Retrial of 2 Al-Jazeera journalists still held in Egypt to start amid hopes for their release

February 12, 2015 9:30 AM

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Retrial of 2 Al-Jazeera journalists still held in Egypt to start amid hopes for their release

FILE - In this Monday, March 31, 2014 file photo, Al-Jazeera English producer Baher Mohamed, left, Canadian-Egyptian acting Cairo bureau chief Mohammed Fahmy, right, appear in court along with several other defendants during their trial on terror charges, in Cairo. Egypt court orders release on bail of Al-Jazeera English journalists. (AP Photo/Heba Elkholy, El Shorouk, File) EGYPT OUT (The Associated Press)

CAIRO – A retrial of two Al-Jazeera journalists still held in Egypt for more than a year over terror-related charges is expected to open, as hopes run high for a resolution of the case that has drawn wide international criticism.

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