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Egyptian authorities arrested a third member of the Egyptian Initiative for Personal Rights, a leading local human rights group, in less than a week.

Mariam Mohamed's death reignites Egypt's digital #MeToo movement

Elizabeth Neoman

Mariam Mohamed's death reignites Egypt's digital #MeToo movement

The death of a 24-year-old Egyptian woman in Cairo has served as another catalyst for the digital feminist movement in Egypt.

Egyptian woman dragged to death in Cairo 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.

New protests in Egypt as security forces 'detain hundreds'

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New protests in Egypt as security forces 'detain hundreds'

Protests against President Sisi broke out in several suburban and rural areas of Egypt on Monday night, while security forces detained nearly ...

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Egypt police release journalist Nora Younis following raid

Al-Manassa's editor-in-chief was released on 10,000 EGP bail in the early hours of Friday, following her arrest during a raid on the outlet's offices.

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Egypt police raid news outlet office, arrest editor-in-chief

Al-Manassa news site said in a statement that at least eight police raided its offices and searched computers before arresting its editor, Nora ...

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Egypt releases Mada Masr editor-in-chief on bail

Attalah was released following her arrest on Sunday outside Cairo's Tora Prison where she had been interviewing Laila Soueif, the mother of ...

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Mada Masr editor arrested outside Cairo prison

Egyptian security services on Sunday arrested the editor-in-chief of prominent independent news outlet Mada Masr, its lawyer said, the latest in ...

Egypt detains suspected MB members over 'anti-government plot'

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Egypt detains suspected MB members over 'anti-government plot'

Egyptian authorities detained eight people accused of being members of the outlawed Muslim Brotherhood who had plans to overthrow the state.

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Egyptian police raid businesses in latest regime clampdown

Egyptian businesses allegedly linked to the Muslim Brotherhood have been raided by police.

Egyptian activist arrested for video condemning sexual harassment

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Egyptian activist arrested for video condemning sexual harassment

Amal Fathy criticised the Egyptian government for failing to protect women and not addressing the widespread issue of sexual harassment.

Egyptian activist arrested for video condemning sexual harassment

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Egyptian activist arrested for video condemning sexual harassment

Amal Fathy criticised the Egyptian government for failing to protect women and not addressing the widespread issue of sexual harassment.

Gaza's shortage-stricken hospitals crumble under #GreatReturnMarch inundation

Rami Almeghari

Gaza's shortage-stricken hospitals crumble under #GreatReturnMarch inundation

In-depth: The deluge of critically wounded Palestinians following the Great Return March has pushed Gaza's hospitals further into crisis, with ...

Ahmed Shafiq denies kidnapping, reconsiders Presidential bid

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Ahmed Shafiq denies kidnapping, reconsiders Presidential bid

Former Egyptian PM denies being investigated by authorities, but says he may consider running for Presidential elections.

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Israeli ambassador returns to Cairo after eight-month hiatus

Israel's embassy in Cairo resumed some services this week, after the return of the ambassador to the Egyptian capital.

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Egypt police trap and kill top militants: govt

Egyptian police killed three top Islamist militants in two separate operations, including two caught trying to move to a new hideout on Cairo's ...

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Leading Hasm militant killed in shootout with Egypt police

A leading Hasm militant has been killed in a shootout with security forces in Egypt's Fayoum governorate, the interior ministry said on Tuesday.

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Hasm anti-government militants killed in shootout with Egypt police

Two Hasm militants were killed in a shootout with security forces outside Cairo on Saturday, the interior ministry said.

Egypt's Hasm claims responsibility for Cairo suburb attack

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Egypt's Hasm claims responsibility for Cairo suburb attack

The Hasm militant group has claimed responsibility for a Sunday attack that left two police officers dead and three conscripts injured in the ...

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Roadside bomb kills Egyptian police officer in Cairo suburb

A roadside bomb killed an Egyptian policeman and wounded four others on a highway on the southern outskirts of Cairo on Sunday, the interior ...

Explosion rocks Cairo district as Mubarak leaves detention

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Explosion rocks Cairo district as Mubarak leaves detention

The blast took place in the upscale suburb of Maadi where Mubarak spent much of his six-year detention in a military hospital

Sisi refuses Mubarak's release from military hospital despite acquittal

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Sisi refuses Mubarak's release from military hospital despite acquittal

Egyptian President Abdel Fattah al-Sisi is refusing to release deposed president Hosni Mubarak from his current detention at a military hospital ...

Mubarak files lawsuit to unfreeze $3.36 million in assets

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Mubarak files lawsuit to unfreeze $3.36 million in assets

Egypt's deposed dictator Hosni Mubarak has filed a lawsuit to unfreeze over $3 million in assets, alleging the continued freeze was in "defiance ...

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