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Afghan troops retake prison attacked by IS group; 29 killed
Middle East

Afghan troops retake prison attacked by IS group; 29 killed

JALALABAD, Afghanistan (AP) — Afghan forces said they retook a prison in the country’s east on Monday afternoon, following an…
Coronavirus sweeping through massive US prison population
World

Coronavirus sweeping through massive US prison population

A massive wave of coronavirus infections is blasting through the world’s largest prison population in the United States even as…
Media reports 9 female prisoners go on hunger strike against ill-treatment
Egypt

Media reports 9 female prisoners go on hunger strike against ill-treatment

Media outlets quoted former presidential hopeful and rights lawyer Khaled Ali reporting that nine female prisoners in al-Qanater prison were…
Criminal dies during shootout with police in Ismailia
Egypt

Criminal dies during shootout with police in Ismailia

A criminal was shot dead during a shootout with police forces in Ismailia, as part of a crackdown on criminal…
Egypt organizes guided tour at Morsi’s prison after UN report slams “brutal” conditions
Egypt

Egypt organizes guided tour at Morsi’s prison after UN report slams “brutal” conditions

Egypt’s Interior Ministry organized a guided tour on Monday at the Tora jail complex for a group of MPs as…
Turkey says Kurdish forces emptied Islamic State prison in northeast Syria
Middle East

Turkey says Kurdish forces emptied Islamic State prison in northeast Syria

ANKARA (Reuters) – Turkish Defense Minister Hulusi Akar said on Monday Syrian Kurdish YPG fighters had emptied a jail holding…
Eleven MB leaders receive life prison sentences
Egypt

Eleven MB leaders receive life prison sentences

On Wednesday, the Cairo Criminal Court headed by Judge Mohamed Shereen Fahmy sentenced 11 Muslim Brotherhood leaders to life in…
Saudi coalition kills over 100 prisoners in Yemen: ICRC
Middle East

Saudi coalition kills over 100 prisoners in Yemen: ICRC

Airstrikes by the Saudi-led coalition fighting Houthi rebels in Yemen have killed more than 100 people held at a detention center, the…
21 defendants sentenced to 15 years in prison on intimidation charges
Egypt

21 defendants sentenced to 15 years in prison on intimidation charges

The Supreme State Security Emergency Court held in Abdeen sentenced 21 defendants to 15 years in prison and assigned them…
Authorities allow priest to visit two monks in Wadi al-Natroun prison
Egypt

Authorities allow priest to visit two monks in Wadi al-Natroun prison

Coptic Orthodox Patriarch Spokesperson Paul Halim said that Pope Tawadros II has been in contact with sovereign authorities to gain…
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