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Muslims should shun 'un-Islamic' wedding celebrations, the All India Muslim Personal Board said.

The hardline Islamist group has urged members to avoid "corrupt and illegal practices" regarding polygamy.

Wedding fever grips Gaza amid coronavirus lockdown

Khuloud Rabah Sulaiman

Wedding fever grips Gaza amid coronavirus lockdown

With wedding halls closed, couples in Gaza have settled for small and simple home ceremonies instead of traditionally elaborate celebrations.

Iraqi woman receives $3 million in dowry

The New Arab

Iraqi woman receives $3 million in dowry

An Iraqi man paid his future wife $3 million in dowry, considered the highest amount in Iraq’s history.

Aleppo 2017: It's only going to get worse

Kyle W. Orton

Aleppo 2017: It's only going to get worse

Comment: The moral cost of allowing Assad's forces and allies to behave as they choose is being an accomplice to the mass-murder in Aleppo and ...

The New Arab & agencies

Islamic State recaptures Palmyra after Syria army withdrawal

The Islamic State group took control of the ancient city of Pamyra citadel on Sunday, just hours after reports suggested Russian airstrikes forced the militants out

The New Arab

IS militants down Syrian regime jet near ancient Palmyra

IS-affliate Amaq news agency reported on Saturday that IS militants downed a Syrian warplane near the Jazal oil fields west of the city.

The New Arab & agencies

Syrian regime fighting Islamic State on edge of Palmyra

Islamic State extremists battled Syrian regime forces on the outskirts of Palmyra, the ancient town from which they were chased out eight months ...

The New Arab

Syrian regime struggles to sustain fight on divided fronts

As the Syrian regime continued their advance in Aleppo, its forces suffered a surprise assault from IS militants in Palmyra, highlighting how ...

Iranian conference focuses on 'police racism' in the US

Al-Araby al-Jadeed staff

Iranian conference focuses on 'police racism' in the US

Iran is hosting a conference with a theme focusing on alleged police brutality and racism against African-Americans.

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