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Court lifts media gag on Hisham Barakat case

Cairo Criminal Court lifted the previously imposed media gag in the case of former general prosecutor Hisham Barakat’s assassination on Tuesday. The court resumed the case on Tuesday. Defendants are facing several charges that include establishing an illegal group, executing hostile operations against judges, army, and police officers, targeting diplomatic headquarters, and aiming to destroy …

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FGM practitioners to receive 7 years imprisonment: health minister

Minister of Health Ahmed Emad announced Sunday that the cabinet approved a draft amendment to the law on female genital mutilation (FGM) to extend the punishment of its practitioner to reach seven years in prison. This amendment replaced a previous one, asserting that individuals who are proven to practice FGM should be imprisoned from three …

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Parliament committee meets with ministers to discuss African relations

The House of Representatives’ African Affairs Committee will meet with the Assistant Foreign Minister for African Affairs, Mohamed Idris, to discuss ideas on how to deepen Egypt’s relations with Africa. The meeting will also include representatives for the ministries of water resources and agriculture, committee chairperson Hatem Pashat told Daily News Egypt. Pashat said that …

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