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Hundreds hold rare protest in Bahrain after prisoner’s death
Middle East

Hundreds hold rare protest in Bahrain after prisoner’s death

DUBAI, United Arab Emirates (AP) — Hundreds have held a rare protest in Bahrain over the death of a prisoner…
Iran sentences French-Iranian academic to 5 years in jail
Middle East

Iran sentences French-Iranian academic to 5 years in jail

Iran sentenced French-Iranian academic Fariba Adelkhah to five years in prison on national security charges Saturday, her lawyer said, adding…
UN calls for release of ex-aide to Egypt’s Morsi, son jailed since 2013
Egypt

UN calls for release of ex-aide to Egypt’s Morsi, son jailed since 2013

GENEVA (Reuters) – An Egyptian Islamist father and his son have been detained unlawfully since 2013 as part of the…
Freed Christian woman still prisoner in Pakistan
Middle East

Freed Christian woman still prisoner in Pakistan

ISLAMABAD (AP) — Aasia Bibi, a Pakistani Christian acquitted of blasphemy, still lives the life of a prisoner in Pakistan,…
Interior Minister suspends 3 police officers for helping inmate escape
Egypt

Interior Minister suspends 3 police officers for helping inmate escape

Interior Minister Magdy abdel Ghaffar ordered three police officers from Heliopolis police station to be suspended from work, pending interrogations…
No objection to medical release or transfer of sick inmate: Interior Ministry
Egypt

No objection to medical release or transfer of sick inmate: Interior Ministry

Egypt’s Interior Ministry said in a statement on Wednesday that there is no official objection to the medical pardon of…
Prisoner dies of possible heart attack in Alexandria police station
Egypt

Prisoner dies of possible heart attack in Alexandria police station

The prosecutor in Mina al-Basal, Alexandria, has ordered an investigation into the death of a prisoner at a police station…
Foreign Ministry requests details on death of Egyptian prisoner in Germany
Egypt

Foreign Ministry requests details on death of Egyptian prisoner in Germany

Egyptian diplomats in Germany have asked German offiicals for details of the death of a young Egyptian man in a…
Interior Ministry fined for negligence in inmate’s care
Egypt

Interior Ministry fined for negligence in inmate’s care

The Administrative court in Alexandria on Wednesday fined the Interior Ministry LE75,000 to be disbursed as damage payment to an…
Family of Irish man jailed in Egypt to celebrate birthday outside embassy in Dublin
Egypt

Family of Irish man jailed in Egypt to celebrate birthday outside embassy in Dublin

The family and supporters of Dublin native prisoner will hold on Saturday a candlelight vigil outside the Egyptian embassy in…
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