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Afghan President Ashraf Ghani urged for a ceasefire during a visit in Doha, where peace talks between government and Taliban representatives stalled.

Book Club: A Palestinian-American woman wrestles with faith, loss, and identity before coming face-to-face with a school shooter in Sahar Mustafah's searing debut.

As Lebanon grapples with collapse, refugees appeal for help

Abby Sewell

As Lebanon grapples with collapse, refugees appeal for help

Dispatch: Syrian refugees have been protesting outside UN offices in Lebanon demanding resettlement in third countries as their conditions deteriorate and war-torn Syria remains unsafe for their return.

Arab Americans rally behind Bernie Sanders in Michigan

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Arab Americans rally behind Bernie Sanders in Michigan

Michigan’s Arab American community laid on a traditional dabke dance for Bernie Sanders at his rally in Dearborn ahead of the primary vote on 10 ...

How French 'secularism' became a front for Islamophobia

Malia Bouattia

How French 'secularism' became a front for Islamophobia

Comment: President Macron has demonstrated once again that in France, inciting hatred or attacking a person's dignity is ok, if the target is ...

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Husband of Nazanin Zaghari-Ratcliffe to meet PM Boris Johnson

The husband of jailed dual-national Nazanin Zaghari-Ratcliffe has urged Prime Minister Boris Johnson to help secure her release.

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Sudan PM makes historic visit to rebel-held south

The visit by Sudanese Prime Minister Abdalla Hamdok marks the first by a senior government official in at least nine years.

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Envoys from 15 countries to visit troubled Indian Kashmir

Representatives from 15 countries will visit the disputed Kashmir region in a diplomatic visit spurned by the EU.

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Hundreds of Uighur refugee children are orphans in Turkey

Uighur children are being orphaned after their parents travel to China to visit family, never to be heard from again.

Zaghari-Ratcliffe's husband demands Johnson pressure Iran on detainee's release

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Zaghari-Ratcliffe's husband demands Johnson pressure Iran on detainee's release

Richard Ratcliffe and five-year-old daughter Gabriella stood outside Downing Street in London on Tuesday night along with other protesters to ...

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'Roads of death': Tunisia bus accident death toll rises

At least 26 people were killed when their bus careered into a ravine in the northwest of Tunisia, officials said in a new toll.

Nearly 50 percent of French Muslims have 'experienced discrimination'

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Nearly 50 percent of French Muslims have 'experienced discrimination'

Muslim women who wear the hijab reported experiencing the highest amount of discrimination.

Brazilian footballer Ronaldinho makes controversial visit to Haifa

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Brazilian footballer Ronaldinho makes controversial visit to Haifa

Former Brazilian footballer Ronaldinho posted a picture of himself in the Israeli city of Haifa.

Mum in French hijab row to sue politicians

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Mum in French hijab row to sue politicians

The controversy erupted last week when she wore a hijab during a school trip with her son and other children to the regional ...

Royal couple to meet Imran Khan during Pakistan visit

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Royal couple to meet Imran Khan during Pakistan visit

Prince William and his wife Kate arrived in Pakistan to a red carpet welcome, and are expected to meet Imran Khan, a friend of the late Princess ...

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Detained Zaghari-Ratcliffe to send daughter to Britain

Zaghari-Ratcliffe was arrested in April 2016 as she was leaving Iran after taking her then 22-month-old daughter to visit her family.

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Schools must 'avoid mothers in hijab' as trip volunteers

France's education minister has waded in on a debate about whether hijab-wearing mothers should be allowed to accompany children on ...

Diana Alghoul

How Israel's banning of Omar and Tlaib helps Palestine

While banning congresswomen Rashida Tlaib and Ilhan Omar from visiting Israel was done out of racism, the reactions that followed has been ...

Sabena Siddiqui

Muslim states and the Uighur conundrum

Nearly all Muslim majority countries have ignored the call by the UN Human Rights Council to investigate the situation in Xinjiang where Uighur ...

Escaping reality through music: Meeting Moody Kablawi

Sophia Akram

Escaping reality through music: Meeting Moody Kablawi

The New Arab Meets: Palestinian musician and producer Moody Kablawi from Haifa, who has been performing and touring internationally since he was ...

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Jordanians spooked by sweary, sexy Netflix original 'Jinn'

Jordanians were excited to watch the locally produced Netflix original - but many were wildly disappointed when 'Jinn' became available this ...

Can Iraq finally realise its potential for tourism?

Paul Iddon

Can Iraq finally realise its potential for tourism?

In-depth: With a $78 million budget allocation this year to repair its heritage sites and improve infrastructure, Iraq is in high hopes of ...

Uighur Muslim crackdown expands to Beijing and Shanghai

CJ Werleman

Uighur Muslim crackdown expands to Beijing and Shanghai

Whistleblowers report a new stage in the repression of Uighur identity has begun, in cities far from Xinjiang, writes CJ Werleman.

Pope visits Morocco to highlight migrants, Muslim ties Pope visits Morocco to highlight migrants, Muslim ties

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Pope visits Morocco to highlight migrants, Muslim ties

Pope Francis landed Saturday in Morocco for a trip aimed at promoting moderate Islam and showing solidarity with the plight of migrants ...

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