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Egypt recovers 29,000 smuggled antiquities over the past 7 years
Egypt

Egypt recovers 29,000 smuggled antiquities over the past 7 years

During the past seven years, Egypt was able to recover 29,000 smuggled antiquities, in cooperation with the competent authorities.  …
Anti-laundering unit goes off-grid, fraying Afghan ties to global finance
Middle East

Anti-laundering unit goes off-grid, fraying Afghan ties to global finance

LONDON, Sept 15 (Reuters) – A unit in Afghanistan’s central bank leading a 15-year effort to counter illicit funding flows…
Swiss envoy, Lebanese FM holds talks amid central bank probe
Middle East

Swiss envoy, Lebanese FM holds talks amid central bank probe

BEIRUT (AP) — Lebanon’s foreign minister held talks Monday with the Swiss ambassador to Beirut after Switzerland started a probe…
Saudi Arabia detains 298 public officials in new corruption probes
Middle East

Saudi Arabia detains 298 public officials in new corruption probes

RIYADH (Reuters) – Saudi Arabia on Sunday announced the detention of hundreds of government officials, including military and security officers,…
Egypt’s House of Representatives approves draft law cancelling conditional half-term release
Egypt

Egypt’s House of Representatives approves draft law cancelling conditional half-term release

The House of Representatives’ Legislative and Constitutional Affairs Committee on Sunday approved the government’s draft law to cancel the conditional…
Close associates of Israeli PM to be indicted in graft case
Middle East

Close associates of Israeli PM to be indicted in graft case

JERUSALEM (AP) — Israel’s state prosecutor said Thursday he intends to indict seven men, including close associates of Israeli Prime…
Tunisian presidential candidate to stay in jail, testing democracy
Middle East

Tunisian presidential candidate to stay in jail, testing democracy

TUNIS (Reuters) – Tunisian presidential candidate Nabil Karoui, who faces an election run-off this month, must stay in detention for…
Egypt police arrest drug dealer attempting to launder LE265 million
Egypt

Egypt police arrest drug dealer attempting to launder LE265 million

The Anti-Drugs and Organized Crime Sector of Egypt’s Interior Ministry arrested an individual attempting to launder about LE265 million, the…
Brazilian judge orders release of ex-billionaire Batista
World

Brazilian judge orders release of ex-billionaire Batista

A Brazilian judge ordered the release of ex-billionaire Eike Batista late Saturday after he was detained for violating the terms…
WHO says it has ‘zero tolerance’ for corruption in Yemen
Middle East

WHO says it has ‘zero tolerance’ for corruption in Yemen

CAIRO (AP) — The World Health Organization says it follows “a zero-tolerance policy against all forms of corruption” amid calls…
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