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Russia’s Foreign Ministry says detention of Brittney Griner is based on “objective facts and evidence”
World

Russia’s Foreign Ministry says detention of Brittney Griner is based on “objective facts and evidence”

Russia has denied the US State Department’s claim that the detention of basketball player Brittney Griner is “illegal,” saying her…
The inside story of one man’s five-year ordeal in an Iranian prison
Middle East

The inside story of one man’s five-year ordeal in an Iranian prison

(CNN) – Anoosheh Ashoori points on a computer screen to the location of a makeshift shelter in the yard of…
Businessman Hassan Rateb sentenced to 5 years rigorous imprisonment over archaeological excavations
Egypt

Businessman Hassan Rateb sentenced to 5 years rigorous imprisonment over archaeological excavations

On Thursday the Cairo Criminal Court in Abbasiya, sentenced businessman Hassan Rateb, to a five years rigorous prison sentence over…
At least 20 killed in Ecuador prison riot
World

At least 20 killed in Ecuador prison riot

(CNN) – Ecuadorian authorities said Monday they are in “total control” of a prison in the south of the country…
Actor Shady Khalaf sentenced to 3 years in prison over sexual assault crimes
Art news

Actor Shady Khalaf sentenced to 3 years in prison over sexual assault crimes

The Cairo Criminal Court on Tuesday sentenced actor Shady Khalaf to three years in prison, over charges of sexual harassment,…
Mawaddah al-Adham’s partner sentenced to prison
Egypt

Mawaddah al-Adham’s partner sentenced to prison

The Cairo Criminal Court sentenced Mawaddah al-Adham’s partner, to three years in prison, and fined him LE10,000 over charges of…
Stung by prison battle, Kurds say they need help against IS
World

Stung by prison battle, Kurds say they need help against IS

HASSAKEH, Syria (AP) — Weeks after the long, furious battle with militants from the Islamic State group over a prison…
Egypt warns of harsh penalties for anyone who defaces artifacts, including LE500,000 fine
Archaeology

Egypt warns of harsh penalties for anyone who defaces artifacts, including LE500,000 fine

Law #117 of 1983 on the Protection of Antiquities stipulates several penalties to preserve archaeological sites and any collectibles that…
Huthis, aid group: Death toll from prison airstrike hits 82
World

Huthis, aid group: Death toll from prison airstrike hits 82

CAIRO (AP) — The death toll from a Saudi-led coalition airstrike that hit a prison run by Yemen’s Huthi rebels…
Egyptian activist Alaa Abdel Fattah sentenced to 5 years in prison -judicial source
Middle East

Egyptian activist Alaa Abdel Fattah sentenced to 5 years in prison -judicial source

CAIRO, Dec 20 (Reuters) – Prominent Egyptian activist Alaa Abdel Fattah was sentenced to five years in prison on Monday,…
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