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Comment: Netanyahu's political future may still look unsure, but his explicit support for a fanatic, right-wing alliance has helped pave their way into the Knesset, writes David Sheen.

Comment: Power politics and the pursuit of profits are driving the West's enabling of the RSS and other Hindu extremist groups in India, writes Arif Rafiq.

Pakistan PM condemns 'Islamophobic' Charlie Hebdo cartoons

The New Arab Staff & Agencies

Pakistan PM condemns 'Islamophobic' Charlie Hebdo cartoons

Imran Khan called on the UN General Assembly to declare an international day to combat Islamophobia.

Anti-Shia protesters march for second day in Karachi

The New Arab Staff & Agencies

Anti-Shia protesters march for second day in Karachi

Vast crowds of men thronged downtown Karachi - Pakistan's largest city and a major business and industrial hub - many of them waving pro-Sunni ...

The standing monuments of American apartheid

Khaled A. Beydoun

The standing monuments of American apartheid

Comment: America must choose whether to accept or resist Trump's vision that casts protesters, not violent police, as the country's evil ...

The New Arab Staff

Father of police shooting victim Jacob Blake recites Quran

A clip of the father of Wisconsin man Jacob Blake reciting part of the Quran has gone viral.

Hanan Zaffar

The violent toll of Hindu nationalism on India’s Christians

The rise of Hindu nationalism has fuelled unprecedented vigilante violence against India's Christians.

Aadam Muuse

To honour George Floyd, make this moment count

Comment: George Floyd's death has brought a window for change. Now is the time to listen to the activists who’ve been laying the groundwork for ...

Khaled A. Beydoun

Between virus and violence: Being Muslim in India

Comment: India's state-sanctioned Islamophobia has singled out the country's 201 million Muslims and scapegoated them as disseminators of ...

Muslims are fearful in a hate filled India

The New Arab

Muslims are fearful in a hate filled India

Muslims are being demonised, alienated, and attacked in India like never before. Violence against the country’s biggest minority has ...

The New Arab

Half of India's police believe Muslims 'naturally' commit crimes

A new study reveals the extent of prejudice against Muslims in the Indian police force, including a large percentage who advocate mob justice.

McDonald's faces boycott in India for serving halal meat

The New Arab

McDonald's faces boycott in India for serving halal meat

Right-wing groups call for a boycott of McDonalds for catering to the food requirements of a minority community

Six acquitted over India cow <em>vigilante</em> murder of Muslim

The New Arab

Six acquitted over India cow vigilante murder of Muslim

The family of a murdered Muslim farmer say they will appeal a decision to acquit six people accused of killing him in a vigilante ...

There's a reason why burqa bans just don't work

Sophia Akram

There's a reason why burqa bans just don't work

Comment: The Netherlands is the latest country in Europe to have banned face coverings in public places. But these far-right appeasing bans are ...

Hamza Yusuf's endorsement of Trump a step too far

Khaled A. Beydoun

Hamza Yusuf's endorsement of Trump a step too far

Comment: By going to work with the Trump administration, Yusuf leaves scores of Muslim Americans questioning his leadership, writes Khaled A. ...

The New Arab & agencies

Indian Muslim man attacked by Hindu mob dies

An Indian man who was tortured and forced to shout Hindu slogans by a mob has died in hospital.

The New Arab & agencies

Man killed by Hindus in India 'after slaughtering cow'

Indian police said one was killed and three injured in an attack by a mob while they were skinning a dead ox, in the latest case of so-called ...

David Sheen

Israel to fund Jews-only booze cruises

Comment: The Israeli government's crusade against mixed couples is a bigoted and futile policy, writes David Sheen.

The New Arab & agencies

Rohingya militants massacred Hindu villagers: Amnesty

A new amnesty report says Rohingya militants killed 53 Hindus Myanmar's Rakhine last August.

Statelessness and suffering: Black lives don't matter in Israel

David Sheen

Statelessness and suffering: Black lives don't matter in Israel

Comment: Netanyahu's defunct UN migrant deal is a stark reminder of how little black lives matter in Israel, writes David Sheen.

Hadani Ditmars

Holy week hypocrisy, Canadian style

Comment: Religious leaders in Canada are right to speak out against hate crimes at home, but their double standards when it comes to ...

Conflict fuelling arms exports to Middle East, Asia: Report

The New Arab & agencies

Conflict fuelling arms exports to Middle East, Asia: Report

Weapons exports to the Middle East have more than doubled in the last five years, according to a new study.

Ethnic cleansing of Myanmar's Rohingya Muslims continues, UN says

The New Arab & agencies

Ethnic cleansing of Myanmar's Rohingya Muslims continues, UN says

Some 700,000 Rohingya have fled over the border to Bangladesh since violence erupted in August, with horrifying testimonies emerging of ...

<em>Vigilante</em> <em>violence</em> reminds us how little #BlackLivesMatter in Israel

David Sheen

Vigilante violence reminds us how little #BlackLivesMatter in Israel

Comment: People are finally speaking out against Netanyahu's migrant expulsion policy, but they must also insist the government rolls back its ...

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