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Jordan Jails Brotherhood Official for Criticizing UAE

A court in Jordan jailed the deputy head of the country's Muslim Brotherhood on Sunday for publicly criticizing the United Arab Emirates, in a verdict his lawyer described as illegal and an attack on free speech. The military court sentenced Zaki Bani Rsheid to 18 months in prison after convicting him of souring ties with a foreign country, a judicial source said. Bani Rsheid is the most high-profile political figure in decades to be imprisoned in Jordan, a U.S. ally that has so...

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