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Police in Texas announced a reward after a 25-year-old Muslim woman was stabbed by a white man, in what has been described as an Islamophobic attack.

Comment: The issue of Islamophobia is structural; embedded in the UK's foreign and domestic policy, writes Malia Bouattia.

Austria proposes <em>hijab</em> ban for girls under 10

The New Arab & agencies

Austria proposes hijab ban for girls under 10

Austria's Education Minister conceded the plan to ban the hijab in kindergarten and primary schools was "symbolic".

UK Muslims stand together after vile #PunishAMuslimDay attempt

The New Arab

UK Muslims stand together after vile #PunishAMuslimDay attempt

While some Muslims have brushed it off as a mere joke, others awoke on 'Punish a Muslim Day' on Tuesday with genuine fears, calling on fellow ...

Young Muslim woman attacked in US hospital

The New Arab

Young Muslim woman attacked in US hospital

A man has been arrested and charged with assault for punching the head of hijab-wearing Muslim woman in an unprovoked attack, local ...

The New Arab & agencies

Iraqi Roma school reopens 14 years after destruction

Over a decade after its destruction at the hands of arms Islamists, a village school for Iraqi Roma children has reopened.

The New Arab

Abayas not mandatory for women, says Saudi crown prince

Saudi women do not have to wear the traditional abaya gown and hijab headscarf, Riyadh's powerful crown prince has claimed, ahead of a ...

The New Arab

Four UK Muslim MPs sent suspicious packages since Monday

Four Muslim Labour MPs have received suspicious packages since Monday just days after a hate letter was circulated across the United Kingdom ...

Charlie Faulkner

Women's 'Conscience Convoy' masses on Syria border

Thousands of women from around the globe have gathered on the Turkish border in a united call for the release of all women subjected to brutal ...

Panic as suspicious package sent to British Muslim MP

The New Arab

Panic as suspicious package sent to British Muslim MP

Two people were taken to hospital as a precaution on Monday after a "suspicious package" was sent to the office of Muslim Labour MP Mohammad ...

Diana Alghoul

UK police investigate vile 'punish a Muslim' points-scoring letter

UK police are investigating after a 'Punish a Muslim Day' letter was circulated calling for attacks against Muslims and mosques.

In an ideal world, our company wouldn't exist

Nafisa Bakkar and Selina Bakkar

In an ideal world, our company wouldn't exist

Comment: One of the biggest challenges facing Muslim women, is constantly being defined by others, write Nafisa Bakkar and Selina Bakkar, ...

Five most inspiring TED Talks by Muslim women

Sami Rahman

Five most inspiring TED Talks by Muslim women

Sami Rahman lists the Muslim women from around the world clocking up millions of views for their TED talks addressing rights, religion and ...

The Middle East's women are championing their own change

Rothna Begum

The Middle East's women are championing their own change

Comment: Discrimination and violence against women remain pervasive and entrenched, but changes are a credit to the region's women human rights ...

Muslim woman, schoolgirl attacked in near-fatal 'revenge' terror attack

The New Arab

Muslim woman, schoolgirl attacked in near-fatal 'revenge' terror attack

A man has been charged with racially-aggravated attempted murder and GBH after driving into a Muslim woman and schoolgirl last year, which he ...

The New Arab & agencies

Iran against using force regarding hijab: Women's affairs VP

Comparing hijab laws to anti-nudity laws elsewhere, Iran's vice president says authorities are against using 'force' to ensure women wear hijabs.

The New Arab

Outrage after Malaysian model launches hijab range at nightclub

Mistake or marketing ploy? A Malaysian hijab entrepreneur has issued an apology after launching her popular new range at a nightclub.

The New Arab & agencies

US: Women compensated after being forced to remove hijab

New York has compensated three Muslim women after they were forced to take off their hijabs for their mug shot photos.

Karim Traboulsi

Manspreaders and cat-callers should face whipping, Iranian women demand

Iranian activists are demanding authorities enforce a law that would see men guilty of harassment and manspreading in public receive up to 74 ...

Muslim women, mosques and repression

Malia Bouattia

Muslim women, mosques and repression

Comment: Remaining on the surface levels of the discussion around discrimination faced by Muslim women risks jumping all too easily to ...

The New Arab

Video showing Iran policeman shoving headscarf protester sparks outrage

A video showing a woman protesting the mandatory headscarf being met with a heavy-handed response by police has caused a social media storm.

Turkey: Temporary refuge or new home for Syrians?

Charlie Faulkner

Turkey: Temporary refuge or new home for Syrians?

In-depth: Two families, their lives devastated by war, are among millions facing rising tensions in Turkey, the country of their refuge, and the ...

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 ...

'Black Panther' shows Muslims too, can escape tokenism

Ruqaya Izzidien

'Black Panther' shows Muslims too, can escape tokenism

Comment: Black Panther's characters are coincidentally black, rather than crudely pigeonholed. It's time their Arab and Muslim counterparts ...

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