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      Archive: 8/3/2012

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        8/3/2012, Av 15, 5772

      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