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Egypt Court Sentences 28 to Death Over 2015 Prosecutor Killing

Police officers stand guard as defendants accused of involvement in the 2015 assassination of Egypt's top prosecutor attend a hearing in a cage in a courtroom, on the outskirts of Cairo, Egypt, June 17, 2017. (Reuters/Amr Abdallah Dalsh)
Police officers stand guard as defendants accused of involvement in the 2015 assassination of Egypt's top prosecutor attend a hearing in a cage in a courtroom, on the outskirts of Cairo, Egypt, June 17, 2017. (Reuters/Amr Abdallah Dalsh)

CAIRO—A Cairo criminal court on Saturday sentenced to death 28 people over the 2015 killing of Egypt’s top prosecutor and handed 15 others jail sentences...




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