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Maldives ex-president sentenced to five years for money laundering

Nov 28 2019

MALE Former Maldives president Abdulla Yameen was convicted and sentenced to five years in prison for money laundering on Thursday - as dozens of his supporters gathered outside the courtroom saying his was innocent.

Knife attackers wound tourists in Egyptian Red Sea resort

Jan 09 2016

CAIRO Suspected militants armed with knives wounded two Austrian tourists and a Swede at a hotel in the Egyptian Red Sea resort of Hurghada on Friday evening, the interior ministry said.

Egypt army digs trench along Gaza border to prevent smuggling

Jun 22 2015

ISMAILIA, Egypt The Egyptian army is digging a trench in northern Sinai along the border with Gaza in an effort to prevent smuggling, security sources said on Monday, as the government steps up activities to prevent militant attacks that often target security forces.

Yemen separatists tell oil firms to stop exports from south

Oct 15 2014

ADEN Yemen Southern separatists seeking to split from Yemen's north set an ultimatum for the government to evacuate its soldiers and civil servants by Nov. 30 and asked all foreign firms producing oil and gas in the region to halt exports immediately.

Yemen separatists tell oil firms to stop exports from south

Oct 15 2014

ADEN Yemen Southern separatists seeking to split from Yemen's north set an ultimatum for the government to evacuate its soldiers and civil servants by Nov. 30 and asked all foreign firms producing oil and gas in the region to halt exports immediately.

Al Qaeda gunmen storm Yemeni city, 27 people killed

May 24 2014

ADEN, Yemen At least 27 people were killed in an overnight raid by gunmen on a city in southeastern Yemen, residents and a local official said on Saturday, as al Qaeda fought back against a government offensive.

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