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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.

After a change in the law that says foreign firms must open headquarters in the Saudi capital, the Gulf nation is preparing to take on Dubai.

George Floyd's family demand justice as trial to begin

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George Floyd's family demand justice as trial to begin

The trial of the police officer accused of killing 46-year-old George Floyd on May 25, 2020, is starting and Floyd's family is asking for justice.

Berlin film festival 2021 roundup: The MENA films

Sarah Khalil

Berlin film festival 2021 roundup: The MENA films

The MENA films selected by this year's Berlinale brimmed with ambition and artistic audacity.

Minneapolis reaches $27 million settlement with Floyd family

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Minneapolis reaches $27 million settlement with Floyd family

The figure is the largest pre-trial civil rights settlement in US history, lawyers for George Floyd's family said.

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George Floyd's cousin 'confident' as trial begins in Minneapolis

'It's a bittersweet feeling for us,' said Shareeduh Tate, who represented Floyd's family in the courtroom on the first day of former officer Derek Chauvin's trial.

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Florida man accused of trying to join terror group

Mohamed Fathy Suliman allegedly travelled to Turkey in 2014 with the intention of joining the Islamic State in Syria.

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Trump refuses to testify in 'unconstitutional' impeachment trial

Former president Donald Trump has refused to testify in his impeachment trial.

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US police handcuffed, pepper-sprayed 9-year-old Black girl, footage shows

Police said on Sunday the girl - who has not been named - had been suffering from a serious mental health emergency, reportedly threatening to ...

OPEC+ strike deal for lower production hike from January

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OPEC+ strike deal for lower production hike from January

The OPEC+ grouping have announced a raise in production of 500,000 barrels per day (bpd).

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Lockerbie bombing appeal ends, judges mull ruling

Scotland's most senior judge said the panel would issue a written opinion 'as soon as it possibly can'.

Iran mocks Al-Qaeda number two killed in Tehran report

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Iran mocks Al-Qaeda number two killed in Tehran report

The senior Al-Qaeda leader, whose nom de guerre was Abu Muhammad al-Masri, was killed along with his daughter, Miriam, the widow of Osama bin ...

France is no champion of free speech, Amnesty says

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France is no champion of free speech, Amnesty says

Muslims' freedoms of speech and religion are not defended in France, Amnesty International said this week.

Al-Qaeda's number two secretly killed in Iran: NYT

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Al-Qaeda's number two secretly killed in Iran: NYT

Abdullah Ahmed Abdullah, who was on the FBI's list of most wanted terrorists, was shot and killed in Tehran by two Israeli operatives, a report ...

When 'freedom of speech' means just the opposite

Malia Bouattia

When 'freedom of speech' means just the opposite

Comment: The abject failure of European counter-terror policies is clear for all to see. Doubling down on them will only worsen the problem, ...

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France to crack down on online posts after murder

France will crack down on social media posts that put people in danger by divulging their personal details following the murder of a teacher last week.

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Two Islamic State 'Beatles' plead not guilty in court

Two members of the "Beatles" Islamic State kidnapping cell pleaded not guilty in a US court to charges of conspiring to murder four American ...

Mitchell Plitnick

Harris, Pence portray two very different visions for America

Comment: Despite both candidates attempting to appeal to a broad base of voters, the gulf between their parties was clear for all to see, writes ...

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Two IS 'Beatles' brought to US to face charges

Two IS members dubbed the "Beatles" are to be brought to the United States on Wednesday to face charges.

US asks Supreme Court to hear Boston bomber's case

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US asks Supreme Court to hear Boston bomber's case

The US Supreme Court will hear Boston Marathon bomber, Dzhokhar Tsarnaev's case.

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Four participants withdraw from Israeli documentary festival, citing BDS

Four participants of Docaviv 2020 have withdrawn themselves and their entries after a campaign by BDS.

Daughter of Syrian Oscar-nominated documentary filmmaker goes to school

Narjas Zatat

Daughter of Syrian Oscar-nominated documentary filmmaker goes to school

The documentary filmmaker won several awards for her documentary about life in Aleppo during Bashar al-Assad's seige.

Arab artists boycott UAE after Israel deal

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Arab artists boycott UAE after Israel deal

A number of Arab artists have withdrawn from Emirati-run exhibitions and competitions in opposition to last month's agreement to normalise ties ...

US accuses Israeli pharmaceutical giant of fixing drug prices

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US accuses Israeli pharmaceutical giant of fixing drug prices

The US Justice Department charged Israeli pharmaceutical giant Teva with illegally fixing prices between 2013 and 2015.

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