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The Democratic presidential candidate has also vowed to repeal Trump's so-called 'Muslim ban' on his first day he is elected.

Comment: Biden must prove his credentials counteracting Islamophobia within his own party, but also as a president who can confront a global phenomenon, writes Laila Ujayli.

US congresswoman Ilhan Omar calls Trump a 'racist tyrant'

The New Arab Staff

US congresswoman Ilhan Omar calls Trump a 'racist tyrant'

Congresswoman Ilhan Omar says the right vilified her Muslim and refugee identity.

Ilhan Omar accuses MSNBC host Joy Reid of 'Islamophobia'

The New Arab Staff

Ilhan Omar accuses MSNBC host Joy Reid of 'Islamophobia'

The Muslim congresswoman stirred up controversy after she accused a prominent American news anchor of Islamophobia.

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.

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 Israel.

The New Arab Staff

West Bank annexation 'delayed, not cancelled' after UAE-Israel deal

Netanyahu stated Israel's planned annexation of large parts of the West Bank is still on the table despite statements by the US and UAE to the ...

Mitchell Plitnick

Pro-Palestine Democrat wins reveal weakening influence of Israel money

Comment: A string of defeats for pro-Israel candidates shows that Israeli support is not enough to overcome the progressive wave taking over the ...

The New Arab Staff & Agencies

Ilhan Omar wins Minnesota primary

Muslim congresswoman Ilhan Omar batted away a challenger and retained her title.

Pro-Palestine candidate Cori Bush wins US congress primary

The New Arab Staff

Pro-Palestine candidate Cori Bush wins US congress primary

Cori Bush earned a reputation as a fierce activist on the streets against police brutality in Missouri, and she made headlines for supporting ...

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 ...

Biden would drastically change relations with Saudi, Egypt: adviser

The New Arab Staff

Biden would drastically change relations with Saudi, Egypt: adviser

Biden's foreign policy advisor laid out the presidential candidate's intention to curb support for Saudi Arabia, but failed to outline a clear ...

Documentary featuring Rashida <em>Tlaib</em> won't air on Detroit TV

The New Arab Staff

Documentary featuring Rashida Tlaib won't air on Detroit TV

A documentary featuring Palestinian American Congresswoman Rashida Tlaib won't air on an official Detroit TV station, part of her state ...

Bernie Sanders 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 annexes parts ...

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 ...

The New Arab Staff

AOC threatens Israel with aid cuts over annexation plans

US Democratic Congresswomen Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez and Rashida Tlaib have called on Washington to ditch military aid to Israel in the event of annexation.

The New Arab Staff

Trump claims Ilhan Omar wants to corrupt 'our country'

US President Donald Trump has made yet more racist attacks against Somali-American Congresswoman Ilhan Omar.

The New Arab Staff

US Congresswoman Ilhan Omar loses father to coronavirus

Her father came to the US from a refugee camp in Kenya in 1995.

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 president.

Sanders, Omar, AOC call for lifting sanctions on Iran

The New Arab

Sanders, Omar, AOC call for lifting sanctions on Iran

US presidential candidate Bernie Sanders, along with congresswomen Ilhan Omar and Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez, led dozens of lawmakers in urging ...

Malia Bouattia

On Palestine, Labour leadership contenders are failing, once again

Comment: When it comes to international solidarity and Palestine, we're seeing a return to the pre-Corbyn status quo, writes Malia Bouattia.

First Turkish-American police chief threatened over 'race, religion'

The New Arab & agencies

First Turkish-American police chief threatened over 'race, religion'

Ibrahim 'Mike' Baycora was appointed as police chief of the city of Paterson, New Jersey, last month.

How Arab-Americans embraced 'Amo Bernie' as one of them

Florence Dixon

How Arab-Americans embraced 'Amo Bernie' as one of them

In-depth: From Amo to Habibi, Bernie Sanders has become the first presidential candidate in US history to embrace the Arab community, and ...

G20 financial leaders tackle coronavirus epidemic at Saudi meeting

The New Arab

G20 financial leaders tackle coronavirus epidemic at Saudi meeting

Financial leaders from the world's top 20 economies are attending a meeting in the Saudi capital on Saturday to discuss the global economy and ...

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