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Amnesty condemns forced disappearance and murder of schoolteacher in Egypt

Information gathered by Amnesty International suggests that Mohamed Abdel Satar, a schoolteacher, was forcibly disappeared and extrajudicially executed by Egyptian security forces, according to a report the international rights organization released on Tuesday.

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Following deadly clashes, Nile island residents keep up fight against evictions

When Hala Fawzi, a resident of the Nile island of al-Warraq, left home to buy food, she never expected that she would return to find her home reduced to a pile of rubble. “My four children were inside the house. The neighbors saved them before security forces began the demolitions,” she …

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Government maintains wiping out Al-Warraq infringements: Al-Haras

Following clashes between security forces and residents of Al-Warraq island this week, which resulted in the death of a citizen and the injury of dozens from both sides, the retreat of security forces is likely to be temporary as government officials have asserted they had no plans of stopping the …

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Egypt: UAE company to develop Nile island

An Emirati company has plans to develop the Al-Warraq Island in Cairo in which clashes have erupted in recent days, local newspaper have reported. According to Al-Masry Al-Youm and Al-Watan newspapers, the Emirati-Singaporean RSP Architects Planners & Engineers Company and the Cairo-based Cube Engineering Consultancy published on their websites drawings …

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