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Syrians in Egypt fear new restrictions signal worse to come

The closure of a popular Syrian-owned restaurant in the east Alexandria neighborhood of Asafra over what an employee in the Alexandria governor’s office claimed to be “health code violations” has renewed fears among Syrians of tighter restrictions on their businesses in Egypt. It has also sparked a new wave of hostility …

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Egypt’s Media council blocks two websites for spreading fake news about Huawei

President of the Supreme Council for Media Regulation Makram Mohamed Ahmed on Saturday blocked the websites al-Akhbariya and al-Sabah News for publishing fake news about Chinese company Huawei, potentially harming Huawei’s business activities in Egypt and violating the code of journalistic ethics.

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20 NGOs urge France to criticise Egyptian president

20 NGOs urge France to criticise Egyptian president– Twenty NGOs have urged French President Emmanuel Macron to denounce Egypt’s human rights record, criticising the invitation of Egyptian president to the G7 summit to be held in France on Saturday and Sunday, Anadolu Agency reported.

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Human rights community in Egypt calls on UN to ‘explicitly cancel’ anti-torture conference after decision to postpone

Hours after the United Nations decided to postpone a planned anti-torture conference in Cairo, over 80 prominent human rights workers, lawyers, journalists, activists and public figures in Egypt called on the UN to “explicitly cancel or reallocate the event to another country with the minimum respect for human rights,” in …

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