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Reversing a Trump era policy, the Biden administration has announced that it will accept tens of thousands of asylum-seekers.

The leaders of Myanmar’s coup have called on people to work with them for democracy, as people continue to protest on the streets.

Pope hails dialogue ahead of meeting with Iraq cleric

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Pope hails dialogue ahead of meeting with Iraq cleric

The March 5-8 visit - the first ever by a pope - will include stops in Baghdad, Najaf, Nasiriya, Erbil, Mosul and Qaraqosh.

Pope to meet Shiite cleric Sistani on Iraq visit

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Pope to meet Shiite cleric Sistani on Iraq visit

Pope Francis will meet with a Shiite cleric during his visit to Iraq.

Biden becomes 46th US president, vowing 'new day'

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Biden becomes 46th US president, vowing 'new day'

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

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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.

Sofia Nitti

Iraqi Christians face an uphill battle for survival

In-depth: There are hopes that Pope Francis' historic visit could be a turning point for Iraqi Christians, a community ravaged by war and ...

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With Biden, Britain's Brexiteers lose cheerleader

Brexiteers will be waving goodbye to a US led by Donald Trump, as Joe Biden is set to take over.

Cards from across Iraq bring Christmas cheer to Christians

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Cards from across Iraq bring Christmas cheer to Christians

Iraqi Christians woke up to Christmas cards from their Muslim neighbours in a heartfelt exchange of love and solidarity.

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Coronavirus dampens Christmas joy in Bethlehem and elsewhere

Coronavirus restrictions are keeping away the thousands of visitors who usually celebrate Christmas in Bethlehem, the birthplace of Jesus.

Morocco signs 'normalisation' agreement with Israel

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Morocco signs 'normalisation' agreement with Israel

A normalisation agreement between Israel and Morocco was signed in the presence of the king as well as an Israeli delegation headed by Donald ...

Christmas tree in Baghdad to celebrate diversity

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Christmas tree in Baghdad to celebrate diversity

Three years after the defeat of the Islamic State and to celebrate religious diversity in Iraq, a huge Christmas tree has been erected in ...

Kushner lands in Rabat on first Israel-Morocco direct flight

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Kushner lands in Rabat on first Israel-Morocco direct flight

US President Donald Trump's son-in-law Jared Kushner landed in Rabat on Tuesday on the first first direct commercial flight between Israel and ...

Morocco, Israel to seal normalisation with first direct flight

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Morocco, Israel to seal normalisation with first direct flight

The first direct commercial flight will arrive to Rabat from Tel Aviv on Tuesday.

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Bleak Christmas for Iraqi refugees stuck in Jordan

Up until 2014, when the Islamic State group swept the Nineveh Plain in northern Iraq, Christians pulled out the stops over Christmas, with celebrations lasting a whole month

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Moroccan schools to teach Jewish history and culture

Morocco will introduce Jewish history and culture in its school curriculum.

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Pope plans first historic Iraq trip in March

The Vatican on Monday confirmed Pope Francis is scheduled to make the first ever trip by a pontiff to Iraq in March.

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 ...

Biden begins transition as Trump refuses to concede

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Biden begins transition as Trump refuses to concede

US President-elect Joe Biden took the first steps Sunday towards moving into the White House in 73 days, as Donald Trump again refused to admit ...

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Austria's Muslims wary of backlash after attack

One NGO, which documents anti-Muslim harassments and racism, has reported a an increase in incidents in the wake of the Vienna attack.

Jordanian mother and son shot dead in Nevada

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Jordanian mother and son shot dead in Nevada

Police officers arrived at the property to find the perpetrator hiding behind a vehicle holding a gun to the the young boy's head.

Partisanship, not piety, predicts political views

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, ...

Everything you wanted to know about Arab-American voting intentions

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.

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