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Six killed in Beirut clashes as tensions over blast probe soar
Middle East

Six killed in Beirut clashes as tensions over blast probe soar

BEIRUT (AP) — Armed clashes erupted Thursday in Beirut during a protest organized by the Lebanese militant group Hezbollah and…
As Lebanese got poorer, politicians stowed wealth abroad
Middle East

As Lebanese got poorer, politicians stowed wealth abroad

BEIRUT (AP) — A trove of leaked documents confirmed that for years, Lebanon’s politicians and bankers have stowed wealth in…
Jordanian king’s properties undercut father figure image
Middle East

Jordanian king’s properties undercut father figure image

JERUSALEM (AP) — Jordan’s King Abdullah II was meeting with the World Bank president, asking for more financial support for…
Leaked records open a ‘Pandora’ box of financial secrets
World

Leaked records open a ‘Pandora’ box of financial secrets

Hundreds of world leaders, powerful politicians, billionaires, celebrities, religious leaders and drug dealers have been hiding their investments in mansions,…
Judge suspends probe into Lebanon port blast amid challenges
Middle East

Judge suspends probe into Lebanon port blast amid challenges

BEIRUT (AP) — The lead judge investigating last year’s massive blast in Beirut’s port suspended his work in the case…
Israel urges Netanyahu return gifts; he denies keeping them
Middle East

Israel urges Netanyahu return gifts; he denies keeping them

JERUSALEM (AP) — Israel’s prime minister’s office has urged former premier Benjamin Netanyahu to return dozens of expensive gifts he…
Navalny marks year after poisoning with anti-corruption call
World

Navalny marks year after poisoning with anti-corruption call

MOSCOW (AP) — Imprisoned Russian opposition leader Alexei Navalny marked the anniversary of a poisoning attack against him by urging…
In exclusive Al-Masry Al-Youm interview, Tunisian MP Samia Abbou says President Kais Saied saved Tunisia
Features/Interviews

In exclusive Al-Masry Al-Youm interview, Tunisian MP Samia Abbou says President Kais Saied saved Tunisia

Tunisian parliament member Samia Abbou, a member of the Democratic Current Party, said that President Kais Saied’s decisions to dismiss…
More than 200 arrested in latest Saudi anti-corruption purge
Middle East

More than 200 arrested in latest Saudi anti-corruption purge

DUBAI, United Arab Emirates (AP) — Saudi Arabia announced the arrest of 207 employees across about a dozen government ministries…
Tunisia bans 12 officials from traveling on suspicion of corruption in phosphate
Middle East

Tunisia bans 12 officials from traveling on suspicion of corruption in phosphate

TUNIS, Aug 9 (Reuters) – A Tunisian judge on Monday banned 12 officials, including a former minister and lawmaker, from…
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