An editor of Al-Jazeera television has been accused of helping leak classified intelligence documents in an espionage case involving deposed president Mohamed Morsi.
Interior minister Mohamed Ibrahim charged that Amin El-Serafi, secretary to Morsi, of leaking intelligence documents to Ibrahim Mohamed Hilal.
Hilal was Al-Jazeera's news editor and also a member of the Muslim Brotherhood.
According to the Nation, Hilal allegedly facilitated a meeting between a Palestinian go-between, a Qatari official and an operative with an unspecified intelligence agency.
Egypt's military-installed authorities accuse Qatar of backing the Brotherhood, including through its Al-Jazeera network, the report added.