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Pete Buttigieg, the first openly gay US presidential candidate from a major party, ended his campaign to be the Democratic nominee in the November election against Donald Trump.

Democratic candidate Bernie Sanders pledged to boycott the conference hosted by AIPAC, as the senator comes under increased scrutiny for his foreign policy positions.

Sanders cements Democrat front-runner status after Nevada <em>caucuses</em> victory

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Sanders cements Democrat front-runner status after Nevada caucuses victory

Vermont senator Bernie Sanders came out on top in the Nevada Democratic caucuses, building on his victory in New Hampshire earlier this month.

A pro-Israel PAC tried to sabotage Bernie in Iowa

Josh Ruebner

A pro-Israel PAC tried to sabotage Bernie in Iowa

Comment: Pro-Israel Democrats' attempts to detract from Bernie Sanders show how much support for Palestine has surged among progressives, writes ...

Five US mosques approved as Iowa caucus sites

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Five US mosques approved as Iowa caucus sites

In an effort to improve Muslim voter participation, the Iowa democratic party approved five mosques for use as caucus sites on Monday.

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Sanders campaign claims victory in Democrats' confused Iowa vote

Results for Iowa Democratic caucuses, the critical first step to determining the party's presidential candidates, were delayed on Tuesday.

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Trump defends killing 'son of a bitch' Soleimani

President Trump spent much of his speech defending his decision to order the strike that killed top Iranian General Qassem Soleimani, whom he ...

Malia Bouattia

What Labour's women can learn from Tlaib and Omar

Comment: Congresswomen Rashida Tlaib and Ilhan Omar's responses to smear campaigns are good examples for Labour's Salma Yaqoob and Zarah ...

Mitchell Plitnick

On Israel-Palestine, three new congresswomen bring some hope

Comment: Newly elected Tlaib, Ocasio-Cortez and Omar now have a unique chance to help broaden the debate in Congress, writes Mitchell Plitnick.

Mosul was 'epicentre' of Russian-speaking Islamic State fighters

Gareth Browne

Mosul was 'epicentre' of Russian-speaking Islamic State fighters

Exclusive: Mounting evidence shows Mosul acted as a hub for Russian-speaking operatives of the Islamic State group, Gareth Browne reports from ...

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Trump, Clinton win crucial New York primary

Donald Trump and Hillary Clinton swept to victory in Tuesday's pivotal New York primary, with both candidates edging closer to securing their ...

Sanders in 'morale-boosting' win, but Clinton still in lead

The New Arab & agencies

Sanders in 'morale-boosting' win, but Clinton still in lead

US presidential candidate Bernie Sanders has scored wins in three major states, highlighting the vulnerabilities of his rival Hillary Clinton ...

Hitler, Putin and the lessons of history

Robin Yassin-Kassab

Hitler, Putin and the lessons of history

Comment: Putin isn't Hitler, but history never repeats itself exactly, writes Robin Yassin-Kassab.

Trump, Clinton win big in Super Tuesday primaries

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Trump, Clinton win big in Super Tuesday primaries

Donald Trump and Hillary Clinton made significant gains with a series of Super Tuesday victories, moving closer to winning their parties' ...

Trump and Sanders sweep to victory in New Hampshire

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Trump and Sanders sweep to victory in New Hampshire

Republican Donald Trump and Democrat Bernie Sanders swept to victory on Tuesday in the New Hampshire primary, underscoring the appeal of both ...

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Trump dealt a blow by Cruz in Iowa

Ted Cruz has secured his first victory in the 2016 presidential race by overcoming Donald Trump in Iowa's Republican caucuses Monday, while Hillary Clinton and Bernie Sanders tie.

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Russian 'spy' killed by the Islamic State group

The Islamic State group released a video on Wednesday showing a Russian captive 'confessing' to being a spy before being beheaded by a ...

Paul McLoughlin

Never mind the Russians, IS is destroying itself

Analysis: A wave of mass killings by the Islamic State group in recent months highlights a growing desperation in the leadership every bit as ...

Paul McLoughlin

Russia on the defensive with its offensive in Syria

Analysis: Pax Americana might be unravelling in the Middle East, but Russia's indiscriminate bombing shows that outside powers will continue to ...

A call to arms from Syria's rebels

Paul McLoughlin

A call to arms from Syria's rebels

Analysis: Despite mounting civilian losses, as Russian war planes join the violent melee with raids on rebel and Islamic State group targets, ...

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 ...

Reconstructing Islam in Russia

Paul McLoughlin

Reconstructing Islam in Russia

Analysis: The opening of Moscow's Cathedral Mosque is a landmark decision for Russia, which has been battling with a bad PR image in the Muslim ...

Syria, Russia and Iran: A tale of three lovers

Paul McLoughlin

Syria, Russia and Iran: A tale of three lovers

Analysis: In the first of a new series, Paul McLoughlin studies how, despite heavy losses, Damascus can still rely on Iran and Russia, who may ...

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