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Comment: Rami Khouri witnesses a shift in the way Israel's occupation is understood and talked about on the global stage, and considers its implications for Palestinians and Israel.

The president's remarks have drawn criticism from within his own party.

Rashida Tlaib urges US to condition Israel aid

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Rashida Tlaib urges US to condition Israel aid

Michigan Congresswoman Rashida Tlaib urged lawmakers to put conditions on US aid to Israel in light of fresh violence against Palestinians.

Lawmakers urge Blinken to pressure Israel over Jerusalem expulsions

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Lawmakers urge Blinken to pressure Israel over Jerusalem expulsions

US lawmakers expressed deep concern over Israel's planned displacement of Palestinian families in Sheikh Jarrah.

Protecting Afghan women's rights after US troops withdraw

Nazila Jamshidi

Protecting Afghan women's rights after US troops withdraw

Comment: Any new government in Kabul will likely need aid, which can be conditioned on preserving gains Afghan women have made, writes Nazila ...

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Republicans oust Trump critic Cheney from leadership

Cheney warned her colleagues of the potential 'unravelling of our democracy' as Trump continues to 'mislead' millions of Americans.

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Big tech is trying to deplatform Palestinians

Comment: Palestinians aren't just resisting expulsion, but an aggressive campaign to silence them online, and a longstanding media effort to ...

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US contractor leaves Iraq base over rocket attacks

The attacks are rarely claimed, and when they are it is by obscure groups that experts say are a facade for Iran-backed Iraqi factions.

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Jewish groups express solidarity with Palestinians following Israeli attacks

Jewish groups have stood up in solidarity with Palestine, condemning dispossession in Sheikh Jarrah and violence at Al-Aqsa Mosque.

US activists demand action against Israel's Sheikh Jarrah expulsions

Brooke Anderson

US activists demand action against Israel's Sheikh Jarrah expulsions

The planned expulsion of Palestinians from their homes in Jerusalem has captured the world’s attention, as activists in the US pressure ...

The New Arab Staff

Leading Democrats demand Washington stops Israel's East Jerusalem evictions

Several US Democratic politicians have condemned Israel's campaign to evict Palestinians from East Jerusalem's Sheikh Jarrah neighbourhood and ...

Trump slams Facebook decision to continue banning him

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Trump slams Facebook decision to continue banning him

Former US president Donald Trump has slammed a decision by Facebook’s oversight board to continue banning him from the network, calling it a ...

Biden quadruples Trump refugee cap after delay backlash

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Biden quadruples Trump refugee cap after delay backlash

After delaying replacement of the record-low ceiling set by his predecessor, President Biden has raised the America's cap on refugee admissions ...

Iran nuclear deal: As talks continue, so do obstacles

Brooke Anderson

Iran nuclear deal: As talks continue, so do obstacles

As efforts to revive the Iran nuclear deal continue, mounting obstacles call into question how much the US-Iran indirect talks can withstand.

Biden addresses US lawmakers after 100 days in office

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Biden addresses US lawmakers after 100 days in office

US President Joe Biden discuss a number of topics in a speech to lawmakers at the Capitol after completing 100 days in office.

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Blinken seeks 'positive way forward' with Turkey

Antony Blinken has warned Turkey that it should not continue to use the S-400 missile system if it wants better relations with the US.

The New Arab Staff & Agencies

US eyes major sanctions rollback to revive Iran deal

American officials have reportedly become increasingly expansive about what they might be prepared to offer Iran.

The New Arab Staff & Agencies

Biden to propose tax hike on richest

President Joe Biden will propose a tax hike on investment gains of the wealthiest individuals to help pay for his massive infrastructure and ...

The New Arab Staff & Agencies

Biden recognises Armenian genocide, defying Turkey in watershed

Biden said his statement was 'not to cast blame but to ensure that what happened is never repeated.'

UK Labour leader facing criticism for Iftar withdrawal

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UK Labour leader facing criticism for Iftar withdrawal

Keir Starmer is being criticised for withdrawing from a Ramadan event because of an organisers support for a boycott of Israeli products.

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Biden to recognise massacre of Armenians as genocide: reports

US President Joe Biden is preparing to recognize the World War I-era killings of 1.5 million Armenians by the Ottoman Empire as genocide.

Ilhan Omar leads campaign against Biden's refugee policy

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Ilhan Omar leads campaign against Biden's refugee policy

President Biden’s announcements on refugee numbers have been met with strong criticism from within the Democratic Party.

Biden after Floyd verdict: 'We can't stop here'

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Biden after Floyd verdict: 'We can't stop here'

"'I can't breathe.' Those were George Floyd's last words," Biden said, hours after the verdict. "We can't let those words die with him. We have ...

How UNRWA became a battleground for Palestinian rights

Emad Moussa

How UNRWA became a battleground for Palestinian rights

In-depth: Deeply intertwined with the history of the Palestinian struggle, the UN agency has faced defunding and political delegitimisation in a ...

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