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How Brute Violence Became Egypt’s Answer to Virtually Everything

Karim Assaad, a 30-year-old Egyptian journalist, stayed up late on August 18 to finish some work so he could enjoy the rest of the weekend with his wife and 2-year-old son. Before dawn’s light filled the skies in Cairo, Assaad heard aggressive knocks on their door. “We thought the building …

Rights groups call for accountability over 2013 Egypt sit-in killings

Rights groups called on Monday for accountability over the deaths of hundreds of people killed in a single day, 10 years ago, when Egyptian security forces dispersed a protest against the ouster of the country’s first democratically elected President, Reuters reports.

Egypt ministry fire fuels Greek property conspiracy theories

An investigation is underway to discover the cause behind a massive fire that erupted over the weekend inside an empty building of the Ministry of Endowments in the Egyptian capital Cairo, as activists were quick to claim “foul play.”