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In-depth: The Greek government is extending police powers to quell mass protests, a move refugee groups say will limit their ability to mobilise.

Since late 2018, Italian prosecutors have called for Egypt to hand over five intelligence and police service officials or to at least help Italy prosecute them in absentia.

Egypt and Italy discuss Giulio Regeni case

The New Arab Staff

Egypt and Italy discuss Giulio Regeni case

The Egyptian Prosecution has reportedly requested assistance from its Italian counterparts in investigating the abduction, torture and slaying of Italian student Giulio Regeni.

Mega arms deal with Egyptian regime exposes Italy's 'hypocrisy'

Gaia Caramazza

Mega arms deal with Egyptian regime exposes Italy's 'hypocrisy'

In-depth: Activists say Italy's $1.2 billion sale of warships to Egypt is a betrayal of murdered student Giuliu Regeni and thousands of ...

Italy pressed on Egypt arms sale amid torture-murder case

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Italy pressed on Egypt arms sale amid torture-murder case

A special parliamentary commission is investigating the abduction, torture and slaying of Giulio Regeni.

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Italy approves warship sale to Egypt despite student murder

Italy has approved the sale of two warships to Egypt, and could offer further arms deals, despite the gruesome 2016 murder of Italian researcher Giulio Regeni in Cairo.

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Egypt court upholds detention of student critical of Sisi

An Egyptian court has upheld the detention of a student who had returned home from the University of Bologna in Italy.

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Amnesty calls for immediate release of 'tortured' Egypt researcher

Patrick Zaky, a researcher for the Egyptian Initiative for Personal Rights, was allegedly tortured by electrocution while being interrogated.

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Egypt announces new commission to investigate Giulio Regeni murder

Egypt's prosecutor general has announced a new commission to investigate the brutal murder of Italian student Giulio Regeni.

Egypt 'covered up' murder of Giulio Regeni, Italy says

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Egypt 'covered up' murder of Giulio Regeni, Italy says

Giulio Regeni, a 28-year-old doctoral researcher at Britain's Cambridge University, disappeared in Cairo in January 2016.

Sami Rahman

A hunger for halal as UK food industry booms

The halal food industry in Britain is booming and for the first time ever, Muslim consumers have more choice than ever before.

Tripoli: From 'Lebanese Kandahar' to home of protest rave

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Tripoli: From 'Lebanese Kandahar' to home of protest rave

In unprecedented scenes for Lebanon's relatively conservative Sunni Muslim heartland, a DJ blasted beats from a balcony to a sea of protesters ...

British students urged to leave Egypt after two arrested

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British students urged to leave Egypt after two arrested

Since anti-government protests erupted last month several foreigners have been detained, released and deported amid an unprecedented crackdown ...

Why Rabaa martyrs will forever haunt the Sisi regime

Sam Hamad

Why Rabaa martyrs will forever haunt the Sisi regime

Comment: The world may have never cared about the martyrs of Rabaa massacre, but remembering their sacrifice will preserve the cause of Egyptian ...

UN agencies in Yemen plagued by corruption scandal

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UN agencies in Yemen plagued by corruption scandal

The UN's inability or unwillingness to address the alleged corruption in its aid programs harms the agency's efforts to help Yemenis affected by ...

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Europe's once biggest migrant centre closes in Italy

What was once Europe's biggest migrant reception centre, in Mineo in Sicily, officially closed on Tuesday in the presence of its biggest critic, far-right Interior Minister Matteo Salvini.

Mohamad Elmasry

Mohamed Morsi didn't 'die' - he was killed

Comment: Morsi will be remembered, tragically, for the message that was delivered by Arab despots after his electoral victory - that democracy ...

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Egyptian police killed Italian student for 'spying': report

New evidence from an overheard conversation suggests that Egyptian police beat and killed Italian doctoral student Giulio ...

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British teenagers admit to fatal attack on Egyptian student

Six young British women have admitted to a fatal attack on 18-year-old Egyptian student Mariam Moustafa last year.

Egypt's dirty war (part II): Surveillance for all

Hossam el-Hamalawy

Egypt's dirty war (part II): Surveillance for all

Comment: Sisi's brutal crackdown off and online uses the 'War on terror' to justify violence, and has instilled a climate of fear among the ...

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Egypt refuses to accuse police over Italian student's murder

Egypt refuses to accuse police officers suspected by Italy of involvement in the grisly murder of Giulio Regeni in 2016.

Italy summons Egypt ambassador over Regeni killing

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Italy summons Egypt ambassador over Regeni killing

Italy's foreign ministry summoned on Friday the Egyptian ambassador to Rome to prompt authorities in Cairo to "act rapidly" in investigating the ...

MbS 'lost' world's most expensive painting, experts fear

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MbS 'lost' world's most expensive painting, experts fear

Salvator Mundi, a 500-year-old painting which claimed the title of the world's most expensive painting after it was bought by the Saudi crown ...

Egypt's Sisi to attend Libya peace conference in Italy

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Egypt's Sisi to attend Libya peace conference in Italy

Libya's key political players will meet with global leaders in Palermo on Monday in the latest bid by major powers to kickstart a long-stalled ...

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