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  Av 15, 5772 , 03/08/12

Cairo Asks US to Release Egyptian Guantanamo Detainee

Egypt asked the United States, this week, to release Tarek As-Sawa, the last Egyptian being held in the Guantanamo Bay prison since 2001.

The detainee is accused of supporting terror groups in Afghanistan. The Egypt Independent reported, Thursday evening, that As-Sawa's trial is scheduled to start after the Muslim holy month of Ramadan

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