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In Egypt's Guantanamo 'abuse is systematic' - Aljazeera.com Wed, 28 Sep 2016 12:37:04 GMT

Human Rights Watch

In Egypt's Guantanamo 'abuse is systematic'
Aljazeera.com
Egyptian authorities at the notorious al-Aqrab (Scorpion) prison in Cairo have been abusing inmates in ways that may have led to their death, a new Human Rights Watch report said. The 80-page report, released on Wednesday, is based on interviews with ...
Egypt: Serious Abuses in Scorpion PrisonHuman Rights Watch
US Rights Group Says Abuse Rife in Notorious Egypt PrisonABC News
Egypt's Scorpion prison: Inmates dying due to lack of medical care, says HRWMiddle East Eye
Middle East Monitor
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Setting history alight: Revolution and history in Egypt - Aljazeera.com Wed, 28 Sep 2016 13:20:31 GMT

Aljazeera.com

Setting history alight: Revolution and history in Egypt
Aljazeera.com
On Friday, January 28, the Egyptian revolution arrived at the doors of Al-Ahram newspaper, where veteran journalist and war correspondent Yehia Ghanem addressed demonstrators who were demanding that members of the editorial board be delivered to ...


Egypt arrests owner, crew of shipwrecked migrant boat - Reuters Wed, 28 Sep 2016 09:45:00 GMT

Reuters

Egypt arrests owner, crew of shipwrecked migrant boat
Reuters
More and more migrants have been trying to cross to Italy from the African coast over the summer months, particularly from Libya, where people traffickers operate with relative impunity. But boats have increasingly departed from Egypt of late as Libya ...
Spotlight: Egypt's "death boat" drowns dreams, signals social problemsXinhua
Children among more than 200 bodies recovered from capsized migrant boatCNN
New legislation in Egypt toughens penalties on migrant traffickersAhram Online
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Egypt approves tougher jail terms for FGM - Reuters Wed, 28 Sep 2016 20:40:00 GMT

Egypt approves tougher jail terms for FGM
Reuters
CAIRO Egypt has approved a law that will increase jail terms for those who perform female circumcisions, raising the maximum sentence to seven years from two, according to the state's official gazette on Wednesday. Genital cutting of girls, often ...

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Egypt's IMF programme to hit 30m poor - FT.com (registration) (blog) Wed, 28 Sep 2016 12:00:07 GMT

Ahram Online

Egypt's IMF programme to hit 30m poor
FT.com (registration) (blog)
In desperate need of economic stimulus, he is now courting the International Monetary Fund (IMF), the nemesis of Egypt's presidents-of-old. That may provide much-needed fiscal stability, but can he introduce Fund-mandated reforms without fuelling ...
Sisi ratifies Egypt's new church building lawAhram Online
Editor uses Egypt's official news agency to slam boss in plea to SisiAl-Arabiya

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Egypt sentences 40 suspected IS members to life in prison - Fox News Wed, 28 Sep 2016 13:08:00 GMT

Egypt sentences 40 suspected IS members to life in prison
Fox News
CAIRO – An Egyptian court has sentenced 40 people to life in prison over alleged ties to the Islamic State group and for helping recruit youth to join the extremists in Syria and Iraq. The Criminal Court of Zagazig issued its verdict on Wednesday ...

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Death toll in migrant shipwreck off Egypt rises to 202 - Reuters Tue, 27 Sep 2016 16:53:00 GMT

Reuters

Death toll in migrant shipwreck off Egypt rises to 202
Reuters
CAIRO 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 off the ...
Fears of Migrant 'Exodus' from EgyptBreitbart News
Egypt: 170 bodies found so far in refugee boat disasterAljazeera.com
Toll from Egypt migrant boat sinking rises to more than 200Your Houston News
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Traveller snaps rare photos inside Egypt's famous Valley of the Kings - New Zealand Herald Wed, 28 Sep 2016 21:15:53 GMT

Stuff.co.nz

Traveller snaps rare photos inside Egypt's famous Valley of the Kings
New Zealand Herald
The travel journalist and photographer was planning to visit Egypt's famed Valley of the Kings in Luxor - where boy king Tutankhamun was laid to rest, among other pharaohs - when he thought he'd try asking if he could take photo souvenirs of his visit.
Jakub Kyncl's photographs offer rare glimpse inside Egypt's tombsStuff.co.nz

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Suspected IS militants kill 3 police, 1 civilian in Egypt - Fox News Wed, 28 Sep 2016 08:38:00 GMT

Anadolu Agency

Suspected IS militants kill 3 police, 1 civilian in Egypt
Fox News
EL-ARISH, Egypt – An Egyptian police statement says three policemen and a civilian have been shot dead by suspected Islamic State group militants who ambushed their taxi in the coastal city of el-Arish in the Sinai Peninsula. The statement by the el ...
Egypt: 4 killed in Sinai shooting attackAnadolu Agency
Three Policemen, Civilian Killed in Gunmen Attack on Egypt's SinaiAl-Manar TV
3 policemen among 4 killed by unidentified gunmen in EgyptBusiness Standard

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Egypt, Jordan and other Arab rulers silent on Peres funeral - The Times of Israel Wed, 28 Sep 2016 21:15:19 GMT

The Times of Israel

Egypt, Jordan and other Arab rulers silent on Peres funeral
The Times of Israel
“He often presented himself as a man of peace, but no one in the Arab world really believed him,” said Abdullah el-Sennawy, a prominent Egyptian columnist. “Whenever there was war, he was there.” “Peres was a significant contributor to the historic ...
Shimon Peres and a Trip to EgyptAtlanta Jewish Times

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