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Brick houses, artefacts, and tools from pharaonic times among the treasures found at the 3,000-year old ancient city in Egypt.

Hawass becomes the first Egyptian appointed to the UN position and is charged with promoting international tourism on behalf of the UN body

Protesters swarm to Capitol, halt session on Biden victory

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Protesters swarm to Capitol, halt session on Biden victory

Supporters of President Donald Trump stormed the US Capitol, forcing a halt to congressional deliberations over Joe Biden's Electoral College victory.

Biden to pick Buttigieg as transportation chief: reports

The New Arab Staff & Agencies

Biden to pick Buttigieg as transportation chief: reports

It's long been clear that Joe Biden would find some role for Pete Buttigieg in his administration.

Georgia's Muslims mobilise the vote in Senate race battle

Brooke Anderson

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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US military prepares for vaccine rollout

Trucks and cargo planes are at the ready to distribute millions of doses of coronavirus vaccine across the United States.

Brooke Anderson

Meet Fady Qaddoura, Indiana's first Muslim state senator

Palestinian-American Fady Qaddoura will be the first Muslim to serve in the Indiana Senate. A Democrat in a Republican stronghold, he ...

The New Arab Staff

Indiana elects its first Muslim state senator

Palestinian-American Fady Qaddoura will be the first Muslim to serve in the Indiana Statehouse after winning 52.5 percent of the vote.

The New Arab Staff

US House of Representatives to have three Muslim members

Three Muslim politicians will sit in the new House of Representatives, as votes continue to be counted in the hotly contested US presidential ...

Biden at 253/264 electoral votes, Trump at 214: reports

The New Arab Staff & Agencies

Biden at 253/264 electoral votes, Trump at 214: reports

Five states are still left uncalled, including major prizes such as Pennsylvania, and key small state Nevada -- meaning both Trump and Biden ...

The New Arab Staff & Agencies

Biden at 248 electoral votes, Trump at 214

Joe Biden has so far won 248 electoral votes while Donald Trump has captured 214, as six states remain uncalled.

Biden at 238 electoral votes, Trump at 213

The New Arab Staff & Agencies

Biden at 238 electoral votes, Trump at 213

Donald Trump has so far won 213 electoral college votes while his challenger Joe Biden has won 238. Seven states are still uncalled.

Biden at 126 electoral votes, Trump at 89

The New Arab Staff & Agencies

Biden at 126 electoral votes, Trump at 89

The first results of the US presidential election are trickling in.

Biden at 117 electoral votes, Trump at 80

The New Arab Staff & Agencies

Biden at 117 electoral votes, Trump at 80

Polls are gradually closing across the United States, with a long night of waiting for results ahead.

The New Arab Staff & Agencies

Trump wins Indiana, Kentucky, Biden takes Vermont, Virginia

The first results are trickling in, with US media projecting wins for the Republican incumbent so far in Indiana, Kentucky and West ...

The New Arab Staff & Agencies

Polls start to close in tense US presidential election

What was not expected immediately was a definitive verdict on whether Trump gets another four years or Biden pushes him out of the White House.

The New Arab Staff & Agencies

It's here: What to watch on US Election Day

The candidates hold distinctly different views on everything from climate change to taxes to racial injustice.

The New Arab guide to Arab-American voters

Mobashra Tazamal

The New Arab guide to Arab-American voters

Concentrated in key swing states, Arab-American voters have an outsized role to play in this year's election. We outline their projected voting ...

Marcus Montgomery

US Electoral College 2020: Current projections and future uncertainty

Can Joe Biden swing the Electoral College system in his favour? What the unprecedented circumstances surrounding the 2020 election could mean ...

Biden 'removed condemnation of Israeli occupation from campaign'

The New Arab Staff

Biden 'removed condemnation of Israeli occupation from campaign'

Biden allegedly told his advisors not to include “any reference to Israeli occupation” into a draft of his campaign’s platform days before it ...

Ancient Petra empty, silent as pandemic hits Jordan tourism

The New Arab Staff & Agencies

Ancient Petra empty, silent as pandemic hits Jordan tourism

As the novel coronavirus spread around the world, Jordanian authorities imposed a lockdown, and the last tourists left on March 16, a day before ...

Fired US watchdog 'was investigating fast-tracked Saudi arms deal'

The New Arab

Fired US watchdog 'was investigating fast-tracked Saudi arms deal'

Steve Linick was fired as the State Department's inspector general over his investigation into Pompeo's use of an emergency loophole to ...

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