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Mexico Frees a General, and Wounds Its Alliance With the U.S.

Mexico Frees a General, and Wounds Its Alliance With the U.S.

Mexico Frees a General, and Wounds Its Alliance With the U.S. Mexico Frees a General, and Wounds Its Alliance With the U.S. By Natalie Kitroeff, Alan Feuer and Oscar Lopez MEXICO CITY — When U.S. officials agreed to hand back over to Mexico a former defense minister whom they had accused of being on a drug cartel’s payroll, they did …

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Egypt Frees Human Rights Workers Amid Rising International Pressure

Egypt Frees Human Rights Workers Amid Rising International Pressure

Egypt Frees Human Rights Workers Amid Rising International Pressure Egypt Frees Human Rights Workers Amid Rising International Pressure CAIRO — Weeks after arresting three employees of one of Egypt’s last and best-known human rights groups, authorities have released the men, according to lawyers working with the group, the Egyptian Initiative for Personal Rights. The three men — Gasser Abdel-Razek, the …

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Iran Frees British-Australian Scholar in Prisoner Swap

Iran Frees British-Australian Scholar in Prisoner Swap

Iran Frees British-Australian Scholar in Prisoner Swap Iran Frees British-Australian Scholar in Prisoner Swap Iran released a British-Australian scholar, Kylie Moore-Gilbert, detained since 2018 on charges of spying for Israel, in a prisoner swap conducted Wednesday for three Iranian men described by Iran’s official media as businessmen who had been held abroad. Iran did not reveal the identities of the …

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Iraqi Military Frees Abducted German Arts Advocate

Iraqi Military Frees Abducted German Arts Advocate

Iraqi Military Frees Abducted German Arts Advocate Iraqi Military Frees Abducted German Arts Advocate The Iraqi military has rescued a German arts advocate, just days after her early-evening abduction near one of Baghdad’s busiest streets, a spokesman for the Iraqi Army said on Friday. The advocate, Hella Mewis, was freed by the country’s armed forces, said Gen. Yahya Rasool, the …

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Iran Frees Navy Veteran Held for Two Years

Iran Frees Navy Veteran Held for Two Years

Iran Frees Navy Veteran Held for Two Years Iran Frees Navy Veteran Held for Two Years Iran on Thursday freed Michael R. White, a Navy veteran whose nearly two-year-long incarceration had become another sore point in the country’s increasingly tense relationship with the United States. Mr. White was flown out of the country a day after American immigration authorities returned …

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