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Al-Hayat Newspaper: Cabinet reshuffle to include three ministers

Ibrahim Mehleb
21 Oct 2014
The London-based Al-Hayat newspaper reported Tuesday a limited reshuffle in Prime Minister Ibrahim Mehleb's cabinet in the next few days, ahead of the parliamentary elections expected on the first of December.   The newspaper...
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Media host: Plug pulled on show over government criticisms

 Media host Wael a-Ebrashy
20 Oct 2014
The host of Dream 2’s talk show “10 O’Clock” is blaming authorities for his show suddenly going off air late Sunday during a video report of a huge fire that caught a market in the city of Mahalla.   News...
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60 judges referred to disciplinary board over signing pro-Brotherhood statement

20 Oct 2014
Mohamed Sherine Fahmy, a judge delegated from Cairo Appeal Court, has referred 60 judges to disciplinary board, demanding their dismissal after investigations showed their support for the Muslim Brotherhood through signing on a statement...
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Six countries consider navigational linking between Nile basin countries, Europe

20 Oct 2014
Egypt, Sudan, South Sudan, Uganda, Rwanda and Burundi will have a joint meeting at the end of the year to evaluate studies over navigational linking between Victoria Lake and the Mediterranean at Alexandria seaport.   The project will...
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Brotherhood students escalate confrontations with police, Falcon

20 Oct 2014
University students affiliated with the Muslim Brotherhood and supporters of deposed president Mohamed Morsy escalated their protests against police and private campus security on Monday to demand the release of detained colleagues and the...
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Fugitive Mubarak-era business mogul offers US$7 billion in settlement

20 Oct 2014
Fugitive, Spain-based businessman Hussein Salem is nearing a settlement with the Egyptian government by giving up assets predictably worth US$7 billion, his lawyer has revealed.   Tarek Abdel Aziz told Al-Masry Al-Youm he was heading...
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President to attend army’s largest wargame

20 Oct 2014
President Abdel Fattah al-Sisi will attend naval drills in Alexandria on Tuesday that come as a part of what the military described Saturday as its largest manoeuvre since 1996.   The naval drill, dubbed Dhat al-Sawari, will be...
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Seven killed, six injured in Arish blast

19 Oct 2014
Seven Egyptian army officers were killed and other six injured by a remotely detonated roadside bomb southwest of Arish in the Sinai Peninsula on Sunday, security sources told Al-Masry Al-Youm.   The bomb exploded as a patrol...
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Campaign demands debate before adoption of new labor laws

19 Oct 2014
A labor freedom campaign has warned against the government’s reported plans to issue new laws regulating labor and trade unionist freedoms in the absence of legislature and without public debate.   “Towards a Fair Labor...
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Germany tones down travel warning for Aswan and Luxor

19 Oct 2014
Germany has toned down its travel warning for citizens taking Nile cruises between Aswan and Luxor, now allowing trips to ancient touristic sites south of the Nile Valley.   A press statement by the Egyptian embassy in Berlin...
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