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  תשרי 18, 5774 , 22/09/13

Egypt: Civilian Arrested for Insulting Army Commander

An Eyptian man, Omar Abu al-Magd Ali al-Saghir, 31, was put under arrest Friday in the Egyptian district of Qena for insulting the Eygptian military commander, according to the State news agency, MENA.

According to the report, the man put the name of Egyptian military commander, General Abdel Fattah al-Sisi on a baseball cap, placed it on the donkey's head, and then proceeded to lead the animal through town.

Sisi, who ousted Islamist president Mohamed Morsi on July 3, is vice prime minister and defence minister as well as army chief.

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