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10 people get prison terms in al-Azhar University food poisonings

CAIRO, Nov. 27 (UPI) -- A court in Cairo sentenced two al-Azhar University employees each to five years in prison in a food poisoning case in which nearly 700 students were sickened.

Human Rights Watch says Libyan justice system in 'state of disarray'

BEIRUT, Lebanon, Oct. 4 (UPI) -- "Tainted" death sentences given to former regime officials illustrate the "state of disarray" in Libya's justice system, Human Rights Watch said Friday.

U.N. welcomes Libya's probe of Gadhafi regime

GENEVA, Switzerland, Sept. 24 (UPI) -- A Libyan move to set up a commission tasked with examining the human rights record of the Gadhafi regime is a step in the right direction, a U.N. official said.
Libya justice put to the test, U.N. says

Libya justice put to the test, U.N. says

UNITED NATIONS, Sept. 17 (UPI) -- The judicial system in post-war Libya is being tested by human rights and national security concerns, the U.N. envoy to Libya said.

Gadhafi-era minister sentenced to death

TRIPOLI, Libya, Aug. 1 (UPI) -- A court in the Libyan city of Misurata said it sentenced former Libyan Minister of Education Ahmed Ibrahim to death for crimes committed during war in 2011.

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Cabbie makes matches in NYC taxi

NEW YORK, Feb. 12 (UPI) -- A New York cab driver says he plans to decorate his cab with red and white hearts on Valentine's Day to help promote his second job -- taxi cab matchmaker.

French free-lancer freed

BOSSASSO, Somalia, Dec. 24 (UPI) -- A French cameraman kidnapped eight days earlier was released Monday by his Somali captors.

Former conjoined twins enjoy independence

CAIRO, June 2 (UPI) -- Two Egyptian boys born as conjoined twins and separated during a 34-hour operation in 2003 are said to be enjoying life on their own.

Dozens die when bus plunges from bridge

KANO, Nigeria, July 24 (UPI) -- A packed bus fell off a bridge into a river in Nigeria, killing 56 passengers, after the driver may have dozed off, authorities said.

Libya: U.S. falsifying Holy Koran

TRIPOLI, Libya, March 15 (UPI) -- Libya's Deputy Speaker Ahmed Ibrahim accused the United States Tuesday of distributing forged copies of the Koran to tarnish the image of Islam. During a lecture to the Libyan Students' Union in Tripoli, Ibrahim said the U.S. administration under orders f

Surgery goes well for Egyptian twin

DALLAS, Feb. 7 (UPI) -- Surgeons were optimistic Monday after rebuilding the skull of one of the formerly conjoined Egyptian twin boys separated more than a year ago in Dallas. Dr. Kenneth Salyer, a craniofacial surgeon, said the surgery on Ahmed Ibrahim went as planned and he

Egyptian twins may be released any day

DALLAS, March 23 (UPI) -- The formerly conjoined Egyptian twins are expected to be released from a Dallas hospital any day to stay in a nearby apartment with their parents.

Suicide bomb found inside PC monitor

JERUSALEM, Jan. 26 (UPI) -- Israeli security agents found explosives hidden inside a computer monitor to be used in a suicide attack, the Jerusalem Post reported Monday.

Egyptian twins gaining strength

DALLAS, Nov. 12 (UPI) -- The formerly conjoined Egyptian twins are in good condition and gaining strength more than a month after separation surgery in Dallas.
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Ibrahim Ahmad (Alternatively spelled Ibrahim Ahmed or Ibrahîm Ehmed (Kurdish: ئبراهیم ه‌حمه‌د), was a Kurdish writer, novelist and translator. He was born in Sulaimaniya in Iraqi Kurdistan and studied Law at the University of Baghdad, graduating in 1937. From 1942 to 1944, he served as a judge in the cities of Irbil and Halabja. In 1939, he, along with Alaaddin Sajadi, founded the Kurdish literary periodical Gelawêj. He acted as the publisher and the Editor in Chief of that journal. Gelawêj was published until 1949. It was during this period that he became involved in politics. In 1944 he became the head of the local branch of Komeley Jiyanewey Kurd (J.K.) in Sulaimaniya. Subsequently, this branch evolved to serve the entirety of Iraqi Kurdistan. When the J.K. changed its name on the 16th of July 1945, to the Kurdistan Democratic Party (K.D.P.), Ibrahim Ahmad became its chairman in Iraqi Kurdistan. This branch of the K.D.P. published a magazine titled Dengî Rastî with Ibrahim Ahmad as editor. After 1947, he became an active member of the Kurdistan Democratic Party, and rose to the role of Secretary General of the party in 1953. In 1949, he was sentenced by a special Iraqi court, established by the royalist regime, to two years of prison in Baghdad, and two years of local arrest in Kirkuk. From 1949 to 1956, he served as the editor of the K.D.P's newspaper, Rizgarî. The party's newspaper was renamed to Xebat in 1956 with Ibrahim Ahmed as the editor. In 1964, a political division occurred among the ranks of K.D.P., with Ahmad on one side and Mustafa Barzani on the other. This division lead to the formation of Patriotic Union of Kurdistan in 1975. After 1975, Ibrahim Ahmed emigrated to Britain as a political refugee. Ibrahim Ahmed started writing novels in Kurdish in 1933. This was an important milestone in Kurdish literature. His most important novel is Janî Gel. It was written in 1956 and is about the Algerian war of independence, with a nod to the Kurdish situation. When selecting this title, Ibrahim Ahmed was playing on the double meaning of the Kurdish phrase which can mean the agony of giving birth to a child as well as the agony of giving birth to a people or a nation. It was translated into Persian and published in Iran in 1980, and into Turkish and French in 1994.

His short stories, articles and poems were published in three different magazines: Gelawêj, Hawar and Jiyan. He has also published many books.

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It uses material from the Wikipedia article "Ahmed Ibrahim."
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