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A plan to rebuild the Beirut port area that was devastated by an explosion has been presented by a German delegation.

Out of four major power plants in the country, two are now out of service, likely causing even longer electricity blackouts in the near future.

Tanzania’s Samia Hassan becomes Africa’s first-ever Muslim woman president

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Tanzania’s Samia Hassan becomes Africa’s first-ever Muslim woman president

Tanzanian Samia Suluhu Hassan has become the African continent’s first ever Muslim woman president following the mysterious death of Covid-sceptic leader John Magufuli.

The Muslim travel ban is over. What happens now?

Brooke Anderson

The Muslim travel ban is over. What happens now?

In-depth: Experts weigh in on the long road ahead to reversing the Trump administration's legacy of hardline immigration policies.

Mosul: A wounded city trying to heal

Sylvain Mercadier

Mosul: A wounded city trying to heal

In-depth: Iraq's second largest city remains scarred by the war against the Islamic State. Although peace has returned, much of Mosul ...

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Dubai, party haven amid pandemic, faces its biggest surge

Dubai has promoted itself as the ideal pandemic vacation spot. It cannot afford otherwise, analysts say, as the virus shakes the foundations of the city-state’s economy

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US Congress reconvenes after mobs invade Capitol

US Congress reconvened to resume the process of certifying Joe Biden's election victory after a mob of Donald Trump supporters stormed the US ...

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Dozen US senators plan to oppose Biden certification

Despite dozens of court rulings and officials finding no widespread voting problems, Ted Cruz is leading a team of senators desperate to derail ...

The New Arab Staff

The New Arab's Most Important Stories from 2020

A retrospective of our coverage of 2020's leading stories

Democrats urge Georgia's Muslims to vote in Senate runoff

The New Arab Staff

Democrats urge Georgia's Muslims to vote in Senate runoff

Democrats are trying to persuade Muslims in Georgia to register to vote and secure them a victory in the senate runoff.

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US Electoral College to formalize Biden win

Joe Biden's march to the White House - overshadowed by President Donald Trump's frantic attempts to overturn the US election.

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 ...

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 ...

Time running out on Trump bid to overturn results

The New Arab Staff & Agencies

Time running out on Trump bid to overturn results

Humiliation in the courts, witnesses who provide more farce than facts and a chief lawyer battling coronavirus - Trump's efforts to overturn the ...

Trump shows no surrender in first post-election rally

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Trump shows no surrender in first post-election rally

During his first post-poll rally, US President Donald Trump launched into another litany of allegations that the polls won handily by Democrat ...

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 agenda is heard.

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 ...

Giorgio Cafiero

Biden as president: Winners and losers in the GCC

Analysis: With Trump's chaotic presidency coming to an end, Gulf states are preparing for major changes in Washington that could heavily impact ...

Asad Dandia and Hamzah Raza

American Muslims won this election

Comment: Biden's victory affirms the power of those on the margins to organise, assert their voices, and radically transform the political ...

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 ...

Sam Hamad

Close the door on your way out, Mr Trump

Comment: Trump's electoral defeat is just a single blow against the authoritarianism that he represents. Biden's work to defend democracy begins ...

US voter casts ballot for Haifa Wehbe in election

The New Arab Staff

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

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.

Biden believes 'we will be the winners' of election

The New Arab Staff & Agencies

Biden believes 'we will be the winners' of election

US Democratic presidential candidate Joe Biden expressed confidence in winning the White House once all election votes are counted.

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