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Qatar's emir relieved Finance Minister Ali Shareef al-Emadi of his duties on Thursday after an arrest warrant was issued over corruption allegations.

Ahmed Haroun, wanted by the ICC over alleged war crimes in Darfur, said he did not trust Sudanese authorities to 'ensure justice'.

Iraqi militia calls for Sunnis villagers to be displaced

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Iraqi militia calls for Sunnis villagers to be displaced

IS militants remain a threat in Iraq’s eastern Diyala province and areas north of Baghdad.

Sudanese opposition parties reject draft security bill

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Sudanese opposition parties reject draft security bill

Opposition figure have compared the draft bill to security laws under the former regime.

Turkey probes second crypto exchange as market implodes

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Turkey probes second crypto exchange as market implodes

Turkish officials have now blocked the account of the Vebitcoin exchange, reportedly detaining its CEO and three other company employees as part ...

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Turkey seeks arrest of missing crypto boss over fraud

Turkey is seeking to extradite accused businessman Faruk Fatih Ozer from Albania.

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Egyptian cleric Qaradawi tests positive for Covid-19

The news came on the Doha-based cleric's official twitter account. He is reportedly in a good condition and receiving medical care.

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The Iraq Report: Saddam-era laws used to silence dissent

Iraq is using Baathist-era laws to indict critics, prompting anger that penal codes imposed by a dictatorial regime are being used to crush ...

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Hezbollah fugitive can't appeal over Hariri murder: court

A UN-backed court said fugitive Hezbollah suspect Salim Ayyash, who is convicted of assassinating Rafic Hariri, cannot appeal against the ...

Suspects arrested over killing of Libya militia leader

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Suspects arrested over killing of Libya militia leader

Two suspects were arrested in an investigation over the killing of a militia leader wanted by the International Criminal Court.

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Haftar-allied Libyan commander wanted by ICC assassinated in Benghazi

A Haftar-allied Libyan military commander wanted by the ICC for war crimes has been assassinated in Benghazi

Algeria targets exiled activists with 'terrorism charges'

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Algeria targets exiled activists with 'terrorism charges'

Exiled activists, target former diplomat Mohamed Larbi Zeitout, blogger Amir Boukhors and journalist Hichem Aboud, are wanted by an Algerian ...

Two Americans accused of helping Ghosn indicted in Japan

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Two Americans accused of helping Ghosn indicted in Japan

American father and son Michael and Peter Taylor, who helped Carlos Ghosn escape from Japan, were indicted in Japan.

Morocco extradites Australian to Saudi Arabia: wife

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Morocco extradites Australian to Saudi Arabia: wife

An Australian man detained in Morocco has been extradited to Saudi Arabia, his family said.

Interpol 'drops <em>arrest</em> <em>warrant</em> for Ahlam al-Tamimi'

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Interpol 'drops arrest warrant for Ahlam al-Tamimi'

Tamimi is wanted by the US for her role in the 2001 bombing of a Jerusalem restaurant.

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Syria's Asma al-Assad faces war crimes investigation in UK

Asma Assad, a dual British-Syrian national, could face extradition to the United Kingdom and the loss of her British citizenship if convicted on war crimes charges.

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Protesters demand justice one year after Breonna Taylor's killing

One year after Breonna Taylor's killing, protestors marched to demand justice and accountability from the police department in Louisville, ...

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Australian facing extradition to Saudi 'wrong' man: lawyer

Osama Al Hasani's name and birth did not correspond with those of the man sought in Riyadh's arrest warrant, according to his ...

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French ex-president Sarkozy sentenced to jail for corruption

The sentence includes two years suspended, which means it is unlikely Sarkozy will physically go to prison.

UAE-backed forces 'detained, tortured' Yemen journalist after Emmy-nominated report

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UAE-backed forces 'detained, tortured' Yemen journalist after Emmy-nominated report

Yemen journalist Adel Al-Hasani was arrested in September and has reportedly been tortured and mistreated by forces loyal to the UAE.

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Canadian MPs say China's treatment of Uighurs is 'genocide'

MPs voted unanimously to label China's treatment of Uighurs as 'genocide' and ministers called on Prime Minister Justin Trudeau to officially ...

Myanmar junta warns public not to hide fugitive protesters

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Myanmar junta warns public not to hide fugitive protesters

Burmese forces have arrested hundreds of people since the military took power in a coup two weeks ago.

Maduro sent letter to Iran's leader accrediting US fugitive

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Maduro sent letter to Iran's leader accrediting US fugitive

A Colombian businessman was carrying a letter from Venezuelan President Nicolas Maduro accrediting him to Iran's supreme leader, according to a ...

Khamenei hints Iran could strike Trump while out golfing

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Khamenei hints Iran could strike Trump while out golfing

Iran’s Supreme Leader posted a picture on Twitter that appeared to show Donald Trump on a golf course and a stealth bomber overhead.

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