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Around 200 protesters in a largely Muslim part of Scotland's biggest city demonstrated over immigration.

Relatives of those detained said they were apprehended due to their role as religious leaders.

Sweden Democrats leader wants to follow Denmark's immigration policies

The New Arab Staff

Sweden Democrats leader wants to follow Denmark's immigration policies

Jimmie Åkesson said that his party, Sweden Democrats, will lead the line on migration policies in the Scandinavian country.

Don't expect the PA to defend Sheikh Jarrah

Dalal Yassine

Don't expect the PA to defend Sheikh Jarrah

Comment: This is not the first time that Abbas's blind quest to stay in power is costing Palestinians their sovereignty, writes Dalal Yassine.

Israeli violence continues in East Jerusalem

The New Arab Staff

Israeli violence continues in East Jerusalem

The Palestinian Red Crescent Society has treated 95 people for injuries amid continued Israeli assaults in Jerusalem's Al-Aqsa Mosque.

Nazila Jamshidi

Protecting Afghan women's rights after US troops withdraw

Comment: Any new government in Kabul will likely need aid, which can be conditioned on preserving gains Afghan women have made, writes Nazila Jamshidi.

The New Arab Staff

Syrian opposition activists express solidarity with Sheikh Jarrah Palestinians

The message expressed support for their struggle and highlighted the similarities in the fights for freedom.

The New Arab Staff

Facebook to live stream Eid moonsightings from across UK

Advocates of a unified local Islamic calendar for British muslims have hailed the partnership as 'historic'.

The New Arab Staff

Palestinians threatened by digital monitoring, censorship: report

The report, "#Hashtag Palestine 2020" provides an overview of violations occurring during a year in which Covid-19 turned Palestine upside down.

How Kurdish all-female-militias helped bring down the Islamic State

Muhammed Nafih Wafy

How Kurdish all-female-militias helped bring down the Islamic State

Book Club: Gayle Tzemach Lemmon's book is a riveting account of how an all-women Kurdish militia, aided by US Special Forces, racked up ...

Sumaiyya Naseem

Spring by Leila Rafei: On the periphery of revolution

Book Club: Leila Rafei's debut novel Spring is a stunning work that exemplifies the kind of stories we need to read and write about in the Arab ...

The Weaponized Camera in the Middle East

Ramona Wadi

The Weaponized Camera in the Middle East

Book Club: Liat Berdugo's The Weaponized Camera in the Middle East delves straight into the concept of visual imagery, politics, psychology and ...

Policies of exclusion leaving millions without Covid vaccines: WHO

The New Arab Staff

Policies of exclusion leaving millions without Covid vaccines: WHO

A WHO report says millions of the world's most vulnerable people will struggle to receive a Covid-19 jab, even if shortages are addressed.

Chadian police fire tear gas to scatter anti-junta protesters

The New Arab Staff & Agencies

Chadian police fire tear gas to scatter anti-junta protesters

The protest by opposition and civil society figures had been banned by the junta.

Detained Yemeni model in danger of 'virginity test': Amnesty

The New Arab Staff & Agencies

Detained Yemeni model in danger of 'virginity test': Amnesty

Entisar Al-Hammadi is in danger of undergoing a 'forced virginity test', Amnesty International said, describing the practice as 'sexual ...

Yasmin Al-Najar

How Lebanese and Syrians became to settle in Jamaica

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.

The New Arab Staff & Agencies

Mosques full while Pakistan's Covid wards at breaking point

Pakistan's mosques are full of worshippers despite a travel ban during Eid and far greater disruption to schools and other areas of life.

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.

Farah Daana

Fighting Israel's erasure of Palestinian identity in Jerusalem

In-depth: From Sheikh Jarrah to Damascus Gate, Palestinians face a battle to protect their presence in Jerusalem.

Sheikh Jarrah court date arrives amid more Palestinian injuries

The New Arab Staff & Agencies

Sheikh Jarrah court date arrives amid more Palestinian injuries

The families were given until Thursday to reach an agreement with settlers, but this seems improbable, based on statements from residents and ...

Yousra Samir Imran

Kuwaiti women's fight against gender-based violence

The harrowing murder of Farah Akbar highlights the systemic issue of gender-based violence in Kuwait.

Midnight in Cairo: Meet the divas of 1920s Egypt

Usman Butt

Midnight in Cairo: Meet the divas of 1920s Egypt

Book Club: With tales of opulence and extravagance from Cairo's high society, Raphael Cormack's book paints a nuanced and defiant ...

Syrian refugees create Spain's first Arabic news outlet

Inigo Alexander

Syrian refugees create Spain's first Arabic news outlet

With incidents of xenophobia towards Arab communities in Spain on the rise, the establishment of Baynana is a welcome counterweight to ...

Turkish reporter's rights 'violated' with ban: Europe court

The New Arab Staff

Turkish reporter's rights 'violated' with ban: Europe court

Europe's top rights court found that a ban on information about a parliamentary inquiry into graft allegations violated Banu Guven's rights to ...

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