An Egyptian court threw out a lawsuit claiming damages against Ariel Sharon for alleged war crimes. The court in the Sinai town of El Arish ruled Saturday that there was insufficient evidence in the $12 million suit filed by families of Egyptian soldiers killed during the 1967 Six-Day War, when Sharon was a senior army commander. The claimants said they would appeal.
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