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Analysis: Biden may have no choice but to make difficult decisions against the backdrop of Ethiopia's civil war, the Nile Dam dispute, as well as Sudan's fragile political transition.

Analysis: The Biden-Harris campaign took a robust stance on Kashmir. But with burgeoning India ties and an eye on China, the new administration is unlikely to take risks.

Iran ex-<em>VP</em> says she will appeal jail sentence

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Iran ex-VP says she will appeal jail sentence

A former vice-president to Iran's Hassan Rouhani says she had been accused of handing classified information to foreign parties.

Afghanistan conference to set aid cuts, conditions amid pandemic

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Afghanistan conference to set aid cuts, conditions amid pandemic

Donors could offer between 15% to 20% less than they did in the last pledging conference in 2016, according to a senior Western diplomat.

Afghan <em>VP</em> vows to track down Kabul attackers

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Afghan VP vows to track down Kabul attackers

Saleh said security agencies will find out the networks involved in the attack, which left 10 people dead and another 51 wounded.

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Twitter to give presidential account to Biden once inaugurated

The presidential Twitter @POTUS account will be taken from President Donald Trump and given to Joe Biden on inauguration day, the social media giant said.

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 ...

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Iran VP hopes for change in US 'destructive policies'

Iran's First Vice President Eshaq Jahangiri said he hoped for a change in "America's destructive policies" after Joe Biden won the US elections.

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Harris becomes first Black woman, South Asian elected VP

Black, South Asian and a woman: Kamala Harris has made history with her appointment as VP.

Biden and the Saudi quagmire in Yemen

Giorgio Cafiero and Monica Leung

Biden and the Saudi quagmire in Yemen

Analysis: Few countries, if any, will feel the consequences of the 2020 US election as much as Yemen

Giorgio Cafiero and Diana Vasconcellos

Could Biden save the nuclear deal with Iran?

Analysis: Joe Biden has vowed that the US could rejoin the Iran nuclear deal if he wins the 2020 election. But time might be running out.

Harris, Pence portray two very different visions for America

Mitchell Plitnick

Harris, Pence portray two very different visions for America

Comment: Despite both candidates attempting to appeal to a broad base of voters, the gulf between their parties was clear for all to see, writes ...

Afghanistan <em>VP</em> lightly wounded in deadly Kabul blast

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Afghanistan VP lightly wounded in deadly Kabul blast

The attack in the capital Kabul was quickly condemned as an attempt to frustrate the country's ongoing peace process.

Iranian women speak out after alleged rapist arrest

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Iranian women speak out after alleged rapist arrest

Iran's VP has called on the judiciary to"forcefully confront" rapists after an online campaign sparked a wave of women to come forward ...

Now you're listening, Biden, here's what Muslim Americans want

Mobashra Tazamal

Now you're listening, Biden, here's what Muslim Americans want

Comment: It's easy for Biden oppose Trump's racist rhetoric, but the real test lies in whether he can meaningfully engage with the Muslim ...

The New Arab & agencies

South Sudan Vice President tests positive for coronavirus

VP Riek Machar's wife, Defence Minister Angelina Teny, and "a number of his office staff and bodyguards" have also been infected.

Sami Rahman

Nike's Modest Swimsuit makes tides in Islamic fashion

The collection, titled Victory Swim, will officially launch in February 2020 and is set to fill a gap in the modest swimwear industry.

The New Arab

Exclusive: Sisi will appoint navy commander as Egypt's VP

Egyptian President Abdel Fattah al-Sisi will appoint commander of the navy Lieutenant-General Ahmed Khaled Hassan as his vice president.

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American VP avoids Baghdad leaders on 'stealthy' Iraq visit

In his first visit as vice president, Pence visited American troops at Ain al-Asad base in western Iraq's Anbar province, but was not expected ...

Turkey says Erdogan will meet Vice-President Pence after all

The New Arab & agencies

Turkey says Erdogan will meet Vice-President Pence after all

Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan reversed his decision not to meet with US President Donald Trump's deputy Mike Pence.

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Trump vows to hit Taliban 'harder' than ever

United States President Donald Trump said that the newly intensified US assault on the Taliban in Afghanistan will 'continue'.

Trump cancels Taliban meeting, says peace talks are 'dead'

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Trump cancels Taliban meeting, says peace talks are 'dead'

President Donald Trump said that US peace talks with the Taliban are over and announced that the US military has dramatically scaled up attacks ...

Iran against using force regarding hijab: Women's affairs <em>VP</em>

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Iran against using force regarding hijab: Women's affairs VP

Comparing hijab laws to anti-nudity laws elsewhere, Iran's vice president says authorities are against using 'force' to ensure women wear hijabs.

Women 'insulted' as American <em>VP</em> Pence visits Western Wall

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Women 'insulted' as American VP Pence visits Western Wall

"Western Wall rules" were used to separate male and female journalists covering Vice-President Pence, sparking outrage amongst reporters.

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