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The police claim the protest guide is evidence of a conspiracy "to wage economic, social, cultural and regional war against India".

Kashmir authorities said they would restore high-speed web access in the region.

Mia Khalifa tweets support for India's protesting farmers

The New Arab Staff

Mia Khalifa tweets support for India's protesting farmers

India’s Hindu Nationalist government appears deeply troubled by celebrities’ expressing solidarity with protesting farmers

'Respect my hijab', Muslim model Halima Aden tells industry

Diana Alghoul

'Respect my hijab', Muslim model Halima Aden tells industry

Hijabi model Halima Aden announced quitting the runway after she decided she no longer wants to be pressured into compromising her Islamic ...

Rihanna's Savage x Fenty clip made an honest mistake

Aniqah Choudhri

Rihanna's Savage x Fenty clip made an honest mistake

Comment: In a climate of rising Islamophobia, Muslims should feel free to speak up when something is offensive. Rihanna's show, though, was just ...

The New Arab Staff

Rihanna apologises for using Islamic Hadith in lingerie show

Rihanna issued an apology to the Muslim community over the controversial music choice for her Savage X Fenty fashion.

The New Arab Staff

Rihanna faces backlash for using Hadith clip in show

The singer has found herself in hot water with some Twitter users after using an Islamic Hadith during her 2020 Savage X Fenty Show.

The New Arab Staff

Rihanna calls on fans to donate to Lebanon

The Barbadian singer and beauty mogul directed fans towards fundraisers for the Save the Children and Impact Lebanon.

The New Arab

Rihanna moves on from Saudi beau

Rihanna is rumoured to have a new boyfriend just weeks after she split up with her longtime partner - Saudi billionaire Hassan Jameel.

Why did <em>Rihanna</em> and her Saudi billionaire ex split?

The New Arab

Why did Rihanna and her Saudi billionaire ex split?

A rumour has emerged that Rihanna and Hassan Jameel split because he was trying to deliberately make her put on weight.

The New Arab

SOS: Rihanna fans in meltdown after Saudi boyfriend breakup

News of the deep-pocketed pair could come as a shock for fans, many of which had prematurely hoped for wedding bells last summer.

<em>Rihanna</em> voices support for Sudan protesters demanding civilian rule

The New Arab

Rihanna voices support for Sudan protesters demanding civilian rule

'They have a right to speak out and demand peace, justice and a transition to civilian rule', global superstar singer Rihanna said on ...

Why is everyone changing their profile pictures into blue?

The New Arab

Why is everyone changing their profile pictures into blue?

Social media platforms have been inundated with a particular shade of blue this week – here is why.

<em>Rihanna</em> spends Muslim Eid holiday with Saudi boyfriend's family

The New Arab

Rihanna spends Muslim Eid holiday with Saudi boyfriend's family

He da one? The popstar looked very cosy with her billionaire boyfriend on holiday in Italy, as fans pointed out their relationship is getting ...

Rihanna's Moroccan Spice eyeshadow: Shades of cheap Arab tokenism

Ruqaya Izzidien

Rihanna's Moroccan Spice eyeshadow: Shades of cheap Arab tokenism

Comment: It's a slippery slope between appreciation and appropriation, writes Ruqaya Izzidien.

Florence Dixon

The Ayoub Sisters: Egyptian-Scottish musical duo know no bounds

The New Arab Meets: The Ayoub Sisters, the classically trained multi-instrumentalists taking the crossover world by storm one catchy cover at a time.

The New Arab & agencies

Top Paris restaurant investigated over 'anti-Arab discrimination'

A Parisian restaurant known for its five-star clientele is being investigated after a newspaper article interviewed staff saying management run ...

Diana Alghoul

Egypt's female-dominated jewellery brand comes to London

Azza Fahmy has opened a store in London, bringing a Middle Eastern and African touch to one of the world's most prominent shopping spots.

The New Arab & agencies

Nick Cave will play Israel to spite BDS 'bullies'

Nick Cave, the dark poet of rock, on Sunday accused the anti-Israel boycott movement of bullying musicians and said he was taking a “principled ...

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 ...

Diana Alghoul

Hijabi models and inclusive shades: Rihanna's makeup embraces all

The advertising campaign was diverse, there was a wide range of makeup shades. The products we tried did not disappoint either

Egyptians launch 'miniskirt revolution' in solidarity with Saudi model

The New Arab

Egyptians launch 'miniskirt revolution' in solidarity with Saudi model

Egyptian women stood in solidarity with Saudi women's calls to challenge patriarchy this week, by standing in front of the kingdom's embassy in ...

Saudi Arabia releases 'miniskirt model' arrested for 'indecent clothing'

The New Arab

Saudi Arabia releases 'miniskirt model' arrested for 'indecent clothing'

An aspiring Saudi model known as 'Khulood' has been released by police without charge after being arrested in a heritage village for wearing ...

Cleric condemns Rihanna's new Saudi boyfriend for 'fornication'

Karim Traboulsi

Cleric condemns Rihanna's new Saudi boyfriend for 'fornication'

'Third base is not Zina!' - a Saudi cleric first proclaimed the now-famous photos could have been Photoshopped...

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