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Egypt arrests 7 for sexual assault in Tahrir
Egyptian police on Monday arrested seven men for sexually assaulting a 19-year-old student during celebrations marking the inauguration of the country's new president in Cairo's central Tahrir Square the day before, security officials said.

 

The student has been hospitalized after she was attacked on Sunday, said the officials, who gave no details on her condition. Sexual harassment has been one of Egypt enduring social ills, prompting authorities last week to issue a decree declaring it a crime punishable by up to five years in prison. (AP)