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Knesset lawmaker Merav Michaeli is the new leader of Israel's Labor party, which observers say faces possible extinction when Israelis go to the polls in March.

Assaf Kaplan reportedly began working as a “social listening and organizing manager” for the Labour Party in December.

Trump to leave with historic low approval rating

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Trump to leave with historic low approval rating

Trump will leave the White House this week with the lowest approval rating of his presidency, with just 34 percent of Americans supporting the job he has done.

Netanyahu offers Palestinian-Israelis a 'new era' despite 'racist incitement'

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Netanyahu offers Palestinian-Israelis a 'new era' despite 'racist incitement'

The prime minister has previously 'warned' Israeli voters of crowds of Palestinian citizens of Israel heading to the polls.

Liberating Palestine: The roadmap to a one-state democracy

Sophia Akram

Liberating Palestine: The roadmap to a one-state democracy

Book Club: Jeff Halper argues that the only way to decolonise Palestine is to dismantle Israeli structures of domination and control and replace ...

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Netanyahu 'to court Palestinian vote' in latest re-election bid

Israel's prime minister hopes to win two seats and snatch support from the Palestinian-majority Joint List.

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Kuwait opposition makes strong gains in parliamentary elections

Twenty-four of the National Assembly's 50 seats were won by candidates belonging to or leaning towards the opposition.

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Kuwait holds parliamentary election under shadow of coronavirus

Kuwaitis have begun voting in a parliamentary election overshadowed by coronavirus, with special polling stations allowing infected ...

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British-Iraqi appointed as UK Covid-19 vaccine minister

Nadhim Zahawi, an Iraqi-born MP of Kurdish origin, will be in charge of the vaccine rollout in the UK.

Six Middle East realities Biden can't afford to ignore

Rami G. Khouri

Six Middle East realities Biden can't afford to ignore

Comment: For there to be any real progress in our region, Biden must grasp how we reached this situation, and how we get out of it, writes Rami ...

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Women, Islamists lose seats in Jordan vote

The election for the 130-seat parliament - 15 of which are reserved for women - was marked by low turnout and overshadowed by the novel ...

Jordan reports poor turnout for election amid peak Covid-19

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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.

Jordan votes in election clouded by pandemic

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Jordan votes in election clouded by pandemic

On the eve of polling day, the kingdom had confirmed around 115,000 infections.

Suu Kyi forecast to triumph in virus-hit Myanmar election

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Suu Kyi forecast to triumph in virus-hit Myanmar election

The election is just the second since the Southeast Asian nation emerged from nearly half a century of junta rule in 2011.

Jordan faces virus-era polls in crisis mode

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Jordan faces virus-era polls in crisis mode

On Tuesday, some 4.5 million people eligible to vote will cast their ballots for candidates to fill 130 seats in parliament.

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US Election 2020: Joe Biden wins the presidency

Joe Biden and running mate Kamal Harris have won the 2020 US election after cinching the all-important battleground state of Pennsylvania.

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Trump attacks US election results, Biden set to speak

After prematurely declaring himself the winner of the US presidential elections several times, President Donald Trump warned challenger Joe ...

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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 ...

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How Trump has challenged the 2020 election process

The US president has made accusations of foul play in ballot counting, as Biden appears close to winning the election.

Arab, Muslim voters 'swung Michigan for Biden', <em>polling</em> shows

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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America votes: Five big takeaways from the US election

While final results may still be days away, here are five key takeaways so far from the US elections.

Arab Americans await Michigan result with hope and trepidation

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Arab Americans await Michigan result with hope and trepidation

The state of Michigan, where Arab Americans comprise more than five percent of the vote, has yet to declare its election result.

The race is close, but would Trump accept defeat?

Diana Alghoul

The race is close, but would Trump accept defeat?

The political path to victory is one thing, but with Trump threatening to take legal action if he loses then the race for the presidency could ...

Explainer: No winner in US elections 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 first time ...

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