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Court postpones ‘Shi’a lynching’ case to 10 February

  /  January 27, 2015  /  Egypt, Politics  /  No Comments

Defendants are charged with killing Shi’a cleric Hassan Shehata and three others

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Presidential pardon for jailed activists fails to materialise

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

All that came were statements, nothing in reality, says human rights lawyer

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Violence against women still prevalent in Egypt: Amnesty International

  /  January 21, 2015  /  Egypt, Politics  /  1 Comment

Press briefing emphasises domestic, public, and state violence against women

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250 referred to military court in Minya

  /  January 18, 2015  /  Egypt, Politics  /  1 Comment

Charges include torching a post office and joining a ‘terrorist’ group

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University professors to be dismissed over political activities

  /  January 17, 2015  /  Egypt, Politics  /  1 Comment

Government sees universities only as security threat, says activist professor

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7 Mansoura University students referred to military trial

  /  January 3, 2015  /  Egypt, Politics  /  2 Comments

Students face charges of protesting and violence

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1,191 reported sexual harassment cases in 100 days: Report

  /  December 29, 2014  /  Egypt, Politics  /  No Comments

82.3% of eye witnesses to the harassment do not interfere or help the victim, says Harassmap

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Yazidi women victims of torture, sexual slavery in ISIS captivity: Amnesty International

  /  December 23, 2014  /  Politics  /  1 Comment

Rape and sexual violence among reported ISIS crimes in Iraq

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Racism, violence, exploitation afflict life of Sudanese refugees in Cairo

  /  December 1, 2014  /  In Focus  /  No Comments

During the 2011 revolution almost 45,000 refugees came into Egypt because there was no supervision on the borders

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Retribution outside the realm of law is ‘not permissible’: Dar Al-Ifta

  /  December 1, 2014  /  Egypt, Politics  /  2 Comments

The institution responsible for issuing fatwas says religious scholars unanimously view this as forbidden

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Sexual harassment still pervasive in Egypt, despite new law

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

25 November is international day for the elimination of violence against women

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43 arrested in Fayoum over attacks on state institutions

  /  November 15, 2014  /  Egypt, Politics  /  No Comments

Fayoum incident comes alongside crackdown at Friday protests leading to further arrests in Alexandria and Beheira

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School shootings and lone wolf attacks: What’s the difference?

  /  November 4, 2014  /  Opinion  /  No Comments

By James M. Dorsey A recent school shooting in the US state of Washington and a lone wolf’s assault on the Canadian parliament in Ottawa are but two of the latest headline-grabbing incidents of home-grown read the rest…

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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  /  23 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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