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Book Club: Togo Mizrahi's extraordinary life story and films are unearthed in a new book by Deborah Starr.

Erik Estavillo is trying to take his frustration over Twitter's decision to 'ban' Trump from its platform to court.

Muslim official 'forced to remove hijab' in police custody

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Muslim official 'forced to remove hijab' in police custody

A Muslim elected official is filing a lawsuit in federal court in Alexandria, Virginia after she was forced to remove her hijab in police custody - which is illegal.

Italian party to sue government over Egypt arms sales

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Italian party to sue government over Egypt arms sales

The Green Italy party has said it will file a legal complaint over the government's continued arms sale to Egypt despite the murder of an ...

Democrat Pelosi narrowly re-elected as US House speaker

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Democrat Pelosi narrowly re-elected as US House speaker

Nancy Pelosi, the only woman to serve as US Speaker of the House, was narrowly re-elected to the position Sunday in a deeply divided new ...

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Congressman-elect Luke Letlow dead from Coronavirus-19

The Republican congressman-elect died from coronavirus-related complications.

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Fire at Cairo hospital kills seven coronavirus patients

A fire broke out in a hospital for coronavirus patients on the outskirts of Cairo, killing seven patients and injuring five others.

Sam Hamad

Italy-Egypt oil and weapons deals undermine justice for Regeni

Comment: Italy's PM Conte knows he can back the prosecution of Egyptian officials without undermining Italy's close trade and 'security' links ...

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'Three dead' in building collapse in Egypt

A dilapidated building collapsed in Egypt's Alexandria, killing at least three people.

For US progressives, the fight has only just begun

Brooke Anderson

For US progressives, the fight has only just begun

In-depth: Progressives and minority voters helped Biden across the finish line in key swing states. Now they want to make sure their policy ...

Asad Dandia and Hamzah Raza

American Muslims won this election

Comment: Biden's victory affirms the power of those on the margins to organise, assert their voices, and radically transform the political ...

Egypt holds second stage of parliament election

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Egypt holds second stage of parliament election

Supporters of authoritarian President Sisi are expected to be elected to the rubber-stamp parliament.

US House of Representatives to have three Muslim members

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US House of Representatives to have three Muslim members

Three Muslim politicians will sit in the new House of Representatives, as votes continue to be counted in the hotly contested US presidential ...

Muslim Congresswomen Rashida Tlaib and Ilhan Omar win re-election

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Muslim Congresswomen Rashida Tlaib and Ilhan Omar win re-election

Minnesota's Ilhan Omar and Michigan's Rashida Tlaib comfortably beat their Republican opponents.

New York progressive <em>Alexandria</em> Ocasio-Cortez wins second House term

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New York progressive Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez wins second House term

New York Representative Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez won a second term in Congress.

Brooke Anderson

Arab and Muslim candidates take on local US politics

In-depth: Aside from winning their races, Arab and Muslim politicians also have to win over sceptics.

Nour Odeh

US election 2020: What's at stake for Palestine?

Analysis: Trump's presidency has been a disaster for Palestinians, but Biden does not offer the kind of fundamental changes needed in US policy.

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First stage of Egypt parliament elections wraps up

The remaining deputies will be appointed by Egyptian President Abdel Fattah al-Sisi, whose government continues to silence any serious political ...

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Egyptians vote in second day of parliamentary elections

The second stage the vote is scheduled on Nov. 7-8 in the country’s 13 other provinces, including the capital Cairo and the Sinai Peninsula.

Egypt kills 49 in 'outrageous' mass executions: HRW

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Egypt kills 49 in 'outrageous' mass executions: HRW

Human Rights Watch has called for Egypt to 'immediately halt' carrying out death sentences.

Yousef Munayyer

The progressive vote and the 2020 election

Comment: The rapid growth of the progressive vote in America over the past four years reveals how voting patterns will continue to change in ...

Two Islamic State 'Beatles' plead not guilty in court

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Two Islamic State 'Beatles' plead not guilty in court

Two members of the "Beatles" Islamic State kidnapping cell pleaded not guilty in a US court to charges of conspiring to murder four American ...

Soura film festival's quest to normalise Mideastern queer stories

Jad Salfiti

Soura film festival's quest to normalise Mideastern queer stories

Middle Eastern queer cinema has yet to achieve a commercial blockbuster, but its ideas are being embraced, writes Jad Salfiti in this preview of ...

AOC withdraws from event commemorating 'bone crusher' Yitzhak Rabin

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AOC withdraws from event commemorating 'bone crusher' Yitzhak Rabin

Conflicting reports have emerged over whether the withdrawal is final, with Democratic insiders saying the decision could harm Joe Biden's ...

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