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World - Region
11/18/2022 3:15:01 PM
A Turkish court has ordered 17 suspects jailed pending trial in connection with a deadly street bombing in Istanbul, accusing them of attempts against the unity of the state, deliberate killings and attempts to kill, Turkey's state-run news agency reported Friday.

Egypt - Courts & Law
11/14/2022 6:22:32 PM
A letter written by jailed Egyptian activist Alaa Abdel-Fattah on Saturday and handed on Monday to his mother, Laila Soueif, says that he started to drink water Saturday, Khaled Ali, his lawyer, and his family said on Monday.

Egypt - Courts & Law
11/11/2022 11:41:50 PM
The family of jailed political activist Alaa Abdel-Fattah made an appeal on Friday for Egyptian President Abdel-Fattah El-Sisi to pardon Abdel-Fattah like he did with former MP Ziad El-Eleimy, who was pardoned last month.

Egypt - Foreign Affairs
11/10/2022 7:17:27 PM
Egypt criticised the Associated Press (AP) for the “misleading and tendentious” headline it gave to its interview with Foreign Minister Sameh Shoukry.

Egypt - Politics
11/9/2022 5:14:13 PM
Egyptian MPs and major political parties teamed up on Wednesday to condemn what they called the politicisation of the agenda of human rights during the COP 27 climate change summit which is being held in the Red Sea resort of Sharm El-Sheikh.

Egypt - Politics
10/24/2022 5:34:00 PM
Former MP Ziad El-Eleimy walked out of jail on Monday afternoon hours after receiving a presidential pardon, according to MP Tarek El-Khouly, member of the Presidential Pardon Committee.

Arts & Culture - Screens
9/10/2022 3:29:27 PM
The Venice Film Festival left a symbolic empty place for Iranian filmmaker Jafar Panahi on Friday as his latest movie got its world premiere while he languishes behind bars in Tehran.

Arts & Culture - Music
8/26/2022 1:00:00 PM
Turkish pop star Gulsen has been arrested on charges of “inciting hatred and enmity” over a joke she made about Turkey's religious schools, the country's state-run news agency reported.

World - International
8/24/2022 1:33:50 PM
Supporters of Malaysian ex-Prime Minister Najib Razak rallied Wednesday outside the national palace to seek royal pardon just a day after he began a 12-year jail term, while opponents launched an online petition urging the monarch not to.

Al-Ahram Weekly - Sports
8/23/2022 8:46:56 PM
Egypt’s Zamalek football team have won their second league crown in succession but their president could be celebrating behind bars, reports Alaa Abdel-Ghani

World - International
8/23/2022 3:20:30 PM
The son of one of Malaysia's founding fathers, Najib Razak was groomed for the prime minister's post from a young age, but after running the country for nine years he now faces more than a decade in jail for corruption in a spectacular fall over his links to the misuse of billions in public money.

World - Region
8/11/2022 2:54:04 PM
A Palestinian prisoner on a protracted hunger strike was moved Thursday from an Israeli jail to a hospital because of his worsening condition, the prisoner's wife said.

Egypt - Courts & Law
8/11/2022 2:35:17 PM
A security source denied pro-Brotherhood media claims on conditions in Egypt’s jails.

War in Ukraine - Humanitarian
8/3/2022 10:05:58 PM
The UN secretary-general announced Wednesday he will launch a fact-finding mission to uncover the "truths" about a jail where dozens of Ukrainian prisoners of war died in a bombing strike last week.

Egypt - Politics
7/31/2022 8:53:02 PM
President Abdel-Fattah El-Sisi's republican decree (329/2022) on Friday that granted presidential pardons for several political activists who were serving sentences in various cases was highly welcomed by Egyptian political parties and MPs.

Egypt - Politics
7/29/2022 8:47:29 PM
Egyptian President Abdel-Fattah El-Sisi has ordered on Friday a presidential pardon for a number of political activists who had received final jail sentences in various cases.

World - International
7/22/2022 4:22:56 PM
An Irish former soldier was jailed for 15 months on Friday for joining the so-called Islamic State (IS) group in Syria, despite appeals for leniency.

World - Africa
7/13/2022 11:51:37 AM
A French court on Tuesday jailed a former senior Rwandan official for 20 years after finding him guilty of complicity in the African nation's genocide.

War in Ukraine - Humanitarian
7/6/2022 5:04:15 PM
Russia's parliament on Wednesday introduced harsh prison terms for calls to act against national security and criminal liability for maintaining "confidential" cooperation with foreigners.

World - Africa
7/6/2022 3:06:28 PM
Gunmen late Tuesday used explosives to blast into a jail near Nigeria's capital and free hundreds of inmates, although prison authorities said they later recaptured most of those who escaped.

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