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Libyan pleads guilty to murder over UK 'terror' stabbings

The New Arab Staff & Agencies

Libyan pleads guilty to murder over UK 'terror' stabbings

A Libyan man pleaded guilty at a pre-trial hearing for stabbing six people, killing three, at a park in Reading, UK.

Six sought for questioning over Manchester bombing

The New Arab Staff & Agencies

Six sought for questioning over Manchester bombing

Manchester police are looking into half a dozen people in relation to the Manchester Arena bombing.

Dark crimes spotlight Iraqi women's mental health epidemic

Nazli Tarzi

Dark crimes spotlight Iraqi women's mental health epidemic

A mother's shocking crime has sparked an outpouring of anguish in Iraq, but also shows society's poor understanding of mental health issues and ...

Giorgio Cafiero

Qatar boldly defends Arab Peace Initiative at UN

Comment: Qatar has reiterated its steadfast commitment to the Arab Peace Initiative, despite Washington's push for normalisation, writes Giorgio Cafiero.

The New Arab Staff & Agencies

Bomber's brother gets 55 years for Manchester concert attack

The judge said that had the younger brother been over age 21 at the time of the explosion, he would have been given a "whole-life term."

The New Arab Staff & Agencies

Libyan, 25, in court over UK 'terror' stabbing

Khairi Saadallah is charged with three counts of murder over the June 20 stabbings in Reading.

The New Arab Staff & Agencies

Reading stabbings declared a terrorist attack by UK police

The Thames Valley police said three people were also seriously injured and a 25-year-old suspect from the historic town 60 kilometres (35 miles) ...

'Enough is enough': The fraught return of Lebanon's revolution

Nicholas Frakes

'Enough is enough': The fraught return of Lebanon's revolution

Lebanon's economic crisis has seen salaries slashed, the value of the lira plummet and the price of goods drastically inflate.

Elias Jahshan

Falastin: Sami Tamimi's love letter to Palestinian food

The New Arab Meets: Sami Tamimi to talk about his new cookbook Falastin, a love letter to Palestinian food, the land and its people.

Too close to home? New Egypt <em>bridge</em> triggers outrage

The New Arab

Too close to home? New Egypt bridge triggers outrage

Egyptian authorities have been ridiculed for the construction of a bridge that takes no consideration for the surrounding residential ...

How lockdown is dismantling borders for Arab artists

Anu Shukla

How lockdown is dismantling borders for Arab artists

Lockdown is bringing an ironic sense of freedom to artists in the Middle East, with live streams dismantling borders and opening frontiers like ...

Muslim women who shattered stereotypes in the past year

Sami Rahman

Muslim women who shattered stereotypes in the past year

#IWD2020: For International Women’s Day, Sami Rahman looks at four Muslim women who have made history and shattered stereotypes in the past 12 ...

Meet the British Afghans fighting hunger in <em>London</em>

Kamal Afzali

Meet the British Afghans fighting hunger in London

Meet 37-year-old Fardin, the Afghan minicab driver whose warm, home-cooked meals spoil any appetite for Islamophobia, in a city where over 1.5 ...

Fahad Ansari

Knee-jerk counter-terror bill won't make the UK any safer

Comment: It's high time the government took a step back, and adopted a more reflective approach to counter-terrorism, writes Fahad Ansari.

Tam Hussein

The Caravan: Azzam and the Rise of Global Jihad

Book Club: Thomas Hegghammer details the life of Palestinian scholar Abdallah Azzam, who is seen as the founding father of global jihad.

The New Arab & agencies

UK to overhaul terror sentences after London knife attack

Britain promised an urgent overhaul of the law regarding convicted terrorists after police shot dead an extremist on early release from prison ...

The New Arab & agencies

IS claims responsibility for London Streatham knife attack

The Islamic State group have claimed responsibility for a London knife attack in which two people were injured.

<em>London</em> knife attacker named as recently-released convicted terrorist

The New Arab & agencies

London knife attacker named as recently-released convicted terrorist

A man who knifed two people in London on Sunday has been identified as a 20-year-old convicted terrorist who was released from prison ...

The New Arab

UK police shoot man in London after 'terrorist-related' stabbings

A man has been shot dead by police in the British capital on Sunday, authorities said, after an alleged 'terrorist-related' incident.

'The fourth pyramid': Remembering Umm Kulthum 45 years on

Nur Turkmani

'The fourth pyramid': Remembering Umm Kulthum 45 years on

This February marks the 45th death anniversary of renowned Egyptian singer, songwriter, and film actress Umm Kulthum, known as the star of the ...

UK government unveils lie detector test for convicted terrorists

The New Arab

UK government unveils lie detector test for convicted terrorists

Under a new anti-terrorism bill terrorists released from prison may be instructed to undergo regular polygraph tests as a form of monitoring.

Nike's Modest Swimsuit makes tides in Islamic fashion

Sami Rahman

Nike's Modest Swimsuit makes tides in Islamic fashion

The collection, titled Victory Swim, will officially launch in February 2020 and is set to fill a gap in the modest swimwear industry.

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