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The ruling last week includes a travel ban and freeze on assets for three years. The decision may be appealed within 60 days.

For US progressives, the fight has only just begun

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 agenda is heard.

France threatens home-schooler parents with jail in 'anti-extremism' drive

The New Arab Staff

France threatens home-schooler parents with jail in 'anti-extremism' drive

France will introduce an identification number system to help enforce the controversial legislation.

Pompeo says will make unprecedented visit to Israeli-occupied Golan

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Pompeo says will make unprecedented visit to Israeli-occupied Golan

The US Secretary of State will be the first top American diplomat to visit Golan Heights.

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Brother of Saudi reformist cleric sentenced to five years

A leading human rights platform corroborated the development in several posts to Twitter.

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 ...

The New Arab Staff & Agencies

Kamala Harris leads record wave of elected women

Kamala Harris is set to become the first female vice president in United States history; she will also be the first Black or South Asian vice ...

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Iraqis working with US fear reprisal from Iran-backed militias

There are serious concerns among translators who worked with US coalition forces in Iraq over their personal information being made available to ...

Biden won the election... now what?

Dalia Mogahed

Biden won the election... now what?

Comment: America's deep-rooted structural challenges will not go away with the inauguration of President Biden, and correcting these ...

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 ...

President Biden must reward Arab Americans for their support

Abed Ayoub and Khaled A. Beydoun

President Biden must reward Arab Americans for their support

Comment: Biden's campaign understood that Arab and Muslim voting blocs are essential for victory, his future administration should ...

Meet Fady Qaddoura, Indiana's first <em>Muslim</em> state senator

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 ...

Close the door on your way out, Mr Trump

Sam Hamad

Close the door on your way out, Mr Trump

Comment: Trump's electoral defeat is just a single blow against the authoritarianism that he represents. Biden's work to defend democracy begins ...

How Arabs and Muslims flipped Michigan blue for Biden

Brooke Anderson

How Arabs and Muslims flipped Michigan blue for Biden

In-depth: Through diligent organising and outreach, Arab and Muslim communities delivered for Joe Biden in Michigan.

The New Arab Staff & Agencies

Biden begins transition as Trump refuses to concede

US President-elect Joe Biden took the first steps Sunday towards moving into the White House in 73 days, as Donald Trump again refused to admit defeat.

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Biden intends to scrap 'Muslim ban' upon taking office

US president-elect Joe Biden intends to lift Trump's controversial 'Muslim ban' when he takes office in January.

The New Arab Staff

Joe Biden set to roll back controversial Trump policies

The Democratic president-elect plans major changes in immigration, healthcare and climate policy.

Diana Alghoul

Exclusive: Reactions to US elections inside the Middle East

The Middle East is keeping a watchful eye on the outcome of the volatile elections taking place in the US.

Muslims face election-day anxiety over Trump's travel <em>ban</em>

Brooke Anderson

Muslims face election-day anxiety over Trump's travel ban

In-depth: For Muslims in America and around the world, the 2020 US election could very well determine their life trajectories.

Brooke Anderson

Why some American Muslims are choosing to vote Republican

In-depth: Small but growing support for Trump among America's Muslims shows that the Democratic Party takes the Muslim vote for granted ...

Quebec's <em>ban</em> on religious symbols faces historic legal challenge

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Quebec's ban on religious symbols faces historic legal challenge

Civil liberties groups are set to challenge a law they say has created 'second-class citizenship' for some Canadians.

In Trump's America, Muslims feel the impact of Islamophobia

Mobashra Tazamal

In Trump's America, Muslims feel the impact of Islamophobia

The New Arab Meets: CAIR National Executive Director Nihad Awad to discuss the Muslim community's fight against Islamophobia in Trump's ...

Arab and <em>Muslim</em> candidates take on local US politics

Brooke Anderson

Arab and Muslim candidates take on local US politics

In-depth: Aside from winning their races, Arab and Muslim politicians also have to win over sceptics.

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