Egypt court dismisses assault charges against soccer star

CAIRO (AP) A court has dismissed assault charges against one of Egypt's best known football stars after a police photographer who he chased and kicked on an empty pitch withdrew his complaint. In its ruling on Saturday, the court in the Suez Canal city of Ismailia fined retired international forward Hossam Hassan $50 for damaging the photographer's camera. The incident, shown...
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Jordan hires Egypt great Hassan as new coach

Jordan appointed Egypt great Hossam Hassan to coach the national team on Wednesday through the Asian qualifying playoffs for the World Cup. Hassan replaced Iraqi Adnan Hamad, who resigned this month after Jordan reached the playoffs with a 1-0 win over Oman. But by then, Hamad was under increasing fire from Jordan fans and media for the team's stuttering campaign. Hassan will take...
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June 26, 2013  |  Discuss

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