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Most Syrian and Palestinian refugees held in Egypt released

By Reuters | Tue, 10 Dec 2013 17:07 PM
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CAIRO, Dec 10 (Reuters) - More than 170 Syrian and Palestinian refugees held since October in Egyptian police stations were released on Tuesday and granted temporary permits to stay in Egypt, a government spokesman said.

Egypt tightened its open-door visa policy for Syrians fleeing civil war soon after the army toppled Islamist President Mohamed Mursi in July. Arrests and deportations of refugees, some of ...

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