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Italian court acquits Shell, Eni in Nigeria corruption case
World

Italian court acquits Shell, Eni in Nigeria corruption case

An Italian court acquitted energy firms Royal Dutch Shell and Eni on Wednesday in a massive corruption case. The long-running case concerns…
Egypt’s Al-Azhar produces short feature film to fight harassment
Culture

Egypt’s Al-Azhar produces short feature film to fight harassment

The newspaper “Sawt Al-Azhar” (Voice of Al-Azhar) published a scene from the short film “Shahid Adl” (A Fair Witness). The…
FIFA bribe allegations raise more questions over Qatar World Cup
Middle East

FIFA bribe allegations raise more questions over Qatar World Cup

(Reuters) – The 2022 World Cup in Qatar, the only major scheduled football event left unchanged after this year’s calendar…
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,…
Israeli court rejects Netanyahu request to delay trial
Middle East

Israeli court rejects Netanyahu request to delay trial

JERUSALEM (AP) — An Israeli court on Tuesday rejected Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu’s request to delay the start of his…
Netanyahu trial clouds last days of Israel election campaign
Middle East

Netanyahu trial clouds last days of Israel election campaign

JERUSALEM (AP) — The criminal trial for Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu will begin March 17, court officials announced Tuesday, shaking…
Netanyahu’s Likud challenger surging ahead of primary launch
Middle East

Netanyahu’s Likud challenger surging ahead of primary launch

JERUSALEM (AP) — Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu’s challenger for the post of ruling Likud party leader is picking up…
Israeli parties agree on March 2 election if no government formed
Middle East

Israeli parties agree on March 2 election if no government formed

JERUSALEM (Reuters) — Israel’s two biggest parties agreed on Monday on a March 2 election date, barring a last-minute power-sharing…
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…
Dissidents under late Uzbek leader still out in the cold
World

Dissidents under late Uzbek leader still out in the cold

Journalist and former prisoner Dilmurod Saidov knows a thing or two about the brutal rule of Uzbekistan’s first leader, the…
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