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Iran's foreign ministry spokesman said the US has "committed repeated crimes against the Iranian people".

Muzghan and her aunt Nasreen walked free from jail in September after confessing to being members of the Taliban's ultra-violent Haqqani network.

Georgia Secretary of State certifies election for Joe Biden

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Georgia Secretary of State certifies election for Joe Biden

Georgia has provided confirmation that Joe Biden won the state.

'Numbers don't lie:' Walls close in on defiant Trump

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'Numbers don't lie:' Walls close in on defiant Trump

The incumbent president is becoming more and more isolated as fellow Republicans seek to distance themselves from his rhetoric over Biden's win.

Founder of hardline Pakistani Islamist party dies aged 54

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Founder of hardline Pakistani Islamist party dies aged 54

The firebrand leader of Tehreek-e-Labbaik Pakistan, a hardline Pakistani Islamist party, has died.

Tahmina Begum

A Match Made In Heaven: Muslim women talk desire

Book Club: A new anthology of stories by British Muslim women exploring romance and desire proves to be a powerful and nuanced response to stereotypes.

Brooke Anderson

How Minnesota's Somali community helped vote Trump out

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

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G20 host Saudi under fire over human rights

Saudi Arabia, the first Arab state to host a G20 summit, has faced disapproval over its human rights record.

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US Muslim representative Ilhan Omar slams Trump's 'Klan' rallies

'The Squad' member and Minnesota congresswoman likened Donald Trump campaign rallies to racist Ku Klux Klan meets and slammed the incumbent US ...

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 ...

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Pakistani Islamists end anti-France protest after govt talks

Tehreek-e-Labbaik Pakistan alleged it called off the demonstration after government officials agreed to expel the French ambassador and impose ...

Transgender people to gain inheritance rights in Bangladesh

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Transgender people to gain inheritance rights in Bangladesh

Transgender people will soon be able to inherit property from their families, the latest effort to give the minority group more rights in the ...

Can Trump challenge the election verdict?

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Can Trump challenge the election verdict?

Trump has little chance of reversing Biden's win, without having provided the evidence of widespread vote fraud, experts say.

Supreme Court denies immediate halt of Pennsylvania count

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Supreme Court denies immediate halt of Pennsylvania count

A US Supreme Court justice denied a request by Pennsylvania's Republicans to halt the counting of the state's late-arriving ballots as Democrat ...

Republicans ask Supreme Court to halt Pennsylvania count

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Republicans ask Supreme Court to halt Pennsylvania count

Pennsylvania's GOP asked the US Supreme Court to stop the counting of late ballots in the state as Democrat Joe Biden surpassed Donald Trump in ...

Zainab Mehdi

Amman's unique jazz festival improvises with virtual celebrations

This year's Amman Jazz Festival is forgoing international performers and showcasing local talent in a variety of genres, with festivities taking place on the streets and online.

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The US elections – what we know

A scenario many feared has come true – it is not clear whether Joe Biden or Donald Trump has won the White House

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Muslim Congresswomen Rashida Tlaib and Ilhan Omar win re-election

Minnesota's Ilhan Omar and Michigan's Rashida Tlaib comfortably beat their Republican opponents.

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New York progressive Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez wins second House term

New York Representative Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez won a second term in Congress.

GOP manoeuvres to challenge battleground absentee ballots

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GOP manoeuvres to challenge battleground absentee ballots

The GOP already has laid the groundwork at the Supreme Court for an effort to exclude ballots that arrive after polls close in the US on Tuesday.

Brooke Anderson

Muslims face election-day anxiety over Trump's travel ban

In-depth: For Muslims in America and around the world, the 2020 US election could very well determine their life trajectories.

Trump's follows Netanyahu's example to silence Israel critics

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Trump's follows Netanyahu's example to silence Israel critics

Comment: Trump is using a highly problematic definition of anti-Semitism to silence rights groups, while right-wing anti-Semitic violence ...

Biden condemns Trump fans allegedly harassing campaign bus

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Biden condemns Trump fans allegedly harassing campaign bus

Democratic presidential nominee Joe Biden denounced the alleged harassment of one of his campaign buses by Donald Trump supporters on a Texas ...

Why some American Muslims are choosing to vote Republican

Brooke Anderson

Why some American Muslims are choosing to vote Republican

In-depth: Small but growing support for Trump among America's Muslims shows that the Democratic Party takes the Muslim vote for granted at its ...

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