist and Islamist political circles. His death came as a shock to many.

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