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The New Arab Staff

Marta Vidal


Marta Vidal is a freelance journalist currently doing research on Portugal’s Islamic past.

Residents, shop owners and activists are organising themselves to prevent multinational corporations from taking over one of the oldest neighbourhoods in Jordan's capital.

03 April, 2020

Already too familiar with the brutality of the Janjaweed, Darfuri refugees are connecting the atrocities committed in Khartoum to the widespread human rights abuses perpetrated in Darfur since 2003.

15 August, 2019

Feature: For over 500 years, most of Portugal was governed by Islamic rulers. Although not many monuments from this period survived, Portugal is replete with traces of its Islamic past.

13 June, 2019