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President Joe Biden signed a massive $1.9 trillion economic stimulus bill ahead of giving a national address where he was set to urge "hope".

The New Arab Meets: Muad Hrezi, the young Democrat who is running for Congress 2022 in Connecticut's First Congressional District.

Muad Hrezi: The 'unapologetically Muslim' Libyan-American running for Congress

Sarah Essa

Muad Hrezi: The 'unapologetically Muslim' Libyan-American running for Congress

The New Arab Meets: Muad Hrezi, the young Democrat who is running for Congress 2022 in Connecticut's First Congressional District.

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 ...

In Sudan, General Hemedti leads the fray

Gerard Prunier

In Sudan, General Hemedti leads the fray

Comment: In reality, it is Hemedti, the brutal and cunning general who organised the harsh crackdown in Khartoum last June, who wields the real ...

Mitchell Plitnick

Barring members of congress from Israel-Palestine

Increasing numbers of Democratic voters are growing uncomfortable with Israel's brazen defiance of international law and cruel violations of Palestinian human rights, writes Mitchell Plitnick.

The New Arab

Tearful Tlaib says grandmother advised her against visiting Israel

A tearful US Congresswoman Rashida Tlaib said that her Palestinian grandmother told her last week not to visit Israel under conditions demanded ...

Dr. Tamara Kharroub

Outrage over Tlaib-Omar ban must not ignore Israel's occupation

Comment: After Congresswomen Rashida Tlaib, Ilhan Omar were barred from visiting Israel, US politicians condemned the ban but praised Israel's ...

Josh Ruebner

Israel’s Tlaib-Omar ban is an affront to all Americans

Comment: Rashida Tlaib and Ilhan Omar are not the first US citizens to fall victim to Israel’s racist entry policy targeting supporters of ...

Israel allows Palestinian-American Congresswoman Tlaib entry to see grandmother

The New Arab

Israel allows Palestinian-American Congresswoman Tlaib entry to see grandmother

Israel has confirmed it will allow Rashida Tlaib to visit her Palestinian family on humanitarian grounds, as the Congresswoman vows to refrain ...

The New Arab

Amnesty lambasts Israel for allowing authoritarians, banning Tlaib, Omar

The human rights organisation has slammed Prime Minister Binyamin Netanyahu for barring entry to the Muslim-American lawmakers.

Pro-Israel lobby criticises ban on Omar-Tlaib visit

The New Arab

Pro-Israel lobby criticises ban on Omar-Tlaib visit

The prominent pro-Israel lobby AIPAC said that 'every member of Congress' should have the opportunity to visit Israel.

Palestinian-American congresswoman barred from visiting grandmother in West Bank

The New Arab

Palestinian-American congresswoman barred from visiting grandmother in West Bank

Palestinian-American lawmaker Rashida Tlaib was barred from leading a congressional delegation to the occupied West Bank, alongside ...

Ilhan Omar blasts Palestine visit ban as 'chilling'

The New Arab & agencies

Ilhan Omar blasts Palestine visit ban as 'chilling'

Muslim-American lawmaker Ilhan Omar slammed President Donald Trump and Israeli Premier Binyamin Netanyahu over the decision to ban her and ...

Congresswomen Tlaib, Omar 'secretly landing in Israel on Friday'

The New Arab

Congresswomen Tlaib, Omar 'secretly landing in Israel on Friday'

US lawmakers Ilhan Omar and Rashida Tlaib will reportedly land in Israel ahead of schedule amid reports that Israel's leader is trying to block ...

The New Arab

Ilhan Omar mocks racist trolls after trip to Ghana

Congresswoman Ilhan Omar mocks Trump's ‘send her back’ attack by posting a travel picture to Ghana with Speaker Nancy Pelosi.

The New Arab

Israel to allow Tlaib-Omar visit 'out of respect'

Israel will allow Congresswomen Ilhan Omar and Rashida Tlaib to enter the state for an official visit in a few weeks, the US envoy to Israel ...

Rami G. Khouri

Tlaib-Omar congressional trip to Palestine a nightmare for Netanyahu

Comment: Whether or not Netanyahu allows the trip, it will open a debate around BDS and unacceptable Israeli policies, and will cause ...

The New Arab & agencies

US to deploy 1,500 more troops to Middle East

It follows pledges for larger numbers of US troops to the Middle East.

Rashida Tlaib sets dates for <em>congressional</em> Palestine <em>trip</em>

The New Arab

Rashida Tlaib sets dates for congressional Palestine trip

As the first Palestinian-American elected to Congress, Tlaib is inviting fellow lawmakers for a trip to the occupied West Bank in ...

Imad K. Harb

Trump's shutdown aims to weaken the American political system

Comment: Trump's recent actions are proof that he is determined to set the American house ablaze without regard to the interests of those ...

For Palestine: Top five BDS victories of 2018

The New Arab

For Palestine: Top five BDS victories of 2018

Despite many blows for Palestine throughout 2018, its people and supporters refused to back down. Here are the top five BDS victories for ...

BDS champion Tlaib leading <em>Congressional</em> delegation to West Bank

The New Arab

BDS champion Tlaib leading Congressional delegation to West Bank

The progressive Democrat has made good on her election promises to tackle injustice, endorsing BDS and announcing her plan to lead an ...

Pompeo steps back from North Korea denuclearisation goal

The New Arab & agencies

Pompeo steps back from North Korea denuclearisation goal

US Secretary of Stte Mike Pompeo admitted denuclearising North Korea by 2021 is not his goal.

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