Friday, May 22
Latest News
  1. Iraq's Sunni tribes feel deserted after Ramadi fall
  2. London cabbie bombmaker 'murdered US soldier in Iraq'
  3. US blacklists Iraqi firm helping Iran buy Airbus planes
  4. Raids hit Yemen rebels, allies ahead of new talks bid
  5. Polls open for Irish referendum on gay marriage
  6. Official: Myanmar navy carries out first rescue of migrant boat
  7. UK PM predicts 'ups and downs' in EU renegotiation bid
  8. UK's Cameron to visit Paris, Berlin for talks next week
  9. Iraqi PM in Russia urges cooperation on fighting IS
  10. Qatar hits back at Amnesty labor claims
  11. Libya says 11 killed in fresh Benghazi clashes
  12. AFP: Burundi protesters battle police in Bujumbura center
  13. Syria's Palmyra in peril as IS seizes ancient city
  14. Bahrain verdict in opposition chief trial next month
  15. Bridge opens to let displaced Iraqis flee Anbar
  16. UN announces Yemen talks, but govt demands rebel pullout
  17. Merkel: Russian return to G7 'unimaginable' for now
  18. Merkel: Eastern Partnership not an 'instrument' of EU enlargement
  19. Ten nabbed in Canada's fight against radicalized youth
  20. USGS: 6.9-magnitude quake strikes off Solomon Islands

Egypt orders retrial of imprisoned Israeli

Jan. 27, 2013 10:13 P.M. (Updated: Jan. 28, 2013 9:51 P.M.)
EL-ARISH, Egypt (Ma’an) -- An Egyptian court on Sunday ordered a re-trial of an Israeli man accused on entering the country illegally, after he had been freed a day earlier.

Andre Pshenichnikov, 24, was detained in the border Sinai peninsula on Dec. 31 after sneaking across the border from Israel, Egyptian security sources said.

He was charged will illegal infiltration, but freed by the south Sinai court on Saturday. A day later, the Sharm al-Sheikh public prosecutor ordered a retrial.

Pshenichnikov told the military he is affiliated to a pro-Palestinian group. A former sergeant in the Israeli army, he was living in a refugee camp in Bethlehem in 2012 when he was arrested by Palestinian Authority security forces and transferred to Israeli custody.

Powered By: HTD Technologies
Ma'an News Agency
All rights reserved © 2005-2015