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Egyptian journalist jailed for impersonating army officer

An Egyptian military court has sentenced a journalist to a year in prison for impersonating an army officer over the phone, his newspaper and wife said on Thursday. The ruling against Hatem Abul Nour, a journalist with the independent El-Watan newspaper, was issued on Wednesday, the newspaper reported. It came…

Egyptian army doctor cleared in ‘virginity tests’ case

CAIRO — An Egyptian military court on Sunday acquitted an army doctor accused of conducting forced “virginity tests” on female protesters last year, state media reported. Ahmed Adel was cleared of conducting the test on Samira Ibrahim, who brought the case against him, after the judge found the witness statements…