Latest trial for ousted Egyptian president Morsi begins over spying allegations

February 15, 2015 1:30 PM

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CAIRO – A new trial for Egypt's ousted ex-president has begun in Cairo, with prosecutors accusing him of spying and leaking confidential information to Qatar.

The hearing was swiftly adjourned and a new date set for Feb. 28 after the court ruled that the defense should consult with Mohammed Morsi and the other 10 defendants in the case.

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