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Cairo court suspends annulment of Tiran and Sanafir islands ruling

Protest at the Lawyers Syndicate on Apr. 14, 2016 against the transfer of the Red Sea islands Tiran and Sanafir to Saudi Arabia.
29 Sep 2016
The Cairo Court of Urgent Matters decided on Thursday to suspend the administrative judiciary's ruling on the invalidity of the Tiran and Sanafir islands transfer agreement, according to lawyer Khaled Ali. The rights lawyer said that...
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Flights between Frankfurt and Sharm el-Sheikh to resume in October

Sharm el-Sheikh airport
29 Sep 2016
Passenger flights between Frankfurt and Sharm el-Sheikh will be resumed starting October, said Yasser Jaheen, deputy director of Sharm el-Sheikh Airport, on Wednesday.   Flights are to resume at a rate of one per week in the first...
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Sisi, King Abdullah might attend Peres funeral: Israeli media

29 Sep 2016
Israel's Radio Kol Hay has reported that President Abdel Fattah al-Sisi and King Abdullah of Jordan will most likely attend the funeral of the late Israeli President Shimon Peres on Thursday.   The Tenth Israeli Channel also...
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Security forces arrest 19 over harassment at Alexandria schools

29 Sep 2016
Nineteen people have been arrested in Alexandria for verbal harassment of female school students, Major General Sherif abdel Hamid, head of Alexandria Investigations Department, said on Thursday. The arrests resulted from a raid launched...
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Three policemen, driver shot dead by gunmen in Arish

28 Sep 2016
A taxi driver and three policemen were shot dead by gunmen on Wednesday in Arish, North Sinai, in what appears to be the latest attack by Islamist militants against Egyptian police personnel. The attack happened in the Masaaed area in the...
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Court clears 3-year-old child of charges of theft and resisting arrest

Three-years-old kid Ziad Hassan Qenawy charged with theft and resisting arrest with his lawyer Mahmoud al-Shennawy 
28 Sep 2016
New Cairo Misdemeanors Court on Tuesday cleared a three-year-old child from charges of theft and resisting arrest. The court ruling yesterday is the sixth for Ziad Hassan Qenawy, who faces 17 lawsuits with the same charges across Cairo,...
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Needy families line up in Minya to obtain ‘poverty certificates’

28 Sep 2016
Large crowds gathered in front of the Social Solidarity offices in several Minya villages on Tuesday, as hundreds of families gathered to obtain certificates proving their children’s right to free school books and exemption from...
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Death toll in Rashid migrant boat disaster rises to 202 as boat is recovered

28 Sep 2016
Thirty-three bodies were recovered on Tuesday as a wreck of boat that sank off Egypt last week with hundreds of migrants aboard was lifted from the depths, raising the confirmed death toll to 202, a local official said. The boat capsized...
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Victims of Rashid boat tragedy blamed for their fate

27 Sep 2016
Instead of being mourned, the hundreds of migrants who lost their lives in the capsized boat tragedy are the target of scrutiny and attacks, as they are blamed for the own demise. Over 160 people were killed after a boat carrying 600...
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Russian Transport Minister starts talks in Cairo over resumption of flights

Russian Transport Minister Maksim Sokolov 
27 Sep 2016
Russian Transport Minister Maksim Sokolov arrived in Cairo last night accompanied by a senior delegation for a two-day visit during which he will discuss the resumption of flights to Egypt. Russia halted its flights to Egypt in October...
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