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Algerian President Abdelmadjid Tebboune has lashed out at media watchdog Reporters Without Borders, accusing it of trying to ‘destabilise’ the country after it condemned the jailing of journalist Khaled Drareni.

A court in Bulgaria has sentence two Lebanese men to life imprisonment over a deadly 2012 bus bombing which killed five Israelis. Bulgaria has blamed Hezbollah for the bombing.

Algeria journalist Drareni jailed for 2 years: lawyer

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Algeria journalist Drareni jailed for 2 years: lawyer

Although Drareni's sentence was reduced by a year from an August judgement, press freedom watchdog Reporters Without Borders condemned it.

Saudi Arabia's Khashoggi <em>verdict</em> makes a mockery of justice

Courtney Freer

Saudi Arabia's Khashoggi verdict makes a mockery of justice

Comment: A verdict commuting the sentences of those involved in Khashoggi's murder exposes Saudi Arabia's disinterest in justice and ...

Iran ex-judiciary official gets 31 years for graft

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Iran ex-judiciary official gets 31 years for graft

Akbar Tabari received the jail term after being convicted of "setting up and heading a bribery network", judiciary spokesman Gholamhossein ...

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Algeria journalist must be freed on health grounds: RSF

Press freedom advocates have called for the release of Khaled Drareni, an Algerian journalist arrested over his coverage of anti-government protests.

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Algeria journalist denies 'incitement' charge in appeal hearing

Khaled Drareni has appealed his sentence of three years in prison over his coverage of anti-government protests in Algeria.

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Rights groups file complaint against Hamas for activist detention

Rights groups have filed a complaint against Hamas at the UN over the five-month detention of Rami Aman, a Gaza activist who spoke to Israelis ...

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Hezbollah denounces new US sanctions on political allies

The Iran-backed Lebanese group Hezbollah has denounced new US sanctions on two former Lebanese ministers it described as its “dear friends”

Lawrence of Arabia’s home restored as tourist attraction

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Lawrence of Arabia’s home restored as tourist attraction

TE Lawrence's Red Sea home is being renovated and turned into a tourist attraction.

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Christian Pakistani man sentenced to death over 'blasphemous' texts

A Christian Pakistani man has been sentenced to death after he sent a 'blasphemous' text message.

Saudi Arabia struggles to turn page on Khashoggi's murder

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Saudi Arabia struggles to turn page on Khashoggi's murder

The latest ruling on the murder of journalist Jamal Khashoggi could continue to damage the reputation of Saudi Arabia on a global scale.

Turkey slams Saudi Khashoggi ruling

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Turkey slams Saudi Khashoggi ruling

Turkey on Monday said a Saudi court ruling overturning five death sentences in the 2018 murder of journalist Jamal Khashoggi did not meet global ...

Khashoggi's fiancee calls Saudi <em>verdict</em> 'farce'

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Khashoggi's fiancee calls Saudi verdict 'farce'

"The international community will not accept this farce", Hatice Cengiz said.

UN expert dismisses Saudi <em>verdict</em> in Khashoggi case

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UN expert dismisses Saudi verdict in Khashoggi case

"The Saudi Prosecutor performed one more act today in this parody of justice," Agnes Callamard said.

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Saudi scraps death sentences over Khashoggi murder, jails 8

Five of the convicts were given 20 years in prison and another three were jailed for 7-10 years over the consulate murder of journalist Jamal Khashoggi.

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Two Algerian activists on hunger strike over 'abusive' detention

Algerian activists have gone on a hunger strike and claim they have been abused in detention.

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Female activist Kinda Khatib indicted for 'spying for Israel'

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

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Saudi court sentences seven to death for 2014 killings

Seven defendants were handed the death penalty and three others given 25-year prison terms after being convicted of killing seven people during ...

Where does STL <em>verdict</em> leave Lebanon's search for accountability?

Kareem Shaheen

Where does STL verdict leave Lebanon's search for accountability?

Comment: Establishing the truth behind Hariri's killing and a string of other assassinations is an important step towards reconciliation, as ...

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Azmi Bishara: UAE-Israel deal part of joint regional strategy

Prominent Arab thinker and academic Dr. Azmi Bishara discussed the far reaching consequences of the Israel-UAE normalisation in an exclusive ...

Family of convicted Hezbollah operative denounces 'injustice'

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Family of convicted Hezbollah operative denounces 'injustice'

The family of a Hezbollah member convicted in the 2005 assassination of former Lebanese Prime Minister Rafik Hariri described his guilty ...

Switzerland could become latest country to ban Lebanon's Hezbollah

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Switzerland could become latest country to ban Lebanon's Hezbollah

A ban of Lebanon's Hezbollah in Switzerland will mean that the group's assets and bank accounts will be seized and frozen.

TNA Voice Podcast: News Digest: UAE sells out Palestine

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