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‘Sovereign entity’ intervening in state media workers strike

A “sovereign” government entity has intervened in protests for overdue wage payments held by state media workers at the Maspero building in downtown Cairo, according to Khaled al-Sobky, the head of the union committee for economic sector workers at the National Broadcasting Authority.

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Egypt tests economic outreach to Syria through labor unions

Egypt, along with the UAE and other Arab states, has begun to test the possibilities of engagement with Syria. Syrian President Bashar al-Assad, once ostracized by Arab capitals, seems to have weathered the eleven year civil war. Many Arab countries believe that there needs to be an Arab counterweight to …

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Egyptian law grants syndicates judicial powers over artists

In a move that sparked the outrage of artistic freedom advocates, the parliament’s culture and media committee approved Tuesday a law amendment that gives the three syndicates the right to crack down on artistry they described as “substandard”.

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