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Comment: America was built on racist institutions, and Trump is doing his best to ensure they remain that way, writes Sam Hamad.

Derek Chauvin was one of four officers fired after an shocking video emerged showing him kneeling on the neck of a handcuffed African American man.

The Iraq Report: Pro-Iran MPs demand Saudi 'reparations'

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The Iraq Report: Pro-Iran MPs demand Saudi 'reparations'

Lawmakers close to Iran are trying to pass legislation that would force Riyadh to pay reparations to Iraqi victims of terrorism perpetrated by Saudi nationals.

New USAID religious freedom advisor has history of Islamophobia

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New USAID religious freedom advisor has history of Islamophobia

USAID's recently appointed religious freedom advisor has made multiple Islamophobic comments on his social media profiles.

Trump threatens to 'close down' social media

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Trump threatens to 'close down' social media

Donald Trump claimed social networks 'totally silence conservative voices' after Twitter tagged two of his posts propounding his unfounded ...

Mitchell Plitnick

Key Biden adviser offers little hope for Palestinians

Comment: Biden and his adviser Blinken are insisting that Palestinians accept the Israeli view, writes Mitchell Plitnick.

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Opposition leader says Netanyahu embarrassing Israel

Yair Lapid launched as a scathing attack against Benjamin Netanyahu, whose corruption trial is the talk of the country.

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Biden announces opposition to Israel's annexation of West Bank

Joe Biden has condemned the planned annexation of the occupied West Bank, saying it will place a barrier in 'prospects for peace'.

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Pompeo denied firing watchdog for probing Saudi arms sales

Secretary of State Mike Pompeo denied committing an act of retaliation by firing an internal watchdog, who lawmakers said was probing both arms ...

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

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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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US envoy threatens to hit Iran with UN sanctions

The US has said it is ready to bring back the crippling arms embargo against Iran as tensions simmer between the two countries.

<em>Obama</em> calls Trump's handling of Covid-19 a 'chaotic disaster'

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Obama calls Trump's handling of Covid-19 a 'chaotic disaster'

Former US president Barack Hussein Obama has deplored Trump's handling of the coronavirus pandemic.

US approves helicopters to Egypt despite human rights concerns

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US approves helicopters to Egypt despite human rights concerns

President Donald Trump's administration informed Congress on Thursday that it has given the green light to the package to refurbish 43 Apache ...

The Iraq Report: Protest movement revives as lockdown eased

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The Iraq Report: Protest movement revives as lockdown eased

The Iraqi deep state is on full alert, showing demonstrators they will be killed if they continue to ask for change.

US to seek 'all ways' to extend Iran embargo

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US to seek 'all ways' to extend Iran embargo

The US will use all means available to extend a UN arms embargo on Iran, US Secretary of State Mike Pompeo said on Wednesday.

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Hillary Clinton endorses Joe Biden's White House bid

Former US Secretary of State Hillary Clinton has endorsed Joe Biden's bid to become president in America's upcoming election.

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Pompeo to 'revive' JCPOA 'to justify renewing Iran sanctions'

The US Secretary of State appears to have gone back in time and will push to remain in the Iran nuclear deal, even though his president ...

Bahey el-Din Hassan

A job or a calling? Human rights in Egypt

Comment: Founder of the Cairo Institute for Human Rights Studies, Bahey el-Din Hassan takes a in-depth look at the personalities and debates ...

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 president, and one of ...

Why sanctions on Iran should be lifted now

Arash Azizi

Why sanctions on Iran should be lifted now

Comment: In the midst of the global coronavirus pandemic, sanctions have become an aid to a humanitarian catastrophe that could facilitate the ...

The New Arab

US to review troop presence in Iraq

US Secretary of State Mike Pompeo revealed that the country is reviewing its military presence in Iraq.

Report on Assad chemical attacks, too little, too late

Sam Hamad

Report on Assad chemical attacks, too little, too late

Comment: For the victims of Assad's chemical warfare, the damage inflicted by these attacks, and by the Russian propaganda surrounding them, has ...

MBS: The rise to power of Mohammed bin Salman

James Snell

MBS: The rise to power of Mohammed bin Salman

Book Club: Ben Hubbard tells the gripping story of how Saudi Arabia's mercurial ruler rose to power - a prince who would be king.

Baghdad's four decades of conflict and strife

Paul Iddon

Baghdad's four decades of conflict and strife

In-depth: From 1980 until now, the Iraqi capital has faced a series of conflicts, instability, and violence. This year marks 40 years since this ...

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