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Egypt court sentences Morsi to 25 years in Qatar spy case

CAIRO: An Egyptian court on Saturday sentenced ousted president Mohammed Morsi of the Muslim Brotherhood to 25 years in prison in a final ruling over a case accusing him of spying for Qatar, judicial sources said. Morsi, democratically elected after Egypt’s 2011 revolution, was overthrown in mid-2013 by then-general Abdel Fattah al-Sisi, now the president, following mass protests against his rule. He was immediately arrested. Egypt’s Court of Cassation reduced Muorsi’s sentence in the Qatar case to 25 years in its…

Egypt adds ex-footballer to terror list

CAIRO: Egypt has added retired soccer star Mohamed Aboutrika, one of the country's most renowned athletes, to a terror list for alleged ties to the outlawed Muslim Brotherhood, reports said. Egypt has listed the Brotherhood as a terrorist organization and jailed thousands of its supporters since the military removed Islamist president Mohamed Mursi from office in July 2013 following mass protests against his rule. A committee established to seize and manage Brotherhood properties and funds had previously frozen the…