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  10/10/2011, Tishrei 12, 5772

Egyptian Cabinet to Hold Emergency Meeting

The Egyptian cabinet will hold an emergency meeting on Monday following Sunday’s riots by Coptic Christians which resulted in the deaths of 22 people.

Cabinet spokesman Mohamed Hegazy, who told the Reuters news agency about the cabinet meeting, added, “The most important thing is to contain the situation, see the way forward and the necessary measures to avoid any ramifications.”