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Egypt denies upholding death sentences on militants
The Egyptian presidency on Monday denied a report that it had upheld the death penalties of 14 people convicted of attacking police in North Sinai in 2011.

 

The state news agency MENA had earlier reported that the presidency had upheld the sentences handed down to the men, all from the Tawheed wal Jihad ("Monotheism and Holy War") group. (Reuters)