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Comment: The abuses Trump's agents have perpetrated on protesters in Portland were already painfully routine among immigrants and Muslim Americans, writes Imrul Islam.

Comment: It's easy for Biden oppose Trump's racist rhetoric, but the real test lies in whether he can meaningfully engage with the Muslim American community, writes Mobashra Tazamal.

Hackers post bloodied Trump image on US government website

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Hackers post bloodied Trump image on US government website

An unidentified hacker group has attacked a website belonging to an American government agency, showing a bloodied image of US President Donald Trump being punched in the face.

Iranian hackers targeted US presidential campaign: Microsoft

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Iranian hackers targeted US presidential campaign: Microsoft

Iran-linked hackers attempted to gain access to hundreds of accounts associated with US presidential campaigns, Microsoft said Friday.

US judge rejects Trump policy of expanded deportation

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US judge rejects Trump policy of expanded deportation

The ruling concerns a policy under which migrants previously found within 100 miles (160 kilometers) of the border were deported without ...

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Israel 'planted' mysterious spy devices near White House

A report found that Israel was behind cellphone surveillance devices planted around the White House during Donald Trump's presidency.

Khaled A. Beydoun

Court finally rules what US Muslims knew all along

Comment: The landmark ruling is a watershed moment for the struggle against the crackdown on Arab and Muslim civil liberties in the US, writes ...

Dan Arel

Debating Trump's racism is only normalising the problem

Comment: Too scared to call Trump racist, commentators are debating the obvious and normalising the problem, writes Dan Arel.

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Trump invites press to enter 'inhumane' migrant detention centres

After much outrage about the human rights situation in US migrant detention centres, Trump has claimed he has nothing to hide, noting the ...

FGM: Why is Egypt still world's biggest offender?

Ariane Lavrilleux

FGM: Why is Egypt still world's biggest offender?

Despite being made illegal, FGM is still commonplace, with most cutting operations performed by doctors who should know better.

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Trump rages on with new anti-migrant travel ban

Only one of the countries from the expired ban, Sudan, will no longer be subject to travel restrictions

Israeli spies discover IS plans for laptop bomb: report

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Israeli spies discover IS plans for laptop bomb: report

Israeli spies hacked into the operations of IS bomb makers to discover plans for a laptop computer bomb targeting a commercial aircraft, US ...

Everything you need to know about 'those' UAE emails

Robert Cusack

Everything you need to know about 'those' UAE emails

The e-mail account of UAE’s Ambassador to the United States, Yousef Al-Otaiba has been hacked by a group who published the material on Saturday.

US shelves laptop ban on flights from Europe

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US shelves laptop ban on flights from Europe

Washington has put off a previously proposed ban on carry-on laptops and other electronic devices on board flights coming from Europe.

Laptop ban on flights to US 'likely' to expand

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Laptop ban on flights to US 'likely' to expand

A ban on laptops and other electronics in the cabin of flights from Europe to America will likely be further expanded to include additional ...

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US sets plan for sweeping crackdown on illegal immigrants

Two memos issued by the Department of Homeland Security on Tuesday will see the immediate deportation of undocumented foreigners in the US, with only a few exceptions.

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Trump lashes out at court decision as ban suspended

Donald trump lashed out at a US court ruling that blocked the enforcement of the controversial Muslim ban on Saturday, just moments before US ...

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US authorities suspend Trump travel ban

The travel ban affecting seven Muslim-majority countries has been suspended and revoked visas have been made valid again following a court ...

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Trump administration goes 'Homeland': Only Islamic extremism counts

Department of Homeland Security's programme is to be renamed in order to reflect its new focus on preventing Islamic extremism - possibly ...

Obama's parting gift targets Muslim American communities

Waqas Mirza

Obama's parting gift targets Muslim American communities

Comment: Muslim groups doing the dirty work of law enforcement agencies haven't sold out for funding. They sold out years ago, writes Waqas ...

Scott Preston

A race against the clock for Syrian refugees

With Donald Trump taking office in just over a week's time, Syrian refugees due to be resettled in the US fear they will be locked out by the ...

US accuses Russia of hacking campaign to subvert elections

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US accuses Russia of hacking campaign to subvert elections

The US blames the Russian government for hacking political sites, accusing Moscow of trying to interfere with the upcoming presidential election.

Testifying before Homeland Security: Identify the enemy

Sahar F. Aziz

Testifying before Homeland Security: Identify the enemy

Comment: Sahar Aziz's testimony before the US House of Representatives on the government's 'Countering Violent Extremism' programmes, lays bare ...

US government cuts-off private prisons following newspaper abuse investigation

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US government cuts-off private prisons following newspaper abuse investigation

The Department of Justice on Thursday announced it will end using private prisons to hold federal inmates, a practice that has become ...

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