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UN rights chief Michelle Bachelet has called for the White House to listen to the 'voices calling for an end to police violence' and 'endemic and structural racism'.

Comment: Images of armed, angry, white men openly violating stay-at-home orders, in contrast with those of shuttered mosques, tell a story of racial privilege in America, writes Khaled Beydoun.

Justin Amash seeks US Presidential nomination

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Justin Amash seeks US Presidential nomination

Progressives have warned any undecided voter who is 'Amash-curious' to steer clear, for his track record against support for almost 'any public institution'.

'You're not welcome': Trump's confusing immigration ban sows anxiety

Brooke Anderson

'You're not welcome': Trump's confusing immigration ban sows anxiety

Donald Trump has signed an executive order that temporarily suspends immigration into the US, leading to apprehension and fear in communities ...

Mosque morgue shows heavy coronavirus toll on UK minorities

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Mosque morgue shows heavy coronavirus toll on UK minorities

The coronavirus has disproportionately affected Muslims and other minorities in the UK, as shown by the need to construct a huge morgue outside ...

Sahar F. Aziz

Trump is using coronavirus to push anti-immigrant election agenda

Comment: Trump is using his administration's coronavirus response to ram through his anti-immigrant election platform, writes Sahar Aziz.

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Pompeo urges Egypt to protect US prisoners from Covid-19

The US secretary of state told Egypt to look after its American prisoners in the wake of the coronavirus pandemic.

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SpongeBob surprises Muslims with Ramadan message

From the depths of the Pacific Ocean, SpongeBob had a special message for those beginning the fasting month.

Mobashra Tazamal

Trump feeds his base with steady dose of xenophobia

Comment: Trump's latest order isn't aimed at protecting the health and safety of Americans, rather it seeks to distract from his ...

'Unfair' social distancing disparity between Easter and Ramadan: Trump

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'Unfair' social distancing disparity between Easter and Ramadan: Trump

The Islamic Society of North America, alongside Muslim medical experts, have already urged the suspension of group prayers, among other ...

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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 ...

<em>Muslim</em> <em>Americans</em> salute Bernie, their first ever president

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 ...

India's coronavirus outbreak unmasks the ugly face of Islamophobia

Shan. A. Zain

India's coronavirus outbreak unmasks the ugly face of Islamophobia

The Covid-19 outbreak has stoked vile Islamophobia in India, with right-wing extremists accusing Muslims of deliberately spreading the virus to ...

Mass Ramadan events in Iran may stop over coronavirus

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Mass Ramadan events in Iran may stop over coronavirus

Iran Supreme Leader Ayatollah Ali Khamenei suggested mass gatherings may not be allowed in the country throughout the Muslim holy month ...

Help us fight coronavirus, but don't expect to stay

Mat Nashed

Help us fight coronavirus, but don't expect to stay

Comment: After years of anti-migrant legislation, the US and UK are calling on foreign medics, but denying them the rights they deserve, writes ...

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Coronavirus-hit Western countries are begging refugee doctors to help

Germany, the US and the UK are turning to migrant and refugee medical professionals to help in the fight against coronavirus.

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The Middle East at war with coronavirus

Gaza authorities confirm first two COVID-19 cases, Iraq goes on nation-wide lockdown, Turkey gets serious with the elderly and the UAE bans ...

Hadani Ditmars

Egyptian comedian Bassem Youssef navigates the American dream

As Youssef tours the US with his new one man show, based on his life story, his journey into new genres reflects a personal and as well as ...

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Arab Americans rally behind Bernie Sanders in Michigan

Michigan’s Arab American community laid on a traditional dabke dance for Bernie Sanders at his rally in Dearborn ahead of the primary vote on 10 ...

<em>Muslim</em> women writers who are changing the narrative

Sumaiyya Naseem

Muslim women writers who are changing the narrative

#IWD2020: For International Women's Day we list some female Muslim writers who are fighting the system back with words by contributing ...

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Bernie Sanders ad calls for Palestinian rights

The Democratic presidential hopeful has attracted popular support among Arab-Americans, partly for his perceived pro-Palestine stance.

Biden gets boost as Klobuchar exits democratic race

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Biden gets boost as Klobuchar exits democratic race

Joe Biden's presidential hopes received a major campaign boost Monday as fellow centrist Amy Klobuchar dropped out of the Democratic race and ...

How Arab-<em>Americans</em> 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 ...

Iranian vice-president, former US hostage spokesperson struck by coronavirus

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Iranian vice-president, former US hostage spokesperson struck by coronavirus

Iran’s Vice-President for Women’s Affairs, Masoumeh Ebtekar, who was also the spokeswoman for the hostage-takers who seized the US Embassy in ...

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