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Iran's Khamenei pardons 920 prisoners

Iranian Supreme Leader Ayatollah Ali Khamenei agreed on Monday to pardon or reduce the sentences of 920 people, the official IRNA news agency reported, in a customary gesture to mark the anniversary of the Islamic Republic. It was

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Brotherhood cries foul over prison deaths

Egypt's Muslim Brotherhood, fighting for its political survival, has accused security forces of killing dozens of detained Islamists, upping the pressure in a crisis that has rocked the Arab world's most populous state. &n

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Saudi arrests dozens in protest over prisoners

Saudi security forces arrested dozens of people this week during protests by families seeking freedom for relatives detained on security charges, activists said. Families of security detainees have regularly staged small protests

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UAE pardons over 100 Egyptian prisoners

The UAE has pardoned more than 100 Egyptian prisoners in a move hailed by the Egyptian ambassador to Abu Dhabi as a gesture that will improve strained relations between the two countries. Ties between Egypt and the UAE soured afte

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Bahrain mulls giving time off to prisoners

Inmates of Bahrain jails who have completed half of their sentences could soon be allowed time outside prison with their families, a report said. The Shura Council yesterday backed the plan, which would give them time off every si

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Tunisia needs $4.4bn in loans, aid next year

  Tunisia's government will need about 7 billion dinars ($4.4 billion) of loans and aid next year as it proceeds with a costly plan to compensate former political prisoners freed by the 2011 revolution, Finance Minister Slim

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Kidnapped envoy seeks Saudi King's help

A Saudi Arabian diplomat kidnapped by Al Qaeda militants in Yemen urged the Saudi king to meet his captors' demand for the release of women prisoners, in a video message posted on the Internet. 'I plead the custodian of the two mos

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Militants attack Pakistan jail, nearly 400 escape

Nearly 400 prisoners escaped from a jail in northwest Pakistan early on Sunday after it was attacked by Islamist militants armed with guns and rocket propelled grenades, a senior police official said.      Some wh

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Saudi, Iraq sign prisoners deal

Iraq has agreed to repatriate Saudi prisoners who fought alongside Islamist insurgents against US-led forces under a deal that signals further improvement of relations between the two major Arab countries. The prisoner exchange deal comes

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Syria releases 552 detainees: TV

Syrian authorities have released 552 people detained during the 10-month revolt against the rule of President Bashar Al-Assad, Syrian state television said on Thursday. "(Syria) released 552 people who were involved in recent events whose

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