Egyptian rights lawyer says police have arrested comedian

May 7, 2018

Egyptian rights lawyer says young comedian working for popular satirical TV program arrested by police

Iran sentences 16 female IS members to jail: report

May 6, 2018

An Iranian media outlet is reporting that the country's judiciary has sentenced 16 female members of Islamic State group to jail when they returned to the country

Israel's Mossad spy agency shrouded in mystery and mystique

May 1, 2018

Israel's top-secret Mossad spy agency has long been shrouded in mystery and mythology, behind what are believed to be some of the most daring covert operations of the past century

Iran arrests 6 as Labor Day demonstrators defy protest ban

May 1, 2018

Hundreds of Iranians have defied a ban on protests to mark International Labor Day, with police detaining at least six people

Iraq's IS trials bring swift verdicts, almost all guilty

Apr 29, 2018

Thousands of Iraqis arrested on suspicion of ties to the Islamic State group are being rushed through counterterrorism courts in trials that raise questions over whether justice is being done

Iran confirms arrest of British-Iranian professor

Apr 29, 2018

Iran's judiciary has confirmed the arrest of a British-Iranian university professor on security charges

Yemeni forces: Senior Islamic State leader killed in south

Apr 28, 2018

Yemeni authorities say security forces have carried out a raid on a militant hideout in Yemen's south, killing a senior Islamic State leader

British-Iranian professor held by Iran's Revolutionary Guard

Apr 26, 2018

Iran's hard-line Revolutionary Guard detains British-Iranian professor, latest dual national held

Human Rights body scolds Cyprus police over ill-treatment

Apr 26, 2018

Europe's top human rights body says Cyprus police must take steps to effectively address incidents of physical abuse against detainees amid "credible allegations" that officers, slapped, punched and kicked people in custody

Turkish court finds newspaper staff guilty on terror charges

Apr 25, 2018

A Turkish court has convicted journalists and other staff members from the opposition Cumhuriyet newspaper on terror charges

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