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Egyptian security forces thwart jail escape attempt in Red Sea
Egypt

Egyptian security forces thwart jail escape attempt in Red Sea

Security forces in a police station in the Egyptian city of Ras Ghareb on Red Sea reportedly foiled an escape…
Prominent Saudi women’s rights activist on hunger strike in detention, says family
Middle East

Prominent Saudi women’s rights activist on hunger strike in detention, says family

BEIRUT (Reuters) – Prominent Saudi women’s rights activist Loujain al-Hathloul, held in Saudi Arabia since 2018, began a new hunger…
Ethiopian migrants held in Saudi Arabia call it ‘hellish’
Egypt

Ethiopian migrants held in Saudi Arabia call it ‘hellish’

ADDIS ABABA, Ethiopia (AP) — From a filthy cell in Saudi Arabia, the Ethiopian migrant spoke on a smuggled phone,…
Activist Alaa Abdel Fattah, lawyer Mohamed al-Baqer remanded for another 45 days
Egypt

Activist Alaa Abdel Fattah, lawyer Mohamed al-Baqer remanded for another 45 days

The Cairo Criminal Court on Tuesday renewed prison sentences for political activist Alaa Abdel Fattah and lawyer Mohamed al-Baqer for…
Senior Muslim Brotherhood leader Essam al-Erian dies in prison
Egypt

Senior Muslim Brotherhood leader Essam al-Erian dies in prison

Abdel Moneim Abdel Maksoud, a lawyer for the Muslim Brotherhood, said that on Thursday he received a call from the…
Cairo court renews Fotouh’s detention for 45 more days once again
Egypt

Cairo court renews Fotouh’s detention for 45 more days once again

The Cairo Criminal Court on Tuesday ordered former-presidential candidate, and head of the “Strong Egypt Party”, Abdel Moneim Aboul Fotouh…
More than 100,000 children in migration-related US detention: UN
World

More than 100,000 children in migration-related US detention: UN

More than 100,000 children are currently being held in migration-related detention in the United States, often in violation of international…
Brazilian judge orders release of ex-billionaire Batista
World

Brazilian judge orders release of ex-billionaire Batista

A Brazilian judge ordered the release of ex-billionaire Eike Batista late Saturday after he was detained for violating the terms…
UN official says over 100,000 detained and missing in Syria
Middle East

UN official says over 100,000 detained and missing in Syria

UNITED NATIONS (AP) — Reports suggest more than 100,000 people in Syria have been detained, abducted or gone missing during…
South African sisters describe Saudi detention and complain to U.N.
Middle East

South African sisters describe Saudi detention and complain to U.N.

GENEVA (Reuters) – Two South African sisters who were imprisoned in Saudi Arabia, initially without charge, described their ordeal on…
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