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Comment: Despite death threats forcing me out of Egypt, I'm lucky compared to the tens of thousands jailed, tortured and killed for speaking their minds, writes Bahey el-Din Hassan

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 torture.

Fashion brands panic after Saudi 'Made In Turkey' ban

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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.

Egypt releases jailed journalist following outcry

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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 ...

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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.

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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.

Three Egyptian police, four convicts killed in attempted prison-break

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Three Egyptian police, four convicts killed in attempted prison-break

Three Egyptian policemen were killed when four convicts tried to escape the notorious Tora prison in Cairo. The convicts were later killed by ...

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 ...

Jordan's Muslim Brotherhood to take part in elections

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Jordan's Muslim Brotherhood to take part in elections

The political wing of Jordan's Muslim Brotherhood, the country's main opposition party, said it would take part in parliamentary elections in ...

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WATCH: Egyptian protesters overturn police truck on 'Palacegate' anniversary

Egyptian protesters angry at the potential demolition of unlicensed buildings in their village have overturned a police truck on the first anniversary of last year's demonstrations against presidential corruption.

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Turkey offered Egypt exclusive maritime jurisdiction, Cavusoglu says

In an interview with CNN Türk, Foreign Minister Mevlut Cavusoglu said that Egypt's maritime deal struck with Greece had recognised Turkey's ...

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Egypt journalist arrested over coverage of detainee's death

Journalist Islam el-Kalhy was detained on fake news charges after reporting on the death of a young man in police custody.

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Egyptian activist faces 'fake news' trial on Saturday

Egyptian authorities have charged Sanaa Seif under the Penal Code and Cybercrime Law for disseminating information regarding Covid-19 in the ...

Lawrence of Arabia’s home restored as tourist attraction

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Lawrence of Arabia’s home restored as tourist attraction

TE Lawrence's Red Sea home is being renovated and turned into a tourist attraction.

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Morsi's son killed by 'lethal substance' in Egypt: lawyers

Government reports had alleged that Abdullah Morsi was found dead a year ago due to a heart attack, but his lawyers claim new evidence ...

Egypt accused of 'recycling' cases against dissidents

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Egypt accused of 'recycling' cases against dissidents

Pre-trial detention can last up to two years under Egyptian law, but the period is often extended after new charges are introduced.

Egypt urged to release journalists after deaths in custody

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Egypt urged to release journalists after deaths in custody

The Committee to Protect Journalists has called for the release of two jailed journalists, including one with Covid-19, after the deaths of four ...

Egypt arrests top Muslim Brotherhood leader Mahmoud Ezzat

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Egypt arrests top Muslim Brotherhood leader Mahmoud Ezzat

State-backed media celebrated news of his capture, describing him as a 'prize catch' and publishing images of a frail-looking Ezzat wearing a ...

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