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The Syrian tunnel and the spring

  /  October 19, 2014  /  Opinion  /  No Comments

By Fadi Elhusseini When the first spontaneous explosions of the Arab democratic revolutions erupted in Tunisia in December 2010, many were hoping that this revolt might usher in a new beginning for the whole region. read the rest…

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11 acquitted of violating Protest Law in Fayoum

  /  September 28, 2014  /  Egypt, Politics  /  No Comments

The Bandar Fayoum Criminal Court acquitted 11 defendants on Sunday, who were accused of protesting illegally. The 11 were arrested on 8 August and charged with breaking the Protest Law, blocking the road, and resisting read the rest…

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13 wanted persons arrested for Kerdasa violence

  /  September 27, 2014  /  Egypt, Politics  /  No Comments

Detainees allegedly involved in assaults on police installations

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An inconvenient war

  /  September 23, 2014  /  Opinion  /  No Comments

By Ahmed El-Ashram I look around and I see an unprecedented level of despair in the eyes of many friends; an overt level of frustration of how their lives have unluckily coincided with the mishappenings read the rest…

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Egyptian shot dead in Libya

  /  September 2, 2014  /  Egypt, Politics  /  No Comments

Thousands of Egyptians have recently been evacuated from restive neighbour Libya

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Egypt’s identity: Hovering between love and rule of law

  /  August 30, 2014  /  Opinion  /  4 Comments

By Mohammed Nosseir Egyptian rulers gamble when they think that they can manipulate the national identity to serve their political goals. Each ruler has his own perception of the Egyptian identity that he wants to impose read the rest…

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Arab Parliament ‘puts all resources at disposal’ of Palestinian leadership under Abbas

  /  August 26, 2014  /  Egypt, Politics  /  No Comments

Abbas is expected to request that the UN implement provisions of the 1967 borders, including evacuating Israeli troops from Palestinian territories

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Egypt to host Libya neighbours’ talks on 25 August

  /  August 19, 2014  /  Business  /  4 Comments

Shoukry and Arab League envoy to Libya discuss possible political solutions to the situation in Libya

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Egyptian shot dead at Tunisian-Libyan border, Algeria to open border for Egyptians

  /  August 16, 2014  /  Egypt, Politics  /  No Comments

1,200 Egyptians entered Tunisia Friday, fleeing the violence in Libya, says Tunisian news agency

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Police arrest Facebook page administrator for using ‘inciting language’

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

The language incites to disturb public peace in the country and the page uses slogans belonging to the Brotherhood, says MOI

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Emergency airlift between Egypt and Tunisia ends

  /  August 10, 2014  /  Egypt, Politics  /  5 Comments

Thousands of Egyptians stuck at the Libyan-Tunisian border area have been evacuated

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Egypt communicates with Libya tribal leaders to evacuate more citizens

  /  August 6, 2014  /  Egypt, Politics  /  1 Comment

Egypt is engaged in intense communication with officials in Tunisia in order to evacuate citizens stuck at the border area between Libya and Tunisia

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Final death sentences handed to 12 for policeman’s death in Kerdasa

  /  August 6, 2014  /  Egypt, Politics  /  No Comments

The policeman was shot dead during a massive security operation in the village

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Brotherhood leaders’ trial postponed again

  /  August 5, 2014  /  Egypt, Politics  /  2 Comments

The top MB figures, facing trial for violence outside the MB’s headquarters last year, will have to appear in court again later this month

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Egyptians exempted from fees to cross into Tunisia

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

Measure comes after Egypt’s foreign minister’s visit to Tunisia-Libya border area where Egyptians have been stuck for days

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Shoukry discusses Egyptians in Libya with Tunisian PM

  /  August 4, 2014  /  Egypt, Politics  /  1 Comment

The visit comes amid intensified Egyptian efforts to evacuate nationals residing in restive neighbour Libya

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Anti-sexual harassment initiative intervenes in 35 incidents during Eid

  /  July 31, 2014  /  Egypt, Politics  /  1 Comment

Volunteers intervened to prevent sexual harassment and provide awareness on the risks of sexual crime

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US, UN stand by Egyptian ceasefire proposal

  /  July 22, 2014  /  Egypt, Politics  /  1 Comment

Both push for ceasefire, hope it will be followed by dialogue on causes of the crisis

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Egypt stands by ceasefire initiative; Hamas says there was ‘no serious initiative’

  /  July 19, 2014  /  Egypt, Politics  /  3 Comments

Hamas says ceasefire must be preceded by Israel’s commitment to Palestinian conditions

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Al-Sisi discusses situation in Libya with UN Secretary General’s special envoy to Sahel

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

Egypt reiterates its concern over Libya violence which prompted the evacuation of UN staff from the country

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At least 7 dead in airport clashes amid mounting concerns on Libya violence

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

Amid escalating violence, voices calling on Libyan parties to end fighting and engage in dialogue are raised

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Amnesty International denies reports they were invited to work with Fact-Finding Committee

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

No offer of cooperation made, said international human rights watchdog

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Government body to implement new strategy to protect women against violence

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

The new tripartite strategy involves prevention, protection and intervention, and will include raising awareness, and the rehabilitation of those perpetrating violence as well as their victims.

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Murder of Palestinian teen, Abu Khudeir, condemned

  /  July 3, 2014  /  Politics  /  4 Comments

HRW describes Israeli military actions in the West Bank following the kidnap and murder of three Israelis as amounting to “collective punishment”

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ECCR releases statement condemning Ministry of Education

  /  July 2, 2014  /  Egypt, Politics  /  1 Comment

Statement holds Ministry of Education accountable, demands Egyptian state work towards protection of children’s lives

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Egyptian prisons ‘like hotels’: Interior ministry official

  /  July 2, 2014  /  Egypt, Politics  /  No Comments

Rights groups have announced documented cases of torture, violence and sexual assault; ministry denies any form of violent practices on prisoners

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Foreign ministry encourages Israeli restraint

  /  July 2, 2014  /  Egypt, Politics  /  No Comments

The ministry says that the Palestinian-Israeli situation is frail and that negotiations should resume

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Aswan violence unrelated to previous violence: Interior Ministry

  /  June 28, 2014  /  Egypt, Politics  /  No Comments

Two people were killed last week but the ministry spokesperson says things have now calmed down

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More sentenced in Mansoura ‘violence and terrorism’ cases

  /  June 24, 2014  /  Egypt, Politics  /  No Comments

Prison sentences vary from one year to life in prison

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Egypt ranks 143 out of 162 countries in 2014 Global Peace Index

  /  June 18, 2014  /  Egypt, Politics  /  No Comments

Egypt has “second biggest deterioration” in 2014 index

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