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Around 90 civilians have been referred to the military justice system so far, according to Legal Agenda, a human rights group based in Beirut.

Salim Ayyash was found guilty in absentia of murder by a UN-backed Special Tribunal for Lebanon in the Netherlands on August 18.

Trump scrambles to sanction former Lebanese foreign minister Bassil

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Trump scrambles to sanction former Lebanese foreign minister Bassil

Trump’s administration is likely to place sanctions on Gebran Bassil, one of Lebanon's top Christian politicians, in an effort to weaken the Iranian-backed movement Hezbollah.

Trump imposes sanctions on former Lebanese foreign minister Bassil

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Trump imposes sanctions on former Lebanese foreign minister Bassil

Trump’s administration has placed sanctions on Gebran Bassil, one of Lebanon's top Christian politicians, in an effort to weaken the ...

Bisexual academic claims Oxford fired him 'to appease Saudis'

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Bisexual academic claims Oxford fired him 'to appease Saudis'

Dr. Kevin Fogg alleges the Oxford Centre for Islamic Studies dismissed him due to his sexuality.

Marc Owen Jones

Jamal Khashoggi's legacy: A vision worth defending

Comment: Jamal Khashoggi had a vision of freedom and democracy in the Arab region. The need to fight for it is now greater than ever, writes Marc Owen Jones.

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Muslim man sues employers after Cognac prize switch fallout

The Lainston House hotel was ordered to pay £2500 to Zakaria Kioua for 'injury to feelings.'

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Kosovo war crimes court arrests first suspect

A Hague-based international tribunal investigating war crimes committed against Kosovo's during 1990s have arrested their first suspect.

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Britain unveils law to protect soldiers from prosecutions

The British government unveiled plans to provide "stronger legal protections" for military personnel and veterans who could face war crimes ...

France urges international pressure on Lebanon to form government

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France urges international pressure on Lebanon to form government

France has urged the international community to put pressure on Lebanese politicians to break a political deadlock and form a new government.

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Hindu jailed in Bangladesh for insulting Islam's Prophet Mohammed

The man was sentenced to seven years in prison for the 'obscene, derogatory and objectionable comments'.

Hezbollah denounces new US sanctions on political allies

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Hezbollah denounces new US sanctions on political allies

The Iran-backed Lebanese group Hezbollah has denounced new US sanctions on two former Lebanese ministers it described as its “dear friends”

US slaps sanctions on two Lebanese Hezbollah-linked ex-ministers

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US slaps sanctions on two Lebanese Hezbollah-linked ex-ministers

Former Lebanese finance minister, Ali Hassan Khalil and former transport minister, Youssef Fenianos were slapped with US sanctions on Tuesday.

UAE inflicted ‘maximum suffering’ on Qataris, UN court hears

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UAE inflicted ‘maximum suffering’ on Qataris, UN court hears

Qatar’s representative to the International Court of Justice has accused the UAE of trying to inflict ‘maximum suffering’ on Qatari citizens ...

US places sanctions on International Criminal Court prosecutor

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US places sanctions on International Criminal Court prosecutor

'Today we take the next step, because the ICC continues to target Americans,' said Pompeo, announcing sanctions on Fatou Bensouda over the ...

Kareem Shaheen

Where does STL verdict leave Lebanon's search for accountability?

Comment: Establishing the truth behind Hariri's killing and a string of other assassinations is an important step towards reconciliation, as Lebanon grapples with its past and present, writes Kareem Shaheen.

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HRW slams Jordan arrest of cartoonist over UAE drawing

Human Rights Watch slammed Jordan for the arrest of cartoonist Emad Hajjaj.

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Saudi Arabia to review death sentences for three minors

Ali Al-Nimr, Dawoud Al-Marhoon and Abdullah Al-Zaher were arrested as minors on protest-related charges, are set to have their death sentences ...

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Family of convicted Hezbollah operative denounces 'injustice'

The family of a Hezbollah member convicted in the 2005 assassination of former Lebanese Prime Minister Rafik Hariri described his guilty verdict ...

TNA Voice Podcast: News Digest: UAE sells out Palestine

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TNA Voice Podcast: News Digest: UAE sells out Palestine

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Hariri murder verdict disappoints ex-PM supporters in Lebanon

Supporters of the late Rafic Hariri said they were disappointed over the verdict of his assassination.

Saudi calls for Hezbollah's 'punishment' after Hariri verdict

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Saudi calls for Hezbollah's 'punishment' after Hariri verdict

Saudi Arabia has called for Hezbollah to be punished after Hezbollah-linked Salim Ayyash over Rafic Hariri's murder.

Saad Hariri accepts UN tribunal's verdict on father's killing

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Saad Hariri accepts UN tribunal's verdict on father's killing

Saad Hariri said the verdict demonstrated the court's objectivity and 'high credibility'.

Hezbollah-linked Salim Ayyash guilty of Rafik Hariri assassination: STL

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Hezbollah-linked Salim Ayyash guilty of Rafik Hariri assassination: STL

Three other Hezbollah members were acquitted of all charges that they also were involved in the killing of Hariri.

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