• Politics
    Al Arabiya English

    Rouhani oversaw smuggling of over $30 bln to Iraqi Kurdistan, says Iranian MP

    President Hassan Rouhani ordered the transfer of more than $30 billion through “smuggling gangs” to Iraqi Kurdistan in 2017, an Iranian lawmaker claimed on Tuesday. Last Update: Thursday, 04 June 2020 KSA 23:34 - GMT 20:34

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    Al Arabiya English

    Coronavirus: UAE announces opening of airports for limited flights, including transit

    UAE announced on Wednesday that airports around the country would be allowed to operate limited flights which would include only transit, repatriation of expats or return of residents or citizens. Last Update: Wednesday, 03 June 2020 KSA 21:57 - GMT 18:57

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    Egypt Independent

    Egypt court upholds sentencing for 4 killers of teen slain while defending girl from harassment

    Egypt’s Shibin al-Kom Juvenile Appeals Court on Tuesday upheld an October 2019 ruling convicting three young men in the murder of their 17-year-old neighbor Mahmoud al-Banna and sentencing them to the maximum penalty of 15 years in prison. Another defendant in the case who helped the main suspect flee the scene of the crime received five years in prison. All of the defendants are 18 years old.

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    Al Arabiya English

    Qatar assured Gaddafi Al Jazeera will not stop negative Saudi coverage: Audio leaks

    A new leaked audio recording has reportedly captured Qatar’s former Emir Sheikh Hamad bin Khalifa al-Thani telling former Libyan President Muammar Gaddafi that Qatari-owned Al Jazeera would not stop negative coverage of Saudi Arabia. US President George W. Bush dances with a sword with Prince Salman bin Abdul Aziz (R), the brother of the Saudi king and Governor of Riyadh AFP Al Jazeera’s coverage Last Update: Wednesday, 03 June 2020 KSA 15:03 - GMT 12:03

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    Al Jazeera

    George Floyd protests: Questions about role of white protesters

    Social media has captured thousands of encounters between protesters, looters and police. Some show white demonstrators committing violence and vandalism, while ignoring pleas from Black protesters to stop. That has opened a tense conversation about the role of non-Blacks in the protests, who is responsible for acts of violence and destruction, and why.

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    Al Arabiya English

    US ambassador to Germany Richard Grenell resigns from post

    US ambassador to Germany Richard Grenell. (File photo: AFP)

  • Politics
    Egypt Independent

    Iran's Khamenei says Floyd's killing exposes real nature of US

    Iran’s Supreme Leader Ayatollah Ali Khamenei said on Wednesday that the killing of George Floyd in police custody had exposed the true nature of the rulers of the United States. The crime committed against this black man is the same thing the US government has been doing against all the world,” Khamenei said in televised speech. This is the US government’s true nature and character that is being exposed today.