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CAIRO (AP) — Egyptian soccer fans rampaged through the heart of Cairo on Saturday, furious about the acquittal of seven police officers while death sentences against 21 alleged rioters were confirmed in a trial over a stadium melee that left 74 people dead. The case of the Feb. 1, 2012 stadium riot in the city [...]
CAIRO — Secretary of State John F. Kerry released $ 250 million in badly needed economic assistance for Egypt on Sunday, telling the country’s divided political classes that they must make economic and political reforms to qualify for additional U.S. support. The announcement followed a more than two-hour meeting Sunday between Kerry and Egyptian President [...]