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Report: Egypt's Sissi Regrets Al Jazeera Journalists’ Trial

Egypt's President Abdel Fattah al-Sissi made his first sympathetic remarks about three imprisoned Al Jazeera journalists, saying he wished they had been deported and not put on trial, an Egyptian newspaper reported on Monday. An Egyptian court last month handed down prison sentences of seven to 10 years to Australian reporter Peter Greste; Mohamed Fahmy, a dual Canadian-Egyptian citizen and Al Jazeera English Cairo bureau chief; and Baher Mohamed, a producer for the network, prompting...

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