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  11/13/2013, Kislev 10, 5774

Egyptian Doctor Refuses to Treat Baby Named After Sisi

An Egyptian doctor refused treatment to a 6-month old infant because he had been named for Egyptian Defense Minister Abdel Fattah al-Sisi.

The child, Sisi Osama Attia, had been brought into a clinic with the flu, but upon hearing his name the physician refused treatment.

Police have opened an investigation into the matter.