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Egypt to introduce Judaism in schools

The Egyptian parliament recently commended the Ministry of Education on approving a new school subject: common values. The course examines religious values ​and verses that have the same meaning in the three Abrahamic religions — Judaism, Christianity and Islam — in a move that will allow Egyptian students to study verses from the Jewish religion for the …

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‘Unjust, regressive and demeaning’: New draft law deems Egyptian women legally incapacitated

An Egyptian woman is a legally incapacitated person who has no right to travel outside the country or manage her own children’s basic affairs without a man’s prior consent, according to a new personal status draft law that recently caused uproar across Egypt.

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Egypt’s Sisi and Sudan’s Burhan agree to seek international quartet over GERD dilemma

Egyptian President Abdel Fattah al-Sisi and the President of the Sudanese Sovereign Council Abdel Fattah al-Burhan on Saturday discussed the Grand Ethiopian Renaissance Dam (GERD) and the border crisis between Sudan and Ethiopia, in addition to matters of bilateral cooperation.

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Egypt: An opposition in exile whose loved ones pay the price

Aly Hussin Mahdy ignored his father’s text messages for quite some time. As a politically outspoken Egyptian asylum seeker living in Chicago, he was concerned about leaving an electronic trail that the feared intelligence services back home could read.

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