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Armed forces helping secure New Year’s celebrations

Egypt’s Supreme Command of the Armed Forces are taking all measures in coordination with the Interior Ministry to secure the New Year’s celebrations in all governorates, in accordance with the directives of President Abdel Fattah al-Sisi, a statement by the armed forces said.

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Court postpones case demanding constitutional changes on presidential terms’ limit

The Cairo Court of Urgent Matters postponed on Sunday the consideration into a case court demanding the parliament’s debate as well as constitutional changes over the presidential term limit, to 20 January. The case was filed in order to allow President Abdel Fattah Al-Sisi a third term in office.

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CPJ: 19 of 25 detained journalists in Egypt in 2018 charged over ‘false news’

Egypt is among the four worst jailers of journalists in 2018, along with Saudi Arabia, China and Turkey, according to the Committee to Protect Journalists (CPJ). The number of journalists detained in Egypt stands at 25 this year, up from the 2017 record of 20.

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Coptic Church to Appoint Foreign Lawyers for Ownership of Deir Sultan Monastery

Egypt’s Coptic Orthodox Church agreed to appoint a team of international lawyers in order to restore its ownership of the Deir Sultan Monastery in Jerusalem, as international media officer of the Coptic Orthodox Church Ibrahim Azmi announced, Al Ahram reports.

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Is Sisi vying to stay on as president?

News has been propagating about constitutional amendments that would extend the term of Egyptian President Abdel Fattah al-Sisi in order to prepare the citizens for such prospects. Al-Araby Al-Jadeed newspaper published Dec. 9 a report about presidential pressure on Al-Azhar to back the constitutional amendments. Pope Tawadros II of Alexandria announced …

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