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EU calls for closer Egypt ties, human rights dialogue

The European Parliament (EP) has called for enhanced Egypt-EU cooperation, and a “political dialogue based on shared values, and respect for human rights” in its 12th inter-parliamentary meeting with Egypt’s parliament, according to an EP press statement.

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The EU-Sisi deal shows Egyptian lives don’t matter in Brussels

Eight years ago, a photo of the brutalised body of Khaled Said, a young man from the Egyptian port city of Alexandria, went viral on social media. Said had been beaten to death by local police, who alleged that he had died from asphyxiation after stuffing a bag of hashish …

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Booking your winter-sun getaway? Remember, Egypt is still a police state

Summer is officially over. The chill autumn winds are blowing, the kids have gone back to school, traffic on the morning commute has returned to its soul-crushing normality, and you’re beginning to remember just how much you hate your life.

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Egyptian, Austrian, EU Leaders Discuss Mediterranean Region Problems

Egyptian President Abdul Fattah Sisi met with Austrian Chancellor Sebastian Kurz and European Council President Donald Tusk on Sunday in order to discuss boosting cooperation between Cairo and Brussels, Sisi’s administration said in a press release obtained by Sputnik.

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Egypt Stresses Success in Curbing Illegal Immigration

The Egyptian Interior Ministry said on Sunday that it had achieved a remarkable success in the fight against illegal immigration and human trafficking, within the framework of the country’s strategy to curb this phenomenon.

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Egypt’s Freedom and Justice Party calls on international community to block political trials

Egypt’s Freedom and Justice Party has sent letters to the United Nations, the European Union and the African Union, calling on them to intervene as a matter of urgency and bring an end to the mass trials of political opponents in the North African country. Such trials almost inevitable end …

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Egypt rejects ‘biased’ EU criticism of Raba’a death ruling

Egypt’s Ministry of Foreign Affairs issued a statement tackling the European Commission’s criticism of its recent trial, which sentenced 75 protesters from 2013 to death, on charges of acting for the Muslim Brotherhood.

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