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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 American community, writes Mobashra Tazamal.

The chief justice of South Africa has been condemned by the ruling ANC and other parties for getting involved in politics and making pro-Israeli remarks during a webinar session

What another fired watchdog reveals about shady US-Saudi deals

Josh Ruebner

What another fired watchdog reveals about shady US-Saudi deals

Comment: The sacking of State Department watchdog Steve Linick is the latest example of the Trump administration abusing its power to privilege relations with Saudi Arabia, writes Josh Ruebner.

Prominent artists, actors urge Israel to end Gaza blockade

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Prominent artists, actors urge Israel to end Gaza blockade

Over 200 prominent musicians, actors, filmmakers, authors and more signed on to an open letter urging Israel to end its blockade of Gaza during ...

Hillary Clinton endorses Joe Biden's White House bid

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Hillary Clinton endorses Joe Biden's White House bid

Former US Secretary of State Hillary Clinton has endorsed Joe Biden's bid to become president in America's upcoming election.

Arash Azizi

Why sanctions on Iran should be lifted now

Comment: In the midst of the global coronavirus pandemic, sanctions have become an aid to a humanitarian catastrophe that could facilitate the death of thousands, writes Arash Azizi.

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Sanders, Omar, AOC call for lifting sanctions on Iran

US presidential candidate Bernie Sanders, along with congresswomen Ilhan Omar and Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez, led dozens of lawmakers in urging ...

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US senators push to restore aid to Palestinians

A group of US senators called on the Trump administration to restore aid to the Palestinians, as the West Bank and Gaza Strip deal with mounting ...

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UK PM Boris Johnson tests positive for coronavirus

Johnson is the highest-profile political leader to have contracted the virus, which has infected more than 500,000 people around the world.

Sanders loses lead in Democratic primaries as Biden surges

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Sanders loses lead in Democratic primaries as Biden surges

Joe Biden made a remarkable comeback in the Democratic primaries on Super Tuesday, transforming the contest for the presidential nomination into ...

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Super Tuesday's Sanders-Biden fight will shape the Democratic race

Joe Biden and Bernie Sanders are the top contenders for the Super Tuesday states which offer a trove of 1,344 new delegates.

Pro-Israel lobby AIPAC may have lost Democrats for good

Josh Ruebner

Pro-Israel lobby AIPAC may have lost Democrats for good

Opinion: With presidential candidates boycotting its conference and Congressmen publically calling it a hate group, AIPAC may have finally lost ...

Bloomberg courts American voters in Israel to boost bid

Bloomberg courts American voters in Israel to boost bid

The Democratic primaries are heating up as its two Jewish candidates stand on opposing sides of the field when it comes to Israel.

Sanders to boycott pro-Israel lobby AIPAC conference

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Sanders to boycott pro-Israel lobby AIPAC conference

Democratic candidate Bernie Sanders pledged to boycott the conference hosted by AIPAC, as the senator comes under increased scrutiny for his ...

Sanders cements Democrat front-runner status after Nevada caucuses victory

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Sanders cements Democrat front-runner status after Nevada caucuses victory

Vermont senator Bernie Sanders came out on top in the Nevada Democratic caucuses, building on his victory in New Hampshire earlier this month.

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US elections: Democrats scuffle for nomination in Nevada debate

Tensions flared up in Las Vegas when the US democratic presidential candidates took the stage.

Craig Kafura

Can millennials save US foreign policy?

Comment: Millennials are now the largest adult generation in the US, and their politics are distinctly more liberal than those of their ...

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Bernie Sanders wins New Hampshire Democratic primary

Bernie Sanders won New Hampshire's presidential primary election on Tuesday, narrowly edging moderate rival Pete Buttigieg and scoring the first ...

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Sanders campaign claims victory in Democrats' confused Iowa vote

Results for Iowa Democratic caucuses, the critical first step to determining the party's presidential candidates, were delayed on Tuesday.

Progressive Democrats condemn Trump's sham 'Deal of the Century'

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Progressive Democrats condemn Trump's sham 'Deal of the Century'

Prominent Democratic voices have slammed the 'peace plan' as a 'sham', 'theft' and a 'political stunt'.

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US Democrats clash on Middle East in presidential debate

US Democratic presidential candidates have clashed on the Middle East, with Joe Biden insisting on keeping troops there while Elizabeth ...

Trump defends killing 'son of a bitch' Soleimani

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Trump defends killing 'son of a bitch' Soleimani

President Trump spent much of his speech defending his decision to order the strike that killed top Iranian General Qassem Soleimani, whom he ...

US Congress votes on limiting Trump's Iran military action

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US Congress votes on limiting Trump's Iran military action

Nancy Pelosi is furious with Donald Trump after he failed to consult with Congress before he authorised air strikes that killed Iranian general ...

Trump criticised over 'anti-Semitic trope-laden speech' on Israel

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Trump criticised over 'anti-Semitic trope-laden speech' on Israel

President Donald Trump claimed Jewish Americans have 'no choice' not to vote for him because of a wealth tax proposed by a prominent Democratic ...

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