Opinion

Redefining 'terrorism' in America

What will it take to call violence inspired by white supremacy 'terrorism'?

Hamid Dabashi

by Hamid Dabashi

Hamid Dabashi

Opinion

The political impotence of the Muslim American community

Today prominent Muslim American figures and organisations stifle the spirit of political resistance in our community.

Ali Al-Arian

by Ali Al-Arian

Ali Al-Arian

Venezuela

US and Venezuela confirm 'secret' talks

Venezuela's Maduro says the countries have been talking 'for months', but it is not known which officials are involved.

US and Venezuela confirm 'secret' talks

US & Canada

Are US visa rules stifling research and innovation?

Scientists and scholars from around the world face difficulties entering country for fact-finding programmes and education.

Are US visa rules stifling research and innovation?

Donald Trump

Trump slammed for saying Jews disloyal if they vote for Democrats

Amid ongoing attacks against Rashida Tlaib and Ilhan Omar, Trumps calls majority of Jews in the US uninformed.

Trump slammed for saying Jews disloyal if they vote for Democrats

AJ IMPACT

Donald Trump dismisses economy slowdown concerns

The US is experiencing its lowest unemployment rate in more than a half-century.

Taiwan

US approves $8bn sale of 66 F-16 fighters to Taiwan

Taiwan's plan to upgrade its air defences comes amid increasing Chinese military incursions into its airspace.

US approves $8bn sale of 66 F-16 fighters to Taiwan

AJ Impact

Big Tech investigation: US antitrust chief working with states

Google, Amazon, Facebook and possibly Apple face a federal government inquiry into anti-competitive practices.

Big Tech investigation: US antitrust chief working with states

Gun control

Trump says administration talking to Democrats about gun measures

Trump provides no details but says administration in 'meaningful' talks on legislation after mass shootings in the US.

Trump says administration talking to Democrats about gun measures

AJ IMPACT

France vows tight security to keep protesters far from G7 summit

Raft of unprecedented security measures set to transform French seaside resort into a fortress for G7 leaders' summit.

France vows tight security to keep protesters far from G7 summit

ISIS/ISIL

Pompeo says ISIL gaining strength in some areas

In wide-ranging interview, Pompeo also tells CBS the US and North Korea have not resumed talks as quickly as he hoped.

Pompeo says ISIL gaining strength in some areas

AJ Impact

Epstein sex abuse victims to face hurdles in seeking compensation

Days before his suicide, the sex offender placed more than half a billion dollars of assets in a trust to protect them.

Epstein sex abuse victims to face hurdles in seeking compensation

United States

Ilhan Omar: Go to Israel, see 'cruel reality of the occupation'

Denouncing Netanyahu's decision to deny them entry, Omar, Tlaib urge politicians to visit Israel and occupied West Bank.

Ilhan Omar: Go to Israel, see 'cruel reality of the occupation'

AJ Impact

Should businesses put social impact above profit?

Corporate titans, including CEOs of Amazon and JPMorgan, say that shareholders' interests should not be top priority.

Should businesses put social impact above profit?

Abortion

Planned Parenthood abandons Title X funds over Trump 'gag rule'

The organisation says it won't be 'bullied into withholding abortion information from patients'.

 Planned Parenthood abandons Title X funds over Trump 'gag rule'