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Rethinking resistance in post-uprisings Egypt

Egypt has been undergoing a tumultuous transformation process triggered by the 2011 uprisings. This process witnessed the Muslim Brotherhood’s candidate Mohammed Morsi become Egypt’s first elected civilian president in 2012, only to be ousted a year later by the military.

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Egypt’s Ministry of Solidarity denies suspending any foreign NGOs

The Ministry of Solidarity issued a statement on Wednesday denying social media rumors regarding the suspension of several foreign non-governmental organizations (NGOs) in Egypt, asserting that they are still working without restriction.

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‘Women in Egypt’s Army’: A Demand Aiming for Equality Usually Met With Sexism

Campaigns calling for military service to be available for Egyptian females are in constant growth each year. In Egypt’s Fourth National Youth Conference, held in Alexandria in July, the calls were renewed on Egypt’s minister of defense Sedky Sobhy.

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Egypt sets up national council to fight terrorism

Egypt established a national council for combating terrorism today, giving it broad authority to set policies aimed at “fighting extremism”, a presidential decree stated.

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US senators, Amnesty criticise Egypt’s recently approved NGO law

US Republican Senators John McCain and Lindsey Graham criticised the recent approval of Egypt’s contentious NGO law, deeming it “draconian legislation” that seeks to regulate the work of nongovernmental organizations, in a statement on Wednesday.

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Sisi approves NGO law over 6 months after it receives Parliament’s approval

Egypt’s contentious NGO law was approved by President Abdel Fattah al-Sisi and published in the Official Gazette on Monday. The law will go into effect on Tuesday, May 30, over six months after it was approved by Parliament in November 2016.

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Wife of a former Egyptian prime minister ‘involved in torturing orphans’

Egyptian prosecutors have summoned Dr. Najd Mohammed Khamis, the wife of former Egyptian Prime Minister Atef Ebeid, for questioning as they investigate allegations she tortured orphans at a residential care owned by her association.

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