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The trial of Derek Chauvin has finished its third week and saw witnesses for the defence take to the stand.

One-time Tunisian presidential candidate Nabil Karoui has been ordered to pay a fine worth millions for failure to pay customs dues, authorities said on Thursday.

Parents of Regeni thank Al-Araby for 'uncovering' witnesses

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Parents of Regeni thank Al-Araby for 'uncovering' witnesses

The New Arab's Arabic-language sister service Al-Araby TV has been commended by the parents of Giulio Regeni for uncovering new witnesses in the 2016 murder of their son.

Iraqi man on trial for Berlin motorway rampage

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Iraqi man on trial for Berlin motorway rampage

The Iraqi man is charged with attempted murder, dangerous interference with traffic and fleeing the scene of an accident.

New witnesses in Regeni murder trial testify in Italy

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New witnesses in Regeni murder trial testify in Italy

Fresh witnesses have come forward to testify against the men accused of torturing and murdering Italian academic student Giulio Regeni in 2016.

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UK blocks bid to limit prosecution period for soldiers

Former NATO Secretary George Robertson said the bill would have 'undermined some of the most basic legal standards for which this nation was renowned'.

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How Turkish law empowers abusers and denies women justice

Comment: A toxic mix of pervasive misogyny and policies that roll back essential baseline protections has seen the state of women's rights in ...

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American faces Dubai imprisonment over 'marijuana smoked in US'

Peter Clarke, 51, was arrested in February after being rushed to hospital while suffering from pancreatitis.

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Egypt frees journalist Khaled Dawoud

Egypt has freed prominent dissident journalist and politician Khaled Dawoud after more than 18 months in detention.

Turkish banks appeals to US to drop laundering charges

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Turkish banks appeals to US to drop laundering charges

Embattled Halkbank has appealed to a US court to dismiss charges related to the laundering of Iranian oil proceeds, claiming the bank is immune ...

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Jordan's Prince Hamzah spared prosecution despite fresh allegations

Despite fresh allegations and a scathing media rebuke, Prince Hamzah will not face prosecution over an alleged coup in Jordan.

Egypt train crash driver was 'not at the controls'

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Egypt train crash driver was 'not at the controls'

The prosecution put the blame on the drier and his assistant regarding the train crash that killed 20 and injured 199 last month in ...

Medical examiner blames police pressure for Floyd's death

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Medical examiner blames police pressure for Floyd's death

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

The Iraq Report: Saddam-era laws used to silence dissent

The New Arab

The Iraq Report: Saddam-era laws used to silence dissent

Iraq is using Baathist-era laws to indict critics, prompting anger that penal codes imposed by a dictatorial regime are being used to crush ...

Dubai to deport nude photo shoot group

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Dubai to deport nude photo shoot group

Dubai plans to deport a group of people arrested over a naked photo shoot.

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Israel's Netanyahu on trial as coalition talks ramp up

Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu faced court in his corruption trial while his bid to form a government after another inconclusive election entered a critical phase.

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Naked models arrested in Dubai face jail

A video depicting naked women on a balcony in Dubai led the police to arrest a group of people for 'public debauchery'.

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Israeli PM Netanyahu's court corruption battle resumes

Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu fighting for his political life on two fronts: coalition talks, and a corruption trial over claims he ...

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Dubai police arrest group over video of naked women

A video depicting naked women on a balcony in Dubai led the police to arrest a group of people for "public debauchery".

Iraq judge at Saddam's trial dies of Covid-19

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Iraq judge at Saddam's trial dies of Covid-19

Mohammed Oreibi al-Khalifa, who became the lead judge in Saddam Hussein's trial for genocide, has died of coronavirus complications in a Baghdad ...

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Lieutenant: Kneeling on Floyd's neck 'totally unnecessary’

The most senior officer to testify at Derek Chauvin’s murder trial has described the former officer’s actions as “totally unnecessary”.

UAE threatens serious jail terms for April Fools pranksters

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UAE threatens serious jail terms for April Fools pranksters

The UAE public prosecutor office has released a statement declaring harsh penalties and legal punishments awaits those who participates in ...

Bahrain to release 126 prisoners amid virus fears

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Bahrain to release 126 prisoners amid virus fears

The inmates will serve the rest of their sentence out of prison, the Bahraini public prosecution said.

Algeria arrests 5 for planning attacks on Hirak protests

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Algeria arrests 5 for planning attacks on Hirak protests

Five people were arrested in Algeria on suspicion of planning "terrorist" acts against weekly Hirak pro-democracy protests in the country's ...

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