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The UK Home Office has been criticised over plans to house some 400 asylum seekers in disused army barracks near the south coast while their applications are being processed

Tensions between Greece and Turkey have ignited a geopolitical storm in the Eastern Mediterranean.

Fighting for MENA recognition in the US census

Brooke Anderson

Fighting for MENA recognition in the US census

Advocates from Middle Eastern and North African communities have fought for decades to get their own check box on US census forms.

Amnesty says Malta using 'illegal tactics' against migrants

The New Arab Staff & Agencies

Amnesty says Malta using 'illegal tactics' against migrants

Malta has been condemned for using 'illegal tactics' against migrants making their way from North Africa.

The Beauty of Your Face by Sahar Mustafah

Aisha Yusuff

The Beauty of Your Face by Sahar Mustafah

Book Club: A Palestinian-American woman wrestles with faith, loss, and identity before coming face-to-face with a school shooter in Sahar ...

The New Arab Staff & Agencies

Syrian refugees still 'finding their way' in Sweden

Sweden - traditionally homogenous and now with a high-skilled labour market - can be challenging for refugees arriving from war-torn countries.

The New Arab Staff

Biden's 'partnership plan' receives mixed response from Arab-Americans

Biden's plan touches issues from the Muslim ban, no-fly lists, refugee resettlement, census representation, to foreign policy pledges including ...

Brooke Anderson

Black Muslims and America's fight for racial justice

Black Muslims are part of the backbone of America's civil rights movement.

Mobashra Tazamal

Trump revives racist 'birther' conspiracy theory for Kamala Harris

Comment: Just as they did for Obama, Republicans and right-wing media will level their attacks not against Harris's policy positions, but ...

Half of UK news stories about terrorism mention 'Muslims'

Narjas Zatat

Half of UK news stories about terrorism mention 'Muslims'

A new report by the media arm of the MCB found that over the past year mainstream news outlets disproportionately linked terrorist events to ...

The New Arab Staff & Agencies

New Zealand mosque gunman unmoved as survivors recount ordeal

At the opening of the sentencing hearing in a Christchurch courtroom, the white supremacist who murdered 51 Muslims in last year's New Zealand ...

What a Biden-Harris ticket means for the Middle East

Brooke Anderson

What a Biden-Harris ticket means for the Middle East

America's strategy in the Middle East has failed. But can a Biden presidency repair it?

Tania Palaiologou and 'Landscape in the Mist'

Fawzi Bakeer

Tania Palaiologou and 'Landscape in the Mist'

More than thirty years on, Greek actress Tania Palaiologou reflects on filming 'Landscape in the Mist' with legendary filmmaker Theo ...

India's Modi launches Hindu temple on Kashmir anniversary

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India's Modi launches Hindu temple on Kashmir anniversary

India's Prime Minister Narendra Modi launched the construction of a new Hindu temple at a contested religious site with a history of deadly ...

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

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 ...

The New Arab Staff & Agencies

Biden eyes major foreign policy shifts if he wins

Biden has pledged to demolish Trump policies on Day One, including reversing Trump’s ban on immigration from mainly Muslim countries and restore assistance to the Palestinian Authority.

The New Arab Staff & Agencies

House votes to repeal Trump's 'anti-Muslim' travel ban

The measure targeting the 'Muslim ban' is seen as a symbolic victory as it is highly unlikely to advance in the Senate.

Gregory A. Maniatis

Don't scapegoat migrants for the pandemic

Comment: Governments should take five urgent, essential steps to address the precarious situation of migrants during the pandemic, writes ...

Mobashra Tazamal

Stephen Miller is a man on a mission

Comment: Trump is calling on Stephen Miller's toxic immigration politics to distract from his falling poll numbers and a disastrous handling of ...

French jihadist gets 30 years for Syria crimes

The New Arab Staff & Agencies

French jihadist gets 30 years for Syria crimes

The presiding judge said he wanted to give him "a glimmer of hope", even though he could have been sentenced to life on being convicted of all ...

The New Arab Staff

Prosecutors seek life term for French jihadist

Tyler Vilus, 30, is facing charges of belonging to a terrorist group, heading a group of Islamic State fighters and "aggravated murder" between ...

A History of Islam in 21 Women

Tahmina Begum

A History of Islam in 21 Women

Book Club: Hossein Kamaly celebrates the groundbreaking achievements of extraordinary women in the history of Islam.

Twitter permanently bans Katie Hopkins for ‘hateful conduct’

The New Arab Staff

Twitter permanently bans Katie Hopkins for ‘hateful conduct’

The social media site confirmed it has permanently suspended the account of far-right provocateur Katie Hopkins for violating its hateful ...

Trump's attempt to end Obama-era immigration policy ruled unlawful

The New Arab Staff & Agencies

Trump's attempt to end Obama-era immigration policy ruled unlawful

Donald Trump's efforts to end legal protects to over half a million young immigrants has been rejected by the highest court in the ...

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