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Iraq Massacre: 27 ISIS fighters sentenced to death over mass killing of soldiers

27 persons have been sentenced to death for mass killing of soldiers. An Iraqi court on Tuesday sentenced the 27 people to death for mass killings of 1,700 soldiers when IS militants seized Tikrit in June 2014. “The Central Criminal Court issued a verdict to execute the 27 after establishing that they were involved in Speicher massacre,” Abdul Al-Biraqdar, spokesman ...

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Egypt forces 32 judges to retire over Morsi ouster

Egypt’s Supreme Judicial Council on Monday forced 32 judges into retirement for having opposed the army’s ouster of Islamist president Mohamed Morsi in 2013, officials said. Morsi was deposed by then army chief and now President Abdel Fattah al-Sisi, and since then the authorities have cracked down on all forms of dissent, including secularists and liberals. “Today, the Supreme Judicial ...

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