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In-depth: Researchers are exploring the correlation between mental and physical health to provide adequate care to refugees, but with the data still lacking, community-based activities are filling the gap.

A retrospective of our coverage of 2020's leading stories

The best books by Arab authors in 2020

Elias Jahshan

The best books by Arab authors in 2020

Book Club: From fiction to insightful memoirs and social commentary, The New Arab rounds up some of the best books written by Arab authors this year.

American Muslims won this election

Asad Dandia and Hamzah Raza

American Muslims won this election

Comment: Biden's victory affirms the power of those on the margins to organise, assert their voices, and radically transform the political ...

President Biden must reward Arab Americans for their support

Abed Ayoub and Khaled A. Beydoun

President Biden must reward Arab Americans for their support

Comment: Biden's campaign understood that Arab and Muslim voting blocs are essential for victory, his future administration should govern ...

Brooke Anderson

How Arabs and Muslims flipped Michigan blue for Biden

In-depth: Through diligent organising and outreach, Arab and Muslim communities delivered for Joe Biden in Michigan.

The New Arab Staff

US House of Representatives to have three Muslim members

Three Muslim politicians will sit in the new House of Representatives, as votes continue to be counted in the hotly contested US presidential ...

Taufiq Wan

Arab, Muslim voters 'swung Michigan for Biden', polling shows

Early polling shows that Arab and other ethnic minority voters may have been a crucial factor in Joe Biden's Michigan victory.

The New Arab Staff

Arab Americans await Michigan result with hope and trepidation

The state of Michigan, where Arab Americans comprise more than five percent of the vote, has yet to declare its election result.

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.

Al-Sharif Nassef

In Pennsylvania, a bright new future is emerging

Comment: Pennsylvania is a key battleground state, and our sizeable Arab and Muslim community has a vital role to play in the 2020 election and ...

Arab and Muslim candidates take on local US politics

Brooke Anderson

Arab and Muslim candidates take on local US politics

In-depth: Aside from winning their races, Arab and Muslim politicians also have to win over sceptics.

Voter suppression and intimidation are Arab American issues

Rabyaah Althaibani

Voter suppression and intimidation are Arab American issues

Comment: Seen as 'problem voters' by some political groups, Arab Americans have long been subject to an array of suppression and intimidation ...

How Arab American voters could swing Michigan against Trump

Brooke Anderson

How Arab American voters could swing Michigan against Trump

In-depth: The Arab American vote could play a crucial role in the battleground state of Michigan, with the community getting ready for close, ...

Why Some Bernie-supporting Arab-Americans are bypassing Biden for Trump

Khaled A. Beydoun

Why Some Bernie-supporting Arab-Americans are bypassing Biden for Trump

Comment: From factory workers to Gen-Zers, a range of Arab Americans rooting for Trump show their communities aren't monoliths, and Biden cannot ...

The New Arab Staff & Agencies

Families hit by Trump’s Muslim ban speak out

Families forced apart by Donald Trump’s ban on citizens of Muslim countries travelling to the US have spoken out about their suffering

Khaled A. Beydoun

Muslim Americans salute Bernie, their first ever president

Comment: While the country fell short of propelling him to the presidency, Muslim Americans elected Bernie Sanders as president, and one of ...

The New Arab

Arab Americans rally behind Bernie Sanders in Michigan

Michigan’s Arab American community laid on a traditional dabke dance for Bernie Sanders at his rally in Dearborn ahead of the primary ...

Florence Dixon

How Arab-Americans embraced 'Amo Bernie' as one of them

In-depth: From Amo to Habibi, Bernie Sanders has become the first presidential candidate in US history to embrace the Arab community, and ...

Arab-American community blocks opening of 'Israeli' burger restaurant

The New Arab

Arab-American community blocks opening of 'Israeli' burger restaurant

A Lebanese-American businessman had planned to open a BurgerIM franchise in Dearborn, Michigan, but has since backed down after a ...

The New Arab & agencies

Somali Ilhan Omar, Palestinian Rashida Tlaib first Muslim congresswomen

Two women, Somali Ilhan Omar and Palestinian Rashida Tlaib made history this year's elections by being the first Muslim women to join US ...

Meet Rashida Tlaib. You'll be seeing more of her

Katy Stone

Meet Rashida Tlaib. You'll be seeing more of her

The New Arab Meets: Rashida Tlaib, who is hoping to be the first Muslim American woman ever elected to the United States Congress.

Muslim nurse stabbed in Texas roadside attack

The New Arab

Muslim nurse stabbed in Texas roadside attack

Police in Texas announced a reward after a 25-year-old Muslim woman was stabbed by a white man, in what has been described as an Islamophobic ...

Young Muslim woman attacked in US hospital

The New Arab

Young Muslim woman attacked in US hospital

A man has been arrested and charged with assault for punching the head of hijab-wearing Muslim woman in an unprovoked attack, local reports said ...

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