Largest university expels 23 studentsAssociated Press.
The Cairo University administration was reported as saying the 23 expelled students were involved in riots, sabotage and violence on campus during Islamist-led protests last Wednesday. Administrators also said students raised a black flag used by al-Qaida and other jihadist groups during the demonstrations.
Egypt has cracked down hard on demonstrators protesting the army's toppling of Mohammed Morsi last summer. Last month, the interim president amended a law regulating student life to allow university heads to expel students accused of taking part in riots and hindering the educational process.
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