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A coordinated Friday sermon from UK imams comes amid concerns South Asian communities are particularly at risk from fake news and conspiracy theories about the Covid-19 vaccine.

A group of lawyers have written an open letter condemning the UK minister's threats and accusing him of undermining free expression.

Arsenal's ostracised Ozil 'in talks with Fenerbahce'

The New Arab Staff

Arsenal's ostracised Ozil 'in talks with Fenerbahce'

Reports suggest Arsenal's midfielder Mesut Ozil is in negotiations for a three-year contract with a Turkish club.

The problem with Boris trying to 'save Christmas'

Aniqah Choudhri

The problem with Boris trying to 'save Christmas'

Comment: Boris Johnson's ploy to 'save Christmas' sets a dangerous double standard, and sends a clear message to the UK's minority religious ...

Six sought for questioning over <em>Manchester</em> bombing

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Six sought for questioning over Manchester bombing

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

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Paul Pogba denies reports he's quitting France over Macron

Macron has been embroiled in a row over Islamophobia, which had reportedly saw one of France's most famous Muslim figures get involved.

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Mesut Ozil slams Arsenal after exclusion from Premier League

'Loyalty is hard to come by nowadays,' Ozil said in a recent statement, criticising Arsenal after being left out of the North London team's ...

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London hit-and-run being investigated as Islamophobic hate crime

Police are investigating a hit-and-run on a Muslim woman in east London as a hate crime, according to Islamophobia watchdog Tell MAMA.

Aniqah Choudhri

Rihanna's Savage x Fenty clip made an honest mistake

Comment: In a climate of rising Islamophobia, Muslims should feel free to speak up when something is offensive. Rihanna's show, though, was just ...

A shameful free pass for war crimes in Iraq

Aniqah Choudhri

A shameful free pass for war crimes in Iraq

Comment: The 'Overseas Operations Bill' denies justice to victims of torture perpetrated by British armed forces, and contravenes international ...

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British police 'may deploy Israeli drones'

Police in the United Kingdom are considering using an Israeli drone which was utilised against Palestinians in the 2014 operation on the ...

Messi enters brand partnership with Israeli AI firm

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Messi enters brand partnership with Israeli AI firm

The Barcelona forward will promote a device that aids the blind and visually impaired.

Disney's Mulan is an insult to Uighurs, Muslims everywhere

Aniqah Choudhri

Disney's Mulan is an insult to Uighurs, Muslims everywhere

Comment: Disney's new Mulan employs lazy and offensive stereotypes of Arabs, and is filmed on the very same lands where China is persecuting ...

Researchers discover one of world's largest IS digital libraries

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Researchers discover one of world's largest IS digital libraries

Spread across servers, the digital library contains 90,000 items and has an estimated 10,000 unique visitors monthly.

Messi 'agrees £623 million deal' with UAE-owned <em>Manchester</em> City

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Messi 'agrees £623 million deal' with UAE-owned Manchester City

Lionel Messi could be preparing for an eye-watering £623 million move to Manchester City.

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Manchester twins 'held in detention' after fleeing refugee camp

Twin sisters Zahra and Salma Halane, who went to Syria to join IS reportedly escaped a refugee camp before being arrested.

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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."

Aniqah Choudhri

A-level U-turn comes too late for Britain's BAME students

Comment: The government's dire handling of A-level exam results will hit already disadvantaged students the hardest, writes Aniqah Choudhri.

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British Muslims condemn lockdown announced two hours before Eid

'It is like being told they cannot visit family and friends for Christmas on Christmas Eve itself,' the UK's largest Muslim group said, ...

Friday's 'Covid Eid' takes another bittersweet turn for Muslims

Harris Iqbal

Friday's 'Covid Eid' takes another bittersweet turn for Muslims

Comment: Covid-19 has revealed the vulnerability, resilience and generosity of the UK's disproportionately impacted Muslim community, writes ...

Anu Shukla

Lucid dreaming: A universal passport to freedom of movement?

From the metaphysical to the political, spoken word artist Potent Whisper explores the concept of lucid dreaming.

European football ban on Abu Dhabi-owned <em>Manchester</em> City overturned

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European football ban on Abu Dhabi-owned Manchester City overturned

Manchester City were banned from European football for two years after being accused of breaking funding rules.

The Muslims who saved Liverpool F.C.

Khaled A. Beydoun

The Muslims who saved Liverpool F.C.

Comment: Liverpool wingers Salah and Mane are scoring goals well beyond the football pitch, writes Khaled Beydoun.

British Muslim charities and the Covid-19 response

Kamal Afzali

British Muslim charities and the Covid-19 response

Despite how hard British Muslims have been hit by the pandemic, the relief response from their community has been among the strongest.

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