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During a hearing held on Wednesday, the Abu Dhabi Court of Appeal sentenced a 35-year-old Asian man, Hassan D.A.A., to ten years in prison, after being convicted by the State Security Prosecution of joining Daesh and using social media to promote the group’s ideology.
The court fined him Dhs2 million, confiscated his personal computers, mobile phones, laptops and cameras, and closed his social media sites that published information, articles, videos, photos and films that promoted Daesh, defended its ideologies and terrorist practices and urged people to financially support it.
The court also decided that he should pay all judicial expenses and be deported after the end of his sentence.
A government employee has been sentenced to six months in jail by Ras Al Khaimah Criminal Court for embezzling Dh104,000.
Seven of them were killed in the village of Sarja, which lies in Idlib province, most of which is controlled by Hayat Tahrir Al Sham, a group dominated by former members of Al Qaeda's Syria affiliate.
Iraq’s judiciary condemned to death four Daesh group members on Sunday, the first known sentence for hundreds of Iraqi extremists repatriated in recent months from neighbouring Syria.
Sheikh Mohamed Bin Zayed in a phone call to Saudi Crown Prince has said that the UAE stands with Saudi Arabia in confronting all menacing threats to its security and stability.
The 26-year-old Arab defendant was hauled into the Criminal Court on Sept.9 for having blasphemed God while inside a Dubai Company on July 23. Witnesses reported him to the Rashidiyah Police Station.
In April 2019, the UAE and Saudi Arabia announced their commitment to providing 540,000 tonnes of wheat to enhance food security in Sudan. Last month, both countries shipped two batches of wheat totalling 140,000 tonnes.