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‘Fear is overcoming me’: Egypt cracks down harder on media amid pandemic

When the editor-in-chief of Egypt’s most prominent investigative media outlet was arrested by security forces last month outside Cairo’s notorious Tora prison complex, Leena al-Deeb grabbed her phone to inform her best friend, a local journalist.

Italian FM sends letter to Shoukry requesting legal residences of 5 Egyptian security officials to start Regeni trial in absentia

Italian Minister of Foreign Affairs Luigi Di Maio sent a letter to Foreign Minister Sameh Shoukry on Wednesday to request the legal residences of five Egyptian security officials suspected of involvement in the 2016 murder of doctoral student Giulio Regeni in order to inform them of their indictment, according to …

Egypt’s bet on international pressure yields scant results as GERD talks remain at impasse

With just weeks left before Ethiopia says it will start filling a new mega-dam on the Blue Nile River that would make it Africa’s biggest power exporter, negotiations between Egypt, Ethiopia and Sudan ended on Wednesday without an agreement on several key issues, including legally-binding drought mitigation protocols and a …