Abdul Hamid al-Sarraj in Cairo, after being smuggled out of Mezzeh Prison - May 1962

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Abdul Hamid al-Sarraj, the ex-director of intelligence and information minister in the United Arab Republic, was arrested on war crimes after break-up of the union regime. President Nasser had him smuggled out of the Mezzeh Prison and brought to his home in Cairo. He remained a guest of the Egyptian government until his death in September 2013.