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US Lawmaker Urges Egypt to Release Dual Citizen

A northern Virginia congressman is calling on the Egyptian government to release a prisoner whose arrest two years ago has drawn condemnation from human rights groups. Aya Hijazi grew up in the Washington suburb of Falls Church, Virginia, and is a dual citizen of the U.S. and Egypt. She had been running a foundation in Egypt dedicated to helping street children when she and her husband were arrested in 2014. Democratic congressman Don Beyer will meet with Hijazi's family Thursday...

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