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President Donald Trump, who is refusing to concede election defeat, injected new volatility by firing his defense secretary.

Comment: Politifact found that the president has been truthful only 31 percent of the time, writes Imad K. Harb.

Can a headless chicken continue to lead the world?

Imad K. Harb

Can a headless chicken continue to lead the world?

Comment: Politics in the United States is in a state of unprecedented chaos and confusion not two months into the presidency of Donald Trump, Imad Harb writes.

Islamophobia after Trump

Lawrence Pintak

Islamophobia after Trump

Comment: Trump's political reality show is about to be cancelled, but in quiet corners of America, extremists of a different variety continue to ...

Reinvention versus Trumpism

Robin Yassin-Kassab

Reinvention versus Trumpism

Comment: America is well-placed to adjust and reinvent itself, in part thanks to its diverse population. Refusing to do so would herald cultural ...

The New Arab

Rubio, Cruz attack Trump in GOP debate

Republican presidential hopefuls Marco Rubio and Ted Cruz used Thursday's GOP debate to attack billionaire front runner Donald Trump in a bid to stop his lead.

The New Arab

US Republicans slam Obama over Iran deal

A historic US-Iran nuclear deal to end sanctions on Tehran has been met with scorn and criticism from some sections of the Republican Party in ...

Al-Araby al-Jadeed staff

American Muslims react to GOP hate-fest

Blog: The fifth debate for Republican presidential candidates on Tuesday evening in Las Vegas was a competition of fear-mongering and hate ...

The New Arab

National security centre stage at GOP presidential debate

National security dominated the fifth Republican presidential debate with candidates competing to look tough on terrorism and making highly ...

Trump and Cruz to clash in GOP debate

The New Arab & agencies

Trump and Cruz to clash in GOP debate

Republican front-runner Donald Trump is set to clash with rising star Ted Cruz in Tuesday's Republican presidential debate, while the event ...

Al-Araby al-Jadeed & agencies

Donald Trump denies planning Jordan trip

The Republican presidential candidate has rejected reports that he planned to visit the majority-Muslim kingdom, as he faces calls to be banned ...

Trump's xenophobia is a symptom of America's toxic politics

Mohammad Ali Musawi

Trump's xenophobia is a symptom of America's toxic politics

Donald Trump's xenophobic and racist utterings about immigrants, Muslims and others should come as no surprise given the poisonous political ...

Republican frontrunners show their ignorance

Tom Charles

Republican frontrunners show their ignorance

Comment: When it comes to the Middle East, neither Trump nor Carson are in any way capable. But one will be fighting for the US ...

Syrian refugees at centre of ill-tempered American political dispute

Al-Araby al-Jadeed & agencies

Syrian refugees at centre of ill-tempered American political dispute

Syrian refugees are forced into the political spotlight in the United States election season, as Republicans are determined to stop President ...

Republicans intensify opposition to Syrian refugees after Paris attacks

Al-Araby al-Jadeed & agencies

Republicans intensify opposition to Syrian refugees after Paris attacks

Opposition politicians in the United States have intensified their opposition to letting thousands of Syrian refugees come to the US in the wake ...

Al-Araby al-Jadeed & agencies

Egypt antiquities officials scoff at Carson pyramid claims

Egyptian antiquities officials have disputed claims by US Republican presidential candidate Ben Carson that Egypt's ancient pyramids were not built as pharaonic tombs but used to store grain.

Al-Araby al-Jadeed staff

Ben Carson says pyramids were grain silos not tombs

US Republican presidential hopeful Ben Carson has stood by remarks he made in a 1998 speech that the Great Pyramids of Giza ...

Tom Charles

Here's another Bush setting Republican Middle East policy

Comment: Even if he loses the race to the White House, Jeb Bush's ideas for a messianic US role in the region chime strongly with party donors, ...

Al-Araby al-Jadeed staff

Bernie Sanders embraces Islamophobia victim: 'We must stand together'

Blog: US presidential hopeful Bernie Sanders spoke on a public stage with an American Muslim student about her experiences of politicians' ...

US Muslims angry at new wave of Islamophobia US Muslims angry at new wave of Islamophobia

Mohammad Ali Musawi

US Muslims angry at new wave of Islamophobia

American Muslims reacted with anger to what many see as a growing wave of Islamophobia fuelled by the Republican Party’s most popular ...

AAAJ and agencies

Muslim Americans welcome first New York Eid school holiday

For the first time, more than 1,800 public schools in New York will close for the Muslim festival of Eid al-Adha, marking a milestone in the ...

'No Muslim should be president' says US presidential candidate

AAAJ and agencies

'No Muslim should be president' says US presidential candidate

Republican presidential candidate Ben Carson has said that a Muslim should not be the president of the United States, days ...

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