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Meet the Arab American volunteers rallying voters for Biden

Brooke Anderson

Meet the Arab American volunteers rallying voters for Biden

In the hotly contested 2020 election, local organisers are mobilising Arab and Muslim communities in key swing states to make sure their votes count.

Date of publication: 29 October, 2020

The Arab American Republicans voting for Trump

Yousef H. Alshammari

The Arab American Republicans voting for Trump

In-depth: Over a third of Arab Americans polled say they prefer Donald Trump - an indication that many still gravitate towards the Republican Party.

Why US elections present Syrians with a complex dilemma

Amr Salahi

Why US elections present Syrians with a complex dilemma

Syrian Americans have been affected by Trump's discriminatory policies and his 'Muslim ban' but many of them fear that a Biden presidency will ...

Progressivism, Palestine and the next US president

Florence Dixon

Progressivism, Palestine and the next US president

The New Arab Meets: Palestinian-American scholar Yousef Munayyer to discuss ...

Dubai to stock Israeli-grown wine from occupied Golan Heights

The New Arab Staff

Dubai to stock Israeli-grown wine from occupied Golan Heights

The Israeli wine will be available at hotels, restaurants and shops in Dubai, where only non-Muslims are legally allowed to drink.

Trump invites anti-immigrant campaigner Nigel Farage on campaign trail

The New Arab Staff

Trump invites anti-immigrant campaigner Nigel Farage on campaign trail

The US president invited the Brexit Party founder on to the stage at a campaign rally in Arizona despite Covid-19 restrictions against the entry of British nationals.

US warns of strikes on Riyadh amid Houthi attacks

The New Arab Staff & Agencies

US warns of strikes on Riyadh amid Houthi attacks

The US embassy in Riyadh warned American citizens to 'stay alert' after a string of Houthi attacks.

UK's Labour broke law under left-wing leader: anti-Semitism report

The New Arab Staff & Agencies

UK's Labour broke law under left-wing leader: anti-Semitism report

The long-awaited report by the Equality and Human Rights Commission has found damning instances where Corbyn's former leadership team ...

Saudi wounds French consulate guard in Jeddah knife attack

The New Arab Staff & Agencies

Saudi wounds French consulate guard in Jeddah knife attack

A Saudi citizen wounded a guard at the French consulate in Jeddah.

The New Arab Staff

Turkey summons French diplomat over Charlie Hebdo Erdogan cartoon

Turkish authorities have promised to take 'legal and diplomatic' action against the French satirical magazine.

Trump, Biden battle for Florida on same day

The New Arab Staff & Agencies

Trump, Biden battle for Florida on same day

Trump and Biden are rallying voters just hours apart in the strategic swing state of Florida.

Philadelphia protests erupt over police killing of Black man

The New Arab Staff & Agencies

Philadelphia protests erupt over police killing of Black man

A Black man whose family said suffered from mental health issues was killed by police in Philadelphia, sparking protests in the US city days ahead of the presidential election.

The New Arab Staff & Agencies

Lebanon, Israel in new day of maritime border talks

Lebanon and Israel have entered the day in maritime border talks under UN and US auspices to allow for offshore energy exploration

'Real risk' of Turkey sanctions over Russian arms: US

The New Arab Staff & Agencies

'Real risk' of Turkey sanctions over Russian arms: US

Turkey faces a 'real risk' of US sanctions for testing the Russian S-400 air ...

First delegation of Israeli high-tech companies visits UAE: reports

The New Arab Staff

First delegation of Israeli high-tech companies visits UAE: reports

Representatives from more than a dozen Israeli tech companies are in the United Arab Emirates to establish ties with the Gulf state, according to reports.

Early US numbers reach half of total 2016 turnout

The New Arab Staff

Early US numbers reach half of total 2016 turnout

Democrats lead among the high number of early votes but election day remains up in the air, analysts say.

Khamenei says Macron's support for Prophet cartoons 'stupid act'

The New Arab Staff & Agencies

Khamenei says Macron's support for Prophet cartoons 'stupid act'

The defence of cartoons depicting the Prophet Mohammed is a "stupid act" by France's President Emmanuel Macron, Iran's supreme leader said.

Algeria president transferred to German hospital: official

The New Arab Staff & Agencies

Algeria president transferred to German hospital: official

Just days after reports of suspected coronavirus cases among his aides, Algeria's President Abdelmadjid Tebboune was transferred to a hospital.

Call to remove Israeli football song insulting Prophet Muhammad

The New Arab Staff & Agencies

Call to remove Israeli football song insulting Prophet Muhammad

The head of the Joint List of Arab-Israeli parties, Ayman Odeh called for the removal of a "racist" song by far-right Israeli football fans ...

The New Arab Staff & Agencies

Kuwait's boycott of French goods over cartoons expands

Kuwait's Union of Consumer Co-operative Societies said 60 of its 69 stores had pulled French-made products, as a movement to boycott French products expands.

French government shuts down major Muslim charity

The New Arab Staff

French government shuts down major Muslim charity

French authorities have shut down the Muslim charity BarakaCity, which operates in 26 countries, with Interior Minister Gerard Darmanin accused it of ‘taking pleasure in justifying terrorist acts’.

UK-Iranian 'hostage' Zaghari-Ratcliffe due back in Tehran jail

The New Arab Staff & Agencies

UK-Iranian 'hostage' Zaghari-Ratcliffe due back in Tehran jail

Nazanin Zaghari-Ratcliffe faces a new court appearance in Tehran and will be taken back to jail.

Alessandra Bajec

Palestine's olive harvest marred by rising Israeli settler violence

In-depth: Attacks by Israeli settlers against Palestinians often intensify during the crucial olive harvest season.

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