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Biden's foreign policy advisor laid out the presidential candidate's intention to curb support for Saudi Arabia, but failed to outline a clear commitment to establishing Palestinian sovereignty.

Muslim Minnesota Congresswoman Illham Omar delivered a powerful speech about racism in the US.

Bernie Sanders signs AOC letter against West Bank annexation

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Bernie Sanders signs AOC letter against West Bank annexation

Progressive Democrat and former presidential hopeful Bernie Sanders has signed a letter threatening cuts to military aid if Israel annexes parts of the occupied West Bank.

Thanks to Ocasio-Cortez, Congress could finally hold Israel accountable

Josh Ruebner

Thanks to Ocasio-Cortez, Congress could finally hold Israel accountable

Comment: Rep. Ocasio-Cortez is showing real leadership by firmly grounding her opposition to Israeli annexation in Palestinian human and ...

Trump claims <em>Ilhan</em> <em>Omar</em> wants to corrupt 'our country'

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Trump claims Ilhan Omar wants to corrupt 'our country'

US President Donald Trump has made yet more racist attacks against Somali-American Congresswoman Ilhan Omar.

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US Congresswoman Ilhan Omar loses father to coronavirus

Her father came to the US from a refugee camp in Kenya in 1995.

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Armenia alters genocide commemorations due to Covid-19 lockdown

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

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Ilhan Omar: Cancel rent, mortgage payments during coronavirus pandemic

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

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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

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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 ...

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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.

US declares virus emergency as Europe locks down

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US declares virus emergency as Europe locks down

The measure came as infections and deaths soared in Europe.

<em>Ilhan</em> <em>Omar</em>: "Suspend" Iran sanctions amid coronavirus outbreak

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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 ...

Inside the untold history of revolutionary Muslim women

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.

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

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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.

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 they're feeling the Bern like never before.

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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 ...

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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 ...

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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".

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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.

A pro-Israel PAC tried to sabotage Bernie in Iowa

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 ...

Rashida Tlaib wears Palestinian thobe to Trump's SOTU speech

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Rashida Tlaib wears Palestinian thobe to Trump's SOTU speech

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

As election cycle begins, Trump supersizes his favourite tactic

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.

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