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Ex-President Mursi

Egyptian court overturns ex-president Mursi’s death sentence

CAIRO: Egypt's Court of Cassation on Tuesday overturned a death sentence against deposed president Mohammed Mursi of the Muslim Brotherhood and ordered a retrial. Mursi was sentenced to death in June 2015 in connection with a mass jail break during Egypt's 2011 uprising. Mursi, the first president to be democratically elected after the revolution, was overthrown in mid-2013 by general-turned-president Abdel Fattah al-Sisi following mass protests against his rule, and immediately arrested. Tuesday's court ruling…