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An array of prominent US business executives called for Congress to certify Joe Biden as the new US president, writing that it is time "to move forward."

The New Arab's picks for the best of Middle Eastern films and TV series from a difficult year.

US to start vaccinating as Germany returns to lockdown

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US to start vaccinating as Germany returns to lockdown

The United States prepared to start its Covid-19 vaccination program as the nation's death toll edged towards 300,000, while Germany announced a partial lockdown over the holidays.

Turkey fines social media companies $3.8 million

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Turkey fines social media companies $3.8 million

Facebook, YouTube, TikTok and other major social media companies have failed to comply with Turkish Internet regulations which human rights ...

Trump says his lawyer Giuliani has Covid-19

The New Arab Staff & Agencies

Trump says his lawyer Giuliani has Covid-19

Donald Trump's personal lawyer Rudy Giuliani has tested positive for Covid-19, the president said, the latest member of his inner circle to ...

The New Arab Staff & Agencies

Trump shows no surrender in first post-election rally

During his first post-poll rally, US President Donald Trump launched into another litany of allegations that the polls won handily by Democrat Joe Biden were rigged.

The New Arab Staff & Agencies

Turkish women charged in US over 'birth tourism' scheme

Six pregnant Turkish women have been charged with fraud in the US over an alleged 'birth tourism' scheme that involved dozens of others.

Courtney Freer

G20: World leaders will attend, but Riyadh shouldn't rejoice

Comment: Despite calls for boycotting the G20 summit hosted by Saudi Arabia this year, the world will send representatives. But this is not a ...

Gia Noortas and Hiba Rahim

There is nothing funny about the racism in Borat

Comment: Sacha Baron Cohen's Borat character is as xenophobic and offensive today as he was in 2005. He should be shunned by Hollywood, write ...

Amnesty slams US labelling Israel boycott movement as 'anti-Semitic'

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Amnesty slams US labelling Israel boycott movement as 'anti-Semitic'

Amnesty International said BDS is a 'form of non-violent advocacy and of free expression that must be protected'.

Rami G. Khouri

Six Middle East realities Biden can't afford to ignore

Comment: For there to be any real progress in our region, Biden must grasp how we reached this situation, and how we get out of it, writes Rami ...

Arab leaders congratulate Biden, Harris on US election win

Gasia Ohanes

Arab leaders congratulate Biden, Harris on US election win

Leaders of the UAE, Bahrain, Oman, Kuwait, Qatar, Yemen, Palestine, Sudan, Egypt, Lebanon, Jordan, Iraq and Libya congratulated Biden, while ...

World leaders congratulate Biden on 'historic' win

The New Arab Staff & Agencies

World leaders congratulate Biden on 'historic' win

Leaders from across the world are embracing Joe Biden's win.

Trump: the wrecking ball who came to 'fix' America

The New Arab Staff & Agencies

Trump: the wrecking ball who came to 'fix' America

Rising to power by claiming to fix the US, Donald Trump has left a turbulent legacy.

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 count.

The New Arab Staff

US election 2020 Arab-American perspectives: Tell us your story

Call for submissions to The New Arab focusing on US election 2020

Sarah Khalil

Lebanon's revolution: How art turned into a political weapon

On the first anniversary of Lebanon's October uprising, The New Arab speaks to the artists who used their talent to amplify voices on the ground.

Ibtisam Azem

Germany's FM in wide-ranging conversation with The New Arab

The German foreign minister spoke to The New Arab about the Middle East during the high level General Assembly meetings at the UN.

Palestine: A history punctuated by the intifadas

Maher al-Charif

Palestine: A history punctuated by the intifadas

Comment: To mark 20 years since the Second Intifada, Maher al-Charif takes a look back at the 1940 general strike and armed rebellion, and the ...

Austin Bodetti

Will Sudan's historic deal with rebels finally bring peace?

The peace agreement to end devastating wars in Darfur, South Kordofan and Blue Nile could be a key turning point in Sudan's democratic ...

Ireland's growing influence in the Middle East

Austin Bodetti

Ireland's growing influence in the Middle East

Unburdened by the colonial legacies dogging other countries in Western Europe, Ireland has received a warm reception in the Arab world.

Nutella 'not halal' tweet leaves a bitter taste

The New Arab Staff

Nutella 'not halal' tweet leaves a bitter taste

Muslim fans were left heartbroken after the renowned hazelnut chocolate spread brand declared that its product was not 'halal' before the error ...

Israeli soldier filmed kneeling on 60-year-old Palestinian man's neck

The New Arab Staff

Israeli soldier filmed kneeling on 60-year-old Palestinian man's neck

The Palestinian man was pictured with his face pressed onto the floor.

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