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Egypt Lawyers Claim Government Meddling in Case Over Islands

Egyptian lawyers opposed to the government's decision to hand over two Red Sea islands to Saudi Arabia are accusing authorities of meddling in court proceedings over the case, according to a motion obtained Monday. The attorneys are citing a Cabinet minister's call for the court to issue a verdict on the case within a week, along with what they described as suspicious speed with which a date was set for a hearing on a government appeal.   The controversy over the islands of...

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