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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 Khaled Beydoun.

A number of Chinese PPE producers exporting face masks around the world employ Uighur forced labour, according to a new investigation.

Celebrating Juneteenth in the age of Black Lives Matter

Danya Hajjaji

Celebrating Juneteenth in the age of Black Lives Matter

Juneteenth, an annual celebration commemorating a 19th century proclamation that freed slaves in Texas, comes with deep significance amid this year's Black Lives Matter protests.

Trump threatens military crackdown against anti-racist protests

The New Arab & agencies

Trump threatens military crackdown against anti-racist protests

President Donald Trump vowed Monday to order a military crackdown on once-in-a-generation protests gripping the United States.

US lawmakers push to ban imports from Xinjiang

The New Arab & agencies

US lawmakers push to ban imports from Xinjiang

US lawmakers are calling for action after a report found major brands, including Coca-Cola, Patagonia and Nike, are suspected of ...

Tasnim Nazeer

Uighurs for sale

Comment: Big brands must be held responsible for forced Uighur labour, no matter how far down their supply chain, writes Tasnim Nazeer.

The New Arab & agencies

China's detained Uighur Muslims forced to work in factories

When Uighur detainees 'graduate' from Chinese camps, many are believed to be sent to work in factories producing products for global brands.

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.

Elias Jahshan

Meet Esska's Souraya Karami

The New Arab Meets: Souraya Karami, the founder of Esska, a designer footwear brand located in the London neighbourhood of Chiswick.

Muslim women can jump: Defying stereotypes in sports

Sami Rahman

Muslim women can jump: Defying stereotypes in sports

Society: As more and more Muslim women take the sporting world by storm, seeing the hijab in a stadium, or even the ring, is quickly becoming ...

Florence Dixon

Women slam Decathlon's backtrack over sports hijab

The outcry in France over the launch of a sports hijab has been met with equal push-back from those calling out the hypocrisy at the heart of ...

Trump wanted Assad assassinated, says explosive new book

The New Arab & agencies

Trump wanted Assad assassinated, says explosive new book

Excerpts from a new book by famed reporter Bob Woodward were released on Tuesday by the Washington Post, a week before its wider release to the ...

World Cup LIVEBLOG: Wonder Wednesday

The New Arab

World Cup LIVEBLOG: Wonder Wednesday

Three matches in one day - don't miss all the action from Portugal-Morocco, Uruguay-Saudi Arabia and Iran-Spain at Russia 2018. Keep refreshing ...

France's Renault to stay in Iran despite US sanctions

The New Arab & agencies

France's Renault to stay in Iran despite US sanctions

French carmaker Renault will maintain its presence in Iran while taking measures to avoid the risk of penalties for breaching renewed US ...

World Cup LIVEBLOG: Iran v Morocco

The New Arab

World Cup LIVEBLOG: Iran v Morocco

Minute-by-minute updates from Iran and Morocco's opening game in their 2018 FIFA World Cup campaigns.

Uri Levy

The great guide to Middle East World Cup teams

Five Middle East and North African national teams will play in Russia 2018, the most Middle Eastern World Cup ever.

Tanya Goudsouzian and Lara Fatah

Iraq's Kurds risk shooting themselves in the foot

Comment: In mad scramble for seats in parliament, the fragmented political scene in the Kurdish region risks further weakening their position in ...

Uri Levy

Salah's plane sailing: This week in Middle East football

Let's hope the row over using Salah's image on an Egyptian jet doesn't derail his season.

Ruqaya Izzidien

The Nike Pro Hijab: A tried and tested review

Ruqaya Izzidien puts the Nike Pro Hijab through its paces while cycling, running, weightlifting and playing American football to see ...

Meet Zahra Lari, the world's first headscarf-wearing professional figure-skater

The New Arab

Meet Zahra Lari, the world's first headscarf-wearing professional figure-skater

The UAE has become the first Arab state to join the International Skating Union thanks to up-and-coming athlete Zahra Lari, the first ...

The New Arab

TIME magazine seems to think Nike invented the hijab

TIME has listed a sports hijab by Nike as one of the year's top 25 inventions, but Twitter users could not see how the $35 scarf was ...

Can a corporation really have a social conscience?

Amal Awad

Can a corporation really have a social conscience?

Comment: It's difficult to see the inclusion of Muslims in ad campaigns as little more than a cynical marketing exercise being portrayed as a ...

World's only hijab-wearing supermodel lifting the veil on stereotypes

The New Arab

World's only hijab-wearing supermodel lifting the veil on stereotypes

Nineteen-year-old Somali-American Halima Aden has gone from refugee camp to runway, redefining beauty standards and smashing stereotypes of ...

<em>Nike</em> unveils high-performance hijab range for Muslim athletes

The New Arab

Nike unveils high-performance hijab range for Muslim athletes

Promoting inclusivity or simple branding exercise? Sportswear giant Nike steps into the world of religious headgear.

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