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A judicial source told AFP that the military court handed Kinda al-Khatib a three year prison sentence with hard labour.

A military court in Lebanon has indicted political activist Kinda Khatib on charges of spying for Israel.

Lebanese activist, cleric face charges of ‘contact with Israel’

The New Arab Staff

Lebanese activist, cleric face charges of ‘contact with Israel’

Amnesty have condemned the military prosecution of an activist charged with spying for Israel, as a Shia cleric opposed to Hezbollah was charged over a photo taken with a rabbi.

Lebanese activist <em>Kinda</em> el-<em>Khatib</em> accused of 'spying for Israel'

The New Arab Staff

Lebanese activist Kinda el-Khatib accused of 'spying for Israel'

Another activist has been arrested by Lebanese authorities and accused of conspiring with Israel, as the country cracks down on free speech

To protect journalists, move Twitter's UAE office to Tunisia

Yasser Abu Hilala

To protect journalists, move Twitter's UAE office to Tunisia

Comment: To protect Twitter and its users, immediately relocate Twitter's regional office to Tunisia, the only democratic country in the Arab ...

The New Arab

Sudanese forces attempt to disperse mass sit-in

Sudanese forces, some of whom are commanded by the now deputy leader of the country's governing transitional military council, attempted on Monday to disperse protesters at the ongoing mass sit-in.

Uri Levy

The Twitter tournament: This week in Middle East football

Blog: The Arab Club Championship represents a serious mark for sports broadcasting as it becomes the first football tournament to be broadcast ...

The New Arab

'Tenfold effort' needed to save Egypt's tourisim

Major efforts are needed to bring tourists back to Egypt, the country's Tourism Minister Yehia Rashed said on Sunday, though he sought to ...

Paul McLoughlin

For many in Madaya, emergency aid is too late

Emergency aid to Syria due to arrive this weekend is still not enough as dozens die each day from starvation and hunger in besieged Madaya.

Airwars: Monitoring the civilian casualties of the anti-IS war

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Airwars: Monitoring the civilian casualties of the anti-IS war

Airwars, the new organisation monitoring the international coalition's airstrikes in Syria and Iraq, verifies claims of civilian casualties and ...

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