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At least eight people have died in recent clashes between anti-government protesters and supporters of Moqtada Sadr.

Tensions were high in several Iraqi cities, a day after clashes between the dwindling members of the October 2019 anti-government protest movement and supporters of populist Shia cleric Moqtada Sadr.

Toll rises to six in clashes among Iraq protesters

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Toll rises to six in clashes among Iraq protesters

Violence erupted on Friday between the dwindling members of the October 2019 anti-government protest movement and supporters of populist Shia cleric Moqtada Sadr.

Three dead as rival protesters clash in southern Iraq

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Three dead as rival protesters clash in southern Iraq

Three people were shot dead and dozens wounded in southern Iraq, according to medics

Air strikes kill 19 Iran-backed fighters in Syria

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Air strikes kill 19 Iran-backed fighters in Syria

Airstrike likely carried out by Israel killed nearly two dozen Iran-backed fighters in Syria.

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Dismay as US considers troop pullout from Somalia

A Biden administration is considering taking troops out from Somalia.

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Tigray forces fire rockets into neighbouring region of Ethiopia

Tens of thousands have fled conflict between Ethiopian government and Tigray forces this month.

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Jordan reports poor turnout for election amid peak Covid-19

The elections took place amid the peak of Covid-19 in the kingdom.

Mehmet Alaca

What will a Biden presidency mean for Iraq?

Analysis: Joe Biden has a contentious history in Iraq, but the president-elect's policies towards the country remain unclear.

How Arabs and Muslims flipped Michigan blue for Biden

Brooke Anderson

How Arabs and Muslims flipped Michigan blue for Biden

In-depth: Through diligent organising and outreach, Arab and Muslim communities delivered for Joe Biden in Michigan.

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Trump faces battle in getting Supreme Court to intervene

President Trump has said he intends to take the election results to the Supreme Court, but getting a case before the court may not be possible.

Why is US vote count taking so long?

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Why is US vote count taking so long?

The delay was widely expected, often for reasons specific to individual states, which under the US system each conduct their own polls.

US House of Representatives to have three Muslim members

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US House of Representatives to have three Muslim members

Three Muslim politicians will sit in the new House of Representatives, as votes continue to be counted in the hotly contested US presidential ...

Thunberg hits back at Trump over anger management taunt

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Thunberg hits back at Trump over anger management taunt

Climate campaigner Greta Thunberg told President Trump to 'chill' in a word-to-word repeat of his taunt to her last year.

US vote counters keep focused on historic task

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US vote counters keep focused on historic task

As the world watches the results of the US elections, US vote counters are continuing to focus on making history.

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Trump erupts as Biden closes in on US presidency

US President Donald Trump renewed his unfounded claims that Democrats are trying to “steal” the election from him as Joe Biden inches closer to a White House win.

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Biden on cusp of White House victory

Democrat Joe Biden has gained significant ground in the nail-biting US election, as all eyes remain on the upcoming results of battleground ...

Taufiq Wan

Arab, Muslim voters 'swung Michigan for Biden', polling shows

Early polling shows that Arab and other ethnic minority voters may have been a crucial factor in Joe Biden's Michigan victory.

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US voter casts ballot for Haifa Wehbe in election

A US voter has cast a ballot for racy Lebanese singer Haifa Wehbe in the hotly contested US presidential election.

Biden rebuilding 'blue wall' in race for White House

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Biden rebuilding 'blue wall' in race for White House

Joe Biden is rebuilding support in key Democrat states as he and Trump go head-to-head for the presidency.

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Biden takes stride to winning presidency, Trump claims fraud

As Democrat Joe Biden made significant gains towards winning the US presidency, President Donald Trump alleged mass fraud and mounted challenges ...

Trump alleges 'surprise ballot dumps' in key states

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Trump alleges 'surprise ballot dumps' in key states

Trump did not offer any evidence for his allegation of 'ballot dumps' and there have been no reports of any irregularities.

Explainer: No winner in US <em>elections</em> but that's OK

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Explainer: No winner in US elections but that's OK

While US elections have failed to produce a result so far, this is only to be expected amid the coronavirus pandemic and it’s not the ...

Social media on high alert as US votes tallied

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Social media on high alert as US votes tallied

Social media platforms in the US are on high alert against disinformation regarding the US elections, and Twitter and Facebook posts by ...

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