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The loan is, unusually, absent from both the Danish and Lebanese databases – raising initial suspicion. When asked about this discrepancy, EKF claimed that the absence was a result of “human error”.
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Documents from an internal Ericsson investigation show how the Swedish telecom giant used layers upon layers of subcontracting companies in order to evade taxes including social security fees.
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Despite the ISIS invasion of Iraq, Ericsson put pressure on employees and contractors to get the Peroza Project done. Affan got kidnapped and threatened but lived to tell the tale. The Swedish telecom giant went on to pay Iraqi firms to circumvent federal taxes – money that is highly likely to have ended up in ISIS pockets.
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In 2016, Lebanon was given a $55 million World Bank loan to clean up the Litani River and lake Qaraoun. Five years later only a fraction of the money has been spent, the river and lake remain an open sewer and cancer rates have skyrocketed. Will the people of the Bekaa Valley ever see the rest of the money, and enjoy clean water?  
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Following the shocking revelations by the Pegasus Project, the US authorities have blacklisted NSO Group, while a US appeals court rejected its claim that it enjoys immunity as a “foreign agent.” This means tech giant WhatsApp can continue its case against the Israeli spyware firm  
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Lebanese banker and notorious big game hunter Marwan Kheireddine suggested for the banking sector to run the state. But what does he know about the crisis? Having a string of foreign and offshore companies, he bought a yacht and New York penthouse, while the Lebanese lost everything.  
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Regardless of the reasons that prompted Saudi Arabia to target and wiretap the Egyptian Foreign Ministry, there is no legal or moral justification for what the Kingdom has done to its allies.
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The UAE is imposing itself as a strong competitor to the Kingdom, and if the UAE has indeed taken the decision to eavesdrop on the Hadi government’s ministers by itself and without the knowledge of the Kingdom, this indicates a great division between the two countries…
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Despite the strong alliance between the two countries, especially after President Abdel Fattah Al-Sisi assumed the presidency in 2014, the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia follows a policy of mistrust of allies and enemies alike.
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Morocco has spent the most money utilizing the Israeli NSO spyware. More than ten thousand numbers were tapped, including many journalists and activists’s phones who are now in prison.
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