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Thursday, 8 March 2018

Court upholds four-year prison sentence for former El Watan reporter

The Giza Criminal Court upheld yesterday a four-year prison sentence and EGP 20,000 fine against former El Watan reporter Ahmed El Khateeb, Al Shorouk reports. El Khateeb was referred to trial last year after Al Azhar’s Grand Imam Sheikh Ahmed Al Tayeb filed a lawsuit against him, claiming he defamed the institution by spreading false news.

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