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#Port Said

# port-said - Saturday 9 March, 2013

Snapshot: Chaos in Egypt as protesters torch FA building
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# Port Said

Snapshot: Chaos in Egypt as protesters torch FA building

Mar 9th 2013, 12:55 PM 6,717 Views 11 Comments

This police officers’ club nearby the Egyptian FA was also targeted.

Egypt court confirms 21 death sentences over football riot
# Port Said
# Port Said

Egypt court confirms 21 death sentences over football riot

Mar 9th 2013, 9:40 AM 4,575 Views 11 Comments

Five other defendants received life sentences over the deadly football riot in Port Said last year.

# port-said - Saturday 2 March, 2013

Egypt protesters torch police station in Port Said
# Egypt
# Egypt

Egypt protesters torch police station in Port Said

Mar 2nd 2013, 5:20 PM 3,012 Views 5 Comments

Around 500 protesters threw stones and petrol bombs at the police station, setting it on fire, and then blocked fire engines from reaching the blaze.

# port-said - Monday 18 February, 2013

Strikes shut down Egyptian port city for second day
# Egypt
# Egypt

Strikes shut down Egyptian port city for second day

Feb 18th 2013, 1:16 PM 4,819 Views 3 Comments

The protesters are angry over the killing of some 50 people during demonstrations last month.

# port-said - Sunday 27 January, 2013

Egypt: 31 dead after football riot verdict
# Egypt
# Egypt

Egypt: 31 dead after football riot verdict

Jan 27th 2013, 10:06 AM 4,351 Views 8 Comments

Riots took place in several cities across the country yesterday following the sentencing to death of 21 people for riots at a football game last year.

# port-said - Saturday 26 January, 2013

At least 22 dead following clashes in Egypt over football riot verdicts
# Egypt
# Egypt

At least 22 dead following clashes in Egypt over football riot verdicts

Jan 26th 2013, 3:00 PM 5,924 Views 6 Comments

Earlier a court in Port Said sentenced 21 people to death over the violence that led to 74 deaths at a football match in the coastal town last year.

Egypt: 21 people sentenced to death over Port Said football disaster
# Egypt
# Egypt

Egypt: 21 people sentenced to death over Port Said football disaster

Jan 26th 2013, 9:30 AM 6,536 Views 4 Comments

A policeman has reportedly been killed in violence in the coastal city of Port Said following the announcement of the verdicts.

# port-said - Saturday 24 March, 2012

Teenager shot dead in protests over Egyptian soccer ban
# Egypt
# Egypt

Teenager shot dead in protests over Egyptian soccer ban

Mar 24th 2012, 2:54 PM 1,424 Views 0 Comments

Clashes erupted between fans and security forces over a two-season ban against Port Said side al-Masry.

# port-said - Monday 13 February, 2012

Report blames police negligence for 74 deaths at Egyptian stadium
# Tragedy
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# Tragedy

Report blames police negligence for 74 deaths at Egyptian stadium

Feb 13th 2012, 12:31 PM 566 Views 1 Comment

A parliamentary inquiry into the football massacre in Port Said has found that appropriate security measures were not taken.

# port-said - Friday 3 February, 2012

Two shot dead as soccer riot sparks new round of violence in Egypt
# Egypt
# Egypt

Two shot dead as soccer riot sparks new round of violence in Egypt

Feb 3rd 2012, 8:28 AM 842 Views 0 Comments

They were the first to die in clashes that erupted around the country after a riot at a soccer stadium killed 74 on Wednesday as sports violence spiraled into a new political crisis for Egypt.

# port-said - Thursday 2 February, 2012

FIFA demand Egypt investigation into stadium tragedy
# Egypt
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# Egypt

FIFA demand Egypt investigation into stadium tragedy

Feb 2nd 2012, 1:29 PM 1,535 Views 6 Comments

Sepp Blatter asks authorities to provide reasons for violence at stadium last night in which at least 74 died.

Three days of mourning after at least 74 killed in Egyptian soccer clashes
# Egypt
# Egypt

Three days of mourning after at least 74 killed in Egyptian soccer clashes

Feb 2nd 2012, 7:56 AM 2,344 Views 5 Comments

Fans invaded the pitch after a match between two of the country’s biggest football clubs Al-Masry and Al-Ahly.There are conflicting reports as to what caused the violence.

# port-said - Wednesday 1 February, 2012

Update: At least 73 killed in clashes after Egyptian football match
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# Riot

Update: At least 73 killed in clashes after Egyptian football match

Feb 1st 2012, 7:10 PM 4,169 Views 9 Comments

Some of the dead in this evening’s clashes were security officers, officials said.