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Egypt welcomes prisoner swap in Yemen
Egypt

Egypt welcomes prisoner swap in Yemen

Egypt has lauded the prisoner swap that started between the Yemeni government and Huthi militias under the United Nations and…
Sisi pardons 85 debtors as Ramadan nears
Egypt

Sisi pardons 85 debtors as Ramadan nears

President Abdel Fattah al-Sisi issued a presidential decree pardoning 85 debtors who are serving sentences in correctional and rehabilitation centers…
Rehabilitation, reintegration of ex-prisoners essential part of political rights: NCHR
Egypt

Rehabilitation, reintegration of ex-prisoners essential part of political rights: NCHR

President of the National Council for Human Rights (NCHR) Ambassador Moushira Khattab said rehabilitating released inmates and reintegrating them into…
Additional 35 detainees released by presidential pardon committee
Egypt

Additional 35 detainees released by presidential pardon committee

Members of the Presidential Pardon Committee announced the release of 35 more detainees in pretrial detention. Lawyer Tariq al-Awady, a…
Russian defense ministry, separatists claim 40 prisoners killed in Ukrainian strike
World

Russian defense ministry, separatists claim 40 prisoners killed in Ukrainian strike

Russia’s defense ministry on Friday accused Ukrainian forces of killing 40 prisoners in a strike in separatist-held eastern Ukraine. CNN…
Lawyers say Palestinian prisoners were beaten after capture
Middle East

Lawyers say Palestinian prisoners were beaten after capture

RAMALLAH, West Bank (AP) — Lawyers for two Palestinians who were captured after escaping from an Israeli prison last week…
Iran insists prisoner swap deal was agreed with U.S., says ready to proceed ‘today’
Middle East

Iran insists prisoner swap deal was agreed with U.S., says ready to proceed ‘today’

DUBAI, July 18 (Reuters) – Iran insisted on Sunday that a prisoner swap deal has been agreed with the United…
Iran says it is holding talks on prisoner exchanges with US
Middle East

Iran says it is holding talks on prisoner exchanges with US

DUBAI, July 13 (Reuters) – Iran said on Tuesday it was holding talks on prisoner exchanges with the United States…
US denies Iran claims of prisoner deal; UK plays it down
Middle East

US denies Iran claims of prisoner deal; UK plays it down

WASHINGTON (AP) — The United States and Iran are in active talks over the release of prisoners, a person familiar…
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