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Mystery shrouds disappearance of first female mayor in Egypt’s Sharqiyah

July 16 marked the fourth month since Nahed Lashin, the first female mayor in Egypt’s Sharqiyah governorate, disappeared under mysterious circumstances, raising many questions about whether her disappearance or abduction was related to her being a female mayor and whether such a hypothesis would prevent women from running for positions …

Pro-Sisi MP ‘beaten by police’ as Egypt’s power struggle boils over

A pro-government MP claims she was assaulted by officers in a police station in Egypt in a story that has taken Egyptian social media by storm and exposed the fault lines in the country’s byzantine power struggles.