New charges for World Vision official accused…


New charges for World Vision official accused…
  1. New charges for World Vision official accused…
    en.arabstoday.net
    Israel on Wednesday announced new charges against the Gaza head of a major US-based NGO accused of diverting millions of dollars in aid to Hamas. Mohammed al-Halabi, the Gaza director of Christian humanitarian charity World Vision, is alleged to have funnelled aid money to the Islamist movement that runs the Gaza Strip. He is due in court again in the southern city of Beersheba on Thursday. On Wednesday an updated charge sheet was published with two additional charges, including…
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Israel on Wednesday announced new charges against the Gaza head of a major US-based NGO accused of diverting millions of dollars in aid to Hamas.

Mohammed al-Halabi, the Gaza director of Christian humanitarian charity World Vision, is alleged to have funnelled aid money to the Islamist movement that runs the Gaza Strip.

He is due in court again in the southern city of Beersheba on Thursday.

On Wednesday an updated charge sheet was published with two additional charges, including "aiding and abetting the enemy in a time of war" and "passing information to the enemy".

World Vision said was it was aware of the new charges and was "surprised to see them added at this stage in the process."

An Israeli foreign ministry spokesman declined to comment on the additional charges.

Halabi is expected to plead…

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    01.18 / 11:52 munsif.tv
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  3. EU lifts sanctions on 4 major Iranian oil companies

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  5. Islamic-Iranian Art Gallery opens in Spain

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  6. Egypt’s Essam El-Hadary Makes African Cup History

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    01.18 / 10:23 egyptianstreets.com
    Egyptian goalkeeper and football legend Essam El-Hadary made African Cup of Nations History on Tuesday. The 44-year-old goalkeeper became the oldest player to participate in the African Cup of Nations (AFCON) after he was substituted when Ahmed El-Shenawy was injured. The appearance marked El-Hadary’s 148th cap and brings him closer to being the oldest player…
  7. King Mohammed VI to Visit Ghana on…

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  9. Gdim Izik Trials: Morocco Needs to Revamp…

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  13. Amendment to Slovenia's aliens act to heed…

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    Irna.ir - Politics
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    Munsif.tv - Politics
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