posted tages with "Arrests"

Turkey Arrests Jordanian on Suspicion of Spying for UAE

Turkey Arrests Jordanian on Suspicion of Spying for UAE

TEHRAN (Press Shia Agency) – Turkey's intelligence agency arrested a Jordanian national on the accusation of spying for the United Arab Emirates. - World news - Turkish intelligence sources told Middle East Eye that Ahmed al-Astal, 45, had been working as a journalist in Turkey, and had been sending information to his handlers on dissident Arab nationals and students.The sources said that...

Israel Arrests 1,500 Palestinians since Start of 2020: Report

Israel Arrests 1,500 Palestinians since Start of 2020: Report

TEHRAN (Press Shia) – Israel’s army has arrested 1,500 Palestinians including 35 women and 240 children since the beginning of this year, the Palestinian Prisoners Centre for Studies reported. - World news - The Centre’s media spokesman, Riyad Al-Ashqar, said Israel routinely arrest Palestinians as a tool of repression and collective punishment, even during lockdowns to combat the...

HRW Raises Alarm over New Saudi Arrests

HRW Raises Alarm over New Saudi Arrests

TEHRAN (Press Shia) – Human Rights Watch (HRW) voiced concern over the arrest of about 300 government officials in Saudi Arabia on corruption allegations, warning of possible "unfair legal proceedings" in an opaque judicial system. - World news - "The fight against corruption is no excuse for flagrant due process violations and preventing people from mounting an adequate defense," Michael...