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  9/12/2013, Tishrei 8, 5774

Egyptian Journalist Accused of Aiding Terrorists

An Egyptian journalist was sent to a military court on Wednesday after being accused of publishing false news and helping out Sinai terrorists.

Ahmed Abu Deraa, who writes for the Al-Masry Al-Youm daily, was charged with "harming national security by providing militants with locations of security forces in Sinai," said a statement by the Egyptian army.