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The planned expulsion of Palestinians from their homes in Jerusalem has captured the world’s attention, as activists in the US pressure Washington to act.

Several US Democratic politicians have condemned Israel's campaign to evict Palestinians from East Jerusalem's Sheikh Jarrah neighbourhood and called for decisive action from the Biden administration.

Why Israel's lobby fears a bill that won't pass

Mitchell Plitnick

Why Israel's lobby fears a bill that won't pass

Comment: Impressive support for the bill reflects a growing sense among Democrats that Israel should be treated like any other country, and be accountable to US law, writes Mitchell Plitnick.

A new effort to sell Israel to American liberals

Mitchell Plitnick

A new effort to sell Israel to American liberals

Comment: A new group seeks to sell Israel to American liberals. But the reality of massive and long-term violations of Palestinian rights will ...

Someone is trying to sue Twitter for suspending Trump

The New Arab Staff

Someone is trying to sue Twitter for suspending Trump

Erik Estavillo is trying to take his frustration over Twitter's decision to 'ban' Trump from its platform to court.

The New Arab Staff & Agencies

Democrat Pelosi narrowly re-elected as US House speaker

Nancy Pelosi, the only woman to serve as US Speaker of the House, was narrowly re-elected to the position Sunday in a deeply divided new Congress.

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 ...

The New Arab Staff

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 ...

The New Arab Staff

Muslim Congresswomen Rashida Tlaib and Ilhan Omar win re-election

Minnesota's Ilhan Omar and Michigan's Rashida Tlaib comfortably beat their Republican opponents.

New York progressive Alexandria <em>Ocasio</em>-<em>Cortez</em> wins second House term

The New Arab Staff & Agencies

New York progressive Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez wins second House term

New York Representative Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez won a second term in Congress.

Nour Odeh

US election 2020: What's at stake for Palestine?

Analysis: Trump's presidency has been a disaster for Palestinians, but Biden does not offer the kind of fundamental changes needed in US policy.

The progressive vote and the 2020 election

Yousef Munayyer

The progressive vote and the 2020 election

Comment: The rapid growth of the progressive vote in America over the past four years reveals how voting patterns will continue to change in ...

AOC withdraws from event commemorating 'bone crusher' Yitzhak Rabin

The New Arab Staff

AOC withdraws from event commemorating 'bone crusher' Yitzhak Rabin

Conflicting reports have emerged over whether the withdrawal is final, with Democratic insiders saying the decision could harm Joe Biden's ...

Biden administration would provide Israel aid without condition: Harris

The New Arab Staff

Biden administration would provide Israel aid without condition: Harris

Harris appeared to dismiss attempts by fellow Democrats to have aid to Israel withheld over rights violations against Palestinians.

NYC mayor criticises DSA pledge against Israel trips

The New Arab Staff

NYC mayor criticises DSA pledge against Israel trips

New York City's mayor called on candidates for municipal office to reject a pledge by the Democratic Socialists of America to decline visits to ...

The New Arab Staff

US Congresswoman Rashida Tlaib wins Michigan Democratic primary

US Representative Rashida Tlaib, the first Palestinian American woman in Congress, is on her way to retaining her seat following a victory in the Democratic primary election.

The New Arab Staff

Ilhan Omar calls for dismantling US 'system of oppression'

Muslim Minnesota Congresswoman Illham Omar delivered a powerful speech about racism in the US.

The New Arab Staff

Bernie Sanders signs AOC letter against West Bank annexation

Progressive Democrat and former presidential hopeful Bernie Sanders has signed a letter threatening cuts to military aid if Israel annexes parts ...

Josh Ruebner

Thanks to Ocasio-Cortez, Congress could finally hold Israel accountable

Comment: Rep. Ocasio-Cortez is showing real leadership by firmly grounding her opposition to Israeli annexation in Palestinian ...

Explainer: Israel's Trump-backed annexation plan for the West Bank

The New Arab Staff

Explainer: Israel's Trump-backed annexation plan for the West Bank

Your questions about Israel's plans to annex parts of the occupied West Bank, answered.

The New Arab Staff

AOC threatens Israel with aid cuts over annexation plans

US Democratic Congresswomen Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez and Rashida Tlaib have called on Washington to ditch military aid to ...

Sanders, Omar, AOC call for lifting sanctions on Iran

The New Arab

Sanders, Omar, AOC call for lifting sanctions on Iran

US presidential candidate Bernie Sanders, along with congresswomen Ilhan Omar and Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez, led dozens of ...

A pro-Israel PAC tried to sabotage Bernie in Iowa

Josh Ruebner

A pro-Israel PAC tried to sabotage Bernie in Iowa

Comment: Pro-Israel Democrats' attempts to detract from Bernie Sanders show how much support for Palestine has surged among progressives, writes ...

Rashida Tlaib wears Palestinian thobe to Trump's SOTU speech

The New Arab

Rashida Tlaib wears Palestinian thobe to Trump's SOTU speech

Tlaib has used her unique political platform to speak out against Donald Trump.

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