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Egypt frees prominent academic after 18 months in pretrial detention

The judicial authorities in Egypt yesterday lifted conditional release measures in place against Professor Hazem Hosny since February. The Cairo prosecutor reduced the measures imposed on the professor of political science at Cairo University in June under a conditional release order lasting four months, wherein he was basically under house …

The Takeaway: Business As Usual: US-Egypt alliance finds its center

The Biden administration is planning to send $170 million in military aid to Egypt that Congress has conditioned on improvements in Cairo’s human rights record. That’s only slightly more than half the $300 million Congress had appropriated. The compromise, Elizabeth Hagedorn reports, has not appeased activists and some Democrats who …