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The jury has reached a verdict at the murder trial of ex-policeman Derek Chauvin in the death of George Floyd.

Dianne Morales, a former non-profit CEO, has criticised Israel's occupation of Palestinian territories and spoken out against sponsored trips to Israel.

Watchdog says Pompeo violated ethics rules with staff errands

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Watchdog says Pompeo violated ethics rules with staff errands

The inspector general has judged that Mike Pompeo broke ethics rules by making staff perform errands.

<em>Democrat</em> Betty McCollum drafts legislation to block Israel aid

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Democrat Betty McCollum drafts legislation to block Israel aid

A US Democrat is drafting legislation to block aid from going to Israel over fears it will be used in the country's campaign to ...

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US Congress to study slavery reparations amid racial reckoning

A bill to examine the issue of reparations for the ancestors of black American slaves is to be discussed by the House Judiciary Committee.

Paul McLoughlin

Syria Insight: Fears grow for Syrian refugees in Denmark

The Danish government has revoked the residencies of dozens of Syrian refugees, the first European country to do so, as part of new ...

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'Shameful' for Biden to build Trump’s wall, says Ilhan

Ilhan Omar criticised the Biden administration for its refugee decisions, and for reportedly continuing construction of the controversial Mexico ...

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CAIR condemns Republican's deleted 'Islamophobic tweet' about Ilhan Omar

Ilhan Omar was the target of a now-deleted tweet invoking the memory the 9/11 terror attacks and directing it at Muslim Congresswoman Ilhan Omar.

Majority of Democrats say US should pressure Israel

Brooke Anderson

Majority of Democrats say US should pressure Israel

According to a Gallup survey, which was conducted in February, a majority of US Democrats say that their country should pressure Israel rather ...

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Biden pushes back amid mounting crisis over border

A top Biden administration official pushed back Sunday against fast-mounting criticism that it has bungled immigration policy.

Trump to launch own social media platform: ex-aide

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Trump to launch own social media platform: ex-aide

Donald Trump plans to return to social media soon, using "his own platform" after being banned from Twitter and other outlets, a former advisor ...

UK local council changes names in solidarity with Uighurs

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UK local council changes names in solidarity with Uighurs

The local council of the London area of Tower Hamlets will change names of roads and buildings in solidarity with Uighur Muslims and other ...

UK MPs call for 'reconsideration' of Bahrain ties

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UK MPs call for 'reconsideration' of Bahrain ties

On the 10th anniversary of Bahrain's crackdown on Arab Spring protests, UK MPs say the British government must pressure Bahrain to stop ...

US lawmaker Meeks shows his true colours on Palestine

Mitchell Plitnick

US lawmaker Meeks shows his true colours on Palestine

Comment: Rep. Gregory Meeks' rightward shift is a worrying sign for Palestine advocates, as Biden's administration waits out elections in Israel ...

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Biden signs huge stimulus bill ahead of coronavirus speech

President Joe Biden signed a massive $1.9 trillion economic stimulus bill ahead of giving a national address where he was set to urge "hope".

Sarah Essa

Muad Hrezi: The 'unapologetically Muslim' Libyan-American running for Congress

The New Arab Meets: Muad Hrezi, the young Democrat who is running for Congress 2022 in Connecticut's First Congressional District.

Sarah Essa

Muad Hrezi: The 'unapologetically Muslim' Libyan-American running for Congress

The New Arab Meets: Muad Hrezi, the young Democrat who is running for Congress 2022 in Connecticut's First Congressional District.

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British MPs call on UAE to release 14 detainees

British MPs have given their names to a petition calling on the UAE to release 14 detainees who have served their time but remain in prison.

US Senate meets under tight security after extremist threat

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US Senate meets under tight security after extremist threat

The Senate carried on with business as usual on Thursday. Yet worries persisted: the Capitol Police are pushing to extend the stay of the ...

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Ilhan Omar introduces bill to sanction Saudi crown prince

The Biden administration has rejected imposing sanctions on Saudi Arabia's Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman.

$1.9 trillion Covid plan clears US House

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$1.9 trillion Covid plan clears US House

The US House passed an enormous, $1.9 trillion coronavirus relief package early Saturday.

Biden to lay out foreign policy at G-7 summit

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Biden to lay out foreign policy at G-7 summit

In advance of Biden’s virtual appearances, the White House sought to underscore that the new administration will move quickly to reorient the ...

Biden calls Netanyahu, ending four week snub

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Biden calls Netanyahu, ending four week snub

Joe Biden has made a long awaited phone call to Benjamin Netanyahu, ending four weeks of silence that seemed to signal a cooler approach to ...

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