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Egypt's Sissi Says Pardon for Al Jazeera Journalists ‘Being Discussed’

Egyptian President Abdel Fattah el-Sissi said on Thursday a presidential pardon for two of the three Al Jazeera journalists serving seven-year jail sentences in his country was being considered. “Let us say that this matter is being discussed to solve the issue,” Sissi said in an interview with the France24 network. Sissi issued a decree last week allowing him to repatriate foreign prisoners in Egypt, raising the prospect that Australian Peter Greste and Canadian-Egyptian Mohamed Fahmy...

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