Trial of Egyptian rights lawyer with presidential ambitions starts

Khaled Ali was charged with offending public decency. Critics say it's an attempt to intimidate him from running for office

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Islamic State claims Jakarta attack that killed 3 policemen, wounded 12 others
Egypt blocks 21 websites, including Al Jazeera: State news agency
Al Shabaab bombing in Somali capital kills five, injures six
Gambia's former ruler Jammeh stole $50 million: Justice minister
Angolan apartheid troops battle to survive in South Africa
East Libyan Forces launch airstrikes against rival forces after airbase attack