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After a two month spell in prison, Nabil Karoui has been released on bail, but still faces charges of money laundering and tax evasion.

The men who aided Carlos Ghosn in his escape from Istanbul to Lebanon have been jailed by an Istanbul court.

Alarm as jailed Iranian protester 'critical' in hospital

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Alarm as jailed Iranian protester 'critical' in hospital

Behnam Mahjoubi, a member of the Gonabadi Dervishes, Iran's largest Sufi order, suffers from a serious panic disorder.

Al-Jazeera journalist returns home after four-years in Egypt prison

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Al-Jazeera journalist returns home after four-years in Egypt prison

Mahmoud Hussein was detained at Cairo airport in 2016 when he arrived on a family vacation from Doha. On Saturday, he returned to his home after ...

Meet the Palestinian DJ who sparked a political storm

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Meet the Palestinian DJ who sparked a political storm

In-depth: The arrest of DJ Sama after hosting a techno event in the West Bank reveals a deeper set of tensions within Palestinian society.

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Woman extradited from Israel facing child sex abuse charges

Malka Leifer is standing trial in Australia on child sex abuse charges

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Lebanese-Canadian academic to be tried over 1980 Paris bombing

Lebanese-Canadian academic Hassan Diab, 67, will be tried over the 1980 Paris bombing.

Hiba Rahim

Florida anti-protest bill threatens even tighter chokehold on communities

Comment: Conservatives in Florida are introducing a new anti-protest bill, but make no mistake about its intended target, writes Hiba Rahim.

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Iranian-American arrested on spying charges trying to leave Iran

An Iranian-American man is one of several who have been arrested on spying charges as he tried to leave Tehran.

Iran jails brother of vice president

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Iran jails brother of vice president

The charges against Mahdi Jahangiri - a banker who is the brother of senior vice president Eshaq Jahangiri - included "professional currency ...

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Iranian users of Signal messaging service say app blocked

Many Iranians migrated to the app after Whatsapp updated its privacy policy in January.

Seven Turkish nationals face trial in Ghosn escape case

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Seven Turkish nationals face trial in Ghosn escape case

Nearly a dozen Turkish nationals face charges relating to Nissan boss Carlos Ghosn's escape from Japan.

Iraq grants $20bn construction projects to Chinese companies

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Iraq grants $20bn construction projects to Chinese companies

Iraq has granted $20 billion worth of construction projects to a consortium of Chinese companies, according to local media reports.

Ghosn meeting with French investigators postponed: lawyers

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Ghosn meeting with French investigators postponed: lawyers

French and Lebanese investigative judges as well as the defence lawyers postponed a meeting with Carlos Ghosn

Algerian hunger strikers hospitalised in prison protest

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Algerian hunger strikers hospitalised in prison protest

Three imprisoned Algerian activists were hospitalised following their hunger strike protesting their detention.

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Carlos Ghosn says Japanese can question him in Lebanon

Lebanese businessman Carlos Ghosn asked Japan why it can't conduct questions in Lebanon, same as French investigators.

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Palestinian DJ Sama Abdulhadi released on bail

Palestinian DJ Sama Abdulhadi was released on bail on Sunday.

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Julian Assange: WikiLeaks' controversial founder

Some see Julian Assange as a fearless campaigner for press freedom, while others believe he was reckless with classified information, possibly ...

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Assange faces UK court ruling on extradition to US

WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange faces a UK court ruling over whether he should be extradited to the United States on espionage charges.

Jordan journalist detained over Covid story released on <em>bail</em>

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Jordan journalist detained over Covid story released on bail

Jordan jailed Jamal Haddad last week with calls for the journalist's release.

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Ghosn case haunts Japan a year after shock escape

A year after Japan learned with horror that Carlos Ghosn had jumped bail to become the world's most famous fugitive, the fiasco and its ...

French investigators to question Carlos Ghosn in Lebanon

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French investigators to question Carlos Ghosn in Lebanon

The official gave no specific date or details of what information the investigators would seek from Ghosn.

Iranian 'Angelina Jolie' Instagram star handed 10-year prison sentence

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Iranian 'Angelina Jolie' Instagram star handed 10-year prison sentence

An Iranian Instagram star whose eccentric doctored selfies led to comparisons with Angelina Jolie was sentenced to 10 years in prison.

Egypt releases photographer, model detained after pyramid photo shoot

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Egypt releases photographer, model detained after pyramid photo shoot

Photographer Houssam Mohammed and Salma al-Shimi were arrested on Monday after the shoot at the Saqqara necropolis, in which Shimi appeared in ...

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