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  1. News - World - EGYPT

    Australian reporter imprisoned in Egypt for aiding the Muslim Brotherhood to appeal

    Posted Jul 25th 2014, 09:48am by Associated Press in Canberra

    ... Associated Press in Canberra Peter Greste, a veteran journalist with wide experience of reporting on conflicts around the world, will appeal against his conviction in an Egyptian court and seven-year sentence An Australian journalist working for the Qatar-based broadcaster Al-Jazeera will appeal against his conviction on charges that he aided Egypt’s outlawed Muslim Brotherhood, his ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/world/article/1558823/australian-reporter-imprisoned-egypt-aiding-muslim-brotherhood-appeal
  2. News - World - EGYPT

    Brought together by the devil: judge explains Al-Jazeera trio's harsh sentences

    Posted Jul 24th 2014, 11:38pm by AP

    ... judge has released his reasoning for harsh sentences issued against three Al-Jazeera journalists, saying they were brought together "by the devil" to destabilise the country. The main ... that the judge has released his reasoning, the defendants have a month to appeal against the verdicts. In his reasoning, the judge stated that the defendants, who worked for Al-Jazeera's ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/world/article/1558338/brought-together-devil-judge-explains-al-jazeera-trios-harsh-sentences
  3. News - World - EGYPT

    Egypt’s President Sisi wishes Al-Jazeera journalists had not faced court

    Posted Jul 07th 2014, 09:00pm by AFP

    ... not interfere with Egypt's courts, which the government insisted were independent. But in the meeting with newspaper editors, Sisi appeared to regret the repercussions from the trial. He had said previously that it was not appropriate to comment on court rulings. The trial against the journalists of the Qatar-based satellite television came against the backdrop of strained relations between ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/world/article/1549105/egypts-president-sisi-wishes-al-jazeera-journalists-had-not-faced-court
  4. News - World - EGYPT

    Egypt’s president Sisi ‘will not interfere’ in ruling on Al-Jazeera journalists

    Posted Jun 24th 2014, 11:18am by GDN and Reuters

    ... everything that’s wrong with the system: it’s corrupt. This country is corrupt through and through.” Greste’s two younger brothers, Mike and Andrew, who came from Australia to attend court, were ... of terrorism,” Netjes said later by telephone. Ostensibly, the trial was a broadside against Al-Jazeera, a Qatar-owned news channel that Egypt’s government feels is biased towards Sisi’s predecessor, ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/world/article/1539462/egyptian-prison-terms-al-jazeera-journalists-spark-international-outcry
  5. News - World - EGYPT

    Former Egyptian interior minister Habib Al-Adly cleared of corruption

    Posted Jun 13th 2014, 05:30am by AFP

    ... Agence France-Presse in Cairo Former minister cleared of corruption An Egyptian court yesterday acquitted former Hosni Mubarak interior minister Habib Al-Adly of corruption in a retrial ... on corruption charges, while his two sons Alaa and Gamal received four-year terms. They were accused of embezzling more than 100 million Egyptian pounds (HK$108 million) earmarked for the maintenance ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/world/article/1531203/former-egyptian-interior-minister-habib-al-adly-cleared-corruption
  6. News - World - EGYPT

    Mohammed Mursi’s son jailed for a year in Egypt for drug possession

    Posted Jul 03rd 2014, 08:59pm by AP

    ... the case as an attempt to tarnish their image and as part of a crackdown on Islamists. His father has been in jail since being ousted last year by the military following mass protests against him. ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/world/article/1545761/mohammed-mursis-son-jailed-year-egypt-drug-possession
  7. News - World - EGYPT

    Supporters stunned as Al-Jazeera journalists jailed in Egypt

    Posted Jun 23rd 2014, 10:38am by Reuters

    ... to a “terrorist organisation”, an apparent reference to the Muslim Brotherhood, which has been protesting against the government since the army toppled Islamist president Mohamed Mursi in July. Two ... against his troubled one-year rule. Al-Jazeera’s Cairo offices have been closed since July 3 when security forces raided them hours after Mursi was ousted. “These... verdicts are a stark admission ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/world/article/1538766/peter-greste-innocent-tony-abbott-tells-egyptian-leader-ahead-al-jazeera
  8. News - World - EGYPT

    Egypt court confirms death sentences for over 180 Muslim Brotherhood supporters

    Posted Jun 21st 2014, 07:40pm by Associated Press in Minya, Egypt

    ... It is the second death sentence for the Brotherhood’s Supreme Guide Mohammed Badie since the crackdown against his group began. The court acquitted more than 400 others in the case and family members ... since its 2011 revolt against autocrat Hosni Mubarak. “There has been an excess in using the death sentences recently, which will only lead to more violence in society because people are now ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/world/article/1537727/egypt-court-confirms-death-sentences-over-180-muslim-brotherhood
  9. News - World - EGYPT

    President-elect Sisi tells Egyptians it is ‘time to work’ on rebuilding economy

    Posted Jun 04th 2014, 11:56am by Associated Press in Cairo

    ... restoring a career military man to the country’s top office. Thousands celebrated in public squares around the country with cheers, fireworks and pro-military songs after the Election Commission ... president, only to face massive protests by millions against him and his Muslim Brotherhood. Sisi, then the army chief, ousted Mursi last summer and led a heavy crackdown on the Brotherhood and other ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/world/article/1525121/president-elect-el-sisi-tells-egyptians-it-time-work-rebuilding-economy
  10. News - World - EGYPT

    Ex-Egyptian president Hosni Mubarak jailed for three years on graft charges

    Posted May 21st 2014, 05:46pm by Reuters

    ... months Mubarak had spent in jail since the 2011 uprising up to August, when he left prison for house arrest, would be applied against the sentence, meaning the former president will probably serve no more than a year as punishment for the corruption charges. His sons, who have already spent three years in jail, will also have to serve only one more year to complete their sentence, ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/world/article/1517293/egyptian-court-sentences-ousted-leader-mubarak-3-years-jail

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