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Tribal sources have reported that Islamic State affiliated militants have attacked a village in northeastern Sinai and killed three civilians for cooperating with Egyptian security forces.

An Istanbul court has ordered the release of five suspects after the trial into the escape of Carlos Ghosn began.

French jihadist gets 30 years for Syria crimes

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French jihadist gets 30 years for Syria crimes

The presiding judge said he wanted to give him "a glimmer of hope", even though he could have been sentenced to life on being convicted of all charges.

Five countries negotiate compensation from Iran on downed plane

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Five countries negotiate compensation from Iran on downed plane

Five countries whose nationals died when Iran's armed forces shot down a Ukrainian passenger plane will negotiate with Tehran regarding ...

Morocco asks for proof it used spyware on journalist

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Morocco asks for proof it used spyware on journalist

Morocco has demanded Amnesty International prove that it has deployed spyware on a journalist.

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New Zealand mosque shooter to be sentenced in August

A white supremacist who murdered dozens of Muslim worshippers in last year's New Zealand mosque shootings will be sentenced next month.

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South Lebanon judge resigns following ruling against US ambassador

Judge Mohamad Mazeh tendered his resignation after he was questioned for slapping a year-long gag order on airing or publishing ...

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George Floyd murder trial set for next year

A Minneapolis judge on Monday set the trial date for four ex-police officers charged in the murder of George Floyd.

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Iraq frees militia fighters held over rocket fire

More than a dozen pro-Iran fighters detained over a planned rocket attack were released, in an apparent major misstep for Iraqi Prime Minister ...

Egyptian <em>judge</em> who drafted anti-torture law dismissed from council

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Egyptian judge who drafted anti-torture law dismissed from council

Veteran Judge Asim Abdul Jabbar had been set to resume membership of the seven-member council in 2021, before his name was suddenly ...

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Lebanon summons US ambassador over Hezbollah remarks

Lebanon's foreign ministry has summoned its US ambassador over Hezbollah remarks.

Lebanese <em>judge</em> bans media from interviewing US ambassador

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Lebanese judge bans media from interviewing US ambassador

Judge Mohamad Mazeh in the southern city of Tyre said he acted after receiving a complaint from a citizen.

Lebanese-American UAE adviser sentenced over child sex charges

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Lebanese-American UAE adviser sentenced over child sex charges

Lebanese-American businessman George Nader, an unofficial liaison between top US and Middle Eastern officials, was sentenced to 10 years in ...

French archaeologist and husband charged over Mideast antique trafficking

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French archaeologist and husband charged over Mideast antique trafficking

The couple are suspected of taking advantage of the instability that followed the Arab Spring in the early 2011 to loot ancient relics.

South Africa’s chief justice condemned for pro-Israel remarks

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South Africa’s chief justice condemned for pro-Israel remarks

The chief justice of South Africa has been condemned by the ruling ANC and other parties for getting involved in politics and making pro-Israeli ...

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IS-linked Indonesian couple jailed for assassination attempt on minister

The couple's sentences were below prosecutors' demands for a 16-year and 12-year term.

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Morocco investigates journalist after Amnesty claims

Omar Radi dismissed the allegations against him as "ridiculous" and told AFP the government was tarnishing Morocco's reputation by attacking ...

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Trump prepared to 'support Israeli attack on Iran': Bolton

Bolton was fired by Trump as National Security Adviser almost a year ago.

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Spyware by Israel's NSO used against journalist: Amnesty

Amnesty has petitioned an Israeli court to revoke NSO's defence ministry export licence due to multiple hacking allegations.

Syria Insight: Suweida's autonomy threatened by new economic uncertainties

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Syria Insight: Suweida's autonomy threatened by new economic uncertainties

Suweida has enjoyed a great degree of autonomy from regime rule during the war, but the dire economic situation in Syria is hitting home.

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Iranian ex-judge dies after falling from window in Romania

Iranian opposition activists have called the death of former judge Gholamreza Mansouri, who is wanted by Tehran for alleged corruption, ...

Trump asked China's Xi for re-election help, claims Bolton

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Trump asked China's Xi for re-election help, claims Bolton

Bolton alleges that Trump's focus on winning a second term was the driving principle of his foreign policy.

Iran says coronavirus delays reading of airline black boxes

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Iran says coronavirus delays reading of airline black boxes

Tehran has pledged to cooperate with international investigations into the accidental downing of a Ukrainian airliner earlier this year.

Award-winning Filipino journalist conviction sparks international outrage

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Award-winning Filipino journalist conviction sparks international outrage

A trial, labelled by rights groups as another example of limitations of press freedom amid an ongoing rights crackdown by President Rodrigo ...

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