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Comment: In the swing state of Florida, where Trump courts communities he seemingly holds in contempt, every single vote will count, writes Hiba Rahim.

Comment: Pennsylvania is a key battleground state, and our sizeable Arab and Muslim community has a vital role to play in the 2020 election and beyond, writes Al-Sharif Nassef.

In Trump's America, Muslims feel the impact of Islamophobia

Mobashra Tazamal

In Trump's America, Muslims feel the impact of Islamophobia

The New Arab Meets: CAIR National Executive Director Nihad Awad to discuss the Muslim community's fight against Islamophobia in Trump's America.

Arab and Muslim candidates take on local <em>US</em> <em>politics</em>

Brooke Anderson

Arab and Muslim candidates take on local US politics

In-depth: Aside from winning their races, Arab and Muslim politicians also have to win over sceptics.

Iranian fuel proceeds to aid terror victims, <em>US</em> says

The New Arab Staff & Agencies

Iranian fuel proceeds to aid terror victims, US says

A 'great portion' of the $40 million gained from the sale of seized Iranian fuel will go to a special fund for victims of state-sponsored ...

Basma Alawee

Mobilising the refugee vote in Florida

Comment: I am voting to make sure the road is paved for my daughters and for other refugees, writes Basma Alawee, a refugee organiser in the swing state of Florida.

The New Arab Staff & Agencies

Algeria to vote on a constitution dismissed by protests

Algerians are set to vote on a constitutional referendum the government touts as heralding a 'new republic' that has been rejected by the ...

Florence Dixon

Progressivism, Palestine and the next US president

The New Arab Meets: Palestinian-American scholar Yousef Munayyer to discuss what this election means for the future of pro-Palestinian activism ...

Farah-Silvana Kanaan

Hariri's comeback met with scorn and apathy in Lebanon

In-depth: Saad Hariri is back by unpopular demand after winning the backing of a narrow majority, almost exactly a year after he resigned amidst ...

China says latest coronavirus outbreak in Xinjiang appears 'contained'

The New Arab Staff & Agencies

China says latest coronavirus outbreak in Xinjiang appears 'contained'

Chinese officials say that new developments appears to show coronavirus infections have been curbed in Xinjiang province.

Brooke Anderson

Meet the Arab American volunteers rallying voters for Biden

In the hotly contested 2020 election, local organisers are mobilising Arab and Muslim communities in key swing states to make sure their votes ...

Macron's 'secular' crusade will only embolden the far-right

Taj Ali

Macron's 'secular' crusade will only embolden the far-right

Comment: By holding Muslims collectively responsible for the actions of a handful of extremists, France risks emboldening another group on the ...

Early <em>US</em> numbers reach half of total 2016 turnout

The New Arab Staff

Early US numbers reach half of total 2016 turnout

Democrats lead among the high number of early votes but election day remains up in the air, analysts say.

Lebanon, Israel in second round of maritime border talks

The New Arab Staff & Agencies

Lebanon, Israel in second round of maritime border talks

Lebanon and Israel launched a second round of maritime border talks Wednesday

The Arab American Republicans voting for Trump

Yousef H. Alshammari

The Arab American Republicans voting for Trump

In-depth: Over a third of Arab Americans polled say they prefer Donald Trump - an indication that many still gravitate towards the Republican ...

Alainna Liloia

Saudi women's empowerment summit is an empty PR stunt

Comment: Women's empowerment in Saudi Arabia will remain a sham initiative as long as the activists campaigning for such rights remain in prison, writes Alainna Liloia.

The New Arab Staff

'Positive voices' in Lebanon speaking of normalisation, says Gantz

Lebanon and Israel, still technically at war, held an initial round of negotiations on their disputed maritime border under UN and US ...

Sofia Nitti

One year on, Iraq's youth rise again

A year on from the protest movement that felled the government, young Iraqis are just as angry about the same issues and are rekindling ...

Nour Odeh

US election 2020: What's at stake for Palestine?

Analysis: Trump's presidency has been a disaster for Palestinians, but Biden does not offer the kind of fundamental changes needed in ...

<em>US</em> solidifies sanctions against Iran oil before election

The New Arab Staff & Agencies

US solidifies sanctions against Iran oil before election

Trump's administration slapped fresh sanctions on Iran's oil sector including over sales to Syria and Venezuela, reducing Joe Biden's room for ...

Malia Bouattia

Macron reminds Muslims that French 'freedom' isn't for everyone

Comment: President Macron's war on Islam is putting France's Muslim community in very real danger, writes Malia Bouattia.

Zarif accuses France's Macron of fuelling 'extremism'

The New Arab Staff & Agencies

Zarif accuses France's Macron of fuelling 'extremism'

Iran accused France of fuelling "extremism" after President Emmanuel Macron vowed to never give in to Islamic radicals and defended the ...

This election holds special importance for Arab Americans

Sarah Alaoui

This election holds special importance for Arab Americans

Comment: Arab Americans must overcome their disenchantment with US politics as their vote in this year's tightly contested ...

#Election2020: Don't tell me not to be 'political'

Leena Zahra

#Election2020: Don't tell me not to be 'political'

As a daughter of immigrants, I'm proud to cast a ballot that represents all of those who cannot vote but who endlessly give back to this ...

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