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Jailed Australian ‘a victim of Arabian Peninsula feud’

Relatives of an Australian man who has been jailed in the United Arab Emirates (UAE) for spying say he is a victim of the bitter feud between the Arabian Peninsula clans over Qatar’s recalcitrant foreign policies. Naim Aziz Abbas, 65, was given a five-year term and fined the equivalent of almost US$2,000 for allegedly passing on secrets to Qatar. […]

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