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'The Squad' member and Minnesota congresswoman likened Donald Trump campaign rallies to racist Ku Klux Klan meets and slammed the incumbent US president for 'bullying' her.

Comment: Biden's victory affirms the power of those on the margins to organise, assert their voices, and radically transform the political landscape, write Asad Dandia and Hamzah Raza.

Iranian lawyer tests positive for Covid-19 after jail release

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Iranian lawyer tests positive for Covid-19 after jail release

Nasrin Sotoudeh's husband said the human rights lawyer had contracted the virus after being transferred to Tehran's Qarchak prison.

Muslim Congresswomen Rashida Tlaib and Ilhan Omar win re-election

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Muslim Congresswomen Rashida Tlaib and Ilhan Omar win re-election

Minnesota's Ilhan Omar and Michigan's Rashida Tlaib comfortably beat their Republican opponents.

Quebec's ban on religious symbols faces historic legal challenge

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Quebec's ban on religious symbols faces historic legal challenge

Civil liberties groups are set to challenge a law they say has created 'second-class citizenship' for some Canadians.

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Arson attack targets Turkish mosque in France

A Mosque in France's northern region was targeted by an unknown arsonist, the latest in a series of attacks against Muslims across France.

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Iran cemetery paints over gravestone images of deceased women

A cemetery in northern Iran has provoked upset after covering the gravestone images of women with paint.

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Macron reminds Muslims that French 'freedom' isn't for everyone

Comment: President Macron's war on Islam is putting France's Muslim community in very real danger, writes Malia Bouattia.

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US school teacher 'told Muslim student to remove hijab'

Students at a Kansas high school held a demonstration to protest religious discrimination, after a student was allegedly told to remove her ...

Why Some Bernie-supporting Arab-Americans are bypassing Biden for Trump

Khaled A. Beydoun

Why Some Bernie-supporting Arab-Americans are bypassing Biden for Trump

Comment: From factory workers to Gen-Zers, a range of Arab Americans rooting for Trump show their communities aren't monoliths, and Biden cannot ...

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Iranian woman arrested for 'cycling without hijab'

A short video shot with a mobile phone was circulated on Monday on social media networks showing a bare-headed woman cycling in front of a ...

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 ...

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

Sudan's revolution and the broken promise of women's rights

Yousra Samir Imran

Sudan's revolution and the broken promise of women's rights

Women fuelled Sudan's revolution, but the promise of greater gender equality remains elusive.

Iran police urged to crack down on 'loose <em>hijab</em>'

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Iran police urged to crack down on 'loose hijab'

Similar statements by Iran's clerics in 2014 were thought have sparked a wave of acid attacks on women whose hijab fell bellow ...

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British Muslim family coughed on in racist attack

A British-Asian family said they were singled out and subject to a coughing attack while out shopping in Leeds, just days before the city went into lockdown.

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Australian handed three-year sentence for attacking pregnant Muslim woman

The victim’s family fear the perpetrator's return to Australia’s streets within two years will be a 'safety hazard' for the Muslim community.

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Voter fraud accusation is 'disinformation' campaign against Ilhan Omar

Researchers as Stanford University found that a video released by conservative activists accusing Omar of voter fraud was nothing more than a ...

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Oman threatens fines, jail for Muscat dress code violators

Muscat has introduced a dress code in public places with the threat of jail and fines for violators.

Donald Trump in new 'racist attack' against Ilhan Omar

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Donald Trump in new 'racist attack' against Ilhan Omar

The US president addressed a crowd of supporters during a campaign rally, where he accused Ilham Omar of trying to run the country.

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Pregnant Australian woman 'feared for life' in Islamophobic attack

Rana Elasmar told the district court that she turned her abdomen away and prayed to God to protect her child.

US congresswoman Ilhan Omar calls Trump a 'racist tyrant'

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US congresswoman Ilhan Omar calls Trump a 'racist tyrant'

Congresswoman Ilhan Omar says the right vilified her Muslim and refugee identity.

Egyptian TV host under investigation over controversial <em>hijab</em> comments

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Egyptian TV host under investigation over controversial hijab comments

Radwa El-Sherbiny is being investigated after she said women who wear the hijab at a time of scrutiny are brave.

British Muslim medics face 'shocking Islamophobia' from patients: report

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British Muslim medics face 'shocking Islamophobia' from patients: report

More than 100 British Muslim medics surveyed for an investigation into Islamophobia at the NHS said they faced abuse from managers, colleagues ...

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