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UAE signals jailed UK academic could be freed in ‘amicable solution’
Middle East

UAE signals jailed UK academic could be freed in ‘amicable solution’

  LONDON (Reuters) – The United Arab Emirates signaled on Friday a British academic it jailed for life on spying…
Son of ousted Egyptian president freed on bail: judicial source
Egypt

Son of ousted Egyptian president freed on bail: judicial source

  CAIRO (Reuters) – The youngest son of former Egyptian president Mohamed Morsi was released on bail, a judicial source…
Pakistan’s Ex-PM Sharif returns to prison after furlough
Middle East

Pakistan’s Ex-PM Sharif returns to prison after furlough

  ISLAMABAD (AP) — A provincial government in Pakistan has returned former prime minister Nawaz Sharif, as well as his…
Egypt set to release Lebanese tourist jailed over Facebook post
Egypt

Egypt set to release Lebanese tourist jailed over Facebook post

  CAIRO (Reuters) – A Lebanese tourist who was sentenced to eight years in prison for posting a video on…
Palestinians release activist jailed for Facebook post
Middle East

Palestinians release activist jailed for Facebook post

The Palestinian Authority has released a prominent activist a week after he was arrested for writing a Facebook post criticizing…
Turkish court frees 7 newspaper staff, keeps 5 in jail
Middle East

Turkish court frees 7 newspaper staff, keeps 5 in jail

A Turkish court on Friday ordered the release of seven journalists and staff members of an opposition newspaper pending the…
China says Nobel laureate cremated and his wife is ‘free’
World

China says Nobel laureate cremated and his wife is ‘free’

Deceased Chinese Nobel Peace Prize-winning dissident Liu Xiaobo was cremated on Saturday and his wife is “free,” a government official…
Jailed Kurdish lawmakers seek freedom after Turkish court ruling
World

Jailed Kurdish lawmakers seek freedom after Turkish court ruling

Turkey's top court has ruled that the lengthy detention of two Kurdish lawmakers while on trial for supporting militants violated…
Military court jails two activists for insulting the army
Egypt

Military court jails two activists for insulting the army

An Egyptian military court on Wednesday sentenced Hassan Mahmoud Saeed, 18, and Karim Sayed, 23, to six months in prison…
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