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The Council on American-Islamic Relations has condemned racist white nationalist graffiti found in two US states.

Comment: The myth of American exceptionalism finally came tumbling down on January 6. Biden's success rests on his ability to lead America's reckoning with itself, writes Zaina Ujayli.

The racist legacy of outgoing US President Donald Trump

Narjas Zatat

The racist legacy of outgoing US President Donald Trump

It is Donald Trump's last official day as President of the United States, and his departure is a good time to look back on his problematic legacy.

Trump to leave with historic low approval rating

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Trump to leave with historic low approval rating

Trump will leave the White House this week with the lowest approval rating of his presidency, with just 34 percent of Americans supporting the ...

FBI vetting troops in DC amid fears of attack

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FBI vetting troops in DC amid fears of attack

US defense officials are worried about an insider attack involved in securing President-elect Joe Biden’s inauguration, prompting the National ...

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Biden to scrap 'Muslim ban' on first day

Shortly after taking office in 2017, Donald Trump imposed travel restrictions barring entry to US for nationals from seven Muslim-majority countries.

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Muslim official 'forced to remove hijab' in police custody

A Muslim elected official is filing a lawsuit in federal court in Alexandria, Virginia after she was forced to remove her hijab in ...

Brooke Anderson

Trumpism and the political future of America

In-depth: A common observation of Trumpism is that it is unprecedented, an aberration or un-American. History shows that none of these are the ...

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Democrats to impeach Trump for a second time

US Democrats said they would push to remove President Donald Trump from office during the final days of his administration after his supporters' ...

Fresh calls for Trump to resign after Capitol violence

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Fresh calls for Trump to resign after Capitol violence

Donald Trump faced fresh calls from some members of his own party to resign over the violent incursion into the US Capitol.

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No evidence of decisive election fraud: US attorney general

Bill Barr's comments confirmed the conclusions of the Department of Homeland Security, US intelligence and independent poll watchers that the ...

For US progressives, the fight has only just begun

Brooke Anderson

For US progressives, the fight has only just begun

In-depth: Progressives and minority voters helped Biden across the finish line in key swing states. Now they want to make sure their policy ...

Trump agrees to Biden transition - but not conceding

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Trump agrees to Biden transition - but not conceding

Trump acknowledged it was time for the General Services Administration to "do what needs to be done."

Biden cabinet picks promise calm after Trump upheaval

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Biden cabinet picks promise calm after Trump upheaval

Biden is set to announce his first cabinet picks on Tuesday and the names being floated signal the Democrat's overriding desire to lower the ...

Lebanese general visited Syria over missing US journalist

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Lebanese general visited Syria over missing US journalist

Austin Tice, of Houston, Texas, disappeared at a checkpoint in the contested western Damascus suburb of Daraya on August 14, 2012.

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US military wary that shakeup could upend apolitical nature

Mark Milley's comments reflected a view he has long been passionate about: the military defending the US constitution.

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Iraqis working with US fear reprisal from Iran-backed militias

There are serious concerns among translators who worked with US coalition forces in Iraq over their personal information being made available to ...

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Haftar 'show horse' among assets targeted in US lawsuits

Lawyers for the families of alleged victims of torture are targeting a pedigree Arabian show horse which has competed in international ...

Zaina Ujayli

Biden's victory cannot mean complacency

Comment: America may have survived Trump, but now we must work to shore up the cracks in the foundation of our fragile democracy, writes Zaina ...

US Election 2020: Trump 'not conceding' to Biden

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US Election 2020: Trump 'not conceding' to Biden

Trump was at his Virginia golf course when the presidential race was called for Biden on Saturday.

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Biden at 253/264 electoral votes, Trump at 214: reports

Five states are still left uncalled, including major prizes such as Pennsylvania, and key small state Nevada -- meaning both Trump and Biden ...

Biden at 248 electoral votes, Trump at 214

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Biden at 248 electoral votes, Trump at 214

Joe Biden has so far won 248 electoral votes while Donald Trump has captured 214, as six states remain uncalled.

Biden at 238 electoral votes, Trump at 213

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Biden at 238 electoral votes, Trump at 213

Donald Trump has so far won 213 electoral college votes while his challenger Joe Biden has won 238. Seven states are still uncalled.

Biden at 126 electoral votes, Trump at 89

The New Arab Staff & Agencies

Biden at 126 electoral votes, Trump at 89

The first results of the US presidential election are trickling in.

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