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Egypt executes man for Nagaa Hammadi shooting

CAIRO: Egypt executed on Monday a man for killing six Christians and one Muslim in a shooting in 2010, implementing the sentence a day after at least 25 people were killed when protesters condemning a church attack clashed with the army. The drive-by shooting, which sparked protests at the time, occurred in the southern town …


Nagaa Hammadi shooter sentenced to death

By AFP CAIRO: An Egyptian court ratified on Sunday the death sentence against a man convicted of killing six Christians outside a church but acquitted two alleged accomplices, the official MENA news agency reported. The State Security emergency court had referred Mohammed Ahmad Hussein to the country’s top government cleric last month, a legal formality …


Nagaa Hammadi case resumes Saturday

CAIRO: The Emergency State Security Criminal Court in Qena will resume on Saturday, the trial of the Nagaa Hammadi drive-by shooting, which left six Copts and a Muslim guard dead on Jan. 6. The three main suspects in the case are Mohamed Ahmed Mohamed Hassan (known as Hamam El-Kamouni), Qurashi Aboul Haggag and Hendawi Mohamed …


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