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In an open letter, over 150 signatories have called for an investigation into the alleged extrajudicial executions of thousands of mostly young people in Iranian prisons in 1988.

Armenia accused Turkey of sending Syrian mercenaries to fight alongside Azerbaijani forces, a claim denied by Ankara.

Sudan suspect wanted for Darfur crimes 'prefers' ICC trial

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Sudan suspect wanted for Darfur crimes 'prefers' ICC trial

Ahmed Haroun, wanted by the ICC over alleged war crimes in Darfur, said he did not trust Sudanese authorities to 'ensure justice'.

'Butcher of Bosnia' Mladic's appeal verdict set for June

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'Butcher of Bosnia' Mladic's appeal verdict set for June

Mladic was sentenced to life in prison over the 1995 Srebrenica massacre.

Top Algerian opposition figure released on probation

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Top Algerian opposition figure released on probation

Karim Tabbou, a key figure in demonstrations that forced longtime president Abdelaziz Bouteflika to resign in 2019, was released on probation.

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Jordanian government's legitimacy on trial in Prince Hamzah case

Analysis: The trial of the remaining suspects in the Prince Hamzah affair is crucial to proving the Jordanian government's version of events, but it requires a delicate balancing act.

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Leading Algeria opposition figure Karim Tabbou detained: lawyer

The 47-year-old will appear before a prosecutor on Thursday, according to his lawyer.

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Six dead in Chad anti-junta protests

Chad's government said at least six people were killed in the protests, while a local NGO reported nine fatalities -- seven in the capital and ...

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Man charged with murder of Kuwaiti woman

The man is accused of stabbing Farah Hamza Akbar to death and dumping her body.

Lebanon asks Saudi Arabia to reconsider produce ban

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Lebanon asks Saudi Arabia to reconsider produce ban

Lebanon's Farmers Union said the acts of one person or a gang of criminals should not result in punishment for the entire Lebanese people.

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France: Knife attacker said to have watched 'jihadist' videos

A Tunisian man who stabbed to death a police employee outside Paris watched 'jihadist' propaganda videos just before the attack, France's ...

Fifth person detained in French terror attack inquiry

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Fifth person detained in French terror attack inquiry

Jamel Gorchene fatally stabbed a female police employee in Paris.

Shock in hometown of Tunisian suspect in France attack

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Shock in hometown of Tunisian suspect in France attack

Jamal Gorchene, who stabbed a police worker to death near Paris, was described by one cousin as a quiet, reserved person who 'did not have much ...

Three held after police worker fatally stabbed near Paris

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Three held after police worker fatally stabbed near Paris

The father of Jamal G., a Tunisian man who was shot dead by police after fatally stabbing a police worker near Paris, is in custody along with ...

Al Araby investigation reveals damning details of Regeni murder

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Al Araby investigation reveals damning details of Regeni murder

Al Araby TV on Thursday aired a damning investigative documentary detailing the final moments of Italian student Giulio Regeni, who was detained ...

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Jordan king orders release of 16 alleged coup plotters

The Jordanian news agency Petra has announced the release of 16 people detained over their alleged role in a coup attempt earlier this month.

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Algeria Sufism expert given jail sentence for 'offending Islam'

An Algerian academic has been sentenced to three years in jail over after being found guilty of offending Islam.

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Biden says evidence 'overwhelming' in tense George Floyd trial

The president's unusually strong comments came as jury deliberations for the trial of an ex-policeman accused of murdering George Lloyd entered ...

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Jury begins deliberations in George Floyd murder trial

A 12-member jury hearing the case against former officer and murderer of African-American man George Floyd, Derek Chauvin has begun.

Defence witnesses take to stand in Chauvin trial

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Defence witnesses take to stand in Chauvin trial

The trial of Derek Chauvin has finished its third week and saw witnesses for the defence take to the stand.

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UN alarmed over rise in settler attacks on Palestinians

Israeli settlers have tried to intimidate and terrorise Palestinians and take over their land, according to the UN Office for the Coordination ...

Denmark charges 3 Iranian separatists with promoting terror

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Denmark charges 3 Iranian separatists with promoting terror

The three face a trial in Denmark starting later this month.

Jordan security court to try 'plot' suspects

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Jordan security court to try 'plot' suspects

Jordan has announced that it will put on trial those accused of plotting to destabilise Jordan.

Money laundering probe eyes Lebanon central bank chief: report

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Money laundering probe eyes Lebanon central bank chief: report

An investigation into the embezzlement of funds from Lebanon’s central bank is examining activities linked with Riad Salemeh.

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