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Lebanon's President Michel Aoun said the country's next prime minister will have to lead reforms and battle corruption.

Comment: Contrary to Trump's claims, Arab and Muslim Americans have centuries-long experience of fighting to be included in US society, just like every other immigrant community, writes Zaina Ujayli.

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 take their votes for granted, writes Khaled Beydoun.

Mesut Ozil slams Arsenal after exclusion from Premier League

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Mesut Ozil slams Arsenal after exclusion from Premier League

'Loyalty is hard to come by nowadays,' Ozil said in a recent statement, criticising Arsenal after being left out of the North London team's ...

Assad's assault on Idlib's schools

Mohamad Karkas

Assad's assault on Idlib's schools

Destruction, displacement, a financial crisis and the Covid-19 pandemic have posed intractable challenges to Idlib's education system. But its ...

Horriya Marzouk

Gal Gadot as Cleopatra: The view from Egypt

Plans for a new film about Cleopatra starring Israeli actress Gal Gadot have sparked controversy in Egypt.

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Israel drops threatening leaflets to Syrian regime forces

Israeli forces have distributed leaflets to Syrian regime forces near the Golan Heights warning them not to deal with Hezbollah and other ...

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Armenia PM rules out diplomatic solution to Karabakh conflict

Armenian Prime Minister Nikol Pashinyan has ruled out a diplomatic solution over the disputed Nagorno-Karabakh region.

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Turkey: Police officers on trial for killing of lawyer

Three officers went on trial for killing lawyer Tahir Elci was while making a press statement on the destruction of a historic mosque in 2015.

What Biden could mean for the Middle East

Stasa Salacanin

What Biden could mean for the Middle East

Analysis: With Joe Biden leading in the polls for US presidential elections, a victory for the Democratic candidate could have major policy ...

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UN Libya envoy 'optimistic' on ceasefire prospects

The UN's Libya envoy said she was "quite optimistic" about a prospective ceasefire.

As oil prices dive, Iraq seek to diversify economy

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As oil prices dive, Iraq seek to diversify economy

Iraqi Kurdistan is diversifying its economy as oil prices dive and the coronavirus pandemic destabilizes the economy.

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 ...

How Trump plowed through $1 billion, losing cash advantage

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How Trump plowed through $1 billion, losing cash advantage

US President Donald Trump plowed through $1 billion cash through his election campaign.

In US election, Biden is out-advertising Trump

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In US election, Biden is out-advertising Trump

Barack Obama's former vice president is projected to spend twice as much as the Republican billionaire incumbent on television advertisements by ...

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US election 2020: Two weeks to go

A look at what's going on on the American campaign trail on Tuesday, two weeks before Election Day on November 3.

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Iranian woman arrested for 'cycling without hijab'

A short video shot with a mobile phone was circulated on Monday on social media networks showing a bare-headed woman cycling in front of a ...

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Melania Trump cancels rare campaign appearance due to 'cough'

Donald Trump, his wife Melania and their teenage son Barron all tested positive for Covid-19 earlier this month.

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Sudan trial defence rejects case against ousted Bashir

The trial of Omar al-Bashir and others over a 1989 coup heard defence arguments dismissing charges of illegal use of military force.

Young Arab American voters aren't a monolithic bloc

Yousef H. Alshammari

Young Arab American voters aren't a monolithic bloc

US Election 2020: Sharing a diverse range of social, political and economic concerns, young Arab Americans are dispelling the myth of a ...

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French teacher's killer 'contacted pupil's father before attack'

Decapitated teacher Samuel Paty was in touch with a parent who was leading an online campaign against him.

UAE president built 'secret $7 billion London property empire'

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UAE president built 'secret $7 billion London property empire'

Leaked documents obtained by the Guardian showed that Sheikh Khalifa al Nahyan owns 170 properties with a total value of an estimated £5.5 ...

Russia offers US one-year freeze on nuclear warhead numbers

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Russia offers US one-year freeze on nuclear warhead numbers

Russia's foreign ministry announced it was ready to offer the United States a mutual one-year freeze on the number of nuclear warheads.

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