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Egyptian billionaire defends former soccer star Aboutrika after court ruling places him on terror list

Egyptian billionaire Naguib Sawiris defended retired soccer star Mohamed Aboutrika after a court put the latter on a terror list. It is “impossible” for Aboutrika to be a terrorist, the Coptic Orthodox telecommunications tycoon said when he was asked by another Twitter user, on the social networking website, whether the popular player once refused to take one million Egyptian pounds (around $53,213) from him in an incident that dates back to 2006. According to the privately-owned Egyptian daily newspaper Al-Watan, Sawiris wanted to give the sum to Aboutrika as a present after the Egyptian national team won the 2006 Africa Cup of Nations. Sawiris affirmed the incident in a tweet on 20 January in response to a question on Twitter. […]


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Egyptian billionaire defends former soccer star Aboutrika after court ruling places him on terror list

Egyptian billionaire Naguib Sawiris defended retired soccer star Mohamed Aboutrika after a court put the latter on a terror list. It is “impossible” for Aboutrika to be a terrorist, the Coptic Orthodox telecommunications tycoon said when he was asked by another Twitter user, on the social networking website, whether the popular player once refused to take one million Egyptian pounds (around $53,213) from him in an incident that dates back to 2006. According to the privately-owned Egyptian daily newspaper Al-Watan, Sawiris wanted to give the sum to Aboutrika as a present after the Egyptian national team won the 2006 Africa Cup of Nations. Sawiris affirmed the incident in a tweet on 20 January in response to a question on Twitter. […]


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Oil could reach high $60s by end of year: Pro

The oil markets will reach a rebalanced status this year, says Mark Edmunds at Deloitte.

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