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Egypt Court Sentences Notable Opposition Leader to 3 Months

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An Egyptian court sentenced on Monday a prominent opposition leader widely expected to run against President Abdel-Fattah el-Sissi in next year's elections to three months in prison for offending public morals, his lawyer said.

Tarek Hussein said Khaled Ali didn't attend the trial at the misdemeanor court of Cairo's Dokki neighborhood, where he was convicted for making an obscene finger gesture.

He said Ali was ordered to pay 1,000 Egyptian pounds (nearly $57) to remain...

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