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An Egyptian military court has jailed a freelance journalist for spreading false news and joining an outlawed group.5

Egypt puts ex-football star Aboutrika back on terror list

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Egypt puts ex-football star Aboutrika back on terror list

An Egyptian court has put a former football star on a 'terror list' for an additional five years over accusations he financed the banned Muslim Brotherhood movement.

Egypt jails 13 police for taking part in protest

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Egypt jails 13 police for taking part in protest

An Egyptian court has sentenced 13 policemen to between three and five years in prison for taking part in a 2015 strike demanding ...

Egypt sentences 10 to death for 'plotting terror attacks'

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Egypt sentences 10 to death for 'plotting terror attacks'

Ten people were sentenced to death in Egypt for forming a 'terror cell' and plotting to attack government and police institutions, AP reported.

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Charges dropped against Mubarak-era tycoon accused of profiteering

Ahmed Ezz had been previously sentenced to 37 years in prison, but recently paid $96.8 million to settle the case.

Alain Gresh

Who is losing the Nile?

Comment: For thousands of years the Nile has been the jugular vein of Egypt. Is Sisi about to lose control of the wealth and resources it ...

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Critical Egypt journalist gets five-year sentence for 'cannabis possession'

ِAn Egyptian court has sentenced a journalist to a five-year jail sentence for 'cannabis possession' after she was arrested last year ...

Laith Saud

Chronicles of the Egyptian Revolution

Book review: Bassiouni's account of Egypt's revolution is an engaging insight into Egypt's Arab Spring and its aftermath, from the side of state ...

Egypt hangs five prisoners despite human rights concerns

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Egypt hangs five prisoners despite human rights concerns

Egypt has executed five prisoners just over a week after a mass execution which was condemned by human rights groups over flawed legal ...

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Egypt top appeals court upholds 5-years prison for activist

Abdel-Fattah now has around a year-and-a-half remaining in his sentence, although he also faces another sentencing in December over accusations ...

Twenty-five days to stand with Egypt's Alaa Abd El-Fattah

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Twenty-five days to stand with Egypt's Alaa Abd El-Fattah

Egyptian activist Alaa Abd El-Fattah has been in-and-out of jail for the past four years. Campaigners are rallying around him and asking the ...

Egypt sentences 8 to death for police station attack

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Egypt sentences 8 to death for police station attack

Death sentence verdicts handed to Egypt's grand mufti for non-binding approval as mass trials of protesters continue.

Egypt sentences 28 to death over prosecutor killing

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Egypt sentences 28 to death over prosecutor killing

A Cairo criminal court has sentenced 28 people to death over the 2015 killing of Egypt's notorious head prosecutor, ...

Police killed in checkpoint attack near Egypt capital

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Police killed in checkpoint attack near Egypt capital

Egypt’s state-run news agency says gunmen have attacked a security checkpoint in Cairo, killing five security forces.

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Leading Hasm militant killed in shootout with Egypt police

A leading Hasm militant has been killed in a shootout with security forces in Egypt's Fayoum governorate, the interior ministry said on Tuesday.

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Hasm anti-government militants killed in shootout with Egypt police

Two Hasm militants were killed in a shootout with security forces outside Cairo on Saturday, the interior ministry said.

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France under Macron still indulges Egypt's harsh repression

Comment: Macron may be a fresh new face, but if cabinet ministers' visits to Cairo are any indication, we seem set for the same ...

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Sudan's foreign minister cancels Egypt visit as tensions simmer

Sudan's foreign minister has cancelled a trip to Egypt as relations between the neighbouring countries have been fraught with tension over a ...

Egypt's Sisi denies Bashir's allegations of backing Sudan rebels

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Egypt's Sisi denies Bashir's allegations of backing Sudan rebels

Egypt's president has denied accusations levelled by his Sudanese counterpart that Cairo has been supplying Darfur rebels with military ...

Fadi al-Qadi

Authoritarianism: The nemesis of press freedom

Comment: Freedom of the press is a direct reflection of the liberties and respect for human rights a country affords its citizens, writes Fadi ...

Egypt sentences radical preacher to death in absentia

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Egypt sentences radical preacher to death in absentia

Egyptian hardliner Wagdi Ghoneim was sentenced to death in absentia on Sunday on charges of establishing an illegal organisation that incited ...

Egypt refuses to send Gaddafi chief to the ICC

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Egypt refuses to send Gaddafi chief to the ICC

The ICC issued a public arrest warrant for a member of Libya's old military regime on Monday, but a senior source at the ICC said Egypt has ...

International <em>Criminal</em> <em>Court</em> chasing fugitive Gaddafi-era security chief

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International Criminal Court chasing fugitive Gaddafi-era security chief

Al-Tuhamy Mohamed Khaled possesses at least ten passports and numerous alternate identities. He stands accused of war crimes for crushing ...

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