Specialising in international development, Taufiq has previously worked with British relief and development agency Muslim Aid and has produced documentaries examining stories from the Middle East.
Further doubts have been raised over Ed Husain's latest work after Manchester Council said it has no knowledge of a source cited in his book as saying that Muslim refugees are accustomed to violence.
UNESCO says it will work with academics to see how Arabic can best be preserved for future generations.
Early polling shows that Arab and other ethnic minority voters may have been a crucial factor in Joe Biden's Michigan victory.
Which day does Ramadan begin? The answer depends on who you ask.
Meet me at the altar? Probably not for now, but maybe Zoom or HouseParty...
The Gardens of Peace cemetery in London has said that amid a backlog of burials, it has had to impose stricter rules and consider burying multiple bodies in single plots.
Muslim authorities across the world are adapting traditional religious rites to suit the current coronavirus pandemic.
Has Saudi Arabia been faking lunar sightings ahead of Eid and Ramadan? This British Muslim is one of a growing number who think so.
Indonesian President Joko Widodo has reversed a controversial decision to unconditionally release an ageing radical cleric, saying that he must first renounce his extremist views.
In Arab societies, to be called a shoe is quite an insult. To have a shoe thrown at you, however, may just land you in the world's news.