The New Arab Logo

Breaking News

The March 5-8 trip is expected to provide a sorely-needed spiritual boost to Iraq's beleaguered Christians while furthering the Vatican's bridge-building efforts with the Muslim world.

Comment: Genuine dialogue requires a respectful space, and if you're not white, you won't find it on Barnett's Woman's Hour, writes Ruqaya Izzidien.

Myanmar junta warns public not to hide fugitive protesters

The New Arab Staff & Agencies

Myanmar junta warns public not to hide fugitive protesters

Burmese forces have arrested hundreds of people since the military took power in a coup two weeks ago.

Myanmar protesters block arrests, UN demands Suu Kyi's release

The New Arab Staff & Agencies

Myanmar protesters block arrests, UN demands Suu Kyi's release

Human rights protesters have taken to the streets against a military coup in Myanmar.

Turkish union chief urges call to <em>prayer</em> from moon

The New Arab Staff

Turkish union chief urges call to prayer from moon

The 'gift of divine peace' must be recited on the moon and in space, the head of a Turkish religious workers' union has said.

The New Arab Staff & Agencies

Pope voices 'solidarity with people of Myanmar'

"I pray that those in power in the country will work... towards the common good."

The New Arab Staff

More Muslim apps selling data to US military-linked X-Mode

The apps now revealed to have links with X-Mode have been downloaded by millions of users around the world.

The New Arab Staff & Agencies

Biden orders masks, travel clampdown in war on Covid

New US President Joe Biden got to work on tackling the coronavirus pandemic on his first full day in power.

The New Arab Staff & Agencies

Biden, GOP leaders will attend church before inauguration

Joe Biden has invited top Republican and Democratic congressional leaders to a bipartisan prayer before his inauguration.

Muslim app sold data to US government-linked firm

The New Arab Staff

Muslim app sold data to US government-linked firm

Salaat First had been downloaded by more than 10 million times on Android.

Sofia Nitti

Iraqi Christians face an uphill battle for survival

In-depth: There are hopes that Pope Francis' historic visit could be a turning point for Iraqi Christians, a community ravaged by war and ...

Revolt Against the Sun: When the political is personal

Nahrain Al-Mousawi

Revolt Against the Sun: When the political is personal

Book Club: Nazik al-Mala'ika was one of the most important Arab poets of the twentieth century. Revolt Against the Sun presents her key works in ...

Athens' first mosque reopens on Christmas Day

The New Arab Staff

Athens' first mosque reopens on Christmas Day

The Greek capital's first mosque has been allowed to reopen on Christmas Day after it was closed due to the coronavirus pandemic

Kuwaitis lambast appointment of all-male parliamentary committee for women

Kamal Afzali

Kuwaitis lambast appointment of all-male parliamentary committee for women

News of the appointment of three Islamists to a committee for women's rights was roundly criticised by Kuwaiti social media users, including ...

Denmark's women-led Mariam Mosque: Unorthodox reformation or overdue recognition?

Jad Salfiti

Denmark's women-led Mariam Mosque: Unorthodox reformation or overdue recognition?

Sherin Khankan and a group of Islamic academics founded the women-led Mariam Mosque in Copenhagen in 2016, sparking a debate among mainstream ...

The New Arab Staff

British man sentenced to jail for mosque knife attack

Daniel Horton has been sentenced to seven years in jail for stabbing an elderly prayer leader at a central London mosque.

The New Arab Staff & Agencies

Family recounts Palestinian teen's last hours before Israeli shooting

Parents, relatives and friends recount the final hours of Ali Abu Alya, who was killed when the Israeli Army used live ammunition to disperse a ...

The New Arab Staff & Agencies

Tunisian charged over fatal French church stabbings

Police shot and seriously injured 21-year-old Tunisian national Brahum Aouissaoui, who was charged after his condition in hospital improved.

The New Arab Staff & Agencies

Prayers for peace at Ethiopian 'refugee church' in Sudan

Hundreds of Orthodox Christians attended the biggest mass at Jibreel church since it reopened to refugees at Um Raquba camp near the border with ...

Iraqis renew protests in solidarity after violence

The New Arab Staff & Agencies

Iraqis renew protests in solidarity after violence

Protests erupted in several Iraqi cities one week after deadly clashes took place between anti-government protesters and supporters of a ...

The New Arab Staff

ACLU demands records on Muslim prayer app data gathering

The advocacy group submitted a Freedom of Information act (Foia) request on Thursday alongside CUNY Law School’s Clear clinic.

Halima Aden acted with integrity, Muslim twitter should too

Yousra Samir Imran

Halima Aden acted with integrity, Muslim twitter should too

Comment: Aden's choice to quit fashion unleashed a torrent of opinions on Muslim twitter about the hijab, showing a shocking lack of respect for ...

MuslimPro's 'data sale' is not just an outrageous betrayal

Mobashra Tazamal

MuslimPro's 'data sale' is not just an outrageous betrayal

Comment: MuslimPro's sharing of private data with brokers who passed it on to US military exposed its Muslim users to the lethal consequences of ...

French users sue Muslim app over alleged military links

The New Arab Staff & Agencies

French users sue Muslim app over alleged military links

French users of a Muslim prayer app accused of selling data that ended up with the US army are suing the company, their lawyers said ...

Most Popular

Most Popular