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A French history teacher who had shown caricatures of Islam's Prophet Mohammed to his class was decapitated in the outskirts of Paris.

Whenever a catastrophe such as the Beirut explosion takes place, many in the Arab diaspora grapple with feelings of helplessness and guilt, writes Alya Mooro.

TNA Webinar Video: The Gendered Impact of Covid-19

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TNA Webinar Video: The Gendered Impact of Covid-19

Our webinar series hosts live discussions on issues related to the Middle East, North Africa, Asia and beyond

How are Muslim authorities fighting against coronavirus?

Kamal Afzali

How are Muslim authorities fighting against coronavirus?

Imams are harnessing their powers of influence to raise awareness among Muslim masses and inculcate habits which could save lives.

Should Muslim Friday prayers be cancelled to fight coronavirus?

Kamal Afzali

Should Muslim Friday prayers be cancelled to fight coronavirus?

Imams are harnessing their powers of influence to raise awareness among Muslim masses and inculcate habits which could save lives.

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The New Arab's 10 biggest stories of 2019

A revolution in Sudan. A new Turkish offensive in Syria. A controversial citizenship amendment in India. These are The New Arab's top 10 stories of 2019.

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Fragment of Jesus' manger arrives in Bethlehem

After more than a millennium’s absence, a tiny wooden fragment claimed to have been from the manger where Jesus was born was given back to ...

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Four police officers killed in Paris stabbing attack

A knife-wielding man stabbed and killed four police officers in central Paris before being shot dead.

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Syrian regime warplanes target historic Christian site

Syrian regime war planes deliberately bombed the Deir Lozeh historic site in rebel-held Idlib province, which contains a Byzantine church and ...

France's anti-hijab laws drive Muslim women into the shadows

Malia Bouattia

France's anti-hijab laws drive Muslim women into the shadows

Comment: The French state is pushing Muslim women into the home and out of active political and social life, writes Malia Bouatttia.

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Notre Dame fire 'possibly divine punishment', Israeli rabbi says

A prominent Israeli rabbi has sparked controversy after penning an article suggesting that Christian churches should be burnt down.

Trump supporters 'blame Muslims' for Paris <em>Notre</em> <em>Dame</em> fire

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Trump supporters 'blame Muslims' for Paris Notre Dame fire

Even after the Notre Dame fire was declared accidental, figures on the far-right took to the internet to blame Muslims and ...

YouTube 'mistakenly' links 9/11 with <em>Notre</em> <em>Dame</em> blaze

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YouTube 'mistakenly' links 9/11 with Notre Dame blaze

Below some of the YouTube clips of the Paris blaze, an unusual text box popped up about the September 11, 2001 attacks in the United States.

Al-Aqsa mosque catches fire as <em>Notre</em>-<em>Dame</em> cathedral burns

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Al-Aqsa mosque catches fire as Notre-Dame cathedral burns

A fire broke out in al-Aqsa mosque in Jerusalem as Notre Dame cathedral in Paris blazed.

Church in Holy Land 'prays' for <em>Notre</em>-<em>Dame</em> cathedral

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Church in Holy Land 'prays' for Notre-Dame cathedral

The Catholic Church in the Holy Land said it is praying the fire that ripped through the Notre-Dame cathedral in Paris on ...

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Huge fire engulfs Notre-Dame cathedral in Paris

The blaze that swept through the roof of the famed Notre-Dame Cathedral in central Paris on Monday evening could be "potentially linked" to ongoing renovations, the fire service said.

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Vatican beatifies Catholics killed in Algeria's civil war

The Catholic Church has beatified 19 monks, nuns and other Catholics who were killed during Algeria's civil war in the 1990s.

Sonia Boulos

The UN and EU must do more for Jerusalem

Comment: The lacklustre international response to President Trump's recognition of Jerusalem imperils international law and the institutions ...

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Suspect arrested after car rams into Paris anti-terror troops

French police shot and arrested a suspect in a dramatic motorway chase on Wednesday after a car smashed into soldiers outside a barracks in a ...

Weapons stash found at Champs-Elysees attacker's home

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Weapons stash found at Champs-Elysees attacker's home

The attacker who rammed a car loaded with a gas canister into a police van on Paris' Champs-Elysees on Monday, had a stash of weapons at his ...

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Car explodes in ‘attempted attack’ on Paris’ Champs-Elysees

A car exploded and burst into flames after it crashed into a police van on the Champs-Elysees avenue in Paris on Monday, police and ...

Paris <em>Notre</em>-<em>Dame</em> attacker shouted 'this is for Syria'

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Paris Notre-Dame attacker shouted 'this is for Syria'

A man who attacked a police officer with a hammer outside Notre-Dame Cathedral in Paris shouted "this is for Syria" before ...

Israel's plan to protect Bedouins from polygamy will backfire

Sonia Boulos

Israel's plan to protect Bedouins from polygamy will backfire

Comment: If she truly cared about the rights and well-being of Bedouin women, Shaked would not be simultaneously orchestrating the demolition of ...

Legal misogyny in Palestine must end

Sonia Boulos

Legal misogyny in Palestine must end

Comment: The Palestinian Authority invokes international law to justify self-determination, it cannot act selectively when it comes to its own ...

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