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  • Trial of 'Ansar al Sharia' militants postponed

    Date: 2015-05-31 19:55:21 GMT - Egypt - Justice - SN:128 - ID:2703501

    CAIRO, May 31 (MENA) - Cairo Criminal Court on Sunday postponed until Tuesday the trial of 23 defendants of the so-called 'Ansar al Sharia Brigades'. The defendants face charges of murdering an officer and 11 policemen, attempted murder of nine ....

  • Media reports on mufti's death sentence opinions just "speculations" - adviser

    Date: 2015-05-31 15:55:00 GMT - Egypt - Justice - SN:97 - ID:2702261

    CAIRO, May 31 (MENA) – All statements published by the media regarding the Grand Mufti's opinion on the death sentences issued recently by Egyptian courts are just "speculations", Mufti Adviser Ibrahim Negm said. In statements, the adviser said ....

  • Trial of 20 terrorists of Ajnad Misr suspended until considering recusal request

    Date: 2015-05-31 14:28:50 GMT - Egypt - Justice - SN:83 - ID:2701729

    CAIRO, May 31 (MENA) - Giza Criminal Court decided to suspend the trial of 20 members of extremist group Ajnad Misr until considering a request by one of the defendants asking for the court to recuse itself. The defendants are charged with ....

  • Court commutes sentences against 3 activists in Alex.

    Date: 2015-05-31 14:10:32 GMT - Egypt - Justice - SN:77 - ID:2701501

    ALEXANDRIA, Egypt, May 31 (MENA) - An Alexandria appeals court commuted the two-year prison sentences issued against three activists, including lawyer Mahinour el Masry, to 15 months over violence charges. The three had been sentenced last year ....

  • Trial of Zawahri brother, 67 others delayed to Tuesday

    Date: 2015-05-31 13:17:46 GMT - Egypt - Justice - SN:63 - ID:2700277

    CAIRO, May 31 (MENA) - The Cairo Criminal Court delayed the trial of 68 terrorists, including Mohamed el Zawahri - the brother of Al Qaeda's number one leader Ayman el Zawahri, over charges of forming a terrorist organization to Tuesday. In April ....

  • Port Said court postpones trial of 51 over violent riots to Monday

    Date: 2015-05-31 13:16:09 GMT - Egypt - Justice - SN:61 - ID:2700989

    CAIRO, May 31 (MENA) - Port Said Criminal Court on Sunday adjourned to Monday the trial of 51 defendants in the riots that took place in the governorate in 2013 following the issuance of death sentences against a number of defendants in the Port ....

  • Abu Trika's appeal against funds freeze rejected

    Date: 2015-05-31 12:40:22 GMT - Egypt - Justice - SN:55 - ID:2699501

    CAIRO, May 31 (MNEA) – An appeal filed by former football icon Mohamed Abu Trika against a decision to freeze his assets was turned down on Sunday. A judicial committee tasked with managing the funds and assets of the outlawed Muslim Brotherhood ....

  • Retrial of Badie, 74 MB members to be moved to Cairo

    Date: 2015-05-30 21:50:21 GMT - Egypt - Justice - SN:115 - ID:2697309

    MINYA, Egypt, May 30 (MENA) - The Justice Ministry has decided to transfer the retrial of the Muslim Brotherhood top leader and 74 other defendants from Minya to Cairo. Mohamed Badie and the MB defendants are accused of killing a policeman and ....

  • Activist Salah Sultan deported to US to resume prison term service – top prosecutor

    Date: 2015-05-30 11:25:10 GMT - Egypt - Justice - SN:38 - ID:2693725

    CAIRO, May 30 (MENA) – A decision to deport indicted activist Mohamed Salah Sultan, who is a dual citizen, to the US was made to resume his life imprisonment term there, Prosecutor General Hisham Barakat said. Speaking to MENA, Barakat said that ....

  • Son of MB leader released after giving up Egyptian nationality, deported to US

    Date: 2015-05-30 10:10:02 GMT - Egypt - Justice - SN:31 - ID:2693333

    CAIRO, May 30 (MENA) - Son of Muslim Brotherhood leader Salah Sultan, who is jailed over charges of inciting violence and participating in Rabaa Al-Adawiya sit-in camp, was released on Saturday, a high-ranking security source at the Ministry of ....

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