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Sudanese police fire tear gas at protesting soccer fans
Middle East

Sudanese police fire tear gas at protesting soccer fans

KHARTOUM (Reuters) – Sudanese police fired tear gas after hundreds of protesters spilling out of a soccer match marched down…
39 Al-Faisaly football team fans released in Alexandria
Egypt

39 Al-Faisaly football team fans released in Alexandria

Alexandria police arrested released 39 fans of Jordan’s Al-Faisaly football team on Monday, who were arrested Sunday for riots that followed the defeat…
Egypt snatches late winner to eliminate Uganda
Egypt

Egypt snatches late winner to eliminate Uganda

Abdallah el-Said scored a last-minute winner to give Egypt a 1-0 victory over Uganda in African Nations Cup Group D…
Egypt-Chad football match audience size increased to 25,000
Egypt

Egypt-Chad football match audience size increased to 25,000

The Interior Ministry agreed to increase the audience size of the Egypt-Chad football match from 22,000 to 25,000. The match is…
Falcon company to secure Egypt-Chad football match
Egypt

Falcon company to secure Egypt-Chad football match

The Egyptian Football Association has hired the Falcon company to secure a football game scheduled between Chad and Egypt during…
UN in partnership to combat match-fixing
World

UN in partnership to combat match-fixing

The United Nations Office on Drug and Crime (UNODC) and the International Center for Sports Security (ICSS) have engaged in…
Referee raises two fingers of each hand to mark extra time instead of signaling Rabaa salute
Egypt

Referee raises two fingers of each hand to mark extra time instead of signaling Rabaa salute

Referee Mohamed Ali Shatta, known as Dalas, flashed an unusual hand signal to avoid making the Rabaa al-Adaweya salute while…
Ahly fans trial postponed to October
Egypt

Ahly fans trial postponed to October

The Nasr City Criminal Court on Wednesday postponed its ruling on the case of seven soccer fans accused of rioting…
Tunisian alleged rioters detained pending investigation
Egypt

Tunisian alleged rioters detained pending investigation

A Cairo prosecution department will keep eleven Tunisian fans detained for four days pending further investigation over charges of damaging…
Algeria and Egypt: A tale of two histories
Archaeology

Algeria and Egypt: A tale of two histories

Dublin--Earlier this month, when referring to the Egypt-Algeria fiasco, television commentator Amr Adeeb asked the rhetorical question: “Why do they…
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