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In-depth: Further from the aspirations of the 2011 revolution than ever before, will the demand for 'bread, freedom and social justice' ever be realised in Egypt?

UK mosque transforms into Covid-19 vaccination site

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UK mosque transforms into Covid-19 vaccination site

The Birmingham mosque is the first in the country to serve as a vaccination centre.

Biden to scrap '<em>Muslim</em> ban' on first day

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Biden to scrap 'Muslim ban' on first day

Shortly after taking office in 2017, Donald Trump imposed travel restrictions barring entry to US for nationals from seven ...

Israel steps up attacks on Iranian targets in Syria

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Israel steps up attacks on Iranian targets in Syria

Israel has launched three rounds of strikes in Syria over the past ten days.

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The future is bright for the Arabic audiobooks industry

As the world celebrates Arabic Language Day, its 390 million speakers are becoming an important market for the growing popularity of audiobooks.

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Indonesia receives over a million Chinese Covid-19 vaccine doses

More than 1.2 million doses of a Covid-19 vaccine made by China's Sinovac has been delivered to Indonesia, authorities confirmed.

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Mourning after deadly new IS attack north of Baghdad

The attack killed at least six Iraqi security personal and four civilians.

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At least 11 refugees dead in shipwreck off Libya

At least 11 refugees died when their boat floundered off the coast of Libya.

Pro-regime Syrian cleric killed in car bomb near Damascus

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Pro-regime Syrian cleric killed in car bomb near Damascus

Adnan al-Afiyuni, the pro-regime mufti of Damascus province, has been killed in a car bomb attack near Syria’s capital.

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How Arab American voters could swing Michigan against Trump

In-depth: The Arab American vote could play a crucial role in the battleground state of Michigan, with the community getting ready for close, ...

Hundreds protest in Istanbul against China's Uighur treatment

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Hundreds protest in Istanbul against China's Uighur treatment

Hundreds of demonstrators gathered in Istanbul, calling for an end to the China's crackdown on Uighur Muslims.

At UN, Pakistani leader says India sponsors anti-<em>Muslim</em> hate

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At UN, Pakistani leader says India sponsors anti-Muslim hate

Indian and Pakistan traded barbed rebuttals in the assembly hall Friday night.

US moves to block cotton made in Xinjiang

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US moves to block cotton made in Xinjiang

America's decision to exert more pressure on China over its treatment of Uighur Muslims comes as human rights groups are calling for an end to ...

Hindu temple to be built on destroyed mosque site

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Hindu temple to be built on destroyed mosque site

The Hindu nationalist premier will lay the foundations for a Hindu temple on the site of the Babri mosque, demolished by a mob in 1992.

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Restricted Hajj hits Somalia's livestock economy

Exports are predicted to be sliced in half this year, primarily due to Covid-19 travel restrictions.

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Calm across Afghanistan as ceasefire holds on day two

Hopes are building for renewed peace talks between the Afghan government and the Taliban as a ceasefire holds for a second day

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Afghan truce begins ahead of possible talks

A three-day ceasefire between Taliban and government forces has begun as Muslims across the world celebrate Eid al-Adha.

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Virus fears force animal sellers online for Muslim festival

Faced with deserted markets, Muslim livestock breeders and traders across South Asia have turned to websites, apps and social media to ...

First prayers in 86 years held at Hagia Sophia

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First prayers in 86 years held at Hagia Sophia

Thousands of people gathered for worship at the Hagia Sophia in Istanbul as it controversially reopened as a mosque after being used as a museum ...

Khaled A. Beydoun

Just Do It: Stop forced Uighur labour in China

Comment: American consumers must use the power of the purse to protest the use of Uighur labour in the supply chains of global brands, writes ...

Erdogan visits Hagia Sofia after reconversion to mosque

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Erdogan visits Hagia Sofia after reconversion to mosque

Erdogan paid a visit to Hagia Sofia just days before the first Muslim prayers are due to be held at the Istanbul landmark since it was ...

Kashmir bans <em>Muslim</em> gatherings, allows Hindu pilgrimage

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Kashmir bans Muslim gatherings, allows Hindu pilgrimage

Officials in the Muslim-majority state banned all gatherings due to Covid-19 concerns but controversially allowed a Hindu pilgrimage to ...

Museum or mosque? Turkey debates iconic Hagia Sofia’s status

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Museum or mosque? Turkey debates iconic Hagia Sofia’s status

The 6th-century building is now at the center of a heated debate between nationalist, conservative and religious groups.

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