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Haniyeh calls for permanent opening of Rafah crossing

  /  April 16, 2014  /  Egypt, Politics  /  1 Comment

The border crossing has been closed since 1 April; humanitarian cases are still cut off inside the strip without access to assistance

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IED injures 3 in Giza neighbourhood

  /  April 16, 2014  /  Egypt, Politics  /  1 Comment

This is the second explosion of the day in Greater Cairo

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Injury of journalists raises questions on job safety

  /  April 15, 2014  /  Egypt, Politics  /  1 Comment

Press Syndicate calls for silent protest to demonstrate journalists’ anger at the “deliberate attacks”

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Man shot dead inside police station

  /  April 14, 2014  /  Egypt, Politics  /  2 Comments

The suspect is currently detained and is facing investigation

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Canadian FM scheduled to visit Cairo

  /  April 14, 2014  /  Egypt, Politics  /  3 Comments

Security, economic, and regional issues are on the agenda of the minister’s first bilateral visit to Cairo

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Date for Ultras Revolutionary appeal verdict set

  /  April 13, 2014  /  Egypt, Politics  /  2 Comments

The court will decide the fate of 15 people sentenced to jail and a hefty fine next month

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Egyptian accused of terrorism charges after returning from Syria

and   /  April 13, 2014  /  Egypt, Politics  /  2 Comments

38 year-old Egyptian had been fighting in Syria alongside the Al-Nusra Front

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US declares Ansar Beit Al-Maqdis a terrorist organisation

and   /  April 9, 2014  /  Egypt, Politics  /  3 Comments

The Sinai-based militant group has claimed responsibility for attacks around Egypt

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NGOs ‘deeply dissatisfied’ with decision to use coal as energy source

  /  April 9, 2014  /  Egypt, Politics  /  1 Comment

Four NGOs warn that decision will have “devastating consequences” on health and economy

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‘We are innocent of all forms and sources of violence’: Muslim Brotherhood

  /  April 9, 2014  /  Egypt, Politics  /  4 Comments

The organisation’s Secretary General says there is a media campaign to “demonise” the Brotherhood

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Foreign ministry rejects criticism of activist court ruling

  /  April 8, 2014  /  Egypt, Politics  /  2 Comments

Cairo court upheld conviction of revolutionary activists Maher, Douma, and Adel on Monday amid wide condemnation from political parties, rights groups and foreign governments

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Government sets ceiling for transportation, state allowances

  /  April 7, 2014  /  Egypt, Politics  /  2 Comments

Amendments made to maximum income law, published in official gazette

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Photojournalists hold one-day strike

  /  April 5, 2014  /  Egypt, Politics  /  1 Comment

Participants decry dangerous conditions under which they operate

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Ethiopian Ambassador doubts need for mediator between Egypt and Ethiopia

  /  March 18, 2014  /  Egypt, Politics  /  5 Comments

The two countries did not reach a solution after talks in the Ethiopian capital last month

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“Out of the ordinary attire” will not be allowed on campus: Cairo University president

  /  March 18, 2014  /  Egypt, Politics  /  9 Comments

Gaber Nassar reacts to sexual harassment incident

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Doctors refuse cabinet’s request to suspend strike

  /  March 17, 2014  /  Egypt, Politics  /  2 Comments

The doctors held talks with PM Mehleb, health minister on Sunday

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Dozens of Egyptians detained, not kidnapped in Libya

  /  March 15, 2014  /  Egypt, Politics  /  1 Comment

Diplomats from both countries say they are being held until Libyan authorities ensure that they have valid residencies

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Threat of terrorism still present in the region: Foreign minister

  /  March 9, 2014  /  Egypt, Politics  /  2 Comments

United Arab Emirates praises recent Saudi decision to list the Brotherhood as a terrorist organisation

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Doctors, dentists and pharmacists start open ended strike

  /  March 9, 2014  /  Egypt, Politics  /  2 Comments

Doctors held an open ended strike in 2012 which lasted more than 80 days

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Democracy activists handed sentences of jail time, fines

  /  March 5, 2014  /  Egypt, Politics  /  1 Comment

The three female defendants, including Nazly Hussein, known for supporting and providing advocacy for detainees, were fined EGP 100,000

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Court ruling shows strains on Egypt-Hamas relationship: experts

  /  March 5, 2014  /  Egypt, Politics  /  3 Comments

Cairo Court for Urgent Matters banned activities of the Palestinian movement temporarily

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Al-Sisi to ‘complete procedures’ for presidential run

and   /  March 4, 2014  /  Egypt, Politics  /  6 Comments

Defence minister says he cannot ignore the will of the Egyptian people

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Egypt court bans Hamas activities

  /  March 4, 2014  /  Egypt, Politics  /  2 Comments

Hamas describes the court decision as “politicised” as tensions between the group and Egypt hit new high

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Sudanese Foreign Minister announces new border crossings in Egypt

and   /  March 3, 2014  /  Egypt, Politics  /  2 Comments

Border crossings will be built to connect Egypt and Sudan, which opens doors for benefits for citizens of both countries, Sudanese foreign minister says

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Two sentenced to 10 years in Khaled Said murder retrial

  /  March 3, 2014  /  Egypt, Politics  /  2 Comments

Said killing sparked nationwide outrage in late 2010 and is widely viewed as one of the factors that led to the 2011 revolution

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We are faced with monumental challenges: Mehleb

  /  March 2, 2014  /  Business, Egypt, Politics  /  3 Comments

Defence, interior and foreign ministers retain positions on new cabinet, 31 ministers were sworn in before the president on Saturday

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New PM Mehleb appoints new ministers

  /  February 26, 2014  /  Egypt, Politics  /  1 Comment

Names of appointed ministers began coming in Wednesday afternoon, formation expected to be completed by Saturday

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Faculty members at multiple universities express solidarity with suspended teaching assistant

  /  February 26, 2014  /  Egypt, Politics  /  1 Comment

The teaching assistant was notified last week of a three-month suspension pending investigations

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Prosecutor refers 504 defendants from August’s Ramses clashes to trial

  /  February 25, 2014  /  Egypt, Politics  /  2 Comments

Defendants are charged with premeditated murder, attempted murder for terrorist purposes, inciting violence last August

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Cabinet resignation ‘out of the blue’: analysts

and   /  February 24, 2014  /  Egypt, Politics  /  2 Comments

PM announces surprise resignation is handed to interim President Adly Mansour

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