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World - War in Ukraine
2/4/2023 8:07:52 PM
Dozens of Russian and Ukrainian prisoners of war have returned home following a prisoner swap, officials on both sides said Saturday.

Egypt - Courts & Law
1/25/2023 7:33:49 PM
Egypt’s Ministry of Interior has announced the release of 2,194 prisoners as per a presidential pardon on the occasion of the National Police Day.

World - Region
1/19/2023 2:40:16 PM
Palestinian prisoner jailed for alleged killing an Israeli soldier was released on Thursday after serving 40 years, officials said, with Israel warning, it would not tolerate celebrations glorifying "terror".

World - War in Ukraine
1/12/2023 4:00:03 PM
Russia and Ukraine have not reached a new prisoner exchange agreement during talks in Turkey, Moscow's envoy told AFP on Thursday, saying her earlier remarks about a swap were misinterpreted.

World - War in Ukraine
1/11/2023 8:04:00 PM
Russia and Ukraine on Wednesday agreed a new prisoner swap during rare talks in Turkiye during which they also discussed the creation of a "humanitarian corridor" in the war zone.

World - International
1/4/2023 9:22:07 AM
Myanmar's junta announced an amnesty for 7,000 prisoners to mark Independence Day on Wednesday following a show of force in the capital, days after increasing democracy figurehead Aung San Suu Kyi's jail term to 33 years.

World - Region
12/26/2022 7:55:46 PM
Libya's unity government has carried out a prisoner exchange with Libyan National Army, releasing a pilot captured during LNA’s 2019 attack on Tripoli, local media reported Monday.

World - Region
12/21/2022 12:39:35 PM
Israel's defense minister said Wednesday that the remains of a Palestinian prisoner who died a day earlier from lung cancer would not be released for burial.

World - International
12/20/2022 10:42:46 PM
All 33 suspected militant prisoners who seized a Pakistan police station over the weekend were killed and their hostages freed in a clearance operation by special forces on Tuesday, the defence minister said.

World - Region
12/20/2022 9:43:21 PM
Hundreds of Palestinians, including dozens of masked gunmen firing into the air, took to the streets and stores shuttered across the occupied West Bank to protest the death of a veteran prisoner in Israeli captivity.

World - War in Ukraine
12/14/2022 9:28:01 PM
Ukraine said Wednesday that it had secured the release of a US citizen as well as 64 Ukrainian members of the military in its latest prisoner swap with Russian forces.

World - War in Ukraine
12/14/2022 7:49:05 PM
The new head of the International Committee of the Red Cross on Wednesday said she was prepared to go to Moscow to discuss access to prisoners of war (POWs).

World - Region
12/14/2022 6:42:42 PM
Hamas will end talks on securing a prisoner exchange with Israel unless there is progress soon, the militant group's leader in the Gaza Strip said Wednesday.

World - International
12/9/2022 2:11:29 PM
American basketball star Brittney Griner returned to the United States early Friday after being freed in a high-profile prisoner exchange following nearly 10 months in detention in Russia.

World - Region
12/8/2022 1:14:12 PM
Iran said Thursday it executed a prisoner convicted for a crime allegedly committed during the country's ongoing nationwide protests, the first such death penalty carried out by Tehran.

World - Region
11/29/2022 7:37:40 PM
A Belgian aid worker detained in Iran is on a hunger strike over the "inhuman" treatment by his captors, his family said on Tuesday, expressing worries about his failing health.

World - War in Ukraine
11/29/2022 5:34:47 PM
Russia and the United States have repeatedly been on the verge of agreement on a prisoner exchange, a senior Russian diplomat said Tuesday, adding that a deal is still possible before the year's end.

World - Region
10/17/2022 9:48:44 AM
Iran's judiciary raised the death toll Monday in a blaze at Tehran's notorious Evin prison, saying that at least eight prisoners were killed as protests continue nationwide.

World - Region
10/16/2022 1:00:45 PM
A towering blaze at a notorious prison housing political prisoners and anti-government activists in Iran's capital killed four inmates, the country's judiciary said Sunday.

Egypt - Society
10/6/2022 8:27:36 PM
Egypt’s President Abdel-Fattah El-Sisi issued a decree pardoning 1,557 prisoners at various correctional centres nationwide on the occasion of the 49th anniversary of the 6 October 1973 War, the Ministry of Interior announced on Thursday.

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