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Comment: Accused of corruption during his rule and devastation after it, Saleh was Yemen's strongman who many loved to hate, writes Omar Mashjari.

Comment: If Yemen is to set itself on its feet again, its leader must address long-festering issues they have conveniently skirted in favour of placating patrons, writes Barak Barfi.

What's stopping Lebanese expats voting from abroad?

Richard Salamé

What's stopping Lebanese expats voting from abroad?

Analysis: Lebanese citizens living abroad can now vote in the country's parliamentary elections, but the response so far has been mixed, writes Richard Salamé.

Iraqi women's rights must be protected

Zahra Ali

Iraqi women's rights must be protected

Comment: Women's rights activists in Iraq insist on the necessity of civil struggle, linking their fight for equality with that of the fight for ...

Thousands march in Tel Aviv against <em>corruption</em> in Israel

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Thousands march in Tel Aviv against corruption in Israel

Thousands of Israelis marched through the country's capital on Saturday night in what organisers called a 'March of Shame' in protest against ...

Hadani Ditmars

After IS, corruption should be Iraq's next target

Analysis: The injustice of a corrupt state fuels recruitment to armed groups, notes Hadani Ditmars.

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MBS's friend was mystery buyer of $450-million Jesus painting

A friend of Saudi crown prince Mohammed bin Salman revealed as mystery buyer of a painting of Christ by Leonardo Da Vinci that recently sold for ...

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Saudi prosecutor: most Ritz-Carlton detainees agree to pay up

Saudi Arabia's public prosecutor said on Tuesday most of the people detained in alleged anti-corruption campaign last month have agreed ...

Sam Hamad

Rattled by Shafiq, Sisi's regime is far from stable

Comment: President Sisi's rule may not be on the brink of collapse, but its recent handling of Ahmed Shafiq shows the foundations are cracking, ...

Habib al-Adly, 'Egypt's executioner', arrested after eight-month disappearance

Robert Cusack

Habib al-Adly, 'Egypt's executioner', arrested after eight-month disappearance

The former minister was convicted twice on embezzlement charges but absconded from court in April, allegedly with help from his former ...

Afrah Nasser

Saleh's death, checkmate

Comment: Saleh's death causes us to revisit the injustices that led Yemenis to rise up in 2011, writes Afrah Nasser.

Arrests and '<em>corruption</em>': Inside Saudi Arabia's business affairs

Romain Calvary

Arrests and 'corruption': Inside Saudi Arabia's business affairs

Comment: The arrest of Mohamed al-Amoudi is a textbook warning to local businessmen who might have been harbouring seditious designs, writes ...

Netanyahu orders redraft of bill altering police powers

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Netanyahu orders redraft of bill altering police powers

Binyamin Netanyahu on Sunday called for changes to controversial legislation his opponents say was designed to help him survive ongoing police ...

Ahmed Shafiq denies kidnapping, reconsiders Presidential bid

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Ahmed Shafiq denies kidnapping, reconsiders Presidential bid

Former Egyptian PM denies being investigated by authorities, but says he may consider running for Presidential elections.

Ahmed Shafiq's whereabouts 'unknown' after return to Egypt

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Ahmed Shafiq's whereabouts 'unknown' after return to Egypt

The family of Egyptian presidential hopeful Ahmed Shafiq said on Sunday they had lost contact with the former premier, since his deportation ...

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Tens of thousands of Israelis protest 'Netanyahu corruption'

Israel's largest anti-corruption demonstration saw tens of thousands of protesters take to the streets over a law critics say is designed to protect the prime minister from ongoing criminal

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Turkey cannot be 'condemned by courts' in US: Erdogan

'My country can never be condemned by virtual courts set up by FETO scoundrels, fake representatives,' Erdogan said during a televised speech in ...

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Presidential hopeful Shafiq 'detained' in Cairo after UAE deportation

Former Egyptian premier and presidential hopeful Ahmed Shafiq has been detained for questioning upon arrival to Egypt, after he was deported ...

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UAE 'arrests, deports' Egypt presidential hopeful Shafiq to Cairo

Former Egyptian premier and presidential hopeful Ahmed Shafiq has been arrested by authorities in the United Arab Emirates and deported to ...

Razzia: Nabil Ayouch's critical homage to Morocco's cultural tapestry

Jordan Elgrably

Razzia: Nabil Ayouch's critical homage to Morocco's cultural tapestry

Society: An ensemble cast share a story that reflects the complexity of Moroccan identity. Nabil Ayouch and Maryam Touzani speak to Jordan ...

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Lebanon garbage burning is serious risk to health: report

HRW said the Lebanese government's failure to bring under control the country's garbage crisis has led to open burning of waste which threatens ...

Gold trader implicates Turkey's Erdogan in Iran sanctions trial

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Gold trader implicates Turkey's Erdogan in Iran sanctions trial

In the dock, Reza Zarrab implied that Erdogan knew how he and a Turkish banker, now on trial, circumvented US sanctions on Iran and laundered ...

Libya's sovereign wealth scandal: Taxpayers' billions squandered through incompetence

Deena Dajani

Libya's sovereign wealth scandal: Taxpayers' billions squandered through incompetence

Part one of an exclusive investigation into the mismanagement of an opaque and secretive operation that mimics the country's divided politics.

Trader admits bribing Turkish minister in Iran sanctions-busting operation

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Trader admits bribing Turkish minister in Iran sanctions-busting operation

Turkish-Iranian Reza Zarrab told a US court that he paid millions of dollars in bribes to Turkey's former economy minister to help Iran evade US ...

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