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Monday, 25 July 2016

Another super-important Pokémon Go story

It is, ladies and gentlemen, a mercifully slow news day for Egypt in the international press, with the only notable wire story not being terribly notable at all: “Egypt cleric says too much Pokémon Go could be dangerous” from the Associated Press really overplays its hand, quoting an Azharite who says Pokémon could be unsafe to play in the streets. Dude also says it’s not exactly safe to read the Qur’an while walking down (non-existent) Cairo sidewalks, either… Included with the story: A mini photo-essay of a Coptic Egyptian dentist playing Pokémon.

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