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Jailed activist nominated for human rights award

  /  March 6, 2015  /  Politics  /  1 Comment

Lawyer and activist Yara Sallam nominated for Front Line Defenders Award for Human Rights Defenders at Risk for 2015

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‘Rampant abuse’ in Cairo’s Matariya police station: Amnesty International

  /  March 5, 2015  /  Politics  /  1 Comment

MOI spokesperson says he does not have “enough information to comment on the allegations”

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More Egyptians return to Egypt from Libya

  /  February 26, 2015  /  Politics  /  2 Comments

More than 3,850 Egyptians working in Libya have returned, state-media says

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Over 1,700 Egyptians return from Libya

  /  February 20, 2015  /  Politics  /  1 Comment

Egyptian authorities tighten security measures around the Egypt-Libya border as Egyptian migrant workers return

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Al-Sisi ‘follows up’ on Libyan border military security: Spokesperson

  /  February 19, 2015  /  Politics  /  2 Comments

Egypt’s President pays visit to “western military zone” as security measures heighten after Egypt’s attack on Libya

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Egypt seeks to ‘diversify’ weapon providers: Experts

  /  February 15, 2015  /  Egypt, Politics  /  3 Comments

Former military general cites “US pressure” as primary reason behind Egypt’s potential weapons deals with other countries

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In Pictures: Families of kidnapped Egyptians demand action

  /  February 13, 2015  /  Politics  /  No Comments

    The families of 21 Coptic Christian Egyptians kidnapped by the self-proclaimed ‘Islamic State’ (ISIS) in Libya held a protest outside the Press Syndicate demanding Egyptian state intervention on Friday. The families stated that read the rest…

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Ultras deaths caused by ‘excessive shoving': Forensic Medicine Authority

  /  February 13, 2015  /  Egypt, Politics  /  1 Comment

Authority cites crowding, shoving as “only” cause of death in Air Defence Stadium drama, state-media reports

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ISIS claims kidnapping of Egyptians in Libya

  /  February 13, 2015  /  Egypt, Politics  /  2 Comments

Egypt “will spare no effort” in search for kidnapped Egyptians, presidency says

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Court releases Al Jazeera defendants, postpones retrial

  /  February 12, 2015  /  Politics  /  No Comments

Fahmy’s fiancée and family expressed confusion over why the Canadian national was standing retrial

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Detained activist turns hunger-strike partial, Shura case postponed

  /  February 12, 2015  /  Politics  /  No Comments

Alaa Abdel Fattah’s family say they convinced the detainee to turn to partial hunger-strike due to deteriorating health

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Students begin semester with protests

  /  February 8, 2015  /  Egypt, Politics  /  No Comments

Falcon private security firm maintains strict security measures at university gates

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Gaza groups condemn Egypt labelling Hamas terrorist group

  /  February 6, 2015  /  Politics  /  No Comments

Palestinian armed factions say Arab states should not export their problems to Palestinian people and their resistance forces

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Al-Sisi announces establishment of ‘specialised councils’

  /  February 5, 2015  /  Politics  /  No Comments

Councils to be “independent” but must consistently report back to the president, statement says

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International, local organisations denounce Egypt’s mass sentencing

  /  February 5, 2015  /  Politics  /  No Comments

These sentences “punish” civilians for participating in 25 January Revolution, are “symbolic in light of Mubarak and his sons’ releases”, says rights group

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Al-Sisi ‘presided over a state of impunity’: HRW

  /  January 30, 2015  /  Politics  /  No Comments

National Council for Human Rights official denies watchdog’s allegation that human rights are in a sharp decline in Egypt

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Al-Sisi cuts Africa Summit visit short after Sinai killings

  /  January 30, 2015  /  Politics  /  No Comments

After meeting with various presidents and officials, Al-Sisi heads to Cairo to follow-up on Sinai killings

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Sinai explosions leave at least 25 dead

  /  January 29, 2015  /  Politics  /  No Comments

Exchange of fire between militants and army officers is still taking place, military spokesperson says

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Protesters hold commemoration on site of Al-Sabbagh’s killing

  /  January 29, 2015  /  Politics  /  No Comments

Female protesters held signs commemorating Al-Sabbagh and Abu-Bakr, both of whom police recently killed in protests

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Shaimaa Al-Sabbagh’s political party to boycott elections

  /  January 29, 2015  /  Politics  /  No Comments

The political party that Al-Sabbagh belonged to vows not to partake in upcoming elections unless five demands met

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Living and working as a Syrian refugee in Egypt

  /  January 29, 2015  /  Culture  /  No Comments

The United Nations figures point to 136,717 refugees registered with the organisation in Egypt.

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28 January 2011: Egypt’s Bastille Day

and   /  January 28, 2015  /  Egypt, Politics  /  No Comments

  28 January 2011 marked a turning point in Egyptian history. On that day, anti-Mubarak demonstrations escalated their protests, engaging in violent confrontations with police forces all over the country. Protesters surrounded police stations, and read the rest…

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Revolutionary groups vow escalation as death toll increases

  /  January 26, 2015  /  Egypt, Politics  /  No Comments

Human Rights Watch demands that prosecutors investigate excessive use of force; student protesters say yesterday was an “accomplishment”

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In Pictures: Memories of the 25 January Revolution

  /  January 24, 2015  /  Egypt, Politics  /  No Comments

At this time four years ago, hundreds of thousands Egyptians took to the streets with various demands; an end to police brutality, bread, freedom, social justice, and eventually the fall of the regime. On 11 read the rest…

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Clashes in Alexandria leave minor killed

  /  January 23, 2015  /  Politics  /  No Comments

Student movements say they have begun protesting in preparation for anniversary 25 January Revolution

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Court orders Mubarak sons’ release

  /  January 22, 2015  /  Politics  /  No Comments

The court “cancels” its earlier verdict, state-media says

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Detainees to be released for Police Day on 25 January: Interior ministry

  /  January 22, 2015  /  Politics  /  No Comments

Ministry says it will release prisoners in a “celebration of Police Day”

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Court orders retrial in ‘Abu Za’abal van’ case

  /  January 22, 2015  /  Politics  /  No Comments

This is the very least that can be done for the families of the victims, and we can only hope for any ounce of justice in the retrial, lawyers say

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Security forces allegedly kill student in Giza protest

  /  January 17, 2015  /  Egypt, Politics  /  No Comments

“Not a month passes without a student getting killed,” SAC spokesperson says

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Egyptian judiciary is ‘independent’: Shoukry to Canadian FM

  /  January 16, 2015  /  Politics  /  No Comments

The two ministers discuss developing economic relations in their Thursday meeting

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