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Heritage with a twist: In the first of our Ramadan Stories From The Kitchen series, Sara Ezzeldin Saeed shares her unexpected cooking journey and the recipe for her homemade creation.

Struggling to pick your next book over Ramadan? The New Arab has compiled a guide of must-read Muslim stories from across the literary spectrum.

Oman's Dhofar enters partial lockdown as Covid-19 cases spiral

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Oman's Dhofar enters partial lockdown as Covid-19 cases spiral

Oman's Dhofar governorate has entered a partial lockdown in response to a rise in coronavirus cases.

For Syrian refugees in Lebanon, a tough Ramadan

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For Syrian refugees in Lebanon, a tough Ramadan

Amid a serious economic crisis and lack of assistance towards refugees, Syrians in Lebanon celebrate Ramadan in poverty.

East London mosque feeds NHS workers for <em>iftar</em>

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East London mosque feeds NHS workers for iftar

An East London mosque may be unable to open its doors for iftar but it can still provide meals to NHS workers and the poor.

The New Arab Staff

Oman imposes night-time Ramadan lockdown as Covid-19 cases surge

Oman has imposed a night-time partial lockdown throughout Ramadan as coronavirus cases increase at a worrying rate.

The New Arab Staff

Israel prevents Al-Aqsa call to prayer as Ramadan begins

Palestinian presidential spokesman Nabil Abu Rudeineh called for the international community to take 'serious action' after Israeli forces ...

The New Arab Staff

US President Joe Biden sends Ramadan greetings to Muslims

The US president sent his 'warmest greetings' to Muslims in around the world ahead of the first Ramadan fast.

The New Arab Staff

WHO urges Arabic-language Ramadan dramas to cut smoking scenes

The global health body called for the advertising of tobacco and smoking products to be banned from Ramadan dramas.

Muslim leaders battling misconceptions on vaccines, fasting this Ramadan

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Muslim leaders battling misconceptions on vaccines, fasting this Ramadan

Top clerics have said that getting the coronavirus vaccine does not invalidate a fast, but local community leaders are working hard to reassure ...

The New Arab Staff

Arsenal's Mesut Ozil calls to 'disarm Islamophobia with kindness'

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

American Muslims won this election

Asad Dandia and Hamzah Raza

American Muslims won this election

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

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.

Erdogan attacks opposition mayors over coronavirus aid

The New Arab & agencies

Erdogan attacks opposition mayors over coronavirus aid

Erdogan accused his opposition of creating 'a state within a state' after mayors took their initiative to ease the social and financial impact ...

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 ...

Coronavirus takes a toll in Sweden's immigrant community

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.

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