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Ex-US special forces member Michael Taylor and his son Peter allegedly staged the operation that saw former international jet-setter Ghosn packed into an audio-equipment case and onto a private jet.

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 repercussions continue to haunt the country.

Carlos Ghosn's great escape story is coming to Hollywood

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Carlos Ghosn's great escape story is coming to Hollywood

The story of Carlos Ghosn's escape may just be coming to Hollywood, as the embattled automotive executive who escaped house arrest in Japan looks to sell his version of events.

Turkish private jet manager 'threatened' into helping Ghosn escape

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Turkish private jet manager 'threatened' into helping Ghosn escape

The dramatic escape of former Nissan chief Carlos Ghosn has prompted the arrest of five people in Turkey.

Lebanon denies Aoun welcomed fugitive Carlos Ghosn

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Lebanon denies Aoun welcomed fugitive Carlos Ghosn

Ghosn fled Japan last week following over seven months spent under house arrest as he fought accusations of financial misconduct.

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Ghosn fled Tokyo ‘in a musical instrument case’

Carlos Ghosn reportedly fled house arrest in Japan via a musical instrument box belonging to a musician who played music at his house in Tokyo.

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Lebanon's public security defends Carlos Ghosn's escape from Japan

The public security directorate has defended Carlos Ghosn's escape from Japan where he faces criminal charges.

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Ghosn flees Japan, accused Tokyo of holding him 'hostage'

Disgraced former Nissan chairman Carlos Ghosn returned to Lebanon and accused Tokyo of holding him 'hostage' over financial misconduct ...

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Ex-Nissan boss Ghosn 'arrives in Beirut' on private jet

Lebanese media has reported that former auto tycoon Carlos Ghosn has arrived in Lebanon on private jet.

Israel claims to uncover Hezbollah precision-guided missile site

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Israel claims to uncover Hezbollah precision-guided missile site

The Israeli army claims to have found a site dedicated to the manufacture of "precision-guided" missiles belonging to Hezbollah in Lebanon's ...

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Ex-Nissan boss Ghosn hit with fresh charges in Japan

French-Lebanese business tycoon Carlos Ghosn filed for bail in Japan on Monday after being hit with a fresh charge of aggravated breach of trust.

Ghosn accuses Nissan 'backstabbing' executives of conspiracy

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Ghosn accuses Nissan 'backstabbing' executives of conspiracy

Carlos Ghosn has accused Nissan executives of a 'conspiracy' against him to have him arrested, over fears of a planned merge of Nissan with ...

Ex-Nissan chief Carlos Ghosn released after months in jail

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Ex-Nissan chief Carlos Ghosn released after months in jail

Ghosn's shock release on bail was the latest twist in a case that has gripped Japan and the business world since the auto industry titan's ...

Lebanese-raised car tycoon Carlos Ghosn charged with understating salary

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Lebanese-raised car tycoon Carlos Ghosn charged with understating salary

Lebanese-raised car tycoon Carlos Ghosn has been charged with understating his salary.

US stocks fall on worries about Saudi Arabia

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US stocks fall on worries about Saudi Arabia

Wall Street stocks tumbled Thursday on rising worries over US-Saudi relations after the suspected murder of journalist Jamal Khashoggi.

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Saudi Arabia invests $1bn in Tesla competitor Lucid

The kingdom signed off on Monday a $1 billion investment in US carmaker Lucid Motors, despite facing a budget deficit of more than $260 billion.

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Yemen security forces seize Houthi 'spy drones' delivery

A delivery of drones destined to reach Houthi rebels in Yemen was intercepted by authorities in Marib, the national news agency reported on ...

Natasha Bowler

White Helmets: Rescuing from the rubble of Assad's bombs

When regime bombs falls on homes, hospitals and markets in Syria, the White Helmets are the first to the scene digging survivors out of rubble ...

Uri Levy

Triumphs and tyranny: this week's Arab football action

One of the most surprising moments in Arab football took place this week, when a rebellious Egyptian midfielder received a phone call from the ...

Trump 'rented office to Iranian bank with terrorism ties'

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Trump 'rented office to Iranian bank with terrorism ties'

A review of public records shows that the Trump Organisation rented out office space to Iran's Bank Melli, which had been banned from carrying ...

The New Arab & agencies

Dubai announces plans for driverless cars by 2030

Dubai wants driverless cars to account for 25 percent of its road traffic by 2030, a statement by Sheikh Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum said on ...

Turkey detains 1,300 migrants after $3.2 billion EU deal

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Turkey detains 1,300 migrants after $3.2 billion EU deal

Turkish authorities rounded up asylum seekers, economic migrants and refugees on Monday, just hours after agreeing to a deal worth billions with ...

Refugee boats raided off European waters by armed gangs

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Refugee boats raided off European waters by armed gangs

Boats carrying refugees across the Aegean Sea are being raided by armed bandits, said Human Rights Watch.

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