The trial of 22 men accused of plotting attacks and spying on Egypt on behalf of the Lebanese Shiite group Hezbollah was postponed in Egypt till Sunday at the request of the defense lawyers . The case has highlighted tensions between predominantly Sunni Egypt, Hezbollah and its patrons in Iran and Syria.

The charges against them include planning attacks against tourists and the Suez Canal, possessing explosives and passing information to a foreign organization. The defendants have so far denied the charges but they did confess that they helped Hamas

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