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Egypt - Courts & Law
1/15/2022 6:02:26 PM
The Egyptian authorities have reportedly arrested a member of Hasm terrorist group who was on a plane heading from Khartoum to Istanbul. The arrestee was apprehended when the plane made an emergency landing in Upper Egypt's Luxor due to a "spurious" smoke alarm.

World - Region
1/12/2022 12:57:19 PM
Iran has arrested an alleged "counter-revolutionary agent" on suspicion of carrying out an arson attack on a memorial to a revered general killed in a US drone strike, a judicial official said.

World - Region
12/25/2021 7:36:33 PM
A Russian organization that tracks political arrests and provides legal aid to detainees said Saturday that government regulators blocked its website, the latest move in a months-long crackdown on independent media and human rights organizations.

Egypt - Courts & Law
12/13/2021 5:25:00 PM
Egypt’s Ministry of Interior announced on Monday the detainment of two people charged with impersonating the identity of high-ranking officials in a fabricated phone call that was leaked through Muslim Brotherhood’s YouTube channels with the aim of tarnishing the reputation of state institutions.


World - Region
12/7/2021 7:52:45 PM
French police Tuesday arrested at Paris's main airport a suspected member of the team that murdered Saudi journalist Jamal Khashoggi in 2018 outside the kingdom's consulate in Istanbul, sources said.

World - International
12/5/2021 12:01:46 PM
Myanmar soldiers wounded at least three people after ramming a car into a peaceful anti-coup rally in Yangon, eyewitnesses said Sunday. The country has been in turmoil since February when the military seized power, triggering nationwide demonstrations which the junta sought to quell with violent crackdowns and mass arrests.

World - Region
11/27/2021 5:50:39 PM
Austrian authorities said Saturday they have arrested 15 people suspected of smuggling migrants into the country, and seized 14 vehicles that were used to transport them.

World - International
11/25/2021 11:56:08 AM
A fifth suspect has been arrested in connection with the migrant boat that sank in the English Channel, killing at least 27 people, French Interior Minister Gerald Darmanin said Thursday.

World - Region
11/22/2021 4:47:55 PM
Israel's internal security agency said Monday that it had arrested more than 50 members of a Hamas cell in the occupied West Bank and east Jerusalem in recent weeks that were allegedly involved in planning attacks on Israelis.

World - Africa
11/17/2021 5:28:25 PM
Ethiopia's human rights watchdog said Wednesday it had been barred from visiting detainees rounded up in mass arrests under a wartime state of emergency.

World - Africa
11/16/2021 1:57:00 PM
The UN voiced alarm on Tuesday at surging arrests in Ethiopia since the country introduced a state of emergency on November 2.

World - Africa
11/3/2021 11:06:29 AM
The Ethiopian police officers raided the cathedral in Addis Ababa before sunrise, interrupting prayers and forcing a dozen ethnic Tigrayan priests and monks into a pickup truck.

World - International
11/1/2021 9:50:59 AM
Bangladesh police have arrested 172 Rohingya in recent weeks after a crackdown sparked by the brutal murder of a prominent community leader, the force said Monday.

World - Region
10/27/2021 10:06:56 AM
Sudanese security forces detained three prominent pro-democracy figures, family members and activists said Wednesday, as international pressure mounted on the country's military to walk back the coup it staged earlier this week.

World - Region
10/25/2021 9:20:50 PM
The United States on Monday suspended $700 million in aid to Sudan after a military takeover and urged the immediate restoration of a civilian government.

World - International
10/25/2021 8:28:00 PM

World - Region
10/13/2021 5:07:24 PM
Turkey has detained an Iranian and a Turk on spying charges, a senior official said Wednesday, in the latest espionage case threatening to roil relations between the two neighbouring regional powers.

World - International
10/6/2021 3:07:03 PM
The arrests came as the Taliban leadership, which assumed control of the country after seizing the capital on Aug. 15, grapples with a growing security threat from the group known as Islamic State Khorasan, an IS affiliate.

World - Region
9/29/2021 8:42:30 PM
South African investigators on Wednesday called for a former health minister to be punished and a senior official to face criminal charges over a $10 million Covid fund scandal.

World - International
9/16/2021 2:42:59 PM
The arrests followed a huge police deployment late Wednesday at the synagogue in the western city of Hagen, which was forced to cancel an event over the threat

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