by: Al-Masry Al-Youm Saturday, July 21, 2012
Egypt’s newly elected President Mohammed Morsi, center, speaks to delegates at the African Union Summit in Addis Ababa, Ethiopia, Sunday, July 15. Photo Credit:AP/Elias Asmare
Mohamed al-Zawahiri, brother of Al-Qaeda leader Ayman al-Zawahiri, has said that the 572 military detainees pardoned by President Mohamed Morsy on Thursday included 25 leaders of Islamic Jihad and Jama’a al-Islamiya. …
Morsy had announced that, to mark the beginning of the holy month of Ramadan, he was pardoning 572 military prisoners who were detained in connection with the 25 January revolution or protests during the transitional period.
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