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United Arab Emirates pardoned British man days after he received life sentence for espionage: NPR

British academic Matthew Hedges was arrested – and then pardoned – after he was accused of espionage in the United Arab Emirates. He is seen here with his wife Daniela Tejada while vacationing in Thailand. Daniela Tejada / Reuters Hide Caption Switch caption Daniela Tejada / Reuters British academic Matthew Hedges was arrested – and then pardoned – after he …

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Matthew Hedges Detention: Two other British universities break ties with the United Arab Emirates on education

Matthew Hedges' academic backlash against lifelong imprisonment is growing and two more British universities are breaking ties with the United Arab Emirates until the espionage student in Durham is released. The UAE, while lecturers at the University of Exeter, graduated from the Hedges, voted in favor of an academic boycott and called on the Vice Chancellor to suspend all business …

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United Arab Emirates is considering "Clemency" in the case of a convicted British | world news

FILE – In this undated family photo that shows Matthew Hedges with his wife Daniela Tejada. 31-year-old British scientist Matthew Hedges was arrested at Dubai Airport on 5 May 2018 and subsequently sentenced to life imprisonment for espionage. The United Arab Emirates ambassador in London, Sulaiman Hamid Almazroui, said on Friday, November 23, 2018, his government is checking to see …

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British student held in solitary confinement in the United Arab Emirates after being charged with espionage, reports report

Matthew Hedges, a British student, is believed to have been sent to solitary confinement in the United Arab Emirates for five months. (Facebook) A British man has been reportedly detained in the United Arab Emirates since May after being charged with espionage. Matthew Hedges, 31, graduate student at Durham University, was arrested at Dubai airport on May 5, the UK …

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The United Arab Emirates will host an international space symposium in 2019

By Mike Priest He brings together experts from around the world to discuss the latest developments in space exploration … The United Arab Emirates will be the 22nd International Academy of Astronautics's Human in Space Symposium The Global Space Conference will bring together experts from around the world to discuss the latest developments in space exploration. The Global Space Conference …

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Israeli Arab lawmaker resigns over Jewish nation bill

by Associated Press July 29 at 4:12 AM JERUSALEM – An Israeli Arab lawmaker says he is resigning from parliament for "ideological reasons" to protest the recent passage of a controversial law enshrining the state's Jewish character. Labor lawmaker Zuhair Bahloul says he can no longer serve in a country that officially marginalizes the 20 percent Arab minority heights. Bahloul, …

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Arab Coalition attacks Houthis' arms-laden boats

The Arabian coalition in Yemen seized fishing boats owned by the Iran-backed Houthi rebels in the Red Sea on Saturday. According to a statement by the Arab Coalition, it thwarted an imminent attack by the Houthi rebels on international ocean navigation attacks and seized a large number of rocket-propelled fishing boats, Al-Arabiya reports. Meanwhile, the alliance led by Saudi Arabia …

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Arab oil ministers underline the need for a continuation of OPEC, non-OPEC cooperation

RIYADH (Reuters) – OPEC and non-OPEC Arab oil ministers underlined the need for continued cooperation between oil producers that are part of a global supply reduction pact expiring in late 2018, Kuwait's state news agency KUNA reported on Sunday. FILE PHOTO: A flag bearing the logo of the Organization of Petroleum Exporting Countries (OPEC) is seen during a meeting of …

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The United Arab Emirates deny that they want to influence Trump's election

RIYADH (Reuters) – The United Arab Emirates has not tried to influence the election of Donald Trump, a minister said Tuesday after the president's son met a representative of the crown prince of the United Arab Emirates and Saudi Arabia. Anwar Gargash, Foreign Minister of the United Arab Emirates, speaks at an event at Chatham House in London, United Kingdom …

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