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In an extraordinarily angry six-page letter, Donald Trump told Nancy Pelosi, speaker of the Democratic-led House of Representatives, that "history will judge you harshly."

Analysis: Afghans once lauded Donald Trump as a breath of fresh air, but his love of airstrikes and rewriting of history have won him few friends, reports Ali Latifi.

When defending 'religious liberty' means courting Christian nationalists

Marcus Montgomery

When defending 'religious liberty' means courting Christian nationalists

Comment: Jeff Sessions' 'Religious Liberty Task Force' has nothing to do with guaranteeing the rights of all religious groups, writes Marcus Montgomery.

Tunisia Islamist party endorses Jewish election candidate

The New Arab & agencies

Tunisia Islamist party endorses Jewish election candidate

Tunisia's Ennahda party is set to field Jewish candidate Simon Slama in the country's first municipal elections since Ben Ali's overthrow in ...

Is al-Qaeda's Syrian affiliate adopting IS tactics in Russia?

Oved Lobel

Is al-Qaeda's Syrian affiliate adopting IS tactics in Russia?

Comment: If the Syrian affiliate of al-Qaeda is adopting the technique of remote radicalisation, there are serious implications - not least for ...

Barak Barfi

Ambitious bin Salman will face trial by fire

Comment: Both at home and abroad the challenges facing bin Salman will be huge. It is unlikely he will succeed where more experienced hands did not, writes Barak Barfi.

The New Arab & agencies

French arrest armed ex-soldier with suspected IS links

French authorities have arrested a suspected IS militant close to an airbase on Friday, finding guns nearby and an allegiance pledge to ...

The New Arab

IS releases infograph on militant attacks in Egypt's Sinai

Islamic State group aligned Amaq news has released an infograph detailing various attacks its militants have launched on Egyptian army and ...

The New Arab

British preacher Anjem Choudary convicted of supporting Islamic State

The London hate cleric, known as the British media's go-to man for snappy soundbites, faces up to 10 years in jail for supporting the extremist ...

IS makes new friends in Somalia

The New Arab

IS makes new friends in Somalia

As the Islamic State group loses territories in the Middle East, it continues to gain support in Africa with a new pledge from Somalia's 'Jabha ...

Paul McLoughlin

Syrian rebels declare war on shadowy IS militia

Rival Syrian militias have demanded that IS-linked Yarmouk Martyrs Brigade surrender as the its rival's headquarters in Daraa province is hit by ...

Latest Knesset launches with right-wing majority

Nidal Mohamad Watad

Latest Knesset launches with right-wing majority

Analysis: The new Israeli government is expected to be more hard-line than ever.

Derna: the Libyan breeding ground for IS

George Joffé

Derna: the Libyan breeding ground for IS

Analysis: Derna's reputation for extremism gave the Islamic State group its opportunity to establish in Libya, from where it has spread violence ...

Holy Molly: A right paranoid assembly in cowboy territory

Hussain Abdul-Hussain

Holy Molly: A right paranoid assembly in cowboy territory

Comment: Texas lawmaker wants Americans to swear oath of allegiance in front of the Israeli flag in latest example of the ...

Egypt's trade unions take on the regime

Mustafa Bassyouni

Egypt's trade unions take on the regime

The 2011 Egyptian revolution might not have been possible without the collective action of workers. After a series of new laws were used by the ...

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