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A number of lawyers have petitioned the government to rip up a legal extradition treaty with the UAE, as all requests dating back seven years have been denied.

Netanyahu's post was shared by former Ku Klux Klan (KKK) leader David Duke and other far-right sympathisers, with the image implying that there is a conspiracy to control the world.

Germany jails Syrian refugee for attempting to defraud IS

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Germany jails Syrian refugee for attempting to defraud IS

German court inadvertently grants legal protection to the Islamic State group after a Syrian refugee attempted to swindle more than $200,000 from the extremists.

Israeli billionaire Beny Steinmetz detained in <em>fraud</em> probe

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Israeli billionaire Beny Steinmetz detained in fraud probe

Israeli police have detained five suspects in a corruption probe relating to tens of millions of dollars allegedly paid to Guinean officials.

Was Michael Flynn a secret lobbyist for Turkey?

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Was Michael Flynn a secret lobbyist for Turkey?

The Mueller investigation is looking into the origin of certain payments to Flynn's consultancy firm, to discover whether Turkey's government ...

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Israel's Netanyahu 'wouldn't have to resign' if indicted

Israeli Prime Minister Binyamin Netanyahu could remain in office even if he is indicted on corruption charges, Israel's justice minister said on Saturday.

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Mauritania votes on controversial constitutional changes after tense campaign

Mauritanians have begun voting on several contentious changes to their constitution sought by President Mohamed Ould Abdel Aziz but opposed by a ...

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Ex-Netanyahu aide turns state's witness in graft probe

Israeli Prime Minister Binyamin Netanyahu's former chief of staff has agreed to turn state witness, supplying information to investigators ...

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UK refuses UAE extradition request over torture fears

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

Seven Israeli military chiefs arrested over submarine corruption investigation

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Seven Israeli military chiefs arrested over submarine corruption investigation

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

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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 ...

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 ...

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 ...

How technology can diversify and transform Iraq’s economy

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 corruption investigation, Israeli media reported.

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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.

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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 ...

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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.

Baghdad to Beirut currency counterfeit ring busted

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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 ...

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