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Elections in Egypt were, will be held in fair, transparent environment: Shoukry

Egypt’s Foreign Minister, Sameh Shoukry, delivered Egypt’s statement before the high-level segment of the 40th session of the Human Rights Council and the high-level segment of the Conference on Disarmament in Geneva.

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Lost Capital: The Egyptian Muslim Brotherhood’s Neoliberal Transformation

In an October 2011 interview, Hassan Malek, a leading Egyptian Muslim Brotherhood businessman, emphasized that the Islamist group was friendly to business. Its main problem with the economic policies of former president Hosni Mubarak, he said, was not the policies themselves but the corruption of businessmen close to the regime. …

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Eight years on: Was Egypt’s 25 January revolution worth the sacrifice?

The past truly is a foreign country, just as Egypt has become to me. Three months before the seismic events of 25 January popular uprising I gave birth to my only son at a maternity hospital a few kilometers away from Tahrir square where many mothers lost their sons and …

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Egypt hopes US PR firm can brighten its dismal image

Egypt has hired an undisclosed US public relations firm to counter negative reports about the country and boost its image abroad. Government officials expect the effort to improve investment in Egypt, while activists see it as an attempt to cover up or gloss over economic hardship and human rights violations. The Dec. 23 announcement ignited social …

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IOM to deepen relations with Egypt to combat illegal immigration

In light of Egypt’s presidency of the African Union in 2019, Director General of the International Organization for Migration (IOM), António Vitorino, expressed his keenness to deepen the bilateral relations with Egypt, namely in the field of combating illegal immigration.

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