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Egypt releases satirist after two years in jail: family

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Egypt releases satirist after two years in jail: family

Abu Zeid was part of a satirical television talk show before the authorities halted its broadcast.

Egyptian woman dragged to death in <em>Cairo</em> car robbery

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Egyptian woman dragged to death in Cairo car robbery

The victim, identified as a woman in her 20s, was reportedly dragged to her death by the assailants' getaway vehicle.

Egypt singer adds modern touch to Islamic chanting

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Egypt singer adds modern touch to Islamic chanting

Mahmoud al-Tohamy talks about his Islamic chanting, Sufism and Islamic plurality.

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Egypt's president signs strategic maritime deal with Greece

Egypt's President Sisi officially ratified the maritime pact with Greece, widely seen as a response to a deal between rival Turkey and Libya.

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Egypt begins trial of ex-student accused in #MeToo wave

The former student accused of sexual assaulting three minors could face life imprisonment if convicted.

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Turkish, Greek FMs hold first talks since Mediterranean tensions

The talks were held the sidelines of a security forum in Slovakia's capital Bratislava.

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Egypt fears worst for lost locals going to Europe

Concerns over a group of 15 men that set off toward Europe have increased in Egypt.

Egypt reveals 59 ancient coffins found near Saqqara pyramids

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Egypt reveals 59 ancient coffins found near Saqqara pyramids

Egypt discovered dozens of ancient coffins from 2,500 years ago.

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Egypt revives effort to retrieve Nefertiti bust from Germany

After decades of refusals from Germany, Egypt is renewing efforts to repatriate the iconic bust of Ancient Egyptian queen Nefertiti.

Russia's experimental Covid-19 vaccine comes to Egypt

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Russia's experimental Covid-19 vaccine comes to Egypt

Comment: Russia's Covid-19 vaccine has been developed with an unsurprising lack of transparency, and Sisi's willingness to distribute it is ...

Egypt vexed by Israeli-Emirati plans for 'rival Suez Canal'

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Egypt vexed by Israeli-Emirati plans for 'rival Suez Canal'

Egypt is worried over reported plans to construct a rival shipping lane that could usurp the Suez Canal, through which 10 percent of the world's ...

UN registers Turkey-Libya maritime deal: Turkish ministry

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UN registers Turkey-Libya maritime deal: Turkish ministry

Turkey says last year's agreement outlining a Turkish and Libyan Exclusive Economic Zone (EEZ) in the Eastern Mediterranean is registered with ...

LGBTQ activists subjected to ‘forced virginity exams’: HRW

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LGBTQ activists subjected to ‘forced virginity exams’: HRW

Egyptian police and prosecutors have been accused of inflicting verbal abuse, extracting forced confessions and denying detainees access to ...

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Egypt set for protests after young man's killing

The death of Egyptian Owais al-Rawi has drawn comparisons to the killing of George Floyd and sparked calls for protests.

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Egypt sentences six to death for killing of policemen

An Egyptian criminal court has sentenced six alleged Muslim Brotherhood members to death for the killing of two policemen in 2016

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Ownership rights to Umm Kulthum's music sparks controversy

A battle between two music companies for the rights to the music of Umm Kulthum continues in Egypt.

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Egyptian filmmaker detained in 'outrageous' crackdown on artistic freedom

PEN has raised alarm that a US-based Egyptian filmmaker's health is in danger after spending months in pre-trial detention in Egypt following ...

Sisi warns against ‘instability’ in Egypt following protests

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Sisi warns against ‘instability’ in Egypt following protests

Egyptian President Abdel Fattah al-Sisi has warned of ‘instability’ in Egypt after protests against his authoritarian rule broke out in several ...

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Rights group slams Egypt's 'execution' of Palestinian fishermen

The Palestinian Centre for Human Rights has strongly condemned the killing of two brothers that were fishing along the Egypt-Palestine maritime ...

Prominent Emirati writer banned from travelling over anti-normalisation stance

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Prominent Emirati writer banned from travelling over anti-normalisation stance

Veteran poetess Dhabiya Khamis Al-Muhairi took to social media on Saturday urging immediate assistance from human rights organisations after she ...

Egypt returns bodies of Gaza fishermen shot by navy

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Egypt returns bodies of Gaza fishermen shot by navy

The shooting occurred Friday as three fishermen were fishing near the Gaza-Egypt maritime frontier.

Egyptian police arrest 10 in small, rare protests

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Egyptian police arrest 10 in small, rare protests

Demonstration have occurred across Egypt this week, which marks one year since corruption allegations sparked a renewed protest movement.

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