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Comment: Trump's sanctions will have to go if the Biden administration intends to have any policy success with respect to Iran, write Tyler Cullis and Trita Parsi.

The budget for the US military will see a small increase in its budget, a change from the large increases made by the previous president.

Biden to form commission on Supreme Court reform: W.House

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Biden to form commission on Supreme Court reform: W.House

The commission's creation comes six months after the highly controversial confirmation of conservative judge Amy Coney Barrett to the Supreme Court.

Iran and US to hold indirect talks in Vienna

Brooke Anderson

Iran and US to hold indirect talks in Vienna

After months of waiting for the other to make the first move on potentially returning to the Iran nuclear deal, Iran and the US have agreed to ...

A new effort to sell Israel to American liberals

Mitchell Plitnick

A new effort to sell Israel to American liberals

Comment: A new group seeks to sell Israel to American liberals. But the reality of massive and long-term violations of Palestinian rights will ...

The New Arab Staff & Agencies

Mexican child, 9, dies trying to enter US

A nine-year-old Mexican girl died while trying to cross the Rio Grande to enter the United States

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 ...

Zaina Ujayli

Whether Boulder shooter was white is the wrong question

Comment: Whether the shooter was Arab or white matters little. Instead Americans should ask why he - and others - so easily got hold of a gun, ...

Mitchell Plitnick

Israeli elections: The view from Washington

Comment: While Biden may prefer someone like Yair Lapid at the helm, his administration is preparing for another Netanyahu-led Israeli ...

Biden pushes back amid mounting crisis over border

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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.

Brooke Anderson

BDS win: Virginia governor hopeful backs Israel boycott movement

In rare move, Lee Carter, a candidate running for governor of Virginia, expressed strong support for the Israel boycott movement.

Divided House OKs Dems’ bill helping Dreamer immigrants

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Divided House OKs Dems’ bill helping Dreamer immigrants

The US Democrats snatched a win in the year’s first vote on an issue that once again faces a steep uphill climb in Congress.

Georgia massage parlour shootings leave 8 dead; man captured

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Georgia massage parlour shootings leave 8 dead; man captured

A man has killed 8 people, many of Asian descent, at massage parlours in and around Atlanta, but no motive has been established.

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 ...

Arsonists target Sweden Muslim children's school

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Arsonists target Sweden Muslim children's school

The assailants were captured on CCTV as they smashed the school's windows and threw flammable materials inside.

The New Arab Staff & Agencies

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".

The New Arab Staff & Agencies

Biden signs order aimed at making voting easier

US President Joe Biden signed an executive order aimed at making it easier for Americans to vote.

The New Arab Staff & Agencies

Tunisia's gender violence law struggles to get beyond paper

Adopted in 2017, the Tunisian gender violence law is supposed to protect women from domestic violence but is rarely applied properly and affects ...

Eldar Mamedov

How Europe is undermining Biden's Middle East agenda

Comment: France, UK and Germany are undermining US efforts to reinstate the Iran nuclear deal. If this impasse is not resolved soon, it will ...

$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.

Brooke Anderson

Can Biden fulfil Obama's promise of closing Guantanamo Bay?

In-depth: The Biden administration has launched a formal review of the military prison camp, a controversial symbol of the excesses of America's ...

US Capitol riot probe planned, Trump's legal woes mount

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US Capitol riot probe planned, Trump's legal woes mount

Most Republicans in the US Senate voted to acquit Donald Trump in last week's impeachment trial, but the former president's woes are far from ...

Biden calls on Congress to reform US gun laws

The New Arab Staff & Agencies

Biden calls on Congress to reform US gun laws

US President Joe Biden called on Congress to enact "commonsense" gun law reforms, three years after the school shooting in Parkland, Florida.

Turkish hackers target Dutch MEP 'over support for <em>democrats</em>'

The New Arab Staff

Turkish hackers target Dutch MEP 'over support for democrats'

Kati Piri routinely angered Ankara with her criticism of alleged Turkish rights violations.

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