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Islamic religious leaders in the UK are coming together to tackle false information about the coronavirus vaccine.

The Birmingham mosque is the first in the country to serve as a vaccination centre.

British Bake Off's Ali Imdad 'racially abused' on bus

The New Arab Staff

British Bake Off's Ali Imdad 'racially abused' on bus

32-year-old Ali Imdad, who appeared on the fourth season of The Great British Bake Off, has posted a video showing him receiving shocking racial abuse on a bus in Birmingham.

The race is close, but would Trump accept defeat?

Diana Alghoul

The race is close, but would Trump accept defeat?

The political path to victory is one thing, but with Trump threatening to take legal action if he loses then the race for the presidency could ...

How Labour under Starmer lost BAME voters like me

Aleesha Khaliq

How Labour under Starmer lost BAME voters like me

Comment: Labour's repeated dismissal of issues which affect minorities shows that their 'progressive patriotism' approach isn't aimed at us, ...

The New Arab Staff & Agencies

Deepfake social media account used to attack Palestinian academic

A fake social media account of a Jewish man has been used to attack a Palestinian academic in a new frontier of disinformation.

Ella Linskens

Mosques in England prepare to reopen for worshippers

As eager congregants return to their local mosques across England for the first time in months they can expect some major changes.

Nobel winner Malala graduates from Oxford University

Nobel laureate Malala Yousafzai, who campaigned for girls' education in Pakistan and survived an assassination attempt by the Taliban, has ...

The New Arab

TNA Webinar Video: Blockade of Qatar 3 Years On

Our webinar series hosts live discussions on issues related to the Middle East, North Africa, Asia and beyond

The statues are falling, structures of racism must follow

Siana Bangura

The statues are falling, structures of racism must follow

Comment: Tearing down statues is a step towards wider change, but we mustn't feel content with symbolic actions alone, writes Siana Bangura.

Gaia Caramazza

Why art still matters in the Middle East

Despite a global pandemic, artists in the Middle East are finding new ways to express themselves.

Egypt leverages 'soft power' through medical aid in pandemic

The New Arab & agencies

Egypt leverages 'soft power' through medical aid in pandemic

Egypt is using medical aid as a form of soft power during the coronavirus pandemic.

Immigrant doctors in America battle Covid-19 on the frontlines

Brooke Anderson

Immigrant doctors in America battle Covid-19 on the frontlines

From New York's most crowded hospitals to those in rural areas, immigrant doctors are on the frontline saving lives as America battles the ...

Mosque morgue shows heavy coronavirus toll on UK minorities

The New Arab & agencies

Mosque morgue shows heavy coronavirus toll on UK minorities

The coronavirus has disproportionately affected Muslims and other minorities in the UK, as shown by the need to construct a huge morgue outside ...

For Muslim converts, an isolated Ramadan is nothing new

Ella Linskens

For Muslim converts, an isolated Ramadan is nothing new

All Muslims will have a taste of a convert's Ramadan this year, as coronavirus lockdowns around the world prevent the faithful from gathering.

Malia Bouattia

The last thing Muslims need this Ramadan? Extra scrutiny

Comment: The run up to Ramadan has seen a slew of Islamophobic smear campaigns suggesting Muslims are not following the rules. The truth couldn't be more different, writes Malia Bouattia.

The New Arab

UAE company forced to cancel rent for London hospital

The UAE-owned company ADNEC has backtracked on a decision to charge the UK’s National Health Service millions of pounds in rent for a new ...

The New Arab

BBC to broadcast Muslim prayers as British Muslims self-isolate

As Ramadan approaches, Britain's public broadcasting corporation has said it will begin airing Muslim prayer services while mosques remain ...

The New Arab

Muslim groups in UK band together to fight coronavirus

Muslim groups in the UK have come together in an effort to support people across the country as Boris Johnson

Far-right circulate ‘fake’ video of Muslims breaking coronavirus lockdown

The New Arab

Far-right circulate ‘fake’ video of Muslims breaking coronavirus lockdown

Far-right groups and individuals are sharing a video of Muslims praying in the street in London to 'prove' they're breaking coronavirus lockdown ...

The New Arab

Iraq's 'million woman' march amplifies calls to end violence

Thousands of women flanked by male allies have taken to the streets across Iraq to protest government violence against protests and celebrate ...

The Caravan: Azzam and the Rise of Global Jihad

Tam Hussein

The Caravan: Azzam and the Rise of Global Jihad

Book Club: Thomas Hegghammer details the life of Palestinian scholar Abdallah Azzam, who is seen as the founding father of global jihad.

London mosque targeted by anti-Islamic graffiti

The New Arab

London mosque targeted by anti-Islamic graffiti

Police are investigating an incident in which anti-Islamic slogans were spray-painted near a mosque in south London in an attack described by ...

How British universities are fuelling Israel's human rights abuses

Anu Shukla

How British universities are fuelling Israel's human rights abuses

British universities invested an estimated £456m in companies claimed to be financing Israel's military industry, illegal settlement industry, ...

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