Thursday, March 17, 2016

Al Qaida Chief al-Zawahiri's Brother Released from Egypt Jail.


Al Qaida Chief al-Zawahiri's Brother Released from Egypt Jail. (Naharnet).

The brother of Al-Qaida chief Ayman al-Zawahiri, under investigation for allegedly calling for the creation of a "terrorist group", was released Thursday from an Egyptian prison, his son and security officials said.

On February 23, a court had ordered the release of Mohamed al-Zawahiri, 64, while the investigation was still underway.

Security officials said Zawahiri walked out on Thursday from a Cairo prison after having spent more than two-and-a-half years behind bars.


"My father has been released. He reached home early this morning," his son, Abdelrahman Zawahiri, told AFP. Read the full story here.

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