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Twitter chief Jack Dorsey said his platform's ban of US President Donald Trump sets a "dangerous" precedent.

Snapchat joined a number of social media giants that have permanently banned US President Donald Trump.

Trump impeached for unprecedented second time

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Trump impeached for unprecedented second time

Donald Trump was impeached for the second time, a first in US history.

Trump on brink of unprecedented second impeachment

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Trump on brink of unprecedented second impeachment

The expected majority vote would make Trump the first US president to have been impeached twice.

Distrust of Boris must not erode confidence in vaccine

Malia Bouattia

Distrust of Boris must not erode confidence in vaccine

Comment: Debunking anti-vax conspiracy theories means taking an honest look at the profiteering and incompetence of Boris Johnson's government, ...

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Iran ex-president's daughter blames Tehran for Syria atrocities

Faezeh Rafsanjani, the daughter of former Iranian president Ali Akbar Rafsanjani, has blamed Iran for the deaths of hundreds of thousands of Syrians in an interview.

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Twitter suspends Trump amid Capitol violence

For the first time, Twitter suspended the account of President Donald Trump.

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Loujain al-Hathloul: 'Fierce' Saudi women's rights campaigner

Activists see Loujain al-Hathloul as an "incredible fierce and resolute" champion of women's rights who represented the kingdom's modern ...

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Iraqi refugee family is home at last

From a first date that ended in bloody carnage in Baghdad, to finally entering their new home in The Netherlands, this is an epic tale of ...

Turkey fines social media companies $3.8 million

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Turkey fines social media companies $3.8 million

Facebook, YouTube, TikTok and other major social media companies have failed to comply with Turkish Internet regulations which human ...

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Scarlett Johansson urges Egypt to release imprisoned rights activists

The American actress urged authorities to release activists from the Egyptian Initiative for Personal Rights (EiPR) in a video posted on the ...

The soundtrack of the Arab uprisings in 10 songs

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The soundtrack of the Arab uprisings in 10 songs

Few of the pro-democracy protesters who took the Middle East by storm in 2011 had a flag to raise or leader to follow. But all had a song to ...

Turkey blocks Jay Z's Tidal streaming service

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Turkey blocks Jay Z's Tidal streaming service

Tidal failed to comply with new internet regulations, the Turkish government said.

Displaced Syria teen recreates lost family home

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Displaced Syria teen recreates lost family home

Syria's war forced the Diab family to flee their village, but when 19-year-old Wissam moved into a tent in northwestern Syria he decided to ...

Iran-backed militants in Iraq launch 'Sharia youth groups'

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Iran-backed militants in Iraq launch 'Sharia youth groups'

'Little known' groups could be linked to the pro-Iran, US-proscribed terrorist organisation Iraqi Hezbollah, posing a 'threat' to the country's ...

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'Very Nice!': Kazakhstan jumps on Borat slogan

Kazakhstan has reclaimed Borat's catchphrase in a bid to attract tourism.

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Twitter bans Steve Bannon's account over death threat

Twitter has banned an account created by Steve Bannon which called for execution of federal officials.

Zainab Mehdi

Amman's unique jazz festival improvises with virtual celebrations

This year's Amman Jazz Festival is forgoing international performers and showcasing local talent in a variety of genres, with festivities taking ...

The New Arab Staff & Agencies

Turkey fines Facebook, others over new social media law

Turkey fined Facebook, Instagram, Twitter, Periscope, YouTube and TikTok for failing to appoint a country representative under a ...

Social media on high alert as US votes tallied

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Social media on high alert as US votes tallied

Social media platforms in the US are on high alert against disinformation regarding the US elections, and Twitter and Facebook posts by Donald ...

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Egyptian singer turns Mubarak-era song into ode to Trump

Singer Wissam Magdy has recorded a bizarre English-language version of a 1999 song praising former Egyptian dictator Hosni Mubarak, turning it ...

Saudi girl filmed with pistol on back of motorbike

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Saudi girl filmed with pistol on back of motorbike

A Saudi girl was filmed while boasting a pistol in plain sight while on the back of a motorbike.

In Wisconsin, patriotism begins with voting

Amanda Ali

In Wisconsin, patriotism begins with voting

Comment: My family immigrated to America hoping for a better life. Voting is one of the ways we build the future we dream about, writes ...

Call to remove Israeli football song insulting Prophet Muhammad

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Call to remove Israeli football song insulting Prophet Muhammad

The head of the Joint List of Arab-Israeli parties, Ayman Odeh called for the removal of a "racist" song by far-right Israeli football fans ...

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