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German Chancellor Angela Merkel's spokesman said 'these are terrorist attacks' aiming 'to kill people indiscriminately'.

Thousands of people gathered in Chicago to send a message of support for Palestinians, facing Israeli aggression in Jerusalem and the Gaza Strip.

China targets Uighur Muslim imams in Xinjiang crackdown

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China targets Uighur Muslim imams in Xinjiang crackdown

Relatives of those detained said they were apprehended due to their role as religious leaders.

Jewish groups express solidarity with Palestinians following Israeli attacks

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Jewish groups express solidarity with Palestinians following Israeli attacks

Jewish groups have stood up in solidarity with Palestine, condemning dispossession in Sheikh Jarrah and violence at Al-Aqsa Mosque.

Arab League head blasts Israel for Gaza, Jerusalem violence

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Arab League head blasts Israel for Gaza, Jerusalem violence

The Arab League head has condemned Israeli attacks against the Palestinians, as operations in Gaza continue for a second day.

The New Arab Staff

Israel using ‘wanton force’ at Jerusalem protests: Amnesty

Amnesty International said evidence indicated Israel has launched 'violent raids on al-Aqsa' and 'unprovoked attacks on peaceful demonstrators in Sheikh Jarrah.'

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Algeria to ban unauthorised protests in 'new crackdown'

Demonstrations in Algeria have continued, as the Hirak protest movement demands seeks deep changes in the country.

The New Arab Staff & Agencies

Explosions heard in Jerusalem after Hamas rocket fire

After increased aggression from Israeli settlers and authorities towards Palestinians, air raid sirens and explosions were hears in Jerusalem.

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Jordan summons Israel diplomat as King Abdullah deplores violence

Jordan has summoned Israel's envoy in Amman in protest of the ongoing violence against Palestinians at Jerusalem's Al-Aqsa Mosque, as King ...

'Israeli settler car' hits Palestinian pedestrians near Al-Aqsa Mosque

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'Israeli settler car' hits Palestinian pedestrians near Al-Aqsa Mosque

An Israeli settler car hit Palestinian civilians near the Lion's Gate at Al-Aqsa Mosque compound.

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US Muslims call for office against Islamophobia

The US Council of Muslim Organisations has called for the creation of an envoy position to signal that anti-Muslim sentiment will not be ...

IS suspect Lisa Smith wins right to enter UK

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IS suspect Lisa Smith wins right to enter UK

A London court ruled in Smith's favour, accepting the defence’s claim that the Home Office ban is discriminatory under the European Convention.

200 Palestinians hurt after Israeli police storm Al-Aqsa: medics

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200 Palestinians hurt after Israeli police storm Al-Aqsa: medics

At least 88 people were hospitalised after Israeli forces fired rubber-coated bullets and tear gas at worshippers in Jerusalem.

Saudi Arabia, Egypt, Kuwait slam Israeli raid on Al-Aqsa

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Saudi Arabia, Egypt, Kuwait slam Israeli raid on Al-Aqsa

Leading Islamic bodies, including Egypt's Al Azhar University, also condemned Israel's actions in East Jerusalem.

Israeli forces violently crack down on Palestinians in Jerusalem

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Israeli forces violently crack down on Palestinians in Jerusalem

At the Al-Aqsa mosque compound, Israeli police attacked worshippers with rubber bullets. The Palestinian Red Crescent has been forced to open a ...

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Israeli police injure 14 Palestinians in Jerusalem’s Al-Aqsa compound

Israeli police stormed the Al-Aqsa mosque compound in east Jerusalem, violently clashing with worshippers who were marking the last Friday of the month of Ramadan.

Diana Alghoul

A shared sense of community with 'NHS does Ramadan'

The NHS does Ramadan page is bringing the Muslim community in the British healthcare system together in a time of extreme isolation and pressure.

The New Arab Staff & Agencies

Mosques full while Pakistan's Covid wards at breaking point

Pakistan's mosques are full of worshippers despite a travel ban during Eid and far greater disruption to schools and other areas of life.

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Covid fears could bar Hajj pilgrims for second year

While new variants of Covid-19 are spreading across the globe, Saudi Arabia is looking to prohibit foreign pilgrims from carrying out the annual ...

Syrian refugees create Spain's first Arabic news outlet

Inigo Alexander

Syrian refugees create Spain's first Arabic news outlet

With incidents of xenophobia towards Arab communities in Spain on the rise, the establishment of Baynana is a welcome counterweight to ...

The New Arab Staff & Agencies

Algeria activist Bouraoui gets two years in jail

The 45-year-old doctor was sentenced for 'offending Islam' and insulting the president.

New 49,000-megapixel Saudi Kaaba photos send #BlackStone trending

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New 49,000-megapixel Saudi Kaaba photos send #BlackStone trending

The release of the new Kaaba images comes after a year in which access to Mecca's Grand Mosque has been limited by Covid-19.

#VeganRamadan: Three easy, healthy and low-waste iftar ideas

Diana Alghoul

#VeganRamadan: Three easy, healthy and low-waste iftar ideas

Three easy and recipes to make for iftar that are fast, vegan and affordable and are also adaptable to what is already available to reduce food ...

The Generals' Letter: playing with fire

Malia Bouattia

The Generals' Letter: playing with fire

Comment: The dangerous far-right Islamophobic rhetoric of the so-called Generals' Letter is unfortunately nothing new, writes Malia Bouattia.

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