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

US presidential candidate Bernie Sanders, along with congresswomen Ilhan Omar and Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez, led dozens of lawmakers in urging the Trump administration to suspend sanctions on coronavirus-stricken Iran.

On Palestine, Labour leadership contenders are failing, once again

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'

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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 ...

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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 the risks from the coronavirus epidemic.

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Influential Muslim group backs Bernie Sanders for presidential nomination

‘We are proud to stand by his side’: One of the US’ most influential political groups has thrown its weight behind Democratic nominee for ...

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Israel lobby AIPAC is 'helping fund' anti-Sanders ad campaigns

Pro-Israel lobby AIPAC is reportedly encouraging its members to give to a Super PAC launching an anti-Sanders advertisement campaign in Nevada.

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Rashida Tlaib brushes with police during airline workers’ protest

The Palestinian-American congresswoman took part in a sit-in at Detroit airport, accompanying participants to the police station as they were ...

US congresswoman slams 'hate group' AIPAC following attack ads

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US congresswoman slams 'hate group' AIPAC following attack ads

After AIPAC ran Facebook ads labelling three US congresswomen "radicals in the Democratic Party", one slammed the organisation for "hate speech".

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US appoints its first ever Turkish-American police chief

A Turkish-American man who moved to America when he was an infant has become the first Muslim in the country to be appointed as a police chief.

A pro-Israel PAC tried to sabotage Bernie in Iowa

Josh Ruebner

A pro-Israel PAC tried to sabotage Bernie in Iowa

Comment: Pro-Israel Democrats' attempts to detract from Bernie Sanders show how much support for Palestine has surged among progressives, writes ...

Rashida <em>Tlaib</em> wears Palestinian thobe to Trump's SOTU speech

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Rashida Tlaib wears Palestinian thobe to Trump's SOTU speech

Tlaib has used her unique political platform to speak out against Donald Trump.

Progressive Democrats condemn Trump's sham 'Deal of the Century'

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Progressive Democrats condemn Trump's sham 'Deal of the Century'

Prominent Democratic voices have slammed the 'peace plan' as a 'sham', 'theft' and a 'political stunt'.

Accusing Sanders of anti-Semitism amounts to thinly veiled Islamophobia

Sahar F. Aziz

Accusing Sanders of anti-Semitism amounts to thinly veiled Islamophobia

Comment: Critics are accusing Jewish candidate Bernie Sanders of anti-Semitism, just to keep his progressive politics out of power, writes Sahar ...

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Trump signs order classing Judaism as a nationality

US President Donald Trump will sign an executive order Wednesday extending protections against discrimination to those facing anti-Semitism on college campuses.

Josh Ruebner

Iconic Tlaib speech condemns 'separate and unequal' Israeli apartheid

Comment: Tlaib's fiery speech on Palestinian rights, delivered in the House of Representatives challenges Democrats to pressure Israel to end ...

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Palestinian Authority hails US House resolution for two-state solution

Saeb Erekat re-emphasised the US role for supporting a two-state solution as Netanyahu edges closer to annexing parts of the West Bank with ...

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Trump criticised over 'anti-Semitic trope-laden speech' on Israel

President Donald Trump claimed Jewish Americans have 'no choice' not to vote for him because of a wealth tax proposed by a prominent Democratic ...

Muslim US congresswomen targeted by Israeli fake news campaign

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Muslim US congresswomen targeted by Israeli fake news campaign

An Israel-based operation has targeted the Muslim US congresswomen by publishing over 1,000 fake news posts per week to over 1 million ...

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Hugh Grant 'endorses' Labour Muslim candidate Faiza Shaheen

Shaheen, who comes from a Muslim home, has been compared to US Congresswoman Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez, in her attempts to represent the voices ...

Labour to launch race manifesto to tackle inequality

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Labour to launch race manifesto to tackle inequality

The UK's main opposition Labour Party unveiled a special manifesto on race and faith, proposing that children be taught about colonialism, ...

Labour manifesto kisses goodbye to Blair's toxic legacy

Malia Bouattia

Labour manifesto kisses goodbye to Blair's toxic legacy

Comment: Labour's manifesto isn't perfect, but it presents a foreign policy that learns from past errors, and promises a more peaceful and just ...

US Democrats slam White House 'endorsement' of Israeli settlements

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US Democrats slam White House 'endorsement' of Israeli settlements

More than 100 Democrats said the move 'endangered security' and 'damaged' the US' moral standing.

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