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Dianne Morales, a former non-profit CEO, has criticised Israel's occupation of Palestinian territories and spoken out against sponsored trips to Israel.

Proclaimed in at least 20 states and 100 cities, Arab American Heritage Month celebrates and raises awareness of Arab culture in America, including literature, food and music.

US State Department designates April as 'Arab-American Heritage Month'

The New Arab Staff

US State Department designates April as 'Arab-American Heritage Month'

The State Depart said Arab-Americans' contributions to the US 'are as old as America itself'.

Growing support for Palestinians in Congress, says Rashida <em>Tlaib</em>

The New Arab Staff

Growing support for Palestinians in Congress, says Rashida Tlaib

US lawmakers are now saying the 'unthinkable' about Israel's occupation of Palestinian lands, Tlaib said.

A new effort to sell Israel to American liberals

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 ...

Brooke Anderson

Record number of Muslim American political candidates in 2020

A report found a record number of Muslim candidates have run for 2020 political office in the US.

Sarah Essa

Muad Hrezi: The 'unapologetically Muslim' Libyan-American running for Congress

The New Arab Meets: Muad Hrezi, the young Democrat who is running for Congress 2022 in Connecticut's First Congressional District.

Sarah Essa

Muad Hrezi: The 'unapologetically Muslim' Libyan-American running for Congress

The New Arab Meets: Muad Hrezi, the young Democrat who is running for Congress 2022 in Connecticut's First Congressional District.

Nadia Khan

Remarkable Muslim women throughout history

This International Women's Day, we want to celebrate brave and progressive Muslim women throughout history.

Marjorie Taylor Greene is dangerous. She should be removed

Zaina Ujayli

Marjorie Taylor Greene is dangerous. She should be removed

Comment: Democrats and Republicans have a responsibility to recognise the very real danger Greene poses to education on Islam, and continue to ...

Mitchell Plitnick

Holes in Biden's Palestine policy tell a familiar story

Comment: Biden's initial moves in the Israel/Palestine arena suggest a move back to Obama-era policies, while leaving Trump's damage ...

Rashida <em>Tlaib</em> deplores 'racist' Israel for not vaccinating Palestinians

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Rashida Tlaib deplores 'racist' Israel for not vaccinating Palestinians

Congresswoman Rashida Tlaib has lashed out at Israel for refusing to vaccinate Palestinians against coronavirus, saying this is proof ...

Ilhan Omar, Rashida <em>Tlaib</em> call for Trump impeachment

The New Arab Staff & Agencies

Ilhan Omar, Rashida Tlaib call for Trump impeachment

Several Democrats have called for Trump's impeachment after his supporters stormed the US Capitol.

The best books by Arab authors in 2020

Elias Jahshan

The best books by Arab authors in 2020

Book Club: From fiction to insightful memoirs and social commentary, The New Arab rounds up some of the best books written by Arab authors this ...

Rashida <em>Tlaib</em> joins panel discussion on fight against anti-Semitism

The New Arab Staff

Rashida Tlaib joins panel discussion on fight against anti-Semitism

Jewish Voices for Peace held an online panel discussion amid a backlash on past comments from some members about Israel.

The New Arab Staff

Democrats urge Georgia's Muslims to vote in Senate runoff

Democrats are trying to persuade Muslims in Georgia to register to vote and secure them a victory in the senate runoff.

The New Arab Staff

'Breaking barriers': Elections recorded 'highest number' of Muslim candidates

This year's US elections saw the highest number of Muslim candidates running for office, advocacy groups said in a joint observation statement.

Asad Dandia and Hamzah Raza

American Muslims won this election

Comment: Biden's victory affirms the power of those on the margins to organise, assert their voices, and radically transform the political ...

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.

Indiana elects its first Muslim state senator

The New Arab Staff

Indiana elects its first Muslim state senator

Palestinian-American Fady Qaddoura will be the first Muslim to serve in the Indiana Statehouse after winning 52.5 percent of the vote.

The New Arab Staff

US House of Representatives to have three Muslim members

Three Muslim politicians will sit in the new House of Representatives, as votes continue to be counted in the hotly contested US presidential ...

First Muslim woman elected to Colorado state legislature

The New Arab Staff

First Muslim woman elected to Colorado state legislature

Iman Jodeh has become the first Palestinian and first Muslim woman elected to the legislative body of the western US state of Colorado

Mauree Turner becomes Oklahoma's first non-binary, Muslim lawmaker

The New Arab Staff

Mauree Turner becomes Oklahoma's first non-binary, Muslim lawmaker

A historic double first marks Mauree Turner out among a host of barrier-breaking Muslim officials elected this week.

US voter casts ballot for Haifa Wehbe in election

The New Arab Staff

US voter casts ballot for Haifa Wehbe in election

A US voter has cast a ballot for racy Lebanese singer Haifa Wehbe in the hotly contested US presidential election.

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