Monday , 24 April 2017

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Police kill believed militant in Damietta town where residents accuse police of illegal searches

Egyptian police killed Mohamed Adel Balboula, who was believed to be a member of the armed Islamist Hassm movement, in a firefight in the Damietta village of Basarta, according to an Interior Ministry statement published on Friday. Balboula was a suspect in the investigation into the death of police guard Masoud Abdallah al-Amir, …

Will new union chief give Egypt more control over press?

Egypt’s media is often in the news itself as it has faced one government crackdown after another over the years. The idea of a free press in Egypt is often seen as a paradox. The recently elected president of the Egyptian Journalists’ Union, who is affiliated with the regime, now faces the thorny task …

Presidential term will not exceed eight years for any ruler: Sisi to FOX TV

President Abdel Fattah Al-Sisi asserted on Thursday that he will only run for the upcoming presidential election in 2018 if the Egyptians are seeking this, during a televised interview with the US based TV channel FOX news, noting that dictatorship has no longer a place in Egypt.