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Comment: Let us not mistake political necessity for courage. Republicans who should have spoken out long ago are partly to blame for the violence in Washington, writes Imrul Islam.

French police shoot dead 'Generation Identity' attacker

The New Arab Staff

French police shoot dead 'Generation Identity' attacker

French media reports indicate the man threatened a North African shopkeeper with a weapon before being shot dead by police.

Muslim group threatened 'on day of Christchurch attack'

The New Arab Staff

Muslim group threatened 'on day of Christchurch attack'

A Muslim women's council told a closed-door inquiry they were warned of a threat against mosques on the day of the Christchurch attack but were ...

'White' minus privilege: Census erases Middle Easterners, North Africans

Sarah Essa

'White' minus privilege: Census erases Middle Easterners, North Africans

Comment: By refusing to count us, the US census denies us our share of the whopping $800 billion in funding allocated according to census ...

Sam Hamad

The propaganda trips helping Assad get away with murder

Comment: Spreading Assad and Putin's propaganda, these personalities are shamelessly pushing the narrative of a genocidal Syrian regime, writes Sam Hamad.

Sam Hamad

Hamza Yusuf is not your friend

Comment: Hamza Yusuf has failed to defend America's Muslims and his presence on the Commission only endorses Trump's Islamophobic rhetoric, ...

Paul McLoughlin

Syria Weekly: Will China fund post-war reconstruction?

With Russia and Iran suffering from US sanctions and the EU still resisting pressure to pay for reconstruction, China could be key to rebuilding ...

Sahar F. Aziz

Banning the Muslim Brotherhood aims to criminalise Muslim dissent

Comment: Ultimately, the freedom to dissent guaranteed by the First Amendment will no longer apply to Muslims, writes Sahar Aziz.

Banning the Brotherhood will further alienate US Muslims

Sam Hamad

Banning the Brotherhood will further alienate US Muslims

Comment: Designating the Muslim Brotherhood as 'terrorists' allows Trump to reinforce his right-wing agenda, and rubber stamps Sis's ...

The New Arab

Trump supporters 'blame Muslims' for Paris Notre Dame fire

Even after the Notre Dame fire was declared accidental, figures on the far-right took to the internet to blame Muslims and claim it's ...

Far-<em>right</em> Dutch group training members at combat camps

The New Arab

Far-right Dutch group training members at combat camps

A Dutch far-right group are sending new recruits to training camps in France.

Mass murder on the internet

Wilson Dizard

Mass murder on the internet

Comment: In a twist of injustice, the Christchurch mass murderer has, with the aid of the internet, managed to muffle the story of his victims, ...

Germany to review asylum case of pro-Assad Syrian

The New Arab

Germany to review asylum case of pro-Assad Syrian

Germany has said it will review the asylum case of Kevork Almassian, a pro-Assad Syrian who traveled to Germany in 2015. Almassian works under a ...

No, the yellow vests movement isn't Europe's Arab Spring

Sam Hamad

No, the yellow vests movement isn't Europe's Arab Spring

Comment: The violence and extreme politics associated with the yellow vests is far removed from the Arab Spring's push for egalitarianism, ...

Sam Hamad

We need to talk about anti-Zionism

Comment: A vision of Israel as the world's only evil is a blinkered form of anti-Zionism, writes Sam Hamad.

Sadek Hamid

Claims of racist pseudoscience at Cambridge University

Comment: There's a risk that racist pseudoscience could be used to rationalise policies against minorities in the UK, writes Sadek Hamid.

The New Arab

Saudi ex-intelligence chief 'scapegoated over Khashoggi' met Trump team

A report has claimed that a recently-sacked Saudi intelligence chief met with US President Trump's team prior to his inauguration to discuss ...

Wilson Dizard

Look to Israel for a glimpse of future America

Comment: American politics is starting to look disturbingly like Israeli hasbara-style politics, writes Wilson Dizard.

I see you, Bashar al-Assad

Omar Sabbour

I see you, Bashar al-Assad

Comment: Assad may have finely tuned his propaganda machine, but history must remember him for what he is; a traitor of the Syrian people, ...

Sadek Hamid

No, London has not fallen to Islam

Comment: Worryingly, the harmful 'Islamisation of the west' narrative is gaining traction in the mainstream media, writes Sadek Hamid.

Silencing Arab and Muslim women

Ruby Hamad

Silencing Arab and Muslim women

Comment: When you are an Arab woman in the public eye, almost anything you say can and likely will be used against you, writes Ruby Hamad.

Steve Bannon backs UK's Boris Johnson in burqa row

The New Arab & agencies

Steve Bannon backs UK's Boris Johnson in burqa row

US alt-right figure Steve Bannon has said Boris Johnson should not 'bow' to 'political correctness' following his ...

Selling a phoney peace in Syria

Sam Hamad

Selling a phoney peace in Syria

Comment: By allowing French aid to be directly distributed by the Russian army, France's president Macron is endorsing Russian hegemony over ...

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