Egypt Sentences 'Hezbollah Cell'

An Egyptian court has convicted 26 men of planning terrorist attacks on ships and tourist sites.The 22 men given prison sentences - some with hard labour - were accused of working for the Lebanese Islamist group Hezbollah.Sami Shihab, a Lebanese citizen who Hezbollah had confirmed was a member, was given a life sentence.The sentences were issued by the State Security Court in Cairo and cannot be appealed, reports say.Another four men, who are still on the run, were convicted in absentia.The sentences on the other defendants ranged from six months to 25 years.