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Doctors and faith leaders seek to allay concerns the Covid-19 vaccine invalidates the Ramadan fast.

Anti-French sentiments have been on the rise in Pakistan since the Charlie Hebdo magazine republished cartoons depicting the Prophet Mohammed lat year.

'I am Mohammed Saleem' campaigns against Islamophobia in UK

Tasnim Nazeer

'I am Mohammed Saleem' campaigns against Islamophobia in UK

The 'I am Mohammed Saleem' campaign, launched by British Muslim activist Maz Saleem, invites people to share their own lived experiences of Islamophobia and support by posting videos and testimonials.

The Ordinary Chaos of Being Human

Aishat Yusuff

The Ordinary Chaos of Being Human

Book Club: Marguerite Richards' anthology of global Muslim voices is a honest recollection of the human experience. From chaos to peace, ...

Kurds impose 10-day curfew in NE Syria

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Kurds impose 10-day curfew in NE Syria

As the number of cases across northeastern Syria rise, Kurdish authorities have imposed a curfew to stop the spread.

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'Immunised' Muslim pilgrims in Mecca as Ramadan begins

The policy of requiring pilgrims to be immunised has effectively raised the Grand Mosque's capacity during Ramadan to accommodate 50,000 Umrah pilgrims, according to state media.

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Putin foe Navalny 'sues prison for withholding Quran'

Alexei Navalny alleges that prison officials are refusing to give him the Muslim holy book, whose "deep" study was a "self-improvement" goal he ...

Brooke Anderson

Minneapolis authorities condemned for imposing curfew as Ramadan starts

The city's authorities, who imposed a curfew extending to multiple counties, have been condemned for failing to immediately issue a religious ...

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.

Muslim scholar calls for release of prisoners of conscience

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Muslim scholar calls for release of prisoners of conscience

Ali Al-Qaradaghi has appealed to Islamic governments to free prisoners of conscience.

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Ramadan breeds dread in crisis-hit Iraq

Faced with sharp price rises, a decline in the buying power of the dinar and rising unemployment, Iraqis enter the Muslim fasting month of ...

Tehran announces Ramadan starts Wednesday in Iran

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Tehran announces Ramadan starts Wednesday in Iran

Tehran, which is a majority Shia country, has announced that it will commence Ramadan on Wednesday.

Pilgrims gather around holy Mecca site as Ramadan begins

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Pilgrims gather around holy Mecca site as Ramadan begins

Muslims travel to the holy site of Mecca to mark the commencement of Ramadan.

<em>Muslims</em> start Ramadan under the shadow of the coronavirus

The New Arab Staff & Agencies

Muslims start Ramadan under the shadow of the coronavirus

The Holy month of Ramadan has commenced, with millions of Muslims across the world observing the month-long fast.

Christian women face death penalty over 'Quran sticker': Pakistan

The New Arab Staff

Christian women face death penalty over 'Quran sticker': Pakistan

Two Christian women face the death sentence in Pakistan after they removed from a locker, a sticker with a Quran verse on it whilst cleaning.

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Saudi Arabia approves shortened Taraweeh prayers for Mecca, Medina

A new 30-minute limit will be placed on the nightly Taraweeh prayers in mosques across the kingdom.

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Egypt, Lebanon announce Ramadan to start Tuesday

Egypt and Lebanon have announced that the holy month of Ramadan will begin on Tuesday.

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Mosque in France defaced with Islamophobic graffiti

Vandals defaced the walls of a mosque in western France with Islamophobic graffiti two days ahead of the start of the holy month of Ramadan, ...

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Suspected accomplice held in Vienna terror attack

Authorities in Vienna detained a man suspected of involvement in the deadly November attack that killed four people.

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

Muslim rights group sues Facebook over hate speech

Muslim Advocates claimed Facebook has breached a local consumer-protection law by failing to remove content that breached its own moderation ...

US Muslim rights group says drop 'Arab murder game'

The New Arab Staff

US Muslim rights group says drop 'Arab murder game'

CAIR has joined calls for game distributors to drop 'Six Days in Fallujah', which it slammed as an 'Arab murder simulator'.

Uighur women violated and repressed by Xinjiang's draconian policies

Ruth Ingram

Uighur women violated and repressed by Xinjiang's draconian policies

Uighur women and girls are not only enduring unspeakable cruelties in internment camps, subject to draconian sterilisation procedures, rape and ...

The future of learning Arabic in MENA post-pandemic

Sarah Markiewicz

The future of learning Arabic in MENA post-pandemic

Sarah Markiewicz unravels the beloved diversity of learning Arabic, its regional varieties, and how recent events in the region have thrust ...

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