"I definitely didn't mean to offend all Egyptians, and never meant to say anything about the country's political affairs", she said.
However, before her detention, Mazbouh apologized for some of her offensive comments in a follow-up video. In addition to the prison term, the woman was sentenced to another fine will have to pay about $ 600.
The 24-year-old was charged with "deliberately broadcasting false rumours which aim to undermine society and attack religions". She was referring to President Abdel Fattah al-Sisi, who activists accuse of limiting civil liberties.
An appeals court will now hear the case on July 29, according to Mazbouh's lawyer, Emad Kamal. "It is in the context of the law, but the court was applying the maximum penalty", he said.
During Saturday's hearing, Mazbouh's lawyer presented medical reports and newspaper clippings indicating that she suffered from brain diseases, which affects her psychological integrity. But if the appeals court upholds the original sentence, the Lebanese tourist is facing a horribly long time in prison for simply posting a Facebook video ranting about her frightful vacation.
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But the Premier League champions remained keen on Mahrez, who scored 13 goals in 41 appearances for Leicester last season. The midfielder who has been unsettled at Leicester following failed moves last season is now undergoing medicals at City.
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Romelu Lukaku has been directly involved in 20 goals in his last 13 games for Belgium in all competitions (17 goals, 3 assists). France will play against Belgium and Harry Kane's England will contest against Croatia.
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In the posts, she did not adhere to the obligatory Islamic dress code that requires women to cover their hair and body in public. Though the original account was shut down, her videos were posted online by other accounts with several thousand followers each.
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OK?" "We're certainly hoping that this trade dispute is temporary", said Brian Watkins, a 56-year-old farmer from Kenton, Ohio. USA companies that do a lot of business there have seen steep drops in their stock prices over the past few weeks.