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Comment: MuslimPro's sharing of private data with brokers who passed it on to US military exposed its Muslim users to the lethal consequences of US state surveillance, argues Mobashra Tazamal.

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

How Minnesota's Somali community helped vote Trump out

Brooke Anderson

How Minnesota's Somali community helped vote Trump out

In-depth: Amid large-scale grassroots campaigning and growing political influence, Minnesota's Somali community has become a key voting bloc in the swing state.

Britain's equalities watchdog is missing something crucial: BAME representation

Taj Ali

Britain's equalities watchdog is missing something crucial: BAME representation

Comment: If the EHRC can't root out racial discrimination under its own roof, asks Taj Ali, what hope is there it will do an effective job at ...

Kamala Harris leads record wave of elected women

The New Arab Staff & Agencies

Kamala Harris leads record wave of elected women

Kamala Harris is set to become the first female vice president in United States history; she will also be the first Black or South ...

Dalia Mogahed

Biden won the election... now what?

Comment: America's deep-rooted structural challenges will not go away with the inauguration of President Biden, and correcting these inequalities must be a priority, writes Dalia Mogahed.

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 ...

Abed Ayoub and Khaled A. Beydoun

President Biden must reward Arab Americans for their support

Comment: Biden's campaign understood that Arab and Muslim voting blocs are essential for victory, his future administration should govern ...

Sam Hamad

Close the door on your way out, Mr Trump

Comment: Trump's electoral defeat is just a single blow against the authoritarianism that he represents. Biden's work to defend democracy begins ...

How Arabs and <em>Muslims</em> flipped Michigan blue for Biden

Brooke Anderson

How Arabs and Muslims flipped Michigan blue for Biden

In-depth: Through diligent organising and outreach, Arab and Muslim communities delivered for Joe Biden in Michigan.

The New Arab Staff

Biden intends to scrap 'Muslim ban' upon taking office

US president-elect Joe Biden intends to lift Trump's controversial 'Muslim ban' when he takes office in January.

Harris becomes first <em>Black</em> woman, South Asian elected VP

The New Arab Staff & Agencies

Harris becomes first Black woman, South Asian elected VP

Black, South Asian and a woman: Kamala Harris has made history with her appointment as VP.

Arab, Muslim voters 'swung Michigan for Biden', polling shows

Taufiq Wan

Arab, Muslim voters 'swung Michigan for Biden', polling shows

Early polling shows that Arab and other ethnic minority voters may have been a crucial factor in Joe Biden's Michigan victory.

It's here: What to watch on US Election Day

The New Arab Staff & Agencies

It's here: What to watch on US Election Day

The candidates hold distinctly different views on everything from climate change to taxes to racial injustice.

Voting for a freer, more democratic world

Rasha Mubarak

Voting for a freer, more democratic world

Comment: As a Palestinian-American woman voter in Florida, I know what is needed to enfranchise my community and overcome the suppression ...

Dalia Mogahed

Partisanship, not piety, predicts political views

Comment: While religion has the power to inspire, legitimise and manipulate, a new study shows it has little bearing on political positions, writes Dalia Mogahed.

Ella Linskens

Everything you wanted to know about Arab-American voting intentions

The New Arab Meets: Arab American Institute Executive Director Maya Berry to discuss her community's role in the upcoming US election.

The New Arab Staff

Saudi Arabia reopens Umrah pilgrimage to foreigners

Saudi Arabia reopened the Umrah pilgrimage to foreign visitors on Sunday, authorities confirmed.

Hiba Rahim

Notes from an American Muslim in Florida's Republican Panhandle

Comment: In the swing state of Florida, where Trump courts communities he seemingly holds in contempt, every single vote will count, writes Hiba ...

Saudi Arabia reopens Umrah to <em>Muslims</em> from abroad

The New Arab Staff & Agencies

Saudi Arabia reopens Umrah to Muslims from abroad

Saudi Arabia will reopen the umrah to foreign visitors from November 1.

The New Arab Staff

Protesters stage anti-France demonstration outside French embassy in Beirut

Anti-France protests took place outside the French embassy in Beirut on Friday.

In Trump's America, <em>Muslims</em> feel the impact of Islamophobia

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.

Blair Imani: 'Donald Trump is a danger to <em>Muslims</em>'

Narjas Zatat

Blair Imani: 'Donald Trump is a danger to Muslims'

The New Arab Meets: Blair Imani, the 26-year-old powerhouse balancing authorship and activism in a heavily divided, election-heavy America.

Blair Imani: 'Trump is a danger to <em>Muslims</em>'

Narjas Zatat

Blair Imani: 'Trump is a danger to Muslims'

The New Arab Meets: Blair Imani, the 26-year-old powerhouse balancing authorship and activism in a heavily divided, election-heavy America.

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