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The Egyptian born midfielder, who has more than 4.8 million Twitter followers, posted: "My heart my soul, my support for you Palestine."

In-Depth: As violence rocks Israel and Palestine, Muslim and Christian Palestinians stand together in solidarity.

Is the Labour Party 'failing' Palestine?

Nick McAlpin

Is the Labour Party 'failing' Palestine?

In-depth: As Palestinians are facing increasing Israeli violence, can British party politics keep up?

Jewish groups express solidarity with Palestinians following Israeli attacks

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Jewish groups express solidarity with Palestinians following Israeli attacks

Jewish groups have stood up in solidarity with Palestine, condemning dispossession in Sheikh Jarrah and violence at Al-Aqsa Mosque.

Palestinian priest urges Christians to protect Jerusalem's Al-Aqsa Mosque

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Palestinian priest urges Christians to protect Jerusalem's Al-Aqsa Mosque

A Palestinian Catholic priest has called on Christians to protect the Al-Aqsa Mosque after Israeli forces injured hundreds of Muslim worshippers ...

Diana Alghoul

A shared sense of community with 'NHS does Ramadan'

The NHS does Ramadan page is bringing the Muslim community in the British healthcare system together in a time of extreme isolation and pressure.

The New Arab Staff

UK Labour leader facing criticism for Iftar withdrawal

Keir Starmer is being criticised for withdrawing from a Ramadan event because of an organisers support for a boycott of Israeli products.

The New Arab Staff

Labour reinstates Muslim councillor cleared of antisemitism complaint

A Labour Party panel found that East London councillor Puru Miah had not breached the party's rules on antisemitism.

Sylvain Mercadier

The KRG's mixed record with Iraq's Christian minorities

In-depth: Beyond the image of tolerance and coexistence promoted by Kurdish authorities, Christian communities in Iraqi Kurdistan have long ...

To Asian-Americans: Your Muslim compatriots stand with you

Hiba Rahim

To Asian-Americans: Your Muslim compatriots stand with you

Comment: Hiba Rahim offers solidarity and advice to her Asian American friends who are beginning to experience the same level of prejudice ...

The New Arab Staff & Agencies

Iraq pegs hopes on Pope's visit, but experts sceptical

Despite the apparent success of the papal visit, experts doubt that Iraq will regain popularity in the world anytime soon

Pope Francis prays for 'victims of war' in Mosul

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Pope Francis prays for 'victims of war' in Mosul

On the last day of his Iraq visit, Pope Francis prayed for "victims of war" in Iraq's Mosul, where the Islamic State group ravaged local ...

Pope Francis visits Iraqi Christians who suffered under IS

The New Arab Staff & Agencies

Pope Francis visits Iraqi Christians who suffered under IS

The heaviest deployment of security forces yet has been mobilised to protect the 84-year-old on what is perhaps his riskiest day in Iraq.

Shia Muslim powerhouse al-Sistani helped shape today’s Iraq

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Shia Muslim powerhouse al-Sistani helped shape today’s Iraq

The 90-year-old al-Sistani is the top Shia Muslim cleric in Iraq and a powerhouse in the Shia world, but his influence stretches beyond the ...

Pope to visit Iraq church damaged by IS militants

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Pope to visit Iraq church damaged by IS militants

For Christians, the IS reign dealt a blow to a population already shrinking since the security breakdown and rise of militancy that followed the ...

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Pope meets top Iraq Shia cleric in interfaith milestone

The two elderly, respected men of religion met at Sistani's humble home in the shrine city of Najaf on Saturday, the second day of the first-ever papal visit to Iraq.

Gaja Pellegrini-Bettoli

Iraqis welcome Pope as 'messenger of unity'

Pope Francis used the imagery of the fabrics that make up a carpet to illustrate how Iraq's single churches, each a thread, make up the ...

The New Arab Staff & Agencies

Pope urges Iraq to embrace its Christians on visit

Pope Francis opened his historic trip with a plea for Iraq's Muslims to embrace their Christian neighours as a precious resource.

The New Arab Staff

Will Pope Francis' visit help fix Iraq's many problems?

In-depth: Pope Francis' visit to Iraq is significant to Iraqis who have faced violence by scores of militant groups over previous years, but ...

Pope Francis will take back a piece of Iraq

The New Arab Staff & Agencies

Pope Francis will take back a piece of Iraq

Pope Francis said he will take a piece of Iraq with him and he hopes the country will 'heal'

The New Arab Staff & Agencies

Saudi-backed interfaith centre to leave Vienna

The King Abdullah bin Abdulaziz International Centre for Interreligious and Intercultural Dialogue will leave Vienna after critics say it ...

Pope urges end to violence on historic Iraq trip

The New Arab Staff & Agencies

Pope urges end to violence on historic Iraq trip

The pope is defying the pandemic and renewed security fears to make a "long-awaited" trip to comfort one of the world's oldest Christian ...

Pope Francis 'happy' to land in Iraq

The New Arab Staff & Agencies

Pope Francis 'happy' to land in Iraq

Banners all over Najaf have celebrated "the historic encounter, between the minarets and the church bells".

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