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Education activists Malala Yousafzai has signed a deal to produces dramas and documentaries for Apple TV+ that focus on women’s issues.

This International Women's Day, we want to celebrate brave and progressive Muslim women throughout history.

IS claims killing of female media workers in Afghanistan

The New Arab Staff & Agencies

IS claims killing of female media workers in Afghanistan

The IS group has claimed responsibility for the killing of three women working for a local radio and TV station in eastern Afghanistan.

Taliban tweet threatens <em>Malala</em>, Twitter removes account

The New Arab Staff & Agencies

Taliban tweet threatens Malala, Twitter removes account

Ehsanullah Ehsan, the Pakistani Taliban militant who allegedly shot Nobel Laureate Malala Yousafzai, has threatened a second attempt on ...

Tories are opposing cuts to aid for wrong reasons

Malia Bouattia

Tories are opposing cuts to aid for wrong reasons

Comment: Conservative opposition to Rishi Sunak's foreign aid cut has laid bare the distinctly unhumanitarian nature if its existence, writes ...

The New Arab Staff & Agencies

Don't cut foreign aid, Malala Yousafzai urges UK

Nobel Peace Prize winner Malala Yousafzai has called on the UK government not to go ahead with a planned cut to overseas aid.

The New Arab Staff

Nearly half of Conservatives believe Islam is a 'threat'

A new poll has found almost 50 percent of Conservative Party members in the UK consider Islam to be a 'fundamental threat to British life'.

The New Arab Staff

Half of the world's refugee children out of school

Half of all refugee children are out of school, notes the UNHCR's latest report.

Nobel winner Malala graduates from Oxford University

Nobel laureate Malala Yousafzai, who campaigned for girls' education in Pakistan and survived an assassination attempt by the Taliban, ...

Five Middle East series to watch under lockdown

Narjas Zatat

Five Middle East series to watch under lockdown

With many countries still under lockdown to curb the spread of Covid-19, being stuck at home can take its toll. Here are some shows to alleviate ...

Narjas Zatat

Books by Muslim authors every child should be reading

From teenage novels to stories for younger readers, here are a few books by Muslim authors children should be reading right now.

Inside the untold history of revolutionary Muslim women

Mariam Khan

Inside the untold history of revolutionary Muslim women

#IWD2020: This International Women's Day, it's time to celebrate the untold stories of history's boundary-breaking Muslim women.

9 times the UK's Conservative Party were shockingly Islamophobic

Narjas Zatat

9 times the UK's Conservative Party were shockingly Islamophobic

The Conservative party has been haunted by accusations that it has a systemic problem within its ranks. The New Arab has collected some of the ...

Muslim women could beat Greta to the Nobel Prize

Gaia Caramazza

Muslim women could beat Greta to the Nobel Prize

Either Libyan women’s rights activist Hajer Sharief or Somali peace campaigner Ilwad Elman could possibly beat Greta Thunberg to the prestigious ...

Quebec minister’s slammed for hypocrisy after meeting <em>Malala</em>

The New Arab

Quebec minister’s slammed for hypocrisy after meeting Malala

Quebec's Minister of Education Jean-Francois Roberge was accused of hypocrisy after posting a picture on Twitter of himself with Nobel ...

The New Arab & agencies

Myanmar's Suu Kyi stripped of honorary Canadian citizenship

Canada's parliament has decided to strip Myanmar's controversial Nobel Prize winning leader of her honorary Canadian citizenship.

The New Arab & agencies

Taliban rejects Islamic Scholars conferences as a 'US process'

The Taliban denounced the Islamic Scholars conferences that take place in Asia and the Middle East and urged clerics to reject the gatherings.

The New Arab

Pakistani Taliban leader Mullah Fazlullah killed in US-Afghan airstrike

A leading Pakistani militant has been killed in an airstrike in Afghanistan, despite a Eid ceasefire being in place.

The New Arab & agencies

Malala visits Pakistan district where she was shot

The brief trip by the 20-year-old Nobel laureate is a highly symbolic moment for Pakistan, which regularly touts Swat as a success story in its ...

Tearful <em>Malala</em> makes first trip to Pakistan since attack

The New Arab & agencies

Tearful Malala makes first trip to Pakistan since attack

As Malala spoke of coming home to Pakistan for the first time since being shot by the Taliban, the emotions flooded back - and so did ...

The New Arab & agencies

US offers $5mn reward for Pakistan Taliban leader

The US State Department placed a $5 million reward for help locating the leader of the Pakistani Taliban on Thursday

Ahed Tamimi, an inconvenient hero

Amal Awad

Ahed Tamimi, an inconvenient hero

Comment: Ahed Tamimi’s arrest isn't unique; she's one of many children detained in prison, but the lacklustre response from the West is telling, ...

<em>Malala</em> urges Suu Kyi to act over Rohingya violence

The New Arab

Malala urges Suu Kyi to act over Rohingya violence

Malala Yousafzai is urging Aung San Suu Kyi to condemn the 'tragic and shameful' treatment of the Myanmar’s Rohingya people.

Chorus of anger over Rohingya crisis

The New Arab & agencies

Chorus of anger over Rohingya crisis

Nearly 90,000 Rohingya have flooded into Bangladesh in the past 10 days following an uptick in fighting between militants and Myanmar's military ...

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