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Fearful of protests, Egypt keeps stadia closed

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Fearful of protests, Egypt keeps stadia closed

Egyptian law enforcement authorities and the Egyptian Football Association (EFA), in a reflection of fears that stadia in Egypt could once more emerge as platforms for anti-government protest, have extended a ban on spectators attending matches that has been in place for much of the last five years.

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Targeted Paris stadium symbolizes pitfalls of war against the Islamic State

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Targeted Paris stadium symbolizes pitfalls of war against the Islamic State

By James M Dorsey Zouhair, a security guard of immigrant background, was one of several security officers, who on Friday prevented three of the Paris suicide bombers from entering the city’s Stade de France stadium. The bombers were forced to blow themselves up outside the stadium and at nearby McDonald’s. Little is publicly known about…

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The Arab Daily News

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