A banner picturing Egyptian President Abdel Fattah al-Sisi is seen during the opening ceremony of the new city houses executed near the Suez Canal in Ismailia, Egypt May 5, 2019. REUTERS/Amr Abdallah Dalsh
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An Egyptian court Thursday fined ex-interior minister Habib al-Adly 500 Egyptian pounds ($29) after convicting him on charges of unintentional "abuse of public funds" through negligence, a judicial source said.But the court sentenced Nabil Khalaf, the former head of the ministry's Central Administration of Finances and Budget, to three years in jail, ordering him to pay back 62.1 million Egyptian pounds ($3.6 million) and fining him 61.1 million pounds.The court also fined eight other ministry officials 500 Egyptian pounds each.
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