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a town at the southern tip of Illinois at the confluence of the Ohio and Mississippi Rivers

the capital of Egypt and the largest city in Africa

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The 70 defendants were facing accusations of establishing and running the "Popular Resistance Committee in Nahya and Kerdasa", in contravention of the provisions of the constitution and laws.
Islamist gunmen fired rocket propelled grenades at a police station in Kerdasa on Aug.
(45) "Police seize control of Kerdasa, a major general killed," al-Masry al-Youm, September 19, 2013.
Three tenders for conducting the required (a) supply & erection of a chlorine evaporator & chlorine injection systems with related spare parts at the water treatment plant serving 6th October City & Sheikh Zayed City, (b) rehabilitation of two booster pumps at Markaz Kerdasa, (c) transport, rehabilitation & re-erection of a mobile pumping unit from Al Kedaya pumping station to Al Hegara pumping station in Atfeeh.
Witnesses and security officials said 400 Mursi supporters staged a march against the election in Kerdasa, a town on the Cairo outskirts where 14 policemen were killed last August after the security forces killed hundreds of Mursi supporters.
Abodonia said that many people from the Gulf region go to buy Jalabiyya in a market in Kerdasa, a village in Giza Governorate in Egypt.
Four people were also killed in clashes in Giza, two of whom were shot dead in the village of Kerdasa, a bastion of Islamist support.
The security sources have said that three other Morsi supporters were shot dead in the Cairo suburb of Kerdasa.
The town of Kerdasa, just seven kilometres from Ibrahim's barbershop, was stormed by anti-terror police, who went from door to door searching for suspects.
Smoke rises during clashes between Egyptian security forces and suspected militants in the town of Kerdasa, >near Giza Pyramids, Egypt, earlier this month
Gen Nabil Farrag had just given a pep talk to his men on the street, preparing them to roll into the town of Kerdasa, when they came under a hail of gunfire, according to journalists at the scene.
They went into Kerdasa at about 05:30 local time (03:30 GMT), on Thursday, backed by helicopters.
Islamist defendants stand behind bars in the case known as the "Kerdasa massacre'', that referred 188 people to court over an attack that killed 14 policemen in 2013, in Cairo June 23, 2014/REUTERS CAIRO -- 21 August 2019: The international terrorist organization of the Muslim Brotherhood has accumulated huge assets and fortune in Europe, which enabled it to finance its devious activities across the world, but how did the group managed to do this?
The district of Kerdasa, one of Giza governorate's biggest and most populated, witnessed medium voter turnout on the third day of the referendum on amendments of the 2014 Constitution.
According to Middle East News Agency (MENA), the verdict, issued by the court of appeal in Cairo, in the case, known as the "Kerdasa Incident," could not be appealed.