Wednesday , 28 June 2017

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Appeals court for Urgent Matters confirms Saudi’s sovereignty over disputed Red Sea islands

The appeals court of the Cairo Court for Urgent Matters rejected on Sunday an appeal to overturn the ruling that nullifies the signing of the maritime boundary agreement between Egypt and Saudi Arabia. The appeal was filed by lawyer Nahla Ahmed Kandil. 

Sisi approves NGO law over 6 months after it receives Parliament’s approval

Egypt’s contentious NGO law was approved by President Abdel Fattah al-Sisi and published in the Official Gazette on Monday. The law will go into effect on Tuesday, May 30, over six months after it was approved by Parliament in November 2016.

51 accused in Rabea operations room case placed on terror list despite 21 having received acquittals

Eight months after the initial ruling was passed, 51 individuals said to be associated with the outlawed Muslim Brotherhood group were officially placed on Egypt’s terror list for a three-year period on Saturday. All were accused in the Rabea operations room case, and 21 of them were acquitted of terror …