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Senator Mitch McConnell, the powerful leader of the Republican majority in the Senate, scheduled a vote to override the president's veto of the defence bill for Wednesday.

Democratic House Speaker Nancy Pelosi slammed Trump's veto as "reckless".

Trump, under pressure, signs $900 bn Covid relief bill

The New Arab Staff & Agencies

Trump, under pressure, signs $900 bn Covid relief bill

The turnaround came after a day marked by calls from all sides of the political spectrum for action to avert an economic and social disaster, especially for America's vulnerable populations.

Biden to pick Buttigieg as transportation chief: reports

The New Arab Staff & Agencies

Biden to pick Buttigieg as transportation chief: reports

It's long been clear that Joe Biden would find some role for Pete Buttigieg in his administration.

What to expect from Biden's Israel policy

Thomas O. Falk

What to expect from Biden's Israel policy

Analysis: Biden's relationship with Israel could be tested over Iran, but the president-elect's proclivity for a paradigm shift or a reversal of ...

The New Arab Staff & Agencies

Egypt hits back at critics of rights group arrests

Egypt's foreign ministry dismissed global criticism of its arrests of three staff members of a the Egyptian Initiative for Personal Rights (EIPR).

Brooke Anderson

Iman Jodeh makes history as Colorado's first Muslim lawmaker

Iman Jodeh, Colorado's first Muslim state representative, reflects on what inspired her to run for office and how she plans to be a voice for ...

Abed Ayoub and Khaled A. Beydoun

President Biden must reward Arab Americans for their support

Comment: Biden's campaign understood that Arab and Muslim voting blocs are essential for victory, his future administration should govern ...

Brooke Anderson

How Arabs and Muslims flipped Michigan blue for Biden

In-depth: Through diligent organising and outreach, Arab and Muslim communities delivered for Joe Biden in Michigan.

Biden begins transition as Trump refuses to concede

The New Arab Staff & Agencies

Biden begins transition as Trump refuses to concede

US President-elect Joe Biden took the first steps Sunday towards moving into the White House in 73 days, as Donald Trump again refused to admit ...

The New Arab Staff

America votes: Five big takeaways from the US election

While final results may still be days away, here are five key takeaways so far from the US elections.

The race is close, but would Trump accept defeat?

Diana Alghoul

The race is close, but would Trump accept defeat?

The political path to victory is one thing, but with Trump threatening to take legal action if he loses then the race for the presidency could ...

Muslim Congresswomen Rashida Tlaib and Ilhan Omar win re-election

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 Ocasio-Cortez 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.

Why some American Muslims are choosing to vote Republican

Brooke Anderson

Why some American Muslims are choosing to vote Republican

In-depth: Small but growing support for Trump among America's Muslims shows that the Democratic Party takes the Muslim vote for granted at its ...

Florence Dixon

Progressivism, Palestine and the next US president

The New Arab Meets: Palestinian-American scholar Yousef Munayyer to discuss what this election means for the future of pro-Palestinian activism in the US.

Brooke Anderson

Meet the Arab American volunteers rallying voters for Biden

In the hotly contested 2020 election, local organisers are mobilising Arab and Muslim communities in key swing states to make sure their votes ...

The New Arab Staff & Agencies

Iowa embraced Trump, but may help vote him out

Trumpian Iowa may now help vote the President out after expressing they were sold a dream that never came to fruition when the state was ...

Giorgio Cafiero and Monica Leung

Biden and the Saudi quagmire in Yemen

Analysis: Few countries, if any, will feel the consequences of the 2020 US election as much as Yemen

Biden becomes first candidate to provide Arabic-language campaign material

The New Arab Staff

Biden becomes first candidate to provide Arabic-language campaign material

Joe Biden has provided an official translation of campaign material into Arabic uploaded on his website.

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.

How first-time immigrant voters see the 2020 US election

Brooke Anderson

How first-time immigrant voters see the 2020 US election

Record numbers of America's newest citizens are casting their ballot for the first time in the 2020 election.

How Arab American voters could swing Michigan against Trump

Brooke Anderson

How Arab American voters could swing Michigan against Trump

In-depth: The Arab American vote could play a crucial role in the battleground state of Michigan, with the community getting ready for close, ...

Why Some Bernie-supporting Arab-Americans are bypassing Biden for Trump

Khaled A. Beydoun

Why Some Bernie-supporting Arab-Americans are bypassing Biden for Trump

Comment: From factory workers to Gen-Zers, a range of Arab Americans rooting for Trump show their communities aren't monoliths, and Biden cannot ...

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