Egypt frees Al Jazeera Journalist after 4 years in pre-trial detention

 Egyptian authorities on Saturday released Mahmoud Hussein, an Egyptian journalist working for Qatar’s Al Jazeera television network who had been held in pre-trial detention for more than four years, his brother and lawyer told Reuters.
Hussein, who was detained in December 2016, was being held on charges of spreading false news, joining a banned group and receiving foreign funds.
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