Jazeera journalists freed from Egypt prison

February 14, 2015 7:27 AM

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CAIRO: Two Al-Jazeera journalists were freed from an Egyptian prison Friday pending retrial, their families said, after spending more than a year in jail in a case that provoked global uproar.

A Cairo court on Thursday ordered the release of Canadian Mohamed Fahmy and Egyptian Baher Mohamed, who face retrial on charges of supporting the blacklisted Muslim Brotherhood.

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