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Egypt deports three Americans held in Tahrir protests

Egypt on Saturday deported three American students arrested during protests in Cairo’s Tahrir Square to demand an end to military rule, an airport official told AFP. The three students of the American University in Cairo were ordered released on Thursday after three days in custody. According to the official MENA…

Relatives hail pending release of U.S. students detained in Egypt

WASHINGTON — Relatives and university officials welcomed Thursday an Egyptian court’s order to release of three American students arrested during protests in Cairo’s Tahrir Square. Georgetown University student Derrik Sweeney, 19, was attending the American University in Cairo as part of a study abroad program, along with 19-year-old Drexel University…

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