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The New Arab Meets: Founder and CEO of The Ramadan Tent Project, Omar Salha. Omar is considered a pioneer of cultural diplomacy in the UK and his events have inspired a wealth of public, multi-faith events throughout the month of Ramadan and beyond.

01 April, 2024

In the shade of the sun examines the relationship between politics and aesthetics by the next-gen of Palestinian artists. Weaving practices through soft expressions and radical politics, In the shade of the sun futureproofs the Palestinian symbol.

26 October, 2023

As gender-based spiritual ceilings continue to shatter, Muslim women are finding new ways to interrogate and appreciate their faith. The New Arab speaks to 7 women about uncovering and experiencing Islam's inherent beauty on their own terms and time.

12 April, 2023

In celebration of International Women’s Day 2022, The New Arab spoke to Muslim women on how they are planning to #BreakTheBias this year.

08 March, 2022

We're highlighting the best newsletters by women of colour on the internet, and those you should definitely sign up to.

07 March, 2021

Book Club: Winner of the International Prize for Arabic Fiction 2019, Voices of the Lost, is celebrated Lebanese writer Hoda Barakat's latest must-read novel.

19 February, 2021

Book Club: A new anthology of stories by British Muslim women exploring romance and desire proves to be a powerful and nuanced response to stereotypes.

18 November, 2020

Book Club: Hossein Kamaly celebrates the groundbreaking achievements of extraordinary women in the history of Islam.

25 June, 2020

From virtual Iftars to live-streamed calls to prayer, technology has helped Muslims stay connected during Ramadan under lockdown.

19 May, 2020

Ramadan under lockdown is a chance for British Muslims to reflect and ask the questions they've always wanted to know about their parents' lives.

29 April, 2020