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Greece's Defence Minister said the Patriot, a US-made missile defense system which Saudi relies on to intercept attacks by Yemen's Houthis, would be deployed to protect critical energy infrastructure.

"'I can't breathe.' Those were George Floyd's last words," Biden said, hours after the verdict. "We can't let those words die with him. We have to keep hearing those words."

Scorpion: How Israel is developing France's future defence system

Jean Stern

Scorpion: How Israel is developing France's future defence system

Comment: In utter secrecy, France and Israel are cooperating on the digital warfare of the future, despite competitive tensions on the African arms market, writes Jean Stern.

Turkey says Afghanistan peace talks postponed

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Turkey says Afghanistan peace talks postponed

Ankara's top diplomat said that after consultations with Doha, the UN and Washington, Turkey decided there was 'no need to rush' the ...

Crowds express joy, wariness after verdict in Floyd's death

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Crowds express joy, wariness after verdict in Floyd's death

Crowds across America erupted into joy as the jury's verdict was read out but their elation was tinged with wariness of the progress left to be ...

The New Arab Staff & Agencies

First woman ever seeks Syrian presidential bid

Faten Ali Nahar, a 50-year-old Damascus resident, has nominated herself in an election which is certain to be won by President Bashar Al- Assad.

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Jury reaches verdict at trial over George Floyd's death

The jury has reached a verdict at the murder trial of ex-policeman Derek Chauvin in the death of George Floyd.

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Biden says evidence 'overwhelming' in tense George Floyd trial

The president's unusually strong comments came as jury deliberations for the trial of an ex-policeman accused of murdering George Lloyd entered ...

Emad Moussa

How UNRWA became a battleground for Palestinian rights

In-depth: Deeply intertwined with the history of the Palestinian struggle, the UN agency has faced defunding and political delegitimisation in a ...

China guilty of ‘crimes against humanity’ against Uighurs: HRW

The New Arab Staff

China guilty of ‘crimes against humanity’ against Uighurs: HRW

Human Rights Watch has accused China of crimes including torture and sexual violence.

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Ramadan TV show sparks #MeToo solidarity moment in Egypt

A TV show in Egypt has sparked controversy with a scene depicting the gang-rape of a young women, similar to the real life events during the ...

Syrian chemical weapons victims start legal action in Sweden

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Syrian chemical weapons victims start legal action in Sweden

Victims of chemical weapons attacks in Syria have started legal proceedings against Assad regime officials.

Turkey seeks jail terms for 97 over student protests

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Turkey seeks jail terms for 97 over student protests

Turkish prosecutors have demanded jail terms for 97 student protesters against Erdogan.

US sanctions 'disrupts Google services' in Syria

The New Arab Staff

US sanctions 'disrupts Google services' in Syria

US sanctions in Syria are preventing access to Google Play and limiting functionality of other apps, like YouTube.

Doctors denied access to 'very weak' Navalny

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Doctors denied access to 'very weak' Navalny

Doctors were denied access to jailed Russian regime critic Alexei Navalny, adding that he is now 'very weak' and must go to a civilian hospital.

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Pakistan parliament postpones debate on expelling French ambassador

Pakistan's parliament has postponed a debate on whether the country should expel the French ambassador, which will now take place on Friday.

Davide Abbatescianni

District Terminal: A dystopic tale of nihilism and hopelessness

Film Review: Bardia Yadegari and Ehsan Mirhosseini's psychological sci-fi recounts a poet living with his mother in a desolated Tehran, trapped ...

Fuad Shahbazov

What's driving Turkey and Ukraine's growing alliance?

Analysis: Turkey's influence in Ukraine has steadily increased in recent years. Amid heightened tensions with Russia, the Ankara-Kyiv alliance ...

The New Arab Staff

Tunisia President Kais Saied planning ‘soft coup’: political party

The Tunisian president's move to claim control over the nation's domestic security forces has proven unpopular with many.

Libya becomes regional centre for bitcoin mining operation

The New Arab Staff

Libya becomes regional centre for bitcoin mining operation

Libya has been noted as the most prolific miner of bitcoins in the Arab world, thought to be due to cheap electricity.

Sophia Akram

Representing MENA artists in the UK

With the narrative having been focused on stereotypical portrayals of people from the region as 'terrorists' or 'illegal immigrants', MENA Arts ...

Jury begins deliberations in George Floyd murder trial

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Jury begins deliberations in George Floyd murder trial

A 12-member jury hearing the case against former officer and murderer of African-American man George Floyd, Derek Chauvin has begun.

Merkel party leadership backs Laschet as Germany chancellor candidate

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Merkel party leadership backs Laschet as Germany chancellor candidate

Angela Merkel's party early staunchly backed Armin Laschet to be the conservative bloc's chancellor candidate for Germany's elections.

Chad's president Deby dies after fighting rebels on battlefield

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Chad's president Deby dies after fighting rebels on battlefield

Chad's President Idriss Deby Itno has died on the battlefield after three decades in power, the army said in a shock announcement.

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