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Egypt's Sissi Decrees Law on Repatriating Foreign Prisoners

President Abdel Fattah el-Sissi issued a decree on Wednesday allowing him to repatriate foreign prisoners in Egypt, state media said, a move that could enable the release of an Al Jazeera journalist now serving a seven-year jail term. Peter Greste, an Australian citizen, was sentenced in June along with Canadian-Egyptian national Mohamed Fahmy and Egyptian Baher Mohamed, all from the Qatar-based television network. They were detained in December and convicted six months later of...

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