CAIRO — An Egyptian court on Tuesday confirmed the death sentence against ousted President Mohamed Morsi over mass jailbreak during the 2011 political turmoil.

Egypt's ousted President Mohamed Morsi waves hands in the defendants' cage on a court in Cairo, Egypt, on May 16, 2015. An Egyptian court sentenced Saturday ousted Islamist president Mohammed Morsi to death over 2011 jailbreak charges. (Xinhua/STR)
Egypt’s ousted President Mohamed Morsi waves hands in the defendants’ cage on a court in Cairo, Egypt, on May 16, 2015. An Egyptian court sentenced Saturday ousted Islamist president Mohammed Morsi to death over 2011 jailbreak charges. (Xinhua/STR)

The general guide of the Muslim Brotherhood, Mohamed Badie, and four other Brotherhood leaders were also handed the death penalty. (Egypt-Morsi-Death sentence)
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TUNIS — At least 15 people were killed and 70 more injured when a train hit a truck in south of the capital Tunis on Tuesday, in one of the worst rail accidents in the country’s history, according to the Interior Ministry.
A large truck hit the train causing 14 dead at first. The 15th victim died on the way to hospital. (Tunisia-Train-Accident)
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CAIRO — An Egyptian court on Tuesday sentenced ousted President Mohamed Morsi and Muslim Brotherhood guide Mohamed Badei, along with other seven members of the group, for life in prison over spying charges, state-run Nile TV reported.
In the same case, the court confirmed death sentences against 16 other defendants, including Kairate El-Shater, a Muslim Brotherhood top leader, Mohammed al-Beltagi, Freedom and Justice Party’s secretary general, and Ahmed Abdel-Aaty, former presidential Morsi’s aid. (Egypt-Morsi-Life imprisonment)
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SANAA — Top al-Qaida leader Nasir al-Wuhayshi was killed in a U.S. drone strike in Yemen, security sources told Xinhua on Monday night.
Nasir al-Wuhayshi was killed along with several al-Qaida members in Mukalla city, the provincial capital of Yemen’s southeastern Hadramount province on Friday, two security officials based in Sanaa told Xinhua. They asked to remain anonymous as they are not authorized to speak to media. (Yemen-Al-Qaida-Leader) Enditem

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