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  6/24/2014, Sivan 26, 5774

Egypt Sentences Al-Jazeera Journalists to Jail

An Egyptian court on Monday sentenced three Al-Jazeera journalists, including Australia's Peter Greste, to jail terms from seven to 10 years, AFP reports.

Greste and Egyptian-Canadian Mohammed Fadel Fahmy each got seven years, while Egyptian producer Baher Mohamed received two sentences, one for seven years and another for three.