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Wednesday, November 23, 2016

Egyptian court overturns Morsi's life sentence

Egypt's Court of Cassation overturned on Tuesday a life sentence against Islamist former President Mohammed Morsi of the Muslim Brotherhood and ordered a retrial in the case that revolves around accusations of espionage with Hamas, Reuters reported.

Morsi was one of 22 high-ranking Muslim Brotherhood officials and supporters convicted last year of spying for HamasHowever, the Court of Cassation's ruling on Tuesday overturns all convictions in the case, including life sentences against Mohammed Badie, the General Guide of the Muslim Brotherhood, and 15 others. (Read More)