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US ambassador to Cairo Robert Stephen Beecroft
The new United States ambassador to Cairo, Robert Stephen Beecroft, will arrive in Egypt late September, succeeding Anne Patterson who left in August 2013 after 26 years in the position, according to an official at the...
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Local Development Minister Adel Labib
Local development Minister Adel Labib said the government started taking steps to use solar energy in electricity generation nationwide. Several governorates started lightning of main roads using solar energy, Labib...
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Several faculty deans have supported Cairo University President Gaber Nassar's intention to dissolve student groups of political nature. Universities, which witnessed a crackdown on students' political...
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   Social Solidarity Minister Ghada Waly
Amnesty International has warned of increased restrictions on the activities of civil society organizations in Egypt as the authorities prepare to draw up a new law the organization believes will add to the woes of NGOs...
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Hurghada hospital received on Monday three ambulances coming from Ras Ghareb hospital carrying six people who were badly wounded in a bus accident. Medical sources said they had received 42 victims, with seven people in...

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Justice Ministry has confirmed a huge accounting error when it estimated the...
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Khaled Ali Campaign
Former presidential hopeful and leftist activist Khaled Ali announced Sunday in...
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Judges Club spokesperson Mahmoud al-Sherif said that the club’s operation...
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Egypt Independent has obtained exclusive photos of deposed President Mohamed...
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This piece was written for Egypt Independent's final weekly print edition,...
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Protesters opposing Egyptian President Mohamed Morsy shout slogans against him and members of the Muslim Brotherhood during a demonstration in Tahrir square in Cairo June 30, 2013.
Egypt’s people and its army launched a new chapter in the country's...
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