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Lebanese-American businessman George Nader, an unofficial liaison between top US and Middle Eastern officials, was sentenced to 10 years in prison in his latest child sex case.

A Lebanese-American businessman has claimed that millions in illicit foreign donations were passed off as small US donations towards the 2016 Trump campaign.

Trump acquitted in Senate impeachment trial

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Trump acquitted in Senate impeachment trial

President Donald Trump was acquitted by the Republican-controlled Senate in a historic impeachment vote.

Trump says will 'strongly consider' testifying in impeachment probe

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Trump says will 'strongly consider' testifying in impeachment probe

Following recent comments made by Nancy Pelosi, Trump is considering to testify before the impeachment probe.

Baghdadi may have ordered execution of US hostage

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Baghdadi may have ordered execution of US hostage

In this new account of the last days of her life, 26-year-old Kayla Mueller was executed by IS operatives because she knew Baghdadi's ...

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Why Trump says he's 'unbothered' by Russian interference reports

Trump reportedly told the Russian foreign minister and ambassador that he was not bothered by their country's meddling because the US did the same in other countries.

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Mueller to Congress: Trump was not exonerated

Former special counsel Robert Mueller said President Donald Trump had not been exonerated by his investigation.

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Tight-lipped Mueller to testify at hearings on Trump 'crimes'

Former Trump-Russia special counsel Robert Mueller finally faces congressional interrogators on Wednesday, testifying in televised ...

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Trump to Congress: 'You can't impeach me'

Trump urged to Congress that he cannot be impeached as the Muller report investigating his allowing of Russian involvement in the 2016 elections ...

'Nothing wrong with help from Russians': Trump's lawyer

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'Nothing wrong with help from Russians': Trump's lawyer

Trump's lawyer defended Russia's role in the 2016 US elections, saying there was nothing wrong with Trump receiving Moscow's help.

Sam Hamad

Despite Muller findings, Trump remains a Russian asset

Comment: The question of outright collusion may be over, but it's clear Putin and Trump are allies in an axis of authoritarianism, writes Sam ...

FBI opened probe into whether Trump working for Russians

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FBI opened probe into whether Trump working for Russians

A probe by the FBI has opened to investigate whether Donald Trump is working for the Kremlin.

How anti-Arab hate becomes invisible in the US

Azmi Haroun

How anti-Arab hate becomes invisible in the US

Comment: The lack of statistics on Arab Americans - classed as 'white' on the Census - is rendering anti-Arab hate crimes invisible, writes Azmi ...

All the President's Men: Manafort convicted, Cohen caves

Andrew Leber

All the President's Men: Manafort convicted, Cohen caves

Comment: Even more now rides on the Midterm elections in November, writes Andrew Leber.

Cyber war laws: Only hope for saving civilian minds

Wilson Dizard

Cyber war laws: Only hope for saving civilian minds

Comment: Russian election meddling is evidence that the civilian mind is no longer sovereign, writes Wilson Dizard.

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Trump election campaign chief jailed, following 'witness tampering' charges

US President Donald Trump's campaign manager has been detained on judge's orders, as part of a probe into alleged Russian interference in the election.

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Riyadh, Abu Dhabi 'used sleazy Washington lobbyists' against Qatar

Saudi Arabia and the UAE have been dealing with a pair of controversial Washington lobbyists to sway the US government to sanction Qatar, an ...

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Trump was 'offered election help' from MbS, MbZ: report

This marks the first time a country other than Russia reportedly offered assistance to help Donald Trump win the US presidency.

Behnam Gharagozli, Jon Roozenbeek, Adrià Salvador Palau

So Trump violated the Iran deal, now what?

Comment: Israel and Saudi Arabia are the only winners in a situation that leaves the US significantly weakened, write Behnam Gharagozli, Jon ...

Trump's other foreign collusion scandal

CJ Werleman

Trump's other foreign collusion scandal

Comment: Government-by-highest-bidder has reached foreign policy, with UAE paymasters spending millions to influence Congress and the White ...

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UAE 'sent Republicans millions' to push anti-Qatar agenda

George Nader, now a witness in the Mueller probe, wired $2.5m to a Republican party fundraiser to promote anti-Qatar policies.

Kushner-gate and the Qatar blockade: Scandal of the century?

Maryam Al-Khater

Kushner-gate and the Qatar blockade: Scandal of the century?

Comment: Could revelations that Kushner and other Trump associates are possibly colluding in the blockade of Qatar for financial gain be the ...

Will Kushner-gate become the scandal of the century?

Maryam Al-Khater

Will Kushner-gate become the scandal of the century?

Comment: Could revelations that Kushner and other Trump associates are possibly colluding in key US political decisions for financial gain be ...

<em>Mueller</em> 'foreign meddling' probe expands into UAE campaign-influencing allegations

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Mueller 'foreign meddling' probe expands into UAE campaign-influencing allegations

Mueller, the special counsel, is looking at claims the UAE funnelled money to Donald Trump's campaign team during his successful ...

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