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Navy rescues 81 undocumented migrants off Alexandria coast

Egyptian naval forces rescued 81 undocumented migrants on board a fishing vessel en route to Italy on Saturday. The vessel's...

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Head of military council may be called to testify in Mubarak trial

Lawyers representing relatives of protesters killed and wounded in the Egyptian uprising have requested that Field Marshall Mohamed Hussein Tantawi,...

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Egyptian govt raises compensations for revolution's martyrs

The Egyptian government has decided to increase its compensation to families of protesters killed during the 25 January revolution. The...

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Military experts: Egyptians will not accept Islamist theocracy

The Egyptian people will not accept a state governed by religion, military officers claimed on Friday. The officers attributed the...

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Tantawi meets with commander of US Africa Command

Field Marshal Hussein Tantawi, president of the Supreme Council of the Armed Forces, met on Tuesday with General Carter Ham,...

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Ruling military council approves controversial law on elections

On Wednesday, Egypt’s ruling military council announced the passage of a controversial new elections law opposed by major movements and...

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Prominent Islamist's retrial postponed

The Supreme Military Court on Monday held the first hearing of Mohamed al-Zawahiri’s retrial. Zawahiri is the brother Ayman al-Zawahiri,...

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Ruling military council studies demonstrators' demands

A military source said Sunday that the Supreme Council of the Armed Forces (SCAF) is studying all of the demands...

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Egypt rejected international supervision of elections, says European diplomat

The Egyptian government has categorically rejected international supervision of upcoming elections, said Marc Franco, head of the EU delegation to...

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44 Tahrir Square detainees referred to military prosecution

Prosecutors on Wednesday morning referred 44 people arrested during protests that began at the Balloon Theater and moved into Tahrir...

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London expresses willingness to sign extradition treaty with Cairo

British ambassador to Cairo James Watt said on Monday that his country has no objection to signing an extradition treaty...

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Ruling military council denies postponing parliament vote

Egypt’s ruling Supreme Council of the Armed Forces (SCAF) remains firm on the September date for parliamentary elections, according to...

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Marshal Tantawi approves new military law on illicit gains

Field Marshal Hussein Tantawi, head of the Supreme Council of the Armed Forces, approved the addition of Article 8 to...

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Military: Business influence over media should be regulated

Egypt's media regulatory laws merit a review, said Major General Mukhtar al-Molla, a member of the country’s ruling Supreme Council...

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