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With Biden, Britain's Brexiteers lose cheerleader

The New Arab Staff & Agencies

With Biden, Britain's Brexiteers lose cheerleader

Brexiteers will be waving goodbye to a US led by Donald Trump, as Joe Biden is set to take over.

Georgia's first Muslim senator reflects on America's political future

Brooke Anderson

Georgia's first Muslim senator reflects on America's political future

Sheikh Rahman was the first Muslim and Bangladeshi immigrant to be elected to Georgia's senate. Now his state could decide the direction of ...

Georgia's Muslims mobilise the vote in Senate race battle

Brooke Anderson

Georgia's Muslims mobilise the vote in Senate race battle

In-depth: Georgia's Muslim community is spearheading a grassroots campaign to get voters to the polls ahead of two runoff races which could ...

The New Arab Staff

Activists campaign to include Arab-Americans in US school curricula

Arab-Americans are campaigning to be included in a new ethnic studies curriculum being rolled out in California.

Brooke Anderson

For US progressives, the fight has only just begun

In-depth: Progressives and minority voters helped Biden across the finish line in key swing states. Now they want to make sure their policy ...

The New Arab Staff & Agencies

Georgia recount expected to affirm Biden win

Georgia is expected to confirm President-elect Joe Biden as the state's winner, as President Donald Trump doubles down on his baseless claims of ...

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 ...

How Minnesota's Somali community helped vote Trump out

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 ...

Brooke Anderson

Iman Jodeh makes history as Colorado's first Muslim lawmaker

Iman Jodeh, Colorado's first Muslim state representative, reflects on what inspired her to run for office and how she plans to be a voice for ...

President Biden must reward Arab Americans for their support

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 ...

Meet Fady Qaddoura, Indiana's first Muslim state senator

Brooke Anderson

Meet Fady Qaddoura, Indiana's first Muslim state senator

Palestinian-American Fady Qaddoura will be the first Muslim to serve in the Indiana Senate. A Democrat in a Republican stronghold, he wants to ...

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.

Biden rebuilding 'blue wall' in race for White House

The New Arab Staff & Agencies

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.

The New Arab Staff & Agencies

Polls start to close in tense US presidential election

What was not expected immediately was a definitive verdict on whether Trump gets another four years or Biden pushes him out of the White House.

The New Arab Staff & Agencies

For less-raucous Biden, election hope rests on Pennsylvania

While Donald Trump barnstormed five states 48 hours before the election, Joe Biden homed in on the battleground Pennsylvania.

Brooke Anderson

Meet the Arab American volunteers rallying voters for Biden

In the hotly contested 2020 election, local organisers are mobilising Arab and Muslim communities in key swing states to make sure their votes ...

The New Arab Staff & Agencies

Trump casts early ballot in presidential election

President Donald Trump has officially became one of nearly 55 million Americans to cast early ballots in a year when the coronavirus has made ...

Arab-Americans, it's time to <em>flip</em> Ohio blue

Laila Ujayli

Arab-Americans, it's time to flip Ohio blue

Comment: As Arab-Americans, we feel the sting of both Republican and Democrat foreign policy failures personally. But now is no time for voter ...

Zaina Ujayli

Inheriting an Arab American citizenship

Comment: Contrary to Trump's claims, Arab and Muslim Americans have centuries-long experience of fighting to be included in US society, just ...

How Trump plowed through $1 billion, losing cash advantage

The New Arab Staff & Agencies

How Trump plowed through $1 billion, losing cash advantage

US President Donald Trump plowed through $1 billion cash through his election campaign.

Ilhan Omar wins Minnesota primary

The New Arab Staff & Agencies

Ilhan Omar wins Minnesota primary

Muslim congresswoman Ilhan Omar batted away a challenger and retained her title.

In Iraq's Kurdish capital, all's fair in love, walls

The New Arab Staff & Agencies

In Iraq's Kurdish capital, all's fair in love, walls

"M + M = life," reads one slanted message in a dark corner.

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