Middle East

Egypt puts 17 men on trial for homosexuality

In this Friday, Sept. 14, 2012 file photo, Hamed Sinno, 24, lead singer and song writer of the Lebanese group Mashrou' Leila performs with the band in the ancient Roman amphitheater in the Jordanian capital Amman. Egyptian authorities said Monday, Sept. 25, 2017 they have arrested seven people they accuse of being gay and promoting homosexuality for allegedly raising the rainbow flag of the LGBT movement at a concert by Mashrou' Leila, even though there is no law banning the practices. (AP Photo





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