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Researching Islam, Muslims and the Internet

Cardiff Muslim Community 1961 I've

Via Cardiff UK Islam Centre, I've discovered a gem of a COI film about Muslims in Cardiff, made in 1961. Read More…

Kenya Hotel Attack

Breaking coverage on the Kenya attack: Read More…

Hayat Tahrir al-Sham

AFP/Rudaw, Al-Qaeda's shadow still hangs over Syria's Idlib: analysts
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Religious Opinion on Online Purchases

Arab Times, ‘Nothing is wrong in purchasing through Internet, social media’
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The Internet is Exposing the Lives of Iran's 'Aghazadeh' or 'Noble' Youth

al Bawaba, The Internet is Exposing the Lives of Iran's 'Aghazadeh' or 'Noble' Youth Read More…

Borneo 'Fake News' Event

Borneo Bulletin, Curbing fake news spread: A fight we must wage as one united nation
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Dark Web Analysis

Politico, How Britain grapples with nationalist dark web (long-read)

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Rahaf al-Qunun: updated

Rahaf al-Qunun situation updated: Read More…

Digital Piety in Bangladesh: A Psychosocial Analysis

Sayeed al-Zaman, Digital Piety in Bangladesh: A Psychosocial Analysis (ResearchGate)
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KSA activism appeal

NBC, Sister of jailed female activist appeals to Pompeo on eve of Saudi trip
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Sufi Art

al-Jazeera, Qatari artist Yasser Al Mulla: Drawing a Sufi controversy
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ISIL Rehab

Sinem Koseoglu, al-Jazeera, Should ex-ISIL fighters be rehabilitated?
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Gender and Sexuality

BBC News, 'It is possible to be Muslim and a lesbian'
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KSA Women

NYT, Saudi Women, Tired of Restraints, Find Ways to Flee
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Populism, Extremism and New Media

International Conference on Populism, Extremism and New Media. January 11-12, 2019. University of Padua, Italy. Read More…

Somalis in the UK

'See my Dunya' is a new film on Somali communities in Manchester. Read More…

'How to be a Muslim Woman'

Here's information on the podcasts of the excellent BBC Radio 4 series How to be a Muslim Woman. Read More…

UK IS members captured

Telegraph, British family among latest suspected Isil members captured in Syria  Read More…

Uighur Intellectuals Persecuted

NYT, China Targets Prominent Uighur Intellectuals to Erase an Ethnic Identity
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AQAP bot

Jihadoscope, AQAP bot (via Twitter) Read More…

Condor

IMDb, Condor starting a discussion on this recent programme, which links into issues associated with Islam and Muslims. Read More…

Nas Daily

The Conversation UK, Nas Daily: Palestinian blogger delivers upbeat message to millions – but he can afford to - Read More…

Amazon Product Removal

CNN, Complaints prompt Amazon to remove products that are offensive to Muslims
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Mauritania's musical tradition kept alive by the internet

al Jazeera, Mauritania's musical tradition kept alive by the internet, 6 Jan 2019 Read More…

SMS Divorce Notification

CNN, Saudi women to be notified of divorce by text message Read More…

Ottoman Era Photos Digitised

The Iris, Ottoman-Era Photographs Take on New Meaning in Their Digital Life
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#MeToo Egypt

CNN, Egypt's #MeToo moment targets street harassment
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New IS media group

Tweet from Jihadoscope on new IS media group:

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Deradicalisation in the Netherlands

Liesbeth van der Heide, Bart Schuurman, Reintegrating Terrorists in the Netherlands: Evaluating the Dutch approach, Journal for Deradicalization
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Les Mis in Iran

AFP/i24News, Broadway hits Iran with unique take on 'Les Miserables', navigating religious taboos
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