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Comment: India's Muslims have begun mobilising against Prime Minister Narendra Modi's controversial citizenship law, writes Olivier Da Lage.

The Citizenship Amendment Bill restricts Muslim immigrants from becoming naturalised citizens. Yet the narrative informing the bill is clear: India's Muslims are not welcome in their homeland, writes Khaled Beydoun.

Two killed in India protest over citizenship bill

The New Arab

Two killed in India protest over citizenship bill

Police shot and killed two protesters as thousands protested against legislation that would grant citizenship to non-Muslims who migrated from neighboring countries.

Babri Mosque destroyer describes journey to Islam

The New Arab

Babri Mosque destroyer describes journey to Islam

Former Hindu nationalist who carried out the Babri Mosque demolition in 1992 describes his conversion to Islam after the attack and how he ...

Muslims are fearful in a hate filled India

The New Arab

Muslims are fearful in a hate filled India

Muslims are being demonised, alienated, and attacked in India like never before. Violence against the country’s biggest minority has ...

The New Arab & agencies

India's Muslims fear Supreme Court verdict over destroyed mosque

The Babri Masjid issue is a centuries-old religious dispute which has cast a long shadow over relations between India's Muslim minority and the majority Hindu community.

CJ Werleman

'Fake Sheikh' Imam Tawhidi peddles in Islamophobia

Comment: Imam Tawhidi is a 'fake Sheikh' whose tweets are having a disastrous impact on the way Muslims and Muslim-majority countries are ...

Austin Bodetti

Islam and environmentalism

Comment: Muslim eco-theologists believe they have a personal and spiritual obligation to curb the spread of environmental degradation, writes ...

The New Arab & agencies

Man killed by Hindus in India 'after slaughtering cow'

Indian police said one was killed and three injured in an attack by a mob while they were skinning a dead ox, in the latest case of so-called ...

Pakistani teenage Hindu girls 'forced to convert to Islam'

The New Arab

Pakistani teenage Hindu girls 'forced to convert to Islam'

The girls, Raveena, 14, and her sister Reena, 16, were snatched last week from Daharki, in central Pakistan.

The New Arab

Former Islamophobe and far-right Dutch MP converts to Islam

Jorem van Klaveren, former right-wing man to the infamous Geert Wilders, has become Muslim.

Indonesia jails woman for complaining about mosque noise

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Indonesia jails woman for complaining about mosque noise

Amnesty International has urged a higher court to quash the sentence, saying it was a stark example of the "repressive application of the ...

Ethnicity vs religion: What does being a Muslim mean?

Khaled Diab

Ethnicity vs religion: What does being a Muslim mean?

Comment: In western Europe and the US, 'Muslim' is often used as a marker of ethnic origin, rather than of religion, writes Khaled Diab.

'Anti-Semitic pastors' lead prayers at US Jerusalem embassy opening

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'Anti-Semitic pastors' lead prayers at US Jerusalem embassy opening

Two American pastors with a history of anti-Semitic, Islamophobic and anti-gay remarks were invited by the Trump administration to lead prayers ...

Facebook: A global threat to minority Muslim communities

CJ Werleman

Facebook: A global threat to minority Muslim communities

Comment: Facebook is being used by Buddhist and Hindu extremists in Asia to spread messages of religious hatred and violence, writes CJ ...

Ruqaya Izzidien

Trumps tweets prove it's open season on Muslims

Comment: Trump's tweets represent a clear trend of the right wing's selective outrage that has been boosted by his presidency, writes Ruqaya Izzidien.

The New Arab

A clothing company's attempt to 'rebrand' swastika unsurprisingly backfires

Europe-based KA design has come under fire for trying to "rebrand" the swastika as an LGBT symbol meaning peace and love.

AJ Naddaff

Dance or die: Refugee camp to Dutch National Ballet

Society: Born stateless in Yarmouk Camp, the largest Palestinian refugee community in Syria, Joudeh has faced a lifetime of adversity in his ...

Karim Traboulsi

Praying on the mind: Arabs discuss UAE Hindu temple

Abu Dhabi's decision to allow construction of temple is welcomed by many, especially Hindu expats, but some Arabs on social media are not as ...

Obama talks new world order with Indian PM

Naveed Ahmad

Obama talks new world order with Indian PM

Analysis: Obama is discussing an entirely new relationship between the world’s two largest democracies that could have profound consequences for ...

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