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Comment: In a climate of rising Islamophobia, Muslims should feel free to speak up when something is offensive. Rihanna's show, though, was just an honest mistake, writes Aniqah Choudhri.

The singer has found herself in hot water with some Twitter users after using an Islamic Hadith during her 2020 Savage X Fenty Show.

Imperialism, patriarchy and the history of Palestinian LGBTQ activism

Yousra Samir Imran

Imperialism, patriarchy and the history of Palestinian LGBTQ activism

The New Arab Meets: Palestinian scholar Dr. Sa'ed Atshan to discuss his new book 'Queer Palestine and the Empire of Critique'.

Coronavirus: US hits 5 million cases as Trump criticised

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Coronavirus: US hits 5 million cases as Trump criticised

The United States reached the extraordinary milestone of five million coronavirus cases as President Donald Trump was accused of flouting the ...

TED group to launch talks in Arabic

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TED group to launch talks in Arabic

A prestigious TED group dedicated to "ideas worth spreading" on Monday set out to provide a global stage for Arabic speaking thinkers, artists ...

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YouTube culls prominent white supremacist channels over hate speech

YouTube has shut down six channels promoting white supremacy - including those of David Duke and Richard Spencer - as social media sites begin to crack down on hate speech.

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Bezos-Riyadh feud sidelined as Amazon launches Saudi site

Amazon's Saudi investments appear unharmed by a personal dispute between CEO Jeff Bezos and Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman.

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Israel 'wants controversial spyware firm to fight coronavirus'

Israel has also approved the use of mobile phone geolocation technology to track people who may have had contact with coronavirus patients.

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Saudis implicated in phone spying campaign in US

Riyadh has been accused of exploiting weaknesses in the global telecoms network to track the locations of its citizens abroad.

Waqas Ahmed: The Muslim renaissance man championing human versatility

Sadek Hamid

Waqas Ahmed: The Muslim renaissance man championing human versatility

The New Arab Meets: Author Waqas Ahmed, whose new book champions the power of human versatility and explores the importance of cross-discipline ...

Jonathan Fenton-Harvey

MbS' lust for power could sink Saudi Arabia

Comment: Mohammed bin Salman is erratically pursuing short-term gains in a desperate and dangerous bid to secure his own ambitions, writes ...

WhatsApp closer to lawsuit win after spyware group's no-show

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WhatsApp closer to lawsuit win after spyware group's no-show

NSO Group's failure to show up in court represents a positive development for WhatsApp, which sued the Israeli spyware company for targeting its ...

<em>Amazon</em> extends free shipping promotion to Palestinian territories

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Amazon extends free shipping promotion to Palestinian territories

Amazon now offers free shipping to customers in the occupied Palestinian territories after charging them upwards of $24 while offering ...

Saudi Arabia infiltration of Twitter revealed as 'spy' workers

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Saudi Arabia infiltration of Twitter revealed as 'spy' workers

Two men have been implicated in a Twitter spy case.

Palestine to sue <em>Amazon</em> over free shipping to settlements

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Palestine to sue Amazon over free shipping to settlements

The PA's ministry of national economy says it will take action against Amazon for doing business with Israelis in illegal West Bank ...

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Amazon offers free delivery to Israeli settlements, investigation finds

A Financial Times investigation found Israeli settlements in the occupied West Bank qualify for free shipping with Amazon, while customers who list their addresses in the Palestinian Territories do

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Manchester bomber's brother accused of creating 'slaughter' email address

The Manchester bomber's brother is standing trial at the Old Bailey in a case expected to last two months.

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UK arms fair to host Israeli spyware company

NSO returned to the spotlight last month after it was accused of supplying the software that enabled Saudi Arabia to allegedly hack ...

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FBI probing use of Israeli spyware in US hacks

Israel-based NSO Group has been accused of involvement in hacks against Saudi and Emirati dissidents, as well as against popular messaging app ...

Don't expect White House reproach over Bezos phone hack

Courtney Freer

Don't expect White House reproach over Bezos phone hack

Comment: Even if a US investigation concludes Saudi Arabia hacked the phones of Bezos and a US journalist, it's unlikely to rattle US-Saudi ...

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Reporter who wrote book on MbS 'targeted' by hackers

American reporter and author Ben Hubbard is believed to have been targeted by hackers working for Saudi Arabia.

Indian government ends internet blackout in Kashmir

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Indian government ends internet blackout in Kashmir

India imposed a communications blackout in early August when it stripped the portion of Kashmir it controls - the country's only Muslim-majority ...

Khashoggi documentary 'The Dissident' lands at Sundance Film Festival

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Khashoggi documentary 'The Dissident' lands at Sundance Film Festival

Bryan Fogel's 'The Dissident' is a searing documentary about Jamal Khashoggi's murder, unveiling a detailed investigation into the Saudi regime ...

Riyadh 'planned to spy on Khashoggi's fiancee in UK'

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Riyadh 'planned to spy on Khashoggi's fiancee in UK'

Saudi Arabia has been accused of attempting to surveil Khashoggi's Turkish fiance Hatice Cengiz while in London.

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