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Court postpones verdict in Ajnad Misr case to 7 June

44 defendants were accused of forming a terrorist group that targets security forces


The Giza Criminal Court postponed on Sunday the verdict on 44 defendants in the case known as “Ajnad Misr Organisation” to 7 June.

The defendants are accused of establishing a terrorist group, as well as targeting and killing a number of security forces.

Ajnad Misr was reportedly formed in 2014 and has claimed responsibility for several attacks in Egypt.

The US department of state officially designated Ajnad Misr as a “Specially Designated Global Terrorist” in 2014, describing it as a “violent extremist group that splintered from Ansar Bayt al-Maqdis [now known as Sinai Province].”

 

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