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Israel vowed to restore order in Jerusalem after hundreds of Palestinian protesters were wounded, as a key court hearing on a flashpoint property dispute was postponed.

Often ignored, we explore how Lebanese and Syrian communities began to settle in Jamaica, and how their footprint has now cemented their place within Jamaican history.

Changing narratives and fostering inclusion with Yalla! Let's Talk

Diana Alghoul

Changing narratives and fostering inclusion with Yalla! Let's Talk

Yalla! Let's Talk is a platform made by Arabs that found success by creating a safe space for people from all walks of the community.

The future of learning Arabic in MENA post-pandemic

Sarah Markiewicz

The future of learning Arabic in MENA post-pandemic

Sarah Markiewicz unravels the beloved diversity of learning Arabic, its regional varieties, and how recent events in the region have thrust ...

Sudan, rebel leader agree to form secular state

The New Arab Staff

Sudan, rebel leader agree to form secular state

They agreed to the separation of the "identities of culture region, ethnicity and religion from the State".

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Arab troubadour Madfai longs to get back on stage

Famous Iraqi musician Ilham al-Madfai is longing for the stage, and has just created a new song to find hope during the pandemic

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Malaysian court rules non-Muslims can use 'Allah'

Malaysian court ruled Wednesday that non-Muslims can use the Arabic word 'Allah' in reference to God.

The New Arab Staff & Agencies

Controversy after French professors accused of Islamophobia

A French student campaign against alleged Islamophobia from two teachers is being investigated because Paris thinks it is putting the teachers ...

The New Arab Staff & Agencies

Iran calls Pope's Iraq visit 'good' and 'constructive'

Iran's foreign ministry praised the pope's visit to Iraq, especially in regards to his meeting with Grand Ayatollah Ali Sistani, the country's ...

Pope celebrates largest mass of historic Iraq trip

The New Arab Staff & Agencies

Pope celebrates largest mass of historic Iraq trip

To end his four-day Iraqi visit, Pope Francis chose to hold the largest mass of his trip in Erbil, the capital of Iraqi Kurdistan

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Iran newspapers hail Pope-Sistani meet as chance for peace

Iranian media see the meeting between pope Francis and Grand Ayatollah Ali Sistani as a hopeful possibility of peace for the neighbouring country

Pope Francis prays for 'victims of war' in Mosul

The New Arab Staff & Agencies

Pope Francis prays for 'victims of war' in Mosul

On the last day of his Iraq visit, Pope Francis prayed for "victims of war" in Iraq's Mosul, where the Islamic State group ravaged local ...

Pope Francis visits Iraqi Christians who suffered under IS

The New Arab Staff & Agencies

Pope Francis visits Iraqi Christians who suffered under IS

The heaviest deployment of security forces yet has been mobilised to protect the 84-year-old on what is perhaps his riskiest day in Iraq.

Pope meets top Iraq Shia cleric in interfaith milestone

The New Arab Staff & Agencies

Pope meets top Iraq Shia cleric in interfaith milestone

The two elderly, respected men of religion met at Sistani's humble home in the shrine city of Najaf on Saturday, the second day of the ...

Pope Francis and Ayatollah Ali al-Sistani: A groundbreaking dialogue

Sofia Nitti

Pope Francis and Ayatollah Ali al-Sistani: A groundbreaking dialogue

In-depth: There are high hopes in both Iraqi Christian and Shia Muslim communities ahead of Pope Francis' historic meeting with Grand Ayatollah ...

The New Arab Staff & Agencies

Saudi-backed interfaith centre to leave Vienna

The King Abdullah bin Abdulaziz International Centre for Interreligious and Intercultural Dialogue will leave Vienna after critics say it allowed Saudi Arabia to cover up its human rights record.

The New Arab Staff & Agencies

Pope to visit Iraq as 'pilgrim of peace'

On the eve of his historic trip, Pope Francis extended the olive branch to those of other religious, describing himself as a "pilgrim of peace ...

The New Arab Staff & Agencies

Amid scars of war, Iraqi archbishop readies for pope

Archbishop Najeeb Michaeel is preparing the first-ever papal visit in Iraq, a country still torn by war

Paris raps Pakistan over Alvi remarks on French Muslims

The New Arab Staff & Agencies

Paris raps Pakistan over Alvi remarks on French Muslims

Paris summoned Islamabad's envoy after President Arif Alvi said a controversial anti-extremism bill in France showed laws "being changed in ...

The New Arab Staff

Saudi textbooks slammed over 'hateful language' against religious minorities

Human Rights Watch has found that the current school textbooks maintain language that disparages practices associated with religious minorities.

Pope hails dialogue ahead of meeting with Iraq cleric

The New Arab Staff & Agencies

Pope hails dialogue ahead of meeting with Iraq cleric

The March 5-8 visit - the first ever by a pope - will include stops in Baghdad, Najaf, Nasiriya, Erbil, Mosul and Qaraqosh.

Yazidi victims of IS massacres receive burial in Iraq

The New Arab Staff

Yazidi victims of IS massacres receive burial in Iraq

Members of the Yazidi community will gather for a burial ceremony to honour 104 victims, as many more await identification.

Marjorie Taylor Greene is dangerous. She should be removed

Zaina Ujayli

Marjorie Taylor Greene is dangerous. She should be removed

Comment: Democrats and Republicans have a responsibility to recognise the very real danger Greene poses to education on Islam, and continue to ...

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