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Comment: Biden must prove his credentials counteracting Islamophobia within his own party, but also as a president who can confront a global phenomenon, writes Laila Ujayli.

Cries filled the air outside the courtroom as New Zealand came to the collective realisation that the country's worst mass murderer would never walk free.

<em>Christchurch</em> mosque gunman waives right to speak at sentencing

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Christchurch mosque gunman waives right to speak at sentencing

After sacking his lawyers last month, the New Zealand mosque gunman waived his right to speak at his sentencing hearing.

Half of UK news stories about terrorism mention 'Muslims'

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Half of UK news stories about terrorism mention 'Muslims'

A new report by the media arm of the MCB found that over the past year mainstream news outlets disproportionately linked terrorist events to ...

New Zealand mosque gunman unmoved as survivors recount ordeal

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New Zealand mosque gunman unmoved as survivors recount ordeal

At the opening of the sentencing hearing in a Christchurch courtroom, the white supremacist who murdered 51 Muslims in last year's New ...

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Comedian blasted over joke about Christchurch mosque shooting victims

The comedian joked that 'the saddest thing' about the mosque shooting which killed 51 was a shortage of cab drivers that night.

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Kurdish-Iranian refugee author granted asylum in New Zealand

Behrouz Boochani has been granted asylum in New Zealand after being six years in limbo under Australia's immigration policies.

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New Zealand mosque shooter to represent himself at sentencing

New Zealand Muslim Association president Ikhlaq Kashkari questioned Tarrant's motives, saying victims could be re-traumatised if the gunman were ...

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Muslim group threatened 'on day of Christchurch attack'

A Muslim women's council told a closed-door inquiry they were warned of a threat against mosques on the day of the Christchurch attack ...

Norway mosque shooter jailed for minimum 21 years

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Norway mosque shooter jailed for minimum 21 years

Self-proclaimed neo-Nazi Philip Manshaus was sentenced to a minimum of 21 years in prison for a 2019 mosque attack near Oslo and murdering his ...

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German man held for planning 'Christchurch-inspired' attack on Muslims

A 21-year-old man has been detained in Germany on suspicion of planning to kill Muslims in an attack inspired by New Zealand's ...

Norwegian prosecutors seek 21-year sentence for mosque shooter

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Norwegian prosecutors seek 21-year sentence for mosque shooter

Norwegian prosecutors have called for Philip Manshaus, who admits opening fire in a mosque near Oslo in 2019, to be given the toughest possible ...

New Zealand mosque gunman pleads guilty to murder, terrorism

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New Zealand mosque gunman pleads guilty to murder, terrorism

The gunman who massacred worshippers at two New Zealand mosques last year unexpectedly pleaded guilty to the charges laid out against him.

Muslims still feel unsafe after deadly New Zealand massacre

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Muslims still feel unsafe after deadly New Zealand massacre

On March 15, 2019, a self-avowed white supremacist launched a massacre on mosques in New Zealand, killing 51 worshippers. Today, Muslims still ...

New Zealand cancels mosque massacre remembrance over virus fears

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New Zealand cancels mosque massacre remembrance over virus fears

The National Remembrance Service planned to mark one year since the Christchurch mosque attacks on Sunday 15 March has been cancelled ...

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Ardern says racist threat lingers after Christchurch mosque attacks

New Zealand's Prime Minister Jacinda Ardern joined more than a thousand Muslims for Friday prayers.

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Amani Saeed: The poet championing Muslim women

The New Arab Meets: Iraqi-Indian poet Amani Saeed whose poetry celebrates Muslim womanhood and intersection of faith and feminine power, while ...

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New Zealand arrests teenager over threats to attack mosque

A teenager was arrested in New Zealand after he sent threats to one of the Christchurch mosques targeted in last year's tragic massacre.

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White supremacist propaganda is on the rise, says report

A new report has found that white supremacist propaganda in the US has doubled from last year, but such racist incidents are on the rise in ...

Muslim allies Pakistan, Turkey mull dual nationality deal

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Muslim allies Pakistan, Turkey mull dual nationality deal

Turkey proposed plans to Pakistan on Friday allowing citizens of both nations to have dual nationality, according to a ministry statement.

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UK 'Islamists' get more jail time than far-right extremists

A new report by a London-based think tank found that Muslim terrorists spend more time behind bars than right-wing extremists.

The New Arab's 10 biggest stories of 2019

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The New Arab's 10 biggest stories of 2019

A revolution in Sudan. A new Turkish offensive in Syria. A controversial citizenship amendment in India. These are The New Arab's top 10 stories ...

Ten things to look out for in 2020

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Ten things to look out for in 2020

From Iran to Lebanon, Trump to Netanyahu, 2020 is looking jam-packed. Here's The New Arab's list of top ten things to look out for as we enter a ...

New Zealand ends gun buyback sparked by mosque shootings

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New Zealand ends gun buyback sparked by mosque shootings

New Zealand's gun buyback scheme is set to end on Friday but the Council of Licensed Firearms Owners believes less than a third of the illegal ...

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