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Abu Muhsin al-Masri, who also goes by the name Husam Abd-al-Ra'uf, was on the FBI's Most Wanted Terrorists list.

The US has ordered new sanctions on five Iranian entities, accusing them of spreading online disinformation in order to influence upcoming US presidential elections.

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, and possibly contested, results.

US officials link Iran to voter intimidation emails

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US officials link Iran to voter intimidation emails

The activities attributed to Tehran mark a significant escalation for a country some cybersecurity experts regard as a second-rate player in ...

Ancient Egyptian artefacts vandalised by conspiracy theorists in Germany

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Ancient Egyptian artefacts vandalised by conspiracy theorists in Germany

A strange conspiracy theory involving ancient artefacts has emerged in Europe.

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Half of Trump voters believe QAnon conspiracy theory: poll

A new poll has revealed that only 17 percent of registered Trump voters don't believe in the QAnon conspiracy theory that has swept the United States.

Yousef H. Alshammari

Young Arab American voters aren't a monolithic bloc

US Election 2020: Sharing a diverse range of social, political and economic concerns, young Arab Americans are dispelling the myth of a ...

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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

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Trump refuses to denounce far-right conspiracy group QAnon

The US President has refused to condemn a far-right conspiracy group that has been classed a domestic threat by the FBI.

US prosecutors investigated suspected links between Trump and Egypt

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US prosecutors investigated suspected links between Trump and Egypt

Former Special Counsel Robert Mueller and his team investigated suspected ties between Egypt and a last-minute campaign finance injection by ...

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FBI says 'no conclusion' on Beirut blast cause: report

The FBI told Reuters it has reached "no such conclusion" on whether the deadly Beirut blast was accidental.

US government shuts down Iran-linked 'fake news' sites

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US government shuts down Iran-linked 'fake news' sites

The US Justice Department said it had blocked nearly 100 news sites surreptitiously run by the Iranian government.

UN says Iran must free political prisoners amid pandemic

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UN says Iran must free political prisoners amid pandemic

The UN Human Rights Council has called on Iran to immediately free political prisoners as the coronavirus pandemic continues, expressing deep ...

Iran ordered to pay $1.4bn over missing ex-<em>FBI</em> agent

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Iran ordered to pay $1.4bn over missing ex-FBI agent

A US court has ruled Iran owes the family of ex-FBI agent Robert Levinson, who is presumed to have died in Iranian custody, over $1.4bn ...

US charges last American IS suspects captured in Syria

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US charges last American IS suspects captured in Syria

Four Americans captured in Syria have been repatriated to the US where they will face trial.

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Beirut requests arrests of owner, captain of blast ship

The Rhosus, a Moldovan-flagged cargo ship sailing from Georgia and bound for Mozambique, is widely understood to have brought the fertiliser to Beirut in 2013.

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Twitter removes Iran-linked accounts during US presidential debate

The social media giant said it removed more than 100 accounts linked to the Islamic Republic attempting to 'disrupt the public conversation'.

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After Lebanon blast, future lawsuits pile up

Victims of the deadly Beirut blast and their families are planning on sueing the state.

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Envelope with 'ricin' sent to White House: reports

The letter was discovered earlier this week and did not reach the White House.

Ex-<em>FBI</em> chief to testify to Congress ahead of election

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Ex-FBI chief to testify to Congress ahead of election

James Comey will testify to Congress later this month about his role in a probe of Russian election interference.

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Men accused of hacking US websites in Soleimani retaliation

Two Iranians have been indicted on hacking charges after several US websites were flooded with pro-Iran messages.

Saudi Arabia is the world's most dangerous cyber bully

Marc Owen Jones

Saudi Arabia is the world's most dangerous cyber bully

Comment: With disinformation, intimidation of critics, and an array of fake accounts, Saudi Arabia has successfully turned Twitter into a weapon ...

Presidential elections: US wildfires ignite climate change row

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Presidential elections: US wildfires ignite climate change row

Trump was due to visit California for a briefing on record wildfires that have killed 35 people, as political opponents accused him of being in ...

Lebanese firefighters douse remains of Beirut port fire

The New Arab Staff & Agencies

Lebanese firefighters douse remains of Beirut port fire

A statement from the civil defence confirmed that the fire had been fully extinguished after firefighters worked through the night.

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