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    Cairo convicts American NGOs straining relations with...

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    A Cairo court has convicted 43 employees of non-governmental organisations (NGO) for working illegally in Egypt.

    Of the 43, 16 are American. Most of the defendants were tried in absentia and given 5-year jail terms. The court also seized the assets of several NGOs belonging to the US.

    The case which dates back to 2012 has strained relations between Cairo and Washington.

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