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Taking advantage of an increasingly favourable climate, young Muslims across the United States are campaigning for the formal recognition of Islamic holidays.

The Iraqi man is charged with attempted murder, dangerous interference with traffic and fleeing the scene of an accident.

Queen Elizabeth II's husband Prince Philip has died: palace

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Queen Elizabeth II's husband Prince Philip has died: palace

"His Royal Highness passed away peacefully this morning at Windsor Castle."

Memory Box: Uncovering a painful past and moving forward

Davide Abbatescianni

Memory Box: Uncovering a painful past and moving forward

Film Review: Joana Hadjithomas and Khalil Joreige’s compelling drama follows a daughter willing to uncover her mother’s troubled teenage years ...

Indonesia bans Ramadan exodus over Covid-19 fears

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Indonesia bans Ramadan exodus over Covid-19 fears

Indonesia banned Mudik, an annual exodus that sees millions travel across the vast nation to mark the end of Ramadan, to prevent spikes in ...

Giovanni Vimercati

Berlinale: Exposing the polite fiction of society through cinema

At this year's Berlinale, four Arab films brought forward the painful complexity behind the façade of society.

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New Zealand has duty to support Muslim community: Ardern

Hundreds of people turned out for the Christchurch mosque memorial service, to remember the 51 people killed and dozens wounded when a heavily ...

Aniqah Choudhri

A grim warning for every ethnic minority in Britain

Comment: It's now not just the government that has undermined the certainty of our citizenship, but the justice system too, writes Aniqah ...

Sofia Nitti

Pope Francis and Ayatollah Ali al-Sistani: A groundbreaking dialogue

In-depth: There are high hopes in both Iraqi Christian and Shia Muslim communities ahead of Pope Francis' historic meeting with Grand Ayatollah ...

German 'IS leader' handed lengthy prison sentence

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German 'IS leader' handed lengthy prison sentence

Abu Walaa has been sentenced to 10 years and six months for running a jihadist network and helping fighters travel to Syria and Iraq.

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UK's PM eyes end to lockdown amid vaccine success

Prime Minister Boris Johnson is set to start unwinding England's third and - he hopes - final coronavirus lockdown, as a quickening UK-wide ...

Five Tajiks condemned in Germany for IS activity

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Five Tajiks condemned in Germany for IS activity

The men are accused of having various roles in a German IS cell founded in January 2019.

Israel, Cyprus agree travel deal for vaccinated citizens

The New Arab Staff & Agencies

Israel, Cyprus agree travel deal for vaccinated citizens

Israel and Cyprus have agreed in principle a deal allowing coronavirus-vaccinated citizens of the two countries to travel between them without ...

Al-Qaeda's leader in Yemen under arrest: UN report

The New Arab Staff & Agencies

Al-Qaeda's leader in Yemen under arrest: UN report

The leader of Al-Qaeda's Yemeni affiliate has been under arrest for several months, in what will be seen as a huge breakthrough in the fight ...

Dubai shuts bars after coronavirus surge in influencer-packed hotspot

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Dubai shuts bars after coronavirus surge in influencer-packed hotspot

Images of sports and media celebrities at Dubai's multitude of beach club and cocktail bars flooded social media over Christmas and New ...

Shashi Tharoor

Narendra Modi's Potemkin democracy

Comment: The pandemic has given Modi's government the perfect excuse to dispense with the inconvenience of being accountable to the legislature, writes Shashi Tharoor.

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Dubai, party haven amid pandemic, faces its biggest surge

Dubai has promoted itself as the ideal pandemic vacation spot. It cannot afford otherwise, analysts say, as the virus shakes the foundations of ...

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Lebanon signs with Pfizer for 2.1 million vaccine doses

The Pfizer deal negotiated is said to be for $18 a dose, a price that takes into consideration Lebanon's economic troubles, and is expected to ...

The New Arab Staff & Agencies

Lebanon OKs law to import vaccines

Lebanon approved a draft law allowing imports of coronavirus vaccines as the country hit a new record in case numbers.

Lebanese health minister admitted to hospital with Covid-19

The New Arab Staff

Lebanese health minister admitted to hospital with Covid-19

Lebanon's minister of public health has been admitted to hospital, just over a week after he was allegedly pictured at a large social gathering.

The New Arab Staff

Lebanon considers tighter lockdown amid coronavirus surge

Lebanon's handling of the virus surge amid a deepening economic crisis has been under scrutiny, with many saying hesitant policies have failed ...

The teachers were right all along

Malia Bouattia

The teachers were right all along

Comment: The government's refusal to listen to the National Education Union's advice on how to protect schools and students is nothing but a ...

Lebanon begins new lockdown amid surge in coronavirus cases

The New Arab Staff & Agencies

Lebanon begins new lockdown amid surge in coronavirus cases

With infections hitting record levels, Lebanon is entering a 25 day lockdown, to stop hospitals becoming overwhelmed.

Oil prices surge as Saudis pledge to cut output

The New Arab Staff & Agencies

Oil prices surge as Saudis pledge to cut output

Oil prices surged following Saudi Arabia's decision to trim production.

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