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Head of Sinai Reconstruction Authority speaks about development in Sinai

Mohsen Hamed, the CEO of the Sinai Reconstruction Authority, a government body responsible for implementing development projects in the Sinai Peninsula, said that the Comprehensive Operation Sinai 2018 will contribute significantly to a qualitative leap in development in this region. He clarified that the state is funding development projects in Sinai along with …

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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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Egypt eliminates Muslim Brotherhood leaders’ names from streets

The Egyptian government has started a campaign to remove the street name signs that carry the names of leaders and prominent members of the Muslim Brotherhood, the Islamist group that was designated as a terrorist organization following the ousting of President Mohammed Morsi in 2013.

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Appointing women State Council judges ‘a matter of time’: State Council Pres.

Egypt’s State Council President Ahmed Abou Al-Azm said there was no constitutional prohibition to appointing women as judges in the State Council, adding that the State Council itself has no objection to the matter. However, he said the entire process was a “matter of time”, as there are protocols that …

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Security restrictions eased in North Sinai, media reports killing of 11 alleged militants

The security measures that have curtailed daily life in North Sinai since the start of the Operation Sinai 2018 military campaign are set to ease further, following a Monday announcement by the region’s newly appointed Governor Mohamed Abdel Fadil Shousha. The news comes as media outlets report that police forces …

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