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Nine defendants in former top prosecutor murder sentenced to death
Egypt

Nine defendants in former top prosecutor murder sentenced to death

The Court of Cassation on Sunday upheld the death sentence against nine defendants involved in the assassination of former top…
Iran executes ‘Sultan of Coins’ for financial crimes
Middle East

Iran executes ‘Sultan of Coins’ for financial crimes

  (CNN)- Iran executed two men for financial crimes early Wednesday, punishments that were quickly assailed by Amnesty International as…
Egypt Cassation Court upholds death sentence on child rapist
Egypt

Egypt Cassation Court upholds death sentence on child rapist

  Egypt’s Court of Cassation rejected Ibrahim al-Refaei’s challenge against Mansoura Criminal Court on Wednesday, following his death sentence over charges…
Pakistan overturns Christian woman’s blasphemy death sentence
Middle East

Pakistan overturns Christian woman’s blasphemy death sentence

  Pakistan’s Supreme Court Wednesday overturned the conviction of Asia Bibi, a Christian mother facing execution for blasphemy, in a…
Egypt military court sentences 17 to death over church bombings
Egypt

Egypt military court sentences 17 to death over church bombings

  Egypt’s Alexandria Military Court sentenced 17 defendants to death, 19 others to life in prison, eight to 15 years of…
Pakistani Islamists warn of ‘terrible consequences’ over blasphemy appeal
Middle East

Pakistani Islamists warn of ‘terrible consequences’ over blasphemy appeal

  ISLAMABAD (Reuters) – A hardline Pakistani Islamist group has warned of “terrible consequences” if a Christian woman sentenced to…
Abu Dhabi Islamic Bank chairman murderer sentenced to death
Egypt

Abu Dhabi Islamic Bank chairman murderer sentenced to death

A Cairo court sentenced to death a person named Karim Saber on charges of murdering Chairman of the Board of…
Man who murdered whole family sentenced to death
Egypt

Man who murdered whole family sentenced to death

The Damanhour Criminal Court sentenced to death on Monday a livestock broker accused of killing a family of four, and…
Criminal court refers woman, 2 accomplices to mufti for murder of husband
Egypt

Criminal court refers woman, 2 accomplices to mufti for murder of husband

Damanhour Criminal Court, headed by Counselor Mohammed Abdel Moneam, has referred a married woman, her lover and his friend to…
Pakistan child killer handed four death sentences
Middle East

Pakistan child killer handed four death sentences

A Pakistani court Saturday handed four death sentences to a man charged with raping and murdering a young girl, in…
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