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The UAE is the latest to take aim at the Muslim Brotherhood despite a global statement by Islamic scholars condemning such moves.

Prosecutors in Istanbul are investigating allegations of torture and crimes against humanity committed by Egypt's president and officials.

Merkel press office staffer 'worked for Egyptian intelligence'

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Merkel press office staffer 'worked for Egyptian intelligence'

The German national, named as Amin A., 'used his position from at least July 2010 to support employees of the Egyptian General Intelligence Service (GIS)',

Egypt arrests office manager of leading rights group

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Egypt arrests office manager of leading rights group

Egypt arrested the office manager of a leading human rights group Sunday on charges including "joining a terror group" and "spreading false ...

Saudi council urged to review Muslim Brotherhood 'terrorist' designation

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Saudi council urged to review Muslim Brotherhood 'terrorist' designation

Islamic scholars are calling for unity in the face of ideological differences after Saudi Arabia's Council of Senior Scholars called the Muslim ...

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Close the door on your way out, Mr Trump

Comment: Trump's electoral defeat is just a single blow against the authoritarianism that he represents. Biden's work to defend democracy begins now, writes Sam Hamad.

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North Sinai crackdown 'fails' to secure safety for locals

Sniper and bomb attacks, as well as the entire capture of villages, are on the rise as Sisi's government lauds its development projects in the ...

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Egypt holds second stage of parliament election

Supporters of authoritarian President Sisi are expected to be elected to the rubber-stamp parliament.

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Amnesty International slams Egypt's crackdown to Sudanese refugees protest

Amnesty International called on Egypt to investigate the treatment of the Sudanese protesters by security forces, including alleged beatings.

Egypt frees over 400 arrested in rare, anti-government protests

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Egypt frees over 400 arrested in rare, anti-government protests

Protests have been effectively banned in Egypt since 2013, following the military ouster of Islamist president Mohamed Morsi.

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First stage of Egypt parliament elections wraps up

The remaining deputies will be appointed by Egyptian President Abdel Fattah al-Sisi, whose government continues to silence any serious political ...

Egypt starts voting in first stage of parliament elections

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Egypt starts voting in first stage of parliament elections

Polling stations opened in Egypt for parliamentary elections in which there was little doubt of a sweeping victory for supporters of hardline ...

I escaped Sisi's jails, but thousands of others haven't

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I escaped Sisi's jails, but thousands of others haven't

Comment: Despite death threats forcing me out of Egypt, I'm lucky compared to the tens of thousands jailed, tortured and killed for speaking ...

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.

Kuwait renders three alleged Muslim Brotherhood members to Egypt

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Kuwait renders three alleged Muslim Brotherhood members to Egypt

Kuwait has handed over three Egyptian residents of the country, alleged to be members of the Muslim Brotherhood to Egypt, where they could face ...

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Fashion brands panic after Saudi 'Made In Turkey' ban

Brands such as Mango might switch suppliers after a Saudi boycott of Turkish goods.

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Egypt releases jailed journalist following outcry

Egypt’s prosecutor general has ordered the release of a journalist days after she was arrested for covering anti-Sisi protests, after an outcry ...

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Egypt journalists 'crushed like grains', women's rights group says

The ‘Coalition for Women in Journalism’ released a damning statement accusing the Egyptian regime of 'crushing' independent journalists.

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Egypt arrests reporter after protest coverage: employer

Basma Mostafa was brought before prosecutors on Sunday after she had gone missing the day before while reporting on unrest in the village of ...

Egypt sentences six to death for killing of policemen

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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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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 ...

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.

7 dead in botched Egypt prison break

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7 dead in botched Egypt prison break

Egypt held military funerals Thursday for three policemen killed as they prevented four convicts on death row from staging a prison break.

Egypt plans pro-Sisi demonstration to counter anti-regime protests

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Egypt plans pro-Sisi demonstration to counter anti-regime protests

Opponents of authoritarian President Abdel Fattah al-Sisi have called for large-scale demonstrations on Friday.

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