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Egypt colonel gets 5 years jail over 37 prisoner deaths

An Egyptian police colonel was sentenced to a reduced five years in jail on Thursday in a re-trial over the deaths of 37 Islamist prisoners being transported to jail in an overcrowded van, lawyers and judicial sources said.  

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Norway killer to study at university, from jail

Norwegian mass murderer Anders Behring Breivik won a place on Friday to study at Oslo University from solitary confinement in prison, despite outrage at his massacre of 77 people four years ago. "He meets the admission requir

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Bahrain opposition leader gets four years jail

Bahrain has sentenced opposition leader Sheikh Ali Salman to four years in jail in connection with spreading sectarian hate and insulting a government body. The secretary-general of Al Wefaq National Islamic Society was yesterday

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Kuwaiti opposition figure arrested, sent to jail

Kuwaiti security forces have detained a prominent opposition politician who is due to serve two years in jail after being convicted of insulting the emir, his lawyer said on Saturday. Musallam Al Barrak, a former member of parliam

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Bahrain to act tough on utility bill defaulters

People could be sentenced up to a year in jail and fined up to BD2,000 ($5268) if they have improper unstandardised electrical appliances or illegal unauthorised connections. Parliament will vote during Tuesday's session on a

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Mursi sentenced to death by Egyptain court

An Egyptian court on Saturday sought the death penalty for former president Mohamed Mursi and more than 100 other members of the Muslim Brotherhood in connection with a mass jail break in 2011. Mursi and his fellow defendants, inc

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Bahrain approves tougher penalty for child abusers

Tougher punishments for people, who physically or sexually abuse children or the mentally ill, were approved by the Bahrain’s Shura Council yesterday (May 10). Jail sentences of three months and fines of BD100 ($265) could b

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Mubarak, sons get 3-year jail for corruption

An Egyptian court sentenced former president Hosni Mubarak and his two sons to three years in jail without parole on Saturday in the retrial of a corruption case, although the trio is unlikely to go to jail again. Mubarak, who rul

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Bahrain election saboteurs to face jail time and fines

Anyone trying to sabotage Bahrain's national elections could be jailed for two years and fined up to BD2,000 ($5,303) under new rules proposed by the Shura Council. Civil servants would face a tougher punishment of up to three

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Egypt's former president Mursi gets 20-years jail

Muslim Brotherhood leader Mohamed Mursi was sentenced to 20 years in prison without parole on Tuesday, nearly three years after he was declared Egypt's first freely elected president. Mursi stood in a cage in court as judge Ah

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