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Facebook disabled accounts used by the Palestinian Authority's internal intelligence organisation to spy on journalists, human rights activists and political opponents.

The memoir of former vice president Mike Pence is to be published, despite protests by staff.

Biden after Floyd verdict: 'We can't stop here'

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Biden after Floyd verdict: 'We can't stop here'

"'I can't breathe.' Those were George Floyd's last words," Biden said, hours after the verdict. "We can't let those words die with him. We have to keep hearing those words."

How UNRWA became a battleground for Palestinian rights

Emad Moussa

How UNRWA became a battleground for Palestinian rights

In-depth: Deeply intertwined with the history of the Palestinian struggle, the UN agency has faced defunding and political delegitimisation in a ...

What's in a flag?

Malia Bouattia

What's in a flag?

Comment: The Algerian flag stands for freedom against the people's oppressors: colonial and domestic, historic and present. No wonder France ...

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Turkey's central bank holds interest rate under new chief

It is the first decision the central bank has made since the sacking of former governor Naci Agbal.

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Biden: 'time to end' Afghanistan war with total pullout

US President Joe Biden is naming September 11 as the deadline by which the last US soldiers will have finally departed Afghanistan.

The New Arab Staff

US Senators back nuclear talks with Iran in letter

A letter sent to US President Biden by 27 Democratic senators says that sanctions on Iran should be lifted if it returns to compliance with the ...

The New Arab Staff

France 'to ban Algerian flags' at weddings

France is seeking to ban foreign flags at weddings under a new amendment of the controversial 'anti-separatism' bill, which critics say unfairly ...

US asks Iran to be 'pragmatic'

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US asks Iran to be 'pragmatic'

Following talks in Vienna, the US has asked Iran to be more practical when it comes to renegotiating the nuclear deal.

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Biden keeps cap on Pentagon budget

The budget for the US military will see a small increase in its budget, a change from the large increases made by the previous president.

Biden to form commission on Supreme Court reform: W.House

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Biden to form commission on Supreme Court reform: W.House

The commission's creation comes six months after the highly controversial confirmation of conservative judge Amy Coney Barrett to the Supreme ...

Turkish women activists battle to re-instate Istanbul Convention

Alessandra Bajec

Turkish women activists battle to re-instate Istanbul Convention

On an almost daily basis, several thousand women's rights activists have hit the streets to demand Erdogan re-instate Turkey to the Istanbul ...

CAIR condemns Republican's deleted 'Islamophobic tweet' about Ilhan Omar

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CAIR condemns Republican's deleted 'Islamophobic tweet' about Ilhan Omar

Ilhan Omar was the target of a now-deleted tweet invoking the memory the 9/11 terror attacks and directing it at Muslim Congresswoman Ilhan Omar.

Officer killed in US Capitol car-ramming attack

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Officer killed in US Capitol car-ramming attack

An attack at the US Capitol has left one police officer dead, as well as the attack, who was shot by police.

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 prove difficult to overcome, writes Mitchell Plitnick.

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Mexican child, 9, dies trying to enter US

A nine-year-old Mexican girl died while trying to cross the Rio Grande to enter the United States

Mitchell Plitnick

Israeli elections: The view from Washington

Comment: While Biden may prefer someone like Yair Lapid at the helm, his administration is preparing for another Netanyahu-led Israeli ...

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Trump to launch own social media platform: ex-aide

Donald Trump plans to return to social media soon, using "his own platform" after being banned from Twitter and other outlets, a former advisor ...

Divided House OKs Dems’ bill helping Dreamer immigrants

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Divided House OKs Dems’ bill helping Dreamer immigrants

The US Democrats snatched a win in the year’s first vote on an issue that once again faces a steep uphill climb in Congress.

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Biden's immigration policy takes heat as migrant levels soar

President Joe Biden faced mounting pressure Monday from Republicans over his handling of a surge in migrants - including thousands of ...

UK announces sanctions on Syrian figures

The New Arab Staff

UK announces sanctions on Syrian figures

The UK foreign office has announced sanctions against supports and allies of the Syrian regime, including the foreign minister.

Biden signs huge stimulus bill ahead of coronavirus speech

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Biden signs huge stimulus bill ahead of coronavirus speech

President Joe Biden signed a massive $1.9 trillion economic stimulus bill ahead of giving a national address where he was set to urge "hope".

US Senator blames Biden for Saudi energy attacks

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US Senator blames Biden for Saudi energy attacks

Renewed attacks on Saudi's energy facilities is bringing the kingdom into global focus.

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