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Federal government under attack in Seattle

U.S. agents deployed to Seattle to protect federal property have left the city after local officials complained their presence was escalating tensions, Seattle’s mayor said on Tuesday. U.S. tactical forces arrived in Washington state’s largest city last week and were on standby to protect federal facilities after attacks on a …

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Trump trying to reform racist police tactics

President Donald Trump, facing criticism that his policies and inflammatory rhetoric have aggravated a racial divide in the United States, signed an order on Tuesday that he said would reform police practices even as he pressed for “law and order” nationwide. After weeks of protests against racism and policy brutality …

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Netanyahu wife confesses to criminal wrongdoing

Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu’s wife, Sara, appeared in court on Sunday to admit criminal wrongdoing over the misuse of state funds to order catered meals, in a plea bargain carrying no jail time. Under the agreement, a fraud charge was reduced to a lesser offense and she will pay …

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Police warn UAE residents: Dh1,000 fine for this offence

Police in the UAE are cracking down against irresponsible motorists who throw their litter on roads. Abu Dhabi Police warned residents that throwing rubbish out of car windows is a violation against the UAE’s Federal Traffic Law, which can be punishable with a Dh1,000 fine and six black points. The …

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Netanyahu receives visit from police over corruption allegations

Israeli police were questioning Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu again Friday as part of an investigation into corruption allegations. Two police vehicles arrived at Netanyahu’s residence as protesters at the entrance waved a large banner reading “crime minister” and chanted slogans calling for justice. Netanyahu was to be questioned over a corruption …

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Hamas Shuts Qatari Cell Provider in Gaza After Convoy Attack

Gaza’s Hamas rulers have shut the offices of a Qatari-Palestinian cellular provider in connection with its investigation into an explosion that targeted the visiting Palestinian prime minister. Hamas police spokesman Ayman Batniji said Saturday that Wataniya Mobile, a subsidiary of Qatar’s Ooredoo, was being closed down for “refusing to cooperate” …

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Sharjah to start patrolling funeral processions

Funeral processions to cemeteries will now be escorted by police patrols, officials announced on Sunday. The Sharjah Police General Directorate explained that to avoid traffic jams near the cemetery, police patrols will be allocated to escort funeral processions. Sharjah’s main cemetery is located near Industrial Area 6.   According to …

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Special number plates auction fetches Dh55m

Number plate 2 of category 1 grabbed all the attention at the Abu Dhabi Police’s open vehicle number plates auction, held on Saturday, after bagging a whopping Dh10.1 million. The popular auction generated revenues of more than Dh55 million at the Emirates Palace. Abu Dhabi Police, in cooperation with Emirates …

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Police question Milchan on Netanyahu bribery suspicions

Last week in London, Israel Police questioned Israeli billionaire Arnon Milchan under caution on suspicion that he gave a bribe to Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu, “Haaretz” reports. According to the report, this was the first time that Milchan has been investigated as a suspect in the so called “1000 case” …

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New arrests in Turkey

THE LEVANT – Turkish authorities on Monday detained some two dozen police officers in new nationwide raids over an alleged plot to overthrow the Islamic-rooted government of President Recep Tayyip Erdogan. Police conducted early morning raids in 16 cities across Turkey, including Istanbul as well as the western province of …

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