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The judge said that had the younger brother been over age 21 at the time of the explosion, he would have been given a "whole-life term."

Comment: The government's dire handling of A-level exam results will hit already disadvantaged students the hardest, writes Aniqah Choudhri.

A Place Between Two Places: The Qur'anic Barzakh

Usman Butt

A Place Between Two Places: The Qur'anic Barzakh

Book Club: George Archer's thought-provoking study traces the conceptual history and philosophy of the afterlife in Islam.

British MPs 'outraged' over arms sales to Saudi Arabia

Sana Uqba

British MPs 'outraged' over arms sales to Saudi Arabia

This week we focus on a 'disappointing' decision by the UK to resume Saudi arms sales, warnings over famine in Yemen and more.

Mega arms deal with Egyptian regime exposes Italy's 'hypocrisy'

Gaia Caramazza

Mega arms deal with Egyptian regime exposes Italy's 'hypocrisy'

In-depth: Activists say Italy's $1.2 billion sale of warships to Egypt is a betrayal of murdered student Giuliu Regeni and thousands of Egyptian ...

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British far-right leader leader found guilty of terror offence

Paul Golding was charged at Heathrow in October, after refusing to give police access to his iPhone and Apple computer following a trip to Russia.

Usman Butt

Radicalisation, Islamism and transnational politics: The Universal Enemy

Book Club: Seeing the jihadi project as another form of universalism is the audacious argument by Darryl Li in his new book The Universal Enemy.

Usman Butt

Reclaiming Home: Looking at land rights, conflict and justice

Book Club: Reclaiming Home: The struggle for socially just housing, land and property rights in Syria, Iraq and Libya, offers insights into how ...

Usman Butt

The YouTube influencers selling Assad's Syria

Comment: Foreign YouTubers with thousands of subscribers are presenting sanitized view of a country still reeling from a devastating war, writes ...

German court reverses arms export ban to Saudi Arabia

The New Arab

German court reverses arms export ban to Saudi Arabia

The court ruled against authorities, which it said had failed to follow procedures in revoking the license that had already been issued.

The New Arab & agencies

Police shoot man dead after London Bridge 'terrorist' stabbings

Police said the suspect was feared to be wearing a bomb vest but it turned out to be 'a hoax explosive device'.

Yemen in Focus: Is the deadly conflict ending?

Sana Uqba

Yemen in Focus: Is the deadly conflict ending?

This week we focus on increased efforts for dialogue to end the brutal conflict.

Yemen in Focus: Is the deadly conflict ending?

Sana Uqba

Yemen in Focus: Is the deadly conflict ending?

This week we focus on increased efforts for dialogue to end the brutal conflict.

UK arms sales to Riyadh doubled since Yemen war

The New Arab

UK arms sales to Riyadh doubled since Yemen war

Government data showed that London licensed £5.3mn worth of arms sales to Riyadh from March 2015 until March 2019, amounting to almost a 50 ...

Brit charged with terror offences after returning from Turkey

The New Arab

Brit charged with terror offences after returning from Turkey

Mamun Rashid, 26, was arrested on his return from Turkey from where he was deported as part of a push to repatriate foreign IS fighters in ...

Usman Butt

Slavery and Islam

Book Club: Slavery & Islam aims to understand the history of enslavement in Islamic traditions and Muslim societies.

Nick McAlpin

Don't let Boris' Brexit chaos distract from Tory Islamophobia

Comment: Britain's Conservative Party is Islamophobic to its core, and is legitimising anti-Muslim hate crimes in Britain, writes Nick McAlpin.

Usman Butt

Gendered Morality: Expanding conceptual knowledge of gender in Islam

Book Club: Zahra Ayubi explores this tension within Islamic philosophy and ethics in her new book Gendered Morality.

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 ...

Writing History In The Medieval Islamic World

Usman Butt

Writing History In The Medieval Islamic World

Book Club: This book helps us look at knowledge production in the medieval Muslim world in a new light and resolve the tension of the supposed ...

The New Arab

Libya extradites brother of Manchester Arena bomber to UK

Libya on Wednesday extradited the brother of suicide bomber Salman Abedi, who attacked a concert in Manchester in May 2017 killing 22 people, ...

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.

UK seizes $30,000 of regime cash from Assad's niece

The New Arab

UK seizes $30,000 of regime cash from Assad's niece

The niece of Bashar al-Assad, Anisseh Chawkat, was transferred almost $200,000 in Syrian regime funds between 2017-18, which she used to study ...

Between the Ottomans and the Entente

Usman Butt

Between the Ottomans and the Entente

Book Club: Stacy D. Fahrenthold’s new book offers insight into the politics of migrant communities and their connections to their countries of ...

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