Al Jazeera's journalist Ahmed Mansour (C) reacts after being released by in Berlin, Germany, June 22, 2015. Mansour, one of Jazeera's best known journalists, was released in Germany on Monday, the television network and German authorities said, two days a Al Jazeera's journalist Ahmed Mansour (C) reacts after being released by in Berlin, Germany, June 22, 2015. Mansour, one of Jazeera's best known journalists, was released in Germany on Monday, the television network and German authorities said, two days a

Moroccan prosecutor issues arrest warrant against Ahmad Mansour

Tue, Jan. 22, 2019
CAIRO – 22 January 2019: The Moroccan prosecutor issued an arrest warrant against Al Jazeera TV anchorman Ahmed Mansour as a result of being secretly married "u'rfi marriage" to a Moroccan woman, according to Moroccan media Tuesday.

The Moroccan media reported that the woman filed a lawsuit against Mansour because he did not document their marriage.

The media also clarified that the Moroccan prosecutor's decision came as Mansour was not present for the hearing sessions.

A Moroccan woman said that she had secretly married Mansour in 2015, but she then discovered that he had married more than once in the same way.

In 2015, Mansour was detained in Germany while attempting to board a flight to Doha upon an Egyptian arrest warrant.

In 2014, Mansour was convicted in absentia of torturing a lawyer in Tahrir Square in 2011. He denied all charges.

Egypt accuses Qatar and Al Jazeera of supporting the Muslim Brotherhood, which has been classified as a terrorist organization after ousting President Mohamed Morsi in 2013.
 
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