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Congresswoman Rashida Tlaib has lashed out at Israel for refusing to vaccinate Palestinians against coronavirus, saying this is proof that Israel is 'a racist state.'

Joe Biden has delivered a speech promising unity and a fight against racism and division in the US.

Bomb threat at US Supreme Court ahead of inauguration

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Bomb threat at US Supreme Court ahead of inauguration

The US has arrested an Iranian academic on charges of acting as an agent of the Islamic Republic.

Togo Mizrahi: The stateless pioneer of Egyptian cinema

Giovanni Vimercati

Togo Mizrahi: The stateless pioneer of Egyptian cinema

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

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Trump leaves White House, skipping Biden inauguration

Donald Trump has left the White House, breaking with tradition as he finally leaves Washington.

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Joe Biden to end Muslim ban hours after inauguration

Joe Biden is set to issue new orders on key issues, including an end to the Muslim ban, hours after he assumes the US presidency.

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Trump pardons 73 people, including Steve Bannon

On his last day in office, Trump pardoned several people including controversial former aide Steve Bannon.

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'Pray' for Biden team, says Trump on last day

Outgoing President Donald Trump for the first time wished success to President-elect Joe Biden's incoming administration.

US soldier charged with plotting attack on 9/11 Memorial

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US soldier charged with plotting attack on 9/11 Memorial

A US soldier was arrested for allegedly trying to help the Islamic State attack targets that include the 9/11 Memorial in New York.

Khaled A. Beydoun

Trump's end may be just the beginning

Comment: The racism and white rage that Trump came to symbolise are deeply entrenched. Biden must commit to ending America's institutionalised ...

Iran hits Trump with last-minute sanctions

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Iran hits Trump with last-minute sanctions

Iran imposed sanctions on outgoing US President Donald Trump and several of his top aides and advisers.

Biden's Treasury pick takes stand against China trade abuses

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Biden's Treasury pick takes stand against China trade abuses

President-elect Joe Biden's pick to lead the US Treasury said the US will work to combat China's "abusive" trade practices.

Biden's success rests on America's reckoning with itself

Zaina Ujayli

Biden's success rests on America's reckoning with itself

Comment: The myth of American exceptionalism finally came tumbling down on January 6. Biden's success rests on his ability to lead ...

Biden, GOP leaders will attend church before inauguration

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Biden, GOP leaders will attend church before inauguration

Joe Biden has invited top Republican and Democratic congressional leaders to a bipartisan prayer before his inauguration.

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Dubai, party haven amid pandemic, faces its biggest surge

Dubai has promoted itself as the ideal pandemic vacation spot. It cannot afford otherwise, analysts say, as the virus shakes the foundations of the city-state’s economy

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Muslim ban-afflicted mothers wait for Biden to see children

Mothers who come from countries that are on Trump's Muslim ban list are counting down the days until Joe Biden becomes president to see their ...

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Biden team: US will not lift Covid travel bans

US President-elect Joe Biden's spokeswoman quickly dismissed Donald Trump's announcement that a Covid-19 ban on travelers arriving from much of ...

Rabyaah Althaibani and Nicholas Chanko

'Unity' in Yemen is the only path to survival

Comment: The success of Yemen's new government will rest on building trust between factions, as well as the actions of the incoming US ...

Riyadh appeals court slashes sentence of US-Saudi doctor

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Riyadh appeals court slashes sentence of US-Saudi doctor

Walid al-Fitaihi, a prominent US-Saudi doctor and motivational speaker, will no longer serve time in prison. Last month, he was sentenced to six ...

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What's behind long-awaited Palestinian polls?

The announcement of May elections comes more than 15 years after Palestine's last polls.

Trump considering presidential pardon for former aide Steve Bannon

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Trump considering presidential pardon for former aide Steve Bannon

Donald Trump is reportedly considering a presidential pardon for Steve Bannon, who has been charged with conspiracy to commit wire ...

CNN anchor under fire over 'orientalist' Iraq war tweet

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CNN anchor under fire over 'orientalist' Iraq war tweet

Wolf Blitzer posted a photo of National Guard troops in the Capitol and reminisced about Baghdad and Mosul, to the chagrin of many Twitter ...

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