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Egypt court sentences 11 to death in soccer stadium case

An Egyptian court on Tuesday sentenced 11 men to death for their part in the country`s worst outbreak of soccer stadium violence which killed more than 70 fans and injured at least 1,000 in 2012.

Jun 09, 2015, 15:29 PM IST

21 terrorists killed, 36 arrested in Egypt

Twenty-one terrorists were killed in army raids in different Egyptian provinces during the past week, Egypt's military said on Friday.

Oct 10, 2014, 20:07 PM IST

Egypt`s soccer riot sentence sparks violence, 2 killed

An Egyptian court on Saturday upheld death sentences against 21 convicts of last year`s deadly soccer riot that killed 74 people, and acquitted 28 others, sparking off widespread violence that claimed at least two lives.

Mar 10, 2013, 09:26 AM IST

Egyptian Army takes over Port Said police HQ

Egyptian army today took control of the Port Said Security Directorate, the police headquarters, to calm tensions in the Suez Canal city, as clashes between protesters and security forces intensified ahead of a court verdict on the deadly 2012 football riots.

Mar 09, 2013, 14:10 PM IST

Egyptian Army takes over Port Said police HQ

Egyptian Army took control of the Port Said Security Directorate, the police headquarters, to calm tensions in the Suez Canal city, as clashes between protesters and security forces intensified ahead of a court verdict.

Mar 09, 2013, 09:01 AM IST

Egyptian army takes over Port Said police HQ

Egyptian army took control of Port Said Security Directorate, to clam tensions in Suez Canal city, as clashes between protesters and forces intensified ahead of court verdict on 2012 football riots.

Mar 08, 2013, 22:07 PM IST

Egypt`s police protest against Muslim Brotherhood

Thousands of low-ranking policemen protested what they claim is the politicisation of the force in favour of the President`s Muslim Brotherhood party.

Mar 08, 2013, 08:43 AM IST

Egyptians rally for civilians killed in Port Said

Thousands of Egyptians of the restive Suez Canal city of Port Said rallied on Monday in a funeral procession for civilians killed during street battles with police, as the military deployed soldiers to secure the gathering.

Mar 05, 2013, 10:24 AM IST

Strike, protests hit Egypt`s Port Said for 3rd day

A third day of protests and strikes brought the restive city of Port Said to a halt today, as residents demanded security officials be held accountable for the killings of nearly 50 people in riots last month.

Feb 20, 2013, 11:31 AM IST

Marches, disobedience drive in Egypt`s Port Said

Marchers converged on the provincial governor`s office in order to rally the support of government employees, some of whom reportedly responded to protesters` calls.

Feb 18, 2013, 12:08 PM IST

Arab Spring gives rise to new challenges

The euphoria of the Arab Spring has given way to the sobering challenge of creating rights-respecting democracies, Human Rights Watch said.

Jan 31, 2013, 16:35 PM IST

Egypt risks ‘collapse of state’, warns Army chief

Army chief’s comments were a part of address to the cadets at military academy.

Jan 29, 2013, 15:31 PM IST

Clashes after Egypt soccer club banned, 1 killed

One person was shot dead and 18 injured in clashes between security forces and angry soccer fans in Egypt`s Port Said after their club al-Masry was banned for two seasons following the country`s worst stadium disaster, a medical source said.

Mar 24, 2012, 09:20 AM IST

Seventy five to stand trial in Egypt over soccer deaths

Prosecutors ordered 75 people to stand trial for causing Egypt`s worst soccer stadium disaster, including the head of security in Port Said city where lax policing was blamed for a stampede that killed 74 fans.

Mar 15, 2012, 22:03 PM IST

Egypt inquiry blames fans, police for stadium deaths

An Egyptian parliamentary inquiry into the deaths of 74 people in a soccer stadium disaster has found both fans and lax security to blame for the incident.

Feb 13, 2012, 09:51 AM IST

3 die in Egypt clashes over deadly soccer riot

Police in Cairo fired salvos of tear gas and birdshot Friday at rock-throwing protesters as popular anger over a deadly soccer riot spilled over into a second day of street violence.

Feb 04, 2012, 00:14 AM IST

FIFA requests report into Egypt violence

FIFA has requested a full report from Egyptian authorities into the violence at a soccer match in Port Said that left 74 people dead, world soccer`s governing body said on Thursday.

Feb 03, 2012, 12:42 PM IST

Egypt erupts in anger after football violence kills 74

Egypt`s worst soccer violence claimed at least 74 lives in the northern city of Port Said, plunging the nation into rage and prompting protests and clashes with police in the capital.

Feb 03, 2012, 07:55 AM IST

More than 70 dead in Egypt`s worst football disaster

Seventy-four people were killed and at least 1,000 injured on Wednesday when Egyptian football fans staged a pitch invasion in the city of Port Said, the deadliest incident since the ouster of President Hosni Mubarak from power.

Feb 02, 2012, 19:10 PM IST

TIMELINE - Soccer stadium disasters

At least 74 people were killed in a riot at a soccer match in the Egyptian city of Port Said on Wednesday.

Feb 02, 2012, 18:25 PM IST