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The UK court action accuses four Emirati officials of assault, false imprisonment and the intentional infliction of psychiatric injury.

Human Rights Watch described the charges as politically motivated.

US denies reports Iran poised to free four Americans

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US denies reports Iran poised to free four Americans

A senior White House official on Sunday denied reports from Tehran that an agreement had been reached with Iran for the release of four Americans detained there.

Iranian separatists plead not guilty to Danish terror charge

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Iranian separatists plead not guilty to Danish terror charge

A trio of people on trial in Denmark for financing and promoting terrorism in Iran have plead not guilty.

Iran wants freedom for jailed nationals amid nuclear talks

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Iran wants freedom for jailed nationals amid nuclear talks

Cabinet spokesman Ali Rabiei did not offer details on how many Iranians are held in the US, only that their number is 'bigger than that of ...

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Putin's face-offs with the world

President Putin addressed the Federal Assembly to discuss a number of different topics.

Narjas Zatat

UAE candidate cannot become Interpol president, says UK report

A new report urges the international community to prevent the appointment of a UAE General to Interpol president.

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Iran arrests 'spies' for Israel, other nations: state TV

The latest arrest of alleged spies for Israel and other nations in Iran follows a similar episode from 2019.

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'Talibanisation of education': Afghanistan overturns ban on schoolgirls singing

Afghanistan's Ministry of Education backtracked on a decision to impose a nationwide singing ban on schoolgirls, following an outcry, as women ...

Gaza man: After torture, Hamas forced me to divorce

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Gaza man: After torture, Hamas forced me to divorce

Rami Aman documented torture and being forced to divorce his wife at the hands of Hamas.

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Three women polio workers shot dead in Afghanistan

The three women were killed in two separate attacks in the restive eastern city of Jalalabad, officials said.

Facebook says cyber spies in China targeted Uyghurs

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Facebook says cyber spies in China targeted Uyghurs

Facebook said it disrupted efforts by hackers in China to spy on supporters of the Uyghur minority living abroad.

Pollard defends <em>spying</em> on US for Israel in interview

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Pollard defends spying on US for Israel in interview

American spy for Israel Jonathan Pollard gave his first interview since arriving in Israel last December, criticising the US withdrawal of ...

Jailed French tourist in Iran charged with <em>spying</em>

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Jailed French tourist in Iran charged with spying

Benjamin Briere was arrested by Iranian authorities after taking photos near the Turkmenistan-Iran border.

IS attack on Iraqi village kills eight people

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IS attack on Iraqi village kills eight people

IS fighters killed six members of the same family, along with a lawyer and a policeman after infiltrating a village disguised as soldiers.

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Germany hands suspended sentence to spy worked for Egypt

An Egyptian-born German man has been given a suspended sentence for working as a spy while employed by Angela Merkel's press office.

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Suspended sentence for German who spied for Egypt

A man who worked in German Chancellor Angela Merkel's press office was handed a suspended prison sentence for spying for Egypt.

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British-Iranian academic released from Iran prison recounts 'suicidal thoughts'

Former Iran detainee Kylie Moore-Gilbert has opened up about her harrowing seven-month ordeal in solitary confinement.

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US to review Israeli spyware firm NSO Group

US Department of Justice has reportedly asked WhatsApp to provide details of the users that were targeted by the spyware creator's software, ...

Trial sparks a wave of desperation in Iraq's Kurdistan

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Trial sparks a wave of desperation in Iraq's Kurdistan

Comment: The trial of five Kurdish activists and journalists for 'spying' has left Kurds furious with their leaders. As hardship ...

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Canada urged to investigate Saudi asylum seeker's mysterious return

Friends of Ahmed Alharby are worried the former regime critic was forced to return to Saudi Arabia.

Germany begins trial of alleged Egyptian spy

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Germany begins trial of alleged Egyptian spy

The Egyptian-born German's alleged activities are said to be part of wider efforts by Cairo to spy on dissidents abroad.

UAE-backed forces 'detained, tortured' Yemen journalist after Emmy-nominated report

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UAE-backed forces 'detained, tortured' Yemen journalist after Emmy-nominated report

Yemen journalist Adel Al-Hasani was arrested in September and has reportedly been tortured and mistreated by forces loyal to the UAE.

Canadian MPs say China's treatment of Uighurs is 'genocide'

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Canadian MPs say China's treatment of Uighurs is 'genocide'

MPs voted unanimously to label China's treatment of Uighurs as 'genocide' and ministers called on Prime Minister Justin Trudeau to officially ...

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