Syria, United States
Rifaat Waits for U.S. Go-Ahead

Living in exile in Marbella, Rifaat al Assad, uncle of the Syrian president, is waiting for a green light from Washington and Riyadh to make his move. [...]
Published on 01.07.2005 at 10:00 GMT Reading time 2 minutes

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France
French government agonises over recovered ill-gotten gains

The French government has started to recover millions of euros from foreign money-laundering convictions against the likes of Syrian businessman Rifaat Al Assad, Uzbek first daughter Gulnara Karimova, and Equatorial Guinea's Teodorín Obiang Nguema. A new development bill that will be debated by parliament this week could provide for the money to returned to the countries it was stolen from.

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