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Book Club: A new anthology of stories by British Muslim women exploring romance and desire proves to be a powerful and nuanced response to stereotypes.

In-depth: Amid large-scale grassroots campaigning and growing political influence, Minnesota's Somali community has become a key voting bloc in the swing state.

Britain's equalities watchdog is missing something crucial: BAME representation

Taj Ali

Britain's equalities watchdog is missing something crucial: BAME representation

Comment: If the EHRC can't root out racial discrimination under its own roof, asks Taj Ali, what hope is there it will do an effective job at tackling systemic racism?

UK far-right Tommy Robinson loses 'Syrian teenager' legal battle

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UK far-right Tommy Robinson loses 'Syrian teenager' legal battle

The far-right campaigner has lost a crucial court battle with a Syrian teenager he is accused of bullying.

Erdogan turned down meeting with Pompeo: report

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Erdogan turned down meeting with Pompeo: report

Pompeo will not be meeting with top Turkish officials during his visit, after President Erdogan and Foreign Minister Cavusoglu reportedly turned ...

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Pompeo heads to see allies turning page on Trump

With President Donald Trump refusing to concede and making unsubstantiated claims of fraud, Mike Pompeo, one of his most loyal aides, has dug in with him.

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UK press regulator releases guidelines on reporting about Muslims

British publications have been given new guidelines on how to report on Muslims.

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Mo Salah tests positive for Covid-19

Liverpool star Mo Salah is not displaying any coronavirus symptoms.

Dalia Mogahed

Biden won the election... now what?

Comment: America's deep-rooted structural challenges will not go away with the inauguration of President Biden, and correcting these ...

Turkey forewarns Pompeo on religion ahead of visit

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Turkey forewarns Pompeo on religion ahead of visit

The US secretary of state is visiting Turkey, where he will speak of religious freedom, to Erdogan's annoyance.

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France's Macron under fire for claims about Muslim girls

French President Emmanuel Macron wrote that Muslim children were being forced to wear the niqab while being raised 'in hatred'.

Trump's follows Netanyahu's example to silence Israel critics

Mitchell Plitnick

Trump's follows Netanyahu's example to silence Israel critics

Comment: Trump is using a highly problematic definition of anti-Semitism to silence rights groups, while right-wing anti-Semitic violence ...

Voting for a freer, more democratic world

Rasha Mubarak

Voting for a freer, more democratic world

Comment: As a Palestinian-American woman voter in Florida, I know what is needed to enfranchise my community and overcome the suppression ...

Notes from an American Muslim in Florida's Republican Panhandle

Hiba Rahim

Notes from an American Muslim in Florida's Republican Panhandle

Comment: In the swing state of Florida, where Trump courts communities he seemingly holds in contempt, every single vote will count, writes Hiba ...

Meet the Arab American volunteers rallying voters for Biden

Brooke Anderson

Meet the Arab American volunteers rallying voters for Biden

In the hotly contested 2020 election, local organisers are mobilising Arab and Muslim communities in key swing states to make sure their votes ...

Taj Ali

Macron's 'secular' crusade will only embolden the far-right

Comment: By holding Muslims collectively responsible for the actions of a handful of extremists, France risks emboldening another group on the fringe: far-right racists, writes Taj Ali.

Rabyaah Althaibani

Voter suppression and intimidation are Arab American issues

Comment: Seen as 'problem voters' by some political groups, Arab Americans have long been subject to an array of suppression and intimidation ...

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Zarif accuses France's Macron of fuelling 'extremism'

Iran accused France of fuelling "extremism" after President Emmanuel Macron vowed to never give in to Islamic radicals and defended the ...

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Turkey's Armenians 'cannot breathe' as Karabakh rhetoric rages

Turkey's small ethnic Armenian community are facing rising hate speech as Ankara backs Azerbaijan in the ongoing Nagorno-Karabakh ...

Egyptian woman commits suicide after intimate video leaked

Gasia Ohanes

Egyptian woman commits suicide after intimate video leaked

After private videos filmed without her consent were posted on social media, a young woman 'burned herself to death' in Egypt, local media ...

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Joe Biden says his administration would 'honour Muslim contributions'

The Democratic presidential candidate has also vowed to repeal Trump's so-called 'Muslim ban' on his first day he is elected.

London hit-and-run being investigated as Islamophobic <em>hate</em> crime

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London hit-and-run being investigated as Islamophobic hate crime

Police are investigating a hit-and-run on a Muslim woman in east London as a hate crime, according to Islamophobia watchdog Tell MAMA.

How LGBT activists rallied against a 'homophobic' Tunisian influencer

Gaia Caramazza

How LGBT activists rallied against a 'homophobic' Tunisian influencer

With same-sex relations criminalised in Tunisia, the queer community is usually forced to live in the shadows - but now an influencer is ...

US charges last American IS suspects captured in Syria

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US charges last American IS suspects captured in Syria

Four Americans captured in Syria have been repatriated to the US where they will face trial.

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