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Critics have pointed towards the UAE's improper use of the Interpol system to find wanted individuals abroad with no real intention of extraditing them.

Israeli Prime Minister Netanyahu will face questioning on his involvement in the vice scandal on Monday, after six ex-military chiefs were detained over the investigation.

Kenya cancels contract with Emirati firm over electoral-<em>fraud</em> concerns

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Kenya cancels contract with Emirati firm over electoral-fraud concerns

Kenya’s High Court cancelled a contract issued to a Dubai-based firm to print ballot papers for next month’s presidential election after the opposition claimed it had links to President Kenyatta.

UAE ambassador to Washington 'linked to multi-billion <em>fraud</em> scandal'

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UAE ambassador to Washington 'linked to multi-billion fraud scandal'

Documents show companies connected to the UAE ambassador to the US Yousef Al Otaiba received $66 million allegedly misappropriated from ...

When Franklin D Roosevelt met Ibn Saud

Seraj Assi

When Franklin D Roosevelt met Ibn Saud

Comment: FDR understood the strength of the Saudi king's opposition to Israel's creation, and these sentiments still dominate debate, despite ...

Seraj Assi

When Franklin D Roosevelt met Ibn Saud

Comment: FDR understood the strength of the Saudi king's opposition to Israel's creation, and these sentiments still dominate debate, despite warming relations between Saudi Arabia and Israel, writes Seraj Assi.

Ashley Goodall

How technology can diversify and transform Iraq’s economy

For far too long Iraq has been held back, but with access to electronic platforms, a new golden age of tech is promised writes Goodall

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Israel's interior minister and wife under investigation for corruption

Israeli Interior Minister Aryeh Deri and his wife were being questioned by fraud squad detectives on Monday as part of a major ...

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Iraqi militia registers as political party ahead of elections

An Iran-backed militia, Asaib Ahl al-Haqq, has received a licence to form a political party in order to stand in Iraq's upcoming elections.

Passport to salvation: Egypt's human traffickers find new loophole

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Passport to salvation: Egypt's human traffickers find new loophole

The New Arab investigates a network of facilitators smuggling people from Egypt to Europe using purchased original passports and taking ...

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Israel convicts former chief rabbi of corruption

Eliyahu Bakshi Doron, who served as chief Sephardi between 1993-2003, approved certificates for some 1,500 policemen and military servicemen, ...

A step by step guide to Iran's presidential elections

Behnam Gharagozli, Jon Roozenbeek, Adrià Salvador Palau

A step by step guide to Iran's presidential elections

Although anyone can put their name down to run, the list of potential candidates is vetted by the 12-member Guardian Council long before polls ...

Turkey files 'criminal complaints' targeting critics of referendum vote

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Turkey files 'criminal complaints' targeting critics of referendum vote

Turkey's April 16 referendum lead to an expansion of presidential powers. But, the vote has been marred by accusations of tampering. Ankara ...

Algerians vote amid anger over economy Algerians vote amid anger over economy

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Algerians vote amid anger over economy

Algeria opened its polling stations on Thursday, amid soaring unemployment and a deep financial crisis caused by a collapse in oil revenues.

Despondent Algerians head to the polls amid economic uncertainty

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Despondent Algerians head to the polls amid economic uncertainty

Apathy has overtaken this year's elections in Algeria as memories of electoral fraud and government corruption hang over the event.

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Baghdad to Beirut currency counterfeit ring busted

Iraq announced the arrest of one of the country’s most dangerous currency fraud mafias on Tuesday, found to have forged Iraqi dinars worth billions of dollars.

Robert Cusack

Ex-chief Rabbi of Israel jailed on corruption charges

Yona Metzger joined former Israeli prime minister, Ehud Olmert in prison on Monday to begin a lengthy prison sentence for taking bribes.

The New Arab & agencies

Kuwaiti football official resigns from FIFA following corruption allegations

Sheikh Ahmed has resigned from his leading FIFA role after his name was mentioned in a corruption case at a Brooklyn courthouse.

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US to deport Palestinian activist after 'immigration fraud case'

Palestinian activist Rasmea Odeh is set to lose her US citizenship after pleading guilty to immigration fraud in a case that centered ...

Hijazi is home, but Egypt's political prisoners languish, forgotten

Sam Hamad

Hijazi is home, but Egypt's political prisoners languish, forgotten

Comment: In securing Hijazi's release, Trump recognises Sisi’s political terror, but demonstrates that unless US citizens are involved, he's not ...

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Top Turkey court rejects opposition challenge over referendum vote

The opposition formally lodged the petition on Friday with the Council of State, Turkey's highest administrative court, after the 'Yes' side won ...

Leaked recording highlights Tunisian establishment 'bullying tactics' against activists

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Leaked recording highlights Tunisian establishment 'bullying tactics' against activists

A recording of the head of Tunisia's private TV station, Nessma, was leaked on April 17, detailing threats and intimidation against a civil ...

Turkey opposition appeals referendum result at top court

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Turkey opposition appeals referendum result at top court

The Republican People's Party's lawyer Atilla Kart formally lodged the petition with the Council of State on Friday afternoon.

Turkey's Erdogan to visit Trump in US in May

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Turkey's Erdogan to visit Trump in US in May

Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan confirmed plans to meet US counterpart Donald Trump in May on Thursday, amid ongoing tension caused by a ...

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