Egypt refers Islamist cleric, dozens of others to military trial

Egypt's prosecution referred alleged Islamists, including influential exiled cleric Youssef al-Qardawi, seen here on December 16, 2000, in Dubai, to military trialEgypt’s prosecution referred at least 38 alleged Islamists, including an influential exiled cleric, to military trial Saturday, accusing them of setting up militant cells that killed a police officer. The prosecution said 35 people have been arrested, and accused leaders of the ousted Muslim Brotherhood of inciting them to carry out violent attacks. The statement said they include two detained Muslim Brotherhood figures.

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