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Comment: Pennsylvania is a key battleground state, and our sizeable Arab and Muslim community has a vital role to play in the 2020 election and beyond, writes Al-Sharif Nassef.

In-depth: Five years have passed since Russia's intervention in Syria's war began.

Thousands rally against France's Macron in Jerusalem

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Thousands rally against France's Macron in Jerusalem

President Macron should be held accountable 'for the acts of violence and chaos in France', a Jerusalem cleric said on Friday.

How US blackmail pushed Sudan to normalise Israel ties

Nour Odeh

How US blackmail pushed Sudan to normalise Israel ties

Analysis: The normalisation deal between Sudan and Israel was the result of political and financial extortion by the Trump administration.

Germany asks Libya's Sarraj to delay resignation

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Germany asks Libya's Sarraj to delay resignation

Fayez al-Sarraj is set to step down at the end of the month.

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Saudi Arabia angers India with independent Kashmir banknote

India has requested Saudi Arabia take 'corrective steps' over the banknote showing Kashmir as an independent nation.

Mobashra Tazamal

In Trump's America, Muslims feel the impact of Islamophobia

The New Arab Meets: CAIR National Executive Director Nihad Awad to discuss the Muslim community's fight against Islamophobia in Trump's America.

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In protest stronghold, Algerians divided over constitutional vote

Many Algerians are torn over whether to vote in a contentious constitutional referendum this week.

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Former Turkey premier Yilmaz dies at 73

Mesut Yilmaz led the Motherland Party during the turbulent '90s, overseeing three governments before an election defeat to Turkey's ruling AKP.

New arrest after France church attack, security tightened

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New arrest after France church attack, security tightened

A 47-year-old is being questioned by French police in connection to Thursday's deadly attack at a Nice cathedral.

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Emirati bid for Interpol presidency would 'damage' reputation: NGOs

A coalition of 19 NGOs wrote to the international police body's secretary-general to express their 'deep concern' over Raisi's candidacy.

UK won’t charge UAE minister for alleged sexual assault

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UK won’t charge UAE minister for alleged sexual assault

Prosecutors in the UK said that they would not bring any charges against the UAE Minister for Tolerance after a British woman accused him of ...

Algeria to vote on a constitution dismissed by protests

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Algeria to vote on a constitution dismissed by protests

Algerians are set to vote on a constitutional referendum the government touts as heralding a 'new republic' that has been rejected by the ...

Qatar gives Oman $1 billion cash injection

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Qatar gives Oman $1 billion cash injection

Qatar has pumped $1 billion into Oman, after money woes brought on by the coronavirus crisis and low oil prices.

Amnesty urges F1 against 'sportswashing' Saudi human rights abuses

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Amnesty urges F1 against 'sportswashing' Saudi human rights abuses

Amnesty has urged F1 drivers to speak out in solidarity with Saudi human rights defenders.

Farah-Silvana Kanaan

Hariri's comeback met with scorn and apathy in Lebanon

In-depth: Saad Hariri is back by unpopular demand after winning the backing of a narrow majority, almost exactly a year after he resigned amidst an unprecedented civil uprising.

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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.

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Saudi wounds French consulate guard in Jeddah knife attack

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

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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 ...

Kuwait's boycott of French goods over cartoons expands

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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 ...

The New Arab Staff

Angered Palestinian shoemaker engraves Trump's name on shoes

The 57-year-old shoemaker says he wants to put Trump's name on the 'lowest thing' - the shoe.

Egypt condemns Prophet Muhammad cartoons, calls for ban

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Egypt condemns Prophet Muhammad cartoons, calls for ban

President Sisi and Al-Azhar have both condemned the publication of cartoons of the Prophet Muhammad in France.

Qatar government to investigate body search airport claims

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Qatar government to investigate body search airport claims

Over a dozen female passengers were allegedly examined for signs of childbirth, after a newborn baby was found abandoned at Doha airport on 2 ...

Rights groups slam Lebanon's block of new worker contract

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Rights groups slam Lebanon's block of new worker contract

A Lebanese judicial council decision to strike down a new work contract for foreign domestic workers has been slammed.

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