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  1/28/2013, Shevat 17, 5773

Report: Egyptian Release of Israeli Appealed

Prosecutors in Sharm Ash-Sheikh have appealed an Egyptian court ruling to release Israeli Andre  Pshenichnikov, who was arrested about a month ago in the Sinai Peninsula while trying to make his way to Gaza, according to the Bethlehem-based Ma'an news agency.

The 23-year-old native of Tajikistan was charged with illegal infiltration into Egypt.