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Supporters of President Donald Trump stormed the US Capitol, forcing a halt to congressional deliberations over Joe Biden's Electoral College victory.

Trump supporters insisted they would never accept Joe Biden as president as they traveled from near Boston to Washington to protest Congress's expected certification of his White House victory

Raphael Warnock becomes first Black senator in Georgia state

The New Arab Staff & Agencies

Raphael Warnock becomes first Black senator in Georgia state

Raphael Warnock won one of Georgia’s two Senate runoffs Wednesday, becoming the first Black senator in his state’s history

Democrats win first Georgia runoff, control of Senate close

The New Arab Staff & Agencies

Democrats win first Georgia runoff, control of Senate close

The Democrats took a huge leap towards seizing control of the US Senate as they won the first of two Georgia run-offs.

Republican senator to object to certification of Biden win

The New Arab Staff & Agencies

Republican senator to object to certification of Biden win

Congressional certification of the Electoral College results has historically been a formality.

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 year.

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.

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.

Brooke Anderson

Georgia's Muslims mobilise the vote in Senate race battle

In-depth: Georgia's Muslim community is spearheading a grassroots campaign to get voters to the polls ahead of two runoff races which could ...

Behind Bahrain's gamble on normalisation with Israel

Antonino Occhiuto and Leonardo Jacopo Maria Mazzucco

Behind Bahrain's gamble on normalisation with Israel

Analysis: Despite the risk of exacerbating Bahrain's already volatile domestic politics, normalisation with Israel confirms the importance of ...

Arash Azizi

Fakhrizadeh's assassination throws Biden's Iran policy into the spotlight

Comment: Biden has his work cut out, but he must stand up to the warmongers and formulate a peace policy for Iran and the region, writes Arash ...

Biden fractures foot playing with dog

The New Arab Staff & Agencies

Biden fractures foot playing with dog

Biden, who will become the oldest US president upon his January swearing-in, suffered the injury on Saturday with Major, one of his two ...

Trump tries to leverage power to subvert Biden win

The New Arab Staff & Agencies

Trump tries to leverage power to subvert Biden win

Donald Trump remains defiant in the face of Biden's recent presidential victory.

Georgia Secretary of State certifies election for Joe Biden

The New Arab Staff & Agencies

Georgia Secretary of State certifies election for Joe Biden

Georgia has provided confirmation that Joe Biden won the state.

Biden and Sisi: A favourite dictator no more?

Horriya Marzouk

Biden and Sisi: A favourite dictator no more?

Analysis: While Biden has criticised Trump's support for Sisi, the president-elect has a mixed legacy when it comes to supporting human rights ...

The New Arab Staff & Agencies

Georgia to release report on presidential race hand tally

Georgia will release its tally to put to rest criticism from Trump and his allies over voter counting.

The New Arab Staff & Agencies

Biden names campaign vets to key White House posts

The appointments come as President Donald Trump continues to challenge the results of the November 3 election.

The New Arab Staff

Erdogan turned down meeting with Pompeo: report

Pompeo will not be meeting with top Turkish officials during his visit, after President Erdogan and Foreign Minister Cavusoglu reportedly turned ...

The New Arab Staff & Agencies

China sends 'congratulations' to Joe Biden on election win

'We respect the choice of the American people. We express our congratulations to Mr Biden and Ms Harris', said China's foreign minister.

President Biden must reward Arab Americans for their support

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 ...

Mehmet Alaca

What will a Biden presidency mean for Iraq?

Analysis: Joe Biden has a contentious history in Iraq, but the president-elect's policies towards the country remain unclear.

How Arabs and Muslims flipped Michigan blue for Biden

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.

Iraq's pro-Iran factions see smoother sailing with Biden

The New Arab Staff & Agencies

Iraq's pro-Iran factions see smoother sailing with Biden

Pro-Tehran factions in Iraq have signalled a positive response to the US election results.

Biden intends to scrap 'Muslim ban' upon taking office

The New Arab Staff

Biden intends to scrap 'Muslim ban' upon taking office

US president-elect Joe Biden intends to lift Trump's controversial 'Muslim ban' when he takes office in January.

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