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Egypt military court hands down 148 life sentences in Minya violence case

A military criminal court sentenced 148 suspected Muslim Brotherhood members to life in prison in absentia and acquitted ten others...

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State Council top official arrested after his resignation over bribery case

Egypt’s State Council secretary-general was arrested after submitting his resignation on Saturday on the backdrop of a bribery case in...

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Egypt bans daughter of former presidential candidate from travel

Egyptian authorities at Cairo International Airport banned the daughter of former presidential candidate Hamdeen Sabbahi from travel on Friday after...

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Egyptian lawyers challenge referral of Red Sea islands deal to parliament

Egyptian lawyers, Khaled Ali and Ali Ayoub, filed a lawsuit on Saturday in the administrative court challenging the referral of...

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Egypt signs three oil and gas exploration deals with European companies

Egypt’s Petroleum Minister Tarek al-Molla signed three agreements with European companies on Wednesday for oil and gas exploration in the...

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Mohamed Badie to be released on health grounds in 'Rabaa dispersal' case

The Cairo Criminal Court ordered on Tuesday the release of ten defendants on health grounds in the case known as...

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Egypt's security forces kill 2 men over assassination of senior military officer

Egypt's Interior Ministry announced early on Sunday the killing of two men involved in the assassination of a senior army...

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Egyptian authorities detain Al Jazeera news producer

Egyptian authorities detained news producer, Mahmoud Hussein, who is working at Al Jazeera channel on Friday, the Qatar-based broadcaster announced....

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US dollar prices decline in Egypt's banks

The US dollar exchange rate continued to decline on Thursday to stand at LE 19.5 and LE18.75 in the bank. ...

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Pharmacists syndicate demands presidential interference in medicine prices

The Pharmacists Syndicate sent a letter to Egypt's President Abdel Fattah al-Sisi calling on him to ban the increases in...

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Egyptian pound approaches 20 to US dollar in banks

The Egyptian pound depreciated further against the dollar in some banks mid-Tuesday, reaching a selling price of 19.75 compared to...

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Egypt prosecution orders detention of four policemen over custody death

Egypt’s Prosecutor General ordered on Sunday the detention of four policemen for four days pending investigation into the death in...

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HRW says Egypt's law on irregular migration 'fails to affirm important refugee rights'

Human Rights Watch (HRW) praised on Thursday Egypt’s first law on irregular migration but said that it “fails to affirm...

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Press syndicate denounces passing of press and media regulating law

 Legislative committee of the press syndicate denounced passing the press and media regulating law by the parliament, in a statement...

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