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A famous comedian and a Republican commentator have joined forces to support Joe Biden's bid for presidency.

Comment: On her show, TV host Joy Reid cast Islam and Muslims as the standard for radicalisation in the US, ignoring the country's own violent history, writes Mobashra Tazamal.

Christchurch mass murderer sentenced to life without parole

The New Arab Staff

Christchurch mass murderer sentenced to life without parole

Cries filled the air outside the courtroom as New Zealand came to the collective realisation that the country's worst mass murderer would never walk free.

Trump revives racist 'birther' conspiracy theory for Kamala Harris

Mobashra Tazamal

Trump revives racist 'birther' conspiracy theory for Kamala Harris

Comment: Just as they did for Obama, Republicans and right-wing media will level their attacks not against Harris's policy positions, but ...

Ex-Trump aide Steve Bannon arrested over border wall fraud

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Ex-Trump aide Steve Bannon arrested over border wall fraud

Bannon allegedly received over $1 million of donations to a Mexico border wall fundraising campaign, funneled through a non-profit in his ...

Mobashra Tazamal

Now you're listening, Biden, here's what Muslim Americans want

Comment: It's easy for Biden oppose Trump's racist rhetoric, but the real test lies in whether he can meaningfully engage with the Muslim American community, writes Mobashra Tazamal.

Mobashra Tazamal

Stephen Miller is a man on a mission

Comment: Trump is calling on Stephen Miller's toxic immigration politics to distract from his falling poll numbers and a disastrous handling of ...

Mobashra Tazamal

Trump feeds his base with steady dose of xenophobia

Comment: Trump's latest order isn't aimed at protecting the health and safety of Americans, rather it seeks to distract from his failings and ...

Khaled A. Beydoun

Between virus and violence: Being Muslim in India

Comment: India's state-sanctioned Islamophobia has singled out the country's 201 million Muslims and scapegoated them as disseminators of ...

9/11 spawned anti-Muslim playbook being weaponised in India, China

Mobashra Tazamal

9/11 spawned anti-Muslim playbook being weaponised in India, China

Comment: The post-9/11 discourse is a favourite tactic for 'justifying' the Islamophobic policies of governments around the world, writes ...

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The New Arab's 10 biggest stories of 2019

A revolution in Sudan. A new Turkish offensive in Syria. A controversial citizenship amendment in India. These are The New Arab's top 10 stories ...

Genocide denier Peter Handke's Nobel Prize embodies Europe's Islamophobia

Sam Hamad

Genocide denier Peter Handke's Nobel Prize embodies Europe's Islamophobia

Comment: Awarding the Nobel prize for literature to 'genocide denier' Peter Handke reflects the Islamophobia and fascism of our times, from ...

US man arrested for beating Arabic-speaking Syrian refugee

The New Arab

US man arrested for beating Arabic-speaking Syrian refugee

Adrian Richard Vergara sat next to the unidentified teenage Syrian on the bus in San Diego, California before launching the attack.

Palestinian Joint List leader meets with Bernie Sanders

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Palestinian Joint List leader meets with Bernie Sanders

Palestinian-Israeli politician Ayman Odeh and Senator Bernie Sanders met on the sidelines of the annual left-leaning J Street conference in ...

Sanders, democrats vow to press Israel on Palestinian state

The New Arab & agencies

Sanders, democrats vow to press Israel on Palestinian state

Democratic presidential contenders vowed Monday to switch gears sharply from Donald Trump's hawkish embrace of Israel, pledging they would press ...

The New Arab & agencies

Justin Trudeau wins second term in Canada elections

Trudeau now faces the task of forming an alliance with other parties in order to bolster his minority government in parliament.

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Tearful Tlaib says grandmother advised her against visiting Israel

A tearful US Congresswoman Rashida Tlaib said that her Palestinian grandmother told her last week not to visit Israel under conditions demanded ...

Dan Arel

Debating Trump's racism is only normalising the problem

Comment: Too scared to call Trump racist, commentators are debating the obvious and normalising the problem, writes Dan Arel.

Sam Hamad

What Trump's 'go home' comment really means

Comment: In Trump's America, being anything but white is a crime in itself, writes Sam Hamad.

Who are the Squad and what do they represent?

Sami Rahman

Who are the Squad and what do they represent?

Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez, Ilhan Omar, Ayanna Pressley and Rashida Tlaib – also known as the Squad – have all been targets of Trump's series of ...

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'Racist' Trump tells Muslim Congresswomen to go back home

US President Trump on Sunday told unnamed Democratic Congresswomen to "go back" where they came from, prompting senior members of the party to ...

'What racism looks like': Congresswomen react to Trump's tweetstorm

The New Arab & agencies

'What racism looks like': Congresswomen react to Trump's tweetstorm

Four progressive Democratic congresswomen reacted on Sunday to US President Donald Trump's suggestive tweets, telling them to 'go back' to the ...

The West could benefit from the spirit of Ramadan

CJ Werleman

The West could benefit from the spirit of Ramadan

Comment: The community spirit around the month of Ramadan reminds me, as a non-Muslim, what our society has lost, writes CJ Werleman.

Why is the Trump administration afraid of Hanan Ashrawi?

Daoud Kuttab

Why is the Trump administration afraid of Hanan Ashrawi?

Comment: There's no way to divorce the decision to deny Ashrawi's visa, from the Trump administration's policy of delegitimising Palestinian ...

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