Do you want to quickly catch up on the latest news? Here are the most important stories from Monday, 6 November 2023.
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1. Arab American voters reject Biden after his “unconditional support” of Israel
President Joe Biden’s approval rating has significantly dropped among Arab American voters following his pledge of “unconditional” support to Israel, which has killed over 10,000 Palestinian civilians — more than 4,000 of whom were children — since the deadly Hamas attacks on Oct. 7.
According to a poll by the American Arab Institute, Biden’s popularity among Arab Americans has plummeted from 74 percent at the beginning of 2020 to just 29 percent last week. Arab-Americans were the driving force behind Biden’s victories in a number of swing states in 2010. Separate New York Times polls predict that he will lose almost every battleground state in 2024 to former President Donald Trump.
2. Pro-Palestine demonstration sweeps DC, as voices from around the globe demand ceasefire
On Saturday, hundreds of thousands of demonstrators took to the streets in Washington, D.C. to press the White House for a call for a truce as Israel continues to bombard Gaza. Israel’s airstrikes have been intensified, but it has also blocked Gaza’s ability to access…