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  2/14/2012, Shevat 21, 5772

Egypt Releases American and Australian

Egypt released an Australian journalist, an American student and their Egyptian interpreter, Monday, after detaining them for two days, according to Agence France Press. The three were accused of paying other Egyptians to stage a demonstration against authorities.

The three were detained on Saturday, while demonstrations took place to mark the anniversary of the ouster of former president Hosni Mubarak.