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The Syrian will be executed and the Briton will be released

June 28th, 2012 Comments off
A 19-year-old Syrian and a Briton, 21, were both sentenced to death yesterday for selling an undercover policeman Dh1,500 worth of marijuana.”

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Palestinian wounded after stabbing Israeli policeman

June 4th, 2012 Comments off

An Israeli soldier fires tear gas at stone throwing Palestinians near the northern West Bank town of Hebron, in MayA Palestinian was in moderate condition after being shot by an Israeli border policeman he stabbed in the southern West Bank city of Hebron on Monday evening, a police spokesman told AFP.

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Jail for Egyptian protest police

May 22nd, 2012 Comments off

Five Egyptian policeman are sentenced in absentia to 10 years in prison for their roles in the deaths of protesters during the 2011 uprising.
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Yemen policeman shot dead in restive south

March 7th, 2012 Comments off

The site where two suicide bombers blew up a vehicle at a Yemeni army camp on March 3Unknown assailants have shot dead a Yemeni policeman and wounded four others in the country’s restive south, a security official said on Wednesday, the fourth such attack in less than a week.

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Saudi Arabia’s tries Al Qaeda suspects, as thousands remain in jail!

January 10th, 2012 Comments off

RIYADH (Reuters) – “Saudi Arabia has begun the trial of 16 suspected al Qaeda members accused of killing a policeman and plotting attacks on government officials and military weapons facilities, Saudi media reported on Sunday. The group is also accused of financing “terrorism” in other countries, smuggling weapons and training and sending militants to fight in Iraq and Afghanistan, Asharq al-Awsat newspaper said.
Saudi Arabia faced a militant insurgency from 2003-06 in which al Qaeda members staged attacks on residential compounds for foreign workers and Saudi government facilities, killing dozens.
The authorities ended the assaults after arresting thousands of suspected militants and launching a media campaign to discredit their ideology with the backing of influential clerics and tribal leaders.
Last year the Interior Ministry said nearly 5,700 people had been arrested of whom 5,000 had faced a court, but human rights groups inside Saudi Arabia say more than 12,000 were jailed, including political prisoners who have demanded reforms…”



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Palestinian police kill Israeli at West Bank tomb (AFP)

April 24th, 2011 Comments off

A Palestinian youth stands amid a fog of tear gas fired by Israeli soldiers patrolling near the shrine of Joseph's Tomb in the West Bank city of Nablus. Clashes erupted after an Israeli worshipper was shot dead by Palestinian policemen near the shrine, the Israeli military said, citing information from Palestinian officials.(AFP/Jaafar Ashtiyeh)AFP – A Palestinian policeman fired on a group of Israelis in a Palestinian-controlled area of the West Bank on Sunday, killing one and injuring four, the Israeli army said.

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Israeli killed, 4 wounded in West Bank (AP)

April 24th, 2011 Comments off

Jewish worshippers react moments after they arrived to at an entrance to a military base near the West Bank city of Nablus,  Sunday, April 24, 2011. Palestinians shot and killed one Israeli and wounded two others early Sunday near Joseph's Tomb, a Jewish holy site inside the Palestinian city of Nablus, the Israeli military and rescue services said. (AP Photo/Ariel Schalit)AP – A Palestinian policeman opened fire Sunday at a group of Israelis who had come to pray at a Jewish holy site in the West Bank without authorization, killing one and wounding four, the Israeli military said.

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Friends and Foes: An Activist and a Policeman Debate Egypt’s Revolution – TIME [del.icio.us]

March 4th, 2011 Comments off

Israeli-Arab activist is jailed

July 25th, 2010 Comments off

An Israeli-Arab leader begins a five-month jail sentence for spitting at a policeman during a protest in Jerusalem more than three years ago.
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8 US Troops Killed in Afghanistan in 24 Hours

July 15th, 2010 Comments off

8 American troops have died in Afghanistan in the past 24 hours. One of the operations involved a suicide bombing at the gates of an elite police HQ in Qandahar, followed by an attack with small arms, leaving 3 US troops dead along with an Afghan policeman and 5 civilians.

Qandahar is the major southern Pashtun city (the greater metropolitan area has nearly a million people), and is the intended site of a concerted counter-insurgency campaign by US troops.

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