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Following talks with UN coordinator Nikolai Mladenov, Israeli Defence Minister Benny Gantz has expressed willingness to negotiate with Hamas regarding conditions in Gaza.

The incumbent US president made a rare appearance at the Asia-Pacific Economic Cooperation summit.

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.

Israel expedites construction in occupied East Jerusalem

The New Arab Staff

Israel expedites construction in occupied East Jerusalem

Fearing a freeze on settlement construction under a Biden presidency, authorities in Jerusalem have been ordered to usher through controversial ...

American Muslims won this election

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 ...

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 accordingly, write Khaled A. Beydoun and Abed Ayoub.

The New Arab Staff

Gantz approves 1,700 illegal settlements as possible elections loom

Benny Gantz is pushing forward the approval of 1,700 new settlements in the occupied West Bank.

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 ...

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.

Trump: the wrecking ball who came to 'fix' America

The New Arab Staff & Agencies

Trump: the wrecking ball who came to 'fix' America

Rising to power by claiming to fix the US, Donald Trump has left a turbulent legacy.

Yousef H. Alshammari

Navigating Arab identity in America's racial landscape

For Arab Americans, finding a sense of belonging in the United States is a complex and evolving journey, writes Yousef H. Alshammari.

Election 2020 Today: Biden on brink, America protests

The New Arab Staff & Agencies

Election 2020 Today: Biden on brink, America protests

Democrats are celebrating Biden's numbers as the election heats up.

Sudan says latest Nile dam talks failed

The New Arab Staff & Agencies

Sudan says latest Nile dam talks failed

The latest round of Nile dam talks between Sudan, Egypt and Ethiopia have failed, Khartoum said.

Biden rebuilding '<em>blue</em> wall' in race for <em>White</em> House

The New Arab Staff & Agencies

Biden rebuilding 'blue wall' in race for White House

Joe Biden is rebuilding support in key Democrat states as he and Trump go head-to-head for the presidency.

Global stocks surge, dollar slumps as Americans vote

The New Arab Staff & Agencies

Global stocks surge, dollar slumps as Americans vote

Traders are looking at the contest largely through the prism of the election's impact on the US response to the pandemic.

The New Arab Staff & Agencies

Feds monitoring vote, say no major problems seen

The Latest on the presidential campaign (all times local):

The New Arab Staff & Agencies

Sudan, Egypt and Ethiopia restart Nile mega-dam talks

Sudan, Egypt and Ethiopia kicked off Sunday the latest round of talks over Addis Ababa's controversial dam on the Blue Nile, ...

The New Arab Staff & Agencies

Biden joined by Obama as Trump targets Pennsylvania

For the first time since the start of the campaign, Joe Biden will be joined on stage by former President Barack Obama.

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.

French police shoot dead 'Generation Identity' attacker

The New Arab Staff

French police shoot dead 'Generation Identity' attacker

French media reports indicate the man threatened a North African shopkeeper with a weapon before being shot dead by police.

Rabyaah Althaibani

Voter suppression and intimidation are Arab American issues

Comment: Seen as 'problem voters' by some political groups, Arab Americans have long been subject to an array of suppression and ...

Trump casts early ballot in presidential election

The New Arab Staff & Agencies

Trump casts early ballot in presidential election

President Donald Trump has officially became one of nearly 55 million Americans to cast early ballots in a year when the coronavirus has made ...

Arab-Americans, it's time to flip Ohio <em>blue</em>

Laila Ujayli

Arab-Americans, it's time to flip Ohio blue

Comment: As Arab-Americans, we feel the sting of both Republican and Democrat foreign policy failures personally. But now is no time ...

Why Some Bernie-supporting Arab-Americans are bypassing Biden for Trump

Khaled A. Beydoun

Why Some Bernie-supporting Arab-Americans are bypassing Biden for Trump

Comment: From factory workers to Gen-Zers, a range of Arab Americans rooting for Trump show their communities aren't monoliths, and ...

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