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Diana Alghoul

Diana Alghoul


Diana Alghoul is a British-Palestinian journalist at The New Arab who is mainly involved in news and feature writing. Her main areas of focus are the Palestine-Israel conflict, women's rights, culture, Muslims in the Western world and food.

A symbol of resistance or an emo kid's accessory in 2006? The Palestinian keffiyeh has a history that makes it a central part of Palestine's culture and must be preserved during and outside of World Keffiyeh Day.

11 May, 2022

Revoking abortion as a constitutional right in the United States is a scary step for women, but to say it's a step toward the 'Sharia Supreme Court' is Islamophobic and inaccurate, writes Diana Al Ghoul

05 May, 2022

Book Club: When Ruzina Ahad realised the self-help section is rich with different philosophies and religions except for Islam, she decided to take matters into her own hands by teaching her readers how to dream, dua and do.

02 March, 2022

Arabs in the UK series: Being a teenager is hard enough, but experiencing it as British, Arab and Muslim in the post 9/11 order created yet more difficult situations to deal with and different labels to overcome in the journey to self.

14 January, 2022

Being a Muslim convert in the online dating world has many obstacles that mirror structural ailments in the wider Islamic community in the 21st century.

09 November, 2021

From boycotts to impassioned statements, Sally Rooney's latest show of support for Palestine is just one of many celebrity shows of solidarity.

13 October, 2021

The New Arab Meets: CEO of Raw ME and Fruity Friends, Layla Al-Dorani. Realising that most Qataris didn't have adequate amounts of fruit in their diet, Al-Dorani has pioneered health-conscious, vegan businesses aimed at revolutionising Qatari food.

10 September, 2021

The New Arab Meets: Farah Koutteineh, founder of Key48, an online account which started out as a student movement to counteract censorship in universities, but little did she know it would go on to tackle Instagram's silencing of Palestinian voices.

27 May, 2021

Kuwaitis have taken to the street in a show of solidarity with Palestine amid the Israeli bombing of Gaza.

19 May, 2021

The NHS does Ramadan page is bringing the Muslim community in the British healthcare system together in a time of extreme isolation and pressure.

07 May, 2021