Thursday , 17 October 2019

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Hundreds estimated arrested in country-wide protests, as political source describes confusion in president’s absence

Hundreds of protesters were arrested last night by police forces in widespread protests calling for President Abdel Fattah al-Sisi to step down in the wake of corruption allegations, according to estimates relayed to Mada Masr by lawyers and human rights organizations.

Videos alleging corruption open public debate on Egyptian military’s economic empire

In videos posted to Twitter and Facebook, Mohamed Ali, an Egyptian construction contractor, accused the Egyptian president and military of corruption. Speaking from self-imposed exile in Barcelona, Spain, Ali said the military owes him hundreds of millions of Egyptian pounds for projects carried out by his company, Amlaak Group, including construction of …