The New Arab Logo

Breaking News

Kamal Afzali

Share this page:
  • 0

  • twitter Share
Kamal Afzali
Kamal Afzali

Kamal Afzali is a staff writer at The New Arab who specialises in Muslim affairs, and has a keen interest in the politics and society of Arabic and Persian-language speaking countries. Follow him on Twitter: @KNIAfzali

Share this page:
  • 0

  • twitter

The New Arab's top reads on gender-based violence

25 November, 2020

The New Arab has curated articles shedding powerful light on the pressing issue of gender-based violence across the Middle East, North Africa and beyond.

German-Iraqi mother 'harassed by armed men' in Hebron

05 September, 2020

In a video shared widely on social media, Maryam Al-Azzawi condemned the Palestinian authorities for failing to protect her after she was reunited with her child.

Everything you need to know about Hajj 2020

24 June, 2020

This year's Hajj pilgrimage has been scaled back to 1,000 participants in a bid to stop the spread of coronavirus. Here is everything you need to know

Condemned Iranian spy arrested 'months before' Soleimani assassination

10 June, 2020

Mahmoud Mousavi Majd had been detained and imprisoned by Iranian authorities months before Soleimani's assassination, the Iranian judiciary's official media outlet has since said.

Escaping the shadow pandemic of gender-based violence in Afghanistan

12 May, 2020

The New Arab's series 'Together Against Coronavirus' looks at how NGOs in the Middle East and beyond are tackling Covid-19.

Pandemics and profiteers: Middle East medical suppliers and Covid-19

16 April, 2020

In poor economies in the Middle East, surging consumer demands for face masks, protective gear and hand sanitiser have led to a bustling black market trade, full of questionable goods.

Emirati polygamists 'need permits' to visit wives: Police chief

10 April, 2020

In the UAE, where polygamy is common, men who have more than one wife in one home are in a state of disarray.

What songs are Arabs listening to during coronavirus lockdown?

09 April, 2020

While some people seem to long for human contact, there are many others who pine for the divine.

Medics and martyrdom: Iran's dying doctors

03 April, 2020

Forty-three doctors and nurses have so far died fighting the virus in Iran's unmitigated national tragedy.

Wives can refuse sexual advances from husbands: Saudi cleric

03 April, 2020

The promising suggestion offers a glimmer of hope for Saudi Arabia’s religious authorities, whose ranks are dominated by proponents of dogmatic literalism.

Afghanistan: Asia's next coronavirus epicentre?

25 March, 2020

With tens of thousands of new arrivals from neighbouring Iran, which has recorded over 1800 deaths, Afghanistan's war-weary healthcare system could collapse.

How are Muslim authorities fighting against coronavirus?

13 March, 2020

Imams are harnessing their powers of influence to raise awareness among Muslim masses and inculcate habits which could save lives.

Kamal Afzali
Kamal Afzali

Kamal Afzali is a staff writer at The New Arab who specialises in Muslim affairs, and has a keen interest in the politics and society of Arabic and Persian-language speaking countries. Follow him on Twitter: @KNIAfzali

Most Popular

Most Popular