Egypt court releases two Al Jazeera journalists but case not dismissed

February 12, 2015 11:37 AM

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CAIRO (Reuters) - Two remaining Al Jazeera journalists, Mohamed Fahmy and Baher Mohamed, were released from an Egyptian jail on Thursday after more than 400 days, but the court said the case against them was still pending.

Fahmy, who is a naturalized Canadian citizen who gave up his Egyptian citizenship, was released on bail of 250,000 Egyptian pounds ($32,765). Mohamed, who has only Egyptian citizenship, was released without bail. Judge Hassan Farid said the next hearing would be on Feb. 23.

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