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Officers testify in ‘illegal crossing of eastern borders’

Three officers including the former head of the Border Guards Intelligence Office in North Sinai testified on Nov. 7 before the Cairo Criminal Court in the retrial of former President Mohamed Morsi and 28 other defendants affiliated with the Muslim Brotherhood in the lawsuit known as “the illegal crossing of …

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Niqab banning bill widely rejected in Egypt parliament

A wide number of parliamentarians in Egypt’s House of Representatives rejected a draft law to ban wearing the niqab (face cover) in government institutions, submitted by MP Ghada Agamy to the General Committee of the Parliament for discussion.

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Egypt denies knowledge of Sisi critic’s disappearance

The Egyptian regime is continuing its police crackdown on political activists and dissidents, and authorities say they still have no leads into the whereabouts of former parliament member Mostafa al-Naggar, who many people fear was forcibly disappeared by the state almost a month ago.

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Rights organizations criticize arrest of at least 31 in Thursday dawn raids

Right organizations have condemned the Thursday arrest of at least 31 people, including employees of the Egyptian Coordination of Rights and Freedoms (ECRF) and Aisha al-Shater, the daughter of senior Muslim Brotherhood figure Khairat al-Shater. The groups issued a joint statement on Saturday demanding information about their whereabouts.

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What we know about the militant attack that left at least 7 Coptic Christians dead in Minya

At least seven people were killed and nearly 20 injured on Friday in a militant attack on two buses and one microbus carrying Coptic Christians back from the St. Samuel Coptic Orthodox Monastery in Upper Egypt’s Minya Governorate, according to a statement released by the official spokesperson for the Coptic Orthodox …

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