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The Heliopolis Misdemeanor Court sentenced comedy star Maged al-Kedwany to two months in jail or a fine of LE1000 on Sunday for assaulting a worker at a fuel station.   Investigations had revealed that the actor slapped the worker in the...
The performers of the famous "Bollywood Love Story" show have been received at Cairo Airport, where they performed an improvised show in the middle of the hall upon arrival.   The reaction of the airport staff and passengers was...
A teacher in Aswan on Sunday dealt a student a strong slap on the face, accusing him of intentionally bumping into her.   The teacher at al-Orouba secondary school hit the student in front of his and her colleagues when he came to apologize for...
The Agouza prosecution ordered the detention on Saturday of three policemen from the Giza traffic department for attacking an armed forces officer and verbally insulting another policeman at a security ambush located near the Ard el-Lewa bridge...
An old photograph, next to a row of shoes hanging on the wall shows a smiling young couple, who seem to be from another era. A young man in his twenties stands in the middle of the room, introducing us to his friends: the shoes hanging on the wall....
A number of investors in the Egyptian stock market protested Sunday outside the Egyptian Exchange building in Downtown Cairo, amid tight security, demanding the removal of its chairman, Mohamed Omran.   The protesters accused Omran of failure...
Maadi Misdemeanor Court sentenced the son and the wife of Muslim Brotherhood leader Mohamed al-Beltagy to 6 months in prison and a fine of LE5000 on Sunday, on charges of insulting two of the guards at Tora court.   The security forces had...
A ten-year-old boy died in Beheira on Sunday of an electrical shock from a power cable.   The province’s security department said medical checks concluded that the death of Youssef al-Sayyed was caused by electric shock.   Sayyed...
Sohag Governor Ayman Abdel Moneim decided on Sunday to suspend an elementary school teacher for one month for beating a third grader.   The education department in Sohag was notified that a teacher used shoes to beat a student inside the...
Seven defendants were arrested in al-Awr village in the Samalout locality, Minya Governorate, following clashes between Muslims and Copts over the construction of a church.   Security authorities were able to restore order to the village....

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By Hossam al-Sokkary   Forensic Medicine spokesperson Hisham Abdel Hamid told Al-Watannewspaper that he had said from the beginning that it was the police who killed Shaima al-Sabbagh, adding that the police forces do use birdshot.  ...