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Diana Alghoul

Diana Alghoul


Diana is a British-Palestinian journalist at The New Arab who is mainly involved in news and feature writing. She holds a degree in International Politics and a Masters degree in War Studies from King's College London. Prior to newsroom journalism, she worked as a political analyst and has been active with NGOs. 

Areas of focus: Palestine-Israel, Yemen, Muslims in the Western world, culture, lifestyle, and spiritual wellness. 

Follow her on twitter: @yinfinitewrites

The family of Donya Rad, an Iranian woman whose photograph of her eating at a restaurant in Tehran with no hijab, fear for her safety after announcing she was arrested.

30 September, 2022

Iranians have called for the abolition of the so-called morality police after Mahsa Amini, 22, died after being beaten in their custody for not wearing what they deemed as proper hijab.

17 September, 2022

Towards the end of a statement condemning Israeli airstrikes on Syria, Hamas quietly announced that it will 'restore relations' with the brutal Assad regime

15 September, 2022

The New Arab Meets: Ahed Tamimi, the young Palestinian known for her resistance against Israel's brutal occupation, but very little is known about her vulnerable side. In a new co-authored book with Dena Takruri, we find out more about her story.

02 September, 2022

States of Journalism series: Our coverage of Palestine is unique because it is honest, integral, and gives a 360-degree view of the situation, rather than politicised snippets of events. Our secret recipe? Telling the truth.

29 July, 2022

Paulo Pinheiro, the UN's Chair of the Independent International Commission of Inquiry on Syria, said refusing to renew the border crossing in the country's northwestern region will have a dire impact on the humanitarian situation

29 June, 2022

Ekin-Su Culculoglu, an actress of Turkish descent, has entered the Love Island villa - leaving Middle Eastern fans feeling represented and other viewers in awe at the way she quickly caused 'carnage'.

10 June, 2022

A symbol of resistance or an emo kid's accessory in 2006? The Palestinian keffiyeh has a history that makes it a central part of Palestine's culture and must be preserved during and outside of World Keffiyeh Day.

11 May, 2022

Revoking abortion as a constitutional right in the United States is a scary step for women, but to say it's a step toward the 'Sharia Supreme Court' is Islamophobic and inaccurate, writes Diana Al Ghoul

05 May, 2022

Book Club: When Ruzina Ahad realised the self-help section is rich with different philosophies and religions except for Islam, she decided to take matters into her own hands by teaching her readers how to dream, dua and do.

02 March, 2022