Mideast Egypt

March 8, 2012 - 1:46 PM
FILE - In this Monday, June 26, 2006 file photo, Alaa al-Aswany, the author of the best-selling novel "The Yacoubian Building," speaks during an interview with Associated Press in Cairo, Egypt. Egypt's official news agency says Thursday March 8, 2012, the nation's chief military prosecutor is investigating allegations against 12 top activists, media personalities, lawmakers and a best-selling novelist. (AP Photo/Petros Giannakouris, File)