Apple sues Israeli spyware maker for targeting its users

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Washington (AFP) – Apple sued spyware maker NSO on Tuesday for targeting the users of its devices, saying the Israeli firm at the center of the Pegasus surveillance scandal needs to be held to account. The suit from the Silicon Valley giant adds new trouble for NSO, which was engulfed in controversy over reports that tens of thousands of activists, journalists and politicians were listed as potential targets of its Pegasus spyware. US authorities just weeks ago restricted relations between NSO and American groups over allegations the Israel firm “enabled foreign governments to conduct transnat…

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Lindsay Lohan announces engagement to Lebanese banker

Published by Al-Araby American actressLindsay Lohan announced her engagement to Lebanese financier Bader Shammas on her Instagram page on Sunday, posting a photo showing her with her fiancé and a brand new ring. Lohan has been based in Dubai for the past six years, where she most likely met Shammas, who also lives there. Little

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TPP members start full-fledged talks on U.K.’s accession

Published by Kyodo News The 11 members of the Trans-Pacific Partnership free trade pact discussed Tuesday the United Kingdom’s bid to join the regional framework at the first meeting of their working group on the subject online, the Japanese government said. If the U.K. bid is accepted, the country will be the first to join

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More illegal migrants caught in North

Published by The Bangkok Post More illegal migrants caught in North Security tightened along border as kingdom reopens CHIANG MAI: Twenty-three illegal Myanmar migrants were arrested on Thursday night in Fang district of this northern province. An army patrol detained a group of men and women spotted walking from the border towards Nong Tao village

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New US special envoy for Afghanistan to meet Taliban

Published by Al-Araby The new US special envoy for Afghanistan will visit Pakistan this week for a meeting with the Taliban foreign minister and senior diplomats from China and Russia, a Pakistani official and the US State Department said. It will be Thomas West’s first trip to the region since taking over from Zalmay Khalilzad,

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