Retrial date set for 2 Al-Jazeera journalists still in Egypt

February 8, 2015 5:45 PM

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CAIRO – Egypt will hold a retrial for two Al-Jazeera English journalists still imprisoned there beginning Thursday, court officials said Sunday, throwing into question one of their fates after authorities deported their Australian colleague.

Many believed Mohammed Fahmy, the satellite channel's Cairo bureau chief who recently gave up his Egyptian citizenship, would be deported like Australian Peter Greste.

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