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President Donald Trump will seek to revive his re-election hopes this week at the Republican Party's largely online convention.

Comment: It's easy for Biden oppose Trump's racist rhetoric, but the real test lies in whether he can meaningfully engage with the Muslim American community, writes Mobashra Tazamal.

Trump banks on 'silent majority' ahead of Presidential elections

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Trump banks on 'silent majority' ahead of Presidential elections

President Donald Trump mounted a strident defense of his wavering reelection bid with 100 days to go in a campaign that has seen him underwater in the polls.

Trump could lose reelection in 100 days

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Trump could lose reelection in 100 days

Trump faces possible humiliation at the hands of Biden, a man he derides as "sleepy" and mentally incompetent, yet who leads by double digits in ...

Trump moves Bush, <em>Clinton</em> portraits to disused room

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Trump moves Bush, Clinton portraits to disused room

Trump's former national security adviser John Bolton said in his recently published book that Trump "despised" both Bush and Bush's father.

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Pompeo denied firing watchdog for probing Saudi arms sales

Secretary of State Mike Pompeo denied committing an act of retaliation by firing an internal watchdog, who lawmakers said was probing both arms sales to Saudi Arabia.

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Hillary Clinton endorses Joe Biden's White House bid

Former US Secretary of State Hillary Clinton has endorsed Joe Biden's bid to become president in America's upcoming election.

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 ...

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Bernie Sanders ends his US presidential bid

Bernie Sanders has ended his presidential bid, clearing the way for Joe Biden to challenge Donald Trump in the upcoming US elections.

Sanders blasts Israeli and Saudi rulers as 'racists', 'thugs'

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Sanders blasts Israeli and Saudi rulers as 'racists', 'thugs'

The progressive presidential candidate lambasted MBS and Netanyahu, issuing a rallying cry for a more just foreign policy and pledging to ...

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Bernie Sanders wins New Hampshire Democratic primary

Bernie Sanders won New Hampshire's presidential primary election on Tuesday, narrowly edging moderate rival Pete Buttigieg and scoring the first ...

Khashoggi documentary 'The Dissident' lands at Sundance Film Festival

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Khashoggi documentary 'The Dissident' lands at Sundance Film Festival

Bryan Fogel's 'The Dissident' is a searing documentary about Jamal Khashoggi's murder, unveiling a detailed investigation into the Saudi regime ...

Libyan sentenced to 19 years for US consulate attack

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Libyan sentenced to 19 years for US consulate attack

Mustafa al-Imam was sentenced to 19 years imprisonment for his role in a 2012 attack on the US embassy in Benghazi which killed Ambassador Chris ...

US Democrats have a lot to learn from 2016

Mohamed ElMeshad

US Democrats have a lot to learn from 2016

Comment: Fielding another centrist candidate in 2020 will lose the Democrats the election, as it did in 2016, writes Mohammed ElMeshad.

Erdogan returns much-mocked 'tough guy' letter to Trump

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Erdogan returns much-mocked 'tough guy' letter to Trump

Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan said he had returned a letter that Donald Trump had previously sent him, in which the US president broke ...

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Ex-UN Syria envoy quit to 'avoid shaking Assad's hand'

In 2014, de Mistura became the third UN diplomat tasked with ending the Syria war which erupted in 2011, before leaving his post last year.

The New Arab & agencies

Hillary throws shade at Trump with parody Kennedy letter

Hillary Clinton posted a joke letter on Twitter supposedly sent by John F. Kennedy during the 1962 Cuban missile crisis, ...

The New Arab & agencies

Why Trump says he's 'unbothered' by Russian interference reports

Trump reportedly told the Russian foreign minister and ambassador that he was not bothered by their country's meddling because the US did the ...

The New Arab

Trump staff restricted access to Saudi crown prince's calls

White House staff tried to limit Trump's interaction with Vladimir Putin and Mohammed bin Salman.

Tulsi loves Assad: Syria and the 2020 US elections

Amr Salahi

Tulsi loves Assad: Syria and the 2020 US elections

Syria is no longer a major news story in the US, but one Democratic Party presidential hopeful’s record on Syria may come back to haunt her.

The New Arab

Israeli left slams Netanyahu's silence on Trump's anti-Semitism

The Israeli left has slammed Prime Minister Binyamin Netanyahu for sweeping Trump's anti-Semitism under the carpet.

Mueller to Congress: Trump was not exonerated

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Mueller to Congress: Trump was not exonerated

Former special counsel Robert Mueller said President Donald Trump had not been exonerated by his investigation.

Trump demands Congresswomen he insulted apologise to US, Israel

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Trump demands Congresswomen he insulted apologise to US, Israel

US President Trump has demanded that ethnic-minority Congresswomen he insulted apologise to US and Israel for 'horrible things they have said'.

Libyan sides vie for support from capricious White House

Guma El-Gamaty

Libyan sides vie for support from capricious White House

Comment: US backing is deemed to be a game-changer in Libya, with Haftar and the GNA both hoping to win over a largely disinterested president, ...

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