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Perceived corruption worsens in Arab states: Transparency

Perceived corruption worsens in Arab states: Transparency

🕔10:45, 3.May 2016

BERLIN: Ordinary people feel that corruption has worsened in nine Arab countries and territories over the last year, especially crisis-hit Lebanon and war-torn Yemen, a study by graft watchdog Transparency International said Tuesday.

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In rich Gulf Arab states, some feel shamed by refugee response

In rich Gulf Arab states, some feel shamed by refugee response

🕔12:55, 7.Sep 2015

CYPRUS: When Iraq invaded Kuwait in 1990, fellow Gulf states raced to shelter thousands of displaced Kuwaitis. Fast forward 25 years, and the homeless from Syria’s nearby war have found scant refuge in the Arab world’s richest states.

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Islamist group rejects UAE terrorism designation

Islamist group rejects UAE terrorism designation

🕔14:15, 17.Nov 2014

DUBAI: A group of Islamist scholars led by an influential Qatar-based cleric expressed “astonishment” on Monday at being designated a terrorist body by the United Arab Emirates (UAE), one of several Gulf Arab states that view political Islam as a security threat.

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