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Comment: MuslimPro's sharing of private data with brokers who passed it on to US military exposed its Muslim users to the lethal consequences of US state surveillance, argues Mobashra Tazamal.

Comment: America's deep-rooted structural challenges will not go away with the inauguration of President Biden, and correcting these inequalities must be a priority, writes Dalia Mogahed.

When 'freedom of speech' means just the opposite

Malia Bouattia

When 'freedom of speech' means just the opposite

Comment: The abject failure of European counter-terror policies is clear for all to see. Doubling down on them will only worsen the problem, writes Malia Bouattia.

In Trump's America, Muslims feel the impact of Islamophobia

Mobashra Tazamal

In Trump's America, Muslims feel the impact of Islamophobia

The New Arab Meets: CAIR National Executive Director Nihad Awad to discuss the Muslim community's fight against Islamophobia in Trump's America.

Dismantling the counterterror narrative is long overdue

Mobashra Tazamal

Dismantling the counterterror narrative is long overdue

Comment: The language and logic of counter-terrorism established by the US has been used to justify a devastating spectrum of Muslim persecution ...

Laila Ujayli

Biden and global Islamophobia

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.

The New Arab Staff

US, Qatar announce partnerships following third strategic dialogue

The third US-Qatar strategic dialogue resulted in a number of partnerships, including health cooperation, law enforcement and counterterrorism, ...

The New Arab Staff & Agencies

Islamic State threat 'growing' in west Syria

Conditions in the region controlled by Syrian regime are now "as bad or worse" than they were leading up to the rise of IS, the general warned.

Imrul Islam

To Muslim-Americans, Trump calling protesters 'terrorists' is nothing new

Comment: The abuses Trump's agents have perpetrated on protesters in Portland were already painfully routine among immigrants and Muslim ...

Now you're listening, Biden, here's what Muslim Americans want

Mobashra Tazamal

Now you're listening, Biden, here's what Muslim Americans want

Comment: It's easy for Biden oppose Trump's racist rhetoric, but the real test lies in whether he can meaningfully engage with the Muslim ...

Nadine Sayegh

Gulf's use of oxo-biodegradable plastics is toxic for environment

The UAE, Jordan, Saudi Arabia and Bahrain are allowing the use of plastic that falls under the category of 'oxo-degradable plastic' which poses ...

Misunderstanding Baghdadi will herald another 40 years of terror

Rami G. Khouri

Misunderstanding Baghdadi will herald another 40 years of terror

Comment: Failing to address the core drivers of mass citizen discontent and dehumanisation that gave birth to this terror will allow a new ...

UK government's racist 'Prevent' strategy will fail again

Malia Bouattia

UK government's racist 'Prevent' strategy will fail again

Comment: The UK government's 'Countering Extremism' strategy is designed to criminalise dissent and demonise Muslims, writes ...

Court finally rules what US Muslims knew all along

Khaled A. Beydoun

Court finally rules what US Muslims knew all along

Comment: The landmark ruling is a watershed moment for the struggle against the crackdown on Arab and Muslim civil liberties in the US, writes ...

Opposing British foreign policy could mean you're an 'extremist'

Belén Fernández

Opposing British foreign policy could mean you're an 'extremist'

Comment: According to a British government-commissioned report, opposing American/British foreign wars and questioning capitalism could be a ...

Randa Abdel-Fattah

We told you the threat is white supremacy

Comment: You were so busy telling us to keep quiet and conform, you overlooked the most deadly threat of them all, writes Randa Abdel-Fattah.

CJ Werleman

Enabling hate: Muslims under attack in Trump's America

Comment: Four men have been accused of planning to attack 'Islamberg', a rural Muslim community in upstate New York. It's not the first time ...

The New Arab

US launches 'distorted' anti-Iran campaign to foment unrest

Speeches and online communications are among the many components of the campaign, which is supported Secretary of State Mike Pompeo and national ...

James M. Dorsey

Bangladesh looks to Saudi Arabia in twist of irony

Comment: Bangladesh is enlisting Saudi Arabia's help to help counter militant Islam, but the Gulf kingdom has yet to end to its own multiple ...

Token brown faces are not what Muslim women want

Malia Bouattia

Token brown faces are not what Muslim women want

Comment: There is a patronising, racist assumption that Muslim women should be grateful for token Muslims in high places, regardless of what ...

The New Arab & agencies

US defence secretary meets with Egyptian officials in Cairo

Mattis' visit was part of a five-day trip 'to re-affirm the enduring US commitment to partnership in the Middle East, West Africa and South ...

UAE hires Bannon-affiliated company to spread anti-Qatar ads

The New Arab

UAE hires Bannon-affiliated company to spread anti-Qatar ads

In-depth: SCL Social, a media company linked to former Trump strategist Steve Bannon, has been paid handsomely by the UAE to peddle anti-Qatar ...

International Islamophobia calls for a global grassroots resistance

Malia Bouattia

International Islamophobia calls for a global grassroots resistance

Comment: Our strength in opposing international state-led Islamophobia lies in forging transnational networks, writes Malia Bouattia.

Foreign funded <em>extremism</em> in the West: Politics vs evidence

Dr. Tamara Kharroub

Foreign funded extremism in the West: Politics vs evidence

Comment: When it comes to Saudi funding of extremist Wahhabi ideologies believed to contribute to violent extremism, the UK ...

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