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Armenia will commemorate the genocide this year by turning off street lights due to the novel coronavirus disease.

The bill would provide help to million of Americans struggling with housing insecurity.

'Largest' Muslim PAC backs Biden for US presidency

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'Largest' Muslim PAC backs Biden for US presidency

A top Muslim political action committee has endorsed Joe Biden, days after Bernie Sanders urged his supporters to back the former vice president.

Sanders, <em>Omar</em>, AOC call for lifting sanctions on Iran

The New Arab

Sanders, Omar, AOC call for lifting sanctions on Iran

US presidential candidate Bernie Sanders, along with congresswomen Ilhan Omar and Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez, led dozens of ...

Kim Kardashian faces backlash after calling lahmacun 'Armenian pizza'

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Kim Kardashian faces backlash after calling lahmacun 'Armenian pizza'

Reality star Kim Kardashian provoked a fiery debate on the origins of lahmacun when she described it as 'Armenian pizza' on her Instagram.

The New Arab & agencies

US declares virus emergency as Europe locks down

The measure came as infections and deaths soared in Europe.

The New Arab

Ilhan Omar: "Suspend" Iran sanctions amid coronavirus outbreak

Minnesota Representative Ilhan Omar reiterated her opposition to punitive US sanctions against Iran as the country undergoes a ...

Mariam Khan

Inside the untold history of revolutionary Muslim women

#IWD2020: This International Women's Day, it's time to celebrate the untold stories of history's boundary-breaking Muslim women.

The New Arab & agencies

First Turkish-American police chief threatened over 'race, religion'

Ibrahim 'Mike' Baycora was appointed as police chief of the city of Paterson, New Jersey, last month.

How Arab-Americans embraced 'Amo Bernie' as one of them

Florence Dixon

How Arab-Americans embraced 'Amo Bernie' as one of them

In-depth: From Amo to Habibi, Bernie Sanders has become the first presidential candidate in US history to embrace the Arab community, and ...

The New Arab

G20 financial leaders tackle coronavirus epidemic at Saudi meeting

Financial leaders from the world's top 20 economies are attending a meeting in the Saudi capital on Saturday to discuss the global economy and ...

Influential Muslim group backs Bernie Sanders for presidential nomination

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Influential Muslim group backs Bernie Sanders for presidential nomination

‘We are proud to stand by his side’: One of the US’ most influential political groups has thrown its weight behind Democratic nominee for ...

Israel lobby AIPAC is 'helping fund' anti-Sanders ad campaigns

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Israel lobby AIPAC is 'helping fund' anti-Sanders ad campaigns

Pro-Israel lobby AIPAC is reportedly encouraging its members to give to a Super PAC launching an anti-Sanders advertisement campaign in Nevada.

US congresswoman slams 'hate group' AIPAC following attack ads

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US congresswoman slams 'hate group' AIPAC following attack ads

After AIPAC ran Facebook ads labelling three US congresswomen "radicals in the Democratic Party", one slammed the organisation for "hate speech".

US appoints its first ever Turkish-American police chief

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US appoints its first ever Turkish-American police chief

A Turkish-American man who moved to America when he was an infant has become the first Muslim in the country to be appointed as a police chief.

Josh Ruebner

A pro-Israel PAC tried to sabotage Bernie in Iowa

Comment: Pro-Israel Democrats' attempts to detract from Bernie Sanders show how much support for Palestine has surged among progressives, writes Josh Ruebner.

The New Arab

Rashida Tlaib wears Palestinian thobe to Trump's SOTU speech

Tlaib has used her unique political platform to speak out against Donald Trump.

Mobashra Tazamal

As election cycle begins, Trump supersizes his favourite tactic

Comment: President Trump has made Islamophobia one of the defining features of his presidency, writes Mobashra Tazamal.

The New Arab

Five US mosques approved as Iowa caucus sites

In an effort to improve Muslim voter participation, the Iowa democratic party approved five mosques for use as caucus sites on Monday.

Progressive Democrats condemn Trump's sham 'Deal of the Century'

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Progressive Democrats condemn Trump's sham 'Deal of the Century'

Prominent Democratic voices have slammed the 'peace plan' as a 'sham', 'theft' and a 'political stunt'.

Marcus Montgomery

How US progressives are stifling Trump's warmongering with Iran

Comment: Where Congress is limited in its ability to curtail Trump's actions, progressives and leftist grassroots are stepping in, writes Marcus ...

Not even War Powers Act can stop Trump now

Josh Ruebner

Not even War Powers Act can stop Trump now

Comment: Democrats are trying to limit Trump's warmongering, but blind support from Republicans, plus a presidential veto are making that near ...

Accusing Sanders of anti-Semitism amounts to thinly veiled Islamophobia

Sahar F. Aziz

Accusing Sanders of anti-Semitism amounts to thinly veiled Islamophobia

Comment: Critics are accusing Jewish candidate Bernie Sanders of anti-Semitism, just to keep his progressive politics out of power, writes Sahar ...

Trump signs order classing Judaism as a nationality

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Trump signs order classing Judaism as a nationality

US President Donald Trump will sign an executive order Wednesday extending protections against discrimination to those facing anti-Semitism on ...

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