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The jury at the trial of Derek Chauvin has heard that the pressure on his neck was the cause of death.

Muslim Advocates claimed Facebook has breached a local consumer-protection law by failing to remove content that breached its own moderation standards.

CAIR condemns Republican's deleted 'Islamophobic tweet' about Ilhan Omar

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CAIR condemns Republican's deleted 'Islamophobic tweet' about Ilhan Omar

Ilhan Omar was the target of a now-deleted tweet invoking the memory the 9/11 terror attacks and directing it at Muslim Congresswoman Ilhan Omar.

US <em>Capitol</em> attack sparks debate over security

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US Capitol attack sparks debate over security

Officials in Washington appealed for balance between securing the US Capitol and public accessibility after the second deadly attack ...

Officer killed in US <em>Capitol</em> car-ramming attack

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Officer killed in US Capitol car-ramming attack

An attack at the US Capitol has left one police officer dead, as well as the attack, who was shot by police.

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US Capitol on lockdown after report of gunfire nearby

The US Capitol is on high alert after a car rammed a barricade, injuring two police officers.

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Syrian regime allows Russian oil exploration in 'Lebanese waters'

Lebanese officials are yet to comment on the agreement, which could see the country lose hundreds of square kilometres of its maritime territory ...

Mitchell Plitnick

A new effort to sell Israel to American liberals

Comment: A new group seeks to sell Israel to American liberals. But the reality of massive and long-term violations of Palestinian rights will ...

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Israeli police prepare for parliament incursions by Netanyahu supporters

Israeli police have trained in anticipation of a Capitol riot-like storming of the Knesset by far-right activists in the event of a ...

Report: Extremist groups thrive on Facebook despite bans

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Report: Extremist groups thrive on Facebook despite bans

Hundreds of pages that 'spread violence-glorifying material' continue to operate on Facebook, non-profit Avaaz says.

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Trump to launch own social media platform: ex-aide

Donald Trump plans to return to social media soon, using "his own platform" after being banned from Twitter and other outlets, a former advisor ...

Iran threatens US Army base, top general: reports

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Iran threatens US Army base, top general: reports

Two senior US intelligence officials have told the Associated Press that Iran has made threats against an army base in Washington DC.

Twitter asks users to weigh in on rules

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Twitter asks users to weigh in on rules

Twitter began a survey of global users about platform rules for world leaders while consulting human rights and academic specialists for its ...

Lebanese-Americans charged with assault following pro-Trump Capital riot

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Lebanese-Americans charged with assault following pro-Trump Capital riot

Lebanese-Americans Julian Elie Khater and George Pierre Tanios were charged with assaulting police officers during the Capitol riots.

White supremacist propaganda surged in 2020, report says

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White supremacist propaganda surged in 2020, report says

The Anti-Defamation League has reported a rise in the amount of white supremacist propaganda released in the US last year.

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US: Putin approved operations to help Trump against Biden

A new report by the Office of the Director of National Intelligence has said that Vladimir Putin green lit operations to support Donald Trump’s reelection.

Sarah Essa

Muad Hrezi: The 'unapologetically Muslim' Libyan-American running for Congress

The New Arab Meets: Muad Hrezi, the young Democrat who is running for Congress 2022 in Connecticut's First Congressional District.

Sarah Essa

Muad Hrezi: The 'unapologetically Muslim' Libyan-American running for Congress

The New Arab Meets: Muad Hrezi, the young Democrat who is running for Congress 2022 in Connecticut's First Congressional District.

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Biden signs order aimed at making voting easier

US President Joe Biden signed an executive order aimed at making it easier for Americans to vote.

US Senate meets under tight security after extremist threat

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US Senate meets under tight security after extremist threat

The Senate carried on with business as usual on Thursday. Yet worries persisted: the Capitol Police are pushing to extend the stay of ...

The New Arab Staff & Agencies

Trump to be allowed back on YouTube

Donald Trump will be allowed back on YouTube but only when the threat of his inciting violence falls.

US <em>Capitol</em> 'breach' leads House to scrap Thursday session

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US Capitol 'breach' leads House to scrap Thursday session

Threats of a possible "breach" of the US Capitol led to the House of Representatives changing its voting plans.

Trump eyes return to spotlight at conservative conference

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Trump eyes return to spotlight at conservative conference

Donald Trump returns to the political stage, determined to reassert his dominance over a Republican Party that is out of power.

Twitter and India play tug-of-war with democracy

Jillian C. York

Twitter and India play tug-of-war with democracy

Comment: In India, an increasingly authoritarian government combined with Twitter's willingness to put stakeholders before users raises ...

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