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As the US picks itself up after a night of violence in the Capitol Building, some pundits are being criticised for Orientalist takes on the drama.

The US Capitol was stormed by Donald Trump's supporters following the president's last-ditch effort to overturn his election loss.

Trump makes last-ditch bid to block Biden win

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Trump makes last-ditch bid to block Biden win

During a rally in Washington, US President Donald Trump kicked off a furious last-ditch effort to reverse his election defeat.

Biden appoints Jordanian American as senior legal affairs advisor

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Biden appoints Jordanian American as senior legal affairs advisor

Dana Shubat, a Jordanian American woman, has been appointed as a senior legal affairs advisor on the Biden administration.

Trump told Pentagon to turn Gulf aircraft carrier back

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Trump told Pentagon to turn Gulf aircraft carrier back

The aircraft carrier was leaving the Middle East when Trump instructed a u-turn.

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Top US executives demand Congress certify Biden victory

An array of prominent US business executives called for Congress to certify Joe Biden as the new US president, writing that it is time "to move forward."

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The New Arab's Most Important Stories from 2020

A retrospective of our coverage of 2020's leading stories

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Republican senator to object to certification of Biden win

Congressional certification of the Electoral College results has historically been a formality.

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Harris vaccinated on camera, urges public to trust process

A mask-wearing Harris received the first of her two shots at United Medical Center, located in an area of Washington, DC with a large ...

US 'concerned' over Saudi activist Loujain al-Hathloul's sentence

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US 'concerned' over Saudi activist Loujain al-Hathloul's sentence

The prison sentence for Saudi women's rights activist Loujain al-Hathloul is 'concerning' for the United States, the State Department said.

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Biden says Trump Pentagon stalling transition, creating security risks

US President-elect Joe Biden has said that Donald Trump’s recent appointees at the Pentagon were stalling and refusing to provide necessary ...

Microsoft seeks Biden's backing in fight against Israeli spyware

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Microsoft seeks Biden's backing in fight against Israeli spyware

Microsoft's President Brad Smith has warned that private companies engineering cybersecurity attacks, such as NSO Group, help proliferate ...

Democrats urge Georgia's Muslims to vote in Senate runoff

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Democrats urge Georgia's Muslims to vote in Senate runoff

Democrats are trying to persuade Muslims in Georgia to register to vote and secure them a victory in the senate runoff.

US Electoral College set to confirm Biden win

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US Electoral College set to confirm Biden win

Long a mere formality, a vote by members of the Electoral College to formally recognise Joe Biden as the next US president has taken on unusual ...

Georgia's Muslims mobilise the vote in Senate race battle

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Georgia's Muslims mobilise the vote in Senate race battle

In-depth: Georgia's Muslim community is spearheading a grassroots campaign to get voters to the polls ahead of two runoff races which could ...

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What a Biden presidency means for Kashmir

Analysis: The Biden-Harris campaign took a robust stance on Kashmir. But with burgeoning India ties and an eye on China, the new administration is unlikely to take risks.

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Trump shows no surrender in first post-election rally

During his first post-poll rally, US President Donald Trump launched into another litany of allegations that the polls won handily by Democrat ...

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Trump policies 'allowed Iran to increase nuclear material': Biden

President-elect Joe Biden has signalled he will return the US to a nuclear accord with Iran.

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Saudi Arabia cancels visit by Israeli official to Riyadh

The official who was due to visit Riyadh is thought to have been Mossad chief Yossi Cohen.

US defence bill makes sanctions on Turkey mandatory

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US defence bill makes sanctions on Turkey mandatory

President Donald Trump has threatened to veto the defence bill.

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Saudi king 'not informed' of secret MbS-Netanyahu meeting

A secret meeting between Israel's Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu and Saudi Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman was kept hidden from his father, ...

Riyadh to 'normalise ties' with Israel during Biden term

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Riyadh to 'normalise ties' with Israel during Biden term

The kingdom's crown prince reportedly hopes the move will help to mend ties with the US.

Biden team stands by Palestinian-American staffer after pro-Israel backlash

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Biden team stands by Palestinian-American staffer after pro-Israel backlash

Reema Dodin is a 'well-respected and trusted leader', the Biden-Harris transition team said.

Pennsylvania certifies Biden election win

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Pennsylvania certifies Biden election win

Pennsylvania officially certified Joe Biden's election win in the state.

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