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"Let's disarm Islamophobia with kindness," Arsenal midfielder Mesut Ozil wrote on Twitter.

Comment: Biden's victory affirms the power of those on the margins to organise, assert their voices, and radically transform the political landscape, write Asad Dandia and Hamzah Raza.

Arab and Muslim candidates take on local US politics

Brooke Anderson

Arab and Muslim candidates take on local US politics

In-depth: Aside from winning their races, Arab and Muslim politicians also have to win over sceptics.

Four-year-old Palestinian girl dies after being shot

The New Arab

Four-year-old Palestinian girl dies after being shot

Four-year-old Rafif Qara'een arrived unconscious at a hospital in Jerusalem on 21 May with 'severely traumatic brain injuries'.

A Ramadan like no other

Malia Bouattia

A Ramadan like no other

Comment: Malia Bouattia contemplates what a Ramadan under lockdown can teach us about resistance to injustice, and resilience in times of ...

Diana Alghoul

Sisterhood shines as Muslim women face Ramadan under lockdown

Many Muslim women under lockdown miss their friends and family, but for them, sisterhood knows no distance.

Mariam Khan

British Muslims are keeping community spirit alive this Ramadan

Ramadan in lockdown still feels fractured, but new creative online spaces and efforts to care for the vulnerable are a testament to thriving ...

Tahmina Begum

Virtual Ramadan: How technology is helping Muslims stay connected

From virtual Iftars to live-streamed calls to prayer, technology has helped Muslims stay connected during Ramadan under lockdown.

Diana Alghoul

Five herbal infusions to beat fatigue in late Ramadan

Tea is healthy, relaxing, versatile and incredibly delicious. Here are five infusions to make to nourish your mind and body this Ramadan.

Ramadan, kids and quarantine - a survival guide

Sami Rahman

Ramadan, kids and quarantine - a survival guide

Ramadan can be challenging at the best of times, but throw a pandemic, quarantine and school closures into the mix, and it can seem like an ...

The New Arab & agencies

Coronavirus takes a toll in Sweden's immigrant community

Sweden's immigrant communities have been hit harder than most by the outbreak of Covid-19.

#VeganRamadan: Mudardara recipe, a lentil champion

Diana Alghoul

#VeganRamadan: Mudardara recipe, a lentil champion

Mudardara is a beautiful, earthy dish that is famous across the Levant. Here's how to make it.

Ramadan in ruins for Idlib family

The New Arab & agencies

Ramadan in ruins for Idlib family

Tareq Abu Ziad and his family break the Ramadan fast on the remains of their home in the Syrian town of Ariha.

British Muslims go digital for socially-distanced Ramadan

Emily Lewis

British Muslims go digital for socially-distanced Ramadan

A group of tech-savvy British Muslims has seized the unique opportunity provided by this 'socially-distanced' Ramadan to channel their digital ...

Pandemic Ramadan, poverty and the politics of blame

Khaled A. Beydoun

Pandemic Ramadan, poverty and the politics of blame

Comment: Images of armed, angry, white men openly violating stay-at-home orders, in contrast with those of shuttered mosques, tell a story of ...

The New Arab

Mesut Ozil donates $100,000 to feed Muslims during Ramadan

Footballer and philanthropist Mesut Ozil has donated enough money to provide iftar packages to some 16,000 Muslims observing Ramadan in Somalia, Syria and Turkey.

Kamal Afzali

How to stay in shape during Ramadan lockdown

The New Arab caught up with IFBB Pro Bodybuilder and world record-holding powerlifter Greg Doucette, who has trained Muslim athletes for many ...

The New Arab

Pakistan parliament speaker tests positive for Covid-19

Pakistan's parliamentary speaker Asad Qaiser has tested positive for the novel coronavirus disease.

The New Arab

Ramadan: Conservative MP fasting to 'share' experience with Muslims

A Tory MP has announced that he is observing fasting during the month of Ramadan, in an effort to better understand his Muslim constituents.

Lebanese, refugees prepare Ramadan meals for cash

Gasia Ohanes

Lebanese, refugees prepare Ramadan meals for cash

An NGO in Lebanon is using its Ramadan meal donation campaign to provide livelihoods to vulnerable Lebanese, Palestinian and Syrian youth.

The New Arab & agencies

Pakistanis flock to markets and mosques as Ramadan starts

In a snub to Prime Minister Imran Khan's leadership, Pakistan's powerful military on Friday urged people to pray at home, warning the "next 15 ...

The Middle East at war with coronavirus

The New Arab & agencies

The Middle East at war with coronavirus

Malls in the United Arab Emirates reopen, Iran says it is no longer at 'red status' and Muslims begin fasting under coronavirus lockdown. These ...

How coronavirus has changed the way Muslims celebrate Ramadan

Austin Bodetti

How coronavirus has changed the way Muslims celebrate Ramadan

This year, Ramadan will bear little resemblance to the celebrations that have coloured Islam's history for centuries.

Unprecedented virus lockdown as Muslims mark Ramadan

The New Arab & agencies

Unprecedented virus lockdown as Muslims mark Ramadan

The holy month of Ramadan begins under unprecedented social restrictions across the world, preventing the traditional mass prayers and large ...

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