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Shortly after taking office in 2017, Donald Trump imposed travel restrictions barring entry to US for nationals from seven Muslim-majority countries.

CAIR warned that the threat of white supremacist violence and armed protests leading up to and on Inauguration Day is high and Muslims may be a target.

Ilhan Omar, Rashida Tlaib call for Trump impeachment

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Ilhan Omar, Rashida Tlaib call for Trump impeachment

Several Democrats have called for Trump's impeachment after his supporters stormed the US Capitol.

Somber Senate unites to reject election challenges

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Somber Senate unites to reject election challenges

The US Senate resumed work after the building was stormed by protesters, with many senators withdrawing their objections to the results of the ...

Q&A: Ilhan Omar awaits more productive US foreign policy

Negar Mortazavi

Q&A: Ilhan Omar awaits more productive US foreign policy

Congresswoman Ilhan Omar talks to Negar Mortazavi about her hopes for the Biden administration's foreign policy, and takes stock of the damage ...

Brooke Anderson

Georgia's first Muslim senator reflects on America's political future

Sheikh Rahman was the first Muslim and Bangladeshi immigrant to be elected to Georgia's senate. Now his state could decide the direction of American politics.

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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Trump administration wages last major Supreme Court fight

If the outgoing president's plan goes forward, states with large numbers of undocumented immigrants could see their influence reduced in the US ...

Brooke Anderson

For US progressives, the fight has only just begun

In-depth: Progressives and minority voters helped Biden across the finish line in key swing states. Now they want to make sure their policy ...

Trump tries to leverage power to subvert Biden win

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Trump tries to leverage power to subvert Biden win

Donald Trump remains defiant in the face of Biden's recent presidential victory.

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Georgia recount expected to affirm Biden win

Georgia is expected to confirm President-elect Joe Biden as the state's winner, as President Donald Trump doubles down on his baseless claims of ...

Trump's attorney argues to block Biden win in Pennsylvania

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Trump's attorney argues to block Biden win in Pennsylvania

President Donald Trump's personal attorney, returned to federal court to accuse Democrats in control of big cities of hatching a nationwide ...

How Minnesota's Somali community helped vote Trump out

Brooke Anderson

How Minnesota's Somali community helped vote Trump out

In-depth: Amid large-scale grassroots campaigning and growing political influence, Minnesota's Somali community has become a key voting bloc in ...

US Muslim representative Ilhan Omar slams Trump's 'Klan' rallies

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US Muslim representative Ilhan Omar slams Trump's 'Klan' rallies

'The Squad' member and Minnesota congresswoman likened Donald Trump campaign rallies to racist Ku Klux Klan meets and slammed the ...

US military flew terminally ill Bahrain premier to America

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US military flew terminally ill Bahrain premier to America

The US military flew Bahrain's late Prince Khalifa bin Salman Al Khalifa in for treatment shortly before he died.

Asad Dandia and Hamzah Raza

American Muslims won this election

Comment: Biden's victory affirms the power of those on the margins to organise, assert their voices, and radically transform the political landscape, write Asad Dandia and Hamzah Raza.

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Obituary: Prince Khalifa bin Salman, Bahrain's long-serving prime minister

Holding office until his death at 84, Prince Khalifa bin Salman Al-Khalifa was one of the world's longest-serving prime ministers.

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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.

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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 ...

First Muslim woman elected to Colorado state legislature

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First Muslim woman elected to Colorado state legislature

Iman Jodeh has become the first Palestinian and first Muslim woman elected to the legislative body of the western US state of Colorado

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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 ...

Navigating Arab identity in America's racial landscape

Yousef H. Alshammari

Navigating Arab identity in America's racial landscape

For Arab Americans, finding a sense of belonging in the United States is a complex and evolving journey, writes Yousef H. Alshammari.

Biden rebuilding 'blue wall' in race for White House

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Biden rebuilding 'blue wall' in race for White House

Joe Biden is rebuilding support in key Democrat states as he and Trump go head-to-head for the presidency.

Biden at 248 electoral votes, Trump at 214

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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.

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