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A church source speaking on condition of anonymity said security services have taken strict measures around the St. Mark Cathedral in Abbasiya and all other churches in anticipation of demonstrations on Friday that were...
18:41
Egypt's central bank held its main interest rates steady at a policy meeting on Thursday but said softening growth in emerging markets and mounting concerns about the global economy could pose a threat to the...
17:40
Alexandria Court for Urgent Matters dismissed a case demanding banning religious parties from running in the upcoming parliamentary elections, citing a lack of jurisdiction.    The lawsuit, filed by Tarek...
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The April 6 Youth Movement said Wednesday it was not going to partake in the 28 November protests called for by Islamist opponents of the government, saying the slogans adopted by proponents of the demonstrations are at...
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Sweden has declared a grant of more than LE85 million for activities that ensure gender equality and women rights in the Middle East and North Africa over the next three years, according to a joint statement by the...

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The Cairo Traffic Department decided to close the Al-Azhar tunnel from 10 pm Thursday until 7 am Saturday.
The Cairo Traffic Department decided to close the Al-Azhar tunnel from 10 pm...
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Mohamed Saeed, a 23-year old man, complained to Al-Masry Al-Youm about the...
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Former Vice-President of Supreme Constitutional Court Ali Awad, former...
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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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