Vacationing Jazeera journalist arrested
Egypt has arrested a journalist with the Qatarbased Al-Jazeera broadcaster, police officials said yesterday, in the latest move against the network it accuses of supporting Islamist opposition. Egyptian Mahmoud Hussein was arrested at his home on Friday, days after he returned to his country on vacation, the officials and Al-Jazeera said. He had been stopped and interrogated in Cairo airport when he arrived on Tuesday but was set free before police raided his house. Al-Jazeera denounced the arrest in a Facebook post. A prosecution official said Hussein is accused of incitement to violence and publishing false news and belonging to the banned Muslim Brotherhood movement.