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Female employees in Assiut harassed while protesting
Egypt

Female employees in Assiut harassed while protesting

Dozens of female government employees in Assiut Governorate in Upper Egypt were harassed by passersby Tuesday when they tried to…
Original owners try to violently reclaim NDP building in Assiut
Egypt

Original owners try to violently reclaim NDP building in Assiut

A throng of armed men stormed the headquarters of the defunct National Democratic Party building in downtown Assiut and occupied…
Attempt to burn down police station in Assiut
Egypt

Attempt to burn down police station in Assiut

Police in the city of Abu Teeg in Assiut Governorate said Wednesday they thwarted an attempt to burn the city's…
Assiut protestors boycott elections over gas cylinder shortage
Egypt

Assiut protestors boycott elections over gas cylinder shortage

The ongoing butane cylinder crisis escalated to clashes involving firearms in Ismailia and a boycott of elections in Assiut on…
Zomor: Sadat’s assassination ‘preamble to revolution’
Egypt

Zomor: Sadat’s assassination ‘preamble to revolution’

The assassination of former President Anwar al-Sadat was a preamble to the 25 January revolution in Egypt, Tarek al-Zomor, a…
Assiut citizens once again suffer from butane shortages
Egypt

Assiut citizens once again suffer from butane shortages

Hundreds of citizens in several Upper Egyptian cities in Assiut Governorate blocked the agricultural road and the railway line on…
Student to be held 15 days over images of Prophet Mohamed
Egypt

Student to be held 15 days over images of Prophet Mohamed

The Assiut township prosecutor has called for a Coptic student accused of publishing offensive images of Prophet Mohamed to be…
Coptic student detained for publishing ‘offensive’ images of Prophet Mohamed
Egypt

Coptic student detained for publishing ‘offensive’ images of Prophet Mohamed

The prosecutor’s office in the Upper Egyptian Governorate of Assiut has ordered the detention of Gamal Abdallah Masoud, a Coptic…
Two killed in battles over scarce butane gas
Egypt

Two killed in battles over scarce butane gas

Two people have died and 16 others wounded in battles over scarce butane gas cylinders in several governorates. A 50-year-old…
Assiut voting normal despite reported violations
Egypt

Assiut voting normal despite reported violations

Despite a third verdict last night to halt elections in Assiut's second electoral district due to candidates' complaints, voting still…
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