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Biden's plan touches issues from the Muslim ban, no-fly lists, refugee resettlement, census representation, to foreign policy pledges including reviving ties with Palestinian leaders and supporting Beirut's reconstruction

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

Sarsour is a steadfast ally, Biden shouldn't forget that

Mitchell Plitnick

Sarsour is a steadfast ally, Biden shouldn't forget that

Comment: Biden's campaign must make space in the Democratic tent for anti-racist and progressive ally, Linda Sarsour, writes Mitchell Plitnick.

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 ...

What a Biden-Harris ticket means for the Middle East

Brooke Anderson

What a Biden-Harris ticket means for the Middle East

America's strategy in the Middle East has failed. But can a Biden presidency repair it?

The New Arab Staff

Biden 'removed condemnation of Israeli occupation from campaign'

Biden allegedly told his advisors not to include “any reference to Israeli occupation” into a draft of his campaign’s platform days before it was released on July 15.

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 ...

Mobashra Tazamal

Now you're listening, Biden, here's what Muslim Americans want

Comment: It's easy for Biden oppose Trump's racist rhetoric, but the real test lies in whether he can meaningfully engage with the Muslim ...

The New Arab Staff

Hearing for Trump's Pentagon nominee cancelled over Islamophobic tweets

Anthony Tata, Trump's pick for a senior Pentagon role, had his confirmation hearing cancelled due to criticism over past Islamophobic tweets, ...

US Democrats deny motion to acknowledge Israeli occupation

The New Arab Staff

US Democrats deny motion to acknowledge Israeli occupation

The US Democratic National Committee voted overwhelmingly against a measure pushing for more critical language towards Israel in the party's ...

The New Arab Staff & Agencies

US: International students whose classes move online risk deportation

The US said it would not allow foreign students to remain in the country if all of their classes are moved online in the fall because of the ...

What defunding police can mean for US foreign policy

Stuart Schrader

What defunding police can mean for US foreign policy

Comment: Given the increasingly apparent entanglements between overseas war and domestic policing, defunding police could be the foundation for ...

Bernie <em>Sanders</em> signs AOC letter against West Bank annexation

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 ...

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

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 human and ...

Biden clinches Democratic nomination for 2020 race against Trump

The New Arab Staff & Agencies

Biden clinches Democratic nomination for 2020 race against Trump

Democratic presidential hopeful Joe Biden says he has enough votes to win the Democratic nomination and take on Donald Trump at the 2020 US ...

The New Arab

Netanyahu says annexed Palestinians will be denied Israeli citizenship

In a newspaper interview, Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu says that 50,000 Palestinians living in areas of the West Bank Israel plans to annex will not gain Israeli citizenship

The New Arab & agencies

Joe Biden makes first public appearance in over month

Joe Biden, the presumptive Democratic presidential nominee, emerged from more than two months of seclusion, wearing a black face mask.

The New Arab

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'.

The New Arab & agencies

White House hits out at 'Deep State' conspiracy

The White House hit back at fierce criticism over the firing of the State Department's top watchdog, suggesting he was a disloyal member of a ...

Prominent artists, actors urge Israel to end Gaza blockade

The New Arab

Prominent artists, actors urge Israel to end Gaza blockade

Over 200 prominent musicians, actors, filmmakers, authors and more signed on to an open letter urging Israel to end its blockade of Gaza during ...

The New Arab

Justin Amash seeks US Presidential nomination

Progressives have warned any undecided voter who is 'Amash-curious' to steer clear, for his track record against support for almost 'any public ...

Hillary Clinton endorses Joe Biden's White House bid

The New Arab & agencies

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.

'Largest' Muslim PAC backs Biden for US presidency

The New Arab

'Largest' Muslim PAC backs Biden for US presidency

A top Muslim political action committee has endorsed Joe Biden, days after Bernie Sanders urged his supporters to back the former vice ...

Muslim Americans salute Bernie, their first ever president

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 ...

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