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What does IA stand for?

IA stands for In Absentia (Latin: On Behalf of and in the Absence Of)

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Cairo: An Egyptian court on Wednesday sentenced Prime Minister Hisham Qandil to a jail term of one year in absentia for failing to implement a 2011 ruling, sources said, adding the verdict was merely symbolic.
Mr Al Refai was previously convicted of money laundering and fraud by the High Criminal Court, which sentenced him in absentia to five years in jail and fined him BD50,000 last September.
Summary: The Ras Al Khaimah Criminal Court has sentenced six Asian residents, three of them in absentia, to serve five years in jail and deportation later for abducting and raping a young woman, also Asian.
The defendants held in prison and the seven others being tried in absentia received last year terms ranging between two years and life in prison by the National Safety Court of First Instance.