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Egypt Sets Retrial Date for 2 Al Jazeera Journalists

Egyptian authorities have set February 12 as the start of the retrial for the two remaining jailed Al Jazeera journalists. A lawyer for one of the journalists made the announcement Sunday. Egyptian journalist Baher Mohamed and Canadian-Egyptian Mohamed Fahmy were sentenced last year to 10 and seven years in jail, respectively. Their retrial was ordered last month. They were arrested with Australian Al Jazeera journalist Peter Greste in December 2013 under charges they aided the...

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