Record-breaking Muslim electoral victories in US midterms show that the community has "transformed" from being sidelined to decision makers, says Muslim civil liberties organisation CAIR.
Police arrest 35 people, including 17 Democratic lawmakers, at an abortion rights protest outside the Supreme Court.
Ilhan Omar during her visit criticised the reluctance of the US government to discuss the issue of human rights abuses in India-administered Kashmir.
The US House of Representatives has approved a bill to allow the State Department to monitor and combat anti-Muslim sentiment worldwide.
The bill – whose passage through the Senate is unlikely – would create a special envoy for monitoring and combatting anti-Muslim bias worldwide and include state-sponsored anti-Muslim violence in the State Department's annual human rights reports.
In a first, Minneapolis voters mull the future of the citifies policy force. The city could become the first of many to neuter the actions of the police.
Former US President Donald Trump laments that "Israel had such power – and rightfully" but not anymore due to the presence of progressive Democratic women of colour in Congress.
More than 15 million people in 6.5 million US households are currently behind on rental payments, according to a study by the Aspen Institute and the Covid-19 Eviction Defense Project, collectively owing more than $20 billion to landlords.
Democratic Muslim congresswoman Ilhan Omar has expressed serious reservations about a Republican House task force that includes extremists like Marjorie Taylor Greene.
Ilhan Omar called out the US and Israel for separately committing 'unthinkable atrocities' in Afghanistan and Palestine. The statement rubbed both Democrats and Republicans up the wrong way.
Omar accuses Democrats of “Islamophobic tropes" after party rebukes Congresswoman for saying "atrocities have committed by US, Hamas, Israel, Afghanistan and Taliban" in a conversation on need for international courts for crimes against humanity.
Eleven Republicans joined Democrats in a 230-199 vote to approve the Democratic-backed resolution, which stripped Marjorie Taylor Greene of her seats on the House Budget Committee and the House Education and Labor Committee.
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