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Comment: Sri Lanka's policy of compulsory cremation for victims of coronavirus is an assault on the religious burial rites of its minority Muslim community, writes Tasnim Nazeer.

The Muslim Council of Britain has said the selection of Phillips, who is under investigation for Islamophobic comments, is 'insensitive' and 'wholly inappropriate'.

A record number of Muslim MPs in UK parliament

Narjas Zatat

A record number of Muslim MPs in UK parliament

The new MPs in both the Labour Party and the Conservative Party come from a Muslim background, and a few Muslim MPs have kept their seats.

What Labour's women can learn from Tlaib and Omar

Malia Bouattia

What Labour's women can learn from Tlaib and Omar

Comment: Congresswomen Rashida Tlaib and Ilhan Omar's responses to smear campaigns are good examples for Labour's Salma Yaqoob and Zarah ...

Modi awarded UAE medal despite India's 'brutal' Kashmir crackdown

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Modi awarded UAE medal despite India's 'brutal' Kashmir crackdown

The induction of Narendra Modi into the Order of Zayed shows the importance the UAE places on India, the world's third-largest consumer of crude ...

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Thousands of children referred to UK counter-extremism programme

A quarter of referrals to the UK's Prevent programme to stop people being drawn into terrorism were under 15 years old, according to the first government figures on the initiative.

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British pro-Palestine politicians 'scared' to stand up to Israel

The Palestinian Authority's UK envoy, Manuel Hassassian, believes that the anti-Semitism incident that rocked the Labour Party has now silenced ...

Karim Traboulsi

Lebanese-style identity politics set tone for UK elections

Partisan and identity politics have dominated some campaigns, especially in London which could get its first Muslim mayor, as the UK heads for ...

Sana al-Yemen

Anti-Semitism in British politics: What's the beef?

Since a series of 'controversial' anti-Israel comments were made by British MPs, a debate has been occupying the headlines on the difference ...

British Labour MP suspended over old 'anti-Semitic' Facebook post

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British Labour MP suspended over old 'anti-Semitic' Facebook post

Britain's main opposition Labour Party has suspended a lawmaker for making 'anti-Israel' posts on social media before she was elected to ...

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Ex-London mayor suspended in 'anti-Semitism' row

Former London mayor Ken Livingstone has been suspended by the Labour Party over comments he made while defending an MP at the centre of an ...

UK lawmakers lambast Trump but rule out ban

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UK lawmakers lambast Trump but rule out ban

British lawmakers on Monday lambasted Republican presidential candidate Donald Trump for his provocative statements but ruled out banning him ...

Questions for Quilliam: counter-extremism and Islamophobia

Hilary Aked

Questions for Quilliam: counter-extremism and Islamophobia

Quilliam, a self-styled "counter-extremism" think-tank run by former Islamic extremists, has dubious friends in the Islamophobic far-right, ...

UK's George Galloway loses seat in British vote

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UK's George Galloway loses seat in British vote

George Galloway, the prominent pro Palestinian British politician and a vociferous critic of Israel has lost his seat in parliament in ...

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