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Warrants issued for judge who convicted Saddam Hussein and journalist critical of government

Arrest warrants have been issued for the judge who convicted Saddam Hussein and a journalist critical of the government for allegedly libelling Iraq's premier, a watchdog and the judge said Sunday. Warrants were issued last month for Munir Haddad and……

Journalist: Egypt’s police treating us like ‘prisoners or war’

Al Jazeera’s Cairo bureau chief Ayman Mohyeldin said Monday that he was blindfolded, handcuffed and taken in to custody by Egyptian military police the previous day. He was released after nine hours in detention. Mohyeldin told the network Monday that he and other detainees were treated like “prisoners of war.”…