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An Algerian academic has been sentenced to three years in jail over after being found guilty of offending Islam.

Videos made by the British anti-Muslim activist Tommy Robinson containing 'libelous' accusations against a Syrian refugee boy forced him and his family to flee their home, a court was told.

German woman convicted over her time with IS

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German woman convicted over her time with IS

A German woman accused of taking her young daughter and joining the Islamic State group in Syria.

Biden after Floyd verdict: 'We can't stop here'

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Biden after Floyd verdict: 'We can't stop here'

"'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 ...

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 ...

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US ex-cop Derek Chauvin convicted of George Floyd's murder

Sacked police officer Derek Chauvin has been convicted of the murder and manslaughter of George Floyd after being found guilty on all three charges he faced.

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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 ...

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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.

Jury begins deliberations in George Floyd murder <em>trial</em>

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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.

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Syrian opposition's Michel Kilo dies in exile from coronavirus

Michel Kilo, a figurehead of the Syrian opposition, lost his life on Monday after releasing a final message to his people.

Macron urges law change, Jewish woman's killer avoids <em>trial</em>

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Macron urges law change, Jewish woman's killer avoids trial

President Emmanuel Macron urged a change in French law after a man who murdered a Jewish woman in 2017 avoided a trial.

Radical Islamist party frees 11 Pakistani police hostages

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Radical Islamist party frees 11 Pakistani police hostages

An outlawed Pakistani Islamist political group freed 11 policemen almost a day after taking them hostage in the eastern city of Lahore.

George Floyd murder <em>trial</em> hears closing arguments

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George Floyd murder trial hears closing arguments

A jury is to hear closing arguments on Monday in the trial of the white ex-police officer accused of murdering African-American George ...

Sudanese leader says Bashir may be handed to ICC

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Sudanese leader says Bashir may be handed to ICC

The head of Sudan's Sovereignty Council, Abdel Fattah al-Burhan, said the country may hand over ousted dictator Omar Bashir to the International ...

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A path towards ally-ship: Reframing 'The Muslim Problem'

The New Arab Meets: Tawseef Khan, author of The Muslim Problem. In it, he elegantly deconstructs myths surrounding Islam, whilst confronting the issue of Islamophobia within Western societies.

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Defence witnesses take to stand in Chauvin trial

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

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Algerian academic faces death threats during blasphemy trial

An Algerian academic is facing death threats over comments he made on common Islamic practices.

Khaled A. Beydoun

Derek Chauvin is on trial - not George Floyd

Comment: Once again, a campaign to pin blame on the victim, and more specifically, the Black victim, was the essential first step towards ...

You can imprison Palestinians but not their struggle

Emad Moussa

You can imprison Palestinians but not their struggle

Comment: With Barghouti and thousands of other Palestinians behind bars, imprisonment has become a defining part of the Palestinian national ...

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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 ...

Morocco called for release of jailed journalists

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Morocco called for release of jailed journalists

Moroccan journalists have called on authorities to release Suleiman Raissouni and Omar Al-Radi, who have been held for several month on ...

Iraqi man on <em>trial</em> 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 <em>trial</em> 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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