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Riad Salameh has denied charges of aggravated money laundering in connection with possible embezzlement.

Donald Trump is reportedly considering a presidential pardon for Steve Bannon, who has been charged with conspiracy to commit wire fraud and money laundering.

Where are the cronies of Tunisia's Ben Ali today?

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Where are the cronies of Tunisia's Ben Ali today?

Ten years after the Tunisian revolution toppled Tunisian dictator Zine El Abidine Ben Ali, few of his relatives have faced justice.

Carlos Ghosn says Japanese can question him in Lebanon

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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.

Ousted Algeria leader's 'secret child' loses appeal against jail

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Ousted Algeria leader's 'secret child' loses appeal against jail

Zoulikha Nachinache was found guilty of money laundering, influence peddling, squandering public funds and illicit transfer of ...

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Morocco arrests dissident historian

Historian and human rights activist Maati Monjib, 60, will be taken to a Rabat court, which will decide whether he will be prosecuted or provisionally released.

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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.

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Turkey debates NGO law which could 'limit freedoms'

Turkey is debating a new law that critics say could limit the freedom of NGOs and other civil society organisations.

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Tunisian ex-presidential candidate Nabil Karoui rearrested

Karoui was rearrested in connection with money laundering and tax evasion.

Will Biden's presidency affect Iran's influence in Latin America?

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Will Biden's presidency affect Iran's influence in Latin America?

In-depth: The Biden administration could reset caustic ties with Iran, but how will that affect Tehran's budding relations with socialist Latin ...

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Libya central bank unifies exchange rate

Libya's central bank announced the official exchange rate will be set at 4.48 Libyan dinars to the dollar, after holding its first full board ...

Israeli criminals 'flee to Dubai' to escape arrest

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Israeli criminals 'flee to Dubai' to escape arrest

Dozens of Israeli criminals have fled to Dubai following the normalisation agreement between the UAE and Israel, taking advantage of lax ...

Turkish women charged in US over 'birth tourism' scheme

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Turkish women charged in US over 'birth tourism' scheme

Six pregnant Turkish women have been charged with fraud in the US over an alleged 'birth tourism' scheme that involved dozens of others.

Israel's Gantz puts submarines probe on hold

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Israel's Gantz puts submarines probe on hold

Israel's Defence Minister Benny Gantz froze a probe into the purchase of German submarines that had riled Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu, ...

Lebanese 'drug dealer' arrested in Brazil

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Lebanese 'drug dealer' arrested in Brazil

Assad Khalil Kiwan is a naturalised Brazilian citizen from Lebanon who was arrested on Monday over drugs charges.

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Lebanon to introduce digital currency

Lebanon has become the latest country to introduce a new digital currency.

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Austria police raid dozens of 'Islamist-linked' targets

More than 60 addresses allegedly linked to radical Islamists were raided by Austrian police, authorities said.

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Twitter bans Steve Bannon's account over death threat

Twitter has banned an account created by Steve Bannon which called for execution of federal officials.

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Two more Hezbollah officials join US sanctions list

Two more officials from Lebanon's Hezbollah have been put on the US sanctions list.

Arrest warrants issued for founders of Panama Papers firm

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Arrest warrants issued for founders of Panama Papers firm

Germany has issued international arrest warrants for the two founders of the firm exposed by the Panama Papers leak.

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

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

Ousted Algeria president's 'secret child' 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 ...

Popular Kuwaiti actress Haya Al-Shuaibi detained over 'pornographic' post

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Popular Kuwaiti actress Haya Al-Shuaibi detained over 'pornographic' post

Kuwaiti authorities have detained a famous actress for allegedly posting a video of pornographic nature, local media reported.

US bill could sanction banks operating in 'Hezbollah-dominated' areas

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US bill could sanction banks operating in 'Hezbollah-dominated' areas

This legislation would represent the “toughest sanctions ever proposed by Congress” against Hezbollah, Republican US Congressman Joe Wilson ...

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