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35 Muslims Bag Life Imprisonment For Terrorism

Authorities in Egypt on Wednesday sentenced 35 Muslim Brotherhood members to life in prison for allegedly forming “terrorist cells” to attack security forces and state institutions. The Sohag Criminal Court in central Egypt sentenced another 155 defendants to three to 15 years in prison on similar charges, including plotting to kill public figures and security officials, and joining an outlawed …

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Court sentence 10 to death over terrorist plots

An Egyptian court has sentenced 10 people to death after they were convicted of forming a terrorist cell, local media reported on Saturday. The court sentenced five others to life in prison in the same case. The convicts were charged with creating a group that aimed at attacking state institutions and the Christian minority, disrupting public order, endangering society and …

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Suicide bombers kill 44 at Palm Sunday services in Egypt

TANTA, Egypt (AP) — Suicide bombers struck hours apart at two Coptic churches in northern Egypt, killing 44 people and turning Palm Sunday services into scenes of horror and outrage at the government that led the president to call for a three-month state of emergency.

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