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Biden Meets UAE President Days After Khashoggi Lawyer Asim Ghafoor Detained in Dubai

HeadlineJul 18, 2022

While in Saudi Arabia, President Biden also met with other leaders from the region, including the president of the United Arab Emirates. The meeting came on the same day that a court in the UAE sentenced the civil rights attorney Asim Ghafoor to three years in prison. Ghafoor is a U.S. citizen who worked as a lawyer for Jamal Khashoggi. He was arrested on Thursday during a stopover in Dubai. He has been accused of tax evasion and money laundering. We’ll have more on President Biden’s trip to the Middle East after headlines.

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