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Sohag police on Tuesday killed a 27-year-old suspect involved in five cases of abduction and robbery and arrested another following a shootout with police. Both are accused of killing a policeman. Security services...
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Toppled President Mohamed Morsy did not attend his trial session, along with another 131 Muslim Brotherhood and Hamas defendants, over jailbreak charges, security sources told Al-Masry Al-Youm.   The session on...
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People hold Libyan flags amid smoke and fire after protesters set tyres on fire in a street during a demonstration against the General National Congress (GNC) in Benghazi 21 February 2014.
Egypt has offered to train pro-government forces battling rival armed groups in Libya, stepping up efforts to eradicate what it says is a threat to its own stability from the anarchy engulfing its neighbor.   The...
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Mahinour al-Masry
The Freedom for the Brave Movement has said that there are 150 people on hunger strike, including 136 detainees and 14 others.   Among the detained are 64 prisoners in Abu Zaabal prison, 42 in Tora prison, 10 in...
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A militia stands guard in front of the entrance to the 17 February militia camp after Libyan irregular forces clashed with them in the eastern city of Benghazi 16 May 2014. 
An Egyptian citizen was killed in Libya after being mistakenly shot as he was passing through a hot spot in troubled Benghazi. Nasser al-Jihany, an official from Benghazi medical center, said on Wednesday that they...

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More than 30 Egyptian trucks crossed to Libya after end of the detention crisis...
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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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