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Jordan Frees No. 2 Figure in Muslim Brotherhood from Prison

Jordan on Monday released a top leader of the Muslim Brotherhood opposition group after he served over two-thirds of his 18-month prison term for criticizing the United Arab Emirates, an ally of the kingdom. Zaki Bani Ersheid's release comes at a time of growing divisions in the Jordanian branch of the pan-Arab Brotherhood, weakening its long-time role as the main political opposition. In 2015, the Jordanian branch split, with a breakaway faction emphasizing its Jordanian identity...

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