292 FACE TRIAL FOR SISI PLOTS

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CAIRO: Egypt will try 292 ji­hadist sus­pects over plots to as­sas­si­nate Pres­i­dent Ab­del Fat­tah al-Sisi and the Saudi crown prince and at­tacks in the Si­nai Penin­sula, a prose­cu­tion of­fi­cial said on Sun­day. The sus­pects, in­clud­ing 151 cur­rently in cus­tody, were re­ferred to a mil­i­tary court for al­leged mem­ber­ship of the “Si­nai State”, the lo­cal af­fil­i­ate of the Islamic State. The sus­pects were ques­tioned about the ac­cu­sa­tions against them and 66 con­fessed. – AFP

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