New York Times
As Crisis Deepens in Egypt After Ruling on Riot, Calls for a Military Coup
New York Times
PORT SAID, Egypt — Just months ago, demonstrators here and around Egypt were chanting for the end of military rule. But on Saturday, as a court ruling about a soccer riot set off angry mobs, many in the crowd here declared they now believed that a ...
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1 dead as Egypt soccer-riot death sentences spark violence
By Yousri Mohamed and Marwa Awad, Reuters. Egyptian protesters torched buildings in Cairo and tried unsuccessfully to disrupt international shipping on the Suez Canal, as a court ruling on a deadly soccer riot stoked rage in a country beset by ...
Unrest in Egypt over Port Said football riot sentences
Rival football fans in Egypt have protested over sentences handed down over riots at a match in Port Said in February last year. The court upheld 21 death sentences and handed down prison terms to other defendants over the violence, which claimed 74 ...
Egypt court confirms soccer riot death sentences
CAIRO (AP) — An Egyptian court on Saturday confirmed death sentences against 21 people for their role in a deadly 2012 soccer riot that killed more than 70 people in the city of Port Said. The court also sentenced the city's former security chief, Maj ...
Egypt soccer-riot death sentences spark violence; government warns of jihadist ...
Violent protests broke out in Egypt Saturday over death sentences imposed following a deadly soccer riot. The sentences were first handed down on the fans in January for their role in a stadium riot which killed more than 70 people in Port Said last year.
Protests Erupt over Death Sentences in Egypt Football Riot
Another 10 are suffering smoke inhalation after a fire gutted the three-story building housing the Egyptian Football Association in a wealthy Cairo neighborhood, as soccer fans looked on. Next door, an exclusive club for policemen was also ablaze.
Two People Killed In Egypt After Court Confirms Death Sentence Of Soccer Rioters
Meanwhile, Egypt continues to fall apart, as Islamist President Mohamed Morsi fails to reform the country, while his Muslim Brotherhood threatens to boycott elections. Violence is ever-present and seems likely to get worse as people express ...
Egyptian court confirms death sentences for Port Said football rioters
Link to video: Port Said death sentence ruling sparks fires in Cairo and sabotage on the Suez Canal. A court has upheld the death sentences of 21 people found guilty of causing Egypt's worst ever football riot at a match in Port Said in February 2012 ...
Egypt court backs Port Said football riot death sentences
A court in Egypt has upheld 21 death sentences handed down to fans over deadly football riots in Port Said, amid continuing unrest. Five of 52 other defendants were sentenced to life in prison for rioting while others received lesser sentences or were ...