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Comment: It's now not just the government that has undermined the certainty of our citizenship, but the justice system too, writes Aniqah Choudhri.

The court has left the fate of Shamima Begum in the hands of the British government, which is unwilling to assist, said Reprieve.

UK bars return of IS recruit groomed as teenager

The New Arab Staff & Agencies

UK bars return of IS recruit groomed as teenager

Judges unanimously ruled that Begum's right to a fair hearing did not override considerations such as public safety.

Offenders in grooming gangs ‘mostly white’, UK report finds

The New Arab Staff

Offenders in grooming gangs ‘mostly white’, UK report finds

Sensationalist media coverage and politicisation by right-wing groups created the notion that child sexual exploitation in the UK was ...

UK Supreme Court to hear Shamima Begum case

The New Arab Staff & Agencies

UK Supreme Court to hear Shamima Begum case

The case of Shamima Begum will be heard by the UK's Supreme Court on Monday.

The New Arab Staff

Charity slams UK 'inaction' on orphans stranded in Syria

The UK government has reportedly rebuffed demands for information on when stranded children will be repatriated.

The New Arab Staff

Shamima Begum allowed UK return for citizenship battle

The ruling in her favour means Begum could appear before a court in London, despite UK authorities continuously declaring they would not help ...

The New Arab Staff

Shamima Begum to challenge ban from UK for appeal

Bride of former IS fighter Shamima Begum is set to appeal a decision barring her return to the UK to challenge the removal of her British ...

Aniqah Choudhri

For the UK's ethnic minorities, our citizenship is conditional

Comment: The Shamima Begum ruling suggests that for Britain's ethnic minorities, our citizenship is not as 'valid' as ethnically white Britons, ...

Shamima Begum loses appeal against removal of British citizenship

The New Arab

Shamima Begum loses appeal against removal of British citizenship

Shamima Begum's appeal against the Home Office's decision to strip her of British citizenship has failed.

The New Arab & agencies

British children of IS recruits could be repatriated

The United Kingdom may repatriate four British children of Islamic State recruits from a Syrian camp if their mother does not return with them.

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.

UK to repatriate citizens from Syria 'in coming days'

The New Arab

UK to repatriate citizens from Syria 'in coming days'

The BBC reported that the individuals being brought back from the region will return in the coming days, without providing further details.

Conservative UK ministers ‘blocked IS orphans’ rescue from Syria

The New Arab

Conservative UK ministers ‘blocked IS orphans’ rescue from Syria

Home secretary Priti Patel was allegedly among cabinet hardliners who deemed children as young as six ‘security concerns’, vetoing the rescue of ...

US urges Europe to take back Islamic State fighters

The New Arab & agencies

US urges Europe to take back Islamic State fighters

The US said it's imperative that Europe holds thousands of detained foreign fighters accountable upon their return.

The New Arab & agencies

UK government 'secretly' planning to repatriate IS children, wives

The UK government is reportedly planning to repatriate the wives and children of IS fighters currently held in Syria, against the advice of key government ministries.

The New Arab & agencies

Thousands protest across UK against Boris Johnson's parliament shutdown

In the biggest demonstration, thousands of whistle-blowing, drum-banging people gathered raucously outside the gates of Downing Street in London ...

The New Arab

UK strips IS recruit 'Jihadi Jack' of British citizenship

Jack Letts converted to Islam at the age of 16 and travelled to Syria in 2014. He was later captured by Kurdish YPG forces while fleeing from ...

Sophia Akram

Muslim or not, Sajid Javid does not represent me

Comment: The appointments of Javid and Patel show that minorities can succeed in Tory Britain, but only in exchange for abandoning ...

Boris' cabinet is a roll call of disgraced Tories

Malia Bouattia

Boris' cabinet is a roll call of disgraced Tories

Comment: In addition to her shady dealings with the Israel lobby, Priti Patel has a disturbing track record of waging war on migrants, women and ...

The New Arab

Inside Boris Johnson's new cabinet

The appointment of Priti Patel, who was forced to resign over undisclosed meetings with Israeli ministers, is 'extremely concerning'.

Boris Johnson becomes British PM with Brexit vow

The New Arab & agencies

Boris Johnson becomes British PM with Brexit vow

The 55-year-old former London mayor is a divisive figure, loved by many for his wit and optimism but criticised for populist rhetoric and ...

UK signs Julian Assange's US extradition order

The New Arab

UK signs Julian Assange's US extradition order

The British home secretary has signed an extradition order clearing the way for the WikiLeaks founder to be sent to face trial in the US.

Britain's Muslim Home Secretary 'not invited to Trump banquet'

The New Arab

Britain's Muslim Home Secretary 'not invited to Trump banquet'

UK home secretary Sajid Javid, a non-practicing Muslim who has previously dismissed claims of Islamophobia in the Conservative ...

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