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UAE Jails 30 Islamists

The UAE’s State Security Court has sentenced 30 defendants to up to five years in jail for establishing an illegal Muslim Brotherhood cell in the country.   The group, comprised of 20 Egyptians and 10 Emiratis, adds to a growing number of alleged Islamists imprisoned by authorities in the Emirates. In addition to setting up and running an “international” branch of the Muslim Brotherhood, prosecutors argued the men also stole secret government information and collected donations...

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