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Ethiopia's northern Tigray region has been rocked by bloody fighting since November 4, when Ethiopian Prime Minister Abiy Ahmed announced the launch of military operations there.

In-depth: Amid large-scale grassroots campaigning and growing political influence, Minnesota's Somali community has become a key voting bloc in the swing state.

Britain's equalities watchdog is missing something crucial: BAME representation

Taj Ali

Britain's equalities watchdog is missing something crucial: BAME representation

Comment: If the EHRC can't root out racial discrimination under its own roof, asks Taj Ali, what hope is there it will do an effective job at tackling systemic racism?

Pandemic redundancies speak volumes about real state of progress

Malia Bouattia

Pandemic redundancies speak volumes about real state of progress

Comment: Precarious and casualised, women of colour face lower pay, under employment, unfair treatment and discrimination at a time when we need ...

Biden won the election... now what?

Dalia Mogahed

Biden won the election... now what?

Comment: America's deep-rooted structural challenges will not go away with the inauguration of President Biden, and correcting these ...

Abed Ayoub and Khaled A. Beydoun

President Biden must reward Arab Americans for their support

Comment: Biden's campaign understood that Arab and Muslim voting blocs are essential for victory, his future administration should govern accordingly, write Khaled A. Beydoun and Abed Ayoub.

The New Arab Staff & Agencies

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.

The New Arab Staff & Agencies

Crowds converge in US cities to celebrate Biden presidency

Crowds of people have emerged on US streets to celebrate Joe Biden's win.

Nazli Tarzi

Dark crimes spotlight Iraqi women's mental health epidemic

A mother's shocking crime has sparked an outpouring of anguish in Iraq, but also shows society's poor understanding of mental health issues and ...

What else happened in the US on Election Day?

The New Arab Staff

What else happened in the US on Election Day?

While the eyes of the world were fixed on the US presidential elections, other big changes took place in the country.

The New Arab Staff & Agencies

Biden supporters in cheerful mood outside White House

Some had travelled from far and wide to be in the US capital on election day.

Partisanship, not piety, predicts political views

Dalia Mogahed

Partisanship, not piety, predicts political views

Comment: While religion has the power to inspire, legitimise and manipulate, a new study shows it has little bearing on political positions, ...

Everything you wanted to know about Arab-American voting intentions

Ella Linskens

Everything you wanted to know about Arab-American voting intentions

The New Arab Meets: Arab American Institute Executive Director Maya Berry to discuss her community's role in the upcoming US election.

Trump, Biden hit key states in last-minute campaigning

The New Arab Staff & Agencies

Trump, Biden hit key states in last-minute campaigning

Donald Trump and Joe Biden are visiting key US swing states in a frantic last-minute push for votes prior to Tuesday’s elections in the US.

Rescuers race to find Turkey quake survivors, 30 dead

The New Arab Staff & Agencies

Rescuers race to find Turkey quake survivors, 30 dead

For many Turkish families, the wait has been agonising as rescuers raced against the clock to save people trapped under rubble.

The New Arab Staff

Scores killed in US protests, political unrest this year

Most of the deaths were linked to gun violence, according to data compiled by the Armed Conflict Location and Event Data project.

Hiba Rahim

Notes from an American Muslim in Florida's Republican Panhandle

Comment: In the swing state of Florida, where Trump courts communities he seemingly holds in contempt, every single vote will count, writes Hiba ...

Mobashra Tazamal

In Trump's America, Muslims feel the impact of Islamophobia

The New Arab Meets: CAIR National Executive Director Nihad Awad to discuss the Muslim community's fight against Islamophobia in Trump's America.

The New Arab Staff & Agencies

Philadelphia protests erupt over police killing of Black man

A Black man whose family said suffered from mental health issues was killed by police in Philadelphia, sparking protests in the US city ...

Voter suppression and intimidation are Arab American issues

Rabyaah Althaibani

Voter suppression and intimidation are Arab American issues

Comment: Seen as 'problem voters' by some political groups, Arab Americans have long been subject to an array of suppression and intimidation ...

Yousef H. Alshammari

The Arab American Republicans voting for Trump

In-depth: Over a third of Arab Americans polled say they prefer Donald Trump - an indication that many still gravitate towards the Republican ...

This Arab American, woman, scientist is voting for respect

Sarafina El-Badry Nance

This Arab American, woman, scientist is voting for respect

Comment: I'm proud to be voting for a president who will restore the rights of women and BIPOC, and respect the science surrounding Covid-19 and ...

This election holds special importance for Arab Americans

Sarah Alaoui

This election holds special importance for Arab Americans

Comment: Arab Americans must overcome their disenchantment with US politics as their vote in this year's tightly contested election could make ...

Iranian man dies following 'police torture' on Mashhad street

The New Arab Staff

Iranian man dies following 'police torture' on Mashhad street

Mehrdad Sepehri was killed after being tied to a metal pole in the street and assaulted by a policeman, triggering outrage in Iran.

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