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Authorities seized $10 million worth of fossils from homes belonging to Adnan Oktar, an infamous Islamic creationist cult leader.

US officials link Iran to voter intimidation emails

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US officials link Iran to voter intimidation emails

The activities attributed to Tehran mark a significant escalation for a country some cybersecurity experts regard as a second-rate player in online espionage.

I escaped Sisi's jails, but thousands of others haven't

Bahey el-Din Hassan

I escaped Sisi's jails, but thousands of others haven't

Comment: Despite death threats forcing me out of Egypt, I'm lucky compared to the tens of thousands jailed, tortured and killed for speaking ...

Turkey seeks aggravated life sentence for American scholar

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Turkey seeks aggravated life sentence for American scholar

US academic Henri Barkey and Turkish civil society figure Osman Kavala are accused of involvement in a 2016 coup attempt against the government ...

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Pompeo urges Greece, Turkey to resolve Mediterranean row

The United States on Monday called on Greece and Turkey to find "good solutions" to a tense Mediterranean territorial dispute after the NATO neighbours agreed to hold talks.

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France 'very worried' for hunger-striking Iran rights lawyer

France's Foreign Minister Jean-Yves Le Drian on Tuesday raised ocncern over the health of jailed Iranian human rights lawyer Nasrin Sotoudeh.

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Assange 'may commit suicide' if extradited to the US

Michael Kopelman, emeritus professor of neuropsychiatry at King’s College London said WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange is at a 'very high' risk ...

Marc Owen Jones

Saudi Arabia is the world's most dangerous cyber bully

Comment: With disinformation, intimidation of critics, and an array of fake accounts, Saudi Arabia has successfully turned Twitter into a weapon ...

UK judge refuses plea to dismiss new Assange allegations

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UK judge refuses plea to dismiss new Assange allegations

Lawyers for Julian Assange failed to persuade a British judge to throw out new US allegations against him, as he resumed his fight to avoid ...

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British-Australian lecturer's every step being followed inside Iranian prison

The communications of jailed British-Australian academic Kylie Moore-Gilbert are being closely monitored, sources within Qarchak prison have ...

F-35 hiccup on road to Israel-UAE accord

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F-35 hiccup on road to Israel-UAE accord

The tentative alliance between Israel and the UAE could be on the rocks over the sale of possible F-35s to the Emirates.

Jordan arrests popular cartoonist, refers him to security court

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Jordan arrests popular cartoonist, refers him to security court

Journalists are protesting the arrest of cartoonist Emad Hajjaj after he was referred to Jordan's State Security Court for prosecution on ...

Yemeni Al-Qaeda execute dentist for 'spying'

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Yemeni Al-Qaeda execute dentist for 'spying'

AQAP has executed a dentist for spying for the government and the US

Senior Muslim Brotherhood leader dies in Egypt prison: lawyer

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Senior Muslim Brotherhood leader dies in Egypt prison: lawyer

After being alerted to to the incident, prison authorities reportedly made no attempt to save Essam al-Erian, who died of a heart attack.

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Qatar rejects UAE's life sentence against Omani citizen

Qatar has condemned the UAE after it upheld a life sentence against 21-year-old Abdullah Al Shamsi.

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Iran says 2 convicted of spying for Israel, UK

Two people have been convicted in Iran for allegedly spying on behalf Israel, the UK and Germany.

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Australia: British-Australian academic held in Iran prison 'is well'

Imprisoned academic Kylie Moore-Gilbert is doing 'well' after being moved to Iran's 'worst prison' for women, Australia's ambassador to Tehran ...

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US urges Turkey to release detained philanthropist

Ankara accused Washington of failing to respect the 'rule of law' over the statement urging Osman Kavala's release.

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Israel's latest spy drama 'Tehran' explores nuclear tensions

The conservative press in Iran -- a country which strongly denies that its nuclear programme is for anything other than civilian use -- has ...

Iran executes man convicted of spying for CIA, Mossad

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Iran executes man convicted of spying for CIA, Mossad

"Mahmoud Mousavi Majd's sentence was carried out on Monday morning over the charge of espionage so that the case of his betrayal to his ...

Iran executes man convicted of spying for CIA: judiciary

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Iran executes man convicted of spying for CIA: judiciary

Reza Asgari, an Iranian citizen who had formerly worked at the defence ministry's aerospace division, was executed last week, according the ...

Suspected Egyptian spy in Berlin signals widespread anti-dissident campaign

Florence Dixon

Suspected Egyptian spy in Berlin signals widespread anti-dissident campaign

The revelation that a former employee in Merkel's press office is under investigation for spying for Egypt hints at a wider campaign by the Sisi ...

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