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Comment: Impressive support for the bill reflects a growing sense among Democrats that Israel should be treated like any other country, and be accountable to US law, writes Mitchell Plitnick.

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

Muslim Congresswomen Rashida Tlaib and Ilhan Omar win re-election

The New Arab Staff

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 Alexandria 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.

The progressive vote and the 2020 election

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 ...

The New Arab Staff

US Congresswoman Rashida Tlaib wins Michigan Democratic primary

US Representative Rashida Tlaib, the first Palestinian American woman in Congress, is on her way to retaining her seat following a victory in the Democratic primary election.

Josh Ruebner

Thanks to Ocasio-Cortez, Congress could finally hold Israel accountable

Comment: Rep. Ocasio-Cortez is showing real leadership by firmly grounding her opposition to Israeli annexation in Palestinian human and ...

The New Arab

Rashida Tlaib wears Palestinian thobe to Trump's SOTU speech

Tlaib has used her unique political platform to speak out against Donald Trump.

The New Arab

Progressive Democrats condemn Trump's sham 'Deal of the Century'

Prominent Democratic voices have slammed the 'peace plan' as a 'sham', 'theft' and a 'political stunt'.

Congress votes to curb Trump's war power on Iran

The New Arab & agencies

Congress votes to curb Trump's war power on Iran

The United States Congress has adopted a largely symbolic resolution aimed at curbing President Donald Trump's power to take military action ...

The New Arab

Muslim US congresswomen targeted by Israeli fake news campaign

An Israel-based operation has targeted the Muslim US congresswomen by publishing over 1,000 fake news posts per week to over 1 million ...

US Democrats slam White House 'endorsement' of Israeli settlements

The New Arab

US Democrats slam White House 'endorsement' of Israeli settlements

More than 100 Democrats said the move 'endangered security' and 'damaged' the US' moral standing.

US Representative visits to occupied West Bank village

The New Arab

US Representative visits to occupied West Bank village

US Democratic Representative Andy Levin visited a village in the south of the occupied West Bank, where he witnessed Israel cutting the water ...

Trump demands Israel bar Muslim congresswomen Omar and Tlaib

The New Arab

Trump demands Israel bar Muslim congresswomen Omar and Tlaib

US President Donald Trump has urged Israel to bar two congresswomen from visiting the Jewish state in a tweet accusing the pair of anti-Semitism.

Israel bars US lawmakers Omar, Tlaib from entry: Report

The New Arab

Israel bars US lawmakers Omar, Tlaib from entry: Report

Israel's Interior Minister has reportedly barred two US congresswomen from entering Israel just days before they were due to visit the Jewish ...

The New Arab

Congresswomen Tlaib, Omar 'secretly landing in Israel on Friday'

US lawmakers Ilhan Omar and Rashida Tlaib will reportedly land in Israel ahead of schedule amid reports that Israel's leader is trying to block the visit.

The New Arab

Israeli NGO petitions to ban Ilhan Omar from Israel

A petition launched by Israeli NGO Shurat Hadin, also known as the Israeli Law Centre, filed a motion to ban US Congresswomen Ilhan Omar from ...

The New Arab

Ilhan Omar mocks racist trolls after trip to Ghana

Congresswoman Ilhan Omar mocks Trump's ‘send her back’ attack by posting a travel picture to Ghana with Speaker Nancy Pelosi.

The New Arab & agencies

US Congress votes to condemn boycott of Israel

Somali-American lawmaker Ilhan Omar and Palestinian-American Congresswoman Rashida Tlaib have been outspoken in their support for BDS.

Trump demands Congresswomen he insulted apologise to US, Israel

The New Arab

Trump demands Congresswomen he insulted apologise to US, Israel

US President Trump has demanded that ethnic-minority Congresswomen he insulted apologise to US and Israel for 'horrible things they have said'.

The New Arab

Israel to allow Tlaib-Omar visit 'out of respect'

Israel will allow Congresswomen Ilhan Omar and Rashida Tlaib to enter the state for an official visit in a few weeks, the US envoy to Israel ...

Who are the Squad and what do they represent?

Sami Rahman

Who are the Squad and what do they represent?

Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez, Ilhan Omar, Ayanna Pressley and Rashida Tlaib – also known as the Squad – have all been targets of ...

‘Let 'em leave’: Trump renews racist attack on congresswomen

The New Arab & agencies

‘Let 'em leave’: Trump renews racist attack on congresswomen

The US president has come under fire for his xenophobic comments, but a recent poll finds a majority of Republicans agree with his racist ...

US House of Representative condemns Trump’s ‘racist comments’

The New Arab & agencies

US House of Representative condemns Trump’s ‘racist comments’

In an extraordinary move, the US House of Representatives has formally condemned President Donald Trump for xenophobic language directed at ...

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