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Egyptians were left outraged after images emerged online showing a group of women celebrating with genitalia-shaped desserts.

Jordanian authorities in the northern city of Jerash are scrambling to contain an outbreak of coronavirus after an ice-cream vender tested positive.

Lebanon prepares for muted Ramadan celebrations under coronavirus lockdown

Nicholas Frakes

Lebanon prepares for muted Ramadan celebrations under coronavirus lockdown

Muslims in Lebanon are preparing for muted Ramadan celebrations amid a nationwide lockdown, but many are viewing it as an opportunity to get closer to their faith.

Cultural appropriation fail: Palestinians mock Israeli chef's 'beef knafeh'

The New Arab

Cultural appropriation fail: Palestinians mock Israeli chef's 'beef knafeh'

Knafeh has been appropriated by Israeli chefs again -- but this time with beef substituted into the sweet pastry dessert.

Saudis share videos of rare snowfall over desert kingdom

The New Arab

Saudis share videos of rare snowfall over desert kingdom

Residents of Tabuk shared jaw-dropping videos of Saudi Arabia's deserts covered in snow.

Sophia Akram

The original fashion trailblazer was a Muslim

A Muslim polymath, known as Ziryab, is said to have shaped many of the lifestyle and cultural traditions of Andalusia in the 9th century.

Elias Jahshan

The Bearded Bakers putting Palestine culture on the map

The New Arab Meets: The Bearded Bakers, a group of hirsute Arab-Australians, aiming to break down the stereotypes of Palestinians through ...

Paul McLoughlin

Where Oman conquered mountains: A journey through the interior

Culture: Oman's interior shows the historical harnessing of nature by man and how prosperity can come in the most challenging of environments.

Sami Rahman

An Eid to remember: Making it special for kids

As Eid approaches we look at ways to make the occasion more memorable for children.

#VeganRamadan: Sneak in these healthy truffles with Nouri Health

Diana Alghoul

#VeganRamadan: Sneak in these healthy truffles with Nouri Health

Truffles by Nouri Health are not only delicious, but a brilliant treat to bring to try to sneak healthy and vegan food into communal iftars.

Diana Alghoul

#VeganRamadan: The ultimate guide to making chia pudding

Chia puddings are the latest online craze, but what exactly is the best way to make the most perfect chia suhoor?

Iftar spots in London: Where to break your fast

Sami Rahman

Iftar spots in London: Where to break your fast

The rising multiculturalism in London means that Muslims are spoilt for choice when picking a place to break their fast. Here are some of our ...

Elderly Palestinians dream of returning to their stolen homeland

Rami Almeghari

Elderly Palestinians dream of returning to their stolen homeland

Feature: They lost their loved ones, their lands, their homes, but not their identity. The New Arab speaks to two elderly Palestinians who ...

Why #VeganRamadan is more than just eating vegan food

Diana Alghoul

Why #VeganRamadan is more than just eating vegan food

We've been blessed with another Ramadan. Welcome to the beginning of our guide for a healthy, plant based holy month.

Islamic State group '100 percent' defeated in Syria: Trump

The New Arab & agencies

Islamic State group '100 percent' defeated in Syria: Trump

President Donald Trump showed reporters two maps of the region - one showing large areas once held by the group and a second that showed no ...

The New Arab

Two brothers fight unemployment in Gaza with knafeh

To avoid joining the unemployment queues with many others in Gaza, brothers Muhammad and Karam set up a Palestinian dessert business from inside their own home.

Diana Alghoul

Five energy boosting meal ideas for suhoor

Ramadan series: If breakfast is the most important meal of the day, suhoor is the most vital meal to eat during Ramadan. We list some energy ...

Ruqaya Izzidien

I don't need your suhoor makeover, MAC

Comment: MAC's 'glamorous suhoor' makeup advert exposes its complete lack of understanding of Muslims and Ramadan, writes Ruqaya Izzidien.

Nuranisa Mohamed Ali

Top 7 places for iftar in London this Ramadan

Ramadan series: It's been a long day of fasting and you are ready to feast. Food blogger Noorie shares some ideas on where to break your fast ...

The surprising health benefits of fasting

Sami Rahman

The surprising health benefits of fasting

Ramadan series: It was ordained upon Muslims over 1,400 years ago but now scientists are agreeing that fasting can help prevent problems such as ...

Sami Rahman

The surprising health benefits of fasting

Ramadan series: It was ordained upon Muslims over 1400 years ago but now scientists are agreeing that fasting can help prevent problems such as ...

The hunt for authentic Palestinian cuisine at London's Maramia

Diana Alghoul

The hunt for authentic Palestinian cuisine at London's Maramia

Yalla, let's eat! Palestinian food is very particular, the flavours usually localised in ways only Palestinians can usually recognise: Maramia ...

Spare us the World Hijab Day tokenism

Ruqaya Izzidien

Spare us the World Hijab Day tokenism

Comment: The FCO event reminds us that Muslims are only ever discussed in binary. We are secular, liberated and good, or religious, extreme and ...

'We da best': Palestinians celebrate DJ Khaled knafeh doppelgänger

Diana Alghoul

'We da best': Palestinians celebrate DJ Khaled knafeh doppelgänger

Palestinians found a video of a 'DJ Khaled lookalike' serving knafeh in Nablus and they are unable to contain themselves...

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