Abu Dhabi court fines editor

On 2 July, the Federal Court of Appeal fined Sami al-Araimi 20,000 dirhams and suspend his newspaper, Emarat Alyoum, of which Araimi is editor-in-chief, for 20 days. The conviction stems from an October 2006 article in the paper alleging a UAE-based company gave steroids to local race horses owned by the Abu Dhabi royal family.

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