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Security forces storm into a five-star hotel suite in Cairo and arrest Canadian-Egyptian Mohammed Fahmy, Australian Peter Greste and Egyptian Baher Mohammed, all working for Al-Jazeera English.
Egypt's top prosecutor orders the journalists held for 15 days on suspicion of joining a terrorist group, referring to the Muslim Brotherhood of ousted Egyptian President Mohammed Morsi, and for spreading false news harmful to state security.
More than 50 news organizations, including The Associated Press, call on Egyptian authorities to release the detained journalists.
In a statement, the organizations say: "We strongly believe that upholding the rights of journalists and permitting the free flow of information is vital to bringing about greater understanding and serves the best interests of all Egyptians and the world."
Egyptian prosecutors present their first evidence to attempt to back up charges that the journalists and their co-defendants participated in terrorism, playing to the court an assortment of videos found in their possession.
Defense lawyers — and even the judge — dismiss the videos as irrelevant, while defendants shouted from the dock that the trial was "a complete joke" and "an embarrassment to Egypt."
July 6, 2014 - El-Sissi acknowledges for the first time that the heavy sentences had a "very negative" impact on his country's reputation, saying he wished they were never put on trial, in comments to editors of Egyptian media outlets.
El-Sissi issues a new decree granting him the power to deport foreign defendants convicted or accused of crimes, a move that could allow him to free the imprisoned journalists.
Serbia has granted citizenship to a key political rival of Palestinian President Mahmoud Abbas after he pledged millions of dollars in investments from the Emirates, where he has lived in exile, Serbian officials said Sunday.
An Australian journalist who had been serving a seven-year jail sentence in Egypt on charges of aiding a terrorist organization was released from prison and deported, according to the Egyptian state news agency.