Egypt's ambassador summoned over jail terms

The Egyptian ambassador will be summoned to the Foreign Office over the jail terms handed to Al-Jazeera journalists, the Foreign Secretary said.


Egyptian Ambassador to London will be summoned to the @foreignoffice today over sentencing of journalists in #Egypt


Minute's silence held for jailed Al-Jazeera journalists

A minute's silence was held in protest at the sentence of three Al-Jazeera journalists who were each jailed in Cairo on Monday. Meanwhile, newly elected Egyptian President Abdel Fattah al-Sisi said he would not interfere with judicial sentences.