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Establishing database for Egyptians is part of national security: Sisi

President Abdel Fatah al-Sisi asserted Wednesday his keenness to establish a full database for Egyptians; not only to fight corruption but also to help the citizens and make their lives easier, clarifying that all personal data are being dealt with as strictly classified.

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New Political Struggles for Egypt’s Military

Much of the focus on the Egyptian constitutional amendments ratified on April 20-22 has been on those allowing President Abdel Fattah El-Sisi to stay in power for an additional eight years and gain full control over the judicial branch. However, little attention has been paid to the amendments affecting the …

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New Egyptian panel will defend government, not human rights

Egypt will convene a committee next month tasked with responding to, and trying to counter, claims of human rights abuses against the often-accused country.

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Monufia ex-Governor to be jailed 10 years for bribery

Giza Criminal Court has sentenced the former governor of Monufia, Hesham Abdel Basset, to 10 years in maximum security prison with a fine of LE15 million, over charges of requesting a LE27.4 million bribe to award construction projects to businessman Assem Ahmed Fathi.

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Building a virtual political party for Egypt

In Egypt there is no star brighter than that of footballing legend Mohamed Salah. Just this month, he was named PFA player of the year, and Egyptian Twitter danced deep into the night. Coming on the heels of an “election” dubbed farcical by The Washington Post, The New Yorker and The Economist, to …

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