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Benjamin Netanyahu is charged with fraud, breach of trust and accepting bribes in a series of scandals in which he is alleged to have received lavish gifts from billionaire friends.

Ratko Mladic was sentenced to life behind bars in 2017 for war crimes, crimes against humanity and genocide.

Bahrain top court upholds two death sentences

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Bahrain top court upholds two death sentences

Authorities in the tiny kingdom have cracked down hard on dissent since mass street protests in 2011 demanded an elected prime minister and a constitutional monarchy in Sunni-ruled Bahrain.

New Zealand mosque shooter to represent himself at sentencing

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New Zealand mosque shooter to represent himself at sentencing

New Zealand Muslim Association president Ikhlaq Kashkari questioned Tarrant's motives, saying victims could be re-traumatised if the gunman were ...

Lebanon ex-PM murder tribunal to give verdict August 7

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Lebanon ex-PM murder tribunal to give verdict August 7

The tribunal was created by a 2007 UN Security Council resolution at Lebanon's request.

Gaia Caramazza

UK urged to intervene in case of 'tortured' Bahrainis

Bahraini security officials who allegedly tortured the two men received training that was partly funded by Britain.

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Five released after Turkey trial into Ghosn escape begins

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

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Turkey trial of Khashoggi murder suspects postponed to November

The trial of 20 Saudi suspects that began in absentia on Friday was postponed to November, in hopes that the suspects would be made to ...

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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.

Mega arms deal with Egyptian regime exposes Italy's 'hypocrisy'

Gaia Caramazza

Mega arms deal with Egyptian regime exposes Italy's 'hypocrisy'

In-depth: Activists say Italy's $1.2 billion sale of warships to Egypt is a betrayal of murdered student Giuliu Regeni and thousands of Egyptian ...

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2 neo-Nazis on trial accused of killing German politician

The accused had attended an event where Walter Luebcke, a member of Angela Merkel's party, had defended the government's decision to allow in ...

Darfur suspect rejects 'untrue' war crimes charges

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Darfur suspect rejects 'untrue' war crimes charges

Former Janjaweed militia leader Ali Kushayb appeared before the ICC for the first time on Monday, facing more than 50 war crimes charges.

Turkey jails US consul employee for aiding 'terror group'

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Turkey jails US consul employee for aiding 'terror group'

An Istanbul court has sentenced Metin Topuz to almost nine years behind bars for alleged links to Fethullah Gulen, despite US claims there is no ...

Iran opens <em>trial</em> of former judiciary deputy head

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Iran opens trial of former judiciary deputy head

Akbar Tabari is accused of obstructing "the execution of justice" against influential senior Iranian officials "by forming a criminal group".

Iran news agency head convicted for interviewee's spy remark

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Iran news agency head convicted for interviewee's spy remark

The news agency is in hot water after an article criticising Tehran's intelligence operations in Europe.

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Autopsy confirms cop suffocated George Floyd

An autopsy found Monday that an African-American man whose death has set off nationwide unrest was suffocated by a police officer.

Keira Dignan

Fighting to protect refugees in Europe amid Covid-19

New groups are mobilising across Europe to demand an evacuation of refugee camps as the Covid-19 pandemic makes already bad conditions for ...

The New Arab

Netanyahu calls Sudanese leader in latest move towards normalisation

Fresh from inaugurating his new government, Israel's PM called Sudan's leader to wish him a happy Eid, three months after the pair agreed to ...

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US father-son duo accused of masterminding Ghosn's escape

Michael Taylor, a 59-year-old former Green Beret and private security specialist, and Peter Taylor, 27, are wanted by Japan on charges they ...

Israeli court forces Netanyahu to attend <em>trial</em> opening

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Israeli court forces Netanyahu to attend trial opening

An Israeli court has denied a request by Prime Minister Netanyahu to be absent from the opening of his trial on corruption charges.

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Leading Algeria protest figure released after court cuts sentence

A leading figure in Algeria's "Hirak" anti-government protest movement has been released from jail after a court late Sunday cut his prison ...

Egypt arbitrarily extends <em>pre</em>-<em>trial</em> detention of over 1,600 defendants

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Egypt arbitrarily extends pre-trial detention of over 1,600 defendants

Amnesty said Egypt had flouted basic due process guarantees by citing the Covid-19 pandemic to extend the pre-trial detention ...

Israeli parliament to vote on coalition between Netanyahu, Gantz

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Israeli parliament to vote on coalition between Netanyahu, Gantz

The Israeli parliament is due to vote on Wednesday on a coalition deal between Prime Minister Netanyahu and opposition leader Benny Gantz ...

Israel court hears first challenges to Netanyahu-Gantz coalition deal

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Israel court hears first challenges to Netanyahu-Gantz coalition deal

Israel's Supreme Court tackled the vexed question of whether a political deal to form a coalition government after three inconclusive elections ...

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