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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 violent history, writes Mobashra Tazamal.

Comment: Sisi's heavy-handed persecution of Hassan instils fear and paranoia that will ultimately cause Egyptians at home and abroad to think twice before speaking out, writes Sam Hamad.

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 Americans, writes Imrul Islam.

Dropping the word 'jihadi' won't fix UK police racism

Malia Bouattia

Dropping the word 'jihadi' won't fix UK police racism

Comment: Interrogating the impact of words means little if the policies which legitimise racist ideologies related to Muslims continue to exist, ...

UK Muslim police group campaigns to drop 'jihadi' terminology

The New Arab Staff

UK Muslim police group campaigns to drop 'jihadi' terminology

A Muslim group is urging for British police to change the way it describes extremism.

The New Arab Staff

HTS seeks 'moderate rebrand' to secure seat in negotiations

The secretive leader of the jihadist group HTS has undertaken an intense public relations campaign in Idlib, revealing his true identity and trying to present a more moderate image.

The New Arab & agencies

US Congress ramps up China pressure over Uighur camps

The US House of Representatives voted with just one dissent in favour of the Uighur Human Rights Act.

The New Arab & agencies

Charge IS fighters with war crimes: EU justice agency

An EU-backed body has said that IS should not only be treated as a terrorist group, but also as a 'party to a non-international armed conflict'.

The New Arab

The Iraq Report: Kadhimi takes aim at pro-Iran militias

While hailed as a show of force by Iraq's new premier against malign Iranian influence, the arrest of pro-Iran militants may be little more than ...

The Iraq Report: Islamic State is making a comeback

The New Arab

The Iraq Report: Islamic State is making a comeback

The forces of the Islamic State are once more on the march.

Alia Alex Čizmić and Ricard Gonzalez

No, radical Islam has not taken root in Bosnia

Islam adopted a more prominent role within Bosnian society after the country's bloody civil war, but radical interpretations have never taken ...

<em>Radicalisation</em>, Islamism and transnational politics: The Universal Enemy

Usman Butt

Radicalisation, Islamism and transnational politics: The Universal Enemy

Book Club: Seeing the jihadi project as another form of universalism is the audacious argument by Darryl Li in his new book The Universal Enemy.

Syrian regime recaptures symbolic town of Kafranbel: monitor

The New Arab

Syrian regime recaptures symbolic town of Kafranbel: monitor

A symbolic town that was among the first to rebel against Damascus has been recaptured by regime forces, a monitor said on Tuesday.

A year on since It's Not About The Burqa

Tahmina Begum

A year on since It's Not About The Burqa

Book Club: With Brexit and new heights of Islamophobia in the UK, The New Arab speaks to some of the contributors about what they have learnt ...

Knee-jerk counter-terror bill won't make the UK any safer

Fahad Ansari

Knee-jerk counter-terror bill won't make the UK any safer

Comment: It's high time the government took a step back, and adopted a more reflective approach to counter-terrorism, writes Fahad Ansari.

Sumaiyya Naseem

10 Minutes 13 Seconds In This Strange World

Book Club: Elif Shafak's latest novel chronicles the life and relationships of a prostitute in Istanbul while celebrating the misfits, especially those who stick together in life and death.

Narjas Zatat

Brotherhood: Oscar-nominated film on Tunisia's returned jihadists

The short has collected 60 awards in 48 countries, including the 2018 Carthage Film Days’ Tanit d’Or and the Best Canadian Short Film at the ...

The New Arab

US military claims 'success' in hacking Islamic State

Documents released by the National Security Archive at George Washington University offer the most detailed look at Washington's 'Operation ...

The New Arab

UK 'Islamists' get more jail time than far-right extremists

A new report by a London-based think tank found that Muslim terrorists spend more time behind bars than right-wing extremists.

It's not Extinction Rebellion that's the problem, it's Prevent

Aniqah Choudhri

It's not Extinction Rebellion that's the problem, it's Prevent

Comment: Criticism of Prevent for briefly including Extinction Rebellion misses the point - it's a racist, scheme that fosters fear and ...

The New Arab & agencies

Indonesia uses drones to count mosques to monitor radicalisation

A government-led project aims to create a census of mosques from across Indonesia as part of efforts to tackle radicalisation.

British children of IS recruits could be repatriated

The New Arab & agencies

British children of IS recruits could be repatriated

The United Kingdom may repatriate four British children of Islamic State recruits from a Syrian camp if their mother does not return with them.

#WhatIdlibTaughtMe: Hashtag pays tribute to resilience of Idlib’s people

The New Arab

#WhatIdlibTaughtMe: Hashtag pays tribute to resilience of Idlib’s people

Activists on Twitter have launched a new hashtag to inform people of the resilience of Idlib’s people as indiscriminate airstrikes continue to ...

Czech mosque vandalised with death threats following Islamophobia uptick

The New Arab & agencies

Czech mosque vandalised with death threats following Islamophobia uptick

Czech police are treating graffiti threatening to kill Muslims scrawled on a mosque as property damage, rather than a hate crime.

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