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Egyptian authorities arrested a cartoonist for posting a video that marked the tenth anniversary of the January 25th pro-democracy uprising.

A decade after the January 25 uprising, thousands of protesters are estimated to have fled to escape the President Abdel Fattah el-Sisi government, which is now considered even more oppressive.

Biden undoes Trump migration orders, pushes for major reform

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Biden undoes Trump migration orders, pushes for major reform

Scribbled signatures from his pen on Wednesday lifted an entry ban for people from many majority Muslim nations and halted construction of Trump's border wall with Mexico.

<em>Muslim</em> groups submit UN complaint over France's 'structural Islamophobia'

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Muslim groups submit UN complaint over France's 'structural Islamophobia'

A collective of organisations has called on the UN to take action and put an end to anti-Muslim actions and policies in France.

Ayatollah Khamenei’s Twitter account suspended after Trump 'death threat'

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Ayatollah Khamenei’s Twitter account suspended after Trump 'death threat'

One of Ayatollah Khamenei’s Twitter accounts has been suspended after a picture was posted showing former president Trump under the shadow of a ...

Swiss favour 'burqa ban', poll shows

According to the poll of 15,000 voters, a full 63 percent said they would vote yes or were considering voting yes in an upcoming popular vote on the ban.

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MidEast experts explore challenges facing Biden in new book

'Biden and The Middle East: A Challenging Road Ahead' was launched online on Tuesday,

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Biden bets big on immigration changes in opening move

In his first day in office, President Biden has overturned the unpopular ban on immigration from Muslim majority countries.

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Biden signs multiple orders, including to end Muslim ban

US President Joe Biden signed a series of executive orders to reverse decisions by his predecessor Donald Trump, including the ban on ...

Biden becomes 46th US president, vowing 'new day'

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Biden becomes 46th US president, vowing 'new day'

Joe Biden has delivered a speech promising unity and a fight against racism and division in the US.

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Trump leaves White House, skipping Biden inauguration

Donald Trump has left the White House, breaking with tradition as he finally leaves Washington.

Joe Biden to end <em>Muslim</em> <em>ban</em> hours after inauguration

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Joe Biden to end Muslim ban hours after inauguration

Joe Biden is set to issue new orders on key issues, including an end to the Muslim ban, hours after he assumes the US ...

Biden's success rests on America's reckoning with itself

Zaina Ujayli

Biden's success rests on America's reckoning with itself

Comment: The myth of American exceptionalism finally came tumbling down on January 6. Biden's success rests on his ability to lead America's ...

The racist legacy of outgoing US President Donald Trump

Narjas Zatat

The racist legacy of outgoing US President Donald Trump

It is Donald Trump's last official day as President of the United States, and his departure is a good time to look back on his problematic ...

<em>Muslim</em> <em>ban</em>-afflicted mothers wait for Biden to see children

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Muslim ban-afflicted mothers wait for Biden to see children

Mothers who come from countries that are on Trump's Muslim ban list are counting down the days until Joe Biden becomes ...

Rabyaah Althaibani and Nicholas Chanko

'Unity' in Yemen is the only path to survival

Comment: The success of Yemen's new government will rest on building trust between factions, as well as the actions of the incoming US administration, write Rabyaah Althaibani and Nicholas Chanko.

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Riyadh appeals court slashes sentence of US-Saudi doctor

Walid al-Fitaihi, a prominent US-Saudi doctor and motivational speaker, will no longer serve time in prison. Last month, he was sentenced to six ...

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Biden plans swift action on coronavirus

Joe Biden has promised quick action to address the coronavirus pandemic and boost the ailing US economy once he takes office.

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Biden to scrap 'Muslim ban' on first day

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

Trump considering presidential pardon for former aide Steve Bannon

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Trump considering presidential pardon for former aide Steve Bannon

Donald Trump is reportedly considering a presidential pardon for Steve Bannon, who has been charged with conspiracy to commit wire ...

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US to block cotton from China's Xinjiang region

The US government will halt imports of cotton and tomatoes from China's Xinjiang region over Beijing's treatment of the country's Uighur ...

Airbnb cancels Washington rentals during Biden inauguration

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Airbnb cancels Washington rentals during Biden inauguration

Facing the possibility of renewed violence from Trump supporters, Washington residents had been urging neighbors with Airbnbs not to rent during ...

Why India is shutting down Islamic schools in Assam

Hanan Zaffar

Why India is shutting down Islamic schools in Assam

In-depth: Opposition parties say the move is an anti-Muslim political stunt to polarise voters ahead of regional elections in March.

Austria calls for European register of <em>Muslim</em> imams

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Austria calls for European register of Muslim imams

Vienna has now called for European states to follow its lead on registering imams, after the measure came into effect in Austria on Friday.

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