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Abdul Hamid Dbeibah, elected last month transitional prime minister during the Libyan Political Dialogue Forum (LPDF), has to face reports of vote-buying during the UN-led peace talks

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

4 protesters killed in clashes with Iraq security forces

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4 protesters killed in clashes with Iraq security forces

Clashes between Iraqi security forces and anti-government demonstrators in the city of Nasiriyah left four protesters dead.

Israel's Netanyahu denies corruption charges as trial resumes

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Israel's Netanyahu denies corruption charges as trial resumes

Benjamin Netanyahu was formally charged last year over allegations that he accepted improper gifts and sought to trade regulatory favour with ...

Netanyahu returns to court as <em>graft</em> trial ramps up

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Netanyahu returns to court as graft trial ramps up

Netanyahu returns to court to formally respond to the corruption charges against him, as his trial enters an intensified phase six weeks before ...

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The Iraq Report: Feared IS leader killed in raid

The Islamic State's most powerful operative in Iraq has been killed by counter-terrorism and security forces, striking a serious blow to the terrorist organisation.

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Saudi anti-corruption authority arrests 32 over $3 billion transfer

Saudi Arabia's anti-graft authority and Central Bank reportedly uncovered a multi-billion-dollar money laundering scheme.

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Kremlin critic Navalny decries 'mockery of justice' at hearing

Russian opposition leader Alexei Navalny said Monday his treatment was beyond a 'mockery of justice' during a court hearing.

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Saudi businessmen, ex-officials arrested in anti-corruption sweep

The kingdom's anti-corruption watchdog said the arrests were made in connection to cases involving bribes and financial irregularities.

The Iraq Report: Deadly unrest in Iraqi Kurdistan

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The Iraq Report: Deadly unrest in Iraqi Kurdistan

With a crumbling economy, rampant corruption and unpaid salaries, Iraqi Kurdistan's woes are intricately linked to the wider problems the ...

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Israel gets new missile boat as Iran tensions surge

A top naval officer said the purchase "dramatically" improves the country's ability to counter regional rivals like Iran.

Next stage in Netanyahu <em>graft</em> trial postponed to February

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Next stage in Netanyahu graft trial postponed to February

Netanyahu is accused of bribery, fraud and breach of trust.

Lebanon president demands proof against US-sanctioned former minister

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Lebanon president demands proof against US-sanctioned former minister

President Michel Aoun has asked Lebanon's foreign minister to obtain 'evidence' of his son-in-law Gebran Bassil's alleged corruption.

Iraq arrests ex-governor for multi-million dollar <em>graft</em>

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Iraq arrests ex-governor for multi-million dollar graft

Nawfel Akoub, who was sacked as governor of Nineveh in March 2019 after a ferry sank killing 150 people, had evaded arrest by hiding Iraqi ...

Kyrgyzstan detains ex-president's ally after crisis

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Kyrgyzstan detains ex-president's ally after crisis

Kyrgyzstan authorities a powerbroker closely allied to former president Sooronbay Jeenbekov on charges of corruption.

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Saudi Arabia arrests 45 in fresh 'anti-corruption' campaign

Dozens of people, including public servants, are the latest to be arrested as part of Saudi Arabia's wide-reaching anti-corruption drive.

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Ousted Algeria president's 'secret child' jailed for graft

Bouteflika's 'secret child' Zoulikha Nachinache has been jailed for graft.

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Ousted Algeria president's 'secret child' jailed for graft

An Algerian businesswoman who is allegedly the daughter of ousted president Abdelaziz Bouteflika was sentenced to 12 years in prison over ...

First arrests in Iraq PM's anti-corruption drive: sources

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First arrests in Iraq PM's anti-corruption drive: sources

The arrests represent a rare instance in which current Iraqi officials are subject to judicial procedures.

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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 ...

Habibi Collective: Collating films made by Arab women

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Habibi Collective: Collating films made by Arab women

The New Arab speaks to Roisin Tapponi, the founder of the Habibi Collective project, about the digital archiving of films made by women from the ...

US slaps sanctions on two Lebanese Hezbollah-linked ex-ministers

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US slaps sanctions on two Lebanese Hezbollah-linked ex-ministers

Former Lebanese finance minister, Ali Hassan Khalil and former transport minister, Youssef Fenianos were slapped with US sanctions on Tuesday.

Saudi sacks military commander over alleged corruption

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Saudi sacks military commander over alleged corruption

A top Saudi military commander and his son were sacked on Monday over graft allegations, state media said, in the government's latest ...

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