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A social media personality from the UAE has mocked the victims of Friday's deadly earthquake, with one even saying he wished the tremor had hit Istanbul.

US Secretary of State Mike Pompeo urged Indonesian Muslim groups not to be swayed by China on the Uighur issue.

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 Rahim.

In Trump's America, Muslims feel the impact of Islamophobia

Mobashra Tazamal

In Trump's America, Muslims feel the impact of Islamophobia

The New Arab Meets: CAIR National Executive Director Nihad Awad to discuss the Muslim community's fight against Islamophobia in Trump's America.

Arab and Muslim candidates take on local US politics

Brooke Anderson

Arab and Muslim candidates take on local US politics

In-depth: Aside from winning their races, Arab and Muslim politicians also have to win over sceptics.

The New Arab Staff & Agencies

French police arrest Afghan armed with knife

A man armed with a long knife was arrested in Lyon as he was about to board a tram

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Saudi wounds French consulate guard in Jeddah knife attack

A Saudi citizen wounded a guard at the French consulate in Jeddah.

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 ...

Amanda Ali

In Wisconsin, patriotism begins with voting

Comment: My family immigrated to America hoping for a better life. Voting is one of the ways we build the future we dream about, writes ...

Iran cemetery paints over gravestone images of deceased women

The New Arab Staff

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.

The New Arab Staff & Agencies

Moroccan prison guard killed by IS-linked inmate

A prison guard in Morocco was killed by an inmate who was imprisoned for belonging to the Islamic State group.

Anger in Iraq as government stalls Farhatiya killings investigation

The New Arab Staff

Anger in Iraq as government stalls Farhatiya killings investigation

The Iraqi government has delayed the publication of an investigation into last week's killings in Farhatiya, where at least eight people were ...

Tens of thousands stage anti-France rally in Bangladesh

The New Arab Staff & Agencies

Tens of thousands stage anti-France rally in Bangladesh

Thousands of protesters in Bangladesh took to the streets demanding a boycott of French products amid increasing tensions between President ...

Turkey detains IS suspects for 'preparing attacks'

The New Arab Staff & Agencies

Turkey detains IS suspects for 'preparing attacks'

Seven Islamic State suspects accused of planning attacks in Turkey were detained by security forces on Tuesday.

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

Malia Bouattia

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.

The New Arab Staff & Agencies

France says stop boycott calls, Erdogan ups Macron insults

Erdogan took a second insulting swipe at French President Emmanuel Macron, who said calls to boycott French products were the work of a "radical minority".

The New Arab Staff

Senior al-Qaeda leader Abu Muhsin al-Masri killed in Afghanistan

Abu Muhsin al-Masri, who also goes by the name Husam Abd-al-Ra'uf, was on the FBI's Most Wanted Terrorists list.

The New Arab Staff & Agencies

IS claims responsibility for deadly Afghanistan bombing

At least 18 people were killed in the suicide bombing in the capital Kabul.

The New Arab Staff

Lebanese hostage negotiator vows to return Americans from Syria

Several Americans are missing and believed to be held as hostages in Syria.

Suicide bomber kills 13 in Afghan capital

The New Arab Staff & Agencies

Suicide bomber kills 13 in Afghan capital

Violence on the ground has spiked in recent weeks despite the Taliban and Afghan government holding peace talks in Qatar.

The New Arab Staff & Agencies

France to crack down on online posts after murder

France will crack down on social media posts that put people in danger by divulging their personal details following the murder of a teacher ...

Trump says 'five more' Arab nations want Israel normalisation

The New Arab Staff & Agencies

Trump says 'five more' Arab nations want Israel normalisation

The US president did not name which five countries were interested in normalising ties with Israel after the UAE, Bahrain and Sudan agreed to ...

The Iraq Report: Sectarian killings revive fears of strife

The New Arab

The Iraq Report: Sectarian killings revive fears of strife

A mass killing and an attack on Kurdish political headquarters suggest ethno-sectarian tensions are flaring again, with many questioning whether ...

Yemen in Focus: New Houthi ambassador signals Iran's intentions

Sana Uqba

Yemen in Focus: New Houthi ambassador signals Iran's intentions

This week we focus on Iran's new ambassador to the Houthis in the rebel-held capital.

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