January 27th, 2013
08:47 PM ET

94 to be tried for alleged overthrow plot in UAE

The United Arab Emirates will try 94 people on charges of seeking to seize power, WAM, the UAE's state news agency, reported Sunday.

Citing a statement from Attorney General Salem Saeed Kubaish, the agency reported that the suspects were referred to the Federal Supreme Court.

"They launched, established and ran an organisation seeking to oppose the basic principles of the UAE system of governance and to seize power," the statement read.

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  1. saywhat

    These emirates are very well policed and controlled states. Thats why we have seen comparative stability in UAE.

    January 27, 2013 at 9:29 pm | Report abuse |
  2. saywhat

    Good evening.
    These emirates are very well policed and controlled states. Thats why we have seen comparative stability in UAE.

    January 27, 2013 at 9:30 pm | Report abuse |