UAE Pardons British Student Sentenced To Life For Spying: Report

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The doctoral student has been held since May 5, when he was arrested at Dubai International Airport.

Dubai:

The United Arab Emirates on Monday pardoned a British academic jailed for life on spying charges, granting his family's request for clemency minutes after showing a video of him purportedly confessing to being a member of Britain's intelligence agency MI6.

The UAE president issued a pardon as part of the country's National Day, effective immediately, according to a statement carried by state news agency WAM.

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