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At least five supporters facing federal charges have suggested they were taking orders from the then-president when they marched on Capitol Hill to challenge Joe Biden’s election win.

Scribbled signatures from his pen on Wednesday lifted an entry ban for people from many majority Muslim nations and halted construction of Trump's border wall with Mexico.

Biden administration, Iran already in talks for 'weeks': report

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Biden administration, Iran already in talks for 'weeks': report

The bilateral meetings have excluded other key signatories to the landmark 2015 deal, according to an Iranian source.

Fauci feels liberated to speak on science under Biden

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Fauci feels liberated to speak on science under Biden

Anthony Fauci said it was "liberating" that he could focus on science without fear of repercussion under Joe Biden's administration.

Biden orders masks, travel clampdown in war on Covid

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Biden orders masks, travel clampdown in war on Covid

New US President Joe Biden got to work on tackling the coronavirus pandemic on his first full day in power.

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World hopes for renewed cooperation with US under Biden

World leaders have sent messages of congratulations to President Biden, with many hoping that a change in attitudes and approach will follow his inauguration.

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Biden's first foreign leader call will be to Trudeau

President Joe Biden's first call to a foreign leader will be to Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau.

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Democrats control US Senate after Georgia pair sworn in

Georgia Democrats Jon Ossoff and Raphael Warnock were sworn in as the US Senate's newest members, handing their party control of the chamber.

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Netanyahu urges Biden to 'strengthen' US-Israel alliance

Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu called on new US President Joe Biden to "strengthen" the two countries' alliance.

Tiffany Trump announces engagement to billionaire Lebanese boyfriend

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Tiffany Trump announces engagement to billionaire Lebanese boyfriend

Tiffany Trump got engaged to her boyfriend Michael Boulos, son of Lebanese billionaire tycoon Massad Boulos.

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Biden becomes 46th US president, vowing 'new day'

Joe Biden has delivered a speech promising unity and a fight against racism and division in the US.

Trump leaves <em>White</em> <em>House</em>, skipping Biden inauguration

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Trump leaves White House, skipping Biden inauguration

Donald Trump has left the White House, breaking with tradition as he finally leaves Washington.

How Gulf reconciliation could impact the Eastern Mediterranean

Eva J. Koulouriotis

How Gulf reconciliation could impact the Eastern Mediterranean

Analysis: Fault lines in the Gulf crisis have long played out in the Eastern Mediterranean, but that could be set to change.

Joe Biden to end Muslim ban hours after inauguration

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Joe Biden to end Muslim ban hours after inauguration

Joe Biden is set to issue new orders on key issues, including an end to the Muslim ban, hours after he assumes the US presidency.

Iran's Rouhani hails departure of 'tyrant' Trump

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Iran's Rouhani hails departure of 'tyrant' Trump

The leader of Iran welcomes the end of Trump's presidency.

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Trump pardons 73 people, including Steve Bannon

On his last day in office, Trump pardoned several people including controversial former aide Steve Bannon.

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'Pray' for Biden team, says Trump on last day

Outgoing President Donald Trump for the first time wished success to President-elect Joe Biden's incoming administration.

Khaled A. Beydoun

Trump's end may be just the beginning

Comment: The racism and white rage that Trump came to symbolise are deeply entrenched. Biden must commit to ending America's ...

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Trump 'provoked' Capitol mob: Republican Senate leader McConnell

Senate Republican Majority Leader Mitch McConnell said outgoing President Donald Trump "provoked" his supporters to attack the US Capitol.

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 ...

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Muslim ban-afflicted mothers wait for Biden to see children

Mothers who come from countries that are on Trump's Muslim ban list are counting down the days until Joe Biden becomes president to see their ...

UK 'seriously concerned' by Israeli expansion in West Bank

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UK 'seriously concerned' by Israeli expansion in West Bank

The UK said Israeli expansion of settlements in the occupied West Bank is a 'serious concern'

Qatar calls for Gulf-Iran talks to ease regional tensions

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Qatar calls for Gulf-Iran talks to ease regional tensions

Qatar's Foreign Minister Sheikh Mohammed bin Abdulrahman Al-Thani called for dialogue with Iran just weeks after ending the dispute with the GCC.

Biden team: US will not lift Covid travel bans

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Biden team: US will not lift Covid travel bans

US President-elect Joe Biden's spokeswoman quickly dismissed Donald Trump's announcement that a Covid-19 ban on travelers arriving from much of ...

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