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Tunisians vote again in presidential elections run-off

  /  December 21, 2014  /  Politics, Region  /  2 Comments

Candidates traded accusations, personal attacks in heated run-up to poll

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Hamas commits to Egyptian-brokered ceasefire agreement

  /  December 21, 2014  /  Egypt, Politics  /  No Comments

Egypt should take action “to stop the occupation’s violations” as peace agreement sponsor, says Haniyeh

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Egypt to deport 51 Palestinian migrants to Gaza

  /  December 21, 2014  /  Egypt, Politics  /  2 Comments

The migrants had entered Egypt through underground smuggling tunnels

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Al-Sisi appoints new Director of Intelligence Agency

  /  December 21, 2014  /  Egypt, Politics  /  1 Comment

Previous head of the National Security Authority appointed as new director of the General Intelligence Service

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Military operations in Sinai kill 14 militants

  /  December 21, 2014  /  Egypt, Politics  /  No Comments

Armed forces arrested 45 militants, five of them wanted, the rest suspects

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Over 10,000 people arrested for ‘rioting’ and ‘terrorism’ in 2014

  /  December 21, 2014  /  Egypt, Politics  /  No Comments

Brotherhood “down to last bits”, says assistant to Minister of Interior

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Over 150 arrested on charges of ‘debauchery’ since 30 June: EIPR

  /  December 21, 2014  /  Egypt, Politics  /  No Comments

Bath house raid one of many cases of clampdown on homosexuality since ouster of former President Mohamed Morsi

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Al-Sisi receives Qatari, Saudi envoys

  /  December 20, 2014  /  Egypt, Politics  /  No Comments

Diplomatic reconciliation between Qatar and Egypt resulted from Saudi and US pressure: analysts

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Egypt’s miltary confirms 10 Apaches delivered by US

  /  December 20, 2014  /  Egypt, Politics  /  No Comments

Military expert says Egypt’s pursuing ‘multiple alternative sources for military cooperation’

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Israeli air strikes hit Gaza in response to rocket attack

  /  December 20, 2014  /  Politics  /  1 Comment

First exchange of fire since August truce

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On-campus violations against students continue: AFTE

  /  December 20, 2014  /  Egypt, Politics  /  1 Comment

Two students from Alexandria University refered to military courts, says student observatory

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Ramsis bath house arrests violation of ‘privacy and human rights’: EIPR

  /  December 20, 2014  /  Egypt, Politics  /  No Comments

The defendants will stand in court Sunday

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Shoukry meets Syrian opposition delegation to discuss political solution to conflict

  /  December 20, 2014  /  Egypt, Politics  /  No Comments

Results of Egyptian initiative for non-violent transition remain uncertain, says expert

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Photojournalist Shawkan describes ‘endless nightmare’ from behind bars

  /  December 20, 2014  /  Egypt, Politics  /  No Comments

Freelance photojournalist has managed to send an open letter from prison

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Ajnad Misr reacts to US terrorist designation

  /  December 20, 2014  /  Egypt, Politics  /  No Comments

Designation is a “blessing”, says group media spokesman

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New US ambassador arrives in Egypt as Al-Sisi and Obama discuss bilateral ties

  /  December 20, 2014  /  Egypt, Politics  /  1 Comment

Phone call between two leaders covered regional security and human rights

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5 arrested in Alexandria protests

  /  December 19, 2014  /  Politics  /  No Comments

Anti-Coup Alliance calls for a new wave of protests in preparation for 25 January

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Fishermen death toll rises to 25

  /  December 19, 2014  /  Politics  /  1 Comment

Two people remain missing at sea since the crash

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UAE, Egyptian military officers killed during exercises

  /  December 18, 2014  /  Politics  /  1 Comment

A crew of four officers die in a plane crash during joint military exercises

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State officials discuss criminalising insult to ‘revolutions’ and constitution

  /  December 18, 2014  /  Politics  /  1 Comment

Proposed law expanded to include criminalising insult to the principles of constitution

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Assad’s cousin heads Syrian delegation to Egypt

  /  December 17, 2014  /  Egypt, Politics  /  3 Comments

Former deputy foreign minister says Syrian delegation visit is a “good sign”

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Arab Contractors will participate in Ethiopian road project

  /  December 17, 2014  /  Egypt, Politics  /  1 Comment

The Ethiopian road will be section of Trans-African Highway, connecting Cairo to Cape Town

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Mohamed Soltan in intensive care for 4th time

  /  December 17, 2014  /  Egypt, Politics  /  1 Comment

The detained activist has been on hunger strike for 325 days and refused medical treatment

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Shoukry reasserts Egyptian position on Iraqi unity in Baghdad trip

  /  December 17, 2014  /  Egypt, Politics  /  1 Comment

Egyptian Foreign Minister arrived in Baghdad after visiting Kuwait, where he held talks with Kuwaiti counterpart

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71 Al-Azhar students expelled for protesting

  /  December 17, 2014  /  Egypt, Politics  /  1 Comment

Number of student detentions and expulsions has increased since start of semester

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100,000 cases of administrative and financial corruption: Administrative Prosecution Authority

  /  December 17, 2014  /  Egypt, Politics  /  1 Comment

Some authorities reject jurisdiction of Administrative Prosecution Authority, says APA vice president

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Egyptian and Kuwaiti Ministers launch ‘Arab Front’ to combat terrorism

  /  December 17, 2014  /  Egypt, Politics  /  No Comments

Front aims to prevent “non-expert” and “unqualified” opinions from infiltrating religious discourse

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Egyptian plane with 10 Syrians on board held at Swedish airport

  /  December 17, 2014  /  Egypt, Politics  /  1 Comment

The plane arrived at Malmö airport on 16 December and has been held in the airport since arrival

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European Union ‘temporarily’ removes Hamas from list of terrorist organisations

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

Change in status based on a technicality according to EU court statement

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40 Police Academy students expelled over ‘Brotherhood affiliations’

  /  December 17, 2014  /  Egypt, Politics  /  No Comments

Students were enrolled in academy during Morsi’s reign, says Interior Ministry spokesman

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