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Comment: Worryingly, the harmful 'Islamisation of the west' narrative is gaining traction in the mainstream media, writes Sadek Hamid.

Comment: Despite reports that London has fallen prey to Islamic conquest, the city of my youth has morphed into an enviably cosmopolitan metropolis, writes Khaled Diab.

Immigrants don't need to integrate, you do

Ruqaya Izzidien

Immigrants don't need to integrate, you do

Comment: Integration - an already problematic concept that should be abandoned in favour of acceptance - is a myth, writes Ruqaya Izzidien.

Özil's departure raises larger questions

Uri Levy

Özil's departure raises larger questions

With his departure from the German national squad, Mesut Ozil has delivered an important message about the tensions facing many footballers in ...

White settler states and their war against the 'other'

CJ Werleman

White settler states and their war against the 'other'

Comment: On the front lines of some of today's worst human rights abuses are the three white settler colonial states; the United States, ...

The New Arab

#StGeorgesDay: The historic saint of England helping refugees today

Thousands of people use St. George’s Day to remind the English of the spirit of multiculturalism in honour of the 'immigrant' St George, at a time of rising anti-refugee sentiments.

Amal Awad

The power - and risk - of authentic narratives

Comment: Minority storytellers are on the rise. The challenge for audiences lies in seeing them as creatives in their own right, not novelties, ...

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.

Steven Salaita

Seinfeld, the stone and the Uzi

Comment: The lack of outrage over Seinfeld's outing to a fantasy Israeli army training camp reveals much about the US state monopoly on ...

Prioritising Zionism over Palestinians at the University of Illinois

Steven Salaita

Prioritising Zionism over Palestinians at the University of Illinois

Comment: The university of Illinois is constitutionally incapable of supporting real anti-racism, doing so would undermine its devotion to the ...

Amal Awad

Australia's struggle with diversity is about power and fear

Comment: Western countries - and especially Australia - struggle to accept true diversity as migrants become successful and threaten the ...

The UK's Islamophobic press grows more damaging every day

Shenaz Bunglawala

The UK's Islamophobic press grows more damaging every day

Comment: This week's story about a foster family in Tower Hamlets has seen a wave of profoundly Islamophobic reporting in the UK press, writes ...

Corbyn's politics aren't extreme

Jamil Hussein

Corbyn's politics aren't extreme

Comment: For far too long, mainstream rhetoric on multiculturalism and immigration has been shifting to the right. Corbyn's rise is a ...

Grenfell fire tragedy exposes a failed system

Tom Charles

Grenfell fire tragedy exposes a failed system

Comment: The community response to the Grenfell Tower disaster in the absence of council or government leadership, shows the way forward in ...

Praise for Muslims helping at Grenfell Tower infuriates trolls

Jamil Hussein

Praise for Muslims helping at Grenfell Tower infuriates trolls

Comment: Praise for Muslims helping at Grenfell Tower tragedy was met with derision, but nobody showed discomfort with the mention of Sikhs and ...

Joseph Willits

Brexit Britain: Global leadership or Conservative introspection?

Comment: UK foreign policy has the chance to evolve to push a human rights and conflict resolution agenda, instead, attitudes are hardening and xenophobic tendencies are becoming more entrenched.

The New Arab

UKIP's idea of integration: Burqa ban and vaginal examinations

Here's a lesson in integration: pick on one religion and revolve your policies around the discrimination of that group, because that's the way ...

Hadani Ditmars

Multicultural London: Diversity trumps adversity

Blog: London has survived the Romans, the Normans, fire, plague and the Nazis. One man and his knife isn't going to shut down this city, writes ...

Bassel Salloukh

'Radical Islam', the default demon

Comment: For Bannon, 'radical Islam' emerges as a kind of 'default demon', and a Muslim way of life is presented as fundamentally irreconcilable ...

Major UK department store becomes first to sell hijabs

The New Arab

Major UK department store becomes first to sell hijabs

Debenhams is to become the first major department store in Britain to stock hijabs on its shelves as a part of a new rage of modest clothing for ...

The New Arab & agencies

#WeAccept ad brings political message to Super Bowl

The 30-second spot shows a series of faces of different colours, genders, ages and races with a running line of text saying 'No matter who you ...

Tie-wearing fascists: Western elites do business with Assad

George Morris

Tie-wearing fascists: Western elites do business with Assad

Comment: Western elites find it hard to believe Assad is a monster because he walks, talks and dresses rather like them, writes George Morris

Arab democracy and human rights in the Trump era

Dr. Tamara Kharroub

Arab democracy and human rights in the Trump era

Comment: The US can no longer assume the role of the leading superpower in championing the values of pluralism and inclusion, writes Tamara ...

Anti-Muslim hate crimes 'up 67 percent' in America

The New Arab & agencies

Anti-Muslim hate crimes 'up 67 percent' in America

Reported anti-Muslim hate crimes rose by 67 percent in 2015, according to FBI statistics released on Monday, the highest since the September 11 ...

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