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Lawyer: Egyptian Court Cancels Sentences for Al Jazeera Journalists

Egypt's highest court canceled jail sentences against three journalists working for Al Jazeera television on Thursday and ordered a retrial, a defense lawyer said. Australian Peter Greste, Canadian-Egyptian Mohamed Fahmy and Egyptian Baher Mohamed have been in jail for more than a year after being arrested at a Cairo hotel where they were working. They were convicted in July, with a court giving Greste and Fahmy seven-year sentences and 10 years to Mohamed. Al Jazeera has insisted...

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