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Yasmin Al-Najar


The New Arab asked Muslims what Eid means to them and how the pandemic has changed the way that they see the Festival of the Sacrifice.

20 July, 2021

As the UK enters the final stages of lockdown easing, one might easily forget the dedication of healthcare professionals throughout the Covid-19 pandemic. NHS, Social Care and Frontline Workers' Day is a timely reminder of their sacrifice.

08 July, 2021

Refugee Week commemorates the struggles and achievements of refugees across the world. Shining a fresh light on the consequences of conflict, it is our collective responsibility to do more to welcome those afflicted by war, writes Yasmin Al-Najar.

18 June, 2021

On the fourth anniversary of the Grenfell Tower fire, inquiries into the tragedy's circumstances have further excluded marginalised voices from appeal, and justice. The UK's inability to interrogate these divisions points to worrying trends ahead.

14 June, 2021

Often ignored, we explore how Lebanese and Syrian communities began to settle in Jamaica, and how their footprint has now cemented their place within Jamaican history.

07 May, 2021