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Comment: Though he's unlikely to achieve it by executive order, Trump's plan to end birthright citizenship would set America on a dangerous path, writes James Snell.

Comment: The US Senate and the press are vital tools in pressuring Trump to change his tune on Saudi Arabia, writes Imad K. Harb.

Trump's march to war with Iran

Joe Cirincione

Trump's march to war with Iran

Comment: War with Iran would be a painful and pointless disaster, writes Joe Cirincione.

Row over Russia sanctions exposes chaotic US foreign policy

The New Arab & agencies

Row over Russia sanctions exposes chaotic US foreign policy

UN Ambassador Nikki Haley claimed she 'does not get confused' after mistakenly announcing that new sanctions against Russia were imminent.

Inspirational US #MuslimsforDream: A community empowered by its faith

Malia Bouattia

Inspirational US #MuslimsforDream: A community empowered by its faith

Comment: The DACA protests have shown there is an alternative, if we are willing to pay the price and abandon our desperate bid for official ...

The New Arab & agencies

Paul Ryan tours Middle East to 'smash Iranian threat'

The US house speaker said in the UAE that Washington wants to challenge Iran's ability to threaten the region with ballistic missiles and stop its expansion across the Middle East.

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US lawmakers vote to suspend aid to Palestinian Authority

US lawmakers have voted to suspend aid to the Palestinian Authority unless it ends social payments to the families of Palestinians detained or ...

Dan Arel

Trump on Charlottesville was too little too late

Comment: Even with empty gestures condemning white supremacy, these groups feel emboldened. For Muslims and other minorities, the damage has ...

Andrew Leber

Comey testimony reveals Republican willingness to shield Trump

Comment: Comey's testimony revealed how hard it is to rein in Trump, but with the hearing over, perhaps attention can be refocused on other, ...

US and UAE hold talks on security and Iran

The New Arab

US and UAE hold talks on security and Iran

UAE's Prince Mohammed bin Zayed visited Secretary of State Rex Tillerson and Speaker Paul Ryan at the White House on Tuesday, ...

The New Arab & agencies

Trump 'shared classified intelligence' with Russia

Donald Trump gave Russian Foreign Minister Sergei Lavrov and Moscow's envoy to the US Sergey Kislyak details about a specific terror threat ...

Chomsky and the Syria revisionists: Regime whitewashing

Muhammad Idrees Ahmad

Chomsky and the Syria revisionists: Regime whitewashing

Comment: Chomsky cites Postol because he is a man with credentials, giving conspiracy theories a veneer of scientific plausibility, writes ...

Obamacare repeal moves one step closer after US vote Obamacare repeal moves one step closer after US vote

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Obamacare repeal moves one step closer after US vote

The US house of representatives voted narrowly in favour of a new healthcare bill, putting Donald Trump's promise to repeal Obamacare one step ...

Trump administration to review Iran sanctions relief

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Trump administration to review Iran sanctions relief

The US Secretary of State notified Congress of plans to review whether sanctions relief given to Iran as part of the 2015 nuclear deal was in US ...

Trump considers tweaking travel ban to reinstate it

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Trump considers tweaking travel ban to reinstate it

The US president is looking to give his refugee and immigration travel ban a second try – either as a revision or as a new order.

Roxanne Perugino

Republican-controlled Congress not a carte blanche for Donald Trump

Comment: Republican control of Congress and White House by no means ensures the relationship between Trump and Congress will be smooth sailing or that Trump’s proposals and policies will prevail

The New Arab

US House slams UN for Israeli settlement resolution

US lawmakers on Thursday passed a non-binding resolution denouncing last month’s United Nations Security Council vote against Israel's expansion ...

The New Arab

Trump vows to 'immediately' deport some three million immigrants

Donald Trump will deport or incarcerate two million to three million people in the US over ‘criminal activities’, the president-elect said ...

Lawrence Pintak

Islamophobia after Trump

Comment: Trump's political reality show is about to be cancelled, but in quiet corners of America, extremists of a different variety continue to ...

Trump vows 'never to quit' as Republicans disavow him

The New Arab & agencies

Trump vows 'never to quit' as Republicans disavow him

Donald Trump's lewd videotaped remarks about women threw his White House campaign and the Republican Party in crisis on Saturday, just 30 days ...

The New Arab & agencies

US House to vote on 'anti-Saudi' 9/11 bill

The US House of Representatives is to vote on the controversial bill that would allow Riyadh to be sued over 9/11, but the White House is ...

Will the Republican Party turn against Donald Trump?

Will the Republican Party turn against Donald Trump?

In-depth: The rank and file of the Republican Party are growing increasingly restless with their official presidential nominee, who has gone ...

White House denies Iran ransom payment

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White House denies Iran ransom payment

The White House has denied accusations that it paid Iran ransom for the release of four American prisoners in January.

US officials condemn Trump for insulting slain soldier's family

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US officials condemn Trump for insulting slain soldier's family

US presidential hopeful Donald Trump's feud with the family of a slain Muslim-American soldier drew the condemnation of officials from across ...

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