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World leaders have sent messages of congratulations to President Biden, with many hoping that a change in attitudes and approach will follow his inauguration.

World leaders extended their congratulations to US President Joe Biden.

Trump to leave town early Wednesday before Biden inauguration

The New Arab Staff & Agencies

Trump to leave town early Wednesday before Biden inauguration

Outgoing President Donald Trump plans to leave town before his successor Joe Biden's inauguration.

Mike Pence, Kamala Harris spoke by telephone Thursday: source

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Mike Pence, Kamala Harris spoke by telephone Thursday: source

US Vice President Mike Pence and his successor Kamala Harris spoke by phone, according to an AFP source.

Questions haunt Iran's downing of Ukrainian plane

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Questions haunt Iran's downing of Ukrainian plane

For the families of those who lost loved ones on Flight PS752, a lack of transparency and accountability is making the grieving process even ...

The New Arab Staff

Egyptian bodybuilder crowned Mr Olympia 2020

Mamdouh 'Big Ramy' Elssbiay was crowned Mr Olmypia, winning a $400,000 cheque and becoming the second Arab in history to be recognised as the world’s top bodybuilder.

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Macron accuses Turkey of promoting anti-French sentiment in Africa

Macron accused Turkey of 'distorting' his words and 'playing on post-colonial resentment' in Africa.

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Pompeo heads to see allies turning page on Trump

With President Donald Trump refusing to concede and making unsubstantiated claims of fraud, Mike Pompeo, one of his most loyal aides, has dug in ...

Brooke Anderson

Iman Jodeh makes history as Colorado's first Muslim lawmaker

Iman Jodeh, Colorado's first Muslim state representative, reflects on what inspired her to run for office and how she plans to be a voice for ...

China sends '<em>congratulations</em>' to Joe Biden on election win

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China sends 'congratulations' to Joe Biden on election win

'We respect the choice of the American people. We express our congratulations to Mr Biden and Ms Harris', said China's foreign minister.

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Socialist Bolivia reaches out to re-establish ties with Iran

One of the first decisions of Bolivia's new president is to embrace Iran.

Russian peacekeepers head to Nagorno-Karabakh after peace deal

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Russian peacekeepers head to Nagorno-Karabakh after peace deal

The Moscow-brokered agreement came after a string of Azerbaijani victories in its fight to retake the ethnic Armenian enclave.

Trump defies election loss, Biden ignores him

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Trump defies election loss, Biden ignores him

The formal process of Joe Biden's transition is being blocked by Donald Trump as he attempts to overturn the election results in court over ...

Did Donald Trump unfollow Israel's Netanyahu for congratulating Biden?

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Did Donald Trump unfollow Israel's Netanyahu for congratulating Biden?

Concerns have been raised over the virtual relationship between staunch allies Donald Trump and Benjamin Netanyahu after rumours suggested an ...

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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Turkey's Erdogan stays silent as world leaders congratulate Biden

The Turkish president has yet to follow suit with other world leaders by congratulating Democratic President-elect Joe Biden.

Gasia Ohanes

Arab leaders congratulate Biden, Harris on US election win

Leaders of the UAE, Bahrain, Oman, Kuwait, Qatar, Yemen, Palestine, Sudan, Egypt, Lebanon, Jordan, Iraq and Libya congratulated Biden, while ...

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Trump ally Netanyahu congratulates Biden on US election win

Hours after Joe Biden's victory was announced, staunch Trump ally Benjamin Netanyahu sent a congratulatory message to the incoming Democrat ...

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World leaders congratulate Biden on 'historic' win

Leaders from across the world are embracing Joe Biden's win.

Armenia, Azerbaijan agree to new ceasefire

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Armenia, Azerbaijan agree to new ceasefire

Armenia and Azerbaijan have again agreed to respect a "humanitarian ceasefire" in the Nagorno-Karabakh conflict, after previous attempts to stem ...

Jonathan Fenton-Harvey

Could the Armenia-Azerbaijan conflict spark a proxy war?

Analysis: As war returns to Nagorno-Karabakh, there are fears that Armenian-Azeri fighting could draw in regional powers.

Dubai family hold gender reveal on Burj Khalifa

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Dubai family hold gender reveal on Burj Khalifa

The unborn baby's gender was projected onto the world's tallest building, the Burj Khalifa, prompting thousands of responses on social media.

Qatar 'dismantles' controversial kafala system in major labour reforms

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Qatar 'dismantles' controversial kafala system in major labour reforms

Qatar become the first country in the Middle East on Sunday to set a basic 'non-discriminatory' minimum wage for workers in the Gulf state, amid ...

Imperialism, patriarchy and the history of Palestinian LGBTQ activism

Yousra Samir Imran

Imperialism, patriarchy and the history of Palestinian LGBTQ activism

The New Arab Meets: Palestinian scholar Dr. Sa'ed Atshan to discuss his new book 'Queer Palestine and the Empire of Critique'.

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