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Kelly entered a plea of not guilty Tuesday to the single charge he faces.

With Ghosn in Lebanon as an international fugitive, Kelly is now the only person expected to face trial any time soon in relation to the case.

Cooperate on climate or 'we will be doomed': UN

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Cooperate on climate or 'we will be doomed': UN

World powers must come together for the sake of the global climate, or else humanity is 'doomed', warned UN chief Antonio Guterres.

Judge OKs extradition for men who 'aided Ghosn escape'

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Judge OKs extradition for men who 'aided Ghosn escape'

A former US soldiers and his son are wanted by Japan over their alleged involvement in the escape of Nissan chief Carlos Ghosn.

World Cup host Qatar set to play Gold Cup

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World Cup host Qatar set to play Gold Cup

Qatar is only the second team from Asia invited to play in the Gold Cup.

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Judge may order extradition of Americans over Ghosn escape

A US judge signalled he may order the extradition of two suspects to Japan over their involvement in the escape of Nissan boss Carlos Ghosn to Lebanon via Turkey

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China's changing oil strategy in the Middle East

Chinese oil purchases offered Beijing a sphere of influence in the Middle East, but Covid-19 has upended this once-promising strategy.

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Biden eyes major foreign policy shifts if he wins

Biden has pledged to demolish Trump policies on Day One, including reversing Trump’s ban on immigration from mainly Muslim countries and restore ...

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UAE launches the Arab world's first Mars mission

The United Arab Emirates has finally launched its first Mars mission, following delays due to bad weather.

Turkey leads anti-piracy maritime mission in Gulf of Aden

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Turkey leads anti-piracy maritime mission in Gulf of Aden

Turkey will lead the Joint Task Force to combat piracy in the Gulf of Aden.

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Taliban make big changes ahead of talks with Kabul

Analysts say the shake-up could be a sign of how seriously the Taliban are taking the most critical step in a deal Washington signed with the ...

UAE again delays Mars probe launch over weather

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UAE again delays Mars probe launch over weather

The United Arab Emirates have cancelled the launch for the second time this week

UAE Mars mission aborted due to bad weather

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UAE Mars mission aborted due to bad weather

The UAE's much-touted Mars mission has been postponed due to bad weather.

Ghosn 'aiding' those who helped him flee to Lebanon

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Ghosn 'aiding' those who helped him flee to Lebanon

In a televised interview that aired late on Saturday, Ghosn confirmed that he is aiding those who helped smuggle him out of Japan.

To defeat systemic racism, America must end endless war

Nima Gerami

To defeat systemic racism, America must end endless war

Comment: The US desperately needs an open and honest debate about the ways race and racism have influenced its foreign policy for centuries, ...

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Ghosn mulled turning Japan escape into Hollywood film

MNG Jet operations manager Okan Kosemen told an Istanbul court that Carlos Ghosn wants to make his escape into a Hollywood movie.

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Five released after Turkey trial into Ghosn escape begins

An Istanbul court has ordered the release of five suspects after the trial into the escape of Carlos Ghosn began.

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Turkey: pilots, others, on trial for helping Ghosn escape

The two flight attendants face a one-year prison term each if convicted of not reporting a crime.

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The Middle East at war with coronavirus: Top stories

In Iran, nearly 11,000 have died due to Covid-19, whereas Turkey is urging the EU to include it in the list of 'safe' coronavirus partners.

Trump's scheming tries to shield US, Israel from accountability

Josh Ruebner

Trump's scheming tries to shield US, Israel from accountability

Comment: Trump's attempt to sanction those investigating US and Israeli war crimes shows a callous willingness to put America and its allies ...

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Turkey blasts Twitter over mass removal of pro-Erdogan accounts

Turkey heavily criticised Twitter after the platform removed over 7,000 accounts it says were part of state-linked information operations.

How will the EU respond to Israel's annexation plans?

Stasa Salacanin

How will the EU respond to Israel's annexation plans?

The EU is a staunch defender of the two-state solution but remains divided on how to push back against Israel's annexation plans.

Father-son duo accused in Ghosn escape scheme fight extradition

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Father-son duo accused in Ghosn escape scheme fight extradition

Michael and Peter Taylor are wanted in Japan, on allegations that they helped Carlos Ghosn flee the country in a box.

Jordan university slammed for Israeli normalisation workshop

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Jordan university slammed for Israeli normalisation workshop

The University of Jordan invited an Israeli-American academic to an online workshop, prompting criticism from anti-normalisation critics.

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