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Comment: China is couching Uighur exploitation in Xinjiang's cotton fields in the language of counter-terrorism. Everyone in the supply chain should be held accountable, writes Malia Bouattia.

Comment: The Egyptian and French presidents are attempting to control the meaning of Islam to enact their domestic, authoritarian agendas, writes Sam Hamad.

Far-right French politician proposes 'internment camps for radicalised Muslims'

The New Arab Staff

Far-right French politician proposes 'internment camps for radicalised Muslims'

The bill's author, Guillaume Peltier, is a former member of the far-right party National Front.

The glorious hype and ugly reality of French values

Yasser Louati

The glorious hype and ugly reality of French values

Comment: For the leader of a supposedly free and secular republic, Macron's attempt to preside over the lives of French Muslims is an affront to ...

Separatism: Bringing Islam and France's Muslims to heel

Raphaël Kempf

Separatism: Bringing Islam and France's Muslims to heel

Comment: In France, lawmakers are dreaming of giving carte blanche to the intelligence police, allowing them to say who is 'too Muslim' to be ...

The New Arab Staff

British women, children held in 'barbaric' Syria camps: report

A report has exposed the 'barbaric' conditions British women and children are kept in in Syria.

The New Arab Staff

France could reduce visas to Maghreb due to 'radicalisation'

The Minister of the Interior Gérald Darmanin presented a list of 231 individuals France wants to expel due to suspicions of ...

The New Arab Staff & Agencies

Iraq hangs 21 'terrorism' convicts: medics, police

The Iraqi men from various provinces had all been convicted under a 2005 Counter-Terrorism Law, which carries the death penalty, but there were ...

The New Arab Staff

France is no champion of free speech, Amnesty says

Muslims' freedoms of speech and religion are not defended in France, Amnesty International said this week.

Four children 'terrorised' by French police during anti-terror raid

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Four children 'terrorised' by French police during anti-terror raid

The parents of four children, three of Turkish and one of Algerian descent, have accused police of terrorising their kids in an anti-terror raid.

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French minister in Algiers to discuss terrorism, immigration

French Interior Minister Gerald Darmanin is in Algeria to discuss extremism and immigration.

Trio on trial for helping Barcelona jihadist attack cell

The New Arab Staff & Agencies

Trio on trial for helping Barcelona jihadist attack cell

Three men will go on trial facing charges of aiding the perpetrators of two 2017 jihadist attacks that killed 16 in Spain's Barcelona and ...

French interior minister holds Tunisia talks on Islamist extremism

The New Arab Staff & Agencies

French interior minister holds Tunisia talks on Islamist extremism

French Interior Minister Gerald Darmanin held talks on how to tackle Islamist radicalisation, after a deadly attack in Nice last month.

Palestinian immigrant honoured for saving Vienna officer during attack

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Palestinian immigrant honoured for saving Vienna officer during attack

Osama Joda, a 23-year-old Muslim immigrant, was hailed as a hero for risking his life to save a police officer during a terror attack in Vienna.

Vienna gunman: IS supporter who 'fooled' the system

The New Arab Staff & Agencies

Vienna gunman: IS supporter who 'fooled' the system

The 20-year-old attacker who was shot dead by police in Vienna following the deadly assault, was a convicted supporter of the Islamic State (IS) ...

The New Arab Staff & Agencies

New arrest after France church attack, security tightened

A 47-year-old is being questioned by French police in connection to Thursday's deadly attack at a Nice cathedral.

The New Arab Staff & Agencies

Imran Khan accuses Macron of 'attacking Islam'

Imran Khan accused French President Emmanuel Macron of "attacking Islam", after the European leader criticised Islamists and defended the ...

Mobashra Tazamal

Dismantling the counterterror narrative is long overdue

Comment: The language and logic of counter-terrorism established by the US has been used to justify a devastating spectrum of Muslim persecution ...

The New Arab Staff & Agencies

Egypt's Al-Azhar hits back at Macron's 'racist' Islam remarks

Al-Azhar's religious scholars have accused Emmanuel Macron of hate speech after the president said Islam was 'in crisis' worldwide.

Macron says Islam 'in crisis', unveils anti-radicalism plan

The New Arab Staff & Agencies

Macron says Islam 'in crisis', unveils anti-radicalism plan

Macron insisted "no concessions" would be made in a new drive to push religion out of education and the public sector in France.

The New Arab Staff & Agencies

Paris attack 'clearly act of terrorism': French interior minister

Seven people are being held in connection with the attack outside Charlie Hebdo's former office.

Stop using Islam as the yardstick for white terrorism

Mobashra Tazamal

Stop using Islam as the yardstick for white terrorism

Comment: On her show, TV host Joy Reid cast Islam and Muslims as the standard for radicalisation in the US, ignoring the country's own ...

For dissidents, Egypt has crossed a chilling new threshold

Sam Hamad

For dissidents, Egypt has crossed a chilling new threshold

Comment: Sisi's heavy-handed persecution of Hassan instils fear and paranoia that will ultimately cause Egyptians at home and abroad to think ...

To Muslim-Americans, Trump calling protesters 'terrorists' is nothing new

Imrul Islam

To Muslim-Americans, Trump calling protesters 'terrorists' is nothing new

Comment: The abuses Trump's agents have perpetrated on protesters in Portland were already painfully routine among immigrants and Muslim ...

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