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Doctors protest amid disagreements with DWR

CAIRO: The Doctors’ Syndicate held a protest Monday demanding pay improvements, amidst continuing disagreements between it and lobby group Doctors Without Rights (DWR) about the next step to take if the government fails to respond to their demands. Around 40 doctors took part in the protest, the latest to be organized by the syndicate after …

Sarah Carr

Farshout rape trial resumes today

  CAIRO: The Qena Criminal Court adjourned for the second time the trial of 18-year-old Gerges Baroumi accused of rapping a 12-year-old girl in the town of Farshout to April 19. The trial was postponed pending a decision on the defense committee’s request to refer the case to another judicial district. The committee filed the …

Essam Fadl

Ahly's Barakat doubtful for Cairo derby

CAIRO: Ahly could be without attacking midfielder Mohamed Barakat when they face arch-rivals Zamalek in the Cairo derby on Friday. The former Egyptian international limped off Ahly s training session on Wednesday after sustaining an ankle injury, the club said. Barakat had to leave the training after just five minutes, Ahly said on their official …

Hatem Maher