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Slain student caught in ‘web’ spun by Egyptian security services

Giulio Regeni, an Italian student tortured and murdered in Cairo in 2016, was ensnared in a “spider’s web” spun by the Egyptian security services in the weeks leading up to his death, Rome prosecutors said on Tuesday, reports Reuters.

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Egypt’s counter-terrorism efforts paid off: Dar al-Iftaa Observatory

Egypt’s counter-terrorism and extremism efforts have reaped fruit, as the country was dropped out of the list of countries most affected by terrorism in 2019, said the Observatory for Monitoring Takfiri Fatwas and Extremist Ideologies at Dar al-Ifta.

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When the Procedural is Political: In reforming Egypt’s personal-status law, how it’s done is as important as who does it

In Egypt today there is little room for politics on issues in which the regime has staked out clear positions or that are deemed to be connected to security. But there is still room for vigorous debate over matters that might seem mundane, but are still consequential for Egyptians, such …

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